Cool Dad Job: Musician, Actor
Cool Dad Vibe: Showbiz Institution
Cool Dad Bona Fides: Not only did JT survive the boy band wars of the late 1090s and early aughts, he thrived. He’s become a successful solo musician and a successful actor, appearing in films as varied as Black Snake Moan and The Social Network. JT has managed to remain cool since he was a teenager by never overplaying his hand. Though his latest album, Man of the Woods (that’s what his son Silas’s name means in Latin), was not a critical or massive commercial success, it showed that JT is still evolving as a performer. That’s incredibly impressive for someone with more than enough laurels to take a nap on.