• American actor known for his role in the film “Palo Alto”
• Son of acclaimed American actor Val Kilmer
• Born in 1995 in Los Angeles, California
• Has dual British and American citizenship
• Net worth of $1.5 million as of 2023
The American actor, Jack Kilmer, rocketed to stardom with his role in the film “Palo Alto.” He is also famously known for being the only son of the acclaimed American actor, Val Kilmer.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Jack Kilmer hails from Los Angeles, California, and was born under the Gemini zodiac sign on 6 June 1995, which makes him 28 years old as of 2023. He is the son of the Satellite Award-winning actor Val Kilmer, who is famous for his roles in “I’m Your Huckleberry: A Memoir” and “Top Gun”, and the actress, Joanne Whalley, famous for her appearances in “Willow,” “Scandal,” and “Scarlett.” His older sister, Mercedes Kilmer, also followed in her parents’ footsteps and is perhaps best known for her roles in the films “Paydirt” in 2020, and “Val” in 2021. Jack is of British roots from his mother’s side and Irish, French and Swedish through his father’s. He grew up in an artistic family, which sparked his interest in music and modeling at an early age.
Kilmer attended The Center for Early Education, situated in West Hollywood, California. He was a schoolmate of the filmmaker, Gia Coppola, who was in sixth grade when he was in the first. Coppola is the granddaughter of the Oscar Award-winning American filmmaker, Francis Ford Coppola, who is ranked among the top 10 directors of all time, and is perhaps most famous for directing “The Godfather” franchise. Kilmer learned how to play musical instruments during his childhood, and joined several bands while in high school. He matriculated in 2013.
Hobbies and Facts
Jack is physically active, and hits the gym regularly to maintain his physique. He’s also an avid skateboarder and surfer.
He is an animal lover, and has kept two pet dogs.
He holds dual citizenship, British and American.
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In 2012, Gia Coppola approached Jack asking him to review the script of her film “Palo Alto,” which is adapted from James Franco’s eponymous novel. After performing a read-through with him, Cappola invited him to play the main role of Teddy. With this role, he made his film debut aged 16 in 2013, appearing alongside his father, Val. Although Kilmer didn’t want to be an actor because he was more interested in singing, he portrayed his character perfectly, and many described his performance as ‘naturalistic, sincere and ‘formidable.’ In 2015, he appeared in two films, including the docudrama “The Stanford Prison Experiment” and in the following year, he appeared in three movies including Shane Black’s Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe-starred buddy action film “The Nice Guys.”
2018 was a very busy year for Kilmer, as he appeared in six films. He played Pelle ‘Dead’ Ohlin in the biographical “Lord of Chaos,” the title based on the eponymous book by Didrik Søderlind and Michael Moynihan, which follows the history of the black metal group, Mayhem. He also appeared in the thriller drama “Josie” in the same year.
In 2019, Kilmer played Jesse in the Minhal Baig-directed film “Hala,” which was followed by an appearance in the French-American crime thriller “The Giant” in 2020. In the next year, he served as the narrator in Ting Poo and Leo Scott’s documentary movie “Val”, and for his contribution, scooped a Critics’ Choice Documentary Award for Best Narration in 2021.
Subsequently, he appeared in three episodes of “Law & Order: Organized Crime”, and Jack’s most recent appearance was in the action movie “Detective Knight: Independence” in 2023.
Jack is active on Instagram (@jackkilmer) with over 55,000 followers. He joined Twitter in March 2014, and is currently followed by over 5,000 fans.
Kilmer is a very secretive person, especially when it comes to his love life. As a result, he hasn’t introduced anyone as his girlfriend, and is reportedly single as of 2023.
Kilmer and “The Whole Ten Yards” actress, Tallulah Willis, sparked a dating rumor when they appeared side-by-side for the premiere of the movie “Hala” in Los Angeles, California. Tallulah was born on 3 February 1994 and is the daughter of the acclaimed actor, Bruce Willis, and actress Demi Moore. Tallulah and Kilmer appeared rather too close to each other, and took dozens of photos together on the red carpet. After the event, she posted the pictures on Instagram with the caption ‘2 eligible bachelors.’ The duo hasn’t confirmed or denied whether they were dating.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Kilmer is of White ethnicity and has a pair of hazel eyes and brown hair. He’s slimly built, weighs approximately 150lbs (68kgs), and is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.
Jack’s main source of income is acting – his modeling and brand endorsement deals also supplement his net worth. His net worth is approximately $1.5 million as of 2023. On the other hand, his father, Val, is worth around $25 million.
Who are Jack Kilmer’s Parents? Short Biographies
Val Edward Kilmer was born under the Sagittarius zodiac sign on 21 December 1959, in Los Angeles, California, so is 63 years old as of early 2023. He attended the Drama Division of the prestigious Juilliard School, and was originally a stage actor, but found fame for his appearances in the films “Top Secret!”, “Top Gun” and “Willow” in 1984, 1986, and 1988 respectively. His role as Jim Morrison in the biopic musical film “The Doors” increased his fame significantly. In the ‘90s, he appeared in various hit films including the western “Tombstone”, and “Batman Forever.” among others. He is also known for his roles in the series “Entourage,” the film “Kill the Irishman,” and the recent sequel “Top Gun – Maverick.” Since 2015,
Val has struggled with throat cancer and has undergone chemotherapy together with two tracheotomies.
He released a memoir, “I’m Your Huckleberry: A Memoir” in 2020.
Joanne was born in Salford, Lancashire, England, under the Virgo zodiac sign on 25 August 1961, which makes her 61 years old as of early 2023. She’s appeared in many TV series and over 30 feature films, such as “Dance with a Stranger,” “Scandal,” and “Mother’s Boys” among others in 1985, 1989 and 1994 respectively. Her role in the BBC series “Edge of Darkness” saw her nominated for a BAFTA TV Award, and she was also nominated for a Golden Nymph Award for her role in the historical-fiction drama series “The Borgias”, Whalley has appeared in the TV series “The Singing Detective,” “A.D. The Bible Continues,” and “Daredevil” among others. Moreover, she’s a singer, and a former member of the band, Slowguns. She also served as the lead vocalist for the pop band Cindy & The Saffrons.”