Jon Voight Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jon Voight Quick Info
Height6 ft 2½ in
Weight84 kg
Date of BirthDecember 29, 1938
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Eye ColorBlue

Jon Voight is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Awards winning actor. Some of his notable roles include Joe Buck in Midnight Cowboy, Ed Gentry in Deliverance, Luke Martin in Coming Home, Billy Flynn in The Champ, Oscar “Manny” Manheim in Runaway Train, Leo F. Drummond in The Rainmaker, Howard Cosell in Ali, Jürgen Stroop in Uprising, and Old Eddie in The Five People You Meet in Heaven. He received the National Medal of Arts from President Donald Trump on November 21, 2019.

Born Name

Jonathan Vincent Voight

Nick Name

Jon

Jon Voight during an event in October 2011
Jon Voight during an event in October 2011 (Toglenn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Yonkers, New York, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Jon Voight studied at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York. Later, he joined The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and graduated with a BA degree in Drama.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Elmer Voight (Professional Golfer)
  • Mother – Barbara Kamp
  • Siblings – Barry Voight (Older Brother) (Former Volcanologist), James Wesley Voight (Younger Brother) (Singer, Songwriter)
  • Others – Joseph P. Kamp (Maternal Great Uncle) (Political Activist)

Build

Average

Jon Voight and Melanie Griffith as seen in February 2016
Jon Voight and Melanie Griffith as seen in February 2016 (Pamela Price / hollywoodbeautyawards.com / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Height

6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm

Weight

84 kg or 185 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jon Voight has dated

  1. Lauri Peters (1959-1967) – They got married on April 30, 1962, and divorced in 1967.
  2. Marcheline Bertrand (1969-1980) – They got married on December 12, 1971, and divorced on April 14, 1980. They have 2 children James Haven (b. May 11, 1973) and Angelina Jolie (b. June 4, 1975).
  3. Linda Morand (1969)
  4. Stacey Pickren (1976-1986)
  5. Rebecca De Mornay (1984-1985)
  6. Eileen Davidson (1989-1991)
  7. Barbra Streisand (1994-1995)
  8. Nastassja Kinski (2002)
  9. Diana Ross (2005-2006)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Slovakian ancestry on his father’s side and German ancestry on his mother’s side.

Jon Voight at the 60th Academy Awards in April 1988
Jon Voight at the 60th Academy Awards in April 1988 (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall Height

Jon Voight as seen in November 2016
Jon Voight as seen in November 2016 (Greg2600 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Jon Voight Facts

  1. He supported Donald Trump as the President of the USA and spoke at his inauguration in 2017.
  2. In 2000, he became a member of the Florida Holocaust Museum and serves as an advisory member of the organization’s board.
  3. He had worked as a partner at Paul Productions in 2007.
  4. He claimed that if he weren’t an actor, he would have been a babysitter while declaring his fondness for his grandchildren.

Featured Image by Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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