Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, U.S.
His educational background is not known.
- Father – Gary Sumpter
- Mother – Sandy (née Johnson)
- Siblings – Travis Sumpter (Older Brother) (Works in US Military), Jennifer “Gigi” Sumpter (Older Sister), Jessica (Twin Sister)
He is signed to Mark Robert Management.
As per his official website, his height is 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm.
84 kg or 185 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jeremy Sumpter 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.
Race / Ethnicity
He has mainly English ancestry with some German and French roots.
He appeared in 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 2014 found-footage disaster film Into the Storm.
He is also known for playing the recurring role as 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 shaped chest and arms.
Jeremy tweeted about his great workout in January 2013.
For portraying Peter Pan in 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)
- Actors – Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson, Robert Redford, Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton
- Actress – 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, SugarScape
Jeremy Sumpter Facts
- Jeremy started acting at the age of 10.
- He enjoys doing 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.
- 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.
- Visit his official website @ jeremysumpter.com.
- Connect with Jeremy on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.