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Jacques Pienaar Bio, Age, Job, Olivia Thirlby Husband

It’s not entertaining at all to hear about how and where your wife had s*x in the past. But Jacques Pienaar, Olivia Thirlby’s husband didn’t have a choice, as Elliot Page spoke out loud that he and Olivian had s*x “all the time” on the set of Juno.

This Jacques Pienaar Bio contains everything you need to know about Olivia’s husband.

Meet Jacques Pienaar, Actress Olivia Thirlby Husband

Jacques Pienaar met Olivia Thirlby on the set of the 2012 film Dredd. The pair then soon began their romance, and fast forward to March 2014, Jacques put a ring on the actress.

“Life is quite something, isn’t it? A crazy roller coaster of emotions and decisions and everyone brings with it choices and the choices we make carve out the paths we take,” Jacques later shared the good news on IG.

The same year, on December 28, the lovebirds then tied the knot surrounded by friends and family.

“Married this jewel a year ago today happy anniversary my darling wife,” Jacques wrote on their first anniversary.

While on their second, Olivia posted, “Two years of mawwage to this handsome fool, my best friend, my adventure buddy, my brother, my boom&vortels, my favorite boyfriend, my everything. Thanks for keeping it weird with me baba.”

Overall, Jacques was more than happy with Olivia. Besides being his wife, she was his best friend and his soul mate. “Life is truly wonderful with you and I look forward to this life with you by my side, it’s one hell of a ride,” he dedicated a post to her.

So, a glimpse of her past, might not affect his love for her.

For those who don’t know, Elliot Page claimed that he and Olivia were intimate on the set of Juno. Infact, he labeled her to be “sexually open, far removed from where I was at the time” and being with her helped his “shame dissipate.”

According to The Umbrella Academy actor, they had sex in “her hotel room, in our trailers at work, once in a tiny, private room in a restaurant.”

“I had an all-encompassing desire for her, she made me want in a way that was new, hopeful,” he added.

Do Jacques Pienaar And Olivia Thirlby Have Children?

Jacques Pienaar and Olivia Thirlby shared no children before 2023.

In case you’ve stumbled upon her picture with a baby bump, it’s from her time filming Juno as “Leah,” who gets pregnant while in high school.

Jacques Pienaar Age

Jacques Pienaar was 42 years of age in 2023.

He is six years older than his wife Olivia.

Who Are Jacques Pienaar Parents?

Jacques Pienaar was close to his parents whom he often featured on his socials.

“Not a bad afternoon with Dad. Babootie with mango and beet chutney and good old cape wine,” he captioned an IG post with his dad in June 2017.

Besides them, Jacques was also close to his 2-year-younger brother Ryan Pienaar, who worked as a Managing Director at The Pickled Popper. In 2023, he lived in Cape Town, South Africa with his baker wife Deleen Pienaar.

Other members of Jacques’s family include — Louise Pienaar, Pine Pienaar, Deon William Pienaar, and Wendy Allgaier Pienaar.

Sadly, his beloved grandmother passed away in October 2015. But he still had his other grandmother who turned 91 in August 2017.

Jacques Pienaar Job

Jacques Pienaar is an audio engineer who graduated from Cape audio college in 2005. He’s been freelancing as a boom operator for over 18 years now.

As a boom operator (aka First Assistant Sound), Jacques works with the production sound mixer and utility sound technician in the sound department of film production. His principal responsibility is microphone placement, usually using a boom pole (or “fish pole”) with a microphone attached to the end (called a boom mic) with the aim being to hold the microphone as close to the actors or action as possible without allowing the microphone or boom pole to enter the camera’s frame.

So far, Jacques has worked in over 29 movies and TV shows including Love, Victor (2022), Good Girls (2021), Ghost Town (2020), Dice (2017), The Last Face (2016), Black Sails (2014), The Philanthropist (2009), and The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (2008).

On the other hand, his wife Olivia is an actor who hit the spotlight in 2007, thanks to her supporting role as “Leah” in the Oscar-nominated film Juno. After that, she went on to grace movies and TV shows such as Love Comes Lately (2007), Uncertainty (2008), Bored to Death (2009), Good Vibes (2011), 5 to 7 (2014), The Wedding Ringer (2015), Goliath (2016), Until the Wedding (2019), The L Word: Generation Q (2020), and Artist in a Field (2022).

Olivia has trained extensively in classical Shakespearian acting in New York at the American Globe Theatre, and in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Did you know: Olivia is bisexual. She came out of the closet in 2011, right before she met Jacques.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Jacques Pienaar Birthday?

Jacques receives his birthday wishes on May 15 and is of the Taurus zodiac.

  • Is Jacques Pienaar On Instagram?

As of June 2023, find Jacques on Instagram @jacques0515 with 368 followers.

Also, here’s his Facebook @JacquesPienaar.

  • Where Is Jacques Pienaar From?

Jacques hails from Cape Town, Western Cape.

But in 2023, he resided in Los Angeles, California.

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