Who is Jimmy Karz? Here is All You Should Know About His Career and Relationship

Jimmy Karz, the popular child actor of Matilda, is now a medical doctor.

Skillfully transitioning from Jimmy Karz to Doctor Jimmy Karz sure takes some grit, guts, and resolve. How else can you explain leaving a more glamourous, thrilling, exhilarating, and fast-paced life for a quiet, understated existence?

Really, no one ever thought that the child actor with promising prospects in acting would quit acting. And I bet that till now you struggle to reconcile Jimmy Karz and Doctor Jimmy Karz as one. Yes, he is the same person, not his clone or his twin, or anyone else for that matter.

When a promising star leaves the path to stardom to take a white-collar job, fans have to question the move. We question the move too and like you, we are thirsty to know what became of Jimmy Karz. What his career is like right now and his relationship, having transited from an almost obsessed kid to the hot man he is now. Find these out in this article.

Fast Facts on Jimmy Karz

Do you know Jimmy Karz beyond the fact that he’s the child actor of Matilda? Here are quick facts you should know about the actor turned doctor.

  • Name: Jimmy Karz
  • Nationality: American
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 36
  • Famous For: Acting
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Girlfriend: N/A
  • Net worth: $1.5 million
  • Height: N/A
  • Weight: N/A
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Jimmy Karz Bio

To begin with, there are conflicting records about the birth anniversary of the Matilda Star, Jimmy Karz. Born James Elliot Karz, some records posit that his birthday is the 26th of July 1984. Some others disagree with this and place his birthday on the 26th of January 1984. We choose the latter not the former.

Jimmy Karz was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He enjoys an intimate relationship with his family and his other older sibling. On growing up, he attended the Millikan Middle School (1998) and Grant High School (2002).

Jimmy Karz Career Timeline

Jimmy is appreciated for his roles as Bruce Bogtrotter in the movie Matilda (1996) and his subsequent appearance in Wedding Singer (1998). While still a child actor, Jimmy Karz starred in one episode of ER as a character named Alfred Clark. Then high school happened. So while we praise the young man for his brief stint in these movies, Jimmy played a fast one on us. While his fans patiently waited and hoped that Jimmy Karz pick up from where he stopped, he gave everyone a rude shock.

Anyway upon graduation from college (a degree in communication and media), Jimmy secured a job as Production Assistant on MTV. As part of his personal development goals, he offered to volunteer his service and time teaching low-income earners how to produce their food organically. This came easy for him simply because he was into community gardening. Teaching his interest to a willing audience, he discovered an avid interest in biology and chemistry.

Bearing in mind that he knew nothing about basic science, Jimmy went back to school to learn more about Biochemistry. Furthering his education in Medicine, he enrolled in the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. As part of his medical experiences, he traveled to Ecuador for a medical mission.

He was also active in the PCOM Chapter of the Jewish Medical Students Association. Jimmy became a medical doctor in 2017 and he is at present a resident with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He resides in New Brunswick, New York, and his favorite relaxation spot is the Fernandes Steakhouse.

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Jimmy and His Relationships

Jimmy may pass for a social recluse. He is a very private person and going by his sexual orientation he is straight. Notwithstanding this, there is no record of a girlfriend anywhere. In fact, the much we know about Jimmy’s relationship is that he enjoys a close relationship with his family, especially his older brother.

Some sources have it that he was in a relationship once but without the name of the lady in picture, the information is good as useless. Jimmy Karz keeps away from the media so it is hard to tell if he is currently in a relationship, but we believe he may not be able to hide his wedding from the media whenever it happens, if it happens.

Nevertheless, Jimmy Karz loves partaking in sports. He loves to play basketball and tennis, and he loves to go hiking. Strangely, for whatever personal reasons, Jimmy loves to shop at the H-Mart. He loves mangoes also.

Jimmy Karz Net Worth

By drawing analogies from entertainment to his practice as a medical doctor, Jimmy is bound to prosper. Already Jimmy Karz is worth $1.5 million, and this was what he grossed from acting. He would worth more than this when he finally becomes well established as a doctor.

However, we may not know this if Jimmy Karz keeps every information about him away from the media. He has an Instagram page but there is no single post in it. There is a hashtag, however, dedicated to Jimmy Karz.

Check out this post under the hashtag #jimmykarz!


Narrating his career progressions, you will discover and quite agree with us that Jimmy Karz deserves accolades. First for delighting, amusing, and entertaining us and now for teaching, healing, and serving us. And he does this with the strength and diligence he is known for; he serves us in our best interest.

He deserves sincere admiration simply because not everyone can bury his ambitions for another albeit a stranger. Undoubtedly, Jimmy proves that life does always provide second chances for us all to stop at nothing to become what we want to be. So, choose your path, regardless of how far you have come.

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