|Jake T. Austin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||December 3, 1994|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Jake T. Austin is an American actor who is best known for portraying the role of Max Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place. He has also appeared in several other TV shows and films such as Hotel for Dogs, The Perfect Game, New Year’s Eve, Grantham & Rose, The Valley, Adverse, Happy Monster Band, The Suite Life on Deck, Drop Dead Diva, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Fosters. He has also done voiceover work for characters such as Fernando in Rio, Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle in Justice League vs. Teen Titans, Alex in The Emoji Movie, Diego in Dora the Explorer, and Bluz in Happy Monster Band.
Jake Toranzo Austin Szymanski
Jake T. Austin, Jakee, Jakey
New York City, New York, United States
Austin attended West Nyack Elementary School and later went to Felix Festa Middle School in New York. He also attended Professional Children’s School in Manhattan, New York City.
Actor, voice actor
- Father – Joe Szymanski
- Mother – Giny Rodriquez Toranzo
- Siblings – Ava Austin (Younger Sister)
Principato Young Entertainment
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
65 kg or 143 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jake T. Austin dated –
- Bella Thorne (2010) – The actors met at the set of Wizards of Waverly Place and had a fling with each other in 2010.
- AnnaSophia Robb (2013) – Jake was RUMORed to be dating AnnaSophia, his Khumba’s (South African animated film) co-star in 2013.
- Bianca A. Santos (2013-2014) – Jake was romantically linked to Bianca, his The Fosters co-star since June 2013. The duo dated for about a year from June 2013 until 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
He is Argentine, Puerto Rican, and Spanish on his mother’s side and English, Irish, and Polish on his father’s side.
In 2012, he was announced as Ronald McDonald House® New York (RMH-NY) Youth ambassador.
He has appeared in several TV commercials as a child and appeared in commercials for Staples, diet coke, etc in 2013.
Best Known For
Portraying Max Russo in Disney Channel original TV series Wizards of Waverly Place from 2007 to 2012.
He is also known for giving his voice for his role as Diego in the TV series Go, Diego, Go! from 2005 to 2008.
Jake started his movie career by giving his voice to the 2006 American computer-animated film The Ant Bully for his role as Nicky.
First TV Show
He debuted on television with the American late-night talk show Late Show with David Letterman for his role as Kid 1698 in an episode dated “December 23, 2003”.
Jake T. Austin Favorite Things
- Food – Pasta, sushi
- Actors – Christian Bale, Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn, Clifton Collins Jr.
- Music – Rock
- Sports – Football, basketball, snowboarding, surfing
- Color – Red
- Flower – Pansy
Jake T. Austin Facts
- Austin has 2 pet dogs, viz., Bogey, and Beju.
- Jake’s middle name T has been taken from his mother’s last name “Toranzo”.
- He is comfortable in English and Spanish.
- Jake began his career at the age of 7.
- He really likes pasta.
- Jake wants to direct movies when he grows older.
- Austin is a philanthropist too and devotes his time to Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Starlight Children’s Foundation.
- Jake and his family own a restaurant called “The Clarksville Inn”.