Jake Johnson was born on May 28, 1978 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for New Girl (2011), Lets Be Cops (2014) and 21 Jump Street (2012). He is married to Erin Payne. Member of the Sunday Mens Basketball League. Member of The Interstate 5 Tennis Association. His father is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family (from Hungary, Poland, and Russia). His mothers ancestry is English, Irish, and Polish Catholic. Mother Eve Johnson. Father Ken Weinberger. Brother Dan Johnson. Sister Rachel Johnson. Raised by a single mother and took her last name during high school.