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Jonathan Tucker

Jonathan Tucker is an American TV and Film Actor. Jonathan Tucker is popular as ‘Tommy’ on the show, “The Black Donnellys”. Likewise, he was in the 2003 remake of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and he once was able to perform with the Boston Ballet.

Early Life and

Jonathan Tucker was born on May 31, 1982, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is 41 years old and is under the astrological sign, Gemini. He holds American nationality and his full name is Jonathan Moss Tucker. The religion that he follows is Judaism.

His mother’s name is Maggie Moss and his father’s name is Paul Hayes Tucker. His mother is a public relations and marketing analyst and executive whereas his father is a professor of art at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a leading expert on Claude Monet.

He also has a sibling whose name is Jennie Taylor Tucker. His other family member such as his paternal great-grandfather was historian and ambassador Carlton J. H. Hayes. On the other hand, his aunt and uncle, Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, founded and co-directed the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology.

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Caption: Jonathan Tucker along with his friends (Source: Twitter)


Regarding Tucker’s educational background and qualifications, he attended The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts.

He also went on to attend the Boston Ballet and was able to play Fritz in their production of The Nutcracker for 5 years starting when he was in the third grade. During this time, he was got the honor to be featured in a Boston Ballet calendar. After he attended The Thacher School in Ojai, California.

Career and Professional Life

Jonathan Tucker began acting in films by appearing in the early 1990s films “Botte di Natale” in the year 1994, “Two If by Sea” and “Sleepers” in 1996. He finally got cates in the 1999 film “The Virgin Suicides” as Tim Weiner which was a big role at the beginning of his career. He then went on to star as Matthew in the 2000 comedy film “100 Girls”.

Then, after a year he got the opportunity to co-star in “Sundance hit The Deep End” along with Tilda Swinton and Josh Lucas. Likewise, his breakthrough was in the year 2003 when he was cast in the much-anticipated re-imagining of the 1974 horror film of the same name, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”. The movie was a great success and Tucker was able to garner a lot of popularity through it.

Jonathan then starred in the films Stateside and Criminal in the year 2004. Likewise,  He was able to star in Hostage, In the Valley of Elah, The Black Donnellys, The Ruins, An Englishman in New York, The Next Three Days, and Parenthood.

He then had a main role in the 2014 DirecTV drama series, “Kingdom”. He played the character of Jay who was a mixed martial artist and son of trainer, Alvey Kulina. For this series, Tucker was nominated for Best Supporting Actor by Entertainment Weekly. This was even described as “one of the most electric performances on television”.

Moreover, in the year 2015, Jonathan was able to appear in the final five episodes of the TV series “Justified” on FX. He also starred in the second season of “Hannibal” by continuing his collaboration with Bryan Fuller. He went on to co-write the song “Champagne Problems” on Nick Jonas’ 2016 album Last Year Was Complicated. In the year 2019, he was able to play in “City on a Hill” and in 2021 in “Debris”.

Furthermore, Tucker on the other hand practices Transcendental Meditation to offset loneliness in film locations. Also, he is the founder of the nonprofit organization Pegasus Fund.

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Caption: Jonathan Tucker acting in a movie along with his co-star (Source:

Relationship Status

Jonathan Tucker tied the knot with Tara Ahamet on June 16, 2012. His wife is the daughter of Pulitzer Prize-winning economic historian Liaquat Ahamed. The couple are still together and are very much in love with each other.

Their relationship is still going very strong. The par has a son and a daughter who are twins who were born on May 15, 2019. The names of his children are Hayes Taj and India Moss.

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Caption: Jonathan Tucker with his wife, Tara Ahamet (Source: Us Weekly)

Jonathan Tucker – Body Measurements

Jonathan Tucker has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is 75 Kg. His other body measurements such as his chest size, waist size, and bicep size are 40-30-14 inches respectively, and has an athletic body. Likewise, Tucker has black hair and green eyes.

Social Media 

Jonathan Tucker is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He owns his Instagram account under the name “Jonathan Tucker” and has garnered 267K followers on it. Likewise, he also has Twitter and Facebook accounts and has 36.4K and 2.2K followers on it respectively.

Net Worth 2024

As per celebritynetworth, Jonathan Tucker has a net worth of $2 million and his main income source has to be his career as an actor. It is no doubt that he has many other income sources as well.