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Jason Daniel Earles is an actor, comedian, martial artist, and filmmaker from the United States. He began performing when he was three years old, playing Hansel in a theater rendition of ‘Hansel and Gretel.’ He went on to play Pinocchio in ‘Pinocchio,’ Billy Bibbit in ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,’ Rev. John Hale in ‘The Crucible,’ Ronnie Shaunnesy in ‘House of Blue Leaves,’ and other roles, earning four ‘KC/ACTF Irene Ryan’ nominations. In 2003, he made his debut appearance on television in a ‘MADtv’ sketch. He made his big screen debut in the film ‘National Treasure,’ playing Thomas Gates. He was cast as Jackson Stewart in the Disney musical comedy ‘Hannah Montana’ in 2006. For ‘Hannah Montana: The Movie,’ he was nominated for a ‘Teen Choice Award’ in 2009. He starred as Rudy in the ‘Disney XD’ action comedy ‘Kickin’ It’ in 2011. In 2013, he gave Santa’s voice in the web series ‘The Most Popular Girls in School.’

Career of Jason Earles

Jason Earles toured with the acclaimed ‘Montana Shakespeare in the Parks’ theater company after graduating from high school, playing Feste and Sebastian in productions of ‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘The Tempest,’ respectively. After agreeing with former theater director Gerry Roe at ‘Rocky Mountain College’ not to delete his nude moment, he played Alan Strang in ‘Equus.’

He made an uncredited appearance on ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and in the season two episode of ‘The Shield,’ ‘Breakpoint,’ in 2003. He made the short film ‘Table 6’ a year later. On the TV shows ‘Still Standing’ (2004) and ‘One on One,’ he appeared as a guest star (2005). His first Disney project was the science fiction sitcom ‘Phil of the Future,’ in which he played Grady Spaggett, a regular character. In 2005, he was cast as Ernie in ‘American Pie Presents: Band Camp,’ the first of the ‘American Pie’ films’ direct-to-video spin-offs. He was a member of the Blue Team in the 2006 ‘Disney Channel Games,’ and then again the following year as a member of the Red Team.
Earles was 29 when he scored his breakout role in the Disney Channel sitcom ‘Hannah Montana,’ as 16-year-old Jackson Stewart. Following the death of his mother, Jackson relocates to Malibu, California with his father Robby (Billy Ray Cyrus) and little sister Miley (Miley Cyrus). Earles portrayed the character during the show’s full four-season run. In 2009, he returned to the role in ‘Hannah Montana: The Movie.’

He was one of the hosts of the ‘New Year Sing-A-Long Bowl-A-Thon!’ in 2006. In 2007, he voiced Guy and SheZow in the Disney animated anthology series ‘Shorty McShorts’ Shorts’ episode ‘SheZow.’ In 2008, he appeared as Mitchy Weston on David E. Kelley’s ‘Boston Legal.’ He performed voice for the family comedy film ‘Space Buddies’ the next year. ‘Disney’s Friends for Change Games’ included Earles and Tiffany Thornton as co-hosts.

Rudy, the martial arts instructor on ‘Kickin’ It,’ which premiered on June 13, 2011, was his second major Disney role. After 84 episodes, it came to an end on March 25, 2015. Earles also directed and co-produced a number of the show’s episodes. In 2016, he worked on the online series ‘WTH: Welcome to Howler.’ He’ll be seen in ‘Battle of the Drones,’ directed by Mitch Gould, and the family adventure flick ‘Mission Possible.’ As of June 2017, both films are in pre-production.

Scandals & Controversies

Earles originally wrote on his résumé that he was born on April 26, 1985. Even the ‘Houston Chronicle’ stated him to be 19 years old in a July 15, 2007 piece. His year of birth was eventually discovered to be 1977, and there are theories that his youthful appearance is related to a rare inherited hormonal disorder known as ‘Kallmann Syndrome,’ which is marked by a delay or absence of puberty signals.

Personal Experiences of Jason Earles

Jason Earles was born in the center of a family of five children in San Diego, California. Jenny is the name of his mother. He spent parts of his boyhood in Ohio and Washington State before relocating with his family to Oregon. He attended Hillsboro’s ‘Glencoe High School,’ where he graduated in 1995. He then moved to Billings, Montana, to study at ‘Rocky Mountain College.’ In the year 2000, he graduated from college.
Earles met Jennifer, his former wife, while they were both in college. In 2002, they married. They divorced in 2013, after splitting up in 2012. Noah, their daughter, was born to them. In January 2013, Earles began dating Katie Drysen. On November 14, 2016, Drysen confirmed their engagement on her Instagram account.

Donut and Zeke are the names of Earles and Drysen’s two pets.
He is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt.
For cold reading, he received an AMTC award.

Estimated Net Worth

Jason Earles is an actor from the United States with an estimated net worth of $8 million. Jason Earles is a comedian and actor best known for his role as Jackson Stewart on Hannah Montana, a popular Disney cartoon. His other significant part is in Kickin It as Sensei Rudy. Jason was born in San Diego, California, and eventually relocated to Oregon with his family. In the year 2000, he attended Glencoe High School and Rock Mountain College. His film career began with his depiction of Brian Miller on the television series Still Standing, which aired from 2002 to 2006.