Jake T. Austin
|Jake T. Austin
Go Diego Go!
Teens love Jake for his work on ‘Wizards of Waverly
Place’ and ‘Hotel For Dogs’, but he also voices a
character that your little brothers and sisters are
sure to know, Dora’s cousin Diego on the Nick Jr.
show ‘Go Diego Go!’ “Diego is an 8 year old,
kindhearted animal adventure hero who is always
determined to get something done and saving animals
is his hobby” said Jake of his role.
When asked to audition for the popular cartoon, he
came up with a plan. “I do a lot of imitations, like
for my sister. So when auditions came up for Diego I
tried to do a more masculine version of Dora.” He
landed the job!
Is Jake similar to his fun, young character of
Diego? “I’d say I’m kinda like Diego because we’re
both really, really energetic and we both love
animals. We both do stunts. The only difference is
that he lives in a rainforest in a tree and I
Jake is one young actor eager to make the
entertainment business his lifetime career. Not just
content to display his talent in front of the
camera, Jake would also like to try his hand at
writing and directing. At fifteen, he writes and
stars in his own popular web show titled ‘Tales of
Sebastian’ and wrote his own screenplay that was
recently published! “I have a really artistic view
on things. Lately I’m really into writing and
directing and photography and all of that. So, I’d
like to follow up on that and go to college to learn
all of that.” It sounds like Jake T. Austin’s
Hollywood success story is just beginning!
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