Quick Facts of Jefferson Mays

  • Full NameJefferson Mays
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth08 June, 1965
  • NicknameJefferson
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceClinton, Connecticut
  • Ethnicity Caucasian White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActor, Autobook Narrator
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1988-Present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseKari McGee (divorced), Susan Lyons (since 2003)
  • EducationYale University (BA) University of California, San Diego (MFA)
  • Horoscope Gemini

Tony Award-winning actor, Jefferson Mays is one of the prominent actors in the entertainment industry who has renowned his name in the field of acting. Throughout, he earned various honors and achievements for his work in many movies and television series. Recently, he starred in the American limited TV show; I Am the Night in 2019.

Jefferson is a married man as of 2019. He is married twice in his whole life and currently lives with his current wife, who is an Australian actress. However, his marriage didn’t last for long with his ex-spouse.

Who is Lewis Jefferson Mays? Bio & Wiki

Jefferson Mays was born as Lewis Jefferson Mays on 8th June 1965, in Clinton, Connecticut, United States. Moreover, he holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. His father was a naval intelligence officer, and his mother was a children’s librarian.

Jefferson graduated from Yale College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. After graduating from college, he enrolled at the University of California, San Diego, where he received a Master of Fine Arts.

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Inside of Jefferson Mays’ Career

Jefferson Mays started his career from the seventh installment of Toei Company’s Super Sentai metaseries, Dynaman where he played the role of a small role in 1988. Later, he appeared as Keifer Gates in the police procedural drama series, Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2008. His other television works are The Good Wife, The Americans, and many others.

Photo of Jefferson Mays while arriving in an award function.
Photo of Jefferson Mays while arriving in an award function.

Jefferson has made his appearance in the Billy Bob Thornton’s short movie; Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade where he played the role of Gerry Woolridge in 1994. He then featured as Garne Strickland in the 1999 drama movie, The Big Brass Ring. His other movie credits are The Notorious Bettie Page, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, etc. He also portrayed in many theatrical plays including I Am My Own Wife, The Best Man, and many others.

How much is Jefferson Mays’ Net Worth?

Jefferson Mays has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. Back in 2018, he maintained a lucrative net worth of $4.5 Million. He also makes a bunch of money from his other works, which include advertisements, endorsements, live performances, etc. that makes his net worth plentiful.

Jefferson co-starred with Matt Czuchry who has a net worth of $3 Million and Christine Baranski whose net worth is $14 Million which makes her one of the highest grossing actors in American legal and political drama television series, The Good Wife.

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Jefferson earns an impressive amount of salary from his profession. However, his actual salary is currently under review, but we assume that he garners a salary in the range of $500 to $800 Thousand annually.

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Who is Jefferson Mays’ Wife? His Marriage & Children

Jefferson Mays first met his current wife, Susan Lyons, an Australian actress in August of 2002. After spending a good time together, they started dating each other in 2003. Later, the pair became engaged. The couple tied the knot in 2004, in Sydney. Currently, they don’t have any children but planning to have in the future.

Before his marriage with Susan, Jefferson was married to Kari McGee, whom he had his first encounter with her in a drama school. However, their marriage didn’t last long and, filed for divorce. Later, their divorce was finalized.

Jefferson Mays and Susan Lyons in Tony Award ceremony.
Jefferson Mays and Susan Lyons in the Tony Award ceremony.

Jefferson isn’t involved in any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career until now. Besides, he isn’t active on social media but, is followed by a huge number of fans on his fan pages. Currently, he resides in Clinton, Connecticut, with his family and friends.

Interesting Facts about Jefferson Mays

  • Jefferson Mays completed a successful month-long run of I Am My Own Wife at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco in May of 2005.
  • Jefferson’s current wife is also a book editor and served as associate director for his touring one-man show, I Am My Wife.
  • He is good at narrating and narrates audiobooks including The Expanse series.
  • His hobbies are playing the guitar, writing diaries, etc.
  • He was born with a sign of Gemini.