Montana Jordan is an American actor, possibly known best for the role of George “Georgie” Cooper Jr. in the TV series “Young Sheldon”. He seems to enjoy his role in the series, focusing all his attention and energy on Georgie.
Early life, family, educational background
Montana Jordan was born on 8 March 2003, in Longview, Texas USA, to his mother Kelli Pieratt Smith who is a first-grade teacher, and father Tony Jordan, but the details about his occupation are unknown. The actor has two siblings, Jaden and Katelli Jordan. Montana loves spending time with Jaden’s daughter Madi and posting pictures with her on his Instagram account. People considered her to be his daughter, but judging by his family’s social accounts, Madi is certainly his niece.
Montana attended Ore City High School where he played for Rebels National Football Team, or matriculating in 2021, but apparently hasn’t enrolled at university, nor pursued a career in football, but he wasn’t planning to start working in the entertainment industry either. Montana always had a cheerful and outgoing personality, which is exactly why he was pushed to audition for the upcoming movie.
Montana made a debut in the industry with his portrayal of Jaden Ferguson in the movie “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter” in which he plays the role of the main character’s (Buck Ferguson) son. The movie is an American comedy-drama, which centers around a family reunion and tells the story of a weekend adventure. The film was reviewed critically for its production, but even negative feedback underlined the talents of the actors themselves. Montana had the chance to play alongside talented actors such as Josh Brolin, Danny McBride, Carrie Coon, and Scoot McNairy. Allegedly, the young actor had to beat the harsh competition to get the role and was chosen between 10,000 applicants. According to sources, he even had to learn to play acoustic guitar to prepare for the role.
Montana achieved a breakthrough in 2017, when he was cast for the role of Georgie, Sheldon Cooper’s older brother in the CBS television series “Young Sheldon”. The show explores the childhood of Sheldon Cooper from “The Big Bang Theory” and displays the struggles he faces as a mathematics lover and young genius. Montana’s character, Georgie, doesn’t like the attention Sheldon is getting and harbors negative emotions as he gets mocked by his brother and grandma for his failure at school. He drops out of school but he eventually manages to turn his life around. Montana has grown on the show, appearing on the screen as a teenager and turning into a man along the way. Young Sheldon was renewed for a sixth season, set to air in September 2022.
Montana made a brief appearance on “The Big Bang Theory” in 2018, when he portrayed Georgie in the episode “The VCR Illumination”.
Later that year, Montana was nominated for the Young Artist Award in the category Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Teen Actor for his portrayal of Georgie in “Young Sheldon”, however, the award went to Dylan Duff for his role in “Teens 101”.
As of mid-2022, it’s unknown whether Montana is working on other projects.
Montana prefers to lead a discrete personal life, and doesn’t share information about having a girlfriend or a partner. There haven’t been any rumors about his relationships either. On his social media channels, he mainly posts work-related content and shares pictures displaying the time he spends with his family. As it’s been revealed, family is really important for the young actor. He loves spending time with his siblings and niece and seems to have a great relationship with his mother. When got cast for his debut movie, Jordan traveled back home to say goodbye to his family and then returned to the set in North Carolina to start rehearsing and filming.
Tune in!!! pic.twitter.com/FaWXQVTVrq
— Montana Jordan (@MontanaJordan7) March 6, 2020
As of now, aged 19, Montana hasn’t married or been engaged, and doesn’t have any children (contrary to the rumors about Madi).
Hobbies, favorite things, and interesting facts
Montana Jordan shared on his Twitter account that he didn’t know how strong his accent was until he traveled to California, complaining that nobody understood what he was saying. He was quite active on Twitter, but he hasn’t posted anything since 2021. However, he’s active on his Instagram account and shares his daily life with more than 245,000 followers. He doesn’t seem to be engaging in brand collaborations, as he mainly posts about his work, family and friends.+
As a child, Montana loved playing outdoors, spending most of his childhood racing dirt bikes and engaging in Motocross racing. He‘s also become enthusiastic about hunting, taught by his father.
The actor is close to his co-stars Iain Armitage and Raegan Revord. The three spend a lot of time together off the set, going on adventurous pursuits or just hanging out.
Montana had a dog named Molly whom he used to adore, but unfortunately it passed away in 2020.
Appearance, clothing style
Montana Jordan’s height is 5ft 7ins (170cm) and his weight is approximately 132lbs (60kgs). He has light brown hair – ow also growing a beard – blue eyes, and tanned skin. He has an athletic body as he exercises frequently. Montana prefers casual attire, usually wearing t-shirts and jeans, especially when he’s back home. He likes wearing caps when he’s outside, but he doesn’t seem to wear any other accessories. He also sports cowboy and casual boots if he’s not wearing sneakers.
Net worth and salary
Montana Jordan’s estimated net worth is close to $2 million, mainly earned from his acting career, particularly, from his role in “Young Sheldon”. According to sources, he earns about $4,000 for a single episode. Regardless of his net worth and hefty salary, the young actor seems to prefer a simple and modest lifestyle. He’s never seen wearing designer clothes or accessories, nor is he seen driving luxury cars. It’s unknown whether Montana owns any real estate properties or businesses.