Jared's on a song

Dec 25, 2013, 22:47 IST | The Centrestage Team

American actor, musician, singer and songwriter Jared Leto celebrates his birthday today, CS gives you some interesting trivia on him

American actor, musician, singer and songwriter Jared Leto celebrates his birthday today, CS gives you some interestingtrivia on him.

>> He has English, Cajun (French) and Spanish ancestry. Leto was his stepfather’s surname.

>> Jared Leto is earning Oscar buzz for his role as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club.

>> After the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Leto and his bandmates raised $100,100 for Haitian relief. The charity auction included concert tickets, an exclusive backstage meet and greet, and dinner with the band.

>> While preparing for his role as a heroin addict in the movie Requiem for a Dream (2000), Jared lost 28 pounds by starving himself and also abstained from getting physically intimate with then-fiancee Cameron Diaz.

>> Leto is a vegan. He was nominated several times as one of the sexiest vegetarians in the world.

>> His hobbies include snowboarding, skateboarding, hiking, writing songs, reading and painting. 

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