There are numerous stories about children who start growing up to be addicted to drugs or ending up in prison. Fame at a young age can be toxic as not everyone has the capacity to absorb it positively. It can take a toll on the mental health and bring disastrous effects if not channeled properly and if there is no proper guidance. Children need guidance after all. Not all meet this fate though. Jedidah Cohen is one such child actor who after years in front of the camera, is living a healthy and normal life in the tech field.
Jedidiah Cohen Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents, Education
Jedidiah Cohen was born in 1976, Michigan USA. He worked as a child actor in numerous movies. He enrolled into the prestigious Harvard University for BA Astronomy and Astrophysics and graduated in 1999 successfully. Currently he resides in the New York Metropolitan Area and is Director of Operations at TILT.
Jedidiah Cohen Body Measurements
Jedidiah Cohen is 1.68m or 5.51 ft. His height is towards the shorter side but still reasonable.
Jedidiah Cohen weighs about 68kg and enjoys a healthy BMI.
Jedidiah Cohen Net Worth
Jedidiah Cohen’s net worth is about $17 million.
Jedidiah Cohen Dating History And Marriage Details
Jedidah Cohen met his wife Kate in 2004 at an acting master class in NYC. Ms.Dawson has a bachelor degree in musical theater from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. After getting acquainted at the class she learned a great deal about his acting and singing skills. They dated for a few years until Jedidian surprised his girlfriend with a proposal at a Chelsea restaurant. The couple tied the knot on February 25, 2007 at Stage 6 at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard. They exchanged their vows under a gorgeous canopy made of grapevines and white orchids, decorated with shimmering lights. The couple is still happily married.
Jedidiah Cohen Acting Career
Jedidiah Cohen defines his acting career as a wonderful and enlightening experience for him. He received tremendous appreciation for both his ability and hard work. As a child star, his parents were highly supportive of his work but also made sure that he continued his education side by side. He is largely popular for role in Home Alone, Kevin’s cousin, Rod McCallister. At the age of 13, he moved to New York and filmed Home Alone 2: Lost in New York also.
At the age of 15 he began his debut in the prestigious Broadway Theatre.He has a strong, clear voice which is ideal for singing and acting. His thriving extracurricular acting career got him into Harvard where he had the honor to perform with Harvard Krokodiloes.
He took three 12-week round the world singing tours. The glory of performing and the fame he got with it made him hungry for more. He loved every moment of performing and wanted to be a star. But he decided to study them and earned his degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics instead of continuing his stardom. Rags (1987), The Sound of Music ( 1988), The Secret Garden (1991), The Baker’s Wife (2002) and Gay Divorce(2004) are some of his remarkable performances on stage and theatre.
Jedidiah Cohen Tech Career And Other Works
Once he graduated, his acting career didn’t go as he had expected. Nevertheless, he had an outstanding degree and entrepreneurial skills, he came up with his own company Context Media. He later worked for 6 years as Vice Pres Vice President of Sales & Operations at Cooper & Cooper Real Estate in NY. Initially he was hired as a salesperson but steadily promoted to the position of Vice President.
He also founded RocketHub Inc. which is a global crowdfunding platform for different projects related to business, academia, social and arts. In 2015 the company was acquired by another group. Currently, he is working as Director of Operations at TILT, a leading health insurance company in NYC.Jedidiah Cohens experience as scaling entrepreneurial operations and leading strategic teams spans over a period of 15 years.
When inquired about quitting the pursuit of fame and fortune, he explained how he timely realized that his artistic experiences did not seem enough. On the other hand, tech was an area that really interested him as it had huge potential in scaling rapidly and also had a massive impact on a large population.
He remembers being told as a child artist after performing in a play outside Chicago that if there was something better he could do other than acting, then opt for the former. He did exactly that and leads his life as a thriving tech expert.