If you are a dedicated fan of daytime soaps, then you will definitely know Justin Hartley. However, if such shows are not your thing, then introductions are in order. Justin Hartley is one of the most popular TV stars in Hollywood. He has featured in several TV series including Passions, Smallville and the hit NBC show, This Is Us. His performance on This Is Us has fetched him several awards and also made him a household name in Hollywood. Find out more about the TV star here.
Justin Hartley – Bio (Age)
Justin Scott Hartley was born on the 29th of January 1977 in Knoxville, Illinois. His father’s name is Mark while his mother’s name is Jackie Hartley. The actor also has a brother named Nathan and two sisters – Megan and Gabriella. Hartley spent his formative years in Illinois and attended Carl Sandburg High School where he graduated from. Having made up his mind early to pursue acting as a career, he also attended the Southern Illinois University and the University of Illinois where he studied Theatre and History. Upon graduation, Hartley packed up everything he owned in his truck and headed out to Hollywood to pursue his dreams.
Justin Hartley commenced his Hollywood career in 2002 on the legendary daytime soap, Passions. In Passions, he played the role of Fox Crane, a businessman/regular lothario who is involved in a famous love triangle. Hartley appeared in the soap from 2002 to 2006 and his excellent performance earned him a nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor at the Soap Opera Digest Awards. Since this impressive debut, Hartley has not relented but has gone on to feature in other TV series such as Smallville, The Young and the Restless, Castle, Revenge, and This Is Us. The latter is an emotionally-provocative drama which revolves around the lives of the Pearson family, especially their three children. Hartley plays the role of Kevin Pearson, a successful and handsome actor who often struggles with issues of finding love and acceptance. This Is Us has received majorly positive reviews and won the SAG award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, in 2018 and 2019.
Wife/Girlfriend And Daughter
Justin Hartley is happily married to fellow TV star, Chrishell Stause. Stause is a native of Kentucky and was born on the 21st of July 1981. She commenced her career in 2005 and has since appeared in several TV series such as All My Children, Days of our Lives, Mistresses, and The Young and the Restless. Stause is also a realtor and has her own reality TV series on Netflix titled Selling Sunset.
Hartley first met his future wife in 2014 after they were introduced by a mutual friend. They went on their first date, an all-night concert and fell in love almost immediately. The love-struck couple dated for nearly three years and got engaged in July 2016. Their nuptials took place on the 28th of October 2017 in Malibu. The couple has been enjoying marital bliss since tying the knot. They frequently make red carpet appearances together and are one of the newest power couples in Hollywood. Hartley and Stause do not have any kids together (yet) however, the actor has a daughter from his first marriage. He was previously married to his Passions co-star, Lindsay Korman. The union lasted from 2004 to 2012 and produced a daughter named Isabella Justice. Hartley has disclosed that his daughter and his new wife are very good friends; Isabella even served as a flower girl and ring bearer during the couple’s wedding.
Justin Hartley has a net worth of $7 million; his wealth largely stems from his acting career. The Passions star and his wife have been enjoying the fruits of their labour. In 2019, the couple purchased a 6,762 square foot mansion in Encino, California. The house is worth $4.65 million and features a high-tech media room, a dining room, butler’s pantry, a swimming pool, and a sports court. The palatial mansion also features a state-of-the-art kitchen and a breakfast nook. The living quarters itself comprises of six bedrooms and eight bathrooms.
Justin Hartley is 6 feet 2 inches tall (1.89m) and weighs 93 kg. His hair colour is blond while his eye colour is dark brown. Other additional body measurements are chest size – 46 inches (117cm), waist size – 35 inches (89cm) and biceps/arm – 16 inches (41cm). Overall, the Illinois native has natural golden looks which certainly comes in handy for the heartthrob roles that he portrays.