Jon-Michael Ecker, also known as Jon Ecker and Michael William Ecker, is an actor from the United States. Jon Ecker was born in San Marcos, Texas, to Brazilian actor Guy Ecker and an American mother. He was raised in Texas and graduated from U.C.S.B. with a degree in aquatic biology before travelling to Mexico City to pursue acting. Jon began his career in Latin America before returning to the United States in 2014 to work in the Hollywood industry.
Jon-Michael Ecker Biography/Wiki
|Stage Name||Jon-Michael Ecker|
|Real Name||Jon-Michael Ecker|
|Nick name||Jon Ecker|
|Birthday||March 16, 1983|
|Birthplace||San Marcos, United States|
|Hometown||San Marcos, Texas, United States|
|University||University of California, Santa Barbara|
Jon-Michael Ecker Physical Appearance
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
Jon-Michael Ecker’s family and siblings
Jon was born to his mother, who has not been identified, and his father, Guy Ecker. Guy, his father, is a well-known actor in Latin America. He is famous for his work in telenovelas and is Brazilian. We know his mother is American, even if we don’t know her name. As a result of his father’s marriage to Estela Sainz, Jon also has three step-siblings. Growing up, he discovered a passion for performing, contributing to his professional success.
Jon-Michael Ecker’s professional life and career
Jon-Michael Ecker began his acting career in 2010 with the Spanish television series Nia de mi Corazón, in which he had a supporting role. Later, he made guest appearances in several well-known television programs, including El Equipo, La Fuerza del Destino, Major Crimes, Narcos, and Queen of the South.
He played the lead role in several well-known television programs, including Popland, Gossip Girl: Acapulco, and Corazón Valiente. The success of these television shows helped him gain a lot of popularity. His acting in these films also earned him a sizable fan base. The Watchful Eye, Firefly Lane, and Chicago Fire, among others, were among the popular Hollywood television shows in which he later starred.
Jon-Michael Ecker Movies and T.V. shows
|2010||Niña de mi corazón||El Mudra|
|2011||El Equipo||Mike||Episodes: “La escritora” and “Los periodistas”|
|2011||La fuerza del destino||Croupier||Episode: “Vuelve a caer”|
|2011||Popland!||Ari Morales||Main role; 70 episodes|
|2012– 2013||Corazón valiente||Pablo Peralta||Main role|
|2013||Gossip Girl: Acapulco||Nicolás “Nico” de la Vega||Main role; 26 episodes|
|2015||Major Crimes||Jake||Episode: “Blackout”|
|2015– 2016||Narcos||The Lion||4 episodes|
|2016– 2019||Queen of the South||El Güero||Main role (seasons 1–3); guest role (season 4); 21 episodes|
|2016||NCIS: New Orleans||Ramon Morel||Episode: “Outlaws”|
|2017||Criminal Minds||Zeke Daniels||Episode: “Seek and Destroy”|
|2018||Sideswiped||Bobby Garcia||Episode: “Hard Maybe”|
|2018||For Love||Charlie Lapree|
|2021||Chicago Fire||Lieutenant Greg Grainger||Recurring role|
|2021||Firefly Lane||Max Brody||Recurring role|
|2021||Gingerbread Miracle||Alex Casillas|
|2023||The Watchful Eye||Scott||Recurring role|
Jon-Michael Ecker’s relationships, wife, and divorce
Although Jon-Michael prefers to keep the specifics of his romantic relationships to himself, he has given his followers a peek. A well-known Mexican actress with about 40 film and television credits, Ingrid Martz and Jon-Michael were romantically involved between 2006 and 2010.
The Mexican actress and model Barbara Mori and Jon-Michael started dating in 2012. In 2014, they got married in a small ceremony only their closest friends and family attended. However, the pair separated a few years later.
Jon-Michael Ecker’s girlfriend
Since 2019, the 40-year-old actor has been in a relationship with 32-year-old Laura James, an actress and model. While we don’t know how the pair met, it might have happened on set (both were on prominent primetime T.V. shows simultaneously—Ecker on Chicago Fire and James on S.W.A.T.).
In November 2019, the pair shared their first photo. Ecker’s Instagram post wished James a happy 29th birthday. “There are very few people I’ll wear nice clothes for, so let’s wish this one a happy birthday. Enjoy what’s left of your 20s because before you know it, you’ll be as old as me,” he wrote in the caption.
At Tennessee’s President James K. Polk Home and Museum, Jon-Michael Ecker and Laura James exchanged vows with family and friends in October 2022. They shared a few of their wedding images on Instagram to mark the occasion.
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Jon-Michael Ecker and Laura James’ baby announcement
Jon Ecker announced on March 9 that the couple was expecting their first child. He announced the news with a photo of James cradling her baby bump.
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James reacted to her husband’s post, saying, “Love you, you’re going to be the best dad.”
Actress Kara Killmer of Chicago Fire congratulated the pair in a comment on Ecker’s post, writing, “Congrats, Jon! So happy for you both, and what a fun little peanut you already have!” They also received a comment from Queen of the South actress Veronica Verónica Falcón, who wrote: “Omg!!!!!! Congrats, you guys!!! Felicidades!!!!! Laura James and you, dear Jon, wow!!!”
The couple was blessed with a little girl on July 31, 2023. Both announced the name of their child by taking to Instagram and posting sweet Polaroid pictures with the caption,” Ellie James Ecker 🤍 July 31, 2023. We are still processing the most incredible experience of our lives. She came into this world when she felt ready to and gave me the most incredible, unmedicated dream birth experience of my life. I wish I could go back and experience it all over. Our hearts are exploding, and we have never felt this love. This first week with you, baby girl, has been everything and more. This is just the beginning.”
Jon-Michael Ecker’s Hobbies and Other Interests
More than 220,000 people follow Jon-Michael Ecker on Instagram, where he has posted over 1,000 photos and is very active. Most of his photos show him going about his daily life.
Summer is Jon-Michael’s favourite season because he likes sailing, swimming in the ocean, and playing beach sports.
Jon enjoys travelling, and his acting job has led him to a few U.S. states. Although some people think he hasn’t seen Europe yet, his ideal travel destination is Los Angeles, California.
Because of his frequent gym visits and physical activity, Jon-Michael Ecker maintains a muscular physique.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, and Angelina Jolie are a few of Jon-Michael’s favourite actors and actresses, and “Catch Me If You Can,” “The Sleepers,” and “The Irishman” are a few of his favourite films.