Justin Hartley, 43, is an American actor who first gained visibility among comic book fans as Oliver Queen and his superhero alter-ego, Green Arrow, in Smallville. He would be a hit with the wider mainstream audience as Kevin Pearson in the family-drama series; This is Us.
Here are seven facts about Justin Hartley:
Justin Hartley would become a mainstay of television with his role as Kevin Pearson in the family drama series; This is Us. One of the three Pearson siblings, Hartley, plays the middle child, Kevin Pearson, a down-on-his-luck actor who tries to break the pretty-boy stereotype and become more than the eye-candy.
Justin Hartley has kind of the movie-star good looks that makes the ladies fawn over him.
He has been married twice, and fathers a daughter with his first wife.
Justin met and fell in love with his Passions co-star, Lindsay Korman, in 2003. They formally engaged on November 13, 2003, and married on May 1, 2004.
They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Isabella Justice Hartley, on July 3, 2004. The arrival of their daughter couldn't save their marriage, and they divorced on May 6, 2012.
Their separation was amicable, and they share joint custody of Isabella.
In January 2014, news about Justin's relationship with actress Chrishell Stause became public. They announced their engagement in July 2016, and they got married on October 28, 2017.
Their relationship couldn't last either, and by late 2019, they were divorced.
Justin's first big role came in the superhero series, Smallville chronicling the origin story of the superhero, Superman. In the show, Justin played the billionaire Oliver Queen and his superhero alter-ego, Green Arrow.
Justin joins the ranks of celebrities who are making it big on Instagram. The hunky 6'2" tall Illinois-native has racked up an impressive following of 1.6 million as of February 2020.
Hartley's big-screen credits include roles in movies like Red Canyon, A Bad Moms Christmas, Little, and Jexi, to name a few. He is set to play a major role in the upcoming thriller movie, The Hunt.
Among those named in the cast are Betty Gilpin, Ike Barinholtz, Emma Roberts, and Hilary Swank.
Justin Hartley was born Justin Scott Hartley on January 29, 1977, in Knoxville, Illinois, making him 43 years old as of February 2020. He is also 6'2" and built like a movie star, which is a double-edged sword as he is typecast as eye-candy.
He belies his stereotype by giving it his all in his roles and is an acclaimed and versatile actor.
As of February 2020, Justin Hartley's net worth is reported to be $7 million. He has been a professional actor since 2002 and has 32 acting credits to his name.
His most successful role came in This is Us as Kevin Pearson. He had been earning $125,000 per episode before his salary was increased to $250,000 per episode in 2018.