William Fitzgerald Harper, also professionally known as William Jackson Harper is an American actor best known for his role as Chidi Anagonye on the sitcom The Good Place. Moreover, with the professional career of over a decade, he has appeared in several films and TV series including Law & Order, 30 Rock, and The Breaks.
The American actor was born on February 8, 1980, in Dallas, Texas, United States. He was born to an African-American family where his mother’s maiden name is Jackson. Not much information is available regarding to his father and mother.
Having Jackson in his name, many people misunderstand him as the relative of Samuel L. Jackson.
William belongs to American nationality and African-American by ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius. As for education, he completed his course from the College of Santa Fe in 2003. He also changed his name to William Jackson Harper to honor both of his parents,
The American actress is in an intimate relationship with a Korean girl named Ali Ahn. The couple started dating since 2017 or earlier, as Harper posted on his Instagram saying “I like this person”.
He often posts her picture on his Instagram showing his love. The actor seems to be more determined in keeping his relationship secret. However, they are not married yet. In addition, he also has a dog as a pet.
William is a hard-working and popular television artist established himself in the entertainment industry for more than ten years. He worked in several films and TV series and must have earned a decent amount.
Well, his exact net worth is not revealed to the media, however, it could be somewhere between $1 million - $2 million.
Being a popular artist, the wage of Harper is $60,000 per episode which is a huge amount of salary. So, we can assume his net worth is over a million as he played in the show for four years and earned from other films and series.
The American actor made his professional debut in Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2007 where he played the role of Chayne Danforth. Following then, he appeared on the television series Great Performances as Melville in 2009.
He played in several TV series including Mercy (2009), The Electric Company (2009-2013), Law & Order (2010), High Maintenance (2014), The Blacklist (2015) and many more. In addition, he is currently playing in The Good Place which started airing since 2016, alongside D’Arcy Carden, Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, and Manny Jacinto.
In 2010, Harper made a film debut in All Good Things as Moynihan’s Assistant. Likewise, he worked in several other films such as That’s What She Said (2012), True Story (2015), Paterson (2016), They Remain (2018), and Midsommar (2019).
Furthermore, he made a Broadway debut in All The Way as James Harrison and Stockley Carmichael in 2014.
William Jackson Harper is an American actor best known for his role as Chidi Anagonye in the NBC sitcom The Good Place.
William Jackson Harper is 39 years old, as of 2019.
William Jackson Harper is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters tall.
William Jackson Harper is from Dallas, Texas.