Thursday 17 September 2020

Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman is an American actor. He is also a director and a producer. He was born on 14th January, 1969 in Rye, New York, United States. He is the son of American writer, producer and director, Kent Bateman and Victoria Elizabeth, a flight attendant. He is the younger brother of American actress, Justine Bateman. He stepped into his acting career on television with series such as Little House on the Prairie, Silver Spoons, and The Hogan Family in the early 1980s. He got well known for the character of Michael Bluth in the sitcom, Arrested Development for which he got a Satellite Award and a Golden Globe Award. He also starred in many other television shows and movies such as Ozark, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, The Outsider, Horrible Bosses, Teen Wolf Too, and The Family Fang, to name only a few of them. 

Jason Bateman Religion

Bateman has not been so open about his religious beliefs in public and mostly kept it away from the limelight. Many celebrity websites and articles claim that he is a Christian. Moreover, His wife is a Lebanese Christian. His sister, Justine Bateman is also a converted Christian according to an ABC article. He has also featured in Christian-based productions in the last decade. Well, we now know he is a Christian but we cannot be sure if he is religious or not. He belongs to the English, Maltese, a bit of Scottish, 1/16 Swiss German, 1/32 Swedish, and 1/32 Danish ancestry. 

Jason Bateman Political Views 

Just like his religious beliefs, Bateman does not talk about his political views too in the media. However, it seems he has done a big charity work for the Democratic Party in the past. So we can assume that he is a democratic and supports this party, but we cannot be fully sure about his actual views on politics. Furthermore, he also supported Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election. 

Who is he dating? 

Bateman is happily married to Amanda Anka, who is the daughter of Canadian singer and musician, Paul Anka. They got married on 3rd July, 2001. They are parents to two daughters. Prior to Amanda Anna, he was also in a relationship with American actress Alexondra Lee and was also rumoured to be in a relationship with Jennifer Aniston who is an American actress too. 

Jason Bateman Hobbies 

He really enjoys running and biking. He attempts to run about 5 miles a day. His hobbies changed with time. Before marriage, he had a different set of hobbies. After his marriage, he likes to spend most of his time with his wife whom he considers to be his best friend. 

Interesting Facts

His full name is Jason Kent Bateman.

He stepped into the world of acting at the age of only 10. 

He has three half-brothers.

He had to undergo a surgery to get rid of benign polyp from his throat. 

He is a keen fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team.