Jesse Spencer Bio, Age, Height, Chicago Fire, House, Neighbours, Net Worth, Parents, and Wife

Jesse Spencer Bio, Wiki

Jesse Spencer is an Australian Actor and Musician well known for his appearance in the television series Chicago Fire as Captain Matthew Casey. He has also appeared in other shows including House and Neighbors in which he was a nominee for two Logie Awards.

Jesse Spencer Age

Spencer was born in Melbourne, Australia on 12th February 1979. He is 44 years old as of 2024 and he celebrates his birthday on February 12th every year.

Jesse Spencer Height/Measurements

Spencer stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.

Jesse Spencer Education

Spencer went to Canterbury Primary School, Malvern Central School in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and Scotch College. After he completed his VCE, he got a place at Monash University, but he deferred so he could study acting.

Jesse Spencer
Jesse Spencer

Jesse Spencer Career

Spencer starred in the soap opera Neighbors in the role of Billy Kennedy from 1999 to 2000. After that, he reprised the role in the year 2005 when the show was celebrating its 20th anniversary. Later, as he was was still working in Neighbors, he co-starred in several films like Uptown Girls, Winning London, and Swimming Upstream. Spencer appeared in the FOX medical dram House, where he starred as surgeon and intensive care specialist Dr. Robert Chase from 2004 to 2012. He played the character for the whole run of the show, and this made him the 2nd longest serving member of the team. 

In 2012, Spencer starred in the NBC drama Chicago Fire playing the role of Matthew Casey, till 2021. It was announced in 2022, that he would return to the television series Neighbors, in the series finale. He began his career in music with the Australian Boys Choir in which they performed together from the year 1986 to 1992. Spencer plays the violin in a group where Hugh Laurie his former co-star from House is a member, called Band from TV. The group plays at events where they earn money and donate it to charity. In April 2008, the group played on Idol Gives Back. 

Spencer was a nominee for Most Popular Actor at the Logie Awards in 1998 and 1999, due to his role in Neighbors. He was also nominated for Choice TV Breakout Performance – Male at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards, for his role in House. Spencer received a Golden Boomerang at the Australians in Film Breakthrough Awards in 2006 for his role on House. He was included in 100 Most Beautiful People on the People Magazine in 2007.

Jesse Spencer Net Worth

Throughout his career as an actor and musician, Spencer has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of around $8 Million.

Jesse Spencer Parents and Siblings

Spencer was born and brought up in Melbourne, Australia by his parents Robyn Spencer (Mother) and Rodney Spencer (Father) a radiologist. His parents were the founders of Australians Against Further Immigration, a far-right party and they would contest in the federal election in 1988 for the Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, a right-wing populist party. He has an older brother Tarney, who is an oculoplastic surgeon and another older brother Luke who is an orthopedics surgeon. He also has a younger sister Polly who works as an anesthetist.

Jesse Spencer Wife

Spencer started dating Jennifer Morrison in July 2004. Jennifer is an American actress who played in House as Spencer’s love interest. He later proposed to her in 2006 during Christmas at the Eiffel Tower, but in August 2007, the duo called off the engagement. From 2008 to 2010, Spencer gated Louise Griffiths an English actress and singer. He later dated Maya Gabriela, a Brazilian Surfer, from 2012 to 2013. He started dating Kali Woodruff Carr, a neuroscientist in 2014, and they got engaged in the year 2019. The couple then got married on June 27th, 2020. Spencer became an American citizen in November 2021.

Jesse Spencer Chicago Fire

Spencer played the role of Mathew Casey in the television series Chicago Fire which aired in 2012. Matthew works in the Portland Fire Department as a fire captain and is a former captain of Chicago Fire Department. He was also in charge of Truck 81 at Firehouse 51 but he got a transfer when he relocated to Oregon. He is the second child and only son of Gregory Casey and Nancy Casey, and he also has an older sister named Christie and a niece called Violet. Casey is in a relationship with Hallie Thomas and the two are engaged. However, they break up but later get back together when Hallie is back from a long trip.

Jesse Spencer Leaving Chicago Fire

Spencer joined Chicago Fire in 2012, but later his role Matthew Casey left in 2021, as he moved to Oregon to take care of his late friend Andy Darden’s sons.

Jesse Spencer House

Spencer appeared in the television series House which aired in 2004 where he portrayed Dr. Robert Chase. Dr. Robert was the surgeon of the diagnostic team, and was also the intensive care specialist in season one, two, and three. He has been in the team with House for a longer time than the two members currently. He come back in season four as part of Princeton-Plainsboro’s surgical staff. In season six, he returns to the diagnostic team and he works for Eric Foreman. Dr. Robert was born in Australia and his father was Rowan Chase, who became a world renowned and wealthy rheumatologist.

Jesse Spencer Australian accent

Spencer has a deep Australian accent and when he was acting on Chicago Fire, he had a dialect coach who helped him master his Mid-Western voice. He also said in a certain interview that at times he switches his accent to American for clarity purposes.

Jesse Spencer Films and TV Shows

  • Lorna Doone
  • Stranded
  • Swimming Upstream
  • Action Man: Robot Atak
  • The Girl Is in Trouble
  • Time Trax
  • Neighbours
  • Saishu Heiki Kanojo
  • Death in Holy Orders
  • Blue Heelers
  • Chicago Fire
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Chicago P.D.
  • Chicago Med
  • House

Jesse Spencer Twitter and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 274.1K followers and about 124k followers on his Instagram account.