James Denton Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

How rich is James Denton?

James Denton net worth is
$7 Million

People also search for

James Denton Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

James Thomas Denton Jr. was born on the 20th January 1963, in Nashville, Tennessee USA, and is a television and film actor, best known for his role as Mike Delfino on the TV series “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2012). James also played in “The Pretender” (1997-2000) and in the movie “Face/Off” (1997). His career started in 1993.

Have you ever wondered how rich James Denton is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Denton’s net worth is as high as $7 million, an amount earned largely through his successful acting career.

James Denton Net Worth $7 Million

James Denton was born the second of three children of Mary Jean Woolslair and J.T. Denton, and was raised in Tennessee where he went to Goodlettsville High School, and later studied at the University of Tennessee, where he majored in television/journalism, with a degree in Advertising.

Denton started acting at a community theatre in Nashville, while his first on-screen credit came in “Thieves Quartet’ in 1993. From 1997 to 2000, he played Mr. Lyle in 36 episodes of a Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series “The Pretender”, while he also appeared in “That Old Feeling” (1997) alongside Bette Midler, Dennis Farina, and Paula Marshall. Denton ended the ’90s with roles in John Woo’s Oscar Award-nominated “Face/Off” (1997) starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, and in Mike Nichols’ Oscar Award-nominated “Primary Colors” (1998) with John Travolta, Emma Thompson, and Kathy Bates. His net worth was well established.

In the early 2000s, James appeared in “The Pretender: Island of the Haunted” (2001), and between 2001 and 2002, he played in 13 episodes of “Philly”. From 2004 to 2012, Denton portrayed Mike Delfino in 180 episodes of a Golden Globe Award-winning series “Desperate Housewives”, and that major role and particularly longevity helped him to increase his net worth significantly. James continued with roles in such movies as “Beautiful Dreamer” (2006) and “Grace Unplugged” (2013) alongside AJ Michalka and Kelly Thiebaud. Most recently, Denton played in “For Love and Honor” (2016) and in the series “Devious Maids” (2016), while at the moment, Denton stars in “Good Witch” (2015- ), increasing further his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, James Denton was married to Jenna Lyn Ward from 1997 to 2000, while since 2002 he has been married to Erin O’Brien Denton and has two children with her. He is a Southern Baptist and currently lives with his family in Chanhassen near Minneapolis, Minnesota. Denton is a member of the owner’s group, the Orange County Flyers, an independent minor league baseball team from Fullerton, California.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 20, 1963
Birth place: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Height:1.85 m
Profession:Actor
Education:University of Tennessee
Nationality:American
Partner:Deana Carter
Spouse:Erin O'Brien Denton (m. 2002), Jenna Lyn Ward (m. 1997–2000)
Children:Malin O'Brien Denton, Sheppard O'Brien Denton
Parents:J.T. Denton, Mary Jean Woolslair Denton
Books:Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron), OpenStack Networking Essentials
imdb.com/name/nm0219835/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Denton


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Is a Southern Baptist.
2Grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee
3When in Atlanta, he likes to go to the Varsity (a restaurant in downtown Atlanta).
4James and his wife, Erin O'Brien Denton, welcomed a baby girl, Malin O'Brien Denton, on 22 March 2005. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces.
519 Febuary 2005 - Recipient of Oprah Winfrey's "Your Wildest Dream" when he was taken from Fort Myers, Florida to City of Palms, Florida to spend an afternoon training with the Boston Red Sox baseball team at their spring training facility, after which Fort Myers Mayor Jim Humphrey gave him the key to the city.
6Has a tattoo of his late father's initials, birth and death dates, and rank and serial number in the Navy on his left bicep.
7Has a son named Sheppard Denton, born in March 2003, with his wife, Erin O'Brien Denton.


Pictures

All James Denton pictures »

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical ShortAll-Star Superman (2011)· Christina Hendricks
· Anthony LaPaglia
· Edward Asner
· Matthew Gray Gubler
· John DiMaggio
· Steve Blum
· Cathy Cavadini
· Kevin Michael Richardson
· Linda Cardellini
2008Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Roger Bart
· Andrea Bowen
· Mehcad Brooks
· Ricardo Chavira
· Marcia Cross
· Steven Culp
· Teri Hatcher
· Felicity Huffman
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Eva Longoria
· Mark Moses
· Doug Savant
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
· Alfre Woodard
2006Science Fiction Genre AwardShockerFestBest Actor Fantasy / Science FictionAssumption (2006)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice ActorDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Ricardo Chavira
· Marcia Cross
· Steven Culp
· Teri Hatcher
· Felicity Huffman
· Cody Kasch
· Eva Longoria
· Jesse Metcalfe
· Mark Moses
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Kendall Applegate
· Andrea Bowen
· Charlie Carver
· Max Carver
· Ricardo Chavira
· Marcia Cross
· Dana Delany
· Lyndsy Fonseca
· Rachel G. Fox
· Teri Hatcher
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Kyle MacLachlan
· Neal McDonough
· Joshua Logan Moore
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Ricardo Chavira
· Marcia Cross
· Dana Delany
· Nathan Fillion
· Lyndsy Fonseca
· Rachel G. Fox
· Teri Hatcher
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Kathryn Joosten
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Kyle MacLachlan
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Dougray Scott
· Nicollette Sheridan
· John Slattery
· Brenda Strong
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Richard Burgi
· Mehcad Brooks
· Ricardo Chavira
· Marcia Cross
· Teri Hatcher
· Josh Henderson
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Kathryn Joosten
· Nashawn Kearse
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Kyle MacLachlan
· Laurie Metcalf
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Dougray Scott
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
· Kiersten Warren
· Alfre Woodard
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Mehcad Brooks
· Richard Burgi
· Ricardo Chavira
· Marcia Cross
· Harriet Sansom Harris
· Teri Hatcher
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Cody Kasch
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Mark Moses
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
· Alfre Woodard


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Witch2015-2017TV SeriesDr. Sam Radford
Devious Maids2016TV SeriesPeter Hudson
For Love and Honor2016TV Movie
Ovation2015/IStewart Henry
Dancer and the Dame2015Kyle
Strangers2015/XShortMan
My New Best Friend2015TV MovieCooper Brawn
Revelation Road: The Black Rider2014Drake
Stranded in Paradise2014TV MovieCarter McConnell
Grace Unplugged2013Johnny Trey
Foreclosed2013VideoJake Turner
Karaoke Man2012Slim
Hot in Cleveland2012TV SeriesKerouac Cowboy
Desperate Housewives2004-2012TV SeriesMike Delfino
All-Star Superman2011VideoSuperman Clark Kent (voice)
Group Sex2010VideoLuke (uncredited)
Tortured2008/IVideoAgent Murphy
Custody2007TV MovieJohn Sullivan
Masters of Science Fiction2007TV SeriesBarney Curran
Undead or Alive: A Zombedy2007Elmer Winslow
Ascension Day2007Brother John
Beautiful Dreamer2006Dr. Kessler
Assumption2006ShortJohn
Reba2005-2006TV SeriesDr. Morgan
Desperate Housewives: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Neighbor2005TV ShortMike Delfino (voice)
Threat Matrix2003-2004TV SeriesSpecial Agent John Kilmer
Jumbo Girl2004ShortJack
JAG1996-2003TV SeriesGeoffrey Roizman / Lieutenant Commander Bruce Carmichael
The Drew Carey Show2002TV SeriesDaryl
Philly2001-2002TV SeriesJudge Augustus Ripley
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted2001TV MovieMr. Lyle (as Jamie Denton)
The Pretender 20012001TV MovieMr. Lyle (as Jamie Denton)
Locked Up Down Shorty's2000Danny
The West Wing2000TV SeriesTom Jordan
The Pretender1997-2000TV SeriesMr. Lyle
Ally McBeal2000TV SeriesJimmy Bender
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place2000TV SeriesDr. Howard Zwaneveld
Primary Colors1998Mitch (as Jamie Denton)
Face/Off1997Buzz (as Jamie Denton)
That Old Feeling1997Keith Marks (as Jamie Denton)
Dark Skies1996TV SeriesRobert Winter
Moloney1996TV SeriesRocky Talese
Sliders1996TV SeriesJack Bullock
Hunter's Moon1995Nick (as Jamie Denton)
Thieves Quartet1993Ray Higgs (as Jamie Denton)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For Love and Honor2016TV Movie executive producer
Hunger in America2014Documentary co-executive producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Head Case2009TV Series writer - 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grace Unplugged2013performer: "You Never Let Go", "Misunderstood", "It Is Well"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV Movie special thanks
Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details2006TV Movie special thanks
Desperate Housewives Special: Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry2005TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2016 Hero Dog Awards2016TV MovieHimself (Host)
Home & Family2013-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
2015 Hero Dog Awards2015TV MovieHimself - Host
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
2014 Hero Dog Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Host
Outnumbered2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Hunger in America2014DocumentaryNarrator
The 22nd Annual Movieguide Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Faith Hollywood TV2014TV SeriesHimself
GeekRockTV2014TV SeriesHimself
Raymond Louis Kennedy Presents2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself
One Question Interviews2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Desperate Housewives: I Guess This Is Goodbye2012Video documentary shortHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2008-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The View2004-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Co-Host
Le grand journal de Canal+2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005-2011TV SeriesHimself
The Marilyn Denis Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
The 36th Annual People's Choice Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The 1st Annual Noble Awards2009TV MovieHimself - Presenter
I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 1002009Video shortHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
CMT Insider2009TV SeriesHimself
Head Case2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Band from TV: Hoggin' All the Covers2008VideoHimself
12th Annual Prism Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Winner
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2008TV SeriesHimself
Infanity2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2008TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2008TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2008TV SeriesHimself / Band From TV
Caiga quien caiga2008TV SeriesHimself
Cracker Barrel: Songs of the Year Concert2007TV SpecialHimself - Host
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
41st Annual Country Music Association Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
Postnatal Rescue2007VideoHimself
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
CMT Giants2006TV SeriesHimself
Comic Relief 20062006TV Special documentaryHimself
Jeopardy!2006TV SeriesHimself
Prenatal Fitness Fix2006VideoHimself
40th Annual Country Music Association Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHimself
CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Men2006TV SpecialHimself
CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Women2006TV SpecialHimself
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Miss America2006TV MovieHimself - Host
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Sexiest Men2006TV SpecialHimself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Sexiest Women2006TV SpecialHimself
Primal Quest Utah2006TV MovieNarration
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2005TV SeriesHimself
2005 American Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Good Morning America2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Poker Showdown2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Miss America Pageant2005TV MovieHimself
The 2005 World Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Host
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPY Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Richard & Judy2005TV SeriesHimself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005TV SeriesHimself
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Winner
Cold Pizza2004TV SeriesHimself
VH1 Big in 042004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 32nd Annual American Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
CMT: 20 Sexiest Women2004TV SpecialHimself
Basic Football1994Video documentary shortThe Quarterback (as Jamie Denton)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt2012TV SeriesHimself
How TV Changed Britain2008TV Series documentaryMike Delfino
Desperate Housewives Special: Secrets and Lies2007TV MovieMike Delfino
La noche desesperada2007TV MovieHimself
Desperate Housewives Special: The Juiciest Bites2007TV MovieMike Delfino
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV MovieMike Delfino (uncredited)
Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details2006TV MovieMike Delfino (uncredited)
Desperate Housewives Special: Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry2005TV MovieMike Delfino (uncredited)

Is James Denton's Net Worth Deserved?