Who Is Jacob Nicholas Caan? Facts About James Caan’s Son

August 9, 2023   | August 23, 2023  | 

    Jacob Nicholas Caan (aka Jake Caan) is the youngest son of the late American actor James Caan and his fourth wife Linda Stokes. Despite being the star kid, Jacob prefers to stay away from the spotlight. However, back in 2020, Caan was spotted together with his famous dad taking a stroll with his wheelchair-bound dad in Los Angeles.

    So, what does Jacob do? Where does James’ youngest son now? Here, we have come up with some interesting facts about him including his family life, his parent’s relationship, and many more.

    Key Takeaways

    • Jacob Nicholas is the youngest son of The Godfather actor James Caan.
    • He has one brother and three half-siblings from his father’s four different marriages.
    • Jacob is currently a Sports Marketing Specialist at Team Sports Agency.
    • The youngest of Caan’s siblings now resides in Dallas.

    Jacob Nicholas Caan’s Date of Birth and Ethnicity

    Jacob was born on September 24, 1998, at UCLA Medical Center, in Los Angeles, California. He grew up together with his siblings and parents in his hometown.

    Further, with regard to ethnicity, Caan is Ashkenazi Jewish from his father’s side and Caucasian from his mother.

    Caan Is a Chapman University Graduate

    As for education, Caan attended Campbell Hall, a primary and secondary education institute. He then joined La Salle College Preparatory- Pasadena and studied there from 2014 to 2017. Later, the celebrity kid enrolled at Chapman University and graduated in 2021.

    Jacob Nicholas Caan’s Parents Had An On-And-Off Relationship 

    His parents James and Linda Stokes got married on October 7, 1995, in a low-key wedding ceremony. From their marriage, they soon welcomed their two little munchkins and led a beautiful family life for decades.

    Jacob Nicholas's mm and ad separated two times before their divorce
    Young Jacob with his brother and parents

    In 2005, the two suddenly announced their separation but they soon reconciled. However, even after their reconciliation, things between the two didn’t go well and the former couple again parted ways in 2009. Shortly after their second split, they got back together again for a few more years.

    Sadly, their on-and-off marital relationship permanently dissolved when The Godfather Actor filed for a divorce in 2017, citing irreconcilable differences.

    Prior to marrying Linda, James was already married three times. His first three wives were Dee Jay Mathis, Sheila Marie Ryan, and Ingrid Hajek.

    His Mom And Dad’s Custody Battle Over Jacob and His Brother

    After filing a divorce petition, Jacob’s dad requested joint custody, whereas his mom Linda demanded sole custody of their children and also sought spousal support. The court verdict was on the side of Linda and ordered James to pay $13,000 per month as child support for his two adult sons.

    However, Caan’s matriarch demanded more money from her former husband who at the time was in his 70s and wanted to retire. After their extra demand, James was, nevertheless, forced to take a minor role in films, taking all the reputation the late actor had earned throughout the years aside.

    How Many Siblings Does Jacob Nicholas Have?

    Jacob has one biological brother named James Arthur Caan who is three years older than him. The two siblings attended the same colleges and schools and shared a common interest in football too. Further, Caan has an older sister Tara Caan from his father’s first marriage.

    In a similar manner, Jacob is the half-brother to Scott Caan, son of James Caan with his second wife Sheila. Scott is an accomplished actor known for his role as Danny Williams in the series Hawaii Five-0. Also, he has one more half-brother Alexander James Caan from his dad’s third wife Ingrid. Alexander is an improviser as per his Insta bio.

    What Does Jacob Nicholas Caan Do? 

    As per his LinkedIn, James Caan’s son Jacob is currently a Sports Marketing Specialist at Team Sports Agency based in Dallas. He has been working here since September 2022.

    Before being a sports specialist, Caan worked in several other organizations. Let’s have a look at his work history.

    Working PlacePositionTaskPeriod
    Studio City Recreation CenterFootball CoachCoached 12-13 years of children in a recreational football leagueFeb 2017- May 2017
    O’ Gara GroupSales and Marketing InternMay 2018- Aug 2018
    Fontainebleau Miami BeachReal Estate DevelopmentMay 2019- Aug 2019
    Gussman Czako EstatesReal Estate AssistantPlan the project, analyzed the property, and othersApr 2021- Aug 2021
    7x MediaSports Marketing AssociateFeb 2022- present

    Is Jacob Nicholas Caan Dating A Girlfriend In 2023?

    Well, as per his Facebook information, Jacob is single at present. But since he is already in his 20s, it’s possible that he is dating someone but prefers to keep it private, who knows..

    Jacob’s Rare Outing With His Movie-Star Father Before His Death

    On February 25, 2020, Jacob, after many years, was spotted together with his father in public. He was seen along with his movie star dad taking him in a wheelchair. The father-son duo went out for dinner at the Vibrato Grill Jazz.

    Jacob with his father James
    Jacob with his father James

    Before that, they made a public appearance together at the Paramount Theater in Hollywood in January 2000.

    James Caan Died In 2022; What Was The Cause?

    On July 6, 2022, Jacob’s father James passed away at the age of 82 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He died of a heart attack that was caused by coronary artery disease.

    His body was buried at Eden Memorial Park Cemetery.

    He Is On Facebook

    Jacob has an account on Facebook under the name Jake Caan. He has 1.6k followers on his only found social media handles where he has shared his moments together with his friends and family. His last post was updated on October 15, 2019, in which he appeared chilling out with his friends.

    What Is Jacob’s Net Worth?

    He is reported to have a net worth of around $800,000. On the other hand, his famous dad James had an estimated net worth of $20 million at the time of his death.

    No doubt that after his father died, he must have inherited his father’s wealth.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Jacob Nicholas Caan
    Popular Name Jake
    Birth Place UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Birthday September 24, 1998
    Age 25 years
    Zodiac Libra
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Mixed
    Father James Caan
    Mother Linda Stokes
    Siblings James Arthur, Tara, Scott, and Alexander
    School Campbell Hall and  La Salle College Preparatory- Pasadena
    College Chapman University
    Profession Sports Marketing Specialist
    Net Worth $800,000
    Height 5 feet and 9 inches
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Blonde
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Married
    Relationship Status Single