Have you seen the Percy Jackson movie series? Then chances are you know Jake Abel. He portrayed the role of Luke Castellan. He’s also known for his role as Adam Milligan in the CW series Supernatural.
Jake Abel Biography
Jake was born November 18, 1987, as Jacob Allen Abel in Canton, Ohio, the son of Kim and Mike Abel. Abel has a brother named Scott. As a child, Abel was home-schooled by his mother Kim. He is of German, Swiss-German, and English descent.
As a child, Abel started to appear in commercials. After graduating from high school, he started acting in 2005. He began his career as a caretaker by appearing in three episodes of the TV series Threshold. Also in 2005, Abel was given a role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Go Figure. He continued to star in other Disney productions, including an episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
He also starred in episodes of Cold Case and CSI: Miami. In 2008, he had a small role in Strange Wilderness and appeared in the indie movie Tru Loved. Abel also had a role in Flash of Genius, for which he received a Rising Star Award at the 16th Hampton International Film Festival.
He starred in The Lovely Bones, a film based on the novel by Alice Sebold. In 2009 he appeared in the web series Angel of Death. From 2009 to 2010 Abel played the recurring role of Adam Milligan/Michael in Supernatural.
Abel’s biggest breakthrough in his career came in 2010 when he got the role of Luke Castellan in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. His role earned him an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight and a Teen Choice Award for Best Fight.
He resumed his role in the 2013 sequel, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Abel starred in 2011 in the teen science fiction action thriller, I’m Number Four. Despite the negative reviews from critics, the film managed to capture three times its budget at box offices worldwide.
Abel portrayed Ian O’Shea in the romantic science fiction thriller film Der Gastgeber from 2013, which was based on Stephenie Meyer’s novel of the same name and filmed by Twilight. Abel’s other films include Against the Sun (2014), Good Kill (2014), Love and Mercy (2014), and Almost Friends (2016). In recent years, Jake Abel has slowed down his acting performance, but he was spotted at the 2018 Golden Globes awards and made it to the after-party.
Relationship With Selena Gomez
There have been online research into Selena Gomez’s relationship with a certain Abel, but it was discovered that Abel is not Jake, but Abel Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd. Selena and Abel began their relationship in January 2017, but separated in October 2017, a few weeks after moving in together.
1. Jake Abel is a married man.
Jake on November 9, 2013, tied the knot with screenwriter
Allie Wood, whom he has known since she was a teenager. Her works include Color Me Olsen (2007) and Anna Dressed in Blood, Alone (2009). She is also editor of Style File Daily. The couple got engaged on New Year’s Eve in Times Square in New York.
According to People rep, the wedding of Abel and Wood was a romantic wedding that took place in New Orleans, and of course, a brass band was involved. Wood wore a strapless dress by Monique Lhuillier, while Abel looked smart in a Prada suit.
The couple did not hesitate to rave about each other on their respective social media sites.
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Four years ago today a dream came true. Because four years ago today I had the honor of marrying the kindest, most elegant, most beautiful woman I’ve ever known. She’s my best friend, my confidant and my strongest supporter. (To call her my rock would serve a proportionally grave injustice.) Four years ago today my life was forever enriched because four years ago today, she said “yes.” Thank you Mom + Dad Wood for this greatest gift. Thank you @alliewood for choosing me. (Now let’s all get drunk and celebrate like we’re back in New Orleans🍾🍾🍾🍾)
2. Abel loves cooking, which he describes as “refined art”. Refined and noble”.
3. He is good friends with his co-star from The Host, Max Irons, and Kyle Gallner.
4. Jake Abel stands at 6 feet 1inches (1.85 m) tall.