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Full NameJeffrey Donovan
First NameJeffrey
Last NameDonovan
Birth Nameeffrey Thomas Donovan
Birth CityMassachussetts
Birth CountryUnited States
Mother NameNancy Matthrews
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMichelle Woods
No Of Children3
AwardsMethod Fest Independent Film Festival Award
FilmographyBurn Notice
EducationTisch School of the Arts
Height183 cm
Weight76 kg
Networth$10 M
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Date of BirthMay 11,1968
Age52 years
Married DateAugust 25,2012

What Is The Net Worth Of Hollywood Star Jeffrey Donovan? 

Jeffrey Donovan is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2019. He is best known for his role as Michael Westen in the TV series Burn Notice

With a professional career of over two decades, he appeared in many popular movies and TV shows including Hitch, Changeling, Believe in Me and Comes Early Morning. In addition, he won the 2003 Method Fest Independent Film Festival Award.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Salary, Earnings, And Endorsements

Jeffrey Donovan began his professional career as a commercial driver at Umass Transit Service.  After graduating from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, he started his acting career.

He made his television debut on series Homicide: Life on the Street as Miles and Newton Dell in 1995. He then starred in several TV series including Another World, Spin City, The Beat, Touching Evil, CSI: Miami, Crossing Jordan, Fargo, Shut Eye and so on.

Jeffrey Donovan's character in the movie Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Jeffrey Donovan's character in the movie Sicario: Day of the Soldado

In 2007, Donovan played the role of Michael Westen in the TV series Burn Notice. He had a salary of $135,000 per episode in January 2009. As the show grew popular, his wage also raised to $250,000 per episode by January 2013. The show aired for almost six years and concluded in 2013. He was nominated twice for Teen Choice Awards in Choice TV Actor: Action category.   

In addition to TV series, Donovan made his film debut in Throwing Down as Pete Gulley in 1995. Following then he appeared in a total of 26 movies such as Sleepers, Vegas Vacation, Critical Choices, Witness to the Mob, and so on.

Some of his films earned millions of dollars and here are the details:

YearMoviesBox Office
2005Hitch$368.1 Million
2008Changeling$113 Million
2011J. Edgar$84 Million
2015Sicario$84.9 Million
2018Sicario: Day of the Soldado$75.8 Million

Moreover, he worked with many popular artists such as Angelina Jolie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Will Smith, Eva Mendes and so on.

Furthermore, Donovan played in many stage shows like A View from the Bridge, An Inspector Calls and Off-Broadway in Things You Shoudn’t Say Past Midnight, Toys in the Attic and many more.


There is no information available on Jeffrey Donovan association with any kinds of endorsement deals. 

Charity Works

Jeffrey Donovan went to his former high school Amesbury High School and took part in a career day mentorship program where he gave $100,000 arts scholarship program.

Moreover, Donovan is an avid supporter of Life Rolls On, an organization that provides support to spinal cord injury patients. He worked as chairman sixth Annual LRO fundraising campaign called Night by the Ocean held at the Kodak Theater on October 4, 2009. On April 17, 2010, he was titled as Grand Marshal of the 22nd annual AIDS Walk Miami.

Furthermore, Donovan auctioned off a “Burn Notice walk-on-part” which raised $2,000 to $5,000 and along with a kiss, the sum raised to $36,000 on his friend Michael Bolton charity event. 

Tax Payments

Like any other citizen of the United States, Donovan also pays taxes to the local government. He enjoys a net worth of $10 million as of 2019. He pays a federal tax of $3,630,499 to the local government. 

Assets: House And Cars

Burn Notice actor lives in a house that covers the property of an acre and consists of three bedrooms and a bathroom in Topanga, California. The property includes a golf area at the back of the house.

He had a condo at the Capri South Beach apartments in Miami which he sold for $2.55 million in 2014.

Jeffrey Donovan owns a classic car but no further information is available.

Jeffrey Donovan’s Biography

Jeffrey Donovan was born Jeffrey Thomas Donovan on May 11, 1968, in Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States. He was born to mother Nancy Matthews, while the information about his father is distinctly unknown. As for siblings, he has two brothers Michael and Sean. 

Donovan along with his brothers was raised single-handedly by their mother. As for education, he attended Amesbury High School and was mentored by teacher Patricia Hoyt. She helped him starting a drama club and providing him an opportunity in a summer program.

Later, he joined Bridgewater State College and enrolled at the University of Massachusetts, receiving a degree in Bachelor of Arts in drama. He earned a postgraduate degree in Master of Fine Arts from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

Personal Life: Relationship And Legal Issues

Jeffrey Donovan married Michelle Woods, an American actress, on August 25, 2012. His wife gave birth to a daughter named Claire in December 2012. After two years, the couple welcomed their second child Lucas. In 2017, Woods gave birth to a daughter whose name is still unknown.

Jeffrey Donovan and his wife Michelle Woods in an event
Jeffrey Donovan and his wife Michelle Woods in an event

Moreover, Donovan is a black belt in Shotokan karate and participated in state competition during his college life. Later, he joined aikido for six years and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Donovan is an animal lover and has a dog as a pet.

Legal Issues

Burning Notice actor Jeffrey Donovan was arrested for Drinking Under Influence (DUI) at Miami Beach in 2009. He hit his car with the cop's car and was taken into custody. 

Age & Height

Age: As of 2019, Jeffrey Donovan reached the age of 51 years old.

Height: He stands at a tall height of 6 feet or 1.83 meters.

Updated On Sun Oct 20 2019 Published On Mon Sep 09 2019 By Greece