Jake Busey Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Career & More

Jake Busey is an American actor, musician, and film producer. His supporting performances in movies like Starship Troopers, The Frighteners, and Contact are what made him most famous. He has been involved in the entertainment business since the middle of the 1990s and is the son of famed actor Gary Busey.

Personal Details

Full Name Jake Busey
Nick Name Jake
Date Of Birth June 15, 1971
Age 51 years as of April 2023
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Current Address Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Occupations Actor, Musician, and Producer
School Crossroads Elementary School
College/University Santa Barbara City College
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $ 1 Million as of 2023
Marital Status In a Relationship
  • TV Show: Tales from the Crypt  (1994)
  • Movie: Straight Time (1978)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Height 6 Feet 3 Inches
Weight 91 Kg
Chest 40 Inches
waist 34 Inches
Biceps 14 Inches
Shoe Size 10 (US)

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father Gary Busey (actor)
Mother Judy Helkenberg
Brother David Busey
Sisters Alectra Busey
Girlfriend/Wife/Partner April Hutchinson
Children Autumn (daughter)

Early Life

Jake Busey was born on June 15, 1971, in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Judy Hulkenberg, was a photographer, and his father, Gary Busey, was a well-known actor in the 1970s and 1980s. He was raised in a family with strong ties to Hollywood. Alectra, his younger sister, is also a family member.

Busey discovered his passion for performing and singing while attending Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, as a young student. He participated in a number of local bands as a teenager before going on to Santa Monica College to pursue music studies.

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Midway through the 1980s, Busey received a supporting role in the movie Straight Time, which marked the start of his acting career. Before he received his breakout part in the science fiction movie Starship Troopers in 1997, he proceeded to land modest roles in movies like Twister and Home Fries. Busey portrayed Private Ace Levy in the movie, a part that earned him popularity among viewers for his peculiar antics. Following Starship Troopers, Busey went on to star in a number of other motion pictures, such as The Frighteners, Contact, and Identity.

Also, he played a recurrent character on the HBO series Carnivàle and made an appearance in the television show Shasta McNasty. Busey has both an acting and musical background. Sons of the Lawless and The Jake Busey Band are just two of the ensembles in which he has performed both guitar and singing. His most recent CD, Through the Cracks, is one of many albums he has produced and released.

In 2012, he has given voice to the very popular video game Spec Ops: The Line as The Radioman and the DJ of Resistance Radio in XCOM 2: War of the Chosen. Moreover, he gave a voice for small notes for Teenage Tom during the scene flashback in the film Hider in the House, which includes his father Gary Bussey as Tom Sykes. In 2018, he appeared in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Mack’s old friend Tony Caine for a couple of episodes. At the latest, Bussy was seen on the third season of Stranger Things portrayal as Bruce, who is a journalist.

Unknown facts

  • He has a black belt in taekwondo and is an avid surfer.
  • Busey was offered the lead role in the 1998 film American History X but turned it down.
  • He is a licensed pilot and has flown planes for over 20 years.
  • Busey has a passion for cooking and has even appeared as a guest chef on the television show Hell’s Kitchen.
  • He is a member of the Church of Scientology and has credited the religion with helping him overcome drug addiction.

Jake Busey Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Career & More

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