John Gallagher Jr | Biography

Posted On: 26 Jul, 2014

John Gallagher Jr | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 17, 1984
Age 36 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Not yet
Girlfriend Not disclosed
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Not yet
Net Worth $2 Million Dollars
Height 175 cm
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Not yet

An American Actor and Musician, John Gallagher Jr (birth name John Howard Gallagher, Jr.) was born on June 17, 1984, best known for his fascinating role in ‘Duncan Sheik’ as Moritz Stiefel and as rock musician in ‘Spring Awakening’ as Steven Sater. The success of the movie earned him a ‘Tony Award’ for Best Featured Actor in a Music. He made his presence in couple of movies that includes ‘american idiot’, ‘Jerusalem’, and ‘The newsroom’ and relatively most of his movies that he played was music oriented.

He also took the role of Johnny in ‘Green Day’s Broadway musical where couple of performance was singing events. Known as Musician, John often plays guitar and had already performed for a band named “Annie’s Autograph”. His membership with band called ‘Old Springs Pike’ has done stage performance at various locations primarily in New York City. With his overall performance both in the Hollywood and Music industry, he is able establish his stardom as an icon in the public figure.

Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Gallagher got good care from his parents and two older sisters. His parents by profession both were folk Musicians, so obviously he was influenced by his parents and began to pursue his dreams in music. At early age, he was surrounded by musical environment, so he had every opportunity to sharpen his skills and talents and on top of it he got proper guidance from his parents. Later on, he went on to play in various bands which include ‘What Now’, ‘Not Now Murray’, ‘Annie’s Autograph’ and ‘old Springs Pike’. Gallagher also played as Tom Sawyer where he played a role as a child actor at the ‘Delaware Children’s Theatre’.

In the year 2008, his band members made an interview with media to announce his departure as he had his busy life in the film industry. After the conformation from his MySpace page it was sure that he leaving the band ,however he moved to another band called ‘The Spring Standards’. Before entering in the Hollywood, he used perform in several theatres; he appeared in three plays by playwright by David Lindsay-Abaire and also appeared in the Manhattan Theatre Club which was the Production of the David Marshall Grant play ‘Current Events’. He was actively involved in the production drama that includes ‘Port Authority’ and ‘Farragut North’ which were productions of the ‘Atlantic Theater Company’.

He also played in ‘american idiot’ which was based on the musical album of the Green Day along with band members Brian Charles Johnson and Gerard Canonico. It was premiered in Berkeley, California on September 4 2009 and ended on November 15, 2009. Later on he was nominated for three ‘Tony Awards’ out of which he won two. He also made his presence in several televisions series and also did a lead role in the Hallmark Hall of Fame’s Film ‘The Flamingo Rising’.

There has been no such information disclosed in the internet regarding his personal life. May be because he doesn’t like to reveal and likes to maintain his privacy. The media even has not speculated regarding about his gay issues, so we can consider him as a genuine guy. There has been rumor about his dating with Aubrey Plaza for couple of years and the affair gained such a height that reports came from various Daily newspaper that couple were proceeding for engagement. Aubrey Plaza is considered to be his first girlfriend in the show ‘The newsroom’ which is based on the show’s lopsided love triangle. His body structure is considered to have admirable composition of his tall figure which exactly suits for the musician.

During the survey done by the ‘People With Money’, he was on the top 10 highest-paid actors with an estimated net worth $ 75 million. John also likes to keep in touch with his fans from twitter and also we can see his shirtless pictures and profile in his official website For more information we can also get on wiki.