DJ Qualls - Updated Jul 2024

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DJ Qualls

DJ Qualls known as Donald Joseph Qualls is an American actor who is known for his films including Road Trip, The New Guy, and various television series. DJ Qualls is also a professional producer and Model.

Early Life and Childhood

Donald Joseph Qualls was born in Nashville, Tennessee on June 10, 1978. He is currently 45 years old. He grew up in Manchester, Tennessee, and was admitted to a school near Tullahoma. Likewise, his parents are his father Connie Qualls, and his mother Debbie Qualls. He is one of five children.

He is called by his nickname” Deej” and his zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, his Nationality is American, and was grew up in America.

He suffered from a disease called Hodgins’s Lymphoma (Cancer originating from specific white blood cells) at the age of fourteen. Moreover, after two years of successful treatment, he was free from cancer. However, the chemotherapy treatment hurts his growth and development of the body.


In 1995, He completed his graduation from Coffee County Central High School and was an energetic member of the Red Raider Band. After completing his graduation he joined King’s College London for the study of English Literature.

For further study in law, he went to the University of London. He distinguished that a career in law can earn more money but he was not passionate about becoming a lawyer rather he was more interested in acting. Therefore, he returned to his birthplace, joined Belmont University in Nashville, and started acting in a local theater Company.

Career and Professional Life

As he was interested in acting, he began acting in local theaters and became successful in the acting field. In 1994, DJ Qualls started to look for work in Film Industry. He started as an extra in the HBO film “Against the Wall”. In 1997, he contributed to the small role of Jason in the series named “Mama Flora’s Family”, In between that time, he joined many community theatres as well.

Being a Model he worked for Prada, an Italian luxury fashion house, and photographers like David LaChapelle and Steve Klein. During the Early stage of his starting career DJ appeared in a cameo in Britney Spears’ music video “Boys”, and the video “I’m Just a Kid” by Simple Plan. In 2000, DJ was called from the Atlanta office to meet producer Ivan Reitman in California, after auditioning for a one-liner in an American comedian film “Road Trip”.

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Caption: A scene from Qualls’ movie Road Trip (Source: Yahoo)

After a strong performance in his first feature film “Road Trip”, DJ started to find good opportunities in many projects like “Cherry Falls” and ” Chasing Holden”. Similarly, in 2001, he played Neil Lawrence in “Chasing Holden”. After getting a good response and love from the audience he played in many movies such as “Hustle & Flow Monk, Scrubs, Criminal Minds, Lost, and Law & Order.”

Awards and Nomination

Since DJ Qualls is a multi-talented actor and model he got a nomination for the 12th Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2006, he was nominated for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture in the movie ‘Hustle & Flow’.

DJ Qualls – Net Worth 2024

According to the media, DJ Qualls has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million. The major source of his income is acting and being a producer. Also, modeling is a source of his earnings. Qualls is the highest-paid actor of 2023 with an estimated net worth of $46 million. Moreover, his estimated salary is between $300-$500 thousand. In California, he bought his first house in 2011.

Relationship Status

DJ Qualls prefers to keep his personal and love life private. Currently, he is not dating anyone. From 2006-2007 he has been in a relationship with Nikki Reed. Likewise, he is interested in marrying someone interested in comic books and science fiction. He also wanted his future wife or girlfriend to come from the same profession and help them to understand each other better.

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Caption: Qualls with his ex-girlfriend Nikki Reed (Source: Qualls)


As he is a famous actor he has clear personal behavior and has not been in any controversy.

DJ Qualls – Body Measurements

DJ Qualls has a height of 6 feet or 183 cm and weighs 70 kg. Similarly, his hair color is brown and his eye color is blue. Likewise, he wears a shoe size of 10 as per US standards. His body structure is slim.

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Caption: Qualls posing for a photo (Source: Pinterest)

Social Media

DJ Qualls is available on various social media platforms. He has got 83.1k Followers on Instagram. Likewise, he is available on Twitter by the name (@TheOnlyDJQualls). He does not have a YouTube, TikTok, or Facebook account.