Montana Jordan was born in Longview, Texas USA on 8 March 2003, so his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds American nationality. Montana is an actor, best known for portraying Georgie Cooper in the “Young Sheldon” comedy TV series.
Early Life and Education
Montana spent the first two years in Longview before his parents moved to live in Ore City, Texas after his father Tony Jordan received a good job offer, while his mother Kelli Pieratt Smith works as a first-grade teacher there too. Montana has two older sisters named Katelli and Jaden Jordan; he attended a high school where his professor encouraged him to pursue a career in acting, and to take drama lessons, eventually becoming top of his class.
Montana grew up racing dirt bikes, and is currently a member of the Ore City Rebels National team. He is a hunter too, as his father has been teaching him how to hunt and set traps since he was six, and Montana is a huge fan of Motocross racing. He is also a musician, and is currently improving his skills at playing the guitar.
Montana is left-handed.
Career as an Actor
In October 2015, Montana attended his first audition trying to win a role in “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter” comedy film.
The idea to audition was rather motivated and encouraged by his high school professor as well as by his parents and sisters. Out of 10,000 applicants, Montana ended up being chosen to portray Jaden marking the beginning of his acting career. The film stars Josh Brolin who plays Montana’s father, and was released in March 2018.
Montana was then chosen to portray George ‘Georgie’ Cooper, Jr. who is Sheldon Cooper’s older brother in the “Young Sheldon” spin-off TV series from “The Big Bang Theory” show in March 2017. For that, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for best performance in a TV series – supporting teen actor in 2018, while the award eventually went to Dylan Duff for his performance in the “Teens 101” Canadian TV series.
In 2018, Montana appeared in “The VCR Illumination” episode of “The Big Bang Theory” TV series, portraying Georgie Cooper, and was once again praised for his performance. The TV series follows the story of five characters living in Pasadena, California, two of whom are Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper, physicists working at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
Their friend and neighbor Penny is a waitress and an aspiring actress living across the hall, while the two remaining parts of the team are Howard Wolowitz, an aerospace engineer, and Raj Koothrappali, an astrophysicist.
The show has won seven Emmy Awards out of 46 nominations, while actor Jim Parsons won a Golden Globe Award for best actor in a TV comedy series in 2011.
After hearing about the success of numerous YouTubers, Montana launched his own YouTube channel – “Montana Jordan vlogs” – on 15 June 2017, and he has gathered nearly 30,000 subscribers and over 1.2 million views of all his videos combined. He mostly uploads videos of his everyday life and also does pranks and challenges.
Family, Love Life, and Relationships
Montana is very close to his parents, especially his father and on Father’s Day on 17 June 2018, he uploaded a picture with his father onto his Instagram account and added a description which reads ‘Happy Father’s Day to the man that I look up to, to the man that has been there for me when I needed him most. I love you, Dad!’ He is also very close to is two older sisters, and occasionally uploads pictures with them as well. Montana has many female admirers and it is believed he receives more than 100 messages on Instagram per day from girls he has never met, but who follow him on the platform.
While he has kept details of his love life private, it is believed that the popular actor is currently in a relationship with an Instagram star and a model, and that the two are maintaining their relationship over the internet as they haven’t met in real life. It is rumored that they have been talking to each other for around a year now.
Hobbies and Other Interests
Montana enjoys the fame he has garnered, and likes attending parties and events organized for actors and actresses.
He is keen on watching films and TV series with his sisters in their free time – their favorite performers are Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, and Daniel Radcliffe, while their favorite movies are the “Harry Potter” franchise, “You’ve Got Mail”, and “Hitch”, with their favorite TV series “The Simpsons” and “Third Rock from the Sun”.
Montana is physically quite active, as he plays soccer and tennis but is mostly interested in playing lacrosse and chess the latter against his peers, and is said to be best among them. Some of the tours and events he has attended have taken him around the US, and he has become interested in travelling and is planning on trying to win roles in European movies so that he could have an opportunity to travel around Europe as well.
As the date of his matriculation is getting closer, Montana has stated in an interview that he is not interested in pursuing a college degree, but will most likely focus on his acting career.
Appearance and Net Worth
Montana is 16 years old. He has medium long curly brown hair, brown eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, and weighs around 121lbs (55kgs). His net worth is over $300,000 as of early 2020.