Whether appearing on TV/film or lending his voice to animated characters, 17 year
old Jake T. Austin is a multitalented actor who has showcased his talent across the board in the entertainment industry.
From 2007 to 2012 Austin played the role of ‘Max Russo,’ the youngest wizard of
three on The Disney Channel’s Emmy Award winning series, “Wizards of Waverly Place.”
The show aired it’s series finale on January 6th, 2012, to an audience of 9.8 million, the
series’ number one telecast ever.
Up next for Austin, a guest arc on Law & Order: SVU. On the big screen, Austin was
recently seen in Garry Marshall’s “New Years Eve,” starring opposite Abigail Breslin and
Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as “Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn,” starring opposite Joel Courtney as ‘Huck.’ Austin’s other film credits include “Hotel For Dogs” opposite Emma Roberts, and his first ever live-action feature film, “The Perfect Game.”
Expanding on his talent from in front of the camera, Austin has lent his voice to
several movies and television shows. Most widely recognized for his starring role as the
voice of ‘Diego’ in Nickelodeon’s “Go, Diego, Go!,” Austin’s voice can also be heard in films including “Rio,” “Everyone’s Hero,” and “The Ant Bully.”
A driven and talented young actor, Austin is equally committed to using his public
profile to raise awareness for those less fortunate, supporting and devoting his free time to the “Make-A-Wish Foundation” and the “Starlight Children’s Foundation.”
When Jake isn’t acting, you can find him in New York where he resides with his
family, leading the life of a normal teenage boy, going to school and hanging out with