The beautiful Hilarie Burton is an American actress and movie producer is known for her numerous appearances in TV shows thus endearing herself to the hearts of many globally. Although her career kicked off on MTV where she started as the network’s Video Jockey (VJ) on Total Request Live (TRL), luck smiled on her and she was offered a permanent job with the network. Her high level of professionalism and artistry earned her roles in the entertainment industry where she has been making waves as an actress since her big break.
She had her own fair share of loving relationships along the way with fellow stars until she settled down with the popular actor, Jeffrey Dean Morgan who she currently has two children with. Read along to get acquainted with the biography, net worth and other insightful details of this amiable actress.
Hilarie Burton – Bio And Age
Hilarie Burton was born on the 1st of July 1982 in Sterling, Virginia, in the United States of America to a father who was a former Green Beret, Bill Burton and a mother that was an estate realtor. She was not born as an only child as she grew up with three younger siblings – Billy, Johnny, and Conrad.
She had her high school education at the Park View High School where Hilarie Burton was a socially active student who was involved in extracurricular activities. She captained the cheerleading squad and became treasurer of the student council during her sophomore year. She also later held student council presidency and ultimately, was the homecoming queen during her senior year before graduating in 2000.
After her high school education, Hilarie Burton proceeded to New York University and Fordham University for her college education.
Hilarie Burton may not have dreamed of being an actress when she was growing up owing to the fact that her first job was in a media house. She was VJ for the MTV’s Total Request Live show and she also held red carpet interviews for the media outfit. Although the management of the network wanted to make her a guest host, her talent in the art of presenting earned her a permanent job in the outfit. While still working with MTV, she hosted the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards and MTV’s Iced Out New Year’s Eve events.
Soon enough, she veered into the entertainment industry starting with an appearance on The WB drama titled Dawson’s Creek in the year 2002. Her amazing talent got her noticed by producers and directors who offered her other roles. The following year 2003, Hilarie Burton starred in another WB drama series titled One Tree Hill where she portrayed the character of Peyton Sawyer which became her big break into the industry.
She later landed other big roles in television shows such as White Collar (2010 – 2013), Grey’s Anatomy (2013), Hostages (2013), Forever (2014 – 2015), Extant (2015), Lethal Weapon (2016 – 2017), and many more. While she was doing so well in television shows, she also was not found wanting in films. Her debut film appearance was in the year 2000 in a film titled Our Very Own where she played the role of Bobbie Chester. She also featured in other films including Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007), Solstice (2007), The List (2008), The Secret Life of Bees (2008) and many more.
Hilarie Burton’s Net Worth
Hilarie Burton may not have featured in as many films and TV shows like most of her counterparts, but she has remained consistent in her career. With impressive TV shows and films to her credit, as well as her impactful career with MTV, she has been able to garner fortune estimated at $1 million. With more commitment to more jobs, the figure is sure to increase in no time.
Marriage To Jeffrey Dean Morgan And Son
Hilarie Burton is the wife of Jeffery Dean Morgan, an American actor and TV personality famous for playing John Winchester in the fantasy horror series Supernatural. Their relationship began in 2009 as friends and after several years, they stepped up their game by walking down the aisle in 2014. Together, they have two kids, a son named Augustus Morgan, born in March of 2010 and a daughter born in February of 2018.
Her husband, Jeffery Dean Morgan, was born on April 22, 1966, in Seattle, Washington, in the United States of America to Sandy Thomas and Richard Dean Morgan. He schooled at Rose Hill Junior High and Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington for his High School education. While at high school, Jeffery played football until an injury he sustained forced him out of the game. Jeffery’s marriage with Hilarie is not his first, as he was formerly the husband of actress Anya Longwell. They were together as man and wife from May 30, 1992, to 2003 when they divorced. As an actor, he has starred in many TV shows and films including Good Wife, Walking Dead and Rampage.
Hilarie Burton was previously the wife of Ian Prange, the assistant director of One Tree Hill. They wedded in 2004, sadly their union did not last as they got divorced in 2009. They had no child as at the time they divorced.