Jesse Lee Soffer is a prominent American actor. He is famous for his roles in various TV series and movies.
Some of them are ‘Gracie’, ‘Two of a Kind’, ‘Chicago Fire’, ‘Chicago Med’, ‘Chicago P.D.’, and ‘The Brady Bunch Movie’ among numerous others.
Let us take a look into the life this interesting actor. He certainly has a charming story to tell.
Who is Jesse Lee Soffer?
Jesse Lee Soffer is an American actor who is best known for starring as Will Munson on CBS’ drama series ‘As the World Turns,’. He garnered three Emmy nominations for it.
Jesse is also known for appearing on NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ and its spin-off ‘Chicago P.D.’ Also his roles in the comedy flick ‘The Brady Bunch Movie’ and its sequel ‘A Very Brady Sequel’, made him popular.
His acting career began at the age of six when he landed a role in a cereal commercial. Eventually he bagged a role in a feature film at the age of eight.
Since then, the actor’s career has been on a steady rise. Besides being a talented actor, Soffer is also a very good soccer player.
Early Life of Jesse Lee Soffer
Jesse Lee Soffer was born on April 23, 1984, and he is currently 39 years old. He hails from Ossining, New York, and his zodiac sign is Taurus.
Jesse has not shared any information regarding his family member’s identity. But he has shared a few photos with his mother and sisters on his Instagram.
Further, his siblings are Shayne (@shayneahindes) and Jenna (@jennahindes). Talking about his educational journey, he boarded at The Gunnery.
He then graduated in the year 2003. Moreover, he played soccer in school and was also named on the all-star team (prep school category) during his senior season.
Further, he also took classes at New York University (NYU).
Jesse Lee Soffer Career
Soffer’s acting career began at age 6 when he landed a Kix cereal commercial. In 1993 at age of eight, he made his feature film debut with John Goodman and Cathy Moriarty in the comedy Matinee.
In 1994, Soffer co-starred as Percival in the drama Safe Passage. Soffer co-starred as Bobby Brady in the comedy The Brady Bunch Movie in 1995.
He reprised his role in A Very Brady Sequel a year later. Continuing the pattern of working with Oscar-calibre and A-list talent, Soffer starred as a runaway-turned-sleuth Jamie Kincaid.
It was in the TV movie From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. He worked with director Richard Shepard in the AMC TV movie The Royale.
In 1998, Soffer was cast as Taylor Donovan with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen on the ABC sitcom Two of a Kind. He also originated the role of Max Nickerson on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light in 1999.
After four months on the show, he left to focus on his studies. After graduating from high school, Soffer returned to his television career.
In 2004, he took over the role of troubled youth Will Munson on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns. He played the role until April 4, 2008.
As of 2008, he was nominated three times for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his work on ATWT. Also he has a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor in 2005.
Back to Big Screen
In 2007, Soffer returned to his film career and co-starred with Carly Schroeder in Davis Guggenheim’s sports drama Gracie, based on a true story. In July 2010, Soffer reprised his role as Will Munsen on As the World Turns.
During his time on As the World Turns, he was cast in an episode of Dick Wolf’s Law & Order: SVU. However, he was unable to film due to a clash in filming commitments.
In 2011, Soffer co-starred in the dystopian science fiction action thriller In Time. Since then, he has guest-starred on a number of television series including CSI: Miami, The Mentalist and Rizzoli & Isles.
In 2012, he co-starred with Jordana Spiro in the short-lived Fox medical drama The Mob Doctor as Nate Devlin, the streetwise brother of Dr. Grace Devlin (Spiro). Later that year, he co-starred as Travis Alexander in Lifetime’s original movie Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret.
In June 2013, it was reported Soffer had joined the cast of the NBC police procedural drama Chicago P.D., the first spin-off show from the drama Chicago Fire as Det. Jay Halstead. Halstead was introduced in the second season premiere of Chicago Fire. C
hicago P.D. premiered on January 8, 2014. On March 19, 2014, NBC renewed the series for a second season. NBC officially announced that the second season would premiere on September 24, 2014. Soffer does his own stunts on the show.
On September 24, 2014, Soffer appeared in the second-season premiere of the YouTube comedy/talk webseries Talking Marriage with Ryan Bailey.
Jesse Lee Soffer Personal Life
Jesse Lee Soffer was in a relationship with Sophia Bush from May 2014 to November 2016. Sophia and he were the co-stars on Chicago P.D.
Further, he began dating Torrey DeVitto but only confirmed this relationship in August 2018. The couple confirmed this relationship after dating each other for about 1 year.
However, he and Torrey ended their relationship in May 2019.
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What is Jesse Lee Soffer’s Net Worth?
He has a net worth estimation of approximately $5 million as in 2023.
In 2022 his approximate net worth was around $4 million. His annual monthly salary is $1 million. With more movies and performances, wealth will not be a challenge for Jesse.
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Jesse Lee Soffer Height and Weight
Jesse Lee Soffer stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet which is equal to 180 centimeters or 1.80 m. His body weight is around 73 kg which is equal to 165 pounds.
Likewise, his chest-waist-hip measures are 32-26-32 inches respectively. He has hazel eyes and brown hair color.
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