Biography

Jesse Eden Metcalfe
Born: December 9, 1978

Born in Monterey, California, and raised in Waterford, Connecticut, Jesse was always a fan of the arts. After studying at New York University at the famed Tisch School of the Arts, he went on an open audition, which earned him a role in the hit daytime drama “Passions.” For four years he honed his craft while mesmerizing the daytime audience, breaking more than a few hearts with his 2004 departure from the show.

Jesse may be best known for his role as John Rowland, the gardener working for wealthy ex-model Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria) in the pop culture phenomenon “Desperate Housewives.” Jesse’s move to the big screen happened in 2006 when he starred as the lead title character in “John Tucker Must Die.”

Outside of work, Jesse is a huge sports fan with strong loyalty to the New England/New York teams – the Knicks, Patriots and Yankees. He also works out religiously and is a regular on the basketball court.

A music lover, Jesse is an accomplished guitarist. He’s also into motorbikes, classic cars and is an avid poker player.

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