Quick Facts of Taliesin Axelrod Jaffe

  • Full NameTaliesin Axelrod Jaffe
  • Net Worth$1 million
  • Date of Birth19 January, 1977
  • NicknameTalis Axelrod
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles California
  • Ethnicity American
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActor, Voice actor, director, scriptwriter
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1983-1989 (live action), 2000-present (voice acting)
  • Eye colour Ligh grey
  • Hair colour Bald
  • BuildFit
  • Height168 cm
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
  • Horoscope Capricorn
Taliesin Jaffe

Do you know the person’s voice behind the Japanese mecha anime television series Neon Genesis Evangelion? He is non-other than American, actor, voice actor, ADR director, and scriptwriter Taliesin Jaffe. Some of his most notable works include  R.O.D the TV, Hellsing, and directed Beck: Mongilaiab chop. As a writer, he has written many articles and spoken as a guest lecturer at universities and libraries.

Jaffe features as the main cast member in the online tabletop role-playing game series named Critical role. So what about his personal life? Is he gay or bisexual, and what about his net worth?

Religious Background

Taliesin Jaffe was born as Taliesin Axelrod Jaffe on January 19, 1977, in Los Angeles, California. He was born to father, a math teacher and mother, Nine Axelrod. His mother is an American actress famous for reading for Rachael Character in popular science fiction noir Blade Runner, which featured Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. Likewise, Jaffe’s maternal grandfather is screenwriter and film director George Axelrod.

He started playing piano at a young age.
Jaffe clip from a commercial he starred. Source: Projectderailed

Additionally, Jaffe comes from a religious background and a patriarchal family. He grew interested in playing the piano from age seven with his mother. Sadly his parents opposed the idea of him becoming a musician. The 43-year-old attended primary and high school in Los Angeles and later decided to go to the University of California. He decided to study art and film production.

Since his parents didn’t allow him to pursue a career in music, he started working in a local bar as a waiter just to be surrounded by the music. Upon completion of the study, he moved to California and wrote the script for anime called ‘Mongolian Chop Squad.’


Jaffe is currently single as of 2020. Also, it becomes complicated to assume his relationship status since, in 2017, he admitted being bisexual. Unlike many people who are uncomfortable admitting of being bisexual, Jaffe did not hesitate to talk openly about his sexuality.

He admitted in 2017.
Jaffe admitted being Bisexual. Source: famous people

Going through his Instagram account, it seems like he is in a relationship with fellow actress Erika Ishii. The duo looks close and often posts pictures on their respective social media together. But none of them has confirmed anything on their relationship yet due to which let’s assume them to be good friends until now.

Net Worth-$1 million

Jaffe has a net worth of $1 million as of 2020. Although the exact figure of his earning is not available, he could be earning around $33,200, which is an average salary of the voice-over artist in the US. They make around $20 to $100 an hour. That makes annual earning around $68,785.

Likewise, he must have earned around $24,300 to $28,232 as a screenwriter. Also, as an actor, he has starred in more than dozens of movies and earned around $25,000. Some of his films include Space Dandy, Paranoia agent, and Chiaki Inaba husband  Eiichiro Oda creation One Piece.