Jake Stormoen is an American actor, writer, and producer. He is widely known for his work in movies and TV series like The Outpost (2018), Extinct (2017), Mythica: A Quest for Heroes (2014), and numerous others.
Beginning her career back in 2006 in small roles in short videos, Jake has come a long way. In fact, he has already given some huge success both on TV and on the big screen. Undoubtedly, he has accomplished a lot professionally but what about his personal life? Is he married to a wife or dating a girlfriend?
In this article, we have come up with details about his parents, career, relationship, net worth, and several other interesting facts. Let’s get started.
Jake Stormoen Bio
Actor, producer, and writer, Jake Storemoen was born on July 20, 1988, in Minneapolis, MN. His birth name is Jacob Leif Stormoen. He comes from a family of mixed ethnic background, his parents are of Norwegian descent.
As a child, Stormoen spent a large part of his life in his hometown along with his family members. He also has a younger sister named Anna Stormoen. He shares a great relationship with his sibling.
Talking about his education, he did his schooling in Minneapolis itself. But after finishing high school, he moved to Toowoomba Queensland, Australia, where he joined the University of Southern Queensland. There, he finished a degree in Bsc Arts in Creative Media.
He Shares a Great Relationship with His Father
It is rare to see a bonding similar to what Jake shares with his father, especially among celebrities. Unlike most of the guys in today’s generation, he is very close to his father. His father is a former member of the United States Army Special Forces aka The Green Berets.
The father-son have such a relationship that they even go to movies together during their off days. If sources are to be believed, they even watched Jumanji together as both of them are big fans of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Jake Stormoen Worked As A Waiter Before Becoming An Actor
Having always dreamt of becoming an actor, Stormoen didn’t have an easy route to becoming an actor. Shortly after finishing his graduation in Australia, he worked as a waiter for 6 months, before returning to the United States to pursue a career in acting.
Soon he re-contacted one of his old friends from high school Kristian Nairn, who was already pursuing acting in Los Angeles and started living with him. Interestingly, his friend Nairn played the famous character Hodor in Game of Thrones. Just for a fact, after Jake made it into movies, they even later appeared together in Kurt Knight’s horror-thriller film, The Appearance in 2018.
He Started His Career Appearing In Short Videos
Jake made his acting debut in 2006 when he appeared as Ethan Banks in a short video Deadbolt. The following year in 2007, he played Brandon Woods in another short film Absolute. After a kickstart into acting, he played an uncredited role, Dan, in Step Up 2: The Streets.
His first big role came in the TV series was in Lucky Days in 2012. In the series, he played the character named Alfred along with other actors like Steven Blincoe, Valentina Ivancenco, and Sean MacCormac, to name a few. The same year, he also played a waiter in another TV series named My Gimpy Life.
One of his major successes in TV came with a post-apocalyptic science fiction television series Extinct. He appeared in 9 episodes of the series along with actors like Chad Michael, Collins Victoria, Atkin Jaclyn Hales, and several others.
Likewise, he also gained huge recognization after appearing as Captain Garret Spears in The Outpost. The series is considered his most successful work; he appeared in over 36 episodes from 2018 to 2020.
Talking about his works in films, he has appeared in around two dozen movies. Some of his most successful films include Mythica: A Quest for Heroes, The Christmas Dragon, Mythica: The Necromancer, Mythica: The Darkspore, among a few others.
Jake Stormoen Works As A Producer & Writer
Apart from acting, Jake also tried out as a producer and writer. In fact, he has already been a part of a few projects as a writer and producer. In 2016, he was the associate producer of a short movie named Grace Note. Not only this but in 2021, he both acted and produced the romantic-comedy film Love, Lost & Found. Further, he was also the writer of the movie along with American actress and writer, Melanie Stone.
Likewise, he also wrote the story for the 2007 drama-thriller Absolute.
Is Jake Married To A Wife or Dating a Girlfriend?
Well, to be precise, Jake is not married yet. He is already in his early 30s but he has not even shared his plans to tie the knot any time soon. However, when it comes to his love affairs, there are rumors that he is dating his girlfriend, Melanie Stone.
Though the rumors have been circulating for a while now, neither of the duos has confirmed the speculation. While it is unclear if they are dating, one fact is for sure, the pair are good friends. They have even appeared in multiple films together because of which they share a great relationship.
He Is Active on Social Media
Like most celebrities out there, Jake is active on social media on almost every platform. He is both on Instagram and Twitter. As of 2023, he has around 20k followers on his Instagram and around 7.5k followers on his Twitter.
Well, he mostly posts about his professional life on social media and has kept his personal life away from the limelight.