• American actor Jeremy Suarez was born in Burbank, California in 1990.
• He is best known for voicing the main character Koda in the 2003 animated adventure comedy movie “Brother Bear”
• He has had roles in nearly 30 movies and TV series and is currently shooting for the upcoming movie “M. D. Is for Mr. Doula”
• He has been nominated for seven awards, including two Young Artist Awards and two Image Awards
• He has a net worth of over $700,000, as of January 2023
Who is Jeremy Suarez?
American actor Jeremy Suarez was born in Burbank, California USA, on 6 July 1990, making his zodiac sign Cancer. He’s had roles in nearly 30 movies and TV series, and is probably still best known for voicing the main character Koda in the 2003 animated adventure comedy movie “Brother Bear”, directed by Aaron Blaise and Robert Walker, and which also starred Joaquin Phoenix and Rick Moranis. It follows a young Inuit hunter who’s killed a bear, and has now been magically transformed into one; the film won two of its 25 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature.
Jeremy’s still acting, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movie “M. D. Is for Mr. Doula”.
Education and early life
Jeremy and his two younger siblings were raised in Burbank by their mother Patricia Suarez and father Oliver James Suarez; Jeremy became interested in acting at an early age, and his parents supported his dreams by driving him to auditions.
He was six years old when he made his debut TV series appearance, portraying Little Boy in the 1996 episode “Kid-Napped” of the family comedy “Sister, Sister”, and the same year saw him make his debut film appearance, playing Tyson Tidwell in the romantic comedy “Jerry Maguire”, which starred Tom Cruise and won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Cuba Gooding Jr).
Jeremy continued acting throughout his education. He studied at a local high school in Burbank, and upon matriculating in 2008, focused on acting rather than to pursue a college degree.
Roles in TV series
Jeremy starred as Ryce Watkins in all the eight episodes of the 1997 comedy “Built to Last”, created by Gregory Thomas Garcia and David W. Duclon, and which also starred Paul Winfield and Geoffrey Owens. It follows Royale Watkins and his family as they’re running a business together.
The year 1998 saw Jeremy play Dexter in the episode “The Son of Marlon” of the comedy “The Wayans Bros.”, and from 1996 through 1998, he played Raymond Wilkes in six episodes of the mystery thriller “Chicago Hope”, which David E. Kelley created, and which starred Hector Elizondo, Adam Arkin and Mandy Patinkin. It follows the lives of people working at a Chicago hospital, the series aired from 1994 through 2000, and won 31 of its 139 award nominations.
Jeremy could then have been seen playing and voicing characters in an episode or two of the romantic drama “Beverly Hills, 90210”, the comedy “MADtv”, and the animated action adventure “Max Steel” (voice role).
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From 2001 through 2006, he portrayed one of the main characters, Jordan Thomkins in the family comedy “The Bernie Mac Show”, created by Larry Wilmore, and which also starred Bernie Mac and Kellita Smith. It follows the life of a childless stand-up comedian, and the series won 32 of its 95 award nominations.
Jeremy has since had roles in only two TV series: he voiced Arrow Kid and Jack in three episodes of the 2008 animated comedy “King of the Hill”, and played J in the 2020 episode “U. B. E. R.” of the comedy “Two Degrees”.
Roles in movies
Jeremy played Kevin in the 1998 crime comedy “Susan’s Plan”, written and directed by John Landis, and which starred Nastassja Kinski, Billy Zane and Michael Biehn; it follows Susan as she’s hiring people to murder her husband.
A couple of Jeremy’s following roles were in the 2001 animated adventure comedy “The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze” (voice role), the 2002 animated family adventure “Treasure Planet” (voice role) and the 2004 crime thriller comedy “The Ladykillers”. He voiced Russell in the 2004 family fantasy comedy “Fat Albert”, directed by Joel Zwick, and which starred Kenan Thompson, Kyla Pratt and Omarion – it follows the lives of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, and was nominated for three awards. Some of Jeremy’s movie roles in the remainder of the 2000s were in the 2005 short animated drama “Room to Grow” (voice role), the 2006 animated adventure comedy “Brother Bear 2” (voice role), and the 2008 comedy “Extreme Movie”.
In 2014, Jeremy played one of the main characters Cooper in the adventure science fiction comedy “Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie”, written and directed by Kevin Finn and James Rolfe, and which also starred Sarah Glendening and James Rolfe; it follows a video game nerd who has to overcome his phobia of a video game if he wants to rescue his fans.
Jeremy’s since appeared in only two movies: the 2017 family drama “The Fix”, and the 2020 short drama “Farewell Love”.
Jeremy sang the song “On My Way” in both the 2003 animated adventure comedy movie “Brother Bear” and the 2003 short family film “Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear – On My Way”.
Some of his recent talk-show appearances have been in “Life After”, “Kimmie’s Kitchen” and “Unsung Hollywood”.
Awards and nominations
Jeremy’s been nominated for seven awards, including two 2004 Young Artist Awards for his performance in “Brother Bear” and “The Bernie MacShow”, two Image Awards in 2003 and 2004, both for “The Bernie Mac Show” and two BET Comedy Awards in 2004 and 2005, also both for “The Bernie Mac Show”.
His only other nomination was for a 2004 Annie Award for Outstanding Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production, for “Brother Bear”.
Love life and relationships
Jeremy prefers to keep the details of his love life away from media, and it was only in October 2018 that he revealed that he’d married a year earlier. Jeremy and his other half, American non-celebrity Maria Suarez exchanged vows in a private ceremony in November 2017; he hasn’t shared a lot about her, so her profession remains undisclosed. Jeremy and Maria don’t have children together, as they both want to focus on their careers, but some of Jeremy’s fans have pointed out the possibility of one of them being infertile.
He hasn’t spoken about other women whom he’s been with, Jeremy’s married to Maria Suarez as of January 2023, and neither have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Jeremy enjoys running his Instagram account and is today followed by close to 50,000 people, while he’s posted over 60 pictures and videos onto the social media network.
He’s passionate about music and is an avid guitarist, while he also plays the drums.
Jeremy goes for a run nearly every morning, and works out at the gym several times every week.
He’s a huge lover of animals, and has a parrot and a pet dog.
Jeremy’s been to various countries all around the world – his favorite city to travel to is London, England.
He’s a fan of rock ‘n’ roll music, and some of his favorite bands include AC/DC, Metallica and The Scorpions.
Some of the actors whom Jeremy enjoys watching the most are Bruce Willis, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jack Nicholson, and some of his favorite movies include “12 Monkeys”, “Pulp Fiction” and “Catch Me If You Can”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Jeremy’s age is 32. He has brown eyes and short brown hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall and weighs about 130lbs (60kgs).
Jeremy’s net worth’s been estimated at over $700,000, as of January 2023.