Jay Hernandez
Jay Hernandez
Celebrated Name: Jay Hernandez
Real Name/Full Name: Javier Manuel Hernandez Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: 20 February 1978
Birth Place: Montebello, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Daniella Deutscher (m. 2006)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jay Hernandez Gay?: No
Profession: Actor and fashion model
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jay Hernandez is a popular actor and fashion model in America. He is best known for appearing on NBC’s Hang Time and in the romantic drama Crazy/Beautiful opposite Kirsten Dunst. He has starred in numerous films such as Friday Night Lights (2004), Hostel (2005), and plays the role of Thomas Magnum in the CBS reboot of Magnum P.I.

Maybe you know about Jay Hernandez very well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jay Hernandez’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Javier Manuel Hernandez Jr. was born on February 20, 1978, in Montebello, California, the U.S. to his parents Isis (née Maldonado) and Javier Hernandez Sr. His father was a mechanic, and his mother was a secretary and accountant. He has three siblings, including two older brothers, Michael and Gabriel, and a younger sister, Amelia.

Hernandez went to Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, California, but later shifted to Schurr High School in Montebello his senior year. He met talent manager Howard Tyner in an elevator in a high-rise in Los Angeles who suggested Hernandez had what it took to have a successful career in Hollywood. This inspired him to get enrolled in an acting school and sent his pictures to casting agents.

Personal Life

Hernandez first met Daniella Deutscher during his teenage years. Later, they worked together on the television show Hang Time. They dated for a couple of years before getting married in 2006. They do not have any children yet.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 February 1978, Jay Hernandez is 46 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.74 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Javier Hernandez started his professional acting career in 1998 when he was cast in the role of Antonio Lopez on the NBC series Hang Time. The following year, he was seen playing the character of Jose in the teen sitcom, USA High. He made his feature film debut in the 2000 movie, Living the Life. Subsequently, Hernandez was cast opposite Kirsten Dunst in the teen romantic drama film Crazy/Beautiful, for which he received widespread appreciation from critics as well as the audience.

Later, Hernandez appeared in several major Hollywood films and played lead roles in the 2005 horror film Hostel, Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power, and World Trade Center. In 2005, he appeared in the 2005 crime prequel Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power, portraying the role of Carlito Brigante. In the same year, he was seen as Paxton Rodriguez in the splatter film, Hostel.

Hernandez appeared in 14 episodes of the serial drama television series, Six Degrees, which aired on the ABC network. In 2006, he gave his voice for the character Nue in the animated film, Karas: The Prophecy. The following year, he was seen in three movies; Grindhouse, Live!, and Hostel: Part II. He played the role of Detective Javier Villareal in the 2008 crime thriller film, Lakeview Terrace.

In 2015, he was seen in the movie, Max, as a sergeant in the United States military. He also starred as Jessie Harkness in the comedy film Bad Moms, and as metahuman ex-gangster El Diablo in the superhero film Suicide Squad. In 2018, Hernandez played the role of Thomas Magnum in CBS drama series Magnum P.I. Reboot. Recently, he gave the voice for the character of Bonnie’s dad in the animated movie Toy Story 4, which was released in 2019.

Awards & Achievements

Jay Hernandez has not won any awards till now, but he has been nominated for several awards in his illustrious career. In 2002, he was nominated for the ALMA Awards in the category of “Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture” for his work in the movie Crazy/Beautiful.

In 2006, Hernandez earned a nomination in the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards and Teen Choice Awards for his movie Hostel. He is making continuous progress in his career and is expected to win big awards in the upcoming years.

Net Worth & Salary of Jay Hernandez in 2024

Jay Hernandez Net Worth
Jay Hernandez Net Worth

As of June 2024, Jay Hernandez has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a television and movie actor.

Hernandez has appeared in several box office hit movies such as Crazy/Beautiful, The Rookie, Ladder 49, World Trade Center, Hostel: Part II, The Night Is Young, A Bad Moms Christmas, and many more. He has worked in much popular television series like Undressed, American Family, Last Resort, Gang Related, Magnum P.I., among others.

Hernandez also works as a fashion model for various brands and appears on the cover magazines of publications.

Jay Hernandez is one of the most versatile actors in the United States. He has starred in some of the biggest movies and has earned a huge fan following across the globe. He is very active on various social media platforms, including Instagram, where he has more than 320k followers.


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