Maxwell Jenkins Biography

Maxwell Jenkins is a 16-year-old American actor who has worked for films and television series. Maxwell is best known for his role in lost in space, a family man, and sense 8. Most recently in 2021, he was cast with the role of Jack Reacher in the film Amazon Prime series which is yet to be released. In 2020, he played the role of Joseph Bell in a story that was based on true incidents starring Mark Wahlberg.

Early Life

Maxwell Jenkins was born on 3rd May 2005 to his parents named Jeff Jenkins and Julie Greenberg. His father Jeff is a former Ringling clown and his mother Julie is a renowned actress who used to play roles in theatre and films. His mother was one of the famous personalities of her time. Both of his parents are the co-founder and director of a midnight circus that is based in Chicago. They together with the help of the circus used to raise funds for general improvements for Chicago parks where the circus is hosted. Maxwell started performing at the circus when he was merely three years in age. He began with a few of the well-known performances including rola-bola, acrobats, juggling, tightwire walking, and playing mandolin.

Maxwell Jenkins Career

Maxwell Jenkins began his acting with ABC while working for the TV series Betrayal in 2013. That time, he was merely eight. Later, he started getting recurring roles in numerous series including sense 8. In that film, he portrayed the role of the most appreciated character J.J. Holloway. In 2016, Jenkins was cast with the role of Will Robinson who was later nominated for numerous Young Artist and Saturn Awards. He was cast with the role in ‘A Family Man’ that was later premiered at TIFF in the same year. In the film, he portrayed the role of a young boy who was caught by a new illness, and that forced his father to do different things and reevaluate his priorities. In the film, he searches for a way to connect with his family again.

The story surrounds the father and the boy and how they met again. In 2020, Maxwell was starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in the film called Joe Bell. His role responsibilities were limited to performing the role of a younger brother. He was assumed to be the most powerful character in the film. He was well-appreciated that time. Maxwell is an aspiring musician, guitarist, violin player, and drummer. He has joined a band called Cowboy Jesus and the Sugar Bums that further has received Chicago Music Award. In 2021, he is cast with the role of young Jack Reacher in the series Amazon that is originally based on the popular book series. Maxwell was featured in several films and TV series.

Maxwell Jenkins Biography

Real Name Maxwell Jenkins
Birth Date 3 May 2005
Age (as of 2021) 16 Years
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Profession Actor, Musician
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 4’ 11” – in Centimeters – 150 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Jeff Jenkins
Mother Julie Greenberg
Sister Samantha Rae Jenkins


School Public School

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend None

Personal Life

He is currently 16 years old boy who is looking forward to maintaining his career. Max is reading in a well-developed and recognized school. He is currently focusing on his studies and upcoming new projects. It seems that he has achieved a lot according to his age. He has got Wikipedia page on his name.

Maxwell Jenkins Net Worth

Maxwell is a famous personality whose acting skills are often praised by the young generation. He has set an example with his acting skills. Moreover, Maxwell’s net worth is nearly $1 million. At such a young age, he has established a long journey of his acting career.


  • Alongside his professional success, Maxwell has tried his hands in raising some funds for the family’s non-profit organization, i.e., ‘Midnight Circus in the Park’ where the circus show is held.
  • Through his performances, Maxwell has raised nearly $1 million for the renovation, overseas disaster relief, and community projects.
  • Maxwell Jenkins is also a part of ASPCA (American Society for the prevention of cruelty to animals) where he devotes his time to better education, protection, and the establishment of the canine breeds.
  • He also helps raise funds for conservation groups like Oceana.
  • In the year 2020, Maxwell Jenkins was awarded for his contributions to various charities and community welfare. He was awarded the community leadership award by the most-astonishing organization Young Artist Academy.

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