He went from being the pudgy, curly haired one to find himself in 2018 with two Oscar nominations to his name, an acclaimed directorial debut, and being on GQ’s best-dressed list. And that’s only one of the many reasons why we love Jonah Hill.
Hill’s hilarious portrayal of Seth in Superbad cemented him as one of our generation’s favorite comedic actors. But Jonah Hill is no joke. In fact, in the last few years, Jonah has emerged as one of its most dynamic stars.
But aside from his outstanding acting, there are far many more reasons why the actor and director has also become an internet folk hero. How did he get here?
In honor of his 35th birthday, here are 10 reasons why we love Jonah Hill and why you should too. Click through our photo gallery above to learn why in 2018, we find ourselves in the middle Hillenaissance.