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Jay Duplass


Jay Duplass is a film director, writer, and actor from the United States. Moreover, Jay Duplass is best known for his films The Puffy Chair (2005), Cyrus (2010), and Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), made in collaboration with his younger brother, Mark Duplass.

Early Life

Lawrence Jay Duplassbest known as Jay Duplass was born on the 7th of March, 1973, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America. According to his birth date, he is 49 years old and holds American nationality.

In addition, he has a birth sign of Pisces and belongs to a mixed ethnicity of  French Cajun, Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish, and German descent. He believes in Catholicism by religion.

He is the son of Cynthia Duplass (mother) and Lawrence Duplass (father). Mark Duplass is his younger brother. Mark and Jay both work in the entertainment industry.

Jay Duplass

Caption: Jay Duplass with his brother Mark (Source: NPR)


Talking about his academic qualifications, he studied at Jesuit High School. Later, he attended The University of Texas at Austin. He received his Master of Film Arts (MFA) degree from the same university.

Professional Career

Talking about his professional career, Jay Duplass’s film career is inextricably linked with the American crime comedy Raising Arizona. He openly admitted that the film motivated him to pursue a career in show business. He has produced, directed, and appeared in several films.

This actor has been in films such as The Do-Deca Pentathlon, Manson Family Vacation, This is John, Table 19, Cyrus, Beatriz at Dinner, Landline, Rainbow Time, Asperger’s Are Us, Nights and Weekends, Paper Towns, 21 Years: Richard Linklater, The Intervention, Kevin, Scrapple, and many more.

When Jill Soloway was looking for an actor for Amazon Prime’s original comedy-drama series Transparent in 2014, she found Jay to be the right match. He appears as Joshua “Josh” Pfefferman in the comedy series Transparent as a supporting actor.

The Sundance TV series is currently in its fifth season and continues to draw large audiences. He is still acting, directing, and producing films now.

Jay Duplass – Awards

In 2018, he Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series.

Likewise, he was nominated at the Critic’s Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Joshua “Josh” Pfefferman in the Sundance TV comedy series Transparent.

Jay Duplass – Net Worth 2022

As an actor, producer, and director, he has earned a massive sum of money in his profession. Talking about his net worth, it’s estimated at around $15 million, and his salary, and income is unknown at the moment.

Relationship Status

In 2001, he married Jen Tracy Duplass. His wife Jen is a social worker. With the marriage, they have two children, a son, and a daughter.

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Caption: Jay Duplass with his wife Jen Tracy Duplass (Source: Xivents)

Other information regarding her wife and children is unknown and we may assume that they are living a happy life. This multi-talented man is not a part of any kind of controversy nor got rumors and is focused on his career and personal life.

Body Measurements

Jay stands 5 feet 9 inches tall. He has dark brown hair with brown eyes color and other details on his bodily measurements like weight, dress size, shoe size, etc are unknown.

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Caption: Jay Duplass posing for a photo (Source: Depositphotos)

Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 20.5k followers. Likewise, there are more than 72.5k followers on Twitter, and he is not active on Facebook at the moment.