|Real Name||Jon Paul Piques|
|Born||June 30, 1986|
|Birthplace||Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5′ 8” or 172cm|
|College||Humber College, Toronto, Ontario|
|Qualification||Sales and Marketing|
|Father Name||Joao Piques|
|Occupation(s)||Footballer, Actor, Director, Internet Celebrity|
|Year Active||2018 – Present|
Jon Paul Piques is a Canadian Actor, Director, Internet celebrity, and former Soccer player. He was born on June 30, 1986, and his birthplace is Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada. His height is about 5′ 8”. His father’s name is Joao Piques. He completed his graduation from Humber College, Toronto, Ontario in Sales and Marketing.
More About Jon Paul Piques
- Piques played as a goalkeeper during his youth and was scouted by Sporting CP through his father’s contacts at the Lisbon club.
- Piques was underage, and FIFA rules determined that he had to return to Canada.
- During his time there, he became close friends with Miguel Veloso and Cristiano Ronaldo.
- He went back to Portugal after turning eighteen, to play for Beja and then for Braga’s reserve team, before returning to Canada to play one season with the Montreal Impact.
- In 2007, he played with Montreal’s reserve team Trois-Rivières Attak in the Canadian Soccer League, where he won the Open Canada Cup.
- The following season, he played with division rivals the Italia Shooters, where he won the International Division title.
Social Media Career
- Piques decided to change career paths and attended Humber College, majoring in marketing and sales.
- After college, Piques worked as a business insurance salesman but later moved to Los Angeles following initial success on social media.
- Piques’ breakthrough on social media was through Vine, where he posted comedic videos on his way back and forth to his insurance job.
- After that, Piques expanded into Facebook where he was in the top 10 content creators.
- Pique’s also collaborations with other Vine stars such as Jerry Purpdrank, Curtis Lepore, Amanda Cerny, Lele Pons, Max Jr, and King Bach.
- Piques was a featured speaker in the 2016 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, where he led the panel about the rise of social media in today’s world.
- In 2018, Piques had a voice role in a six-part animated series Super Slackers, directed by Simpsons director David Silverman.
- In 2019, he appeared in Airplane Mode, a film featuring several internet celebrities and co-written by the Paul brothers.
|2018||Super Slackers||David Silverman|
|2019||Airplane Mode||David Dinetz|