Jonathan Jackson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jonathan Jackson Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth May 11, 1982
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Lisa Vultaggio

Jonathan Jackson is an American actor, musician, and author who has served as the lead vocalist, lyricist, and guitarist of the American indie rock band Enation (2004–Present). He has also acted in several movies and TV series, most notably playing characters such as Lucky Spencer in the daytime soap opera General Hospital (1993-1999, 2009-2011, 2015) and Avery Barkley in the musical drama TV series Nashville (2012–2018). In 2012, under the pen name J. S. Jackson, he had published a book of poetry titled Book of Solace and Madness.

Born Name

Jonathan Stevens Jackson

Nick Name

J.J., Jono

Jonathan Jackson as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Jonathan Jackson as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Jonathan Jackson / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Orlando, Orange County, Florida, United States

Residence

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Jonathan had attended the Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School in Battle Ground, Clark County, Washington. After temporarily moving to Burbank, California, with his mother in 1993, he had completed his high school graduation there, at the age of just 16.

Occupation

Actor, Musician, Author

Jonathan Jackson in an Instagram selfie from May 2020
Jonathan Jackson in an Instagram selfie from May 2020 (Jonathan Jackson / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Rick ‘Ricky Lee’ Jackson (Physician, Musician, Politician)
  • Mother – Jeanine Jackson (née Sharp) (Businesswoman, Amateur Ventriloquist)
  • Siblings – Richard Lee Jackson (Older Brother) (Actor, Musician; Drummer, Percussionist, and Backup Vocalist for the American Indie Rock band Enation), Candice Erin Jackson (Older Sister) (Lawyer, Author, Civil Administrator)
  • Others – Raquel Jackson (née Torres) (Sister-in-Law), Virgil Lee Jackson (Paternal Grandfather), Ella Fay Smith (Paternal Grandmother), John Sharp (Maternal Grandfather), Muriel Lehto (Maternal Grandmother)

Genre

Indie rock, Alternative Rock, Post Punk

Instruments

Guitar, Piano, Vocals

Labels

  • Hilasterion Records (Independent)
  • Loud & Proud Records

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Jonathan Jackson as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019
Jonathan Jackson as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019 (Jonathan Jackson / Instagram)

 

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jonathan has dated –

  1. Lisa Vultaggio (1999-Present) – Jonathan had started dating Canadian actress Lisa Vultaggio in 1999, soon after they had first met on the sets of the daytime soap opera General Hospital, where she was portraying the character of Hannah Scott. Even though Jonathan is 10 years younger than Lisa and that he was only 20 years old at that time, the couple got married on June 21, 2002. They have 3 children together – a daughter named Adora Jackson (b. July 2005) and 2 sons named  Caleb Jackson (b. June 21, 2003) and Titus Gabriel Jackson (b. October 7, 2010).

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Dutch, and French descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Center-parted, neck-length, wavy hair
  • Sports a trimmed beard
  • Affable smile

Religion

Christianity (Eastern Orthodox)

Brand Endorsements

Jonathan has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Kellogg’s Corn Pops cereal (1993)
  • McDonald’s (My Room campaign)
  • Mattel

In the late 1990s, he had been featured in print advertisements for the American fashion house Calvin Klein Inc. 

Jonathan Jackson as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020
Jonathan Jackson as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020 (Jonathan Jackson / Instagram)

Jonathan Jackson Facts

  1. For his portrayal of Lucky Spencer in General Hospital, he had won 5 Daytime Emmy Awards – 3 in the category of ‘Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series’ (1995, 1998, 1999) and 2 in the category of ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series’ (2011, 2012).
  2. In November 2014, he had released a book titled The Mystery of Art: Becoming an Artist in the Image of God.
  3. He and his older brother Richard had founded a production company called Nine On The Breaks.
  4. Raised as a non-denominational Christian, he and his family were baptized into the Eastern Orthodox Church in 2012.

Featured Image by Jonathan Jackson / Instagram

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