Jadrien Steele Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Mar, 2021
Facts of Jadrien Steele
Date of Birth: 1974 , November-22
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jadrien Steele
Birth Name Jadrien Ford Steele
Nick Name J. M. Steele
Father Jerry F. Steele
Mother Walanne P. Steele
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York, USA
Profession Actor, Author, Director
Married Yes
Married to Sarah Elizabeth Bagley (January 3, 2009 - present)
Education Princeton University, University of Southern California
Awards Brooklyn International Film Festival Award, Cinequest San Jose Film Festival Award, Cleveland International Film Festival Award
Movies The Mosquito Coast, Approaching Union Square, Victoriana
TV Show Ryan's Hope, Valerie, William Tell, American Playhouse
Books The Taker, The Market
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Jadrien Steele is an American actor, director, and author best known as Little John Ryan in the ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope. As an author, he goes by the pen name J. M. Steele and has published two non-fiction books. 

How Old Is Jadrien Steele? Who Are His Parents? 

Jadrien Steele was born Jadrien Ford Steele on November 22, 1974, in New York City to broker Walanne P. Steele and academic Jerry F. Steele. At the time of this writing, he is 46 years old.

A native of New York, Jadrien attended Princeton University in New Jersey, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He went on to enroll in the filmmaking program at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

What is Jadrien Steele Known For?

Jadrien Steele had an early start in acting, as in he was still an infant when he was cast as Little John Ryan in the ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope in 1975. He grew up on-set of the show, appearing in a total of 179 episodes throughout the course of nine years.     

Despite peaking early, Steele has only had sporadic appearances on film and television. He is credited in 10 appearances on IMDb. He went on to appear as Max in the original run of the NBC sitcom Valerie (The Hogan Family) in 1986. Later that year, he appeared in his first feature film, as Jerry Fox in the drama film The Mosquito Coast which starred Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, and River Phoenix, among others. 

A young Jadrien Steele as Little John Ryan in Ryan's Hope SOURCE: Getty Images

He has since appeared in movies like Victoriana and TV shows like William Tell and Approaching Union Square.  

Besides his on-screen acting career, Jadrien Steele is also an author. He has published two non-fiction books to date, namely The Taker and The Market, published in 2006 and 2008, respectively.  

Is Jadrien Steele Married? Who Is His Wife? 

Jadrien Steele has been married for over 12 years to his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Bagley, ever since tying the knot on January 3, 2009.   

Sarah is the daughter of San Diego natives Christine C. Bagley and David W. Bagley Ii.  

How Much is Jadrien Steele Worth in 2021? 

While the official word on his net worth has yet to be disclosed, some sources report that he has a net worth of at least $500 thousand. Not only is he an actor-writer-director, but he is also a published author.