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Jefferson White Net Worth $2 Million

What is Jefferson White’s net worth?

Jefferson White is an American actor who has a net worth of $2 million. White seems to be in that sweet spot in the acting industry—he’s well-known, but not-so-famous people are trampling their grandmothers to follow him.

He’s successful for the role he’s in, but he hasn’t been doing any one genre of acting long enough to be typecast.

He’s attractive, but with a face that’s still versatile enough to play different characters.

And he’s likable, which has made him even more endearing to fans over the years.

His acting career may be on the up, but that hasn’t changed the young Iowa native into something he’s not interested in being.

With his role in Yellowstone, White finds himself on a hit Heartland drama that draws in up to 12.7 million viewers per episode, and has been nominated for almost 20 awards in its 5 seasons.

Private by nature, charming when he needs to be, and willing to talk a mile a minute about the projects he’s working on, Jefferson White is a pretty cool customer.

The Origin Story

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Jefferson White was born on November 3, 1987, in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

Raised in the Linn County town, which only had 4,500 residents by 2020, Jefferson and his siblings were busy kids.

White was involved in everything in high school, too—from drama club to the school speech team to the choir, chess club, and woodwork, he wanted to try it all.

Mount Vernon High School even published an article on their alum in 2019, pointing out all the clubs and classes he was involved in.

After graduating from Mount Vernon High, Jefferson didn’t venture far to enroll at university, choosing Iowa State and then heading to the Louisville Actors Theatre.

Now a local of Brooklyn, New York, Jefferson did venture away from Iowa eventually—but he returns home regularly and is known to visit his Alma Mater and old friends.


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Although it might be every actor’s dream, the reality is that finding paid acting work is difficult.

White was prepared for that, despite the acting accolades he had under his belt when he left the Actors Theatre in Louisville.

Initially, he got a job in advertising and would attend casting calls and auditions outside the typical 9 to 5.

Eventually, Jefferson secured roles in television shows like House of Cards, Law and Order, How to Get Away with Murder, and Blue Bloods—before landing the role of a lifetime.


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Jefferson White and Ashley Zukerman join SAG-AFTRA members on the picket line outside of Netflix and Warner Bros on July 20, 2023 in New York City – @Getty

White has always been one to give things a go, so it made sense that he’d take a trip to Budapest to celebrate a little break between projects.

While he was there, he got a call from his agent—he’d been invited to audition for Yellowstone.

There was a catch, though: he needed to do it within the week, and it needed to be done in Utah.

The Iowa native hopped a flight back, and the rest is history.

Throughout the show’s time on air, Jefferson has had his fair share of action—like that time the production team used a real hot brand to brand a piece of leather stuck to his chest.

Or that other time, they used a real (trained) bear in a chase scene.

Being the middle of hibernation season, the bear was too tired—and Jefferson had to stuff chicken into his pockets to pique the bear’s interest.

On his character’s career progression and life on the show,

White explained that “he’s spent four years getting his [expletive] kicked and falling off horses. In season five, he’s found some footing. We find him living a life that he chose.”

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Jefferson White and his wife Casey Wortmann 

Casey Wortmann and Jefferson White attend the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Barker Hangar on February 27, 2022 in Santa Monica – @Getty


In 2023, Jefferson White married Casey Wortmann. She’s also an actress who performed in Yellowstone, The Truth, and Absent Father. Jefferson and Casey engaged in 2022.

Net Worth 2024

So, how much is Jefferson White worth? White earned most of his wealth from performing in 28 TV series, short films, and movies, including — House of Cards, Blindspot, God’s Country, Chicago P.D., and The Americans. Therefore, Jefferson White has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Jefferson’s most profitable project is Yellowstone, where he portrayed Jimmy Hurdstrom in 47 episodes. The show is created by
Taylor Sheridan and John Linson, and the central star is Kevin Costner.

Jefferson White Net Worth


“There is nobody like him [Kevin Costner] in the world,” Jefferson told Bonnie Laufer in 2022. “I’ve been very lucky in my career to work with a lot of incredible actors from whom I’ve learned very much something… He’s a filmmaker himself, he’s a director himself, and he’s lived his life on film sets; he has an incredible intuitive understanding of everything that’s happening on a film set.”

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