Penn Badgley Biography, Affairs, Age, Education and Networth


Penn Badgley is an American actor and Musician born on1 November 1986 in Baltimore Maryland U.S to Lynne Murphy Badgley and Duff Badgley. Penn Badgley’s parents got divorced when he was 12 years old. He spent his childhood in Richmond, Virginia, and Seattle Washington.  Penn Badgley’s father was a newspaper reporter and also a carpenter.

Penn Badgley

Penn also did a voice-over in Seattle Children’s theatre for Children’s voice station. Penn started struggling in his acting career in 1997. He debuts his career with The Fluffer (2001).

Penn Badgley Short Biography

Real NamePenn Badgley
Father NameDuff Badgley
Mother NameLynne Badgley
Height5’9″ – 175 Centimetre
Weight79 kgs
Age34 years old
Sexual Preference Straight
Date of Birth1 November 1986
First MovieThe Fluffer(2000)
Upcoming MoviesNo Upcoming movies
Most successful MovieGossip Girls (2007-12)
NationalityEnglish American
Birth PlaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA
SupposeDomino Kirke
AffairsZoe Kravitz
Children Son
InstrumentsBas, Guitar, and strings
Phone NumberClick Here
Email AddressClick Here
Relationship StatusMarried
Star SignScorpio
TrademarkDark Brown Eyes
Religion Christine
SchoolChristopher’s School in Richmond
CollegeLewis and Clark college
Net Worth9 Million USD
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourCurly brown hairs
PetLayla (Dog)
Favorite BrandH&M

Penn Badgley’s Early Life and Education

Penn has passed California High School Proficiency Exam and started attending Santa Monica City College at the age of 14. Penn Badgley was fond of music and singing in his childhood. He used to write and play guitar. Skateboarding, Surfing, Skiing, and Snowboarding were his hobbies in his childhood.

Penn Badgley Affairs

Penn Badgley dated Blake Lively (2008-2010), they kept their relationship private as long as they can. In 2010 they broke up. Later on, he dated an American actress Zoe Kravitz but the relationship had many ups and downs so they decided to end the relationship.

In 2014, Penn got in a relationship with Domino Kirke who was a single mother and in 2017 they got married. In 2022 couple announced that they were expecting their first child after two miscarriages.

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Penn Badgley with his son

Penn Badgley Career

Penn Badgley and his mother moved to California so that he can pursue his acting and singing career as he was fond of music from his childhood. There he started doing voice-overs for children’s radio stations in Hollywood. Later on, Penny Badgley did voice work for video games, Mario Golf 64(1999) and Mario Tennis 64(2000).

Badgley started acting in a tv show, Will and Grace. He persuade his acting by doing different tv shows such as Daddio, The Brothers Garcia, and What I liked about You.

Badgley got famous after The Young and Restless(2000-2001) series. He was nominated for the Young Artist Award for the best performance in the Daytime(2001) series and got recognition.

In 2002, Badgley started doing a comedy-drama Do over in which he starred as Joel-Larsen a 35 years old man who got a second chance to make his life right. In 2004-2005 he did The Mountains, The Bedford Diaries(2006).

Bradley’s first famous movie was The John Tucker Must Die(2006) in which he played the role of Scott Tucker. The movie earned $14.3 million in its first week after opening and ranked 3rd in the US Box Office. After that, he starred in the Drive-Thru cast with the famous Hollywood actress Leighton Meester.

In 2007, Badgley was cast in the CW’S teen drama series Gossip Girls as Dan Humphrey based on the novel by Cecily Von Ziegesar. He first rejected the role but after the director’s request he accepted it and his acting was praised by the audience and critics.

He earned six nominations for the Teen Choice Awards. Badgley starred in the movie The Stepfather(2009) in the statement of 1987 film as The stepson of the serial killer.

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Badgley’s next project was The Todd with Emma Stone in the 2010 teen comedy film Easy A and got nominated for the Teenage Award. In 2011 he appeared in the film Margin Call and won Robert Altman Award for his performance in the film.

In 2012 he played the biopic of Jeff Buckley, in the film Greetings from time Buckley. For the film, he learned vocals and guitar lessons. Moreover, Badgley played a role in Parts Per Billions(2012) and the film was released in 2014. His other movie Cymbeline was released in the same year.

As Penn Badgley is also a Musician, he formed his own band and his first released song was Easy on SoundCloud under the name of M O T H E R. The song got popular in a short time and was posted on different blogs as well. Later on, the band changed the spelling to M O T H X R in 2015. The band released their debut album Centerfold on February 26, 2016.

Penn Badgley played the role The Same and The Slap in the year 2015. He got a minor role in Adam Green’s Aladdin. He starred in the drama film The paper store(2016), opposite Stef Dawson and Richard kind.

In 2019 Badgley was cast in the movie Here Today opposite to Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish, released in May 2019.

Penn Badgley Net Worth

Penn Badgley Net worth according to the present year is roughly $8 Million per month.

Social Media Accounts

Penn Badgley has 4.5M followers on his Instagram account and 579.1k followers on Twitter.

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Interesting Facts About Penn Badgley

  • Megan Murphy is Penn’s cousin.
  • Penn Badgley’s parents got divorced when he was 12 years old.
  • Penn Badgley has a feather tattoo on his left leg.
  • Parker Posey is Penn’s celebrity crush.
  • His dream job was to be a musician, not an actor.
  • Before doing the character of Dan Humphrey he rejected it twice.

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Penn Badgley Band


Penn’s Famous songs

Album: M O T H X RCenterfold(2015)

  • Easy
  • Victim
  • She can’t Tell
  • Touch

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions about your favorite actor Pen.

Is Penn Badgley Married?

Yes, Penn Badgley is Married

How tall is Pen Badgley ?

Penn Badgley is 5’9″ tall

What is Penn Badgley’s weight?

Penn Badgley weighs 79kgs

What is Penn Badgley’s hobby?

Penn Badgley loves to play Bass, Guitar, and Strings

Is Penn Badgley is vegan?

Penn Badgley is non-vegetarian

Does Penn Badgley have children?

Penn Badgley has one stepson and one his own son

What is Penn favourite Tv show?

Penn’s favourite show is FRIENDS


Penn Badgley is an American Musician, Singer, and Actor. Badgley was born on 1 November 1986 to Lynne Murphy Badgley and Duff Badgley. Badgley is 35 years old. Penn Badgley spoused to Domino Kirke in 2017. Penn Badgley was fond of music from his childhood. He is known for Gossip Girls(2007).

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