Quick Facts of Jess Walton

  • Full Name Jess Walton
  • Net Worth$8 Million
  • Date of Birth18 February, 1949
  • Nickname Jess
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceGrand Rapids, MI
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • Spouse John James
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children1
  • Horoscope Aquarius

Nominee of Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless, Jess Walton is an American actress. She is known for her role in an American soap opera Capitol and also in Insight.

The 70 years old actress is a married woman. Currently, she is living a blissful married life along with her husband John W. James with whom she shares a child.

Jess Walton’s Bio

Jess Walton was born on February 18, 1949, in Grand Rapids, MI under the zodiac sign Aquarius. As of 2019, she is 70 years old. So far she has not shared the information about her parents. Besides, Jess spent her childhood in Toronto, Canada where she went Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School.

Further at the age of 7 Walton left her home and joined a Toronto theater company. In addition, in 1969 she moved to Hollywood and in next years she signed with Universal Studios.

Who is Jess Walton Husband?

Jess Walton is currently living a happy married life as of now. She shared the wedding vows with John James on 20 December 1980. By profession, her husband is an author of The Grief Recovery Institute. So far the husband and wife haven’t shared the details when they met and when they began dating. Likewise, the couple did not talk much about their relationship status in the media.

Together, Jess and her husband welcomed a child, a son Cole James. In addition, she has a stepdaughter Allison Ali James.

Jess Walton and her son and husband
Jess Walton and her son and husband. 

Jess once shared that her husband John was a patient of cancer. The couple went at UCLA in Los Angeles for his cancer surgery. The actress stated that his doctor believes the operation to remove the tumor was a huge success. As of now, John is cancer-free and living a happy married life along with his wife and children.

Previous Marriage

Before getting married to John James, Jess was in a relationship with Bruce Davison. The couple tied the knot on 20 May 1972 after dating for several years. However, their relationship did not go as well as the formal husband and wife got divorced in 1973.

Jess Walton’s Net Worth

Jess Walton has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2019. She earns the money from her career as an actress. In addition, as an actress, Jess has played in several movies and TV series which are doing really good in the industry.

Walton has played in the American television soap opera The Young and the Restless where the cast who has only 5 lines pay $450 to $500. In addition, the member who has five years experience earns $700 to $1,000 per episode.

The Young and Restless actress also played in the 1970 American drama film Strawberry Statement alongside Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, Bud Cort, and others where she earns a decent amount of money.

Know About Her Career

Jess Walton has a successful career. She began her career since 1969 playing the role of Abbey Garcia in Western television series The Guns of Will Sonnett. In addition, in 1970 she starred in The Young Lawyers and The Strawberry Statement. 

Likewise, Jess also played in the American medical drama series Medical Center alongside James Daly, Chad Everett, Audrey Totter, and others. The next year the actress played in the TV series including Young Dr. Kildare, The Sixth Sense, Marcus Welby, M.D. others.


Currently, Walton is playing in an American television soap opera The Young and the Restless alongside Peter Bergman, Sharon Case, Camryn Grimes, and others. In the series, she was nominated for Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Drama.


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