Who is Jane Hajduk?
Jane Hajduk may be best recognized as Tim Allen’s wife, but she is an actress herself, with roles in such films as “Zoom” (2006) and “Year by the Sea” (2016), among several other accomplishments.
Jane Hajduk Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Jane Hajduk was born on 26 October 1996, in Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA, the daughter of Matthew J. Hajduk and his wife Elizabeth Hajduk.
Of Hungarian ancestry, Jane has refused to comment on her early childhood; as a result, information about her siblings, if any, and educational background remains unknown.
Jane’s acting career started in 1993 with the part of Angela in the crime film “Sex Crimes”, directed by M.L. Behrman, and starred Jack Klarr, Dave Schiesser and Margot Hope. She had a few other minor appearances in the ’90s, including in the short film “Nothing Man” as Maegan, and as Lisa in the popular TV medical-drama series “Chicago Hope”.
She started the new millennium with a minor role in the comedy-drama series “Joe Somebody” (2001), starring her future husband, Tim Allen.
She struggled to make any notable appearances in the next few years, securing only minor roles, including Attractive Woman in the TV crime-drama series “NCIS”, and as News Reporter in the comedy film “The Shaggy Dog”.
Jane continued to appear in her husband’s films, including the award-winning action-adventure film “Zoom” (2006), based on the book “Zoom’s Academy”, written by Jason Lethcoe.
Three years later, Jane appeared in the awarded comedy-drama film “Tales from the Catholic Church of Elvis!”, which starred Mercy Malick, Larry Gelman and Mary Eileen O’Donnell”.
She then took a hiatus until 2012, returning with an appearance in the TV series “Benchmarks”, and then in 2015, she was Paula Hess in the comedy-drama “Ovation”.
The following year, Jane portrayed Judy in the award-winning romantic comedy-drama film “Year by the Sea”, starring Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson and Celia Imrie.
Since then, Jane has made appearances in such projects as the short film “Unintended” and “Dirty Little Secret”, both in 2018.
She is currently working on the TV thriller series “Mind Masters”, in which she will co-star with Teller and Erica Duke.
As of early 2022, Jane Hajduk’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.7 million, earned through her successful acting career.
Personal Life, Relationship with Allen, Marriage, Children
Regarding her personal life, Jane has been married to Tim Allen since 2006. The two started dating in the early 2000s and, since the wedding ceremony have welcomed a daughter, Elizabeth, born in March 2009.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actress has dark brown hair and brown eyes. She stands at the height of 5ft 9ins (1.79m), weighs about 138lbs (63kgs), with vital statistics of 33-23-33, bra size 33C.
Jane Hajduk Husband, Tim Allen Biography
Timothy Alan Dick was born on 13 June 1953, in Denver, Colorado, USA, the son of Gerald M. Dick, a real estate agent, and his wife, Martha Katherine, a community-service worker. Tim has five siblings – two older and two younger brothers and a younger sister.
Sadly, his father died in a car accident in 1964 when Tim was 11 years old. Following his father’s death, his mother remarried to her high school sweetheart, and the entire family of six siblings moved to Birmingham, Michigan.
He went to Seaholm High School, where he attended music and theater classes. After matriculation, he enrolled at Central Michigan University, thend transferred to Western Michigan University, graduating in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications, specializing in radio and television production. He later received an honorary fine arts degree and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Western Michigan University in 1998.
Tim’s career started after friends dared him to participate in a comedy night at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak. He received positive praise for his performance, and then began appearing in local television commercials.
After being imprisoned for three years for being caught in possession of 650 grams of cocaine, Tim was forced to pause his budding career. However, he returned once released from prison in 1981.
He moved to Los Angeles, and started appearing at comedy clubs, including becoming a regular performer at The Comedy Store.
He made his acting debut in 1988 with a minor role in the film “Tropical Snow”, and three years later won his first significant role as Tim Taylor in the TV comedy series “Home Improvement”, starring in all 203 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series until its end in 1999, making him a star actor.
He enjoyed success throughout the ’90s, appearing in a number of prominent roles. In 1994, he starred in the film “The Santa Clause”, and for his next part, he voiced Buzz Lightyear in the blockbuster film “Toy Story”, and again voiced the beloved character in the sequel “Toy Story 2” in 1998. He ended the decade with the lead role in the “Galaxy Quest” sci-fi film, alongside Sigourney Weaver, Sam Rockwell and Alan Rickman.
His success continued into the 2000s, first as Joe Scheffer in the comedy film “Joe Somebody”, then the sequel to “The Santa Clause” in 2002, while in 2004 he was Luther Krank in the film “Christmas with the Kranks”.
In 2006 he reprised the starring role in the third installment of “The Santa Clause” franchise, entitled ‘The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”, and in 2010 again voiced Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story 3”.
His next prominent role was as Mike Baxter, a character based on his life in the TV comedy series “Last Man Standing” (2011-2021), which earned him numerous prestigious awards. Once again, he had proven his comedic and acting skills.
To speak further of his accomplishments, Tim featured in the western comedy-crime film “El Camino Christmas”, starring Dax Shepard, Kurtwood Smith, and Luke Grimes in 2017, and two years later voiced Buzz Lightyear again in the fourth installment of Disney’s famous film “Toy Story 4”.
Currently, he is working on the TV mini-series “The Santa Clause,” in which he will once again portray Scott Calvin. The series is scheduled for its premiere late in 2022.
According to sources, Tim Allen’s net worth has been estimated to be around $100 million as of early 2022.
Before Jane, Tim was married to Laura Deibel from 1984 to 2003, when their divorce was finalized, though they separated in 1999. He has a daughter Katherine with his ex-wife, born in 1989.
Tim is known for his support of the Republican Party, but has criticized those who took part in the 2021 United States Capitol attack.
An avid car enthusiast, he competed in endurance racing for Saleen in the ’90s, in a car he co-owned with the prominent car manufacturer, then also in the 24 Hours of Daytona.
He is known for his philanthropic work, having been focused on helping homeless people. Moreover, together with his wife, Tim is involved in Elton John’s AIDS foundation.