Biography / Wiki
An American actor and playwright Leslie Jordan is known for his onstage performances especially in Sordid Lives where he played Earl “Brother Boy” Ingram. As an actor, he has appeared in various movies like ‘Will & Grace’.
‘Heart Afire’, ‘American Horror Story’, and many more. His diminutive height has helped him to earn a TV role in shows like American Horror Story and Hearts Afire. He is openly gay and is popularly known for being an outspoken gay activist.
Height / Weight / Age
Leslie Jordan is only 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 68 kg. He turned 67 years old. He has messy grey hair & hazel color sparkling eyes. His other body measurements are still not available over the internet.
As an actor and writer Leslie Jordan earns a decent amount. Currently, his estimated net worth is $1.5 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born on April 29, 1955, the birth name of Leslie Jordan is Leslie Allen Jordan. He is a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. His mother Peggy Ann is supportive of his sexuality whereas his father Allen B. was a lieutenant colonel who passed away in a plane crash when Jordan was eleven.
He was raised along with his sister Jana & Janet. For schooling, he attended Brainerd High School and later went to the University of Kentucky for pursuing further studies. In 1982, he moved to Los Angeles and got involved in drugs and alcohol. To recover from drug and alcohol abuse, he began to journal daily.
|Full name||Leslie Allen Jordan|
|Birthplace||Chattanooga, Tennessee, America.|
|Date of Birth||29th April 1995|
|Height||In centimeters – 150 cm
In feet inches –4’11”
|Weight||In kilograms – 68 kg
In pounds – 149 lbs
|Profession||Actor & Writer|
|Fathers name||Not known|
|Mothers name||Peggy Ann Jordan
|Sisters name||Jana & Janet
|Education||University of Kentucky|
Career / Fashion And style
Leslie Jordan started his career in 1986 from the show ‘The fall guy ‘ as Malone and in ‘The wizard ‘ cast as Jimmy respectively. In 1990, he played the role of ski patrol director in Ski Patrol. He made a guest appearance as celebrity-Trasher Quincy Combs in the comedy-drama Ugly Betty.
Though he did several TV shows and films, he earned popularity from the movie ‘Heart Afire’ as Lonnie Gaar. On the TV series Will & Grace, he appeared as Beverly Leslie, Karen’s pretentious, sexually ambiguous rival. For his brilliant performance in the show, he has earned an Emmy Award for Best guest actor in a comedy series in 2006.
He was featured in the pilot episode of Laugh Out which was the world’s first interactive, gay-themed comedy show. He also participated in the British reality game show Big Brother but got eliminated in the second week. He is an accomplished stage writer and actor, his first autobiographical stage show was called Hysterical Blindness and Other Southern Tragedies That Have Plagued My Life Thus Far.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife & more
Leslie is very secretive about his personal life, however, is gay and was in a relationship with a man who was 20 years older them him.
Some Interesting facts about Leslie Jordan
- Leslie Jordan is influenced and inspired by Christopher Isherwood, Tennessee Williams, Trueman Capote, and other hustler gay boys.
- He grew up as a Southern Baptist and was baptized 14 times
- He was once jailed for a drink and drive and shared a cell with Robert Downey Jr.
- He became the Grand Marshall for the 2016 Capital Pride Parade in Washington, DC.