James Lafferty is an American actor, director, as well as a producer, better known for portraying the role of Nathan Scott on the television series, One Tree Hill from 2009 to 2012. Furthermore, he has also directed other series including The Royals and Everyone in Doing Great.
Throughout his career, Lafferty has been nominated for Teen Choice Awards several times. Lafferty is not married yet and is currently single. However, he previously dated some popular stars including Rachael Wilson and Sophia Bush.
James Lafferty Early life and Education
James Lafferty was born on 25th July 1985, as James Martin Lafferty in Helmet, California. His parents Angelica Lafferty and Jeffery Lafferty own a local construction company. Lafferty has a younger brother named Stuart Lafferty who is also an actor.
Lafferty attended Hemet High School until 2003. During his school days, he played basketball with his school’s basketball team. Lafferty completed his graduation from the California State University, Long Beach.
James Lafferty Acting and Directing Career
During his early days, James Lafferty worked on television shows including Beverly Hills, 90210 and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. However, at the age of ten, he received his first significant acting role in a school play.
At the age of 12, in 1997 Lafferty made his first acting debut through a movie Annabelle’s Wish. He further guest-starred in other television series including, Once and Again, Get Real, and Boston Public. Furthermore, Lafferty even starred in ESPN made-for-television film A Season on the Brink.
Later in 2003, Lafferty’s breakthrough came after he portrayed the role of Nathan Scott on The WB/The CW teen drama series One Tree Hill alongside Chad Michael Murray. He is also the director of the series and appeared until 2012. Lafferty was even nominated for Teen Choice Award for four times.
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Moreover, Lafferty starred in the straight-to-DVD sequel to the cult film Donnie Darko in February 2008 and further appeared as Mr. Nash on NBC crime thriller series Crisis. In 2017, he portrayed the role of Tony Lama on the movie Small Town Crime and also in the television series Everyone is Doing Great.
James Lafferty Girlfriend, Affairs, Dating, Relationship
Lafferty has achieved a great success in his professional career but he has failed several times in his love life. He has dated several stars in past.
From 2005 to 2006, Lafferty dated a Canadian actress, Rachael Wilson. After that, Lafferty was romantically linked with an American actress, Sophia Bush. The duo dated for a year from 2008 to 2009.
After his breakup with Sophia, Lafferty started dating Shantel VanSanten in 2009. But the couple failed to continue their relationship and separated within a year in 2010.
Moreover, he was also in a long-term relationship with Eve Hewson. The duo dated for five years from 2010 to 2015. Since his breakup with Eve, Lafferty is still single. He might be busy with his career and might be seeking a perfect partner.
James Lafferty Net worth, Income, Life Style, Earning
The 32 years old versatile actor, James Lafferty is active in the field of acting for a long time. Till date, Lafferty has starred in several movies and television series through which he has earned a decent amount of money. Furthermore, he also adds money to his net worth from his producing and directing career.
Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that Lafferty has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Lafferty owns an apartment having two bedrooms in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. He bought the apartment back in 2012 for $814,000.