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30 Days of Genius: Jared Leto

Chase Jarvis

5 mins

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Actor, musician, and superstar Jared Leto opens up to CreativeLive cofounder Chase Jarvis about his talents, accomplishments, and life story.


30 Days of Genius: Jared Leto

30 Days of Genius: Jared Leto

by Chase Jarvis


Jared Leto is the very definition of 'Jack of all trades' – he can sing, act, write songs, paint, direct films, and more. Leto's performance as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club earned him an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2013.

In his 30 Days of Genius series, photographer, author, and CreativeLive co-founder Chase Jarvis interviews some of the most compelling personalities in fields from arts and culture to sport and business. In this episode, prolific actor and 30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto shares the principles that have allowed him to excel in so many endeavors.

Many of us want to do a lot more than we're doing with our lives, and these inspiring insights from Jared Leto might be just what you need to begin turning your passion into a career.

Favorite quote

In learning business, you learn as you pass through the creative process, you take a photograph, and you ask yourself, 'How do I share this?' 'How do I make a living doing this?' 'Who are the people who can help me do this?' It's a kind of a process that is self-fulfilling in a way.

- Jared Leto

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