Jamie Thomas Denton Jr. who is professionally known as James Denton is an American actor famous for featuring the Mike Delfino in the television series Desperate Housewives.
James Denton's Early Life And Education
James Denton was born Jamie Thomas Denton Jr. on 20 January 1963 and is 56 years old. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee to father J.T. Denton (1930–1993), a dentist who served in the military and mother Mary Jean Woolslair Denton, who died of breast cancer in 2002.
James was raised nearby Goodlettsville. He enrolled at the University of Tennessee where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, majored in television/journalism and earned a degree in an advertisement. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
James Denton's Career
James Denton started his acting career at a young age of twenty-three, at a community theater in Nashville. He then became a full-time actor. His first role came to the cinema as Stanley, in A Streetcar Named Desire and his another success was in the movie Lapin Lapin, appeared as the terrorist Bebert, during that time he was residing in Chicago.
Till the date, James has appeared in numerous movies and television series like The Pretender, Hunter's Moon, The Drew Carey Show, Desperate Housewives, Good Witch, Threat Matrix, and many others.
James Denton's Personal Life
James Denton is married twice. He dated his girlfriend, Deana Carter from his high school. She was a country music artist. They got married in 1997, but unfortunately, they ended their relationship with a divorce in 2000. The reason for the divorce was his rumors for having extramarital affairs. They don’t have any child together.
He then married, Erin O'Brien, a personal trainer at Life Time Fitness, on December 16, 2002. He has two children with his second wife, a son named Sheppard (b. March 2003) and a daughter named Malin O’Brien (b. March 22, 2005). They now live in Chanhassen a city near Minneapolis, Minnesota.
James Denton's Net Worth
James earns a massive salary through his acting career. He has featured in several movies through which he makes a good amount of money. As of 2019, James Denton's net worth is reported to be around $7 million.