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Justin Baldoni

Justin Baldoni is a popular actor and filmmaker from the United States. Moreover, Justin Baldoni is best known for portraying Rafael Solano on The CW satirical romantic dramedy Jane the Virgin (2014–2019) as well as directing the films Five Feet Apart (2019) and Clouds (2020).

Early Life

On the 24th of January 1984, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America, Justin Baldoni was born. His birth name is Justin Louis Baldoni and holds American nationality.

Similarly, he is 39 years old as of 2024 and he has a birth sign of Aquarius. In addition, he belongs to the Jewish-Italian ethnicity and he believed in the Bahai faith religion.

This actor is the son of Sam Baldoni (father) and Sharon Baldoni (mother). Moreover, his father is a Film Producer and actor while his mother is a homemaker. Further, his paternal grandfather is Louis Baldoni, an Indiana senator, and an Italian immigrant.

Education

Talking about his academic qualifications, he went to North Medford High School in Medford, Oregon. For further studies, he enrolled at California State University in the United States, from which he completed his graduation.

During his high school days, he played soccer and ran track, and was a radio disc jockey at a local top-40 radio station. After moving into a new apartment building, Baldoni met a manager who advised him to pursue a career in acting.

Professional Career

In the year 2008, Justin Baldoni first made a music video he wrote, produced, and directed that was selected and won him his first “Audience Choice Award” at the Dawn Breakers International Film Festival.

Moreover, he created and directed a digital documentary series, ‘My Last Days’ (2012), a show about living – as told by the dying. And, the documentary series eventually became one of the most-watched documentary series’ streamed online.

Its second series was broadcast on CW and the third season was released in the winter of 2018. He played Rafael Solano in the CW show, ‘Jane the Virgin’ from 2014 to 2019. He launched a time-lapse video app for pregnant women and new mums called Belly Bump in May of 2016.

Justin Baldoni

Caption: Justin Baldoni portraying Rafael Solano on The CW satirical romantic dramedy Jane the Virgin (Source: International Business Times)

In addition, Variety announced in July 2017 that Baldoni was developing a male talk show through his media company Wayfarer Entertainment. Additionally, the show named ‘Man Enough,’ is described as a disruptive panel series that explores what it means to be a man today.

The show has prominent men like Matt McGorry and Javier Muñoz. TED announced in August 2017 that Baldoni would be a speaker at the annual TEDWomen Conference.

Recent Career

Afterward, he directed and produced CBS Films’ Five Feet Apart, starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson, and based on an original script by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. Similarly, he directed and produced ‘Clouds,’ a film depicting the life of musician Zach Sobiech with Warner Bros.

Moreover, he is scheduled to direct and produce It Ends with Us, based on the novel of the same name written by writer Colleen Hoover. He released a book under the same premise as his previous talk show and TED Talk titled Man Enough: Undefining my Masculinity.

Likewise, he started a podcast series under the same name with co-hosts Liz Plank and Jamey Heath. ‘Boys Will be Human’ a children’s version of the book was released in October 2022.

Wayfarer Studios

He established a production company with Ahmed Musiol named ‘Wayfarer Studios’ which produces television, films, and digital content. Wayfarer sold the majority stake setting up the $25M content fund in the year 2019.

‘The Wayfarer Foundation,’ is a philanthropic branch of the company that helps homeless residents of Los Angeles. Moreover, they host an annual Skid Row Carnival of Love, which provides resources for employment, education, non-emergency medical care, food, clothing, hygiene, and other festivities such as face-painting, live concerts, and children’s activities, serving over 4,000 homeless guests every year.

Awards

As of now, this actor has won 333 awards and earned eight nominations. Six Telly Awards, five Muse Creative Awards, two Global Trend Awards, One Dotcomm Award, and One American Advertising Award are some of the awards he has earned in his acting career.

Justin Baldoni – Net Worth 2024

Baldoni’s estimated net worth is around $2 million while his salary and income are still under review. Moreover, he mostly makes money from his acting career, as a director and filmmaker.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Justin Baldoni with his family (Source: Good Housekeeping)

Talking about his personal life, Justin Baldoni married Emily Baldoni in July 2013 in Corona, California. With marriage, the couple has a son named Maxwell Roland-Samuel Baldoni and one daughter named Maiya Grace Baldoni.

Besides his relationship with Emily, he has also been ina relationship with one more girl, but the prior information about it is not publicly known.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Justin Baldoni reading a book in a peaceful place (Source: Instagram)

Coming towards his body measurement, he stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 88 kg. Moreover, he has blonde/light brown hair with dark brown eyes, and his body measurement measures 46-33-16 inches.

Justin Baldoni – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@justinbaldoni’ there are over 3.2 million followers. Likewise, there are over 239k followers on his Twitter page ‘@justinbaldoni’ and over 556k followers on his Facebook page.