Jake Wood is an English actor, known for his roles as Jackson and Max Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, today we look at his net worth and lifestyle.
JAKE WOOD NET WORTH – $3,000,000
|NAME: Jake Dylan Wood|
|BIRTHDAY: 12th July 1972|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United Kingdom|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Acting|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Hertfordshire / London|
Born in the Westminster area of London, Jake Wood attended the City of London Academy Highbury Grove and trained as an actor at the Anna Scher Drama School in Islington, North London.
His first acting role was in the 1984 television series The Gentle Touch, a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV.
His large Hertfordshire home includes a home gym, music room and the home is decorated with hanging quotes.
The home has an artificial garden with small relaxation area and is surrounded by high walls and has two floral patterned sun loungers next to a small yellow coffee table.
The home is decorated with some dark tones and lots of wood with the garden also having a shed and fire feature for roasting marshmellows in the winter.
In March 1990, Wood portrayed the role of Jackson in the BBC soap opera EastEnders and was a minor charachter in the show.
He has appeared in m an y TV series including Only Fools and Horses, Nightingales, Murder in Mind, Press Gang and London’s Burning.
Jake Wood was cast to play the regular character Max Branning in 2006 and a suspect in the murder of Lucy Beale after having a brief fling with her.
He was often portrayed as a womaniser in the show and had incidents with several charachters in storylines including Ian Beale.
He finally finished playing the charachter in September 2020, exiting the show with an explosive exit.
He took part in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 and reached the semi final with partner Janette Manrara.
He began hosting a boxing podcast named Pound for Pound in 2018 alongside Spencer Oliver and was noted for playing Kill Crazy, a prison inmate charachter to the delight of Red Dwarf fans.
In the United States, he is known as the voice of the GEICO gecko and this was the norm until at least 2015.
Jake Wood married his wife, Alison in 2001 and the couple have two children together including his son Buster and daughter Amber.
His mother was French and his father was English however not much information is known about them.
Jake Wood has many friends in the acting world, none more so than Eastenders where he is great friends with Jacqueline Jossa, Lacey Turner, Danny Dyer, Jessie Wallace and Letitia Dean.
Other friends include Emma Barton, Jamie Borthwick, Natalie Cassidy, Tanya Franks, Kellie Shirley and Jane Slaughter.
Jake wood is a fan of football and has followed the club Arsenal for much of his life.
He is also a keen runner and has ran in several marathons including the Great North Run and participated in the 2019 London Marathon to campaign for Dementia Awareness following the death of co-star Barbara Windsor.
He has been on a number of sun-soaking holidays and has been spotted on a luxury holiday in Dubai with his wife and children.
He is a known party guy and has been seen in many nightclubs both in London and abroad.
He has won a number of awards including The British Soap Award for Best Storyline and The British Soap Award for Best On-Screen Partnership.