Jason Mewes net worth: Jason Mewes is an American actor and film producer who has a net worth of $3 million. Jason Edward Mewes was born in Highlands, New Jersey in June 1974. In high school he was best friends with future filmmaker Kevin Smith. Mewes was a roofer when he appeared in Kevin Smith’s first firm Clerks in 1994, playing the part of Jay. The movie was a success and has gained a cult like following. He also played Jason in Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Clerks II. Mewes and Smith appeared in the movies Scream 3 and Bottoms Up. Mewes starred in a series of Nike commercials that were directed by Smith in 1998. He has starred in Canadian TV series’ Degrassi: The Next Generation, and Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. He starred in the film Breath of Hate, a horror film, and then in Kevin Smith’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno. Mewes has been involved in a battle with substance abuse starting from his early 20s. He became addicted to heroin and first entered rehab in 1997. His mother was diagnosed with AIDS and died in 2002. Mewes was arrested for heroin possession in 1999 and was ordered to a six month rehab program. For a time he stayed with Kevin Smith and Smith started a podcast to help Mewes deal with is history of drug abuse.
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|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth||June 12, 1974 (age 48 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Radio personality, Television producer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Favorite Quotes from Jason Mewes
Why does Jason Mewes have a net worth of $3 Million? Perhaps these quotes can explain why:
I got a script sent to me at this office and I got a call from a woman - Universal's doing a snowboarding movie. I'm not in it yet, but I'm supposed to meet with the director in New York soon. I'm waiting to hear back from them.Jason Mewes
I love comics. All I've been doing is reading every day, sitting in the house. Because I've not been feeling too good, so I've been reading and reading.Jason Mewes
It was a lot of fun doing the Nike commercials, too.Jason Mewes
I showed my mom the movie then I told her the movie got bought and that it was gonna be shown in theatres and be on video. Everyone was really psyched about it. Everyone in my little town of hounds started to call me movie star.Jason Mewes
After doing the first couple scenes and I got used to being in front of a few people it got easier and easier. In Chasing Amy, I wasn't nervous at all. And in Dogma, the same.Jason Mewes