• Jefferson White is an American actor born in Mount Vernon, Iowa USA on 3 November 1989.
• He is best known for his role as Jimmy Hurdstrom in the popular western series “Yellowstone”.
• He has appeared in close to 30 movies and TV series, including “The Americans”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Manhattan”, “Elementary”, “How to Get Away with Murder”, “Aquarius”, “Blue Bloods”, “House of Cards”, “The Alienist”, “The Good Fight”, “Invasion”, and “Chicago P. D.”
• His movie roles include “Dedalus”, “Swallow Grass Snakes”, “Swipe”, “Treasure Trouble”, “The Mouse and the Lion”, “A Home in the Middle”, “No Future”, “God’s Country”, “Eileen”, “Snowbound”, and “Civil War”.
• His net worth is estimated at over $1 million.
Who is Jefferson White?
American actor Jefferson White was born in Mount Vernon, Iowa USA on 3 November 1989, so Scorpio’s his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in close to 30 movies and TV series, and is probably best known for playing Jimmy Hurdstrom in the popular western series “Yellowstone”, which has been airing since 2018, now numbering 53 episodes. The series stars Kevin Costner and Luke Grimes, was created by John Linson, and follows the lives of a rancher and his family; it’s won six of the 38 awards for which it’s been nominated.
Education and early life
Jefferson was raised in Mount Vernon by his parents, but being as secretive as he is, he hasn’t shared any details concerning his mother and father, not even their names and professions, and it’s believed that he’s an only child, as he hasn’t spoken about having siblings.
Jefferson became interested in acting during his teenage years, and appeared in a couple of plays performed at his high school. He still chose to continue working on his education upon matriculating in 2008, and thus enrolled at Iowa State University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012.
Jefferson spent the following two years studying acting at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kentucky, while simultaneously working several jobs to financially support himself.
Roles in TV series
Jefferson’s debut TV series role was playing Brad Mullin in two episodes (2014) of the critically acclaimed crime mystery “The Americans”, created by joseph Weisberg, and which starred Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Keidrich Sellati. It follows two Russian agents who are posing as Americans during the Cold War, the series aired from 2013 through 2018 and won 52 of its 115 award nominations.
In 2015, Jefferson appeared in single episodes of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, the historical war drama “Manhattan”, and the crime mystery “Elementary”.
In 2015 and 2016, he portrayed Philip Jessup in the crime mystery “How to Get Away with Murder”, which Peter Nowalk created, and which starred Jack Falahee, Billy Brown and Viola Davis. It tells the story of a group of law students and their professor who’ve become involved in a crime, and the series won 21 of its 100 award nominations. Some of Jefferson’s following appearances were in an episode or two of the biographical crime drama “Aquarius”, the crime mystery “Blue Bloods” and the drama “House of Cards”.
Hey friends! Another new episode of The Alienist tonight – here I am with the mustache I had a summer fling with and still can't get out of my head.
Posted by Jefferson White on Monday, January 29, 2018
The year 2018 saw him play Lincoln Steffens in the crime mystery “The Alienist”, which starred Daniel Bruhl, Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans, and follows criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and newspaper illustrator John Moore as they’re trying to catch a serial killer together; the series won four of its 30 award nominations.
Some of Jefferson’s most recent TV series roles have been in the 2021 episode “And the End Was Violent…” of the crime drama “The Good Fight”, the 2021 episode “Last Day” of the fantasy science fiction “Invasion”, and four episodes of the 2023 crime action “Chicago P. D.”
Roles in movies
Jefferson’s debut film appearance was in the 2018 drama “Dedalus”, written and directed by Jonah Greenstein, and which starred Alexander Horner, Thomas Jay Ryan and Ashley Robicheaux. It follows the life of a grocery cashier, whose teenage step-sister was raped by her classmates. A couple of Jefferson’s following roles were in the 2018 short drama “Swallow Grass Snakes”, and in 2019 the short horror “Swipe” and the adventure mystery comedy “Treasure Trouble”.
In 2020, he starred as George in the short drama “The Mouse and the Lion”, written and directed by Lain Kienzle, and which also starred Izzie Steele and Collin Medford; the movie follows a family who found a wounded WWI soldier on their doorstep in 1920. Jefferson’s following three roles were in the 2020 short thriller “A Home in the Middle”, the 2021 romantic drama “No Future”, and the 2022 thriller “God’s Country”.
Most recently, in 2023, he played Buck Warren in the mystery thriller “Eileen”, directed by William Oldroyd, and which starred Thomasin McKenzie, Shea Whigham and Sam Nivola; it follows a woman who’s working at a prison facility, and has fallen for her co-worker.
Jefferson’s currently shooting for the upcoming movies “Snowbound” and “Civil War”.
Jefferson produced the 2018 drama movie “Dedalus” and the 2021 short film “Pippi”.
He’s been featured in several TV specials, including “Making Yellowstone Season Two” and “Making Yellowstone Season Three” in 2019 and 2020 respectively, and the 2022 “WrestleMania 38”.
Awards and nominations
Jefferson and his colleagues were nominated for a 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, for “Yellowstone”.
Love life and relationships
Jefferson hasn’t spoken about his love life in public, and the names of any women, or perhaps men whom he’s dated haven’t been disclosed; this is probably why there are today rumors circulating the internet, most of which concern his sexual orientation.
Many of Jefferson’s fans believe him to be gay, claiming that this is why the popular actor shies away from speaking about his love life; a fan believes that he saw Jefferson and his boyfriend kissing in New York City in the summer of 2022, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims.
There are also some who believe that Jefferson’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity American woman, but that she prefers to stay away from media; this hasn’t been addressed by Jefferson either.
He seems to be unattached as of February 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Jefferson’s followed by close to 300,000 people on Instagram, and has posted nearly 1,100 pictures onto the social media network, most content showing his fans more about his everyday life.
He enjoys being in nature, and owns a ranch; Jefferson’s a huge lover of animals, and is an avid horseback rider.
He’s an amateur photographer, and many pictures taken by him can be found uploaded onto his Instagram account.
Jefferson’s passionate about music and can play the guitar; his favorite singer is Johnny Cash, and his favorite songs “Hurt” and “He Turned Water Into Wine”.
Some of Jefferson’s favorite Hollywood actors are Kevin Costner, Matt Damon and Al Pacino, while some of his favorite movies include “Silverado”, “The Art of Racing in the Rain” and “Black or White”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Jefferson’s age is 33. He has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall and weighs about 150lbs (68kgs).
Jefferson’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of February 2023.