Jay Duplass a Different Man in Real Life! Has A Wife and Committed to Family
Every individual in the film industry does not usually portray their real-self in their work. From actors to the directors, their conceptualization differs from reality.
Similar is the case of the famous writer and actor, Jay Duplass. His writing and acting skills don't solely represent his real-life's activities. You might have seen him portraying the character of transgender in the series Transparent, but in real life, he is straight by sexuality.
Well, one can't judge Jay with the role that he portrays as he is a different man in real life. There's a lot of things to know about him and his personal life. So let's dig into his real-family life!
Jay Duplass And His family
American film director and actor, Jay Duplass earned the name and fame with the first featured movie, The Puffy Chair, which became the Sundance 2005 breakout hit and went on to win the Audience Award. The Puffy Chair was made in collaboration with his younger brother, Mark Duplass.
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Jay is usually seen working along with his brother, but he is also concerned about his family. Though he has not revealed much information about his personal life, his activity on Social media has helped us to know some precious details about his family.
Jay's married life started back in 2001 with Jen Tracy Duplass, a social worker. However, he has maintained his married life a very low- profiled. Despite having a low-key personal life, he has revealed about his children, a son and daughter whose names are still a mystery.
If you follow Jay on Twitter, you might see him tweeting about his son and daughter. However, he has never revealed their name.
Jen has also talked about her kids on social networking sites. On the occasion of Mother's Day, in May of 2016, Jen tweeted saying that she will demand a breakfast from her daughter.
Jay and his wife have completed their glorious 16 years of togetherness. However, Jay doesn't hesitate to say that he is married to his wife as well as his brother, whom he frequently collaborates. Guys, don't get confused!
Jay Duplass with his younger brother - Mark Duplass (Photo: variety.com)
In an interview with GQ magazine, back in December 2015, Jay explained,
"I’ve, like, been with my wife for 14 years and I have two children and I co-parent fifty-fifty. If anything, I have two marriages. I’m married to my wife and I’m married to my brother, who I collaborate with."
In the interview, Jay Duplass didn't bias Mark Duplass from the line of a family, instead tagged him as his second wife.
The efforts of the duo-brother have successfully opened their gateway to write, direct, produce or star in Indie gems like; Cyrus, Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Safety Not Guaranteed, and The Skeleton Twins.
Jay Duplass, who stands tall at the height of 5'9' (1.75m), enjoys every work that he does. Active in the industry since 1996, his work credit includes Outside In (2017) and Duck Butter (2018).
These days, weight loss is the measure issue for the actors/models, but in the case of Jay, he had to gain weight to justify the part of Josh in Transparent.
Jay Duplass made a name by writing and directing several award-winning short films with his brother. The two also frequently collaborate under the name Duplass Brothers and were in talks to produce Disney's short-form series titled Shook.
Aside from the popularity and success, Jay might be enjoying a good net worth. However, his earnings are very confidential, whereas his brother possesses a net worth of $ 3 million.
However, his spending and assets aren't that confidential at all, as he seems to be upgrading his lifestyle, which is already in the high peak. In February 2019, the writer listed his 1920s-era bungalow for sale with an asking price of $1.1 million.
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He was set to move to his newly purchased house that is just a few distances away from his old home. Covering at about 3,604 square feet, his new house was designed by reputed architect Hayden Whiteley. So, this explains his new property's price tag of $1.76 million.