Who is Jeremy Shada?
Jeremy Shada was born in Boise, Idaho USA, on 21 January 1997 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor and a musician, who’s probably known best for having voiced one of the lead characters – Finn the Human – in the animated action adventure series “Adventure Time”. Created by Pendleton War, the series aired from 2010 to 2018, and also starred John DiMaggio and Tom Kenny. It follows a boy and his 28 years old dog which has magical powers, who go on adventures together; it was a huge success, winning 26 awards including eight Primetime Emmys, and was nominated for 49 other awards.
Early life and education
Jeremy was raised in Boise alongside his two older brothers Zack and Josh, by their parents about whom nothing’s known, as Jeremy respects their privacy.
He became interested in acting at a very early age, mostly thanks to his brother Zack, who was the first amongst the three brothers to start acting. Jeremy was only two years old when his parents took him to an audition, and he got to voice various characters in the English version of the critically acclaimed Studio Ghibli’s animated family comedy movie “My Neighbors the Yamadas”. His following role came in 2004 (aged seven), when he appeared in the series “Good Girls Don’t…” and “ER”, as well as in the movies “Miracle Run” and “Team America: World Police”. Following his initial success, the family moved to Los Angeles, California, to support Jeremy’s career.
He attended a local high school but only for half a year, as he then chose to be home-schooled, to have more time for acting. Jeremy matriculated early in the spring of 2013, then chose not to pursue a college degree.
Roles in movies
In 2005, Jeremy played Kurt Diamond in the action sports drama “No Rules”, and the following year saw him star as Colton, in the drama “Southern Comfort”.
His first notable performance was in the 2007 romantic family drama “Love’s Unending Legacy”, based on the novel by Janette Oke, and directed by Mark Griffiths. The film starred Erin Cottrell and Dale Midkiff, and follows a widow and her son who move closer to her parents, and it won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.
In 2009, Jeremy was cast to voice several characters in the award-winning animated adventure comedy “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”, which follows a young local scientist who has, with his creations, only brought misery to his neighbors.
A couple of Jeremy’s following notable performances were in the 2011 romantic comedy drama “That’s What I Am”, the 2012 animated adventure comedy “ParaNorman”, and the 2017 short comedy “When Jeff Tried to Save the World”.
His most recent movie role has been his portrayal of Deets in the short science fiction “Scars”. It’s about a world in which a person gets a scar if they tell a lie, and a cadet has just discovered that his new Master Sergeant has a single large scar across his back.
Roles in TV series
At the very beginning of his career, Jeremy was invited to appear in an episode or two of various series, such as the fantasy drama “Ghost Whisperer”, the adventure fantasy drama “Lost” and the comedy “The Loop”.
He gained recognition in 2009, when cast to voice Robin in the animated action adventure “Batman: The Brave and the Bold”, created by nine people, and which starred Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio and James Arnold Taylor. The series follows the adventures of Batman, and won one of the five awards for which it was nominated, including a Primetime Emmy nomination.
His other notable appearances include playing various characters in 13 episodes of the family comedy “Incredible Crew” in 2012,. From 2016 to 2018, he played Tyler Prendergast, one of the lead characters in the comedy “Mr. Student Body President”, created by Ryan Hunter, and which also starred Arden Rose and Gabriel Conte.
It follows the life of the most ambitious student body president in the history of the Berenger High School, and the series won two of the nine awards for which it was nominated. Concurrently, in 2017 he voiced Lance in the short animated action drama “Voltron Legendary Defender Motion Comic”.
Three of Jeremy’s most recent roles in TV series have been in 10 episodes of the comedy “Denton’s Death Date” in 2019, nine episodes of the family fantasy comedy “Julie and the Phantoms” in 2020, and three episodes of the animated action “Adventure Time: Distant Lands” (voice role) in 2021.
Voice roles in video games
In 2004, Jeremy got to voice his first character – Classmate 3 – in the video game “The Incredibles: When Danger Calls”, and the following years heard him voice characters in the games “FusionFall”, “F. E. A. R. 3” and “Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why’d You Steal Our Garbage?!!”Jeremy went on to be heard in various other Adventure Time games, including Tom Sawyer in the 2015 game “Code Name: S. T. E. A. M.”
A couple of the other games in which his voice can be heard include “Lego Dimensions”, “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” and “DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles”.
Jeremy has sung songs in many episodes of five series, including “Adventure Time”, “Julie and the Phantoms” and “Behind the Band”.
He’s featured in a couple of documentaries too, including the 2006 short video “Fire + Water: Anatomy of an Episode”, the 2020 series “Julie and the Phantoms BTS”, and the 2020 series “Behind the Band”.
Jeremy has made a guest appearance in many talk-shows, such as “Piper’s Picks TV”, “Entertainment Tonight” and “Guess That”.
Awards and nominations
Jeremy has won seven of the 18 awards for which he has been nominated, including five Behind the Voice Actors Awards, an Independent Shorts Gold Award and a Streamy Award.
Some of the other awards for which he has been nominated include seven Behind the Voice Actors Awards, an NAVGTR Award and an Online Film & Television Association Award.
Love life and girlfriend
Jeremy prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse at his married life. He hasn’t spoken of how and when he met his future other half Carolynn Rowland, but it’s believed that the two dated for around two years before exchanging vows in a private ceremony, attended by their closest friends and family members, on 8 March 2020.
Carolynn’s a ballet dancer, known best for being a member of the classical Los Angeles Ballet company.
The two don’t have children, and it’s believed by some that they don’t want kids, as they prefer to focus on their careers.
Neither Jeremy nor Carolynn have spoken of any other people whom they have perhaps been with, so as of May 2021, Jeremy’s married to Carolynn Rowland, and they don’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jeremy’s a huge dog-lover, and his two Maltese pet dogs can be seen featured in many of his Instagram pictures. He enjoys being active on the network and keeping his fans updated about his activities – his account’s today is followed by more than 1.3 million people, while he’s uploaded more than 670 pictures.
Happy Birthday Jeremy Shada 🎉🎉🎉
(Finn The Human voice actor) pic.twitter.com/lEyI0lmXnu
— CiroPhoenix (@CiroPhoenix) January 21, 2021
He likes to play the guitar in his spare time, and has also played for his fans – videos can be found on his Instagram account.
Jeremy likes to travel, and has been to several US states to shoot for his movies and TV series, while he’s also been to a couple of European countries.
In his spare time which is usually late at night, he likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman, such as the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Edward Scissorhands” and “V for Vendetta”.
Age, height and net worth
Jeremy’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and green eyes, his height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and he weighs around 152lbs (69kgs).
As of May 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.