Leslie Jordan

One of his best-known onstage performances, Leslie Jordon is an American actor and playwright. He rose to fame after playing in the movie, Hearts Afire as Lonnie Garr. To date, he has appeared in over 15+ videos and 20+ TV series. Let’s know more about him through this article.

What is Leslie Jordan famous for?

  • An American actor and playwright.
  • His roles as Lonnie Garr in Hearts Afire, Beverley Leslie in Will & Grace and several characters in the American Horror Story franchise.

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When is Leslie Jordan born?

Recalling his early life, Leslie was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the U.S. to his parents in the year 1995. Currently, he aged 64 years old. He is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. Her birth sign is Taurus. The information regarding his parents and siblings are yet to be disclosed. For education, he attended the University of Kentucky.

What does Leslie Jordan do?

  • Moving towards his career, Leslie appeared as newspaper editor Mr. Blackly in the movie The Help. His television career includes guest appearances on Murphy Brown (1989), Will & Grace (2001-2006, 2017-20), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993, 1994), Star Trek: Voyager (1996), Caroline in the City (1998), Pee-Wee’s Playhouse (1990), Reba (2003-2004), Boston Public (2001-2002), Boston Legal (2005), Nash Bridges (2000), American Horror Story: Coven (2013), Roanoke (2016), and 1984 (2019).
  • He guest-starred on the comedy-drama Ugly Betty as celebrity-Trasher Quincy Combs. In 2007, He starred as Jesse Joe in the short-lived CW television program Hidden Palms and portrayed the ski patrol director in Ski Patrol.
  • On the television series Will & Grace, He played Karen’s pretentious, sexually ambiguous rival Beverley Leslie for which he received an Emmy Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006. 
  • His Emmy Award earned him an invitation to present the awards for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series at the 2006 Emmy Awards with Cloris Leachman a week later.
  • He starred in the pilot episode of Laugh Out, the world’s first interactive, gay-themed comedy show. On August 18th, 2014, He became a housemate in the celebrity edition of the British reality game show Big Brother. He was the second person to leave the Big Brother house
  • In January 2015, He guest-starred in the British sitcom Benidorm for two episodes as the character “Buck-A-Roo”.
  • In one of his best-known performances onstage, he played Earl “Brother Boy” Ingram in Sordid Lives, a role he took to the big screen in the popular cult film of the same name. He reprised the role in the Sordid Lives: The Series, a televised spin-off of the movie airing on Logo where he plays a character that is in a mental hospital.
  • Also, He wrote and starred in the autobiographical play Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel, which was also made into a motion picture. He recently toured the country performing his one-man stage comedy, Like a Dog on Linoleum, to generally favorable reviews.
  • His first autobiographical stage show was called Hysterical Blindness and Other Southern Tragedies That Have Plagued My Life Thus Far, with music and lyrics by Joe Patrick Ward. The production, in which Jordan was backed by a gospel choir singing satirical songs about racism and homophobia, was produced off-Broadway at the SoHo Playhouse and ran for seven months.


  • After touring the nation for several months with the production, the show opened off-Broadway at the Midtown Theater on April 19th, 2010. The show is produced by his friend, actress Lily Tomlin. He announced on The Paul O’Grady Show that he will be bringing his show to London’s Apollo Theatre.
  • He appeared in the new British television drama Living the Dream produced jointly by Sky and Big Talk Productions but branded as a Sky Original Production in 2017.
  • In the fall of 2018, He starred in the Fox network sitcom The Cool Kids, along with Martin Mull, Vicki Lawrence, and David Alan Grier
  • On April 2nd, 2020, He played the lead role of Phil in the Fox sitcom Call Me Kat, along with Mayim Bialik, Swoosie Kurtz, Kyla Pratt, and Cheyenne Jackson.

Is Leslie Jordan Gay?

Reflecting on her personal life, Leslie is openly gay and his current relationship status might be single. Presently, he is very secretive towards his love life. However, he admitted that he was in a relationship with a mysterious man back in 2017 who is 20 years older than him. 

How much is Leslie Jordan’s net worth?

Being an actor, Leslie earns a decent amount of money and fame through her profession in the field of the entertainment industry. Based on some online sites, his estimated net worth said to be $1.5 million at present. However, his salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed.

How tall is Leslie Jordan?

Observing his body statistics, Leslie stands a height of 4 feet 11 inches and his body-weight is currently unknown. Similarly, he has a pair of hazel eyes and grey hair color. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

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