Jeremy Piven Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jeremy Piven Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth July 26, 1965
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Hazel

Jeremy Piven is an American actor, comedian, and producer who is best known for portraying characters such as Spence Kovak in the sitcom Ellen (1995–1998), Ari Gold in the comedy-drama TV series Entourage (2004-2011), Harry Selfridge in the period drama TV series Mr. Selfridge (2013-2016), and Jeffrey Tanner in the drama TV series Wisdom of the Crowd (2017-2018).

Born Name

Jeremy Samuel Piven

Nick Name

Jez Piv, The Piv

Jeremy Piven in an Instagram Selfie from May 2020
Jeremy Piven in an Instagram Selfie from May 2020 (Jeremy Piven / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Residence

Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Jeremy had graduated from the Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois. During his time in Illinois, he had undergone training at the Piven Theatre Workshop, a professional theatre company and a training center founded by his parents. As a teenager, he had also attended the Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts, a performing arts summer camp in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

After his high school graduation, he had attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, from where he had dropped out after his sophomore year to attend New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts. He had left Tisch in his senior year to pursue an acting career. He had then spent a semester at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Producer

Jeremy Piven as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019
Jeremy Piven as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019 (Jeremy Piven / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Bernard ‘Byrne’ Piven (Stage Actor, Drama Teacher, Director, Co-Founder of the Playwrights Theatre Club) (d. February 18, 2002)
  • Mother – Joyce Adrian Hiller Piven (née Goldstein) (Director, Drama Teacher, Actress)
  • Siblings – Shira Piven (Older Sister) (Director, Writer, Filmmaker)
  • Others – Samuel Piven (Paternal Grandfather), Katie Piven (née Balaban) (Paternal Grandmother), Herman Piven (Paternal Uncle) (Criminology Professor), Adam McKay (Brother-in-Law) (Writer, Director, Producer), Lili Rose McKay (Niece) (Actress), Pearl McKay (Niece) (Actress), Samuel Lionel Goldstein (Maternal Grandfather), Blanche Goodman (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jeremy has dated –

  1. Melrose Bickerstaff – Rumor
  2. Nikki Benz – Rumor
  3. Vanessa Marcil (2005)
  4. Lillian Grant (2007–2008)
  5. Barbie Blank (2009) – Rumor
  6. January Jones (2010)
  7. Sophie Turner (2011–2013) – Jeremy had dated the Australian model Sophie Turner between December 2011 and 2013.
  8. Kelly Brook (2013) – Rumor

Race / Ethnicity

Caucasian

He is of Ashkenazi Jewish (Ukrainian and Russian) descent.

Jeremy Piven as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2020
Jeremy Piven as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2020 (Jeremy Piven / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a trimmed beard
  • Bespectacled
  • Affable smile

Brand Endorsements

Jeremy has been featured in the TV and radio commercials for –

  • Glade Car Scented Oils (Radio) (2005)
  • Alpine Lager beer (TV) (Voice-over)
  • Cincinnati Bell Telephone (TV and Radio)
  • DirectTV (TV) (2007)

He had also been featured in a series of TV commercials for the professional ice hockey team Chicago Blackhawks.

Jeremy Piven as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020
Jeremy Piven as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020 (Jeremy Piven / Instagram)

Jeremy Piven Facts

  1. While shooting for the 1994 film Politically Correct Party Animals, he had contracted malaria and had to be hospitalized for quite a few days.
  2. For his work in the TV series Entourage, he had won the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ award at the Golden Globe Awards and the ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor’ award at the Primetime Emmy Awards (2006, 2007, 2008).
  3. He is an ardent supporter of the professional American football team Chicago Bears.
  4. He is a childhood friend of actor John Cusack with whom he has shared screen space in several films.

Featured Image by Jeremy Piven / Instagram

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