John Krasinski - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 23, 2022

John Krasinski
Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Best Known For: The Office (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $80 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 20, 1979 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
John Burke Krasinski
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Ronald Krasinski
Mother's Name: Mary Clare
Siblings: 2

Kevin Krasinski (older brother)
Paul Krasinski (older brother)

High School: Newton South High School
University: Brown University, National Theater Institute, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Actors Center
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Polish, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 10, 2010
Wife's Name: Emily Blunt
Children: 2

Hazel Krasinski (daughter)
Violet Krasinski (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 92 kg (202.83 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Light Brown
Shoe Size: 12 US
Bicep Size: 16 inch
Chest Size: 44 inch
Waist Size: 35 inch

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Who is John Krasinski?

John Krasinski is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, a voice actor who is best known for his role in the hit series The Office. Since then he has worked in several films. Read it all below.

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John Krasinski Age, Parents, Siblings

John Krasinski’s birth took place on October 20, 1979, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. His full name/birth name is John Burke Krasinski. His mother Mary Clare worked as a nurse and his father Ronald Krasinski worked as an internist. Krasinski also has two older brothers Kevin Krasinski (born 1972) and Paul Krasinski (born 1975).

Education, Ethnicity

Krasinski was educated at Newton South High School, graduating from the same in 1997. He then enrolled at Brown University. He graduated from there in 2001 with a degree in theatre arts. John Krasinski then went on to attend the National Theater Institute, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Actors Center.

His ethnicity includes Polish and Irish.

Also read: Jenna Fischer - Actress of The Office 

John Krasinski Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Krasinski has dated women in high profile. He and his now ex-girlfriend Rashida Jones dated for around a year from 2005 to 2006. After the breakup, rumors circulated that he was in a relationship with girlfriend Renée Zellweger. But the rumors turned out to be false.

John Krasinski began a relationship with actress Emily Blunt in November 2008. They were so much happy together that they became engaged in less than a year in August 2009. Finally, Krasinski and Blunt tied the knot on July 10, 2010, in Como, Italy in a private ceremony attended by close friends and family. 

The married couple has two children together- daughters Hazel Krasinski and Violet Krasinski born on February 16, 2014, and June 20, 2016, respectively. As of 2019, the couple has a healthy and loving relationship/ marriage with no rumors of divorce or extra-marital affairs. They are raising their two daughters the best way they can.

Source: latfusa (John Krasinski with wife Emily Blunt, daughters Hazel and Violet)

John Krasinski Career

Early Days

John Krasinski after starring in shows such as What the Eunuch Saw, got his breakthrough role. He was cast as Jim Halpert in NBC’s The Office in 2005.  

Krasinski also has starred in A New Wave (2006), Smiley Face (2007),  License to Wed (2007),  Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Without a Trace, Ed, American Dad!, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday, Shrek the Third, For Your Consideration, Dreamgirls.

Also read: Christopher Meyer - Actor of All Day and a Night 

Films, Series

Success followed him as he starred in or brainstormed ideas for movies including Leatherheads (2008), Away We Go (2009), It's Complicated (2009), Something Borrowed (2011), Big Miracle (2012), Nobody Walks (2012), Promised Land (2012), Manchester by the Sea (2014), Aloha, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016), Dry Powder, Past Forward, Detroit, Jack Ryan among others.

John Krasinski’s first work as a director was in the comedy-drama film Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009). He went on to direct The Hollars (2016), and A Quiet Place (2018). In the film A Quiet Place, he stars alongside Emily Blunt.

He has also worked to develop Dream Corp, LLC, which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the category Outstanding Structured Reality Program.

Also read: Timothy Olyphant - Actor, Producer of Live Free or Die Hard 

Source: Time Magazine (John Krasinski and Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place)


On the set of The Office John Krasinski has worked alongside Kate FlannerySteve CarellOscar NunezAngela KinseyPhyllis Smith.

Also read: Alexxis Lemire - Actress of The Half of It 

John Krasinski  Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Krasinski is estimated to be around $80 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

John Krasinski Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook John Krasinski is followed by millions of followers.

Also read: Greg Daniels - Screenwriter, TV director, TV producer of The Office, Parks and Recreation

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