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James Denton Bio, Age, Height, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life And More

Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | June 12, 2018


James Thomas Denton Jr. was born on 20th January 1963. He known as an American actor. James Denton well-recognized for playing his role as Mike Delfino on Desperate Housewives.

James Denton Early life

Denton born to his parents on 20th January 1963, in Nashville, Tennessee. He raised up in nearby Goodlettsville. Denton known as the second of three children. His father, named J.T. Denton who was born in 1930 and died in 1993, known as a dentist who presented his services in the military. His mother, named Mary Jean Woolslair Denton, left this world suffering from breast cancer in the year 2002.

James Denton

Denton was brought up in Southern Baptist. He was made a Minister of Music at Westmoreland United Methodist Church in Westmoreland, Tennessee.

Denton completed his graduation from Goodlettsville High School. He went to the University of Tennessee for his higher education, where he became a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He got graduated in television/Journalism and got a degree in Advertising. Before he entered into the acting field, he used to sell advertising for two radio stations. He started acting when he was 23 years old at a community theater in Nashville. He occasionally shifted to California to start acting professionally.

James Denton Career

James Denton

When he was in Chicago, He first appeared performing the role as “Stanley” in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” and he last performed his acting as the terrorist “Bebert” in the French farce, “Lapin Lapin.”

Denton also became a company member at The Griffin Theater and at Strawdog Theater Ensemble as well. His one of the amazing roles was in the world premiere of “Flesh and Blood”, portraying in and writing the music for “The Night Hank Williams Died”, and his character of Kentucky preacher “C.C. Showers” in “The Diviners” – which made him to be selected in a nomination for being the Best Actor “Joseph Jefferson Award” (Chicago’s only theater award).

When he shifted to Los Angeles, he pursued to act on stage, he seen performing in a movie titled as “In Walked Monk”, in which he performed his character of “Steven” during the summer of 1999 and Locked Up Down Shorty’s”, in which he acted performing the character of “Danny”, during the mid of 2001.


Denton has also performed his roles in various movies which include: That Old Feeling released in 1997, Face/Off released in 1997, and Primary Colors released in 1998.

He also featured in various television shows, which include: Dark Skies, Sliders, Two Guys and a Girl, Ally McBeal, and JAG. He also seen performing his supporting characters in The Drew Carey Show, The Pretender, Philly, and Reba. In the year 2003, Denton found acting the supporting character of Special Agent John Kilmer in the short-lived crime thriller series, titled as Threat Matrix. In the year 2004, he honored with the role of Mike Delfino in the series, titled as Desperate Housewives.

Denton has pursued to perform in several different made-for-TV and direct-to-DVD films which include: Assumption released in 2006, Beautiful Dreamer released in 2006, Undead or Alive released in 2007, Custody released in 2007, Tortured released in 2008 and All-Star Superman released in 2011. In the year 2009, he found acting in country star Phil Vassar’s music movie entitled “Bobbi with an I.”

James Denton Personal life

James Denton

When Denton studying in high school, he had a love relationship with a country music artist known as Deana Carter. He married twice in his life. He first married to Jenna Lyn Ward from the year 1997 to the year 2000. Then he married to Erin O’Brien on 16th of December, 2002. Who is her personal trainer at Life Time Fitness. The couple blessed with two children: a son who was born in the year 2003 and a daughter who born in the year 2005. They used to have a house in Glendale, California. After working with Desperate Housewives, they shifted to Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Denton also known as a part-owner of independent minor league baseball team named the Orange County Flyers (part of the Golden Baseball League), who got the GBL Championship in the year 2008. The team “Orange County Flyers” performs their play at California State University, Fullerton in Fullerton, California.

James Denton Net Worth:

James Denton known as an American movie and television actor. Who well-recognized for portraying the role of Mike Delfino in the television series titled as “Desperate Housewives.” He earns an estimated amount of net worth of 7 million dollars approximately. Before he entered into the acting field, he used to sell advertising for two radio stations. He started acting professionally when he was at the age of 23, at a community theater in Nashville.

He then shifted to California to be a full-time actor. Denton has performed his appearance in different movies which include “Face/Off,” “That Old Feeling,” and “Primary Colors” as well. He has also acted performing in different television shows which include  “Dark Skies,” “Sliders,” “Ally McBeal,” “Two Guys and a Girl,” “The West Wing,” and “JAG.” He was also featured to perform the supporting characters in “Philly,” “The Pretender,” “The Drew Carey Show,” as well as in “Reba.” In the year 2004, he honored with his most famous character as plumber Mike Delfino in “Desperate Housewives.” After that, they moved to a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 James Denton

James Denton Age, Height, Weight And Body Measurements:

James Denton is an American television and film actor. Having a well-shaped body with an average height of 6 feet 1 inches. His weight is unknown. He has got dark brown hairs and blue eyes. He is 55 years old according to his date of birth in 1963.


James Denton who born in Nashville, Tennessee, known as an American television and film actor. Who has performed in different television films and series. He has married twice in his life. Denton blessed with two children with his second wife.

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