The Golden Globe Awards winning actor, Jon Voight is an American actor who is also known for having a troubled relationship with his daughter, A-listed Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie. Also, Voight is also best known for his role in the film ‘Coming Home.’
Jon Voight was born on December 29, 1938, in Yonkers, NY under Capricorn. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a Mixed(Slovak and German) ethnic group. He is the son of Elmer Voight and Barbara. He has two brothers Barry Voight (born 1937) and Wesley Voight (born March 21, 1940).
Talking about his education, Voight joined Archbishop Stepinac High School, in White Plains, New York. He attended The Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C. after graduating High School in 1956.
Academy Award-winning actor, Voight had married to an actress Lauri Peters in 1962. The pair met each other in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music. However, they couldn’t push their relationship for a long period and they separated in 1967.
In 1971, Voight shared a kiss with an actress Marcheline Bertrand. Unfortunately, they filed for divorce in 1978 and separated in 1980.
Voight and Bertrand shared two children, James Haven born May 11, 1973, and Angelina Jolie born June 4, 1975. However, Jon was estranged from his kids for many years, but they reconciled after Bertrand’s death in 2007.
Also, The 80-year-old actor has been linked with several celebrities named Diana Ross (2005 – 2006), Nastassja Kinski (2002), Barbra Streisand (1994 – 1995), Eileen Davidson (1989 – 1991) and Stacey Pickren (1979 – 1986). At present, there is no information regarding his personal life so he might be living a single life with his children.
Jon Voight is an American actor who has a net worth of $55 million. He earned his net worth from his successful film and television acting career.
The American actor appeared in the groundbreaking Midnight Cowboy in 1969. He served on Muppets Tonight (1996) on 9th December 2001 as a surprise guest, dressed with Gonzo the Great as a giant chicken. Also, he performed as Stanley Kowalski in Buffalo, New York at the Studio Arena Theater in the
Furthermore, he appeared in several films such as Conrack (1974), The Odessa File (1974), Jaws (1975), Coming Home (1978), Lookin’ to Get Out (1982), Table for Five (1983), and so on.
In Addition, Jon was nominated for an Academy Award and received the Golden Globe in Runaway Train (1985). Also, he gained an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.