Jesse Lee Soffer - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2022

Jesse Lee Soffer
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Chicago P.D. (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 23, 1984 (age 39)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jesse Lee Soffer
Birth Place: Ossining, New York, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Stan Soffer
Mother's Name: Jill Hindes
Siblings: N/A
High School: The Frederick Gunn School
University: The Frederick Gunn School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Ashkenazi-Jewish, German, English, Irish, French)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 77 kg (169.76 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 11.5 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Jesse Lee Soffer?

Jesse Lee Soffer is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for playing Will Munson in As the World Turns, Jay Halstead in Chicago P.D., Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and in the films The Brady Bunch Movie, A Very Brady Sequel.

Jesse Lee Soffer – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jesse Lee Soffer was born on April 23, 1984, in Ossining, New York, USA. His mother’s name is Jill Hindes (née Bruning) and his father’s name is Stan Soffer. Sadly, his father passed away when he was nine years old – in 1993. From his mother’s second marriage, he has two half-sisters Shayne Hindes, Jenna Hindes and from his father’s first marriage, he has two older half-siblings- Craig Soffer (half-brother) and Melisa Soffer (half-sister).

He lived the first ten years of his life in Tarrytown, New York, and later moved with his family to Newtown, Connecticut.

Jesse Lee Soffer with his mother (Image: Instagram - posted 2019)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Jesse Lee Soffer attended The Frederick Gunn School where he played soccer in school. He graduated from the same in 2003. He went on to study at New York University  (NYU) and Drew University. His ethnicity includes Ashkenazi Jewish,  German, English, Irish, French.

Jesse Lee Soffer – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Jesse Lee Soffer began dating his Chicago P.D. co-star Sophia Bush in May 2014. Their relationship ended in November 2016. In August 2018 it was confirmed that he and his girlfriend Torrey DeVitto were dating. DeVitto is also an actress and co-starred with him on Chicago Med. They ended their relationship in May 2019.

Soffer does not have children of his own and is sans wife.

Jesse Lee Soffer, Torrey DeVitto (Image: Pinterest)

Jesse Lee Soffer – Career

Early Days

Soffer began his career as an actor at the age of six. His early roles were in numerous commercials including a Kix cereal commercial. His debut screen role was in the 1993 film Matinee as Dennis Loomis. His role as Bobby Brady in the films The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and A Very Brady Sequel (1996) opened his path to diverse roles in his career. 

This was followed by a recurring role in the TV series Two of a Kind (1998), Guiding Light (1999). Finally, in 2004, he was cast as Will Munson in the TV series As the World Turns. He portrayed the role for a total of 502 episodes from 2004 to 2008 and in 2010. This is considered Jesse Lee Soffer’s breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years, Soffer has appeared in the TV series CSI: Miami (2008), The Philanthropist (2009), The Mentalist (2011), The Mob Doctor (2012-2013), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2014-2015), in the TV movies The Awakening of Spring (2008), Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (2013), and in the films Gracie (2007), In Time (2011), etc. Currently, he plays Jay Halstead in episodes of the TV series Chicago Fire (2013-present), Chicago P.D. (2014-present), Chicago Med (2015-present).

Jesse Lee Soffer in Chicago P.D. (Image: Showbiz Cheat Sheet)


On the set of Chicago P.D., Jesse Lee Soffer has worked alongside Tracy Spiridakos, Jon Seda, LaRoyce Hawkins, Elias Koteas, Patrick John Flueger.

Jesse Lee Soffer – Awards, Nominations

Soffer has been nominated for Daytime Emmy Award- Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in the years 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Jesse Lee Soffer – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Jesse Lee Soffer is estimated to be around $5 million while the figure on the annual income is not known.

Jesse Lee Soffer – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Soffer are followed by over a million followers and counting.

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