Jacob Pechenik is a famous American celebrity who is known for his work as an executive director of the 'Before Midnight' which redefined the romantic genre.
Besides his work, many people even recognize him because of his married relationship with the star of the FOX sitcom’s ‘New Girl’ Zooey Deschanel.
Jacob, who started to gain fame after his marriage, was told that his popularity was only due to his wife’s stardom. However, Jacob stood firm and kept his patience until he made his work speak for himself.
Jacob Pechenik's Wiki (Age)
Jacob Pechenik was born on 16th June 1972 in San Antonio, Texas. Hence, birth year reveals his age which is 47-years currently.
Ironically, as a youth Jacob, who stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.7 meters), was more delved into the stuff revolving science and physics rather than films, in his childhood.
Driven by his interest in chemicals and life, Jacob received his Bachelor’s degree of Science in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jacob Pechenik's Net Worth
Shortly after his graduation from MIT, Jacob embarked on his career as a CEO of a start-up. With the help of his fellow MIT graduates, he launched his start-up TechTrader, that was designed to facilitate business-to-business enterprise software for the public.
In 2003, he set up YellowJacket Software with the goal to provide a better method of the trade of over-the-counter products.
Subsequently, Jacob took a life-changing decision to leave the technology sector and set up his own film production company, Venture Forth Productions in 2010 to produce independent films. The first product of the company was the film, Terri (2011), which garnered all-round of success.
Later, Venture Forth Productions reached a whole new level of success with the release of We Are What We Are. Soon, Jacob also worked on the Before Midnight as an executive director, which garnered positive reviews from film critics.
Not only this, but Jacob has also been involved in many of the blockbuster movies that include The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, Jobs, The Skeleton Twins, Song One, Solace, just to name a few.
With a productive and successful career in the pocket, it is certain that Jacob has amassed a massive net worth. The film-producer has mustered a net worth of $2 million which is comparatively smaller than his wife’s net worth, being $25 million.
Jacob Pechenik Divorce In 2019
Pechenik began dating American actress Zooey Deschanel somewhere around 2014. With a couple of months of dating, Jacob was all ready to welcome Zooey as her wife by giving her proposal. He chose the perfect time for proposal--Zooey’s Birthday and Man! How could she deny this sweet proposal?
Jacob Pechenik and Zooey Deschanel attends Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony on 12 May 2018 (Photo: Zooey Deschanel's Instagram)
Jacob and Zooey then tied the wedding knot in June 2015 in a super-secret marriage after getting engaged. They welcomed their first child in July of the same year; a daughter whom they later named Elsie Otter Pechenik. Likewise, in May 2017, Deschanel gave birth to a son named Charlie Wolf Pechenik to make a beautiful family with a son and a daughter.
However, Jacob and Zooey took a big decision for themselves when they decided to split ways in 2019.
Yes, you read that right. The celebrity pair decided to separate and stated that they are better off friends, business partners, and co-parents rather than life partners. This news shocked everyone because they were often spotted, sharing a great equation.
Moreover, they must have thought very deeply about their life ahead before separating from the marriage of 4 years.