Jack Griffo
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Full Name

Jack Davis Griffo



Date of Birth

December 11, 1996

Place of Birth


Eye Color




Jack Davis Griffo (born December 11, 1996)[1] is an American actor and singer. He currently stars as Maximus Octavius "Max" Thunderman on the Nickelodeon series, The Thundermans. He also had a starring role in the Nickelodeon original movie, Jinxed. In 2013, he released his debut single, "Slingshot".

Acting career

Griffo first made appearances in 2011, on shows like Kickin' It[2] and Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures[3] as an extra, then moved to other acting jobs. Griffo currently stars in the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans as Max Thunderman, started in 2013, the evil one of the twins (his sister Pheobe is played by Kira Kosarin).[4][5] Griffo also starred along with Ciara Bravo in the Nickelodeon original film Jinxed.[6] He also made several guest appearances on See Dad Run as Xander McGinley,[4] and Jessie as Brett Summers.[4]

Griffo starred alongside Isabela Moner, Tony Cavalero, and Jace Norman in the Nickelodeon original movie Splitting Adam, which aired on February 16, 2015.[7] He played the role of Billy, the boyfriend of Ian Ziering's daughter, in the syfy original movie Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!.[8] In 2016, Griffo guest starred in season 7 finale of NCIS: Los Angeles as a military cadet named McKenna.[9]

Music career

Griffo has a YouTube channel where he posts music covers. As of February 2015, the channel has over 54,000 subscribers and over 4.9 million views.[10] Griffo released a single with his friend, Kelsey, "Hold Me", on October 17, 2011.[11] The music video for "Hold Me" was released on October 29, 2011, and received over 3 million views.[12] He released his debut solo single, "Slingshot" on November 13, 2013, which features Douglas James.[13] The music video for "Slingshot" was released on Griffo's YouTube channel on January 14, 2014, and has received over 1 million views.[14]



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Sound of My Voice Young Peter
2012 What I Did Last Summer: First Kiss Johnny Short film
2012 American Hero Big Brother
2012 East of Kensington Peter Pan Short film
2014 Back-Up Beep Beep System Paul Short film
2017 Those Left Behind[15] Noah


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Kickin' It Benny "All the Wrong Moves" (Season 1, Episode 7)
2011 Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures Surf Team Member
2013 Marvin Marvin Ellis
2013 Jessie Brett "Somebunny's in Trouble" (Season 2, Episode 19)
2013 See Dad Run Xander McGinley Recurring role
2013 Jinxed Brett O'Leary Television film (Nickelodeon)
2013–present The Thundermans Max Thunderman Lead role
2014 The Haunted Hathaways Max Thunderman "The Haunted Thundermans" (Season 2, episode 9)
2014 AwesomenessTV Himself "Teen Challenge" (Season 2, Episode 1)
2015 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Himself "Go Hollywood" (Season 2, Episode 11)
2015 Splitting Adam Vance Hansum Television film (Nickelodeon)
2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! [16] Billy Television film (Syfy)
2016 NCIS: Los Angeles McKenna "Talion" (Season 7, Episode 24)
2016 Henry Danger Max Thunderman Crossover: "Danger & Thunder" (Season 2, Episode 17)


Year Song Notes
2011 "Hold Me"
(with Kelsey)
(as Kelsey & Jack)
2013 "Slingshot" Single from Jinxed

Awards and Nominations

Griffo has been nominated for two Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite TV Actor, the first in 2014,[17] The second in 2015, [18] and was nominated again for the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite TV Actor. But in the 2016 Kids-choice-awards The Thundermans won best Kid's Television Show

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Kids' Choice Award Favorite TV Actor The Thundermans Nominated
2015 Nominated
2016 Nominated

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