Jon Turteltaub Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jon Turteltaub Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight85 kg
Date of BirthAugust 8, 1963
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseAmy Eldon

Jon Turteltaub is a successful American film director and producer. He is known for directing notable films like Think Big, Driving Me Crazy, 3 Ninjas, Cool Runnings, While You Were Sleeping, Phenomenon, Instinct, The Kid, National Treasure, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Last Vegas, and The Meg. Also, he has produced TV series like Jericho, Harper’s Island, and Common Law. Jon attended the Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, California.

Born Name

Jonathan Charles Turteltaub

Nick Name

Jon

Jon Turteltaub during an event in January 2013
Jon Turteltaub during an event in January 2013 (Angela George / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Residence

Malibu, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Jon Turteltaub studied at the Beverly Hills High School. He also attended the Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and graduated in 1985. Later, he joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, California.

Occupation

Film Director, Film Producer

Family

  • Father – Saul Turteltaub (Comedy Writer)
  • Mother – Shirley Steinberg
  • Siblings – He has another sibling.
  • Others – Kathy Eldon (Mother-In-Law) (Film Producer), Mike Eldon (Father-In-Law), Dan Eldon (Brother-In-Law) (Was a photojournalist who was stoned to death alongside numerous other journalists in Somalia in 1993), Fritzi Burr (Uncle), Aaron Heyman (Uncle)

Manager

Jon Turteltaub is managed by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jon Turteltaub has dated –

  1. Amy Eldon – Jon was in a relationship with British television writer and producer Amy Eldon for a while. The couple tied the knot on July 6, 2006. They are blessed with 3 children – sons Jack Turteltaub and Daniel Turteltaub, and daughter Arabella Rose Turteltaub.
Jon Turteltaub in an Instagram post as seen in August 2018
Jon Turteltaub in an Instagram post as seen in August 2018 (Jon Turteltaub / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

However, his hair has turned ‘salt and pepper’ due to his advancing age.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sharp Nose
  • Tall height
Jon Turteltaub at WonderCon in April 2010
Jon Turteltaub at WonderCon in April 2010 (BrokenSphere / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Religion

Judaism

Best Known For

Directing numerous notable films including 3 Ninjas (1992), Cool Runnings (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Phenomenon (1996), Instinct (1999), The Kid (2000), National Treasure (2004) and its sequel, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010), and The Meg (2018)

First TV Show

In 1995, he made his first TV show appearance on the documentary series Biography.

Jon Turteltaub Favorite Things

  • Place For Meal – Taco Bell
  • Horror Film As A Kid – War of the Gargantuas (1966)

Source – TheMusicSolution.Songtradr.com, Slash Film

Jon Turteltaub during an interview as seen in August 2018
Jon Turteltaub during an interview as seen in August 2018 (Al Arabiya English / YouTube)

Jon Turteltaub Facts

  1. He is regarded as one of the 6 graduates from Wesleyan University that have successfully made it as a film director in Hollywood alongside Miguel Arteta, Michael Bay, Ruben Fleischer, Joss Whedon, and Benh Zeitlin.
  2. At the Beverly Hills High School, he surpassed Nicolas Cage, who was his junior and won a role in the school play Our Town.
  3. As an executive producer, he has worked in many TV series including Jericho (2006-2008), Harper’s Island (2009), and Common Law (2012), while as a producer, he was involved in the making of films like National Treasure (2004), National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007), and The Kid (2000).
  4. He is a member of the Creative Council for a nonpartisan anti-corruption organization called Represent.Us.
  5. He is not active on social media.

Featured Image by Al Arabiya English / YouTube

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