Nick Carraway Jordan Baker Tom Buchanan Jay Gatsby Daisy Buchanan • Meyer Wolfsheim George Wilson Myrtle Wilson
Daisy Buchanan • Age: 23 • Occupation: Housewife • Residency: East Egg • Relationships: Toms wife, Nicks cousin, having an affair with Jay Gatsby . Daisy Buchanan is a beautiful, charming, and wealthy woman, which is why Gatsby is hopelessly in love with her. Daisy’s friendly and charming personality may cover the fact that she is a selfish, shallow and materialistic woman. Back
Jordan Baker • Age: 25 • Occupation: Golfer • Relationships: Nicks girlfriend, friend of the Buchanan’s Jordan Baker is a very attractive woman who comes from high class and wealth. She is a friend of Daisy Buchanan’s, which is how she meets Nick who she is romantically involved with. Jordan's beauty and wealth cant cover up the fact that she is selfish and dishonest.
Jay Gatsby • Age: 30 • Occupation: Involved with illegal liquor sales and organized crime in New York. • Education: Was in the military & claims to have attended Oxford. • Residency: Mansion in West Egg. • Background: From a farm in the Midwest. • Hobbies: Enjoys throwing large parties, but does not drink. • Relationships: Best friends with Nick Carraway, business partners with Meyer Wolfsheim, in love with Daisy Buchanan. The Great Gatsby, also known as Jay Gatsby and James Gatz was born and raised in the Midwest. He has lived his life with the purpose of attaining two things, wealth, and the love of Daisy Buchanan. He got himself to the position of being rich and famous by business in organized crime. He uses his wealth to throw extravagant parties in an attempt to win the heart of his love, Daisy.
Myrtle Wilson: • Age: mid 30’s • Residency: Valley of Ashes • Hobbies: Unknown • Relationships: Married to George Wilson, involved in an affair with Tom Buchanan. Myrtle Wilson is the unfaithful wife of George Wilson. She finds life in the valley of ashes undesirable and wishes to improve her situation. She attempts to better her social status by becoming romantically involved with Tom Buchanan.
Tom Buchanan • Age: 30 • Occupation: Broker, he is from old money. • Residency: East Egg • Relationships: Married to Daisy, having an affair with Myrtle Wilson. Tom Buchanan comes from an extremely wealthy family. He is married to Daisy and has an affair with Myrtle Wilson. He is an arrogant man with no consideration for anyone but himself.
Meyer Wolfsheim • Age: 60’s • Occupation: Organized Crime • Relationships: Friends and business partners with Jay Gatsby.
Nick Carraway • Age: 30 • Education: Yale • Occupation: A broker in New York. • Residency: West Egg • Background: Comes from a wealthy family in the mid-west. • Relationships: Was dating Jordan Baker, cousins with Daisy Buchanan, neighbors with Tom Buchanan, and best friends with Jay Gatsby. Nick Carraway is a friendly, trustworthy man with good morals. After moving to the East to become a successful broker, Nick befriends Jay Gatsby. Nick is highly critical of most of the people he meets, he realizes that many of the wealthy high class people whom he is accompanied by lack consideration or care for anyone but themselves.
George Wilson • Age: 35 • Occupation: An auto mechanic. • Residency: Valley of Ashes • Relationships: Married to Myrtle.