Montana Jordan, the 15-year-old actor who steals the spotlight as Georgie on the hit show “Young Sheldon,” is not just making waves for his stellar performance but also for his impressive paycheck. The young talent is reported to be earning a substantial $18,200 for every episode of the new season, according to details from his contract obtained by TMZ.
This significant bump in earnings showcases the growing success and popularity of the show, and it reflects the undeniable talent and charisma that Montana brings to his role as Georgie. His journey from a small town in east Texas to a sought-after TV star is an inspiring tale of talent meeting opportunity.
Montana’s foray into the entertainment industry was far from conventional. With no prior acting experience, his journey began when the residents of his tight-knit community in Ore City, Texas, recognized his funny and outgoing personality. Encouraged by the locals, Montana responded to a local casting call at the age of 12, setting in motion a series of events that would change his life.
In a remarkable turn of events, Montana beat out nearly 10,000 kids for his acting debut, landing a role opposite Josh Brolin in the independent feature “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter.” The film, produced by Scott Rudin and directed by Jody Hill, marked the beginning of Montana’s venture into the world of acting and was released in December 2017.
Now, at 14, Montana Jordan is not just making headlines for his acting chops but is set to make his mark on television with “Young Sheldon.” His outdoorsy upbringing, love for dirt bike racing since the age of 5, and avid interest in hunting contribute to the depth and authenticity he brings to his roles.
His dedication to his craft is further exemplified by his commitment to learning the acoustic guitar in preparation for his debut film role as Jaden. Montana’s multifaceted talents and diverse interests have undoubtedly played a role in his rapid ascent in the entertainment industry.
Born in Longview, Texas, on March 8, Montana Jordan’s journey from a small-town kid to a television sensation is a testament to his passion, perseverance, and the unwavering support of those who recognized his potential. As fans eagerly await each new episode of “Young Sheldon,” they not only witness the growth of a character but also the blossoming career of a young actor destined for greatness. For the latest updates and a glimpse into Montana’s life, follow him on Twitter @MontanaJordan7 and Instagram @jordan.montana.