Born on February 21, 1958, Jake Steinfeld is an American actor, entrepreneur, producer and a fitness icon. His famous brand “Body by Jake” is well popular among the youth.
Jake Steinfeld Career Details
Talking about his career, Jake started as a personal trainer for Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford. He also starred a sitcom on the channel Big Brother Jake. Steinfeld made his debut in 1979 through film Americathon. He also had a lead role in Home Sweet Home (1981). Later he supplied his voice for Git, a lab rat in Disney animated Ratatouille.
Now, Steinfeld is the Chairman and CEO of Body by Jake. He also had created a 24-hour fitness lifestyle channel called Fit TV which he later sold to News Corp. His first professional lacrosse league was Major League Lacrosse which was formed in 2001. MLL became popular and now has six franchise in North America. He also founded World Series of Youth Lacrosse which provides youth training for lacrosse. He combined with Universal Music Enterprises to form music label called Body of Jake Music. He also accounts an Exercise Tv, A fitness on-demand television network with Comcast, New Balance and Time Warner as partners.
Steinfeld became the Chairman of the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006 and Jerry Brown in 2011. He served as Honorary Mayor of Pacific Palisades, CA from 2013-2016. He was the official Olympic torch bearer for the 2012 Olympic games in London, England.
Steinfeld has also written some best sellers for New York Times and Wall Street Journal. His books include Body of Jake (1984); Don’t quit; Get Strong (2002); Take a Shot! (2012).
Jake Steinfeld Dating History And Marriage Details
Talking about his personal life, he was born in Brooklyn, New York City. He is a Jewish descent. He married Tracey Steinfeld in 1988 with whom he has four children namely Morgan (1992), Nick (1994), Zach (1998) and Luke (2000).
Talking about teens, he was huge fan of Arnold. He told
In 14, my father bought me a set of weights, it was summertime, but I didn’t touch the wights. Fall came and my father asked me to put them in basement. Finally, I decided that instead of studying, I should try out the weights
And that turned the tables for him. After graduation, Steinfeld went off to State University of New York College at Cortland to play lacrosse but his mother yelled at him when she heard of it. But he didn’t fail. He also got a job on the Universal Studios Tour playing one of the Incredible Hulks. Later actress Sandra Will asked him to help her boyfriend in trainings. He did it well and later started a business in giving personal trainings. He lives on the motto of “Never Quit”. The famous American actress Hailee Steinfeld is niece of Jake Steinfeld. He is also conscious for today’s generation and calls ‘Obesity’ his biggest fear. He fears that this generation kids might have shorter lives than their parents. He says that he has also declared war on childhood obesity. He has created an ‘army’ of kids, parents, educators, elected officials to help battle this preventable disease. He believes that we can substantially slow down its proliferation. Under his impact talks, he has many a times motivated the youth to be fit and workout out daily. His recent YouTube video with Evan Carmichael got 55K views on the topic “How to Never Work a day in your Life?” His Instagram page “official body by Jake” has about 39.2K followers. Well known for his fitness, he calls himself “the pioneer of personal fitness training.”
Jake Steinfeld Net Worth
He has a net worth of $15 million dollars.
Jake Steinfeld Body Measurements
Steinfeld has a good height of 180 cm/ 5’ 10” and has a weight about 176 pounds.
During his interviews, he spoke about the importance of finding the right workout and not giving up on it.
You have got to find something that works for you and stick with it
Asked the reason of his success, he just told
I don’t take steroids
In a video, he told
Fitness and nutrition go hand-in-hand…. you can’t just be training and not eating well. The country today is not getting enough fruits and vegetables