You must have heard the name Cheyenne Jackson if you’re a theater nerd. The Broadway actor is known for playing Tony in ‘The West Side Story,’ Rocky in ‘The Rocky Horror Show,’ and Berger in ‘Hair.’ Along with this, Disney fans might recognize him as Hades in ‘Descendants 3 ‘(2019). The actor and singer have done wonders in the theater world. It’s adorable how he fell for a fellow actor, Jason Landau. How much do you know about Jason? In his own right, Jason is an actor, businessman, and CEO. Let’s learn more about this celebrity and his love story with Cheyenne Jackson.
Early Life and Childhood:
Jason Landau was born on April 12, 1977 (making him an Aries) in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He holds American citizenship. He grew up in a financially stable house, with his father being a lawyer and his mother a dentist. Middle school was anything but easy for him as he was bullied a lot by his classmates. It made him grow up to be shy. However, things improved from there as he became an athlete who excelled at lacrosse, table tennis, and soccer.
Nonetheless, he knew that acting was his true calling. So he started with acting lessons and participating in school plays and local theater. Then, the actor did what every actor wants to do once in their life. That’s right, he moved to New York City to follow his dreams. He enrolled in New York University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in musical theater while working as a waiter to support himself.
Career as an Actor:
Jason made his first appearance in an episode of the sitcom ‘Will and Grace’ in 1999. He later got his big shot as he appeared in the television series American Dream’ from 2002 to 2004 as various characters, Stu, Frankie, and Gwaky.
His debut feature movie appearance was in ‘Subway Café’ as Louis Parnouf in 2004. The actor has also made an appearance in ‘Old Tricks’ (2004) and ‘Entertainment Tonight’ (1981). Other remarkable appearances include him playing a dancer in the documentary ‘Jackass number 2’ (2006) and him portraying himself in ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ (2017).
Jason was also seen as Jeff in the movie ‘Sunset Junction’ (2011). This was his latest appearance. After this, he discontinued acting as a profession.
Currently, he is the CEO of a merchandising and branding company, SLANT based in Los Angeles, California
What is his Net worth?
His net worth has been estimated to be about $4 million in 2022. This should not come off as a surprise as he does work as a CEO at a merchandising agency. We don’t exactly know how much he makes but a CEO makes about $201,974 per year. His husband has an estimated net worth of about $7 million in 2022.
Love story of Jason Landau and Cheyenne Jackson
Jason came into Cheyenne’s life during a dark time, it was during the time that Jackson was recovering from Alcoholism. The couple met at an Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meeting, and the difficult step brought its perk as he met his future husband and fell in love at first sight. It’s hard getting over an addiction, yet having a shoulder to lean on does make it easier. The couple became each other’s shoulder and pledged to get sober together. Jackson had gotten over a 13-year relationship when he got a second chance in love with Landau.
Confirming the relationship & wedding:
The couple confirmed their dating rumors on Jackson’s Instagram account on October 14, 2013. Talking about their relationship Jackson told People magazine:
“We’ve both been through a lot in our lives. We got sober together. Now we sing and we dance together. It blows my mind.”
The two became engaged in February 2014 and tied the knot on September 13, 2014. They said their ‘I dos’ in front of 200 guests at a friend’s estate in Encino, California. The guest list included fellow celebrities like Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Leah Ramini, and Alicia Silverstone.
Jackson wanted the wedding to feel ‘woodsy’ as he grew up in Idaho. His counterpart, Landau was impressed by the nature-themed setting as he opened;
“There were branches of trees hovering over the tennis court we’re on with over 100 mini chandeliers draping the entire party. It was gorgeous.”
The groom, Jackson walked down the aisle in a black Calvin Klein tux while Landau slayed the John Varvatos.
The couple later welcomed two beautiful twins on October 7th, 2016, Willow and Ethan. The couple was ecstatic to be parents. They took their time off work for 6 months to be around their newborn. They haven’t shied away from sharing the experiences and stress of being parents with the public. The couple shares their cute pictures on Instagram quite frequently.
The couple launched a production company, Shiny Boy Entertainment together. Jason and Cheyenne indeed seem like a match made in heaven
Personality and Physical Attributes:
Jason Landau stands at 5 feet 11 inches (180.5 m). He has a slim body type with dark brown hair and beautiful grey eyes. He has a distinct feature of thin eyebrows, a wide smile, and a stubble beard.
Landau loves watching movies in his spare time. His favorite films include ‘The taxi driver’ (1976), ‘The greatest Showman’ (2017), and ‘V for Vendetta’ (2005). His favorite actors are Natalie Portman and Hugh Jackman.
Furthermore, Landau enjoys traveling with his husband. The two have been around the USA and to some parts of Asia, including China and Japan. They have also traveled to countries in Europe like Germany and France. However, the actor-turned-businessman, Jason’s dream travel destination is Florida.
He is a fantastic father who genuinely loves spending time with his kids while teaching them math, cycling, and drawing. He is focused on helping their children grow up in a healthy environment, away from the limelight and media attention.
Jason is pretty active on Instagram where he shares all his adorable moments with his husband and twins. He has about 65.2k followers on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @jasonrlandau.