Penn Badgley Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wiki, Family, Education, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Nationality, Movies

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Penn Badgley Biography

Penn Badgley is a famous American actor. He became prominent after playing his role as Dan Humphrey in The CW teen drama series Gossip Girl from 2007 to 2012. He is also famous through his leading role in the Netflix thriller series You 2018–present.  In addition after playing a role in the CW teen drama series Gossip Girl, Penn did receive six Teen Choice Award nominations, then he also received MTV Movie & TV Award and Saturn Award nominations, after playing role in the Netflix series You.

Penn Badgley Age 

How old is Penn Badgley? He was born in the year 1986 on the 1st of November in Baltimore, Maryland United States of America. He is currently at the age of 36 years.

Penn Badgley Height

Badgley stands at an average and moderate body measurement height that is approximately 5ft and 8 inches which is equivalent to 1.74 meters tall.

Penn BadgleyWeight

He also has a moderate body measurement height that he maintains by doing exercise during his free time. Therefore his actual weight measurement is approximately 71 kilograms.

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Penn was born to both loving caring and supportive parents in Baltimore, Maryland United States of America. His father  Duff Badgley did work as a newspaper reporter and then as a carpenter as well as a  home builder. In the year 2008, his father under  Green Party was vying for the governor seat of Washington.

While growing up Penn did involve himself with the Seattle Children’s Theatre and also the Pine Nut Players community theater in Monroe, Washington. Fortunately his mother  Lynne Murphy Badgley did support him in his acting efforts.

However, when Penn was at the age of 12 his parents got divorced, even though he always had a dream to become a musician at that same age.

Penn Badgley Education

At the age of 14, he did skip high school and then took the proficiency exam. After that, he did join Santa Monica College. Later he went on to join the University of Southern California but deferred admission due to predetermined obligations. However, he later joined  Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon where he did enroll for two years.


After his parent’s divorce, Penn and his mother transitioned to California where he pursued his acting career. So he began his acting career by doing voiceovers for children’s radio stations in Hollywood. Thereafter his first and special credit was voice work for the video games Mario Golf 64  in 1999 and  Mario Tennis 64 in 2000.

Later in 2002, he was among the leading role in The WB’s comedy-drama series Do Over as Joel Larsen. Then in 2006, Penn went on to star in 2 WB series: The Mountain from 2004 to 2005 and also The Bedford Diaries in 2006.

However, became prominent after playing his role as Dan Humphrey in The CW teen drama series Gossip Girl from 2007 to 2012 which was really based on the book series of the same name by Cecily von Ziegesar.

Then in 2010, he did play a role as Toddwhich talks about the love interest of Emma Stone’s character in the teen comedy film Easy A. The movie was a critical and commercial success and it did earn him a Teen Choice Award nomination.

In addition, in the year  2015, Penn had a recurring role in NBC’s miniseries The Slap, which was based on the Australian series of the same name. Badgley also played a leading role as the leading role in the Netflix thriller series You 2018–present.

Furthermore, Badgley 2019 October was among the cast in the film Here Today alongside Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish, the film was released in 2021 May to mixed reviews from critics.

Penn Badgley’s Net Worth

Badgley is a famous American actor whose net worth is approximately around $ 12 million dollars.

Penn Badgley Movies and Tv Shows

  • You (TV series)
  • Gossip Girl
  • Easy A
  • The Stepfather
  • John Tucker Must Die
  • Margin Call
  • Do Over Television show
  • What I Like About You (TV series)
  • Greetings from Tim Buckley
  • Here Today (film)
  • Forever Strong

Penn Badgley Wife/Married

He is married to a beautiful lady by the name of Domino Kirke and the love of his life. The couple tied the knot in the year 2017  in the finest and most intimate courthouse ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.

Penn Badgley Children/Kids

Badgley and his beautiful wife have one lovely son by the name of James Badgley.

How long were Blake Lively and Penn Badgley together?

Blake and Badgley dated for about 3 years while acting in the film “Gossip Girl,”  which was from 2007 to 2012.

What religion is Penn Badgley?

Penn has been a member of the Baha’i Faith since 2015. The religion does protest against the persecution of Baháʼís by the government of Iran.