- NAME: Jared Leto
- OCCUPATION: Actor, Singer
- BIRTH DATE: December 26, 1971 (Age: 42)
- Did You Know?: Jared Leto has a wolf as a pet.
- Did You Know?: In 2011, Jared Leto's band, 30 Seconds to Mars, set a Guinness World Record for longest concert tour by a rock band—300.
- EDUCATION: University of the Arts, School of Visual Arts
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Bossier City, Louisiana
- Full Name: Jared Leto
- AKA: Bartholomew Cubbins
- ZODIAC SIGN: Capricorn
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Jared Leto is an actor known for roles in the films Requiem for a Dream and Dallas Buyers Club. He is also co-founder and lead singer of the rock band 30 Seconds to Mars.
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The band has a loyal following, especially in Europe. Leto calls 30 Seconds to Mars' supporters "the echelon" instead of "fans." By 2013, the group had sold more than 10 million copies of their four albums. Additionally, they set a Guinness World Record for longest concert tour by a rock band—300—in 2011.
In 2014, Leto won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his role as a transgendered woman named Rayon in the film Dallas Buyers Club (2013). Leto lost 30 pounds for the role, which marked his return to acting after a six-year hiatus.
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