Jared Leto was born in Bossier City, Louisiana. His age is currently 44. Leto is not much of a tall guy. He has a typical height of 5 feet 9 inches. His mom and dad divorced each other during his childhood due to their relationship problems. Later, he lived with his mother and their grandparents. His father committed suicide when Jared was merely eight years old. Leto moved frequently from his native city to several citiesof the country. Leto has two half-brothers from the second marriage of his father.
Leto has performed in a lot of movies and tv shows till now. Leto went under a huge weight loss for his role as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club (2013) which earned him a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award as well as Award for Best Supporting Actor. Similarly, Leto also gained weight and became fat for his movie Chapter 27. He also presented a wonderful speech during the award ceremony. Leto is known for his constant devotion and passion to his work. He always remains in his character during the shooting sessions in the movies. He is also very selective about his roles. Till now, Leto has also sported a number of hairstyles. Previously he used to like having a long hair. However, he has been recently seen with short hair which has devastated a lot of fans.
Leto is the vocalist and main songwriter and instrumentalist for his band Thirty Seconds to Mars formed in 1998. He has written a lot of songs for his band till now. The band released an album 30 Seconds to Mars in 2002 which gained positive response from critics. The band however achieved worldwide recognition when their second album was released in 2005.
their second album was released in 2005. Other albums like This Is War (2009) and the recently released album Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams (2013) also received worldwide fame. The band has sold over an astounding 15 million albums worldwide till now. Leto has also directed several music videos like "Kings and Queens" (2009), "The Kill" (2006) and "Up in the Air" (2013).
Leto lives a vegeteranian lifestyle and also supports animal rights. He has supported the organization California Proposition 2 for the support of farm animals. In the same year, he also supported Barack Obama of Illinois. Leto is a activist for gay rights. In 2009, he supported against the group California Proposition 8 which was the opponent of same sex marriage decision.
Although Leto has been in a number of affair till now, he is not married yet. That’s why, he will never go through the process of divorce or annulment in his life. Recently, he is dating his girlfriend Valery Caufman. It seems that Leto will never have a wife or any children in the near future. He is obviously not gay.
Leto is also very active in social networking sites like facebook, twitter and instagram. He has 2.24 million followers in twitter and has about 25 thousand tweets till now. He also has posted a lot of shirtless pictures and videos in his twitter account. He also has about 4.7 million followers in instagram. He has an astounding net worth of $40 million dollars. For more information regarding his biography, you can visit several wiki sites in the internet or other sites like IMDb.