Jeffrey Dean Morgan is an American actor who is well-known for the portrayal of John Winchester in the American television series, ‘Supernatural’ and for the portrayal of Denny Duquette in the American medical drama television series, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’. One of his most notable roles includes the role of Negan in the American post-apocalyptic horror television series, ‘The Walking Dead’.

Quick Infos
Full NameJeffrey Dean Morgan
Date of birthApril 22, 1966
Birth PlaceSeattle, Washington, United States
Parent(s)Richard Dean Morgan
Sandy Thomas
Wife(s) Anya Longwell (1992-2003)
Hilarie Burton (2019-Present)
Height6' 2"
Net worth$10 million

He was introduced in season 6 where he made a special appearance as the totalitarian and sociopathic leader of the Saviors and has been a regular character ever since. He has won numerous awards including one MTV Movie and TV Award and one Critics Choice Television Award.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

What was Jeffrey’s childhood like?

Jeffrey Dean Morgan was down to earth on 22 April 1966 in Seattle, Washington to mother, Sandy Thomas, and to father, Richard Dean Morgan. As a child, Morgan was interested in leading his career as a professional basketball player but his dreams were shattered when he faced a leg injury that took away his hopes of being a professional player. After this unfortunate event, he developed an interest in pursuing his career as an actor when he helped his friend move from Seattle to Los Angeles.

Besides this, he is currently 54 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus. Morgan holds an American nationality and descends from Welsh, Irish, English, and possibly other ancestries. He is a Christian and practices Christianity as his religion.

Talking more about his education, he attended Lake Washington High School and graduated in 1984. Moreover, he also enrolled at Skagit Valley College.


Body Measurement

Jeffrey Dean Morgan stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m/188cms) tall and weighs around 83kgs (183lbs). Moreover, he has an average build body with a pair of hazel-colored eyes and a salt and pepper hairstyle.

What is the relationship status of Jeffrey? 

Jeffrey Dean Morgan was married to Anya Longwell, an actress with whom he stayed together for an unknown amount of time. Later, he was in a relationship with Mary Louise Parker, an actress with whom he also got engaged after being together for a year. But the two separated later in the year 2008. He is currently in a relationship with the former ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actress, Hilarie Burton. The two started dating in the year 2009 and have stayed together ever since. Jeffrey Dean Morgan is a father to George Virginia Morgan and Augustus Morgan.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Social Media

Jeffrey Dean Morgan is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@jeffreydeanmorgan) has over 3.4 million followers and his official Twitter account (@JDMorgan) has over 842 thousand followers. Moreover, he has over 2.2 million followers with well over 483 thousand likes on his official Facebook page (@JeffreyDeanMorgan).




Jeffrey Dean Morgan made his debut in the movie industry with the role of Sharkey in the 1991 movie, ‘Uncaged’. The same year, he got the role of Rod in another movie, ‘To Cross the Rubicon’. Following these roles, he went on to star in movies like ‘Dillinger and Capone’ and ‘Undercover Heat’ in the year 1995, ‘Legal Deceit’ in the year 1997, and ‘Road Kill’ in the year 1999. He has also played in the 2003 short movie, ‘Something More’ where he played the role of Daniel, and then the 2004 musical zombie comedy movie, ‘Dead and Breakfast’ where he appeared as the Sheriff.

Since then, he has been a part of movies like ‘Six: The Mark Unleashed’ in the year 2004, ‘Chasing Ghosts’ in the year 2005, ‘P.S. I Love You’ in the year 2007, ‘The Accidental Husband’ in the year 2008, ‘Taking Woodstock’ in the year 2009, and ‘Jonah Hex’ in the year 2010. Furthermore, he has also starred in movies like ‘Peace, Love and Misunderstanding’ in the year 2011, ‘The Possession’ in the year 2012, ‘They Came Together’ in the year 2014, ‘Guns for Hire’ in the year 2015, and ‘Rampage’ in the year 2018.

In addition to this, he has also played the role of Thomas Wayne in the 2016 American superhero movie, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ in the year 2016. His recent works include movies like ‘The Postcard Killings’ and ‘Walkaway Joe’ where he played the roles of Jacob Kanon and Cal McCarthy respectively. Jeffrey Dean Morgan is also said to make appearances in the upcoming movies, ‘The Integrity of Joseph Chambers’ and ‘Shrine’.


Television Shows and Supernatural Facts

Jeffrey Dean Morgan made his debut on television with the role of Jack Hawkins for two episodes of the 1995 American television adventure drama, ‘Extreme’. The same year, he went to make a small appearance of a weapons officer for an episode of the American legal drama television series, ‘JAG’.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Following these roles, he has since made an appearance for an episode each in series like ‘Sliders’ in 1996, ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ in the year 2000, ‘ER’ in the year 2001, ‘The Practice’ in the year 2002, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ in the year 2003, ‘Tru Calling’ in the year 2004 and ‘The O.C.’ in the year 2005. He has also appeared in television movies like ‘In the Blink of an Eye’ in the year 1996 and ‘Jam’ in the year 2006 where he played the roles of Jessie Tafero and Dale respectively.

Furthermore, he has had recurring roles in television series like ‘Supernatural’ where he played the role of John Winchester or Azazel and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ with Anna Maria Horsford, David Denman, Chris O Donnell, Sophia Taylor Ali, and Tina Majorino where he played the role of Denny Duquette. He also has the lead role of Negan in ‘The Walking Dead’ since the year 2016.


Video Games

Jeffrey Dean Morgan played the role of Negan for a DLC (Downloadable Content) of the 2019 fighting game, ‘Tekken 7’.



Jeffrey Dean Morgan won the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, USA’s Best Guest Performance in a Television series twice in his career. He is also a recipient of one CinEuphoria Award, one Critics Choice Television Award, and one Fangoria Chainsaw Award. Moreover, he also managed to win the MTV Movie and TV Awards’ Best Villain award in the year 2017.


Net Worth

Jeffrey Dean Morgan has an approximate net worth of $10 million. He had been part of numerous tv shows and movies. He also