Who is Ron Jeremy? | Wiki, Age, Bio, Net Worth, Career, Relationship, Family


Ron Jeremy, also known as “The Hedgehog,” is an American pornographic actor, director, and stand-up comedian from Queens, New York. He earned the top spot in the list of 50 Top Porn Stars of All Time.


Early Career and Entry into Adult Film Industry:

Before his venture into the adult film industry, Ron Jeremy worked as a professional teacher and tried his luck in the Broadway Theater. However, he struggled to make money in that field. It was then that his girlfriend submitted his pictures to a magazine, and he seized the opportunity to start his career in adult movies.


Notable Non-Pornographic Movies:

Apart from his work in the adult film industry, Ron Jeremy has appeared in several non-pornographic films such as “Killing Zoe,” “52 Pick Up,” “Ghostbusters,” “Caged Fury,” “Tales from the Crapper,” “I am Virgin,” and “Killer School Girls from Outer Space.”


Early Life and Education:

Born on March 12, 1953, in Queens, USA, Ron Jeremy, whose full name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, hails from a middle-class Jewish family with ancestors from Russia and Poland. He completed his education at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School and earned his BA in Theater Arts and MA in Special Education from Queens College, New York City. He has a brother named Larry Hyatt and a sister named Susan Hyatt.


Sexual Harassment Allegations:

Ron Jeremy has faced numerous sexual harassment allegations from several women. He has been banned from conventions and events by Exxxotica organizers due to these allegations. In June 2020, he was charged with four counts of sexual harassment cases registered with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. If found guilty, he could face up to 90 years of prison time.


Personal Life and Relationships:

In the early 1970s, Ron Jeremy was a struggling actor when his old girlfriend helped him by clicking his photos for Playgirl magazine. He has been in an open relationship with Natalie for several years. Additionally, he has admitted to being romantically involved with Tanya Lawson.


Physical Statistics:

Ron Jeremy stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) and weighs 154 pounds (70 kg). He has black eyes and black hair.


Net Worth:

As of 2020, Ron Jeremy’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million USD. His earnings primarily come from his acting work, and he is known for his extensive filmography.


Interesting Facts:

Ron Jeremy has several nicknames, including R.J, David Elliot, Big Daddy, Ronnie, and The Hedgehog.

He has appeared in various television shows and documentaries apart from his work in films.

In 2013, he underwent surgery for an aneurysm near his heart and spent three weeks in the hospital.

Ron Jeremy has ventured into other businesses, including owning a nightclub, but faced legal issues leading to its closure.




Ron Jeremy’s career as a pornographic actor and comedian has been eventful, but he has also faced serious allegations that may have significant consequences for his future. Despite the controversies, he remains an influential figure in the adult film industry and has left his mark on various entertainment projects throughout his career.