Jeffrey Dean Morgan is an American actor and television personality. Sandy Thomas and Richard Dean Morgan welcomed Morgan into the world in Seattle, Washington, on April 22, 1966. He is currently 56 years old. His height is around 1.88 meters (or 6 ft 2 in). In order to continue a basketball career, he temporarily attended Skagit Valley College after graduating from Lake Washington High School in 1984. He dropped out of school to pursue his other passions, such as painting and writing, after suffering a leg injury that destroyed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Continue reading more to know about Jeffrey Dean Morgan Net Worth.
He was assisting a friend of his to move from Seattle to the city with the intention of merely staying for the weekend. However, He made the impulsive decision to move permanently to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Morgan once said,
“I fell into acting, found out I had a little talent, and pursued it.”
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Career
Jeffrey Dean Morgan started his acting career in 1991 and since then has appeared in numerous television shows and movies. He starred in a television show called “The Burning Zone,” which was his first big role. In the show, he starred in eleven of the nineteen episodes.
As John Winchester in the CW series Supernatural, Denny Duquette in a recurring role on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy as a heart transplant patient, and Judah Botwin in two episodes of the Showtime series Weeds, Morgan appeared in three television shows at the same time in 2005 and 2006. Additionally, he has had appearances in a variety of TV shows, such as ER, JAG, Walker, Texas Ranger, Angel, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Sliders, The O.C., and Monk.
He has also starred in a number of shows, such as from 2007 to 2015. Some of these were The Accidental Husband, The Resident, Days Of Wrath, The Comedian, Taking Woodstock, Texas Rising, The Secret Life OF Marilyn Monroe, and Shameless.
He played Thomas Wayne, Bruce Wayne’s father, in an uncredited appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
In the 2015–2016 season of the CBS television series The Good Wife, Morgan played the character of an independent investigator Jason Crouse, alongside Julianna Margulies.
On the AMC television series “The Walking Dead,” Morgan starred in his most famously acclaimed role to date: Negan. He made this debut on April 3, 2016, in the sixth season finale. In the seventh and eighth seasons, he served as the show’s main villain, but, starting in the ninth season, he had taken on the role of an anti-hero.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Personal Life
Morgan had been married to an actress named Anya Longwell during the year 1992-2003. After this relationship, he got engaged to his former co-star from the show “Weeds” Mary Lousie Parker, in 2007. However, this engagement did not last long and ended in April 2008.
In 2009, actress and producer Sherrie Rose claimed to news sources that she bore Morgan’s son. She stated he was born between the years 2004 and 2005. Morgan, however, did not confirm this statement.
Morgan then got into a relationship with the actress Hilarie Burton in 2009 and got to know her. They were set up on this date by his co-star Jensen Ackles and his wife Danneel, who was Burton’s co-star. The couple’s first child, a son named Gus, was born on March 14, 2010. Their next child, a daughter named Georgia Virginia, was born on February 16, 2018. The couple then got married to each other on October 5, 2019.
Morgan and Burton live on a 100-acre working farm in the Hudson Valley with cows, ducks, chickens, alpacas, donkeys, and an emu near Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York. They have been co-owners (together with Morgan’s buddy, actor Paul Rudd) of Samuel’s Sweet Shop in Rhinebeck since 2014, after the former owner, a friend of theirs, died tragically.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Net Worth
Jeffrey Dean Morgan has a net worth of around $12 million. He earned most of this money from his hit television series “Supernatural”, “Watchmen”, and “Grey’s Anatomy.” The most famous of all of his shows was “The Walking Dead,” from which he earned $200,000 per episode.