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Jake T. Austin Bio

Jake T. Austin (originally Jake Toranzo Szymanski is one busy dude! He's a voice actor and performer who's been on quite a few TV shows like Dora the Explorer (as the voice of Diego), as well as the Disney Channel hit show, The Wizards of Waverly Place (as Max Russo). Jake's also acted in movies like The Ant Bully, Everyone’s Hero, Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board, and The Perfect Game. Check out the bio of this adorable actor!

Life Off Screen

Jake was born on December 3, 1994 in New York City to Giny and Joey Szymanski His dad is of Polish, Irish, and English descent and his mom is "Puerto Rican, Argentinian, and Spaniard". He has a sister, Ava, who is seven years younger than him.

Life On Stage

Jake performed the voice for Diego, the lead character in the show Go Diego Go! on Nick Jr. He has also provided voices for the animated movies The Ant Bully and Everyone's Hero, and appeared in the movies Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board and The Perfect Game, a sports drama about a little league team from Mexico, which becomes the first non-US team to win the little league world series. During filming, he became close friends with his co-stars, Jansen Panettiere and Moises Arias. In 2007 he got the role as Max Russo in the Disney Channel Series The Wizards of Waverly Place. He also recently starred in Hotel for Dogs with Emma Roberts.

Life as Max

As Max Russo on The Wizards of Waverly Place, Jake plays the third child in the Russo family. As the youngest son, he is fond of mischief and causing trouble, and often says that he wants to take his magic “to the Max.” He dislikes vegetables and having to do homework, and enjoys playing practical jokes on his older sister Alex and their older brother Justin. However, he also takes some time out occasionally to create sandwiches in the family’s sandwich shop.

Jake Trivia

  • Nickname: Jakee
  • Hobbies: Making short films with his friends, writing, doing accents
  • Pet Peeves: People mocking people with disabilities, and people not being themselves
  • Siblings: A sister named Ava, along with two dogs: Bogey and Beju
  • Fave Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale, Sean Penn, and Clifton Collins Jr.; Marlon Brando, Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, and Robin Williams
  • Fave Music: Rock
  • Future Career: He wants to direct movies when he's older
  • Fantasy Vacation: Italy so he can eat pasta
  • Likes: Watching TV
  • Fave Flower: Pansy
  • Fave Sports: Snowboarding, surfing, basketball, football, and soccer
  • Celeb Friends: Jansen Panettiere, Moises Arias and Ryan Ochoa
  • Languages: English and Spanish

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