Jeff Goldblum is an American actor who is known for a variety of iconic roles, including The Fly (1986), Jurassic Park (1993), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), and Independence Day (1996). He has starred on television shows, films, and on Broadway. He is currently seen in the comical commercials for apartments.com as their primary spokesman. Goldblum currently has an estimated net worth of $45 million.
With both of Goldblum’s parents interested in show business, they made it very easy for their son to pursue acting when he was only 17. With many performances on-stage, he ended up studying acting at the renowned Neighborhood Playhouse under the guidance of acting coach Sanford Meisner. His Broadway debut was in the show, Two Gentlemen of Verona. Since he had experience as a jazz pianist, he vowed to become a professional musician, if acting did not work out. However, in 1974, he made his debut as a thug in the film Death Wish.
After filming Death Wish, Goldblum started to earn a variety of leading and supporting roles in films. He also starred in a few cult classics, like The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984) and Igby Goes Down (2002). His fame made him the face of several advertising campaigns, including Apple, Toyota, and Proctor & Gamble in the United States. He recently appeared on Irish TV in commercials for the National Lottery and is the current TV spokesperson for the website apartments.com.
Goldblum is starred in the eighth and ninth seasons of the USA Network’s crime drama series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011). Goldblum has been married three times. His first marriage was to Patricia Gaul, which lasted from 1980 to 1986. His second marriage was to Geena Davis, from 1987 to 1990. Goldblum is presently married to Emilie Livingston, and Olympic gymnast, whom he married in 2014. The couple has a son.