Jesse Spencer, a professional since 1991, is an Australian actor who came to fame through the soap opera Neighbours (1994- 2000) portraying the role of Billy Kennedy.
With 22 acting credits so far, Spencer got wide recognition & accounted in a hefty sum through his notable roles in House (2004- 2012) & Chicago Fire (2012- Present).
Moreover, Jessie, also a musician, plays violin for a charity cover band named Band from TV, formed in 2006.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 41-year-old Jesse Spencer has a net worth of $8 million as of April 2020.
The major source of his income is the acting career- thanks to a breakthrough from Neighbours (1994- 2000, 604 episodes) starring Rebecca Ritters, Michala Banas, Kym Valentine & Emma Harrison.
While studying at Scotch College, Jesse, at the age of 15, auditioned for Neighbours, a soap opera, in 1994 & soon saw his career skyrocketed with offers in TV series & films.
Thereafter, the 5 ft. 10 inches tall actor got lead roles in TV series: House (2004- 2012, 167 episodes) and Chicago Fire.
After the film debut through the 2000 TV movie Lorna Doone, Spencer got his movie breakthrough from the comedy-drama film Uptown Girls (2003) featuring Brittany Murphy & Dakota Fanning.
The movie made on the budget of $20 million collected $44.6 million in the box-office.
Even if, the Australian actor is yet to open up about his actual payroll, he can sum up the salary in a 6-digit figure per year.
Already with an acting stint in theaters from The King and I (1991), Winnie the Pooh (1992) & Scrooge (1993), Jesse auditioned for the soap opera Neighbours & became its cast by 1994.
There, he portrayed one of the lead roles, Bill Kennedy, throughout 2000; it won him Silver Logie Awards in 1999, following a year after another nomination.
Between the years in Neighbours, Jesse Spencer also made theater appearances as well; he appeared in Peter Pan (1998- 1999) and Jack and the Beanstalk (1999- 2000).
In 2000, the Melbourne-born actor made his film debut through the TV film Lorna Doone. It followed his work in other movies:
Despite film appearances, Jesse's career success mostly goes to TV series; he starred as Dr. Robert Chase in House (2004- 2012) alongside Hugh Laurie and Lisa Edelstein.
Since 2012, Jesse appears in the action-drama TV series Chicago Fire with a lead role of Lieutenant/Captain Matthew Casey alongside other casts: Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund & Lauren German.
Moreover, he is recurring cast in the Chicago franchise TV series: Chicago P.D. (2014- Present) & Chicago Med (2017- Present).
Jesse Spencer was once in a relationship with actress Jennifer Morrison; the duo met in March 2004 at Vancouver International Airport while on their way to work in TV series House.
They began dating in July 2004 & even more, got engaged on December 25, 2006, in Paris at the Eiffel Tower.
However, nearly after 8 months, Jesse & Jennifer called off their engagement on August 15, 2007.
Thereafter, he was reportedly in relationships with Louise Griffiths (2008 - 2010) and Maya Gabeira (2010 - 2014).
Many online sources pointed on the rumors on Kali Woodroof, being his girlfriend & stated that Jesse was dating.
Reportedly, the Australian-born & now America-based actor lives in Los Angeles. On average, a house in the LA region costs $859,000.
Formerly, he used to live in Chicago.
Jesse drives a GMC Yukon & as per Taddlr, he owns a Lamborghini too.
The Neighbours actor is prominent in playing guitar, violin & piano; reportedly, he performed in Australian Boys Choir from 1986 to 1992.
In 2006, he became a member of the newly-founded Band from TV, a charity cover band, consisting of actors in American TV series. It raises funds & donates to different charities.
Along with Jesse, the current members of the band include Greg Grunberg, James Denton, Bon Guiney, Adrian Pasdar, Scott Grimes, Hugh Laurie & Teri Hatcher.
Jesse supports the charity-causes for abuse, adoption, fostering, orphans, AIDS & HIV & environment conservation. He has associations with many non-profit organizations:
Jesse Gordon Spencer was born on February 12, 1979, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His father Rodney Spencer is a general practitioner.
Spencer has 2 older brothers who are surgeons & a younger sister, who is an anesthesiologist.
After attending Canterbury Primary School and Malvern Central School, Jesse enrolled at Scotch College but later transited to acting.