Jason Priestley Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Movies, Age, Height, TV Shows, Accident, Children

October 2, 2023 0 Posted By Lorenza Nicholas


Jason Bradford Priestley (born August 28, 1969) is a celebrated Canadian actor and television director. He has gained recognition for his various roles and is commonly known as Jason Priestley

He is notably recognized for portraying Brandon Walsh in the television series Beverly Hills, 90210, from 1990 to 1998 and again in 2000. 

Furthermore, Jason Priestley garnered acclaim for his portrayal of Richard “Fitz” Fitzpatrick in Call Me Fitz from 2010 to 2013 and as Matt Shade in the Canadian series Private Eyes from 2016 to 2021.

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Full Name: Jason Bradford Priestley
Stage Name: Jason Priestley
Born: 28 August 1969 (age 54 years old)
Place of Birth: Vancouver, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Education: Argyle Secondary School
Height: 1.73 m
Parents: Lorne Priestley, Sharon Kirk
Siblings: Justine Priestley, Kristi Priestley, Karin Priestley
Spouse: Naomi Lowde-Priestley (m. 2005), Ashlee Petersen (m. 1999–2000)
Girlfriend • Partner: Andrea Corr (1999), Christine Elise (1992-1997), Robyn Lively (1991), Karla Montana, Jill Novick, Karen Campbell (2002), Gail Porter (2000), Tori Spelling (1991), Shannen Doherty (1990-1991)
Children: Ava Veronica Priestley, Dashiell Orson Priestley
Occupation: Actor • Director
Net Worth: $12 million

Early Life & Education

Jason Priestley, a highly talented and accomplished Canadian actor and television director, was born on August 28, 1969. He was born in the beautiful city of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His remarkable journey in the entertainment world was greatly influenced by his mother, Sharon Kirk, an actress and acting coach. 

On the other hand, his father, Lorne Priestley, played a vital role as a successful businessman. Jason Priestley is fortunate to have an older sister, Justine Priestley, an actress, and two step-siblings, Karin Priestley and Kristi Priestley. As he continues to grow and develop his skills, Jason is currently attending Argyle Secondary School.


Starting his acting career in the early 1980s, Jason Priestley appeared in commercials and made guest appearances on popular TV shows like Airwolf (1987), 21 Jump Street (1987–88), and Quantum Leap (1989). However, it was in 1990 that he achieved his breakthrough role as Brandon Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210.

The show’s immense success catapulted Priestley to stardom, making him one of the most beloved teen actors worldwide. In recognition of his outstanding performance, he was honored with a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 1992.

After the conclusion of Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1998, Jason Priestley ventured into the world of film, taking on roles in Love & Human Remains (1993), The Thin Pink Line (1998), and Cherry Falls (2000). 

In addition to his acting career, he showcased his directing skills by helming multiple episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210, and other television series.

In 2010, Jason Priestley took on the role of Richard “Fitz” Fitzpatrick, a charismatic yet self-centered scammer, in the Canadian comedy-drama show Call Me Fitz. The series enjoyed a three-season run and received positive reviews from critics and viewers, establishing itself as a triumph in acclaim and profitability.

Priestley took on the role of Matt Shade in the Canadian detective series Private Eyes in 2016. Portraying a former professional hockey player turned private investigator, he garnered critical acclaim and commercial success for his performance. The show successfully ran for five seasons.

Apart from his acting and directing involvement, Jason Priestley has succeeded as a businessman. He co-owns JAM Productions, a reputable production company, and is known as the co-founder of Priestley, a renowned clothing line.

Awards & Nominations

  • Won 2 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Comedy Series for Call Me Fitz (2015)
  • Won 1 Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Television Series for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1992)
  • Nominated 2 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1991, 1992)
  • Nominated 1 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1992)
  • Nominated 4 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Lead Actor, Comedy for Private Eyes (2017, 2018, 2020, 2022)
  • Nominated 1 Directors Guild of Canada Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series for Call Me Fitz (2013)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @jason_priestley
  • Twitter handle: Jason Priestley (@Jason_Priestley)
  • Facebook: Jason Priestley

Personal Life

Jason Priestley, 54, has been married two times in his life. The first marriage was with makeup artist Ashlee Petersen in 1999. Unfortunately, their marriage did not last long, and they divorced only after 11 months in 2000. 

However, Jason Priestley found love again and tied the knot for the second time in 2005 with another makeup artist named Naomi Lowde-Priestley. This marriage proved more successful as they built a beautiful family together, welcoming two children into their lives. They have a daughter named Ava Veronica Priestley and a son named Dashiell Orson Priestley.

Jason Priestley has had a connection with various individuals over the years. His relationships included Andrea Corr in 1999, Christine Elise from 1992 to 1997, Robyn Lively in 1991, and connections with Karla Montana and Jill Novick.

In addition to these relationships, Jason Priestley encountered Karen Campbell in 2002, Gail Porter in 2000, and Tori Spelling in 1991.

There have also been rumors of a romantic involvement between Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty from 1990 to 1991.



  • 1991 Ski School 
  • 1993 Calendar Girl 
  • 1997 Love and Death on Long Island 
  • 1999 The Highwayman 
  • 2011 Dear Santa 
  • 2013 Cas & Dylan 
  • 2015 Zoom 

TV Shows

  • 1990-1998, 2000 Beverly Hills, 90210
  • 1997 Au-delà du réel : L’aventure continue (The Outer Limits) 
  • 2001 Grosse Pointe 
  • 2007 7th Heaven 
  • 2009 Psych : Enquêteur malgré lui (Psych) 
  • 2010 Les Experts (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) 
  • 2010-2013 Call Me Fitz 
  • 2016-2018 Van Helsing 
  • 2016-2021 Private Eyes 
  • 2019 BH90210 
  • 2020 The Twilight Zone 
  • 2022 The Pack Podcast 


  • 1999 Barenaked in America 
  • 2000 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 
  • 2007 Subs 
  • 2007 Intime Danger (Don’t Cry Now) 
  • 2008 Je veux votre mari !
  • 2011 Dear Santa 
  • 2013 Cas & Dylan 
  • 2016-2018 Van Helsing 
  • 2019 BH90210 
  • 2019 V.C. Andrews’ Heaven 
  • 2023 Offside: The Harold Ballard Story 

Net Worth

Canadian actor and television director Jason Priestley has accumulated a net worth of $12 million. He gained widespread recognition for portraying Brandon Walsh on the popular Fox teen drama television series “Beverly Hills, 90210” from 1990 to 1998 and in 2000. 

Additionally, Priestley showcased his talents in other notable television shows such as “Call Me Fitz” (2010–2013) and “Private Eyes” (2016–2021), both produced in Canada.

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