About Will Swenson

Will Swenson is an actor and singer from the United States who is popularly known for his theatrical and off-Broadway performances. As a Broadway actor, we cannot expect any less from them as they have their own pride and charisma to be considered Broadway actors. Even though he has played a smaller role in films and tv series, we can expect more from him in the coming years.

Quick Infos
Full NameWill Swenson
Date of Birth26th October of 1972
Birth PlaceUtah's largest city called Provo
Partner(s)Amy Westerby(divorce) and Audra McDonald
Occupationactor and singer
Net Worth1.4 million dollars

Early life

Will Swenson was born on 26th October of 1972 in Utah’s largest city called Provo. His parents’ names are not known yet, but we know that he has a younger brother named Robert Swenson. The famous American playwright and actress Ruth Hale is his grandmother, whereas his grandfather is a theatre founder Nathan Hale. As a child, he grew up traveling to different places and was raised in a Christian family.

Swenson graduated from Brigham Young University in Utah. He then served as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionary, but he left serving in 2008.




Will Swenson achieved fame after his appearance in theatre. His first known play was Miss Saigon in 2002, where he portrayed the character of Chris Scott. He made his Broadway debut 2 years later from the play Brooklyn as a street singer and vocalist. Then he started performing in various on and off-Broadway plays. His off-Broadway plays include Adrift in Macao, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island, Hair, Rock of Ages, Murder Ballad, Little Miss Sunshine, jerry Springer – The opera, and others.

His Broadway plays include 110 in the Shade, Hair, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Les Miserables, Waitress, etc. For his performance in the play Hair as Berger, he earned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nomination in 2009.


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Will Swenson made his film debut in the short film Treasure Chest in 1996, where he portrayed Thor’s character. In 2002, he made his appearance in the romantic comedy film The Singles Ward, where he appeared as Jonathan Jordan. After years, he continued making small appearances in Kurt Hale’s comedy film The R.M. as Kori Swenson.

In 2004, he played a major role in the film Sons of Provo, which he wrote and directed himself. He himself starred as Will Jensen, and the same year, he made his appearance in another short film, The Dingles 2nd Ward, as Jonathan Jordan. Then he made a small appearance in the romantic comedy film The Switch as an actor on stage in 2010. In 2013, he portrayed Ares’s character in the film Gods Behaving Badly, but it didn’t release. In 2014, he played the role of young Mort Altman in the comedy-drama film. This Is Where I Leave You. He then made another appearance in Michael Gracey’s hit musical drama film, The Greatest Showman as Philo Barnum, in 2017.

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Will Swenson made his first television appearance in the same year he made his film debut. He made a short appearance as a purse-snatcher in an American tv soap opera All My Children. His next appearance was in 2006 in an episode of soap opera called As the World Turns as Vanya.

In 2007, he made his appearance in an episode called “Slings and Arrows” of the American serial drama tv series, Six degrees as a photoshoot man but was not credited for the role. He then continued making small appearances in various other tv series like Live from Lincoln center as Sir Sagramore, Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Joe Lazar, Late Show with David Letterman as Berger. He also appeared in The Good Wife as Justin Varney, Pzazz 101 as Will, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He made his appearances in 2 episodes of No Tomorrow in 2016.

In 2020, he appeared in 5 episodes of the comic book series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina as Pan.


Personal life

Will Swenson is a committed man and a father of 3 children. He has been married twice. He was first committed to Amy Westerby, and she gave birth to Bridger and Sawyer Swenson. The couple then divorced, and Swenson started dating actress and singer Audra McDonald. They got engages in 2012 and tied their knot later in October of the same year. She gave birth to his first daughter Sally in 2016.

Swenson is active on Twitter and has over 30.3 thousand followers. He can be connected through @thewillswenson. When it comes to sharing his personal opinions, he doesn’t hold back. One must know that he is quite serious when it comes to political matters.

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Physical Statistics & others

Will Swenson turned 48 years old as of 2020. He has a height of 6 feet and 2 inches with a bodyweight of about 80 kg. He possesses an athletic body build, and when it comes to his looks and appearances, he is stylish and fashionable.

Swenson belongs to white ethnicity, and he has American descent. His nationality is American. He has dark brown hair and green eyes. His distinctive features include his long jawline and Greek nose. His sexual orientation is straight, and he has Scorpio as his sun sign.


Net worth

As of 2020, Will Swenson’s estimated net worth is believed to be around 1.4 million dollars. The sole earning comes from his acting career. He is seen performing in various on and off-Broadway theatres and several other films and tv series. As a rising star, we expect his net worth to rise in the coming years.