Interesting Biography Facts
Jesse Lee Soffer
April 23, 1984
Ossining, New York, United States
The Gunnery School, New York University
Jesse Lee Soffer family members
Jill B. Hindes
Craig Soffer (older half-brother), Melisa Soffer (older half-sister), Shayne A. Hindes (younger half-sister), Jenna Hindes (younger half-sister)
Is Jesse Lee Soffer a gay/bisexual?
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Who are Jesse Lee Soffer parents?
Stan Soffer (father)
Date of birth: 1942
Date of death: April 20, 1993
The only thing, which is known about Jesse’s father Stan is that he died in 1993. The man was 51 at that time, while his son Jesse was just 10. Stan was married twice in his short life. From his two marriages he had 3 kids. Jesse Lee Soffer is his only son with the wife Jill B. Hindes. Melisa and Craig Soffer are Jesse’s older half-siblings and Stan’s children from the first marriage.
Jill B. Hindes (mother)
Date of birth: September 6, 1953
Jesse’s mother is the person, who played the key role in his fate. It was she, who decided to support her 6-year-old son in his idea to become an actor. She took him to an agent, and soon a primary school pupil Jesse Lee Soffer had got his first job – of an actor in a Kix cereal advertisement.
Jill’s maiden name is Bruning. She was born in the family of Peter and Norma Bruning. Jill has two sisters. She was married to Stan Soffer and had a son Jesse with him. After her husband’s death, she got remarried. The name of her second husband is Robert Hindes. She welcomed two daughters – Shayne and Jenna.
Jesse Lee Soffer siblings
Shayne A. Hindes (younger half-sister)
Date of birth: November 11, 1993
Shayne is a daughter of Jill and Robert Hindes. Her parents both are physicians. Shayne resides in New York. She has a boyfriend. She earns her living as a model. The girl is closely-knitted with her older brother Jesse. She loves him and tells about it in her numerous Instagram posts.
Jenna Hindes (younger half-sister)
Date of birth: May 3, 1995
Jenna is the youngest sister of a television star Jesse Lee Soffer. She is a daughter of his mother Jill and stepfather Robert.
Jenna is a big animal lover. She owns a husky, named Loki. The girl is very close with her parents and siblings. She has cordial relationships with her brother Jesse and is proud of him.
He has two older paternal half-siblings – Craig Soffer and Melisa Soffer. But he doesn’t communicate frequently with them.
Jesse Lee Soffer is a famed actor, known for such films and TV series as “In Time”, “Chicago P.D.”, “Chicago Med” and others.
He entered this world in Ossining, NY, but then moved to Connecticut with his family. Jesse is the only common son of Stan and Jill Soffer. His father died when the boy was just about 10 years old. His mother got married again, and the major part of his life Mr. Soffer spent with his stepfather, Dr. Robert Hindes. He has two older half-siblings from his paternal side, with whom he isn’t close. And he has two half-sisters from his mother’s second marriage. Jesse loves and respects both of them.
He decided to become an actor at the age of 6. He was watching TV and asked his mom if he could be in commercials. Several weeks later his mother took the boy to an agent and he won his first role – in a Kix cereal advertisement.
After that, the talented boy moved from acting in ads to depicting characters in films and TV shows. His career started to flourish very quickly – at the age of 10 he portrayed Susan Sarandon’s screen son in the drama “Safe Passage”. Then he appeared in the comedy “The Brady Bunch Movie”, where depicted the youngest of six kids in the screen family.
In spite of their incredible popularity at a very early age, the actor decided to make a pause in acting and focus his mind on studying. He attended The Gunnery (a boarding school) and then entered New York University.
He returned to the big screen as Will in the series “As the World Turns”. He didn’t plan to restart his acting career, but he got a phone call from TV managers and decided to give it a try.
As for now, the young actor has an extensive resume. One of his recent projects is the super popular drama series “Chicago Med”, where he co-stars Torrey DeVitto.
Interesting and fun facts
- He ate so much Kix cereal while doing a commercial that he got sick and tired of it and couldn’t even look at it.
- To win the role in the family comedy “The Brady Bunch Movie” was not easy for Jesse. He auditioned 6 times, and each time put 100% of effort into the set. And it paid off – the comedy gained international popularity and later was continued with a sequel.
- He keeps his personal life secret, but several years ago paparazzi caught him in the company of Sophia Bush, Chicago P.D. They confirmed their relationship but split after a year of love.
- His height is 5 ft 10 in and his weight is 170 lbs.
- The actress Jennifer Landon, whom he met at “As the World Turns” set, is his close friend.
- In August 2022 Jesse announced that the tenth season of “Chicago PD” would be the last one for him. His character Jay Halstead left Chicago, where he had been working as a detective for 10 years, to neutralize the cartel in Bolivia.
- In March 2023 Jesse debuted as a director. He directed an episode “Deadlocked” in the tenth season of “Chicago P.D.”