William Jackson Harper Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Dec, 2019
Facts of William Jackson Harper
Date of Birth: 1980 , February-8
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name William Jackson Harper
Birth Name William Jackson Harper
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dallas, Texas
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Education College of Santa Fe
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William Jackson Harper is an American actor best known for playing the role of Chidi Anagonye on the NBC comedy series, The Good Place. He rose to fame after playing the role of Danny Rebus in the family comedy series, The Electric Company.

Born in Dallas, Texas

William Fitzgerald Harper was born on February 8, 1980, in Dallas, Texas, the United States of American, under the birth sign Aquarius.

He was born on the same date as the Heroes and House of Lies actress, Dawn Olivieri. He is the only child of his parents.

He is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. As for his height, Harper is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall, and his weight is 65 KG (143 lbs).

Fitzgerald Harper attended the College of Santa Fe from where he completed his graduation in 2003.

Acting Career: Appeared in 'The Good Place'

William Fitzgerald Harper made his Broadway debut in 2014 in All the Way. He played the roles of with the role of James Harrison and Stokely Carmichael in the act.

From 2009 to 2011, he appeared in the PBS children's series, The Electric Company, alongside P-StarJosh SegarraJenni BarberCarly Rose Sonenclar and Ashley Austin Morris.

In 2016, Harper was cast as Chidi Anagonye on the NBC comedy, The Good Place, and ever since he appears on the show alongside Kristen BellJameela Jamil and Ted Danson. His performance on the show earned him critical praise.

In 2017, in between the shooting of the first and second seasons of the show, Fitzgerald Harper played a lead role in Zoe Kazan's After the Blast at Lincoln Center's Claire Tow Theatre.

Estimated Net Worth of $2 Million

William Fitzgerald Harper is a successful television actor and throughout his acting career, he has earned a decent amount of money.

According to online records, Fitzgerald Harper has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He earned most of his fortune from his role in The Good Place.

According to the Cheat Sheet website, the TV star makes a salary of $60,000 per episode of The Good Place. Danson and Bell, meanwhile, are the highest-paid actors of the show (they earn $225 thousand and $125 thousand per episode respectively).

He is Dating: Is Ali Ahn is His Girlfriend?

In an interview with The A.V. Club in July, William Fitzgerald Harper confirmed that he is currently dating someone mentioned but refused to provide the name of his girlfriend.

CAPTION: William Jackson Harper and Ali Ahn SOURCE: Killer Fashion

However, some sources have assumed that Fitzgerald Harper was referring to his fellow actor Ali Ahn. None of the two have ever confirmed that they are in a romantic relationship.

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