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Penn Badgley

Facts About Penn Badgley

Celebrated Name Penn Badgley
Age 36 Years Old
Nick Name Penn
Birth Name Penn Dayton Badgley
Birth Date 1986-11-01
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Baltimore
Ethnicity White
Mother Lynne Murphy
Father Duff Badgley
Siblings No
School Woolridge Elementary and St. Christopher’s School
High School Charles Wright Academy
Marital Status Married
College / University Santa Monica College, University of Southern California and Lewis & Clark College
Wife Domino Kirke
Children 1
Net Worth $8 Million
Source of Wealth Acting career
Salary $969,000 per year
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 71 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Penn Badgley is an American actor and musician who is best known for his role as Dan Humphrey in The CW teen drama series "Gossip Girl" (2007–2012) and as Joe Goldberg in the Netflix thriller series "You" (2018–present). He received six Teen Choice Award nominations, and for You, he earned MTV Movie & TV Award and Saturn Award nominations for his role in "Gossip Girl". He came to public fame after he portrayed Phillip Chancellor IV on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" (2000–2001) which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination. Likewise, he has appeared in The Stepfather (2009), the teen comedy-drama Easy A (2010), the financial thriller Margin Call (2011), and the biographical film Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012), and the independent drama The Paper Store (2016). He appeared as Young Sean in the 2001 American independent film "The Fluffer" which was his debut film. His music group MOTHXR released their debut album "Centerfold" on February 26, 2016.

What is Penn Badgley Famous For?

  • Being an actor and singer. 
  • For playing the role of Daniel “Dan” Humphrey in an American teen drama television series, "Gossip Girl" from 2007 to 2012.

What is Penn Badgley Ethnicity?

Penn Badgley was born on November 1, 1986, in Baltimore, Maryland, the USA. His birth name is Penn Dayton Badgley. He is American by nationality and he belongs to a mixed ethnic background as he has English, Irish, German, a small amount of French-Canadian, Scottish, approx 1/32th African-Jamaican, and distant Dutch, Welsh, and French Huguenot roots. Scorpio is his zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. He is the son of Lynne Murphy (mother) and Duff Badgley (father). His dad is a newspaper reporter and carpenter. He has an older half-sister. His parents divorced when he was 12 years old. He spent his childhood in Woodlake, Virginia, and Seattle, Washington. His present age is 35 as of 2021.  About his education, he was homeschooled, and later, he attended Woolridge Elementary, followed by Swift Creek Elementary to the honors program. He also went to  St. Christopher’s School in Richmond, Virginia. After that, he took a proficiency exam at the age of 14 and started attending Santa Monica College. He then went to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. 

Penn Badgley, American Actor and Musician


Penn Badgley Career Timeline

  • Penn began his acting career at the age of 11. 
  • Next, he began doing voiceovers for children's radio stations in Hollywood.
  • His first credit was voice work for the video games Mario Golf 64 and Mario Tennis 64 in 1999 and 2000.
  • He made his first screen acting credit on an episode of "Will & Grace" followed by "Daddio", "The Brothers García", and "What I Like About You".
  • His first noticeable role was as Phillip Chancellor IV on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" (2000-2001). 
  • After that, he starred in The WB's comedy-drama series "Do Over".
  • He then went on to star in two other WB series: "The Mountain" from 2004 to 2005, and "The Bedford Diaries" in 2006.
  • His first major film credit was 2006's "John Tucker Must Die".
  • He later appeared in "Drive-Thru", co-starring future castmate Leighton Meester.
  • He was next cast in The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl in 2007 as Dan Humphrey. 
  • He starred in the thriller film "The Stepfather" in 2009. 
  • After that, he played Todd, the love interest of Emma Stone's character, in the 2010 teen comedy film "Easy A".
  • In 2011, he was seen in the thriller drama "Margin Call". 
  • He portrayed Jeff Buckley in the 2012 biopic "Greetings from Tim Buckley". 
  • He joined the cast of "Parts per Billion" in December 2012 and also appeared in "Cymbeline" in 2014. 
  • As a singer, he alongside others formed a band and released a song titled "Easy" on SoundCloud under the name "M O T H E R". The group changed the spelling to MOTHXR in 2015. They released their debut album, "Centerfold", on February 26, 2016.
  • He had a recurring role in NBC's 2015 miniseries "The Slap". 
  • He had a minor role in the 2016 film "Adam Green's Aladdin".
  • He won acclaim for his role in the independent film "The Paper Store" (2016).
  • He stars as Joe Goldberg in the Netflix series "You".
  • In October 2019, he was cast in the independent film "Here Today" released in May 2021. 

How much is Penn Badgley Net Worth?

Penn Badgley is a successful actor who has accumulated the net worht of $8 Million as of 2022. His annual salary is around $1 Million at present. His main source of wealth comes from the acting industry and also he is making a cool amount of money from his singing career. He has modeled for H&M to raise money for AIDS charities. He is living a fancy lifestyle at present. 

Who is Penn Badgley Wife?

Penn Badgley is a married man. In February 2017, Penn married Domino in a New York courthouse. In the year 2014, he started dating singer Domino Kirke. After having two miscarriages, she finally gave birth to a boy which she announced on September 20, 2020, on Instagram. Domino already has a son named, Cassius from a previous relationship. Today, the happily married couple is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Penn Badgley and his wife, Domino

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Previously, he was in a relationship with the actress Blake Lively from 2007 until 2010. Likewise, he also dated Zoë Kravitz (2011-2013). 

What is Penn Badgley Height?

Penn Badgley is a handsome and charming man with a standing height of 5 feet 9 inches. His body weight consists of 71 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. He has got a healthy body at present and he maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercises. His body type is slim. He has a tattoo on his right leg.

Trivias About Penn Badgley You Need To Know.

  • Penn Badgley started pursuing his acting career at the early age of 11.
  • His first work was a voice work for the video game ‘Mario Golf 64’.
  • He supported Barack Obama during the 2008 United States presidential election.
  • He became a member of National Celebrity Cabinet in March 2010.
  • In 2011, he was named one of People's "25 Beauties (and Hotties) at 25" and BuddyTV ranked him number 75 on its "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2011" list.