Jared Leto Birthday (December 26th)

Jared Leto Birthday (December 26th)

Jared Leto

Jared Leto an American artist and musician, was born on 26th December, 1971 in Bossier City, Louisiana. His primary major acting presentation was as Jordan Catalano in TV series My So-Called Life. And this cast to the growing movie career comprised a critically applauded depiction of drug addict in the Requiem for a Dream. Moreover, Jared is the rhythm guitarist, songwriter of rock band 30 Seconds to Mars and lead vocalist.

Jared Leto's Biography

Early life of Jared Leto

During Jared Leto early days, he and his family unit- his elder brother Shannon Leto and his mother, Constance- shifted frequently, living in Virginia, Colorado, Louisiana, Wyoming, and Haiti.

When Jared completed his school days, he joined Philadelphia's University of the Arts to follow his curiosity in painting. On the other hand,Jared Leto shifted to New York City's School of Visual Arts after increasing a curiosity in acting.

When Jared Leto failed in 10th grade, then he decided to come back and considerate on his study at the Flint Hill School in Oakton, VA. Jared passed his graduation from the Emerson Preparatory School in Chicago 1989.

Career Graph of Jared Leto

Jared Leto's Film Career

In the year of 1992, Jared shifted to Los Angeles to follow his career in the music. Jared did few acting shows to fill the bills. After two years, Jared landed a position in television show My So-Called Life in which Jared played Jordan Catalano, differing Claire Danes. When the show came to an end in 1995, he acted in various movies for instance Urban Legend, Girl, Interrupted, The Thin Red Line, Fight Club, Prefontaine and How to Make an American Quilt, and among others.

On the other hand, it was his depiction of the heroin addict Harry Goldfarb in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream in 2000, which acquired him more significant praise. At the same time, Jared depicted calamity yuppie assistant of Christian Bale's Patrick Bateman, in Mary Harron's American Psycho. And after some time,Jared Leto came back with David Fincher for the Panic Room, they collaborated with Jake Gyllenhaal in Highway in 2002. They acted contrary to Colin Farrell in Oliver Stone's Alexander, and afterward with Nicolas Cage in Lord of War.

Jared is a vegan.Jared Leto mentioned in an interview that he increased his weight for the movie Chapter 27, in this movie; he plays the role of John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman. Jared gained about 60 pounds for this character.

Jared Leto's Music

Except his movie career,Jared Leto is the rhythm guitarist, songwriter of rock band 30 Seconds to Mars with his brother, Shannon Leto, on drums and lead vocalist. They made the band in 1998. They have unconfined 2 albums: their debut 30 Seconds to Mars and 2005's A Beautiful Lie. And they started opening for additional bands and they began their initial headlining tour, Forever Night Never Day, in March of 2006. And in May 2007, they began touring Europe, as a cavity act for the Linkin Park. And in August 2008, Virgin Records cased $30 million proceeding in opposition to Jared and 30 Seconds To Mars, asserting the band rejected to deliver 3 albums as requisite through its deal.

Jared cast the videos for songs “From Yesterday” and “The Kill” under the pen name of Bartholomew Cubbins, and "A Beautiful Lie" under the pen name of Angakok Panipaq.
And for the most concerts, he uses 2 customized Steve McSwain guitars, a white one named "Pythagoras" or other black one named "Artemis".

Jared Leto's Awards

  • Jared got the reward for "Prince of Darkness" at Fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. (Aired October 28th, 2006)
  • Jared received a medal for Breakthrough Crossover Artist given at 6th Annual Hollywood Life Awards detained in December 2006.
  • 30 Seconds to Mars achieved 2 awards at Kerrang! Awards in 2008, being the Best International Band, and the best single which was From Yesterday.

In 2008, 30 Seconds to Mars achieved EMA music awards for the best Rock Out and for the Best music video, later for the video of a Beautiful Lie, which was made in Greenland.

Filmography of Jared Leto




Other notes


My So-Called Life

Jordan Catalano

TV show

Cool and the Crazy




How to Make an American Quilt




The Last of the High Kings

Frankie Griffin

Also known as Summer Fling



Steve Prefontaine



Lane Dixon






Urban Legend

Paul Gardener


The Thin Red Line

Second Lieutenant Whyte



Black and White



Fight Club



Girl, Interrupted

Tobias "Toby" Jacobs



American Psycho

Paul Allen


Sunset Strip

Glen Walker


Requiem for a Dream

Harry Goldfarb

Lost 28 pounds for this role.


Panic Room




Jack Hayes

Brother Shannon Leto has a character in this film as well






Lord of War

Vitally Orlov

Learned Russian for this role.


Lonely Hearts

Raymond Fernandez



Chapter 27

Mark David Chapman

Gained 67 pounds for this role.


Mr. Nobody

Nemo Nobody