Cheyenne Jackson Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Career, Net Worth

Cheyenne Jackson Biography

Cheyenne David Jackson is an American singer and actor. He has gained attention from his roles in Broadway musicals, films, and television series. He started his career in regional theatre in Seattle, Washington. In 2002 he moved to Manhattan and became an understudy in Thoroughly Modern Millie.

In 2004, he originated the role of Matthew in the workshop production of Altar Boyz at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. He went on to have his first lead role on Broadway in All Shook Up in 2005. He has appeared in various films and tv shows including; United 93, Mutual Friends, and American Horror Story.

Cheyenne Jackson Age

Jackson was born on July 12, 1975, in Spokane, Washington, United States. He is 46 years old as of 2021.

Cheyenne Jackson Height

Cheyenne stands at an approximated height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.93 meters). He reportedly weighs about 60 Kgs. The actor has blue eyes and black colored hair. Further details about his body measurements will be updated as soon as they are available.

Cheyenne Jackson Family

Jackson was born in Spokane, Washington, and raised in Oldtown, Idaho. His parents are David and Sherri Jackson. His father was a Vietnam veteran and a Native American. Jackson is the third of four children. He learned how to sing from his mother. Cheyenne moved to Spokane in his teenage years.

Cheyenne Jackson Husband

Jackson is openly gay and happily married to his husband actor Jason Landau. He made their relationship official in October 2013 with an Instagram post. In February 2014, they announced the news of their engagement. They tied the knot in September 2014.

In October 2016, the couple welcomed twins a boy named Ethan and a girl named Willow. Jackson was previously married to Monte Lapka, a physicist. They dated from 2000 and got married on September 3, 2011. They finalized their divorce in September 2013.

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Cheyenne Jackson Children

Jackson has two children together with his husband actor Jason Landau. They welcomed twins a boy named Ethan and a girl named Willow in October 2016. The twins are 5 years old as of 2021.

Cheyenne JacksonĀ  Career

Jackson made his Broadway debut in 2002 understudying both male leads in the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. He went on to originate Matthew’s character in the off-Broadway production of Altar Boyz. In 2005, he played the role of Chad in All Shook Up. The role earned him a Theatre World Award and nominations from the Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor.

Jackson has appeared in various regional theaters for productions including; West Side Story, The Most Happy Fella, Children of Eden, Hair, as Billy Bigelow in Carousel, Damn Yankees, The Rocky Horror Show, and Kismet. His most notable roles are in films like; United 93, Curiosity, Hysteria, Smile, The Green, and Mutual Friends.

Jackson had a recurring role on the tv series 30 Rock from 2009-2013. He also played Dustin Goolsby in the second season of Glee on Fox. He portrayed the lead role of Sebastian Kinglare in the Lifetime Television pilot Family Practice. Jackson appeared in 3 seasons (5-8) of American Horror Story. He has made several appearances on RuPaul’s Drag Race and played the role of Max in Call Me Kat.

Music Career

Jackson started off his music career as a backup singer for Vanessa Williams and Heather Headley. He made his nightclub debut in March 2009 at Loews Regency with a sold-out one-man show called Back to the Start. He then collaborated with Michael Feinstein and created a nightclub act called “The Power of Two”. On October 29, 2010, “The Power of Two” was presented at Carnegie Hall.

Jackson’s concert Music of the Mad Men Era at The Kennedy Center Concert Hall was held on December 31, 2012. His first single Drive was released on May 10, 2012. His second single “Before You” was released on July 10, 2012. The song peaked at #31 on the Hot 100 AC chart. Three singles followed in 2013 titled, “She’s Pretty, She Lies”, “Look at Me”, and “I’m Blue, Skies”.

Cheyenne Jackson Hades

Jackson has played the role of Hades Mal’s father in the 2019 Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants 3 and in the 2020 tv special Descendants Remix Dance Party. He plays the same role in the 2021Animated Television Film Descendants: The Royal Wedding.

Cheyenne Jackson Movies

  • Curiosity
  • United 93
  • Photo Op
  • Hysteria
  • The Green
  • Smile
  • Price Check
  • Lola Versus
  • Mutual Friends
  • The One I Wrote for You
  • Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
  • Dragula
  • Love Is Strange
  • Lucky Stiff
  • A Beautiful Now
  • Day Out of Days
  • Hello Again

Cheyenne Jackson TV Shows

  • Lipstick Jungle Bryce
  • Family Practice
  • Life on Mars
  • Ugly Betty
  • 30 Rock Danny Baker
  • Law & Order
  • It Takes a Village
  • Glee
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Mockingbird Lane
  • Onion News Empire
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Full
  • Royal Pains
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • American Housewife
  • Modern Family

Cheyenne Jackson Net Worth

Jackson has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He has gained wealth from his successful career as a singer and actor.