10 of the coolest things you might not know about MODEX Keynote Jeremy Renner

1) He began his career as a makeup artist.

Before becoming a renowned actor and Avenger, Renner worked as a makeup artist to support himself. This experience allowed him to develop a deeper understanding of the industry and the transformational power of makeup.

2) He was nominated for two Academy Awards.

Renner received critical acclaim for his performance in “The Hurt Locker” and “The Town,” which earned him nominations for the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor categories at the Academy Awards.

3) He is a talented linguist.

In addition to his acting and musical skills, Renner is fluent in multiple languages, including French, Spanish, and Italian. This linguistic versatility enhances his ability to portray diverse characters on-screen.

4) He is a talented musician.

Aside from his acting career, Renner is a skilled musician who plays the piano, guitar, drums, and sings. He just released a new album, “Love and Titanium.”

5) He has appeared in multiple Marvel Cinematic Universe films.

Renner’s role as Clint Barton/Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has made him a familiar face to superhero fans worldwide. He has appeared in films such as “The Avengers,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and “Avengers: Endgame.” He shares a matching Avenger tattoo with Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, and Chris Evans.

6) He learned archery for his role as Hawkeye.

In preparation for his role as Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Renner dedicated himself to learning archery. His commitment to realism and authenticity in his performances is evident in his mastery of the skill.

7) He has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Renner is not only physically fit but also skilled in the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has trained extensively and earned a black belt, demonstrating his dedication and discipline.

8) He is actively involved in charitable endeavors.

Renner is known for his philanthropy and dedication to supporting various causes. He has been involved with organizations such as Feeding America, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Baby2Baby, and his own Rennervation Foundation using his platform for the greater good.

9) He is a real-life superhero.

On New Year’s Day 2023, a 14,000-pound plow rolled over Renner as he saved his nephew from being hit by the machine. He was airlifted to the hospital with 38 broken bones and great difficulty breathing but has since made a miraculous recovery.

10) He is gracing the MODEX keynote stage on March 13 to for an hour of storytelling and inspiration.

MODEX will be held March 11-14 in Atlanta. Learn more and register to attend.