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Jared Leto

He is a multi-talent!!

He is a talented actor, an amazing singer, a multi-instrumentalist, and an extraordinary musician.

Ahh... and he has a very strong feature... "Totality" !! In everything he does... so please welcome...

Jared Leto !!!

(Photo: Shamil Tanna)


= He was born on December 26, 1971, in Louisiana, USA. Unfortunately, his early life was marked by the divorce of his parents when he was a small child, and the tragic death of his father by suicide when he was 8. He has a brother named Shannon and two half-brothers.


= Growing up in an environment shaped by his mother's hippie lifestyle, he experienced a free atmosphere of creativity and experimentation. The family home was always surrounded by artists, painters, musicians, photographers, and actors, leaving a lasting impression on him.


= His initial foray into the world of music began with his brother during their school years, but his true passion lay in the realm of movies. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts in New York, he made the move to Los Angeles in 1992 to embark on his career in the industry.


= While aspiring to be a director, he initially entered the entertainment world as an actor to make a living, and his career evolved from there. In 1994, he achieved his first breakthrough role in the youth drama series "My So-Called Life." The same year, he also starred in his debut TV movie, "Cool and the Crazy," followed by his first feature film, "How to Make an American Quilt," a year later.


= His cinematic journey continued with roles in films like "Fight Club," "American Psycho," "Urban Legend," and more. However, his significant breakthrough came in 2000 with the film "Requiem for a Dream."


= Subsequently, he built on his acting career with roles in films such as "Panic Room" (2002), "Alexander" (2004), "Lord of War" (2005), "Lonely Hearts" (2006), "Chapter 27" (2007), "Mr. Nobody" (2009), "Suicide Squad" (2016), and many others.

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= Leto is an actor of the highest caliber, known for his absolute dedication to his craft. He immerses himself in each character, delving into extensive research and seamlessly integrating the role into his daily life throughout the filming period. Over the years, he has undergone numerous physical and mental transformations in response to the diverse roles he has undertaken.


= A standout performance in his career is his portrayal of a transgender woman in the movie "Dallas Buyers Club," released in 2013. For this role, Leto garnered critical acclaim and received prestigious accolades, including the Oscar, the Golden Globe Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award in the supporting actor category. His meticulous approach to selecting roles is a testament to his reputation as an actor who chooses his projects with great care.

(Photo: USA Today)


= In 1998, Leto, along with his brother Shannon, co-founded the band Thirty Seconds To Mars. The duo expanded their lineup by recruiting additional musicians and started playing in small clubs across Los Angeles. Concurrently, they worked on recording demos, which eventually caught the attention of several record companies. In 1999, Thirty Seconds To Mars signed a record deal with Virgin Records.

(Photo: Thirty Seconds To Mars Facebook)


= In 2002, the band's debut album was released. The album, recorded in a remote cabin, detached from civilization, was produced by two great producers Bob Ezrin and Brian Virtu. The album is a concept album that focuses on human struggle and self-definition. An avant-garde? That's how he is.


= In 2005 the band's second album "A Beautiful Lie" was released. An album different in both musical style and writing from the previous album. Leto said that on the previous album he hid behind images and metaphors compared to this album where he felt he had exposed himself directly. Leto directed the music video for the single "The Kill" which won the MTV Music Awards.


= After the success of their second album, the band experienced a significant surge in popularity and achieved considerable commercial success. Leto took on the role of directing the music videos for the remaining songs on the album, earning several awards from MTV, Kerrang magazine, and the Billboard charts along the way.


= In 2009, the band released their third album, "This Is War." The album showcased the brothers' exploration of various genres, including Prog, Metal, and New Wave. The album's lyrics were predominantly influenced by the band's 'war' with the record company EMI. Leto documented this challenging period in a accompanying documentary titled "Artifact." "This Is War" received multiple awards and even secured a Guinness World Record for the highest number of shows in a single tour, boasting over 300 performances.


= In 2013, Thirty Seconds To Mars released their fourth album, "Love, Lust, Faith, and Dreams." This album, characterized as a concept album, centers around the four elements mentioned in its title. It marks a notable shift for the band as they increasingly incorporate electronic elements into their music. Despite this evolution in their sound, the album continued the band's success by reaching No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart.


= In March of that year a copy of the song "Up in the Air" was sent to space, and the first single from the album was sent into space with NASA's SpaceX CRS-2 spacecraft. This is the world's first replica of commercial music sent into space and no, it did not reach Mars.


= In 2018, the band's fifth album "AMERICA" was released. This is a completely different album from the band's previous albums. The musical style changes dramatically as electronic sounds, effects, and soft melodies take the place of guitars and drums. Here too the album is a concept album that deals with social concepts like sex, fame, and individuality. Despite the mixed reviews and disappointment from the band's longtime fans, he occupies second place on Billboard and is a huge success.


= In 2023, the band releases its sixth album, "It's the End of the World but It's a Beautiful Day." The album continues the musical trajectory from the previous one, thus completing the band's musical transformation in a definitive manner.


= Leto places a significant emphasis on fostering a strong connection between the band and its fans. In nearly every album, the band's fans have been actively involved, contributing background vocals, playing musical instruments, or participating in various roles. During live performances, Leto often invites dozens of fans onto the stage for the final song, creating an immersive and inclusive experience. Both Leto and his brother maintain direct contact with fans through various social media channels that are not managed by external companies, further nurturing a close and personal relationship with their audience.

(Photo: thirtysecondstomars.com)


= On August 18, 2010, your faithful servants attended the amazing performance of the band in the Holy Land, in Hanger 11 in Tel Aviv.


= In 2019, the band released the documentary film "A Day in the Life of America," capturing the events of the American Independence Day in 2017. Leto orchestrated the deployment of 92 teams across all American states to provide a diverse glimpse into the nation.


= Leto's involvement extends beyond music; he established a digital media and marketing management company named The Hive. The company focuses on building and managing communities for opinion leaders and celebrities. In 2010, The Hive launched the Golden Tickets service, offering a comprehensive international platform for events, festivals, and live performances.


= A committed social activist, Leto is extensively involved in initiatives related to social equality, assistance for underprivileged children, disaster-stricken areas, and more. His dedication to environmental causes led to his declaration as the World Ambassador of the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2015.


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