Canadian Actor Jason Thompson is best known as the cast of the American daytime drama series “General Hospital”, for which he was nominated for several awards from 2011 till these days. He was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for General Hospital in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. He also starred in the spinoff series, General Hospital: Night Shift. General Hospital was listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running drama in American television history after Guiding Light.
Since 2016 he is playing the TV series “The Young and the Restless” for the CBS soap opera in the role of Billy Abbott.
What is Jason Thompson famous for?
- In the role of Neurosurgeon Dr. Patrick Drake in General Hospital, American daytime drama series since 2005.
- Another great tv series “The Young and the Restless” as Billy Abbott since 2016.
Jason Thompson Early Life
Jason Thompson is a Canadian actor and holds a Canadian nationality. He is born on November 20, 1976, in St.Albert, Alberta. Jason Craig Thompson is his birth name. He is of white ethnicity. There is no information about his parents and their occupations. He has one brother named Mark Thompson who performed a song that he wrote”Sailor Short on the wind” in character as Patrick Drake during the episode of General Hospital on September 23, 2015. He is catholic by the religion and Scorpio is his zodiac sign.
No information is available about his education.
He has big fan followers on his social media account.
Twitter: Jason [email protected] and has 123.9K followers.
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Jason Thompson Career Timeline
- Before entering the entertainment industry, he worked at a restaurant in Edmonton, Alberta. He was discovered at the age of 16 by model Kelly Streit of mode models. He left home to pursue his career in runway and print and commercial modeling. He played 3 TV commercial advertisements for GAP with Pedro Romhanyi in 1999 which was “Everybody in Cords”, “Everybody in Leather” and “Everybody in Vests”. He paid his bills from his modeling career. He made himself clear that he can be an actor and moved on for his bright career.
- He has done so many various television and theatre acts. He plays in some lead roles in such as The Academy, More Than You, and Jakob.
- He has appeared as a guest on television shows like Felicity, Flipper, and Castle.
- His career’s most notable TV series is General Hospital, where he played as Dr.Patrick Drake.
- Since his first appearance of the show, he has flirted with various women as he has playboy looks. They called him Dr. Hottie for his good looks. In the series, he has saved many lives and mended a contentious relationship with his father Dr. Noah Drake (played by Rick Springfield).
- He is a big fan of ABC’s and went for promotion on doing a first-grade teacher for a day and taught her class in Irving, Texas.
- During this TV series, he was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards for several years for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for General Hospital from 2011 to 2015 but unluckily he couldn’t get any award in his pocket.
- He confirmed his exit from General Hospital in October 2015 and January 10, 2016, was his last appearance for the series.
- He announced that he would join The Young and the Restless tv series as Billy Abbott and his first appearance was on January 10, 2016, and still continuing to do his character in the TV Series.
Awards and Nominations
He was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for General Hospital in 2011-2012-2013-2014 and 2015. Unluckily he couldn’t win.
Jason Thompson Wife
His sexual orientation is straight. He is a married man. As he has a cute and good looking playboy looks, every woman wishes to be their man. He married his long term relationship girlfriend Paloma Jonas who is a model and a co-founder of Valentine NYC. NYC on 5th April 2015 on Easter Sunday in San Pancho, Mexico in the presence of her relatives and close friends. He has two children one son named Bowie Banjo and one daughter named Rome Coco.
How tall is Jason Thompson?
As he is an actor, he has an average and good looking body but unfortunately, there is no information about his body description. He has a brown color hair color and light brown is his eye color.
Jason Thompson Net Worth
His major income source comes from his acting career. In acting, he makes a decent income from Soap Opera Actor by profession. His estimated net worth as of 2020 is approx. $5 Million.