Jeffrey Donovan Biography

Updated On Jun 27, 2019 Published On May 09, 2016
Facts of Jeffrey Donovan
Date of Birth: 1968 , May-11
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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The American actor, Jeffrey Thomas Donovan aka Jeffrey Donovan is best known for appearing in the series, Burn Notice as a Michael Westen. 

Jeffrey Donovan's Early Life, Bio, and Education

Though Jeffrey was raised in poverty, he was able to get enrolled in acting classes with her help of his mentor Patricia Hoyt. He received his formal education from Amesbury High School and then he joined Bridgewater State University. Later on, he got transferred to the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a major in drama.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts from there. He also pursued his master's degree at New York University with a major in Fine Arts.

Jeffrey Donovan's Career

He has been active in acting since 1995. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Miles and Newton Dell in the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street.

 
 
 
 
 
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He also starred in the TV series Law & Order and movie Throwing Down that year. The following year he portrayed the role of Henry Addison in the movie Sleepers. He rose to fame after starring the role of Vance Munson in the movie Hitch.

His breakthrough role as an actor came in 2007 after portraying the role of Michael Westen in the TV series Burn Notice.

Jeffrey Donovan's Net Worth and Salary

For this role, he earned the salary of $135,000 /episode in 2009 and his net worth is said to be around $10 million.

From 2016-17, Jeffrey appeared as Charlie Haverford in American drama series Shut Eye. He appeared in a total of 20 episodes as the main in the series and made $175 thousand per episode. And he reportedly earned 3.5 million only from Shut Eyer from 2016-17.

Jeffrey Donovan's Personal Life

On 25th of August 2012, Jeffrey got married to his long-term girlfriend Michelle Woods also known as Michelle Donovan. The couple reportedly dated for long and had a romantic love affair before getting wed. Michelle Donovan is a beautiful model. As a loving husband and wife, they have been parents twice.

Besides this married life, he has not been involved in extra affairs and he also doesn't have any girlfriend than her loving wife. There is also no sign of them getting divorced.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Jeffrey Donovan is 51 years old as of 2019.
  • Birth Sign: Taurus
  • Height: She has a tall height of  6 feet (1.83 m). 
  • Social Media Activity: He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

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Born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States

May 11 , 1968

Jeffrey Donovan was born as Jeffrey T. Donovan in Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States of America and he was raised by his mother with his two brothers named Michael and Sean. He is an American and is of Irish and American descent.

Attended Amesbury High School

1985

He received his formal education from Amesbury High School and then he joined Bridgewater State University. Later on he got transferred to University of Massachusetts Amherst with a major in drama. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from there. He also pursued his master's degree in New York University with major in Fine Arts.

Began his acting career

1995

Though Jeffrey was raised in poverty, he was able to get enrolled in acting classes with her help of his mentor Patricia Hoyt. He has been active in acting since 1995. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Miles and Newton Dell in the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street.

Appeared in the movie, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

2000

In 1996, he portrayed the role of Henry Addison in the movie Sleepers. The following year he starred in the movies like Vegas Vacation and Catherine's Grove. He is also famous for portraying the role of Jeffrey Patterson in the movie Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2.

Appeared in the television series, Burn Notice

2007

Jeffrey Donovan is now a well known name in the Hollywood. His breakthrough role as an actor came in 2007 after portraying the role of Michael Westen in the TV series Burn Notice. For this role he earned the salary of $135,000 /episode in 2009

Married to Michelle Donovan

August 25 , 2012

On 25th of August 2012, Jeffrey got married to Michelle Donovan. Michelle Donovan is a beautiful model. As a loving husband and wife, they have been parents twice. Besides this married life, he has not been involved in extra affairs and he also doesn't have any girlfriend than her loving wife. 

First child, Claire Donovan

December 18 , 2012

He had romantic love affairs with his sweet wife Michelle Donovan from 2011. From this romantic love life she became pregnant with their first child and she finally gave birth to their first child a lovely daughter Claire Donovan at the end of 2012. 

Won Method Fest

2003

For starring the role of Eric in the movie Sam & Joe, he got nominated in Method Fest for the first time in his life in 2003. He also won this award that year. That is also his one and only nomination in this award. 

Was arrested for driving under the influence

July 12 , 2009

He is well known name in the Hollywood as an actor and he is also famous for this calm and positive character in the film industry but he is not denied of wrong doings. In July 2009, he was arrested for driving under the influence.