Who is Jake Lacy?
Jake Lacy was born on 14 February 1985 under the zodiac sign of Aquarius, in Greenfield, Massachusetts USA. He’s a 36-year-old actor, probably best recognized for landing the role of Casey Marion Davenport in the ABC sitcom “Better With You” (2010-2011), playing Pete ‘Plop’ Miller in the NBC mockumentary sitcom “The Office” (2012-2013), and featuring as Nick Beverly in the Showtime comedy-drama series “I’m Dying Up Here” (2017-2018).
How rich is he, as of now? Jake Lacy Net Worth
As of early 2021, Jake Lacy’s net worth is over $500,000, earned through his successful career as a professional actor, working on more than 30 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the late 2000s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Jake Lacy spent his early years in Vermont, New England, where he was raised by his parents, whose names and professions haven’t been revealed to the public; it’s also unknown whether he has siblings or not. He holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Jake went to Otter Valley Union High School, and upon matriculation enrolled into the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), in Winston-Salem, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.
Right after graduation, Jake Lacy moved to New York to pursue his professional career. He initially worked various odd jobs, such as a gym receptionist, waiter, and a bar-back at a club, before he landed his first role. He made his TV debut as Chip in an episode of the CBS soap opera “Guiding Light” (2008), after which he landed the role of Nathan in the short comedy film “C’est Moi” (2010).
Rise to Fame
Jake Lacy’s big break came when he joined the main cast of the ABC sitcom “Better With You”, appearing in the role of Casey Marion Davenport from 2010 to 2011, starring next to Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan.
Thereafter, he guest-starred as Floyd in the episode “My Back To The Future” of the USA Network comedy-drama series “Royal Pains” (2012).
Between 2012 and 2013, he landed the role of Pete ‘Plop’ Miller in the ninth and final season of the NBC mockumentary sitcom “The Office”. For his performance in the series, Jake became a co-recipient of a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
He followed with his portrayals of Max in the romantic comedy-drama film “Obvious Child”, and Caleb Fuller in the sports comedy film “Balls Out”, both in 2014. During the same year, he also made an appearance as Scott in the episode “Surprise” of the NBC sitcom “The Michael J. Fox Show”.
In 2015, Jake Lacy landed the role of Richard Semco in Todd Haynes’ romantic period drama film “Carol”, alongside Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, and played Joe in the Christmas comedy-drama film “Love The Coopers”, directed by Jessie Nelson. Between 2015 and 2016, he was cast as Keith in the DirecTV romantic comedy-drama series “Billy & Billie”, and Fran Parker in the HBO comedy-drama series “Girls”.
It was followed by his portrayals of Ken in the romantic comedy film “How To Be Single”, Carl Lundbeck / Brannigan in the war comedy-drama “Their Finest”, and Forde in the political thriller film “Miss Sloane”, directed by John Madden, all in 2016.
In the next year, Jake starred in the role of Jake Collins in the Christmas comedy-drama film “Christmas Inheritance”, and then joined the cast of the Showtime comedy-drama series “I’m Dying Up Here”, playing Nick Beverly until 2018.
Later in 2018, Jake Lacy provided his voice to Kermit Roosevelt in the episode “Into The Amazon” of the PBS history series “American Experience”, after which he starred in such roles as Brett Wyden in the sci-fi monster film “Rampage”, next to Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris, Brian in the drama film “Diane”, and Jason Volta in David Kerr’s action comedy film “Johnny English Strikes Again”, the third installment of the “Johnny English” series.
Jake then took the role of Cooper in the romantic comedy film “Ode To Joy”, and portrayed Paul Halston in the comedy film “Otherhood”, both in 2019. During the same year, he also appeared as Kyle in the episode “Refugees” of the Hulu comedy-drama series “Ramy”, and played Ron in the FX biographical mini-series “Fosse/Verdon”, next to Michelle Williams.
Recent and Upcoming Projects
In 2020, Jake was chosen to portray the main role of Clyde in the Hulu romantic comedy series “High Fidelity”; however, it was canceled after one season. Most recently, he made an appearance as Stanley Pottinger in two episodes of the FX historical drama mini-series “Mrs. America”, also in 2020.
Regarding his upcoming projects, it’s announced that Jake will play Bob Carroll Jr. in Aaron Sorkin’s biographical drama film “Being The Ricardos”, along with Nicole Kidman and J.K. Simmons. He will also appear in the HBO satirical series “The White Lotus”.
Career on Stage
Additionally, Jake Lacy has performed in a number of stage productions. He starred in the role of Demetrius in the Hartford Stage’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Besides that, he was a member of the Oberon Theater Ensemble, and performed as Conrad with them in their production of “Much Ado About Nothing”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Jake Lacy has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.77m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). His shoe size is 11 (US). Information about his vital statistics and biceps size isn’t available.
Jake Lacy tends to keep his private life far away from the spotlight. Nonetheless, it’s known that he is married to Lauren DeLeo; the couple tied the knot at a private wedding ceremony held in Dorset, Vermont on 22 August 2015. They welcomed their daughter, whose name remains a mystery, in 2018.