Johnson, originally from Illinois, now living in Los Angeles, co-stars in Fox sitcom New Girl. He starred in Paper Heart and has appeared in Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Jake's secret crush is his co-star from New Girl, Zooey Deschanel.
Jake's favorite television show is Cheers.
If Jake wasn't an actor, he'd want to be a professional basketball player, if he had the skills to do so.
Jake enjoys hiking through Griffith Park in Los Angeles.
The first car Jake ever owned was a 1981 Chevette.
Jake is a big Chicago Cubs fan.
Jake's favorite food is a cheeseburger.
Jake stands 5 feet, 7 inches tall.
Jake says when he first met his wife, he had roughly $400 to his name and a disgusting mustache he was trying to grow.
Jake was accepted into the Tisch School of the Arts for his dramatic writing.
In college, Jake wrote his first play about a man, working in a gorilla house, who is extremelydevastated following a gorilla's death.
Jake attended the University of Iowa for two years.
As a kid, Jake watched Chris Farley and Tina Fey at the Second City comedy club in Chicago.
Jake took an interest in the arts after his mother, who was an artist. Of course, Jake took a different direction and into theater arts.
Jake was the youngest child of his single mother.
Jake is a member of the Interstate 5 Tennis Association.
Jake is part Irish.
Jake is a member of his local Sunday Men's Basketball League.
He is married to Erin Payne, an artist.
Jake: (on working with Zooey Deschanel) She's a super-talent. It's really good to work with her.
Jake: (on which guy on his show is the hottest) I think my character's the hottest because he hates himself.