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Jon Kortajarena Biography, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Jon Kortajarena Redruello is a well-known Spanish model and actor who has landed advertising campaigns for various renowned fashion brands including Versace, Giorgio Armani, Bally, Etro, Trussardi, Just Cavalli, Diesel, Pepe Jeans, H&M, Zara, and many more. He is also one of the premier male models in the world known for walking the runway for brands like Bottega Veneta and has also played a key role in the film A Single Man in 2009. He was also seen in Netflix’s drama series Alta Mar.

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Jon was born on 19 May 1985 in Bilbao, Spain where he grew up with his parents studying at Ikastola School until he was 10 years old. Later on, due to traveling from one place to another, he enrolled in various private, public, and Catholic schools and completed his graduation from a private University. Ever since as a child, Jon was very much passionate about acting as he grew up watching different films.

Furthermore, he also notes that if he was not modeling he would be a full-time actor and has been curious in two different fields such as interior designing and photography. He also describes himself as the ultimate romantic person and loves reading different novels including Siddhartha, The Wheel of Life by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, and Perfume.

NameJon Kortajarena Redruello
Nick NameJon 
Birth PlaceBilbao, Spain
Date Of Birth19 May 1985
Age(as of 2021)36 Years
Zodiac SignTaurus
ProfessionModel and Actor

Jon Kortajarena Age, Height, and Weight

Jon Kortajarena’s age is 36 years (as of 2021). He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and his weight is approximately 70 kg.

Jon during his photoshoot
Jon during his photoshoot

Jon Kortajarena Early Life and Career

Jon was discovered in September 2003 while he was enjoying his vacation in Barcelona and accompanying a friend who was invited to a fashion show. A Brooker noticed him in the fashion show and encouraged him to pursue modeling. His first professional show as a model was in a Madrid Fashion Show for Roberto Verino.

Thereafter he finally realized and left his hometown Bilabo and moved to Paris for his modeling career. At the age of 18, Jon became the face of Just Cavalli for Roberto Cavalli’s spring campaign. Soon after his work with Roberto, his career skyrocketed and made his international fashion show debut at Paris and Milan fashion weeks for John Galliano and Emporio Armani.

After two months in New York, he was photographed by Steven Meisel for Versace. His other runway shows included ramp walks in Paris and Milan for Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Bottega Veneta, and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Jon during his childhood
Jon during his childhood

Jon Kortajarena Modeling Career

In 2007, Jon was signed by an American clothing brand Guess and later renewed his contract again in 2008. He was then photographed by a famous American photographer Terry Richardson for Tom Ford alongside Noah Mills and became part of the brand for many years. Finally, in 2008 he was featured on the cover of the spring/summer of L’Officiel Hommes magazine.

Furthermore, in June 2009 Jon was ranked in 8th position by “Forbes” in its list of The World’s Most Successful Male Models and was named by German “GQ” magazine as Model Of The Year in November. In the same year, he was awarded as Best Spanish Model by Spain’s Marie Claire awards “Prix de la Moda”.

In 2010, he was featured in an advertising campaign for renowned fashion brands including H&M, Esprit, True Trussardi, and many more. He modeled for Pepe Jeans alongside a British model Alexa Chung for the winter campaign and was also in the Next autum&winter campaign. Moreover, he was featured on the cover of Vogue Spain in 2011 and was described as “an icon of masculinity and charm”.

Jon Kortajarena Films and Television

Jon has also been a successful actor and has been featured in several films including A Single Man (2009) as Carlos, Skins (2017) as Guille, The Aspen Papers (2018) as Jeffrey Aspern, A Remarkable Tale (2019) as Guiri, and Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) as Corin Vladvitch.

Apart from acting in movies, he was also starred in different television series like Quantico (2017) as Felix, La Verdad (2018) as Marcos, Tales from the Loop (2020) as Nicolas, and recently in 2021 he was starred in Drag Race Espana as himself. Likewise, he was also seen in the music videos of various artists such as in Madonna’s “Girl Gone Wild” and “Bitch I’m Madonna”, in Fergie’s “M.I.L.F.$” and Kanye West’s “Wolves”.

Jon at a film event
Jon at a film event

Jon Kortajarena Family

Jon has not yet disclosed any information regarding his family. We will soon update it as we receive the information. while she has a cousin sister named Lure Druelloo.

Jon and his sister
Jon and his sister

Jon Kortajarena Wife

Jon has openly talked about his sexuality claiming himself as gay. He was engaged to Welsh actor Luke Evans in 2014 and dated for two years until the breakup.


  • Jon Kortajarena hails from Bilbao, Spain.
  • He is a worldwide famous model who has been featured in Vogue Spain magazine.
  • His hobbies includes sunbathing, reading novels and climbing mountains with his friends.
  • Jon is an animal lover and has a pet act.
  • Currently, he lives in London, England.
  • He was listed on Forbes list in The World’s Most Successful Male Models.
  • Recently in 2021, he appeared in the series Drag Race Espana.
Jon with his friends
Jon with his friends

Associated With

Taylor Lautner is also a renowned American model and actor who is well-known for his role as “Jacob” in The Twilight series.

Jon Kortajarena Net Worth 

Jon Kortajarena’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is approximately $6 million USD. The source of her income includes modeling, ad campaigns, and different other business ventures.

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Favorite Things

Favorite ColorsBlue & White
Favorite DestinationsNorway
Favorite ActorRobert Downey Jr.
Favorite ActressAngelina Jolie
Favorite SportsSoccer
Favorite SportspersonNeymar Jr.


Does Jon Kortajarena, Consume Alcohol?No
Does he, Smoke?No
Does he, Drive?Yes
Does Jon Kortajarena, Swims?Yes
Does he know cooking?No
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is Jon Kortajarena a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?No


Who is Jon Kortajarena?

Jon Kortajarena Redruello is a well-known Spanish model and actor who has landed advertising campaigns for various renowned fashion brands and is also known for his acting in films and series.

How old is Jon Kortajarena?

Jon Kortajarena is 36 years old ( as of 2021).

When is the Birthday of Jon Kortajarena?

Jon Kortajarena’s birthday is on 19 May 1985.

How tall is Jon Kortajarena?

Jon Kortajarena is 6 feet 2 inches tall.

Where is Jon Kortajarena from?

Jon Kortajarena is from Bilbao, Spain.

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