The untold truth about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s wife, Tasha McCauley


Tasha McCauley Wiki

When the news about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s wedding was over-flowing the internet and tabloids, besides all the details of the ceremony, people wanted to know more about the girl who walked down the aisle with him.

Tasha McCauley is only known as the wife of the famous “50/50” actor, however, in the business world, she is a well-known technology entrepreneur. Currently, Tasha is serving as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the company GeoSim Systems. She is also co-founder of the company Fellow Robots, centered in Burlingame, California USA, and is on the board of directors of OpenAl, a company focused on researching artificial intelligence.

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Early life and education

Even since Tasha came into the limelight after marrying the actor, there isn’t much known about her childhood days or her family. She is quite secretive when it comes to her personal matters, as she prefers to keep her private life away from the public eye.

Her exact birthday is unrevealed, but if we could judge by the information on her Linkedin profile, she was most likely born in 1990. Upon matriculating from high school, Tasha enrolled at Bard College, from which she graduated with a BA degree in 2012.

She continued her education by enrolling at the University of Southern California,  and completed a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2014. Tasha was also on the faculty of Singularity University, in Santa Clara, California where she taught robotics.

An interesting fact about Tasha is that she is a certified firefighter. From 2002 until 2004, she served with the Rhinebeck, New York Fire Department.


Relationship and marriage with the actor

Tasha and Joseph met in 2013 on a blind date set by their mutual friend. The two kept their relationship secret, although in his interview with Howard Stern, Joseph mentioned that he was dating a girl who had no connection with the entertainment industry, adding that he didn’t want to share any more details.

The couple tied the knot on 20 December 2014, in a private wedding ceremony held in presence of their closest family members and friends.

Their first son was born in August 2015, and the second in June 2017. Tasha and Joseph haven’t revealed their names, and the actor once said that he shields their sons from the limelight since they are just babies, and when they get older, they can decide if they want to be in the public eye.

Who is Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

Born Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt, on 17 February 1981, in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Sherman Oaks, San Fernando Valley, by his parents Dennis and Jane. Joseph comes from a family of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He had an older brother, Dan, who sadly died in 2010.

Speaking of his educational background, he is a high school matriculate – Joseph didn’t go to college but pursued his acting career.


Briefly about his acting career

He began acting when he was just four years old, and thanks to his talent, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has received numerous accolades, including two Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, for starring in “500 Days of Summer” (2009) and “50/50” (2011).

He made his stage debut in 1985, playing the Scarecrow in the play “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum. An agent recognized his talent, and soon he began auditioning, at first featuring in TV commercials for brands such as Sunny Jim peanut butter, among others.

In 1988, he was cast to play Rounder in the TV movie “Stranger on My Land”, followed by his role as Dougie in the series “Family Ties”, in the same year.

In the ‘90s came his first notable roles – he portrayed David Collins in the 1991 series “Dark Shadows”, then in 1992 and ‘93, Joseph was seen as Pierce Van Horne in “The Powers That Be”. He followed with his role as Tommy Solomon playing in 139 episodes of the comedy series “3rd Rock from the Sun”, also starring John Lithglow, Jane Curtin, and Kristen Johnston. The series followed the story of a group of aliens disguised as a human family, who were sent to experience life on Earth, the third planet from the Sun. It had 74 award nominations and won 36, including eight Primetime Emmys.

Some of his notable movie roles in the ‘90s were in “A River Runs Through It” (1992), “Holy Matrimony” (1994), and “10 Things I Hate About You” (1999).

The early 2000s saw Joseph in the movies “Forever Lulu” (2000), “Brick” (2005), and “Killshot” (2008), among many others. He now has almost 100 acting credits to his name, so we will mention some of his most significant.


His portrayal of Tom in “500 Days of Summer” brought the aforementioned nominations, also starring Zooey Deschanel, and which had 58 award nominations and won 17, including the National Board of Review, USA Award-Top Ten Films.

In 2010, Joseph was seen starring as Arthur in the science-fiction action adventure “Inception”, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Elliot Page. The movie had 220 award nominations and won 157, including four ‘best’ Oscars – Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Sound Editing, Achievement in Sound Mixing, and Achievement in Visual Effects.

His next notable role came in the 2011 romantic comedy-drama “50/50”. He starred as Adam, a guy who discovers that he has cancer, and the movie is centered on his struggle with the disease. The movie was inspired by a true story, and besides the aforementioned Golden Globe Award nomination, it brought Joseph the Hollywood Film Award for Actor of the Year.

The following year was also important for Joseph’s career. He was cast to play Blake in “The Dark Knight Rises”, starring Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, and Anne Hathaway. Next, he was seen in “Premium Rush”, “Looper”, and “Lincoln”, all in 2012.

Joseph followed with his roles in “Don Jon” (2013), “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” (2014), “The Night Before” (2015), and “Snowden” (2016), among others. Most recently he was seen as Tobias Ellis in “7500” (2019), “Project Power” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” (2020).

When it comes to his voice roles, he is voicing the Jiminy Cricket in “Pinocchio”, which premiered in September 2022. Joseph was also heard as Luxcraft in “Wolfboy and the Everything Factory”.


Love life and relationships

Joseph has been tight-lipped about his private life, and perhaps that was the reason for numerous rumors concerning his sexual orientation and his love life. One of the rumors was that he is in a secret relationship with his co-star Zooey Deschanel, however, they both claimed that they are just close friends.

All the rumours dissipated after he married Tasha McCauley in 2014; they lived in Los Angeles, then in 2020, they relocated to Wellington, New Zealand.

Joseph’s fans can keep track of his work through his Instagram account.

Martha Clifford
Martha Clifford
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