Jason Daniel Earles was born on 26 April 1977, in San Diego, California USA, and is a comedian, martial artist, and actor, perhaps best known for appearing in the Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana” as Jackson Stewart. He was also part of the Disney XD show “Kickin’ It”, playing Rudy Gillespie. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Jason Earles? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $8 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actor. He’s appeared in several major films. and has guest starred in numerous television shows. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Jason Earles Net Worth $8 million
When Earles was younger, his family moved around several states. He attended Glencoe High School, and after matriculating moved to Southern California, then to Montana and attended Rocky Mountain College, graduating in 2000.
One of Jason’s first roles was in the CBS show “Still Standing”, a sitcom about a family living in Chicago, in which he played a card gamer; the show ran for four years. He was then cast in the film “National Treasure” starring Nicolas Cage, appearing as the ancestor of Cage’s character. The film is an adventure heist film released by Walt Disney Pictures and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. In 2005, Jason was cast in “American Pie Presents: Band Camp” as Ernie Kaplowitz,The film was direct-to-DVD. These projects al helped in raising his net worth significantly.
Jason’s next projects would be mostly from Disney Channel. Thanks to these opportunities, his net worth continued to grow. He appeared as the advanced math student Grady Spaggett, in the series “Phil of the Future”, about a family from the future that gets stranded in the present when their time machine breaks down. Afterwards, Earles would appear in the 2006, 2007, and 2008 “Disney Channel Games”, and around this time was the co-host of Disney Channel’s “Sing-Along Bowl-Athon” too, which was a New Year’s Eve special. He was also cast in the series “Hannah Montana” as the older brother of Miley Cyrus’ character, staying with the show from 2006 to 2011 and playing a 16 year-old character despite him being 29 at the time. Afterwards, he was cast in the series “Aaron Stone”, which is about a teenager who wanted to become a real-life counterpart of the fictional titular video game character. One of Jason’s latest projects is “Kickin’ It” a series about a karate instructor in a martial arts academy.
Earles has also done voice work, being part of the talking dog film “Space Buddies” as Spudnik. He also voiced in projects such as “The Most Popular Girls in School”, “Fish Hooks”, and “Shorty McShorts’ Shorts”. He was nominated for a Teen Choice Award thanks to his performance in “Hannah Montana: The Movie”.
For his personal life, it is known that Jason was married to Jennifer from 2002-2013. He does philanthropic work during his free time, including fundraisers and contributing cast memorabilia to his alma mater Rocky Mountain College.