Jesse Metcalfe Biography

Jesse Eden Metcalfe popularly known as Jesse Metcalfe is an American actor and musician, who is renowned for playing the role of John Rowland in a comedy-drama television series ‘Desperate Housewives’. He has been a prodigious actor and no matter what happens in his personal life, he is committed to his work. He is a dedicated actor who has appeared in various series and shows.

Early Life

Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born on 9 December 1978 in Carmel Village, California. He is the son of Nancy and Jeff Metcalfe. His father is of English, Irish, French, and Italian descent and his mother is of Italian and Portuguese descent. He is the only child of his parents. Metcalfe was raised in South-eastern Connecticut and he went to the Williams School in New London. He pursued his higher education from New York University where he studied acting and film at the Tisch School of Arts from 1996-1999. In order to pursue acting as a serious career, he dropped out of NYU after he got the role of Miguel in the popular opera ‘Passions’. Jesse is an avid artist and collector and his interest lies in singing and playing guitar and piano. He is also a basketball, boxing, and weight-training enthusiast.

Jesse Metcalfe Career

This American actor as well musician was inclined towards acting from the very beginning. He pursued his higher education from NYU but in order to pursue acting as a serious career, he dropped out of NYU after he got the role of Miguel in the popular opera ‘Passions’. In 2003, Jesse guest-starred as Van McNulty in an episode named extinction of the popular TV show ‘Smallville’. ‘Desperate Housewives’ fans might recognise this actor as he was appreciated for playing the role of John Rowland in the TV series, ‘Desperate Housewives’ in the years 2004-07 and later he reprised the same role in 2009.

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In March 2007, he went to drug rehabilitation because of alcohol addiction. In 2008, he was the host at the World Music Awards in Monaco wherein during the after party of the award ceremony he fractured his fibula by falling off from the second floor of the building. Metcalfe even formed a band with his roommates called Raw Power Moves, which originally was a garage brand and was also showcased in a ‘Let Me Go’ video. Jesse has played various notable roles and is well known for being a part of the soap opera ‘Passions’. He was starred as John in ‘Desperate Housewives’ and as Christopher Ewing in the popular 1980s drama ‘Dallas’. He is also famous for playing the title role in ‘John Tucker Must Die’.

Jesse Metcalfe Biography

Real Name Jesse Eden Metcalfe
Birth Date December 09, 1978
Age 42 Years
Birth Place Carmel Valley Village, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimetres – 178 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 84 kg  –  in Pounds –  185 lbs 
Chest Size 45 inches
Waist Size 35 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Athletic


Father Scott Metcalfe
Mother Nancy Metcalfe
Sister None
Brother None


School The Williams School
College Tisch School of the Arts New York University

Jesse Metcalfe Relationship Status

Marital Status in Relation
Affair Yes
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend Corin Jamie-Lee Clark
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Personal Life

As per the records, Jesse posted on Instagram new girlfriend named Corin Jamie-Lee Clark. he was previously engaged to actress Cara Santana with whom he was in a relationship for the long term. He has dated many women like Taylor Ramsey for the period between 2000 and 2002, Colleen Shannon from 2001-04, Courtney Robertson from 2005-07, and Nadine Coyle for the period between 2006-07. After his break-up with Nadine Coyle, he dated the beautiful actress Cara Santana in 2008. They went along pretty well and announced their engagement in 2016. However, they ended their relationship in 2020 due to some issues after which Jesse was speculated to be involved with someone else. Jesse does not have any children.

Jesse Metcalfe Net Worth

The net worth of this famous actor is $15 million. He earns an estimated salary of $1.4 million. Even though his interest lies in music, still he is inclined towards acting in movies and TV shows.


  • Jesse formed a band with his roommates called Raw Power Moves, which originally was a garage band.
  • He plays guitar and likes to sing.
  • Jesse entered rehab for alcohol abuse in 2007.
  • He hosted the World Music Awards in Monaco in November 2008.
  • Jesse was also featured with Nash Bridges star, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe in the Three Doors Down music video for ‘Let Me Go’.
  • He was even starred as a guest on the show ‘Smallville’.
  • This brilliant actor has a huge fan following on all the social media platforms and has a reach of 200k followers on Twitter and 924k followers on Instagram.

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