Jay Hernandez Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family & Net Worth

Here you find interesting updates about Jay Hernandez his education, career, love and affairs, hobbies, profession, net worth and FAQs.

Who was Jay Hernandez?

Jay Hernandez full name was Javier Manuel Hernandez Jr. He was a famous model, actor and director. Jay has done some interesting projects in his life and got success commercially.

Hernandez have loving fans which make him popular on social media as well. He has done television debut in NBC’s Hang time. Jay has also appeared in some of the films like Friday Night Lights, Hostel, Bad Moms etc.

Birthplace of Jay Hernandez

Jay Hernandez was born on 20th February, 1978 in Montebello, California United States. Jay was born and raised by his parents in his hometown. He was currently 44 years old.

More about Jay’s Family 

He was son or Isis and Javier Hernandez Sr. Her mother was secretary and accountant. Jay’s father was a mechanic. He has one younger sister named Amelia and two elder brothers one is Michael and the second one named Gabriel.

Hernandez were very much attached with his family. He uses to upload pictures with his parents and siblings on social media. Hernandez was also married in 2006 with the co-star Daniella Deutscher.


Jay studied in technology at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, California. Then he moved to Schurr High School for his senior years. This school was in Montebello Unified School District.


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He starts doing acting when he was enrolled on college. Sent his photos to casting agents and he was approached by talent manager Howard Tyner.

Professional Career

After finishing his high school Jay approached by a manager Howard Tyner. Jay was 18 years old when he got offer by the manager. Howard was really much inspired by the boy and he want the boy to join acting school.

This was a starting of his career in Hollywood. From this Jay become a famous and renowned actor. His acting skills and attractive looks make him popular among people.

TV Series List:

  • In 1999 Jay has done “USA HIGH” as Jose. And “UNDRESSED” as Eddie
  • In 2000 he has done “ONE WORLD” as Octavio.
  • Jay done Tv series from 1998-2000 “HANG TIME” as Antonio Lopez.
  • In 2002 he has done the project “AMERICAN FAMILY” as Cisco Gonzalez.
  • From 2006-2007 “SIX DEGREES” as Carlos Green
  • Hernandez has done “LAST RESORT” in 2012 as a Paul Wells.
  • In 2013 “NASHVILLE” as a Dante Rivas. In the same year he has appeared in “GHOST GHIRLS” as Agent Sanchez.
  • He has been done “GANG RELATED” in 2014 as Daniel Acosta.
  • From 2015-2016 he has done project “THE EXPANSE” as Dimitri Havelock.
  • In 2017 Jay has appeared in “SCANDAL” as Curtis Pryce.
  • In 2019 appeared in “BOJACK HORSEMAN” as Jay Hernandez.
  • From 2018-2020 start doing the project “MAGNUM P.I as Thomas Magnum. And also appeared in its second part “HAWAI FIVE-0 with the same role in it.

Movies list by Jay Hernandez:

  • In 2000 he has appeared in “LIVING THE LIFE” as a Kikicho.
  • In 2001 has done “CRAZY/BEAUTIFUL” as a Carlos Nunez. In the same year done project “JOY RIDE” as a Marine.
  • In 2002 Jay has done “THE ROOKIE” as a Joaquin Campos.
  • Then in 2004 “TORQUE” as a Dalton. In the same year done two more projects “LADDER 49” and “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS” as a Keith Perez and Brian Chavez respectively.
  • In 2005 he has appeared in “NORMAD: THE WARRIOR” and “HOSTEL” as a Erali and Paxton respectively.
  • In 2006 he has done “WORLD TRADE CENTER” and “RIPPER” as Dominick Pezzulo and Brad Sanders respectively.
  • He has done “LIVE!”, “GRINDHOUSE” and “HOSTEL PART 2” as a Pablo, Bobby and Paxton respectively.
  • In 2012 “LOL” as a James.
  • In 2017 “A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS” as a Jessie. In the same year has done project “BRIGHT” as a Rodriguez.
  • In 2019 appeared in “TOY STORY 4” as a Bonnie’s dad(voice).

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Personal Information

Name: Jay Hernandez.
Full name: Jay Manuel Hernandez Jr.
Profession: Actor, Model and director.
Date of Birth: 20th February, 1978
Age: 44 years old
Birthplace: Montebello, California United States
Zodiac sign: Pisces.
Nationality: American.
Ethnicity: Caucasian, Mexican.
Religion: Christian.

Body Measurement & Appearance

Height: 5 Feet. 9 Inch
Weight: 65 Kg
Body Size: Moderate
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black


Father: Javier Hernandez Sr
Mother: Isis Maldonado
Siblings: 3
Sister: Amelia Hernandez (younger)
Brothers: Michael Hernandez and Gabriel Hernandez (elder)
Wife: Daniella Deutscher (Actress)
Children: N/A


School: Schurr High School (Montebello)
College: Don Bosco Technical institute (Rosemead, California)

Jay’s Love life and Relationship 

Jay Hernandez currently married to a Daniella. When Jay was 14 years old and Daniella was 17 years old. They both met on the set of Hang Time she played the mail role of Julie Connor and Jay come from 4 season onwards in the role of Antonio Lopez.

The couple dating almost 6 years before their marriage. And finally in 2006 they both got officially married. They both are happily married couple for almost 17 years. The couple does not plan any child yet. Jay Hernandez was a shy person and keeps things in private.

There wedding was private and only invited close family and friends. They both were very supportive to and encourage each other profession.

Interesting Facts 

  • Jay has sacrificed his eyebrows for his role as EI Diablo in Suicide Squad.
  • Jay has done commercials as Gap (Down on Khaki Street).
  • He never played Basket ball but he was casted in the film Rookie (2001).
  • Jay has Arm band tattoo on his right arm.
  • He referred to Donald Trump as “Incompetent man child” in his tweets. 

Achievements of Jay Hernandez 

  • In 2002 he got nomination for the role outstanding actor in a motion picture in ALMA Awards for the movie Crazy/beautiful.
  • In 2006 he was nominated for Choice Scream Award-Teen Choice Awards for the movie Hostel. And in same year nominated for Dude You Don’t Wanna Mess With-Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for same movie Hostel.

 Hobbies and Interest

  • He loves to drive the car Ferrari.
  • Jay has love to drink Whiskey.
  • He has favorite sports man Conor McGregor (MMA fighter).
  • Hernandez love to play with dogs. He has dog named Donner. 

Jay Hernandez Net worth

Jay Hernandez earned approx. $4 million. He has earned by his successful career as actor and model. He was also nominated for his excellent and successful acting. People become a big fan of his acting skills.

Name: Jay Hernandez.
Source of Wealth: Actor and Model.
Wealth: $4 million.

Social media

Jay Hernandez was popular on social media and mostly upload pictures on his social accounts. Jay has around 24.4k followers on his twitter account. He has 253K followers on Instagram account. Hernandez was also famous on his Facebook account with around 5k followers on his account.


Q1.What is the birthplace of Jay Hernandez?

Jay Hernandez was born on 20th February, 1978 in Montebello, California United States

Q2.Is Jay Hernandez married?

Jay was married with a famous actress Daniella Deutscher. He got officially married in 2006.

Q3.Is their any child the couple have?

Jay and Daniella do not have any child yet.

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