Jesse Metcalfe is a well known American actor who is famous for his TV shows. He is also a recognized musician in the industry. Some of his famous TV roles fetched him immense popularity to make him one of the well-recognized names in the American households.
Who is Jesse Metcalfe?
Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born on 9th December 1978 to Nancy and Jeff Metcalfe. Even though his parents have English, Irish, Italian, French and Portuguese ancestry, Jesse Metcalfe was born in California in Caramel Valley Village. During his teenage years, he was an active basketball player in various leagues while he was studying at The Williams School. He willingly dropped out of NYU when he began his career as an actor in Passions where he played Miguel Lopez- Fitzgerald.
The net worth of Jesse Metcalfe is estimated to be $12 million in terms of salary, income, and other earnings. He earns an estimated salary of $1.4 million. Even though he is interested in music, his main career focus is acting in TV shows and movies.
Jesse Metcalfe Life history
When Passions debuted in 1999, Jesse Metcalfe grabbed the role of Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald, thanks to his good looks and acting skills. During 2004, he didn’t renew his contract and moved on to other shows. His role as John Rowland, a gardener who has illegitimate affair with Gabrielle Solis (played by Eva Longoria) in the show Desperate Housewives made him immensely popular in 2004.
In 2006, Jesse Metcalfe starred in his first movie, John Tucker Must Die. He then played the role of protagonist Jack in Insanitarium in 2008. He also acted in The Other End of the Line. In 2008, he starred in Variety which didn’t do well at the box office. In 2007, Jesse Metcalfe signed up for a drug rehabilitation facility which again affected his career.
As his career in movies didn’t flourish well, Jesse Metcalfe decided to get back to TV shows which are his forte. He was cast in the crime drama series Chase in 2010. The show completed its first season and it was not renewed afterward. In 2011, he played Christopher Ewing in Dallas, which was a popular show in 1978. Dallas ended with three seasons in 2014.
In 2015, Jesse Metcalfe played Chase Carter in Dead Rising: Watchtower. He played the same role in 2016 in the sequel Dead Rising: Endgame. He also played the part of Bradley Suttons in A Country Wedding, Tom Endler in God’s Not Dead 2 and Dylan Holder in Destined.
Currently, Metcalfe plays the role of Trace Riley in Chesapeake Shores, Hallmark Channel series. Apart from starring in the series, he also composed and performed a few songs in the episodes.
Jesse Metcalfe Known for
Jesse Metcalfe’s role as John Rowland in Desperate Housewives fetched him Choice TV Breakout Performance: Male award at Teen Choice Awards and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2005. In 2016, he was engaged to Cara Santana, whom he was dating since 2009.