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Get to Know Jake Paltrow - Taryn Simon's Husband Who is a Director

Published Mon Apr 12 2021 By riya
Get to Know Jake Paltrow - Taryn Simon's Husband Who is a Director

Jacob Danner Paltrow aka, Jake, is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter best known for his role as Johno in the 2010 film Greenberg. He also directed two episodes of a year-long series Boardwalk Empire and ten episodes of NYPD Blue from 1997 to 2004.

Jake is also well recognized for writing two films, The GoodNight and Young Ones, which were released in 2007 and 2014, respectively. 

Also, Boardwalk Empire won him nominations for Best Direction in a Drama Series at the Online Film & Television Association Awards in 2013 and 2014.

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The well-known artist was born on the 26th of September, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, in the U.S.A. He was born to famous American actress, Blythe Danner and film producer Bruce Paltrow.

Besides, Paltrow is a younger brother to Gwyneth Paltrow, an American actress, model, entrepreneur, and author. 

Jake Paltrow with his family
Jake Paltrow with his family

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For education purposes, Jake went to the Crossroads School located in Santa Monica, California.

What's his net worth?

Jacob belongs to a family of actors and has chosen acting as a career. He amassed a massive net worth of about $10 million as a result of this decision. He made a lot of money as a director, writer, producer, and actor.

Though there's no data about him owning a house or brandy cars and gadgets, it's obvious for a person with this huge amount to possess riches. Also, Jake, with his family of artists, Jake s sure to be living a very comfy, easier, and happy life. 

His net worth is bound to be increasing as he is one of the most hard-working and talented filmmakers of all time.

Is he single?

The Hollywood filmmaker Jake is a married man who tied the knot of life with a famous photographer and artist, Taryn Simon. 

The pair bounded each other in a marriage legally in 2010 after dating for years. Since there were only close friends and family, not much information about their marriage is known. 

Jake Paltrow with his wife, Taryn Simon
Jake Paltrow with his wife, Taryn Simon

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The duo is living a very blissful and jubilant life together ever since they are together. Also, no rumors about them having extramarital affairs is on the media. 

Parents of two

The romantic couple share double children together. One of which is Whister Paltrow, and the other one is  Eliel Paltrow. Even though no other statics about their babies are known, the family lives a happy life together. 

We'll keep you updated if any further information is gained.


He directed and wrote the 2007 movie The Good Night, which is the start of his career as a director. In 2010, he appeared as 2010  appeared as Johno in Greenberg, which brought him to the limelight as an actor. 

In addition, he has directed two other films, Young Ones, and De Palma, in 2014 and 2015, respectively. 

Jake Paltrow on movie Greenberg
Jake Paltrow on movie Greenberg

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Apart from just movies, Jacob has directed the 1997–2004 TV series NYPD Blue and 2013–2014 Boardwalk Empire. In recent years he is not much active in the entertainment field.