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John Krasinski Bio: 'The Office' Star is Married to Co-Star Emily Blunt

grex Published On Mon Mar 07 2022   Modified On Mon Mar 07 2022
John Krasinski Bio: 'The Office' Star is Married to Co-Star Emily Blunt

John Krasinski is an American actor who rose to fame following his appearance as Jim Halpert on the NBC television sitcom The Office. He has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards and has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Award four times.

Krasinski has been married to Golden Globe Award-winning actress Emily Blunt. The two have appeared in the 2018 horror film, A Quiet Place, together.

Born to Polish Father and Irish Mother

John Burke Krasinski was born on October 20, 1979, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America.

He has two siblings, brothers Paul Krasinski, and Kevin Krasinski, and he is the youngest one. Krasinski is currently 42 years old. He was raised Catholic.

As for his parents, his father Ronald Krasinski, who is an internist, is of Polish descent while his mother Mary Claire Krasinski, who is a nurse, is of Irish ancestry.

Started Acting While in School

John Krasinski started his acting career when he was in sixth grade. He performed on stage as Daddy Warbucks in a school production of the musical Annie. He then appeared in a satirical play written by The Office co-star B. J. Novak.

Krasinski and Novak completed their graduation together from Newton South High School in 1997. They then joined Brown University from where they graduated in 2001.

Krasinski then coached youth basketball at the Gordon School in Rhode Island. Later, he studied acting at the National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut He has also attended New York's Royal Shakespeare Company in England and the Actors Center.

Krasinski had his breakthrough performance in the NBC television sitcom, The Office. He played the role of an intelligent sales representative in the sitcom from 2005 to 2013.

His other notable roles are in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009), The Hollars (2016),  A Quiet Place (2018), and more. He has currently been Jack Ryan appearing on since 2018.

Married to Wife Emily Blunt, His A Quiet Place Co-Star

John Krasinski has been married to English actress Emily Blunt. The couple first met through a mutual friend in November 2008 and started dating shortly. During his appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2011, he revealed that it was love at first sight.

Krasinski and Blunt got engaged in August 2009. In the following year, on July 10, 2010, the two tied the knot in a private official wedding ceremony in Como, Italy.

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt wedding
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It's been 12 years since the two started their marital relationship and they are now parents to two children, daughters Hazel Krasinski, 8, Violet Krasinski, 5. The family of four currently resides in New York City.

Whooping Net Worth of $80 Million

John Krasinski made a big fortune from his portrayal in The Office. For the first three seasons of the television sitcom, he earned $$20,000 per episode and from season 4, his salary was $100,000 per episode.

His 2018 horror-thriller film A Quiet Place had a grossing box office collection of $340.9 million worldwide.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Krasinski and Blunt have a combined net worth of $80 million. The rich couple owns a $15.3 million mansion in Brooklyn, New York.

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt's Brooklyn house worth $15.3 million
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They previously lived in a luxurious house in Los Angeles that they sold in 2016.