William Jackson Harper Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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William Jackson Harper Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 8, 1980
Zodiac SignAquarius
Eye ColorDark Brown

William Jackson Harper is an American actor, theatre actor, and voiceover artist who has gained prominence with his role as Chidi Anagonye in the fantasy philosophical comedy television series, The Good Place. Apart from that, he has also been cast in several other acting projects including The BreaksThe Electric CompanyThey Remain, and That’s What She Said.

Born Name

William Fitzgerald Harper

Nick Name

William

William Jackson Harper as seen while taking a mirror selfie in November 2018
William Jackson Harper as seen while taking a mirror selfie in November 2018 (William Jackson Harper / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States

Nationality

American

Education

William Jackson Harper studied at the College of Santa Fe, graduating in 2003.

Occupation

Actor, Voiceover Artist, Theatre Actor

Manager

William Jackson Harper is represented by Stone Manners Salners Agency, Talent Agency, New York City, New York, United States.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

From Left to Right - Ted Danson, D'Arcy Carden, William Jackson Harper, Kristen Bell, Manny Jacinto, and Jameela Jamil in March 2019
From Left to Right – Ted Danson, D’Arcy Carden, William Jackson Harper, Kristen Bell, Manny Jacinto, and Jameela Jamil in March 2019 (William Jackson Harper / Instagram)

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

William Jackson Harper has dated –

  1. Ali Ahn – He is in a relationship with Ali Ahn and they have often attended several events together.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

William Jackson Harper has African-American roots.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Dimpled smile
  • Prominent Adam’s apple
William Jackson Harper at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel during San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2018
William Jackson Harper at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel during San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2018 (aitchisons / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

William Jackson Harper Facts

  1. He changed his middle name from ‘Fitzgerald’ to ‘Jackson’ because he felt that ‘Fitzgerald’ was too long.
  2. Between 2009 and 2011, he co-starred as Danny Rebus in the television series, The Electric Company.
  3. In 2010, William Jackson Harper made his first theatrical film appearance as Moynihan’s Assistant in the mystery/crime romantic drama film, All Good Things, which starred Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, and Frank Langella.
  4. He has co-starred on the popular show, The Good Place, alongside the likes of Kristen Bell, Jameela Jamil, D’Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto, and Ted Danson.
  5. Just before securing the role of Chidi Anagonye, a deceased professor of ethics and moral philosophy from Senegal, in The Good Place, William Jackson Harper was on the verge of quitting acting. Later, this role got him nominated for the 2019 Critics’ Choice Television Award in the “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” category.
  6. He has done voiceover work for the video game titled Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony.
  7. He enjoying playing the drums.
  8. William Jackson Harper has described himself as a nerd.
  9. His theatre credits include having worked on productions such as Ruined and An Octoroon.
  10. He has also earned a huge social media fan base and enjoys more than 800k followers on Instagram and more than 150k followers on Twitter.

Featured Image by William Jackson Harper / Instagram

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