Jon Kortajarena Biography, Parents, Sexuality, Boyfriend, Wife, Girlfriend, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Jon Kortajarena

Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard to achieve it and Jon Kortajarena is one of those personalities who has gained huge success and prominence through her hard work and dedication. Spanish model and actor Jon Kortajarena is well recognized for landing advertising campaigns for several prestigious fashion labels, including Versace, Giorgio Armani, Bally, Etro, Trussardi Pepe Jeans, H&M, Zara, and many more.

As one of the top male models in the world, he has been on the catwalk for labels like Bottega Veneta and was a significant part of the 2009 movie A Single Man. He was also featured in the drama series Alta Mar on Netflix.

Personal life/Early life

On May 19, 1985, Jon was born in Bilbao, Spain, where he spent his early years growing up and attending Ikastola School with his parents until he was ten years old. Later, as a result of moving around a lot, he enrolled in a number of private, public, and Catholic institutions and eventually earned his degree from a private university. Jon has always had a strong affinity for performing and has grown up watching a variety of movies.

Furthermore, he adds that he has an interest in two various professions, such as interior design and photography, and that if he weren’t modeling, he would be a full-time actor. He views himself as the consummate romantic and enjoys reading a variety of books, including Siddhartha, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ The Wheel of Life, and Perfume.

Relationship Status

As we talk about his relationship, Jon has freely discussed his sexuality and himself as homosexual. He dated Welsh actor Luke Evans for two years till they broke up in engagement in 2014.

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Name Jon Kortajarena Redruello
Nick Name Jon
Birthdate 19 May 1985
Age 37 years (as of 2022)
Birth Place Bilbao, Spain
Gender Male
Nationality Spanish
Sexual Orientation Gay
Religion Roman Catholic
Profession Model and Actor
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Net Worth $6 million USD
Height(Approx) In feet: 6 feet 2 inches

In cm: 188 cm

Weight(Approx)  In kg: 70 kg

In pounds: 154 lbs

Hair Color  Chestnut
Eye Color Green
Father Name Not known
Mother Name Nuria Redruello Sánchez
Siblings Not known
School Ikastola School and attended private, public, and Catholic schools
College Private University
Education Qualification Graduated
Marital Status  Unmarried
Girlfriend  Luke Evans (2014-2016)
Wife/Spouse  None
Children None
Favorite Actor Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite Color Blue & White
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Destination Norway

Career Highlights

  • While on vacation in Barcelona in September 2003, Jon was with a friend who had been invited to a fashion show when he was noticed. He was seen at the fashion show by a Brooker, who urged him to pursue modeling. In a Madrid Fashion Show for Roberto Verino, he participated in his first professional modeling performance.
  • After coming to this realization, he traveled to Paris to pursue a modeling career and abandoned his birthplace of Bilabo.

  • Jon was selected as the face of Just Cavalli for Roberto Cavalli’s spring campaign at the age of 18.
  • His career quickly took off after working with Roberto, and he debuted in an international fashion show for John Galliano and Emporio Armani at the Paris and Milan fashion weeks. After spending two months in New York, Steven Meisel took pictures of him for Versace.
  • His other catwalk appearances included Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Bottega Veneta, and Salvatore Ferragamo ramp walks in Paris and Milan.
  • Guess, an American apparel company hired Jon in 2007 and afterward extended his contract once again in 2008.
  • After being photographed for Tom Ford alongside Noah Mills by renowned American photographer Terry Richardson, he spent many years as an integral component of the company.
  • Finally, he appeared on the cover of the spring/summer 2008 issue of L’Officiel Hommes. Furthermore, Jon was crowned Model Of The Year by German “GQ” magazine in November.

  • In June 2009, Jon was rated eighth on Forbes’ list of the world’s most successful male models. He received Spain’s “Prix de la Moda” from Marie Claire as Best Spanish Model the same year.
  • He appeared in a commercial campaign for well-known fashion labels including H&M, True Trussardi, and many more in 2010.
  • He participated in the Pepe Jeans winter campaign featuring British model Alexa Chung and the Next autumn/winter campaign.
  • In addition, he was hailed as “a symbol of masculinity a
  • nd charm” when he appeared on the cover of Vogue Spain in 2011. A single Man (2009), Skins (2017), The Aspen Papers (2018), A Remarkable Tale (2019) as Guiri, and Eurovision Song Contest: The Battle of Fire Saga (2020) as Corin Vladvitch are only a few of the movies in which Jon has appeared as a prominent actor.
  • Along with appearing in films, he has also appeared in a number of television shows, including Tales from the Loop (2020) as Nicolas, La Verdad (2018) Marcos, and Quantico (2017) as Felix.

  • Most recently, in Drag Race Espana in 2021, he played himself. He may also be seen in a number of other artists’ music videos, including Kanye West’s “Wolves,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F.$,” and Madonna’s “Girl Gone Wild” and “Bitch I’m Madonna.”

Wealth and Net Worth

In 2021, Jon Kortajarena will have a net worth of about $6 million USD. She makes money via modeling, commercials, and several other business endeavors.

Physical Appearance

This eminent personality, Jon Kortajarena was born on 19 May 1985 and has turned 36 years old as of 2021. He is blessed with a charming personality which is complemented by his chestnut hair and green eyes.

Jon Kortajarena height is 6 feet and 2 inches which is 188 centimeters. He follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself healthy with a weight of 70 kg or 154 lbs.

Social Media

Instagram kortajarenajon
Twitter @jonkortajarena

Some Amazing Facts at A Glance About Jon Kortajarena:

  • He likes to read books, mountain climbing with buddies, and sunbathe.
  • Jon Kortajarena is an animal lover and has a pet act.
  • Presently he lives in London, England.
  • On Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Successful Male Models, he was included.
  • He most recently made an appearance in the 2021 season of Drag Race Espana.
  • Jon describes himself as an ‘ultimate romantic’.
  • His preferred books are Siddhartha, The Wheel of Life by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Perfume.

 

 

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