Mark Jake Johnson Weinberger is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his role as Nick Miller in the Fox sitcom New Girl.
Johnson was born in Evanston, Illinois, northern suburb of Chicago, in May 28, 1978, to Eve Johnson, an artist who made stained glass windows, and Ken Weinberger, who owned a car dealership.
He was named after his maternal uncle, Mark Johnson, who died at the age of 26 in a motorcycle accident in 1977, a year before Jake was born.
Johnson attended New Trier High School in Winnetka. IL, and started his post-secondary education at the University of Lowa.
His parents divorced when he was two, and he and his older siblings, brother Dan and sister Rachel, were raised single-handedly by his mother. Johnson then took his mother’s last name during high school. Johnson has stated that when he was 17, his father resurfaced and now they are close.
Johnson is married to Erin Payne and has twin daughters.
Johnson known for being one of the best movie characters since early 2000s has featured in a number of films and television series including:
- Spilt Milk
- The Unit
- Lie To Me
- Flash Forward
- Curb Your Enthusiasm
- Give Him To The Greek
- Paper Heart
- No Strings Attached
- Coffee Town
- Safety Not Guaranteed
- 21 Jumping Street
- Becoming Bond
- Win It All
jake Johnson has a net worth of $8 million.