Jesse Spencer - Updated Apr 2024

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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia

Jesse Spencer


Jesse Spencer is a musician and actor from Australia. Jesse Spencer is best known for his roles in the Australian soap opera Neighbours as Billy Kennedy, Robert Chase in the American medical drama House, and Captain Matthew Casey in the American drama Chicago Fire.

Early Life and Childhood

Jesse Spencer was born on February 12, 1979, in the city of Melbourne, Australia. His age is 44 years as of 2024 and he is a naturalized Australian-American citizen and Christian by religion. He became a U.S. citizen in November 2021.

Similarly, his full name is Jesse Gordon Spencer and his birth sign is Aquarius. He was born to his father Rodney Spencer, a radiologist, and his mother Robyn Spencer who was a member of the One Nation party.

Also, he is the youngest of four siblings and has two older brothers. His one brother Tarney Spencer is an oculoplastic surgeon by profession and his other brother Luke Spencer is an orthopedic surgeon by profession. Similarly, his younger sister Polly Spencer is an anesthetist by profession.


Talking about his educational background, he went to Canterbury Primary, Malvern Central, and the private Scotch College. Moreover, he auditioned for the long-running soap opera Neighbours while there. Similarly, he had finished his VCE and had been accepted to study at Monash University, but he decided to pursue his acting career instead. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding his career, he played Billy Kennedy in the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 1994 to 2000. Also, he later reprised his role in a 2005 episode commemorating the show’s 20th anniversary.

Moreover, his character was the son of long-term Ramsay Street residents Dr. Karl Kennedy and Susan Kennedy. Also, he provided the voiceover for the Code Read Network public interest advertisements on dyslexia which will air on Australian television in 2022.

Following his time on Neighbours, he appeared in films such as Winning London with the Olsen Twins, Uptown Girls, and Swimming Upstream. Later, he portrayed Dr. Robert Chase, an intensive care specialist, and surgeon, on the Fox medical drama House from 2004 to 2012.

In addition, he was the second longest-serving member of the title character’s team, having played Chase for the entire run of the show. From 2012 to 2021, he played firefighter Matthew Casey on the NBC drama Chicago Fire.

However, his musical career began with the Australian Boys Choir, with whom he performed from 1986 to 1992. He is a member of the Band from TV, which includes his former House co-star Hugh Laurie. Moreover, they perform at various events as well as donate the proceeds to charity.

Jesse Spencer

Caption: Jesse Spencer in an award show. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Spencer has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything till now and is not collaborating with any brands. No information is available regarding the other brands he has cooperated with or not. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Spencer was nominated for “Most Popular Actor” at the 1998 and 1999 Logie Awards for his work on Neighbours. Similarly, he received nominations for “Choice TV Breakout Performance – Male” at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards and “Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series” at the 2008 Screen Guild Awards for his outstanding work on House. Moreover, for his work on House, he was awarded a “Golden Boomerang” at the 2006 Australians in Film Breakthrough Awards.

Jesse Spencer – Net Worth 2024

Spencer is a musician and actor from Australia who has earned a considerable income from his work. His estimated net worth is around $8 million and his annual salary is $500k and his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his monthly and weekly wages are unknown.

Relationship Status

Jesse Spencer began dating Kali Woodruff Carr in 2014 and proposed to her in 2019. They got married on June 27, 2020. On the other hand, talking about his past affairs he met his House co-star, American actress Jennifer Morrison, at Vancouver International Airport in March 2004 while on their way to film the pilot episode of House.

They started dating in July 2004 and got engaged at the Eiffel Tower in Paris during Christmas 2006, but they called off their engagement in August 2007. Similarly, from 2008 to 2010, he was in a relationship with British actress and singer Louise Griffiths. Moreover, he dated Maya Gabeira, a Brazilian big wave surfer, from 2010 to 2013.

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Caption: Jesse Spencer with his wife. Source: Now to Love


Spencer has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height Spencer is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 73kg. Moreover, his eye color is blue and his hair color is black and his shoe size is 10(US). However, his accurate body measurements are unknown.

Jesse Spencer

Caption: Jesse Spencer giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Jesse Spencer – Social Media

Jesse Spencer is very active on Instagram. He has 123k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @jesse___spencer. Similarly, his Twitter handle @jesse_spencer is followed by 284.9k followers.