Who is Montana Jordan?
Growing up in a small Texas town, Montana Jordan was living his average life as a 12-year-old boy, when friends and family suggested he try his luck and audition for a movie. He took this as a challenge and when he got the last word that he had been cast, Montana couldn’t believe it. He is perhaps best known for his role as George Cooper in the comedy series “Young Sheldon” which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Teen.
Read on to learn more about this talented actor, how he started acting and how he went from a small town kid to a TV star.
Early life, family and education
Born under the zodiac sign of Pisces on March 8, 2003 in Longview, Texas, USA, Montana holds American nationality. He was raised by his parents, Kelli and Tony, in Ore City, Texas, alongside his two older sisters, Jaden and Katelli.
Montana was into the sport of at a young age, and he played soccer for the Ore City Rebels, his school’s team. He is an avid fan of the outdoors and loves to hunt.
Regarding his education, he attended a local high school, and after his matriculation in 2021, he enrolled in an unnamed university and is currently studying.
Montana made his acting debut as Jaden Ferguson in the comedy-drama “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter”, also starring Josh Brolin and Danny McBride. The film was shot in 2015, but premiered only three years later. Montana was chosen from over 10,000 boys.
The plot revolved around the great hunter Buck who goes on an epic adventure to reconnect with his son Jaden. Buck is accompanied by his loyal friend Don. The film had no nominations, but was well accepted by audiences who judged it as ‘funny with beautiful scenes’.
Montana made his first television appearance and played his most notable role to date, as Georgie Cooper in “Young Sheldon”. From 2017 through 2023, Montana appeared in 121 episodes, starring Iain Armitage, Lance Barber and Zoe Perry. The show follows the story of a child genius, Sheldon Cooper, based on the same adult character from “The Big Bang Theory” series. Montana plays Sheldon’s big brother, completely different from Sheldon, who is socially handicapped. The series had 24 award nominations and won three.
In his interview Glitter Magazine told Montana that while he was reading the part of Georgie, he thought he was reading an autobiography; according to him, everything matched his life in Ore City. He also played soccer and would get in trouble for having a messy room just like the character he plays.
For him, the coolest thing about this role is that he gets to play an older sibling, as being the youngest in the family, he was constantly teased by his sisters.
At the same time, Montana appeared in an episode of “The Big Bang Theory” in 2018, and since the series “Young Sheldon” is a prequel to this show, Montana was happy to meet the stars of the series, Jim Parsons who plays adult. Sheldon, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco and others. Fun fact: “The Big Bang Theory” had 254 award nominations and won 79, including 10 Primetime Emmys.
For now, Montana has no upcoming projects, but his fans can enjoy seeing him on the sixth season of “Young Sheldon” which premiered on March 9, 2023.
Love life and relationships
Like many young actors, Montana has been the subject of various speculations about his romantic life, but it seems he decided to stop the rumours, and in November 2022, he posted a photo featuring himself and a cute blonde girl, with the caption saying ‘My dearest’.
His co-star, Raegan Revord, who plays his and Sheldon’s sister, Missy, said “Instagram official,” while many girls said they were jealous and lost him.
from Montana girlfriend is Jenna Weeks, a native of Texas, and the two are often featured in Montana’s TikTok videos. Montana has been in a relationship since March 2023.
Interesting facts about Montana
Montana has been riding dirt bikes since he was five years old.
He learned to play the guitar for his role as Jordan in “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter”.
Montana works out at the gym four to five times a week, and often shares his progress on his Instagram profile.
His favorite musician is country singer Hank Williams Junior.
Montana is not a fan of watching television; he has admitted that he did not watch a single episode of “The Big Bang Theory”, but loved watching “The Little Rascals” as a child.
Montana can repair a car himself and likes to spend his free time working on his vehicles and building items in his shop.
— Montana Jordan (@MontanaJordan7) March 6, 2020
He doesn’t have a dream role and thinks his role as Georgie is the best he could ever get.
Montana and his co-stars Iain Armitage and Raegan Revord are good friends, and they also hang out off set.
He once said he wished there was a real Georgie character, and that they would “tear up the town” together.
Montana is an animal lover, with horses and dogs being his favourite; he had a dog, Husky, who sadly passed away.
He enjoys spending time with his family, and his favorite person is his little niece, whose photos he often shares on his social media accounts.
Montana announced the launch of its own clothing line called Pineywoods.
Age, height and power
Montana recently celebrated its 20e birthday. This boy has brown hair and green eyes, is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 65 kg.
According to sources, Montana earns about $20,000 per episode for his role in the “Young Sheldon” series, and as of early 2023, his net worth is estimated to be over $2 million.