Where is Matilda star Jimmy Karz Today? His Weight Loss Journey

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Where is Matilda star Jimmy Karz Today? His Weight Loss Journey
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Jimmy Karz is a former American actor known for his role in Matilda, The Wedding Singer, and many others. Well, Jimmy, who played Bruce in Matilda is now a doctor by profession.

Well, what about his love life, is he married? Let’s discuss his career, girlfriend, parents, siblings, age, and every other detail about Karz.

Jimmy Karz Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Jimmy Karz
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of Birth: July 26th, 1984
  • Age: 38-Years-Old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: American
  • Horoscope: Leo
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Unknown
  • Parents: Unknown
  • Siblings: 1 Brother
  • Net Worth: $1.5 million

Jimmy Karz was born in Los Angeles

The Wedding Singer actor Jimmy Karz was born on July 26, 1984, in Los Angeles County, California, USA. His birth name is James Elliot Karz.

The detail about his family is a bit unidentified, but he reportedly has a brother with whom he shares a pretty strong relationship.

How old Is Karz?

Born on July 26, 1984, Jimmy is 38 years of age as of 2023.

Education: He is a Doctor by Profession

Unlike the fat chubby 8-year-old Bruce who played in Matilda, Jimmy is a mature handsome man and a doctor by profession. 

He trained to become a doctor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and now is a practicing doctor. He graduated as a doctor in the year 2017.

The wedding Singer actor Jimmy is a doctor by profession
The Wedding Singer actor Jimmy is a doctor by profession

He did his schooling at Millikan Middle School in 1998 and finished his high school at Grant High School in 2002.

Movies and TV Works: Know For Role in Matilda, The Wedding Singer & More

As we have mentioned above, before settling down as a doctor, Jimmy also enjoyed his success in the glamour world. 

He made his acting debut in the 1994 TV show ER, where he played the character named Alfred Clark.

His most successful role was in the 1996 TV series Matilda. In the series, he played a chubby cake-eating guy named Bruce Bogtrotter. Directed by Danny DeVito, who has a daughter named Grace Fan DeVito, the series also stars Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz, and others in the lead.

Jimmy Karz played Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda
Jimmy Karz played Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda

He last appeared in the 1998 TV series The Wedding Singer, after which he quit his acting career.

Where Is Jimmy Karz Now? His Weight Loss Journey

The Matilda fame Jimmy’s last appearance as an actor was in the 1998 TV series ER as Alfred Clark. Ever since he has kept himself away from the entertainment world. But where is he now?

Well, he is a practicing doctor in the United States. He reportedly finished his degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as we stated earlier.

While many of us saw him as a fat kid, he has since shed a lot of weight. In fact, the man looks shredded. Surely, his weight loss journey was filled with thorns but he has exceled.

Jimmy Has a Net Worth of $1.5 Million

As of 2020, Jimmy owns a net worth of $1.5 million. Back when he acted in TV series, he received a decent salary as an actor which was estimated at around $100 thousand per episode.

Jimmy Karz with his friend
Jimmy (in the extreme right) enjoys wine with friends

However, since he is a practicing osteopath, his salary is estimated at around $50 thousand.

Is Jimmy Karz Married?

Apparently, Jimmy Karz is not married. However, since he prefers to keep himself away from the limelight, it is highly possible that Jimmy is simply not ready to make his relationship public.

Ever since he quit his career in acting, he has rarely come to media attention. In fact, very few photos of him have surfaced since he left the industry.

Well, we wish Jimmy reveals his wife in case he has married, if not, we hope he ties the knot soon.

Jimmy Karz Dating a girlfriend?

As we have mentioned above, Karz is very shy when it comes to his relationship. So far, Jimmy has not been reported to be dating anyone.

In fact, he has also not addressed ever his relationship status and girlfriend.

Does Karz Have Children?

It looks like Jimmy does not have any children yet. Having said that, it is very much possible Karz does not want his children if he has any.

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What does Jimmy Carz do now?

He is a doctor by profession.

How old is Bruce from Matilda now?

He is 38 years old.

What happened to the kid who played Bruce in Matilda?

He has quit acting and become a doctor. He also has lost a lot of weight.

Was Bruce Bogtrotter in The Wedding Singer?

Yes, Jimmy also featured in the movie.

Did Bruce actually eat the cake in Matilda?

No, in reality, Jimmy didn’t eat the cake.