Who is Jeffrey Dean Morgan and what is his net worth 2018? American actor, Jeffrey Dean Morgan is most popularly known for his portrayal of John Winchester on the show Supernatural, Negan on The Walking Dead, Denny Duquette on Grey’s Anatomy and Jason Crouse on The Good Wife. He also featured in the 2009 superhero movie Watchmen as The Comedian. He was also seen playing the character of Thomas Wayne in the DC Extended Universe’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Born to parents Sandy Thomas and Richard Dean Morgan, Jeffrey was born in Seattle, Washington on April 22, 1966. He went to Ben Franklin Elementary School, followed by Rose Hill Junior High. He then graduated from Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington, where he played football and basketball. He attended the Skagit Valley College, where he continued to play basketball. However, his stint with basketball ended when he incurred an injury.
He was previously married to Anya Longwell from 1992-2003. After his divorce, he was briefly engaged to Mary-Louise Parker from 2006-2008. He is currently with Hilarie Burton since 2009, with whom he has a son.
Morgan began his big screen Hollywood career with 1991’s Uncaged. He has over 25 feature films to his name such as 2007’s The Accidental Husband, 2008’s Days of Wrath, 2011’s The Resident, 2011’s Texas Killing Fields, 2012’s The Possession, 2012’s Red Dawn, 2015’s Desierto and more. Despite his long running film career, the majority of his work has been on television.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan played the character of Dr. Edward Marcase in the 1996-1997 television series, The Burning Zone. The years 2005 and 2006 were very lucky for Morgan since he appeared in three different series on television, roles which fans will forever remember. He was cast as John Winchester in CW’s Supernatural, Denny Duquette in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Judah Brown in a couple of episodes of Showtime’s Weeds. He played the role of freelance investigator Jason Crouse on CBS’s The Good Wife in 2015, followed by playing Negan on AMC’s The Walking Dead in 2016.
Morgan has also made several guest appearances in TV shows such as Texas Ranger, Angel, The O.C., Monk and more.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Net Worth
With 34 movies and 28 television series to his name, Morgan has a massive fan following. He also co-owns Samuel’s Sweet shop in the town of Rhinebeck in Dutchess County, New York. His net worth is estimated at $10 million.
Morgan with his partner Burton have set up base in Rhinebeck in the countryside. Their fully functional farm has cows, chicken and alpacas. For his role in The Walking Dead, he has won several awards such as Critics’ Choice Television Award for best Guest Performer in a Drama Series, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Villain and Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television. He has also been nominated for the MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Actor in a Show as well as Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best TV Supporting Actor.