Jared Joseph Leto is american actor, lead singer of alternative band 30 Seconds to Mars. He is the director of many music videos under the pseudonym of Bartholomew Cubbins.
Jared Leto was born on December 26, 1971 in Bossière City, Louisiana. He has an older brother, Shannon.
Constance Leto, a former circus performer, has brought up Jared and Shannon alone after her divorce from their father and then married again.
Jared grew up initiative and self-confident child. Already in the 12 years he got his first job - a dishwasher in a small diner in Virginia, and in 16 years has worked part time doorman. As a child,Leto often traveled with his family.
In 1989, Jared graduated from 10th grade of Newton North High School, and has finished training in Flint Hill Preparatory in Oakton, Virginia. For a long time Jared was fond of painting. After college, he entered the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Then he was interested in acting, and he enrolled at the School of Visual ARC in New York, where he mastered the profession of director. While studying there Jared starred in his own film «Crying Joy»
Jared has appeared in 24 films. His first major role was Jordan Catalano in the TV series My So- Called Life(1994). In the same year he starred in the independent film The Cool & The Crazy. And Leto's debut on the big screen was a bit part in the 1995 film How to Make An American Quilt. He also appears in the Summer Fling(1996), Prefontaine(1997), The Thin Red Line(1998). In 2000, J.Leto has a major role in the movie Requiem for a Dream. In 2004, Jared has played the role of Hephaestion, the friend of Macedon, in Alexander. Yet he played a major role in Mr. Nobody, Chapter 27.
In 1998, Jared has organized a group that became known as "30 Seconds to Mars». To date, Jared Leto is guitarist and vocalist of the group,and his brother Shannon is drummer,Tomo Milicevic is guitarist. Bass guitarist Matt Vokter left the group March 1, Temporarily replaces him, Tim Kelleher but an official member of the group it is not yet considered.
For 10 years, 30 Seconds to Mars released three albums - the same name in 2002, «A Beautiful Lie» in 2005 and «This is war» in 2009
Jared is director of 8 music video. Each one of them is special. From Yesterday is the first clip, which is completely removed in the Republic of China. Money received using A Beautiful Lie have been transferred to the charity. Hurricane lasts about 13 minutes.
seconds to mars visited Russia many time. For example in 2008 year rock-group visited Muz TV music award and 2010 presented their last albom for Russians and Jared shocked fans whith his blue hair.
During his career Leto changed his style, hairstyles, but inside he remained the same.