Jared Rushton Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Wiki [Updated 2023]

Jared Rushton-Biography

Jared Rushton is a singer and actor best known for his roles in films such as “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and “Overboard.”

Jared’s Childhood

Michael Rushton was born on March 3, 1974, in Provo, Utah, USA, under the sign of Pisces. His mother’s name is Monica Rushton, but his father’s name has yet to be revealed. He grew up alongside Ryan Rushton, a musician who has been a member of the band Withdrawal since 2004.


It is unknown where Jared went to high school or whether he graduated or went to college.

Career Television

Jared began his career in 1986 with the TV series “Tales from the Darkside,” in which he played Richie. In the same year, he portrayed Peter Wade in the TV series “Cagney & Lacey,” and in 1987, he was offered the role of Peter in “Top Kids,” as well as Charlie Proffitt in “Overboard.”

I Shrunk the Kids, Honey.

In 1988, he appeared as Donald in “Lady in White,” as Billy in “Big,” and as Travis Harmon in “Murder, She Wrote.” In 1989, he played Chip Lang in the TV series “Roseanne,” and the following year, he was cast in his most renowned role as Ron Thompson in Joe Johnston’s “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids.” Joe had previously only worked on films as an art director and effects illustrator, therefore this was his directorial debut.

The film starred Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, and Kristine Sutherland as the lead characters, and it went on to become the highest-grossing live-action Disney film ever made, holding the record for five years. It received positive reviews from audiences and critics alike, and it won the BAFTA award for Best Special Visual Effects.

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The film’s sound engineer, James Horner, earned an ASCAP Award for Top Box Office Films, and the film was nominated for several other prizes as well.

The success of the film spawned two sequels: “Honey, I Blew Up The Kid” in 1992 and “Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves” in 1997. The movie’s franchise also spawned a television series called “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Program” and a theme park experience called “Honey, I Shrunk the Audience,” however Jared Rushton did not appear in the sequels or the TV show.

Next Steps in Your TV Career

In 1990, he appeared in the TV series “Midnight Caller” as Sylver Jensen.

He also portrayed Brian in “A Cry in the Wild,” and the same year he played Rodney Barnes in “Where’s Rodney?” In 1992, he played Clyde Parker in “Pet Sematary II,” and he also appeared in the TV programs “Camp Wilder” and “Life Goes On,” as well as Calvin Harding in “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,” Alex Raymond in “CBS School Break Special,” and Phil in “Northern Exposure” in 1993. He played Peter Thomas in “The Yarn Princess” and Andy Bohlmeyer in the TV series “ER.”

Jared played Wesley Buttons in the TV miniseries “Dead Man’s Walk” in 1996, and Bill Lane in “Cracker: Mind Over Murder” in 1999. He was last seen as Seth Kesseling in “Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family” in 2000. Jared hasn’t won any acting honors, however, he has been nominated twice for Saturn Awards and twice for Young Artist Awards.

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Jared immersed himself in music once his acting career entirely died out. He is currently participating in two bands, “Withdrawal” and “Deal by Dusk”; he is one of the bands’ vocalists and plays guitar.

Private life

There is currently no information available about who Jared Rushton is dating. His dating history and the names of persons he has previously dated are also unavailable. Celebs couples, on the other hand, has revealed that he has dated a woman in the past, but that’s all. It is also unknown whether he has any children.


Jared is of white ancestry and of American nationality. His hair is blonde, and his eyes are blue. However, it is not known how tall he is or how much he weighs, nor are his vital statistics.

Hobbies, and Interesting Facts

  • Jared was first seen in the commercial “Barbie and the Rockers,” when he played a rocker.
  • He became obese after overindulging in Hostess Twinkies and Ding-Dongs.
  • His mother assisted him on the set of “Big.”
  • Jared Rushton’s net worth is estimated at $2 million.

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