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15 Unusual Facts About Jonah Hill

Did you know... "Get Him to the Greek" star Jonah Hill once wanted to be a hip-hop producer? He also wanted to live with "The Simpsons." Find out some more unusual facts about the funnyman!

15 Unusual Facts About Jonah Hill

'I'm a Nice Jewish Boy'

His birth name is Jonah Hill Feldstein. His Bar Mitzvah was amazing. “It was magical. The theme was ‘Jonah Goes Platinum,’” he said.

Jonah's Bro

Jonah’s brother, Jordan Feldstein, manages the band Maroon 5.

'I Heart Huckabees'

He’s friends with Dustin Hoffman’s children, Rebecca and Jake [pictured], which led Jonah to his first major role in Hoffman's "I Heart Huckabees.”

'The 40-Year Old Virgin'

He wants nothing more than to be able to buy a pair of hooker boots with goldfish in them, like the ones he had in “The 40 Year-Old Virgin.”

Working with Catherine Keener

The best day of Jonah’s life was shooting the eBay scene with Catherine Keener in “The 40 Year-Old Virgin.”

“To me, it was funny because the scene in the eBay store, there was nothing written,” Hill explained. “But what I found funny was on the way there, I go, ‘I don't really know what an eBay store is.’ That was my thought process. You can go to a store and see something you want to buy and can't buy it to me was the funniest concept ever.”

Me and Jason

He always wanted to be a writer, since he was a kid. He is writing a movie right now with good buddy, Jason Schwartzman.

Hardcore Hip-Hop

At one point, Jonah wanted to be a hip-hop producer.


Hill was roommates with Justin Long, after meeting on the TV show “Campus Ladies.” They’ve starred in a few films together, including the 2006 comedy “Accepted.”


Germany is amongst Jonah’s top three places in the world he would like to live.

Pet Peeve

“I despise common people. They make me throw up.”

Hangin' with Conan O'Brien

The highlight of his life so far was finding out he was going to be on Conan. “I screamed and ran around naked with all the dudes I was hanging out with.”

Nathan Lane

Jonah wants to do a “Wedding Crashers” film with Nathan Lane.

'The Simpsons'

Growing up, Jonah he wanted to be one of “The Simpsons.” He wanted to live in Springfield, even though he raised in L.A.

One-Girl Man

Jonah would rather have a steady girlfriend than date a variety of women.


Because Jonah and Seth Rogen are such great friends, they were quoted as saying that when casting Evan in “Superbad,” they weren’t so much looking for a good actor as they were “casting for a new best friend.” That would be Michael Cera.