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Date of Birth: 1986 , November-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Penn Dayton Badgley
Birth Name Penn Badgley
Father Duff Badgley
Mother Lynne Murphy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Baltimore, Maryland
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Body Measurements 39-29-13
Waist size 29
Chest Size 39
Bicep Size 13
Weight in KG 71
Girlfriend Blake Lively, Zoe Kravitz
Married to Domino Kirke
Education Lewis & Clark College
Awards Manchester International Film Festival, ELLE Style Awards
Movies The Paper Store, The Stepfather, John Tucker Must Die
TV Show You, Do Over, The Mountain, The Bedford Diaries, Gossip Girl,

Quick Timeline of Penn Badgley

1986 Born in Baltimore, Maryland
2000 Got Major Role
2019 Appeared in Television Series
2020 Estimated Net Worth $8 Million

Detail Timeline of Penn Badgley

November 1 , 1986

Born in Baltimore, Maryland

Penn Dayton Badgley was born on 1st November 1986 in Baltimore. He is the only child of Duff Badgley and Lynne Murphy. 


Got Major Role

Penn Badgley got his first major role in the television series The Young and the Restless in 2000. He appeared as Phillip Chancellor IV for 10 episodes from 2000 to 2001.


Appeared in Television Series

In 2019, he got the role as a serial killer and bookstore manager Joe Goldberg in American psychological thriller television series You.


Estimated Net Worth $8 Million

Penn Badgley has appeared in various television series and movies. From his two-decade career, he has an estimated Net worth of $8 Million.


Penn Badgley is a famous American actor and musician known for his role in movies, including John Tucker Must Die, The Stepfather, Easy A, Margin Call, and Greetings from Tim Buckley. He got fame after he got a role in The CW drama series Gossip Girl and Netflix series You.

Born In Baltimore, Maryland

Penn Dayton Badgley was born on 1st November 1986 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. His ethnicity is white and holds the American nationality.

Penn is the only child of Duff Badgley and Lynne Murphy. His father, Duff, worked as a newspaper reporter and carpenter and also was a candidate for governor of Washington in 2008 for Green Party. His mother, Lynne, worked as a PTA president at Woolridge Elementary.

His parents split when he was just 12 years old. He also has a half-sibling from his mother's second marriage. He has to split his childhood between Woodlake, Virginia, and Seattle as his parents lived a separate life.

Attended Lewis & Clark College 

Badgley attended Woolridge Elementary and later transferred to St. Christopher's School. He moved to Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington. At the same time, he was also involved with Seattle Children's Theatre and began to do voiceovers for children's radio stations. 

He moved to Hollywood to began his career in acting at the age of 11. He completed his California High School Proficiency Exam and continued his studies at Santa Monica College. After his high school, he was accepted to the University of Southern California but later enrolled at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Begin His Career As Voice Artist

Penn Badgley started his career as a voice artist for the video games Mario Golf 64 in 1999 and Mario Tennis 64 in 2000. He got his first major role as Philip Chancellor in American television soap opera The Young and the Restless.

For his role in The Young and the Restless, he was nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Daytime TV series: Young Actor in 2001.

In 2000, he got his first movie role of Young Sean in the movie The Fluffer. Two years later, he got his first leading role of Joel Larsen in television series Do-Over

The actor played another significant role in the 2014 American drama television series The Mountain from 2004 to 2005. A year later, he got another major role in television series The Bedford Diaries. The actor shared the screen with Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Chace Crawford from 2007 to 2012 with 121 episodes in television series Gossip Girls

The actor also appeared in various films, including Greeting From Tim Buckely, Parts Per Billion, The Stepfather, and Cymbeline. He won the Manchester International Film Festival for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in The Paper Store in 2016.

Penn Penn Badgley at the premiere of The Stepfather SOURCE: Just Jared

In 2018, the actor portrayed the role of Joe Goldberg in the American psychological thriller series You and continued to work in the series in 2019. 

Has Net Worth Of $8 Million

Penn Badgley has a net worth of $8 million. The primary source of his income is generated from his work as an actor in various movies and television series.

The actor appeared in many films which did well at the box office. Here are some of his movies with its budget and box-office collection:

Movie Year of Released Budget  Box-Office
John Tucker Must Die 2006 $18 million $68.8 million
The Stepfather 2009 $20 million $31.1 million
Easy A 2010 $8 million $75 million
Margin Call 2011 $3.5 million $19.5 million

Happily Married To Domino Kirke

Penn Badgley is a married man. He married actress Domino Kirke on 27th February 2017. The couple first met in 2014 and dated for three years before exchanging the wedding vows at the courthouse in New York.

Penn Penn Badgley with his Wife Domino Kirke SOURCE: Pinterest

Penn has a stepson Cassius from Domino's previous relationship. The couple is now living together at their resident in New York.

Before dating Domino, he was in a love relationship with Gossip Girl co-Star Blake Lively. The couple even appeared together in Obama commercial Moveon's Youth Vote Program. The couple ended their relationship after a couple of years of relationships.

Badgley also dated Zoe Kravitz for quite some time before marrying Domino.