Jonah Hill Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


6th March 2016

Fact: Actor Jonah Hill showed off his rap skills on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live this weekend (05Mar16) after MC Future recruited The Wolf of Wall Street star to fill in for Drake on their collaboration Jumpman. Future also shared his talent for comedic timing by joining guest host Hill for a handful of skits.


30th March 2015

Fact: Actor Jonah Hill has relisted his New York City apartment on the property market for $3.5 million (£2.19 million). The Wolf of Wall Street star initially tried to sell the two-bedroom Soho pad for $3.8 million (£2.38 million) last summer (14), but changed his mind and removed the post in November (14). It has since been placed on sale again at the reduced price.


26th December 2014

Fact: Actor Jonah Hill celebrated his birthday over the weekend (20-21Dec14) with a star-studded party which included Leonardo Dicaprio and Bradley Cooper as guests. The 22 Jump Street star turned 31 on Saturday (20Dec14) and was also joined by friends Mary-Kate Olsen, Tobey Maguire and Michael Cera at Smith & Mills in New York. During the night, Hill was serenaded by a mariachi band.


6th June 2014

Quote: "We literally look and act like we're from different planets... He's from Planet Hot, and I'm from Planet Jew." Jonah Hill jokes about his friendship with 22 Jump Street co-star and movie hunk Channing Tatum.


5th June 2014

Quote: "Getting into the car is incredibly difficult. It's like a spaceship and there's 50 paddles and buttons and things and then you press the peddle and you're immediately going, like, 4,000 miles per hour." Actor Jonah Hill did not enjoy driving a Lamborghini in new film 22 Jump Street.


25th May 2014

Quote: "I had the best experience I've ever had in my life. I got to work with Leo (DiCaprio), who's probably the finest actor of his generation. I know Martin Scorsese. He knows my name. We talk to each other, and he was happy with my performance. I'm an incredibly fortunate guy." Jonah Hill has no qualms about missing out on Oscar gold for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street.


23rd May 2014

Fact: Jonah Hill takes home a keepsake from each of his movies so he can always remember the "crazy good times" in his life. The funnyman's prized possessions include a baseball bat from Moneyball, his character's teeth from The Wolf of Wall Street and a traffic cop uniform he wore in 21 Jump Street.


23rd May 2014

Quote: "He does this thing where he grabs part of your leg right above your knee. He's one of the strongest human beings on the face of the earth, and when he starts squeezing that pressure point, it's literally incapacitating. It's like being hit by a stun gun." Jonah Hill on working with pal Channing Tatum.


20th February 2014

Quote: "Leo has never hosted Snl (Saturday Night Live) and has never been on the Snl stage and I was like, 'You're so funny and people don't get to see how funny you are... They know you're an amazing actor... But I told the writers, 'I'm not pitching that to him, what if he gets offended?' But (Leo) said, 'No, it's great! Let's do it.' It was so fun." Jonah Hill was apprehensive about asking his The Wolf Of Wall Street co-star Leonardo Dicaprio to join him on the U.S. sketch show last month (Jan14).


20th February 2014

Quote: "People (in Japan) wear germ masks so they don't get sick. But then we figured out people won't recognise us if we wear them everywhere. We were at a Buddhist temple and no one came up to either us because we just looked like tourists with germ masks on." Jonah Hill and his The Wolf Of Wall Street co-star Leonardo Dicaprio were able to go undercover while sightseeing in Japan.


11th February 2014

Quote: "Martin Scorsese is my favorite filmmaker of all-time. Goodfellas is the reason I wanted to make movies and dedicate my life to that. I would paint his house if he asked me to." Jonah Hill on his The Wolf Of Wall Street director Martin Scorsese.


17th January 2014

Tweet: "Want to say congrats to @JonahHill and @MCConaughey on their well-deserved Oscars nominations!" Channing Tatum is overjoyed for his 21 Jump Street co-star Jonah Hill and Magic Mike pal Matthew Mcconaughey after both landing acting nods for the Academy Awards.


20th November 2013

Fact: Jonah Hill's father serves as rocker/actor Lenny Kravitz's business manager.


10th October 2013

Quote: "Being shot in slow motion doing cocaine by Martin Scorsese is, like, maybe every actor's dream. Nothing will compare to it. Except maybe having kids." Jonah Hill on shooting new movie The Wolf of Wall Street with his filmmaker hero.


12th July 2013

Fact: Moneyball star Jonah Hill ran into trouble with Los Angeles police on Thursday (11Jul13) after he was caught driving while on his cell phone. The actor was ticketed for the offence and sent on his way.


13th June 2013

Quote: "One time I was in a movie theatre with my buddy... and they showed a trailer for one of the movies I was in and I was trying to make my buddy laugh, and after the trailer ended I just yell out, 'I'm seeing that...!' The guy in front of me, who has no idea it's me, just goes, 'Yeah, maybe on an airplane!' It was one of the most humbling moments. I was like, 'Yeah, I know, I suck.'" Jonah Hill on his most embarrassing moment in a cinema.


5th June 2013

Quote: "When I was 22, I wanted to break up with this girl, but I was too cowardly to do it, so I told her I was going on a trip around the world to find myself, and I actually did it, when I didn't want to go on the trip at all. I hate being by myself. I hate it. But I was 22. I'm 29 now. I'd never do that now. I'd be direct." Actor Jonah Hill on the global trip he took just to dump a girlfriend.


20th May 2013

Fact: Actor Jonah Hill's brother is Maroon 5's manager. The 21 Jump Street star is childhood pals with the group frontman, Adam Levine.


15th April 2013

Quote: "Emma Watson is such a beautiful, lovely, talented, hard-working person. I'm very appreciative to be in her life. That's why I want to take this opportunity to announce officially that we will be starring in the screen adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. Emma, it's going to very difficult to go back to being casual after we start to go so deep into these characters... It's gonna get rough out there, but I need you to know one thing: my safety word's tangerine." Jonah Hill jokes about teaming up with the Harry Potter star in the movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel as he honoured her with the Trailblazer Award at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday (14Apr13).


14th November 2012

Tweet: "@channingtatum you've always been the sexiest man alive to me! (Congrats pal!)". Jonah Hill is proud of his 21 Jump Street co-star Channing Tatum after he was named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.


29th August 2012

Fact: Actress/singer Selena Gomez has purchased Jonah Hill's former Los Angeles home. The five-bedroom estate features a pool, a spa and a tennis court. According to x17online.com, the property was listed for $2.9 million (£1.8 million).


18th March 2012

Fact: Jonah Hill's adaptation of Johnny Depp's TV show 21 Jump Street has shot to the top of the U.S. box office thanks to a $35 million (£22 million) opening weekend take. The comedy teams Hill with Channing Tatum as two bumbling cops who sign up for an undercover mission at a high school. The film ends The Lorax's two week run at the top of the box office.


16th March 2012

Quote: "I've been working on this movie for five years... and I don't want to be the guy who's like, 'My movie's good', but it's awesome! It's so good... It's the douchiest thing to say, but so many movies suck and you have to go on TV and promote and lie and say it's good, but, like, this one is actually awesome." Jonah Hill is a big fan of his new movie 21 Jump Street.


11th March 2012

Fact: Tom Hanks thrilled fans by dropping by U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live over the weekend (10Mar12) to tease host Jonah Hill about his failed bid to win an Oscar for his baseball drama Moneyball. Two-time Academy Award-winner Hanks then jokingly offered to lend Hill one of his own trophies to boost his ego.


13th February 2012

Fact: Jonah Hill appeared to have enjoyed himself at Sunday night's (12Feb12) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards in London - he was snapped arriving back at his hotel in the U.K. capital with a large rip on the inside right leg of his trousers.


2nd February 2012

Fact: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's movie remake of Johnny Depp's breakthrough TV hit, 21 Jump Street, is to premiere at the South by Southwest Film Conference in Texas next month (Mar12).


17th January 2012

Tweet: "Thank you so much to BAFTA for nominating me for Best Supporting Actor. This is such an incredible honor." Moneyball star Jonah Hill is overwhelmed by his nomination for the 2012 Bafta Awards. The shortlist was announced on Tuesday (17Jan12).


10th January 2012

Tweet: "Fox cancelled Allen Gregory! Yes! Wait, cancelled means permanently on TV forever right?" Jonah Hill is disappointed his animated show Allen Gregory has been axed by U.S. TV executives.


16th December 2011

Quote: "The fact that I actually got this nomination was so overwhelmingly moving and thrilling and surreal. The phone calls and emails I have gotten today are unlike any I have ever experienced. I feel like I got married or had a kid or something. I have never had anything like this happen to me before. My parents were actually crying." Jonah Hill is emotional after his role in the sports drama Moneyball earned him a Golden Globe nomination on Thursday (15Dec11).


14th December 2011

Tweet: "Thank you to The Screen Actors Guild for nominating me for Best Supporting Actor for Moneyball. I am beyond honored!" Jonah Hill is delighted with his nod for next year's (12) Screen Actors Guild (Sag) Awards.


8th December 2011

Quote: "Brad was inspiring. Told me to try for an eclectic career not just a one-type role. We spent so much time together that I asked for advice. He's a vet, I'm a rookie. I asked questions and he answered with, 'Don't take the easy road. Make your choices interesting. Don't get typecast.'" Actor Jonah Hill sought advice from movie star Brad Pitt during the making of their recent sports drama Moneyball.


26th October 2011

Quote: "According to nanny, I'm 1,000 per cent gonna win the Oscar... I think she runs the Academy, I'm not sure, but if she does I'm definitely gonna win." Actor Jonah Hill's grandmother is convinced he'll win gold at the 2012 Academy Awards for his role in baseball drama Moneyball.


24th September 2011

Quote: "I went to this nutritionist and he went, 'Jonah, you know how when you walk and you move your legs one after the other... Do that but a lot quicker!'" Funnyman Jonah Hill jokes about his slimming advice.


22nd September 2011

Fact: Superbad star Jonah Hill and (500) Days Of Summer actress Zooey Deschanel attended the same high school.


20th September 2011

Fact: Actor Jonah Hill thrilled fans when he took to the mound to throw out the first pitch at the Oakland Athletics baseball game in California on Sunday (18Sep11). The star is currently promoting his upcoming film Moneyball with Brad Pitt, which tells the true-story of the team's rise to success.


30th August 2011

Quote: "He's fantastic. He's so giving. He's just, like, a guy you look up to for so many reasons. He's the coolest guy! He started playing pranks on me, like, right off the bat." Actor Jonah Hill on working with his Moneyball co-star Brad Pitt.


20th July 2011

Quote: "If I eat something unhealthy now, I kind of feel a little weird and my body hurts." Superbad star Jonah Hill steers clear of fatty foods now he has slimmed down and adopted a new fitness regime.


13th June 2011

Fact: Actress Holly Robinson Peete has landed a brief cameo in the upcoming movie adaptation of her hit 1980s TV series 21 Jump Street. The star will reprise her role as Officer Judy Hoffs, appearing alongside new leading men Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Johnny Depp is also rumoured to be shooting a cameo.


18th March 2011

Quote: "He is the sexiest man alive... Literally, he is sex on a stick... like somebody took a normal, everyday stick and then dipped it into a boiling pot of sexiness and then they removed the stick... that's how sexy he is! He is so gorgeous, he is a personal inspiration to me. He has the most gorgeous head of hair that I have ever seen in my entire life. His breath smells like peppermint. His ears are the shape of what I would imagine God's ears to look like." Actor Jonah Hill jokes about his man-crush on Patrick Dempsey.


16th June 2010

Fact: Funnyman Jonah Hill boasts a tattoo tribute to his grandmother on his left forearm - it reads, 'Nanny Rules'.


14th June 2010

Quote: "We did write a cameo for Johnny Depp that he has expressed interest in so we'll see. Hopefully that happens." Jonah Hill has revealed movie bosses have written a part for JOHNNY DEPP in the upcoming big screen remake of 21 JUMP STREET.


14th July 2009

Quote: "My goal was to be a writer before I started acting. Sacha Baron Cohen is like my hero, so I begged him for the job. They said no for like three weeks, and I finally got it." SUPERBAD star Jonah Hill was relentless in his quest to land the title of associate producer on Cohen's new hit comedy BRUNO.


3rd June 2009

Quote: "She was always really cool." Jonah Hill is a big fan of his former roommate Justin Long's on/off girlfriend Drew Barrymore.


3rd June 2009

Quote: "According to them, I'm the ugliest, worst, human being in the entire universe and I should crawl under a rock and blow my brains out. You would think I murdered and raped people for a living." Funnyman Jonah Hill can't understand why Internet bloggers like Perez Hilton hate him.


1st June 2009

Quote: "I got the part but then I failed the mandatory Disney pubic hair check." Jonah Hill jokes about landing Zac Efron's role in High School Musical.


12th March 2008

Fact: SUPERBAD star Jonah Hill has found a novel way to help him hide from autograph hunters - he has had a moustache tattooed on his index finger, which he holds up to his upper lip when people recognise him. Hill showed off the etching on U.S. TV show Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Tuesday (11Mar08) night.


12th March 2008

Quote: "I got a little bit tipsy and I was trying to tell Spike Lee that I really related to his movies, and I felt that Jewish people and black people are really similar. That Jews are the black people of white people. I don't think he was really feeling it." Film funnyman Jonah Hill admits he drank too much and embarrassed himself after his presenting stint at the Academy Awards last month (Feb08).


17th January 2008

Quote: "We weren't at the game with Jack Nicholson; he was just sitting next to us. They took a photograph of all three of us together and it was kinda cool... I think he was a little bit annoyed with us... It was hilarious." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine on joining funnyman Jonah Hill and acting great JACK NICHOLSON courtside at a recent Los Angeles Lakers basketball game.


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