American actor, Jay Armstrong Johnson is known as Will Olsen in the ABC thriller series Quantico. He is also known as a singer for an album called Live at Feinstein's / 54 Below where he performed 28 easy listening songs. The Drama Desk Award-winning actor Jay played a role of Frank Abagnale in the musical Catch Me If You Can.
How Did Jay Gather Net Worth?
Jay Armstrong Johnson has summoned his net worth from his career as an American actor. His 2009 film, Sex and the City 2 had grossed a box office of $294.6 million over a budget of $95 million. On an opening day, the film topped the box office as it was able to gross $14.2 million. The R-rated romantic comedy film booked 2,000 theaters, and the viewers saw Jay with a role Wedding Chorus in the movie. From the movie, he accumulated stupendous income.
He was entitled to handsome earnings from series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2007-2010) and Quantico (2016-2018) where he portrayed the role as Paul and Will Olsen respectively. His role as Will Olsen, in particular, got his career on track and helped him earn lavish fortunes
Jay started his career as an actor in 2007 where he appeared in American TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Later in 2009, he played in Sex and the City 2. From 2013 to 2015, and appeared in TV series like It Could Be Worse; Live from Lincoln Center; and Seeking: the Web Series from where he increased his earnings. In the upcoming 2018 film Zelda's Pepperonis, he played the role of Tyler Killjoy.
Jay Openly Gay; Had Girlfriend In Past
Jay doesn't back off from talking about his sexuality and his boyfriend on his social media and interviews. On 4 December 2015, Jay tweeted stating his boyfriend works in Psari, a Greek Restaurant in Long Island City, New York.
The actor revealed his boyfriend as Mike Millan in the tweet on 12 April 2016. His friend Laura Heywood shared the duo's photo. Jay and his boyfriend were seen supporting the event of AIDS Walk, in New York on 15 May 2016.
Jay Armstrong Johnson and his boyfriend, Mike Millan in May 2016 (Photo: Twitter)
The actor has not uttered the history and the details regarding his mentioned boyfriend, Mike. But on 25 March 2017, Jay tweeted saying he was a victim of $450 worth of fraud from some dating website.
The actor admitted that he was bullied in high school and used to have a girlfriend. He even claimed that he had a sexual relationship with some. But he battled bullies and made a name for himself after starring in Broadway shows.
The actor is active on social media site from where he shares his family. On 18 June 2017, he shared the collection of his father's photo on Instagram wishing him 'Happy Father's Day!' Further, on 28 October 2017, Jay wished his mother Linda Armstrong Johnson on her 60th birthday by sharing the photo collage.
His parents are divorced, and now he shares a cordial relationship with his stepmother as well, on 15 February 2014; he shared his father along with his stepmother and wished them Valentine's day. He also has a young niece and nephew in his family.
Jay Armstrong Johnson was born on 1 September 1987 in Fort Worth, Texas. Judging from the photo, the actor stands at a tall height and possesses a lean body shape. As per wiki, he grew up working at Casa Mañana, a performing arts theater in Fort Worth, Texas. When he was in 5th grade, he played the role of Romeo in the play, Romeo & Juliet.