Who is Cheyenne Jackson’s husband? Jason Landau Wiki Bio
Jason Landau was born in the USA, on 12 April 1977 – his zodiac sign is Aries and he holds American nationality. Jason is an actor and entrepreneur, but probably best known for being the husband of noted American actor Cheyenne Jackson.
Early life and education
Jason was raised in the US by his father who is a lawyer, and his mother who is a dentist. He attended a local elementary school, but where he was bullied and thus became shy, however, things improved after he enrolled at high school, where he excelled at lacrosse while also playing other sports such as soccer and table tennis.
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He became interested in acting, and started taking acting lessons, winning his first roles in school plays and at a local theatre. Upon matriculation, Jason moved to New York and enrolled at New York University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1999, meantime also working as a waiter to financially support himself.
Career as an actor and other ventures
Jason made his debut appearance in the “Will & Grace” romantic comedy TV series in 1998, appearing in a single episode portraying a passenger in this show, which follows Will who is a gay lawyer, and Grace who is an interior designer, while the two are living together in New York City.
Their two best friends are Jack, a gay man, and Karen, a rich socialite.
The year 2002 saw him appear in four episodes of the “American Dream” TV drama music series which stars Gail O’Grady and Tom Verica, and follows the Pryors family and their teenage daughter Meg, who is trying to become a dancer. Jason’s latest appearance has been in the “Sunset Junction, a Personal Musical” film shot in 2011, which follows several people as they learn about the importance of friends and how unimportant their careers are in comparison.
After this role, Jason discontinued his career in acting, rather becoming an entrepreneur. He has launched his own small company, and is currently its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Love life and marriage with Cheyenne
Jason and Cheyenne met in September 2013 while they were both fighting alcohol addiction at a rehabilitation center, and in October began dating, with Jason uploading a picture of them together onto his Instagram account. After a couple of months, the two became engaged in February 2014 – during an interview, Cheyenne stated ‘We’ve both been through a lot in our lives, we got sober together. Now we sing and we dance together. It blows my mind.’
The two actors married in September 2014, in Encino, California, at a ceremony attended by over 200 people, including many celebrities such as Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Leah Remini. They decided to adopt children, and welcomed fraternal twins named Ethan and Willow on 7 October 2016, while they are also parents to their pet dog. The family is currently residing in their luxurious home in Los Angeles, California.
Hobbies and other interests
Jason is a huge fan of the film industry, with his favorite actors and actresses being Hugh Jackman, Robert de Niro and Natalie Portman, while some of his favorite movies include “The Greatest Showman”, “Taxi Driver”, and “V for Vendetta”.
He likes to travel with Cheyenne in their spare time, and the two have been all around the US and have also visited Japan and China in Asia, and Germany and France in Europe – Miami, Florida is Jason’s dream travel destination. Jason is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog which can often be seen featured in the pictures he uploads onto his Instagram account. He is currently mostly focused on spending time with his children, teaching them math, how to draw, and how to ride a bicycle.
Appearance and net worth
Jason is 42 years old. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 156lbs (71kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $400,000, while Cheyenne’s net worth is over $5 million.
Who is Cheyenne Jackson?
Cheyenne David Jackson was born in Spokane, Washington State, USA, on 12 July 1975 – his zodiac sign is Cancer, and he holds American nationality. He is an actor and a singer, best known from starring in plays and movies such as “All Shook Up” in 2005, and “Xanadu” in 2007.
Cheyenne was raised with three siblings in Oldtown, Idaho by his father David, and his mother Sherri. David was Native American, and fought in Vietnam, while Sherri is a singer, and taught the four children to sing.
Cheyenne grew up listening to Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan who were his mother’s favorite singers, but after he discovered acting, he decided to focus on it instead. He launched his acting career by appearing in plays such as “West Side Story”, “Children of Eden”, and “Hair”, before starring in the Broadway show “Thoroughly Modern Millie”. He has appeared in numerous plays such as “All Shook Up” – which won him nominations for several awards – “Damn Yankees” in 2008, and “Finian’s Rainbow” in 2009.
Cheyenne’s most notable role in a movie was in “United 93” in , which won him a joint Boston Society of Film Critics 2006 Award for best ensemble cast.
Some of the other movies he has appeared in include “Hysteria” in 2010, “Smile” in 2011, and “Mutual Friends” in 2013. He has starred in several TV series too, some of which are “30 Rock” between 2009 and 2013, “Ugly Betty”, and “Lipstick Jungle”, while he is best known for starring in the fifth season of the “American Horror Story” show.
Before meeting Jason, Cheyenne was married to Monte Lapka who is a physicist. The two met in 2000 and married on 3 September 2011 in New York City, but two years later filed for divorce.