Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian child actor, well recognized for his impressive performance, starring as Jack Newsome in Room, for which he also won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer.
Early life and education
Jacob Tremblay was born on 5th November 2006 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He grew up in the nearby city of Langley. Born to his father Jason Tremblay, a police detective and mother, Christina Candia, a homemaker.
Tremblay also has two sisters, older sister Emma, and younger sister Erica, both are actresses.
Tremblay's career started by acting on television roles and after a lot of struggle, he made his film debut for the live-action animated film The Smurfs 2. The movie was directed by Raja Gosnell and released on 31 July 2013 by Sony Pictures Animation and Columbia Pictures.
He portrayed as Jack Newsome in the drama film Room, appearing with Brie Larson, and directed by Lenny Abrahamson. For his performance in the movie, Tremblay won a nomination for the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in Supporting Role, being the youngest in the list.
In 2016, Jacob made his appearance as a supporting role in the comedy movie Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie, also guest starred as the younger version of the main character, Phil Miller on The Last Man on Earth.
The same year, Tremblay appeared in the horror film Before I Wake, along with Thomas Jane and Kate Bosworth, also played a supporting role in psychological thriller Shut In, co-starring Oliver Platt.
- Canadian Screen Awards-2015 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
- Chicago Film Critics Association Award-2015 Most Promising Performer
- Critics' Choice Movie Awards-2015 Best Young Performer
- Indiana Film Journalists Association Award-2015 Best Actor
- National Board of Review Award-2015 Breakthrough Performance (Shared with Abraham Attah)
- San Diego Film Critics Society Award-2015 Best Breakthrough Performance
- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award-2015 Best Youth Performance
- Young Entertainers Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jacob Tremblay is just eleven years old and is yet to make a girlfriend.
Tremblay is a crazy fan of the Star Wars franchise and named his dog after Daisy Ridley's character, Rey. His enthusiasm at the character R2-D2, BB-8, and C-3PO's appearance at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony were considered a highlight of the evening.
Jacob Tremblay makes a huge sum from his acting career, his total net worth is estimated to be $ 200,000.