|Jeremy Sumpter Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||February 5, 1989|
Jeremy Sumpter is an American actor, model, and producer who is known for playing Pete Young in the television drama series Clubhouse and J.D. McCoy in the sports drama television series Friday Night Lights. He has also been cast in shows like Stitchers, Raising Dad, Strong Medicine, ER, CSI: Miami, and The Glades. Moreover, his film credits include Frailty, Murphy’s Dozen, Local Boys, Peter Pan, An American Crime, Just a Dream, Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life, The Sasquatch Gang, Calvin Marshall, You’re So Cupid, Death and Cremation, Hiding, Soul Surfer, Animal, Excision, The UnBroken, The Culling, Into the Storm, The Legend of 5 Mile Cave, Sisters of the Groom, Billionaire Ransom, and The Squeeze.
Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, Model, Producer
- Father – Gary Sumpter
- Mother – Sandy (née Johnson)
- Siblings – Travis Sumpter (Older Brother) (Works in US Military), Jennifer “Gigi” Sumpter (Older Sister), Jessica (Twin Sister)
- Others – Myron Glenn Sumpter (Paternal Grandfather), Berneice/Bernice Evangeline Breier (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Ray Johnson (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Jane Sorrell (Maternal Grandmother)
He has been signed to –
- Mark Robert Management
- Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States
His net worth has been $500 Thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
As per his official website, his height is 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm.
84 kg or 185 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jeremy Sumpter has dated –
- Rachel Hurd-Wood (2003) – Actors Rachel Hurd-Wood and Jeremy dated each other in the past after meeting for the first time on the set of Peter Pan (2003) movie.
- Alyssa Tabit (2007-2009) – From 2007 to 2009, actors Jeremy Sumpter and Alyssa Tabit dated each other.
- Lauren Pacheco (2010-2016) – He started going out with Lauren Pacheco in the year 2010 and they announced in December 2015 that they had gotten engaged. However, things did not work out and they called off their engagement the following year.
Race / Ethnicity
He has mainly English ancestry with some German and French roots. He also has Scots-Irish/Northern Irish ancestry.
He appeared in the Milk Cereal Bars commercial in the past.
Best Known For
Playing the title role in the 2003 live-action fantasy film Peter Pan, as Jacob in the 2014 found-footage disaster film Into the Storm.
He is also known for playing the recurring role of J. D. McCoy in the NBC drama television series Friday Night Lights (2008–2010).
Jeremy appeared in the 2001 psychological thriller film Frailty for his role as young Adam.
First TV Show
In 2001, Sumpter appeared in just 1 episode of The WB’s TV series Raising Dad.
He works out. He has a lean muscular body with a shaped chest and arms.
Jeremy tweeted about his great workout in January 2013.
For portraying Peter Pan in the 2003 film of the same name, he did sword fighting for up to five hours a day.
Jeremy Sumpter Favorite Things
- Food – Spaghetti and chili
- Holiday – Christmas
- Film (In Which Jeremy Has Acted) – Peter Pan
- Color – Blue
- Book – The Hunger Games (By Suzanne Collins), The Giver (By Lois Lowry)
- Male Actors – Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson, Robert Redford, Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton
- Female Actors – Catherine Keener
- Movies – The Deer Hunter (1978), Deliverance (1972), A River Runs Through It (1992), BraveHeart (1995)
- Singers / Bands – Beatles, Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Neil Young
- Athlete – Kobe Bryant
Source – JeremySumpter.com, IMDb, Cosmopolitan.co.uk
Jeremy Sumpter Facts
- Jeremy started acting at the age of 10.
- He enjoys surfing, playing golf, basketball, baseball, football, and skiing. He plays them in his free time.
- After taking birth in California, he and his family relocated to Mount Sterling, Kentucky. At that time, he was 10 months old.
- He has two pet dogs named Bear and Chewie.
- His perfect day off is playing golf with dad.
- He started his modeling career at the age of 11 by signing with The International Modeling and Talent Association.
- He has co-hosted an online reality contest show, The YOBI Show with Danielle Ryan in the past.
- For his performance in the 2003 fantasy adventure film Peter Pan, he bagged the Young Artist Award for “Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor” and the Saturn Award for “Best Performance by a Younger Actor” while he was also nominated for a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award in the “Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role – Male” category.
- When he started modeling at 11, he won Pre-Teen Male Model of the Year.
- One day, he wants to have a group of kids just to boss them around.
- He is good friends with Selena Gomez.
- He received the “Youth for Humanity Award, Male” at the Change The World Award in 2009.
- Visit his official website @ jeremysumpter.com.