Jake Wood’s Net Worth, Height, Age, & Personal Info Wiki

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Jake Dylan Wood is an actor known for playing Max Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Jake has also appeared in shows such as Only Fools and Horses and Red Dwarf. Wood appeared on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2014, alongside professional dancer Janette Manrara. Jake is known as the voice of the GEICO gecko in the United States.  (1)

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Facts About Jake Wood's

NationalityBritish
Estimate Net Worth$3 million
ReligionNA
Zodiac SignCancer
BirthplaceLondon
BirthdayJuly 12 1972

Jake Wood's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight70 kg
Hair ColorNA
Eye ColorNA
Body TypeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Jake Wood's Net Worth

Jake Wood is a British actor with a $3 million net worth. Jake was born in July 1972 in Westminster, London, England. He is best known for his role as Max Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. In the United States, Wood is also known as the voice of the GEICO gecko. (2)

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Jake Wood's Early Life

Wood was born to an English father and a French mother in Westminster, London. (3)

Jake Wood's Education

He attended City of London Academy Highbury Grove. He was provided with training as an actor at the Anna Scher Drama School in Islington, North London.

Jake Wood's Career

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Wood appeared in the 1989 Yellow Pages TV commercial “Party Party” and was the voice of the GEICO gecko advertisements on American television until 2015. Wood also appeared in the early 1990s as part of a team presenting Click, a computer games magazine on video, alongside Cobent CTO and ex-Metal Hammer journalist Tony Dillon. In the episode The Jolly Boys’ Outing of Only Fools and Horses in 1989, Wood appeared as Rodney Trotter’s assistant. He played Kill Crazy, a prison inmate, in the eighth series of Red Dwarf. Wood also portrayed Dougie, the eldest son in the sitcom The Wilsons.

In March 1990, Wood played Jackson in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, a minor character who met Diane Butcher while sleeping rough on London’s streets. From June 2006 to February 2021, Wood was cast as the recurring character Max Branning. Wood competed in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014. He advanced to the semi-finals with Janette Manrara. Wood announced in May 2015 that he would leave EastEnders for a year. Wood and Spencer Oliver co-hosted a boxing podcast, Pound for Pound, in January 2018. After fifteen years in the role, Wood announced his departure from EastEnders in September 2020, with Max written out as part of an “explosive exit.” Jake’s final episode aired on February 19, 2021. (4)

Quick and Fun Facts about Jake Wood

Jake Dylan Wood is an actor known for playing Max Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Jake Wood has also appeared in shows such as Only Fools and Horses and Red Dwarf.

Jake Wood appeared on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2014, alongside professional dancer Janette Manrara. Jake is known as the voice of the GEICO gecko in the United States.

In 2018, Jake Wood co-hosted the boxing podcast Pound for Pound with Spencer Oliver.

Jake Wood was born to an English father and a French mother in Westminster, London.

Jake Wood studied at the City of London Academy Highbury Grove and the Anna Scher Drama School in Islington, North London.

Jake Wood appeared in the 1989 Yellow Pages TV commercial “Party Party” and was the voice of the GEICO gecko advertisements on American television until 2015.

Jake Wood also appeared in the early 1990s as part of a team presenting Click, a computer games magazine on video, alongside Cobent CTO and ex-Metal Hammer journalist Tony Dillon.

In the episode The Jolly Boys’ Outing of Only Fools and Horses in 1989, Wood appeared as Rodney Trotter’s assistant.

Jake Wood played Kill Crazy, a prison inmate, in the eighth series of Red Dwarf.

Jake Wood also portrayed Dougie, the eldest son in the sitcom The Wilsons.

In March 1990, Wood played Jackson in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, a minor character who met Diane Butcher while sleeping rough on London’s streets.

From June 2006 to February 2021, Wood was cast as the recurring character Max Branning.

Jake Wood competed in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014.

Jake Wood advanced to the semi-finals with Janette Manrara.

Jake Wood announced in May 2015 that he would leave EastEnders for a year.

References

  1. Jake Wood, retrieved from https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0939766/
  2. Jake Wood, retrieved from https://marriedbiography.com/jake-wood-biography/
  3. Jake Wood, retrieved from https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Jake-Wood/
  4. Jake Wood, retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jake_Wood