James H. ‘Jay’ Harrington III, was born on 15 November 1971 in Wellesley, Massachusetts USA, so is currently aged 47. He is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the title role in the ABC satirical sitcom “Better Off Ted” (2009-2010), also for playing Dr. Ron in the ensemble sex comedy film “American Reunion” (2012), and as Sergeant II David ‘Deacon’ Kay in the CBS crime drama series “S.W.A.T.” (2017-present).
Would you like to know more about Jay Harrington’s professional career and personal life? How rich is he, as of now? Is he married or not? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Jay Harrington Net Worth
His career started in 1998 and he has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, primarily known as a professional actor. So, if you ever wondered how rich Jay Harrington is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through his successful career. If he continues to develop his career further, his net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning his early life, Jay spent his childhood in Wellesley, raised alongside his two brothers Adam and Matt by his parents, Terry and Judy Harrington, whose professions are unknown to the media. He developed his love for acting as a young kid, as the family spent summers near The Harwich Junior Theater, where he began to perform. Regarding his education, Jay went to Wellesley High School, and upon matriculation enrolled in Syracuse University, New York State, where he studied Theater.
The Late 1990s: Career Beginnings
Speaking about Jay’s professional acting career, it began in 1998 when he guest-starred as Mitch in an episode of the USA Network crime drama series “Pacific Blue”, which was followed by his guest-starring role of Det. Maxwell in an episode of the NBC action series “The Pretender”. In the same year, Jay made his debut film appearance in the comedy “Enough Already”. By the end of the decade, he had also landed the role of a waiter in the comedy-drama film “Anywhere But Here” (1999), directed by Wayne Wang, played Marshall Pike in the 1999 drama “Catalina Trust”, and was also cast as a cop in the romantic comedy-drama “Whatever It Takes” (2000). All of these roles contributed to the establishment of his net worth.
The Early and the Mid-2000s
With the beginning of the new millennium, Jay Harrington started getting more serious roles, as he was chosen to portray Theodore Blumenthal in the Lifetime police procedural drama series “The Division” (2001-2002), which was followed by his appearance as Tom in the film “Hourly Rates” (2002). In the next year, he was cast as Steve Taylor in the NBC sitcom “Coupling”, and then was selected to play Dr. Simon O’Keefe in The WB drama series “Summerland” (2004-2005).
When that filming ended, Jay landed the role of Dave Denali in the 2005 comedy “Partners(s)” and featured as Special Agent Paul Ryan in the Fox crime drama series “The Inside” (2005-2006), next to Adam Baldwin, Katie Finneran and Rachel Nichols. Thereafter, he was quite busy as he starred in such roles as Dr. Ron McCready in the ABC mystery comedy-drama series “Desperate Housewives”, Tyler Lucas in the TV film “Why I Wore Lipstick To My Mastectomy”, and Spencer in another TV film, entitled “Sex, Power, Love & Politics”, all in 2006.
The Late 2000s: Rise to Prominence
In 2007, Jay appeared as Judd Brinkmeyer in the TV film “The News”, after which came his next major appearance with the role of Dr. Wyatt Lockhart in the ABC medical drama series “Private Practice” between 2008 and 2009. Subsequently, Jay came to prominence when he was selected to portray the title role of Ted Crisp in the ABC satirical sitcom “Better Off Ted” (2009-2010), which added a considerable amount to his net worth and increased enormously his popularity.
The Early 2010s
At the beginning of the next decade, Jay continued to line up success after success by doing a voice over of Emile in the 3D computer-animated musical comedy film “A Monster In Paris”, playing Al in the comedy “The Love Guide”, directed by Derek Estlin Purvis, both in 2011. He then landed the role of Dr. Ron in the ensemble sex comedy film “American Reunion”, which is the fourth part of the “American Pie” film series, featured as Sam in the thriller “Y/N: You Lie, You Die”, both in 2012. During the same year, Jay was chosen to play Alec in the TV Land sitcom “Hot In Cleveland”, which lasted until 2014, and then he was in the main cast as Phil Quinlan in the USA Network single-camera sitcom “Benched” in 2014, however, it was cancelled due to low ratings.
To speak further of his acting career, Jay also portrayed Ron Emmerson in the TV film “Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow” (2015), guest-starred as Dr. Leo Fields in several episodes of the CBS medical drama “Code Black” (2016-2017), and featured as Gus in the 2017 drama film “High Low Forty”, directed by Paddy Quinn. Most recently, he has been starring as Sergeant II David ‘Deacon’ Kay in the CBS crime drama series “S.W.A.T.” since 2017, so his net worth is certainly still rising.
Personal Life: Is He Married or Not?
In his personal life, Jay Harrington is married to television personality Monica Richard. They exchanged their wedding vows in a ceremony held in Santa Monica, California on 28 August of 2016, after dating for two years. The couple has no children, and reside in Los Angeles, California.
He is also known for being a member of the Entertainment League, a private celebrity basketball league. Besides that, Jay also enjoys playing for a local amateur ice hockey team.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about his appearance, Jay Harrington is apparently a very handsome man with white skin, short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He has an amazing muscular body shape and as per some sources, he stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while his weight is reputed to be around 176lbs (80kgs).
Social Media Presence
In addition to his career, Jay Harrington is active across many of the most popular social media sites, which he uses not only to promote his career but also to share various other contents with his fans. So, he runs his official Instagram account, having more than 117,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account, on which he has more than 18,000 fans.