Who is Cheyenne Jackson?

Cheyenne Jackson is a popular American actor and singer who has been seen working actively since the year of 2002.

Personal Life

Cheyenne Jackson, whose real name is Cheyenne David Jackson was born on 12 July 1975 in Spokane, Washington, the U.S. as a son of his mother, Sherri Jackson, and father, David Jackson. He is the third child among the four children of his parents where he has one sister and two brothers.

Quick Info
Full NameCheyenne David Jackson
Date of BirthJuly 12, 1975
Birth PlaceSpokane, Washington, U.S.
Parent(s)Sherri Jackson and David Jackson
OccupationActor, Singer
Spouse(s)Monte Lapka
​(m. 2011; div. 2013)​
Jason Landau ​(m. 2014)
Net worthUS $5 million


Cheyenne Jackson stated that he is gay and he also lived in a relationship with Monte Lapka who is a physicist where they had started dating in 2000. Later, on September 3, 2011, they got married but later, in 2013, they divorced. After that, he started dating actor Jason Landau in October 2013 and they became engaged in February 2014. Later, they married in September 2014. In 2016, they had a girl and boy twins. 

Nationality and Physical Stats

Jackson holds an American nationality and belongs to the English and German ethnicity. Currently, he is 45 years old with a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.93 m) and a weight of 100 kg. He had got black hair with blue eyes. As he was born n 12 July, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

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Early Life and Education

Earlier, Cheyenne Jackson used to live in a rural home with his family when he was in his childhood, and later, they moved to Spokane. Later, Jackson was seen working as an ad executive at a magazine also seen doing theatre work too. Later, he focused on his acting career after he was interested in acting. Jackson had not mentioned his education.

Social Media

Cheyenne Jackson has an Instagram account with the tag name (@mrcheyennejackson) where he had 689k followers.



Cheyenne Jackson started his acting career by appearing on some plays like “West Side Story”, “The Happiest Fella”, “Children of Eden”, “Hair”, “Carousel”, “Damn Yankees”, “The Rockey Horror Show” and “Kismet”. Later, he made his Broadway debut after he had been cast on a play “Thoroughly Modern” in 2002. After that, he was seen appearing as Radames on a musical “Aida” in 2003, and in the following year, he was also seen appearing as Mathew on a musical comedy “Altar Boyz”.

Further, Cheyenne Jackson was seen appearing on several series like “The 24 Hour Plays”, “On the Twentieth Century”, “All Shook Up”, “The Agony and The Agony”, “Xanadu”, “Damn Yankees”, “Finian’s Rainbow”, “8”, “The Heart of the Matter”, “The Performers”, “The Happiest Fella”, “The Secret Garden” and “Into the Woods”.

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Cheyenne Jackson started his professional film career after he had been cast as Luke in a short movie “Curiosity” in 2005. After that, he was cast as Mark Bingham on a documentary thriller movie “United 93” in 2006. In 2010, he was cast into the role of Zig in a short movie “Photo Op” and in the same year, he was also seen appearing as Scott in the movie “Hysteria”.

In 2011, Cheyenne Jackson was cast as Daniel in the drama movie “The Green” and also seen as Doctor Steve in a short movie “Smile” in the same year. Likewise, he was seen appearing as Ernie on a comedy movie “Price Check” in 2012 and he was also cast as Roger on an American movie “Lola versus” in the same year. Further, he was seen playing the role of Christoph is an American comedy movie “Mutual Friends” in 2013.

Also, in 2014, Cheyenne Jackson was cast in several movies including “The One I Wrote for You”, “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, “Dragula”, “Love Is Strange” alongside Marisa Tomei and “Lucky Stiff”. After that, in 2015, he was seen on an American comedy-drama movie “A Beautiful Now” and in the same year, he was also seen appearing as Phil on an American drama movie “Day Out of Days”. Likewise, he was also seen in several movies like “Bear with Us”, “Opening Night”, “Hello Again”, “Hurricane Bianca 2: From Russia with Hate”, and “Descendants 3”. Further, he will be seen appearing in an upcoming American horror comedy movie “Werewolves Within”.

Tv shows

Cheyenne Jackson started his television career after he had been cast as Bryce on an American comedy-drama television series “Lipstick Jungle” in 2008. In the same year, he was also cast on a television movie “Family Practice”. Later, in 2009, he was seen appearing on a science fiction crime drama movie “Life on Mars”. In that year, he was also seen playing the role of Timothy on an American comedy-drama television series “Ugly Betty”.

Further, Cheyenne Jackson was seen appearing on several series and movies including “30 Rock”, “Law & Order”, “It Takes a Village”, “Glee”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Mockingbird Lane”, “Onion News Empire”, “Behind the Candelabra”, “Full Circle”, “HR”, “Royal Pains”, “American Horror Story: Hotel”, “American Horror Story: Roanoke”, “American Housewife”, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, “The Real O’Neals”, “Sense8”, “American Horror Story: Cult”, “Modern Family”, “American Woman”, “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story: Apocalypse”.


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In 2019, Cheyenne Jackson was seen playing the role of Hades on an American musical fantasy television movie “Descendants 3”. After that, he was also cast on an American drama streaming television series “The Morning Show” and also seen as Hooded Justice on an American superhero drama “Watchmen”. In 2020, he was seen appearing on a television special “descendants Remix Dance Party” as Hades, and in the same year, he was also seen on series like “Equal” and “Julie and Phantoms”. Further, he will be seen playing the main role on an American comedy television series “Call Me Kat” in 2021.

Besides this, he was also seen releasing several albums and also seen appearing on several music videos.


In his career, Cheyenne Jackson won Theatre World Awards for Outstanding Debut in 2005 from “All Shook Up” and then, in 2006, he also won the Boston Society of Film Critics for Best Ensemble Cast from “United 93”.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Cheyenne Jackson is $5 million.