Meet Jake Johnson’s Wife Erin Payne: Age, Wedding, Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Who is Erin Payne?

Erin Payne was born in San Diego, California USA, sometime in the second half of the ‘70s – she hasn’t disclosed her exact date of birth, but her zodiac sign is said to be Pisces, and she holds American nationality. She’s probably only known for being the wife of Jake Johnson, a famous American actor, comedian and author.

Early life and education

Erin was raised in San Diego by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as she respects their privacy, but it’s said that her father was a doctor, and her mother a lawyer. Because she hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of her husband’s fans believe her to be an only child.

Although Erin has been keeping the details of her private life to herself, it’s widely known that she’s well-educated. She matriculated from a local high school as top of her class, and then enrolled at the Institute of Chicago’s School of the Art, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing. Erin continued her education at Claremont Graduate University, attaining a Master’s degree in fine arts.

Erin’s career

Erin has been working as a painter for over two decades now, and her work has been showcased at various galleries and exhibitions, including at OBJCT Gallery, Los Angeles Contemporary, and Groundspace Project; she has also collaborated with other popular painters, including Cole James and John O’Brien.


In 2012, she received a New American Painting Reading Choice Award.

Love life and marriage with Jake Johnson

Erin is quite secretive when it comes to sharing the details of her love life, but it’s still widely known that she’s today a married woman. She met Jake in 2003, and although neither has talked about how they met, it’s believed that the two were set up on a blind date by a mutual friend. They were together for three years, prior to exchanging vows in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members. In 2014, Erin gave birth to their twin daughters, Olivia and Elizabeth.

Neither Jake nor Erin have spoken of any other people whom they had perhaps been with prior to meeting each other, so as of January 2022, Erin’s married to Jake Johnson, and they have two children together.

Hobbies and other interests

Erin’s passionate about travelling, and has been to various US states with her husband, for both work and pleasure. They have apparently also vacationed in a couple of European countries – Erin’s dream travel destination is Rome in Italy.

She’s a lover of animals, with dogs and elephants being her favorites; Erin has both a pet dog and cat.

She’s physically highly active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, while she also does yoga at home; Erin’s following a strict diet.


She enjoys watching movies late at night, and her favorite actors and actresses are Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis and Milla Jovovich, while a couple of her favorite films include “You’ve Got Mail”, “Pulp Fiction”, and “The Fifth Element”.

Age, height and net worth

Erin’s believed to be in her early 40s. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).

As of January 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $200,000, while her husband Jake’s net worth is reputedly over $8 million.

Who is her husband Jake Johnson?

Mark Jake Johnson Weinberger was born in Evanston, Illinois USA, on 28 May 1978 – his zodiac is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in more than 70 movies and TV series, perhaps known best for his portrayal of Jeff, one of the lead characters in the 2012 romantic comedy movie “Safety Not Guaranteed”.

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It was directed by Colin Trevorrow, also starred Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass, and follows three journalists who are seeking to interview a man who has placed an advertisement searching for someone to time travel with; the movie won eight of the 26 awards for which it was nominated.

Mark was raised in Evanston alongside his older siblings Rachel and Dan, by their mother Eve Johnson who was an artist, making stained glass windows; their father Ken Weinberger was the owner of a car dealership, but after Mark’s parents divorced when he was two years old, the children lost contact with their father. Ken eventually got in touch with Mark when he was 17, and they have since become close.


Mark grew up being a fan of stand-up comedy, especially of the improvisational troupe Second City. Mark studied at New Trier High School, and upon matriculating in 1996 enrolled at University of Iowa. He wrote a play while attending the university, and thanks to it was invited to switch to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He won a John Golden Playwriting Prize in 2002.

He launched his acting career in 2006, when he played Janitor in the short film “The Great Sketch Experiment”, and Mark gained recognition in 2008, when cast to play Guayabara Shirt Man in the sports drama movie “Redbelt”.

It was written and directed by David Mamet, starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen and Emily Mortimer, and follows the martial arts instructor Mike Terry, who has started working in the film industry.

Some of Mark’s following notable performances were in the critically acclaimed 2010 musical comedy movie “Get Him to the Greek”, and the following year the romantic comedy film “No Strings Attached” and the adventure comedy movie “A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas”.

In 2015, Jake was cast to play Lowery in the action science fiction movie “Jurassic World”, directed by Colin Trevorrow, and which starred Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Ty Simpkins.


It follows the genetically modified dinosaur Indominus Rex which has escaped from its containment at a theme park; the movie won 15 of the 73 awards for which it was nominated.

Three of Jake’s most recent roles have been in 2021, in the episode “GET TO THE WINDSTAAA” of the podcast “Unwanted”, the episode “Warehouse Friends” of the drama series “Cinema Toast”, and the comedy movie “Ride the Eagle”.

He’s won two of the 11 awards for which he’s been nominated: a 2013 Gold Derby Award for Comedy Lead Actor, for his performance in the comedy series “New Girl”, and a 2018 Odyssey Award for Voice Acting, for “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”.

Olivia Wilson

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