Jon Kortajarena Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jon Kortajarena Quick Info
Height6 ft 2.5 in
Weight80 kg
Date of Birth
Zodiac SignTaurus
BoyfriendUnknown

Jon Kortajarena is a Spanish model who has posed for the worldwide popular brands like Just CavalliVersaceGiorgio Armani, Lagerfeld, Pepe Jeans but notably H&MZaraGuess, and Tom Ford. He is known to play Felix Cordova on the American drama-thriller series Quantico. Jon Kortajarena has a massive fan base of more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 600k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Jon Kortajarena Redruello

Nick Name

Jon

Jon Kortajarena in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018
Jon Kortajarena in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018 (Jon Kortajarena / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain

Residence

New York, United States

Nationality

Spanish

Education

Jon attended an Ikastola school until the age of 10 and went to many public, private, and Catholic schools.

Occupation

Model, Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Nuria Redruello Sánchez (Hair Dresser)
  • Siblings – Jon has a sister.

Manager

Kortajarena is represented by Markham, Froggatt & Irwin and Untitled Entertainment. Beside this, Jon has signed with the following agencies –

  • View Management – Barcelona (Mother Agency)
  • The Lions – New York
  • Success Models – Paris
  • Why Not Model Management – Milan
  • Select Model Management – London
  • YC Models – Brussels
  • The Lions – Los Angeles
  • Scoop Models – Copenhagen

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Jon Kortajarena in an Instagram post in December 2018
Jon Kortajarena in an Instagram post in December 2018 (Jon Kortajarena / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse

Jon Kortajarena has dated –

  1. Blanca Romero (2007) – Jon dated the Spanish talk-show host Blanca Romero in 2007 and soon they got separated.
  2. Alfonso Bassave (2010) – Kortajarena and Alfonso Bassave had an encounter in 2010.
  3. Luke Evans (2014-2016, 2017) – Jon began dating Welsh actor Luke Evans in 2014. After dating for almost 2 years, the romance fizzled up and the couple decided to part their ways. They later dated for a short period of time in 2017.

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

Jon has Basque and Spanish/Andalusian ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Thick Eyebrows
  • Towering Height

Shoe Size

44 (EU) or 11 (US) or 10 (UK)

Jon Kortajarena in an Instagram post as seen in November 2018
Jon Kortajarena in an Instagram post as seen in November 2018 (Jon Kortajarena / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Jon Kortajarena has done endorsements work for brands like FurlaDouglas CosmeticsMessikaLiu-JoReservedBalmain HairTom Ford, DKNY, Guerlain, Bulgari, Massimo Dutti, Salvatore FerragamoCarolina HerreraPorts 1961, Banana RepublicJack Jones7 For All MankindAgent ProvocateurHugo BossSararKarl Lagerfeld, Zara, Mavi, Kenneth Cole, David YurmanRoberto CavalliLacosteSergio KPepe JeansBelvedere VodkaReplayTrussardiMatiniqueEspritMauro Grifoni, Jaeger, Etro, Diesel, Guess, Carlo Pignatelli, Jean Paul Gaultier, and John Richmond.

Moreover, Jon appeared in a TV commercial for the sugar-free, Fanta Z “Mediterraneo” in 2005.

Best Known For

  • Playing Felix Cordova in 2017 on the American Television drama-thriller TV series Quantico
  • Enacting Jeffrey Aspern on the 2018 period drama The Aspern Papers

First Film

Jon made his theatrical film debut as Carlos in the 2009 drama film A Single Man.

First TV Show

Kortajarena made his first TV show appearance in 2006 on the reality TV series Supermodelo 2006.

Personal Trainer

Jon Kortajarena prefers to do running which helps to keep his mind and body healthy. He takes a balanced diet to keep himself glowing, fit, and healthy.

Jon Kortajarena Favorite Things

  • Books – Perfume, The Wheel of Life by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Siddhartha
  • Novelist – Hermann Hesse
SourceWikipedia
Jon Kortajarena in a selfie with his dog as seen in June 2018
Jon Kortajarena in a selfie with his dog as seen in June 2018 (Jon Kortajarena / Instagram)

Jon Kortajarena Facts

  1. He was discovered during a fashion show that he visited with his friend.
  2. Jon’s modeling carrier began to shine at the age of 18 when he got selected to be the face of Just Cavalli for Roberto Cavalli’s spring campaign.
  3. He has modeled professionally on the Cibeles fashion show for Roberto Verino.
  4. Jon relocated to Paris to begin his career in modeling.
  5. His international modeling debut was at the fall Milan and Paris fashion week for Emporio Armani and John Galliano in 2004.
  6. Jon refers to himself as a hopelessly romantic person.
  7. He has done runway walks for the brands including Bottega VenetaDolce & Gabbana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Carolina HerreraGiorgio ArmaniJohn Galliano, and Chanel in Milan and Paris.
  8. Jon got signed by the American fashion brand named Guess in 2007.
  9. Kortajarena has served as an ambassador for Bulgari Global Watches.
  10. He aspired to become a painter, an astronaut, a supermarket cashier during his childhood days.
  11. Jon walked right behind his best friend and model Esther Cañadas during his first runway walk.
  12. He was ranked 8th on the list of “The World’s 10 Most Successful Male Models” by Forbes on June 26, 2009.
  13. In November 2009, Kortajarena was named “Model of the Year” by the German GQ.
  14. He has a knack for designing and photography.
  15. Jon prefers to spend time with friends and family. During his treasure time, he likes to watch films, listen to music, travel to mountains with friends and sunbathing.
  16. He appeared n*de in numerous Tom Ford campaigns.
  17. Kortajarena is a good friend of Elena Anaya.
  18. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Euskera.
  19. Follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Jon Kortajarena / Instagram

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