• Jae Head is an American actor who made his debut in 2005 in the series “How I Met Your Mother”.
• He is best known for his role as S.J. Tuohy in the movie “The Blind Side”.
• Jae has won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award and was nominated for the Young Artist Award and the Critics Choice Award.
• Jae is currently single and his net worth is estimated at over $300,000.
• He is currently focused on performing stand-up comedy and will appear in the upcoming action series “The Re-Start”.
Jae Head Biography
Although he has less than 15 acting credits to his name, Jae Head’s already left a mark in the entertainment industry as a child actor, starring as S.J. Tuohy in the movie “The Blind Side”, a biographic sports drama based on the true story of Michael Oher, an African-American homeless boy who became an All-American Football player, thanks to a caring family.
Jae’s performance in the movie brought him the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth-Male, and he was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor, and the Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor/Actress.
Early life, family, and education
Born on 27 December 1996, Jae’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. He’s a Hamlin, Texas USA native, where he was raised only child by his parents Jeffrey and Jo. Jae holds American nationality, and his ethnicity is Caucasian.
When he was two months old he underwent open heart surgery, since he had no aorta, doctors adjusted his blood vessels to temporarily replace the aorta, then Jae had another operation when he was 14 months old; his pulmonary vein was converted into an aorta over three years.
Speaking of his educational background, Jae attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2014, enrolled at Fordham University from which he graduated with a BA degree in 2018.
Jae made his acting debut as Leroy in an episode of the series “How I Met Your Mother” in 2005, followed by his role as Jimmy in an episode of the series “MADtv”, in the next year. Jae made his first movie appearance as Little Chuck in the 2006 TV movie “The Angriest Man in Suburbia”, a comedy about the man who struggles with his new life in suburbia, also starring Matthew Glave and Nancy De Mayo.
In the following year, Jae was cast to play Bo Miller in “Friday Night Lights”, and was seen in five episodes of this sports drama, which had 103 award nominations and won 18, including three Primetime Emmys.
— Jae Head (@OfficialJaeHead) June 29, 2013
In 2008, Jae made his big-screen debut as Aaron in the fantasy action-drama “Hancock”, starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman, following the story of superhero Hancock, which had 14 award nominations, and won four, including the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie: Action Adventure.
Later that year, Jae made an appearance as Christopher Ryan in an episode of the popular series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.
He was next cast to play his most notable movie role to date, as S. J. Tuohy in the 2009 movie “The Blind Side”, also starring Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw. Besides the aforementioned awards and nominations Jae had, the movie had 30 nominations and won nine awards, including the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Sandra Bullock).
Jae portrayed the son of Sean and Leigh Anne who adopted Michael Oher, who after all the problems he had, played in the National Football League (NFL), selected in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens.
Four years later, Jae made his voice actor debut, heard as Cody in the animated movie “Cody the Robosapien”. Next, he was seen as Tony in the 2015 movie “Bravetown”, followed by his role as Gober in the 2017 romantic drama “The Bachelors”, also starring J. K. Simmons, Josh Wiggins and Odeya Rush.
Two years later, Jae was cast to play Scoot in the horror “Hell Girl”, which was poorly rated by the audience and critics. Also in 2019, Jae made an appearance as Luke Hayes in an episode of the hit series “Yellowstone”, starring Kevin Costner, which follows the story of a ranching family in Montana.
Most recently, Jae portrayed Henry in the 2020 drama “Homeless Henry: Through the Tears”, which was his first lead role. The movie followed the story of a homeless teenager and his father who migrate to a small town, where Henry meets a girl whose life is also miserable. She lives with an abusive alcoholic father and every day is a struggle. The movie had no nominations, but the audience rated it 7.7/10.
What happened to Jae Head? What is he doing now?
Jae has made notable appearances in hit series and movies after his role in “The Blind Side”, although according to the critics, not achieving the same level of success as with that role.
His fans can follow his life and career via his two Instagram and two Twitter accounts. Jae also has a TikTok profile, which has been followed by over 55,000 people, and all his videos combined have gained over 800,000 likes. It seems that Jae is currently focused on stand-up comedy performances.
However, we have a piece of exclusive news about his upcoming project. Jae will be seen as Googles in the announced action series, entitled “The Re-Start”. His co-stars are Jasmine Jessica Anthony and Madison Shamoun, and the show is currently in development, but should be released by the end of 2023.
Love life and relationships
Jae hasn’t been the subject of any controversies and rumors concerning his love life, mostly because he began his acting career as a child, and now as an adult, he prefers to keep his personal matters secret, so there’s no information about his dating history, and his social media platforms also don’t reveal much about his personal and love life.
As of January 2023, Jae seems to be single, he hasn’t been married or engaged and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Jae’s age is 26. He’s known for his blonde hair and hazel eyes, and also for his slim body type. Jae stands at the height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m) and weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
When it comes to his earnings, thanks to his acting talent he’s accumulated a decent amount of money for himself. According to sources, as of early 2023, his net worth has been estimated at over $300,000.