American actor Jesse Lee Sofer is best known for movies like Gracie (1998), and In Time (2011), and TV shows like As the World Turns (2004-2010), Chicago Fire (2013-2019) and its spin-offs like Chicago Med (2015-2019) and Chicago P.D. (2014-2020).
For his outstanding work on the TV show, As the World Turns (2004-2010), he received Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for the years 2006, 2007, and 2008.
Jesse Lee Sofer’s Bio: Age & Family
Jesse Lee Sofer was born on 23rd April 1984 in Ossining, New York, USA to father, Stan Soffer, and mother, Jull B. Hindes. Jesse Lee moved with his family members to Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York. However, his family later settled in Connecticut, where he went to The Gunnery, a private boarding and day prep school in rural Connecticut. He graduated from there in 2003 and attended New York University.
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Furthermore, Jesse has three half-sisters and an older half-brother: Shayne A. Hindes, Melisa Soffer, Jenna Hindes, and Craig Soffer, respectively. His younger half-sister, Shayne A. Hindes, born on 9th November 1993 in Danbury, Connecticut, is a production assistant and has worked in TV shows like Chicago P.D. and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Dating Girlfriend Or Single?
Jesse Lee Sofer dated American actress, philanthropist, and model, Torrey DeVitto, for nearly nine months—from August 2018 to May 2019.
The couple initially found love for each other on their TV shows, Chicago Med and Chicago PD, but kept their relationship private until it was confirmed in August 2018. The insiders close to them reportedly told the US magazine that they ‘complement each other beautifully.’
However, in May 2019, the lovebirds said that they had been separated. They reportedly said that they were still friends; hence, they continued to work with each other on their popular shows.
Jesse Lee Sofer with his ex-girlfriend, Torrey DeVitto (Source: DailyMail)
Prior to Torrey, Jesse Lee was in a relationship with his Chicago Med co-star, Sophia Bush, an American actress. The couple's dating rumors were only confirmed in August 2014 by E! News after secretly dating for over three months.
However, Jesse Lee and Sophia were reportedly separated in June 2015 after dating for about a year, according to JustJared.
Jesse Lee Sofer began acting at the age of six by appearing in a Kix cereal commercial. Two years later, in 1993, at the age of eight, he made his feature film debut by playing the role of Dennis Loomis in the comedy movie Matinee.
Then, in 1994, he appeared in the drama film, Safe Passage and a year later, he was cast as Bobby Brady in the movie, The Brady Bunch Movie. Then from 2004 to 2010, he portrayed the recurring role of Will Munson in the TV series, As the World Turns.
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Continuing his acting career, from 2012 to 2013, he appeared as Nate Devlin in the TV show, The Mob Doctor, and from 2013 to 2019, he played the role of Jay Halstead in the popular TV show, Chicago Fire. He also portrayed the same role in its spin-offs like Chicago Med from 2015 to 2019 and Chicago P.D. from 2014 to 2020.