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Jake T Austin :

Jake Austin Szymanski known professionally as Jake T. Austin, is an American actor. Beginning his career as a child actor at the age of seven, Austin is best known for his role as Max Russo on the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, and as the voice of Diego on the Nickelodeon animated series Go, Diego, Go!.

Early life :

Jake T. Austin was born Jake Austin Szymanski in New York City, to Giny Rodriguez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His middle initial is taken from his mother's name Toranzo. He has a younger sister, Ava. His father has Polish, English, and Irish ancestry, and his mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentinian, and Spanish descent. Jake started acting at age of seven in commercials. His first credited role was in a comedy sketch "Kid 1698". Jake starred in many animated movies, but he is mostly famous for his role as Max Russo on the series Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), the voice of Diego on Dora the Explorer (2000) and Go, Diego! Go! (2005), and Jesus Foster on the family/teen drama series The Fosters (2013).

Personal life :

Known For- Portraying Max Russo in Disney Channel original TV series Wizards of Waverly Place from 2007 to 2012.

Nickname- Jake T. Austin, Jakee, Jakey

Full Name- Jake Toranzo Austin Szymanski

Profession- Actor

Nationality- American

Age -27 years old (in 2022)

Date of Birth -December 3, 1994

Birthplace- New York, New York, United States

Religion- Roman Catholicism

Zodiac Sign- Sagittarius

Career :

When Jake was eight, he starred in several commercials. In 2003, with his commercial success, he appeared on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’. Nickelodeon was highly impressed with his talent, and signed him on as the voice behind Dora’s cousin Diego, in the cartoon ‘Dora the Explorer’. Immediately Nickelodeon launched a show solely on Diego called ‘Go, Diego, Go!’ which became Jake’s breakthrough stint in the industry. In a couple of years he found himself cast as a voice actor in animated films such as ‘The Ant Bully’ and ‘Everyone’s Hero’. Since this young teenage star had adorable looks, he was cast in his debut live-action film, ‘The Perfect Game’. His performance was acclaimed, and many avenues opened up for him. Jake was over the moon when Disney offered him a role in the movie ‘Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board’ and in their TV show ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ alongside Selena Gomez. He made appearances on several Disney shows, such as ‘Hannah Montana, ‘The Suite Life on Deck’ and ‘Wizards on Deck’. DreamWorks eyed the young celebrity and offered him a role in 2009 for the film ‘Hotel for Dogs’. All through his career, he possessed a hidden talent as a writer, finally in 2011, he sold his first script, ‘Kings of Suburbia’. He has also worked with ‘20th Century fox’ and has voiced the character Fernando in the hit movies ‘Rio’ and ‘Rio2’. 2013 saw him as ‘Jesus Foster’ in the drama series ‘The Fosters’, and in 2016, he was signed as a voice actor in DC Comics’ ‘Justice League vs. Teen Titans’. If you think that’s all, then hold on! Jake’s unaccomplished dream is to one day become a director.

Achievements :

ALMA Awards
2009 Nominee
ALMA Award Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
2008 Nominee
ALMA Award Outstanding Male Performance in a Comedy Television Series
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)

Imagen Foundation Awards
2009 Nominee
Imagen Award Best Actor - Television
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
2007 Nominee
Imagen Award Best Actor - Television
Go, Diego! Go! (2005)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA
2013 Nominee
Blimp Award Favorite TV Actor
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)

Teen Choice Awards
2015 Nominee
Teen Choice Award Choice TV Actor: Drama
The Fosters (2013)
2014 Nominee
Teen Choice Award Choice TV Actor: Drama
The Fosters (2013)
2013 Nominee
Teen Choice Award Choice Summer TV Star: Male
The Fosters (2013)
2009 Nominee
Teen Choice Award Choice TV Sidekick
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)