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How did Penn Badgley rise to fame? How much is his Net Worth?

Penn Dayton Badgley is a popular American actor and singer. He is famous for his work in the teen shows of CW Gossip Girl (2007–2012). However, he again recently got attention when he played Joe in the thriller You. Other than that, Penn has acted in films like “John Tucker Must Die”, “Drive-Thru”, “The Stepfather”, and “Easy A”.  In 2016, he became the leader of the Brooklyn-based Indie band “MOTHXR”, and released their debut album “Centerfold”.

Quick facts about Penn Badgley

  • His full name is Penn Dayton Badgley
  • Penn was born on 1 November 1986
  • He is from Baltimore, Maryland, United States

How did Penn become famous?

Penn’s first credit for screen performance was a “Will and Grace” episode. After that, he performed on displays like “Daddio”, “The García Brothers” and “What I Like About You”. As Chancellor Phillip IV, his first noticeable position was in 2007. Badgley was cast on behalf of Cecily von Ziegesar’s  in The CW’s teen drama series “Gossip Girl” as Dan Humphrey.

Moreover, Penn has played a minor role in Adam Green’s “Aladdin”. Above all, his epic performance was in the series “You” as Joe Goldberg.

Penn Badgley Personal Life?

From 2007 to 2010, Badgley dated his co-star of the girl Blake Lively. However, after breaking up with her, he got into a relationship with Zoë Kravitz, which lasted from 2011 to 2013.

Subsequently, Domino Kirke started dating in Badgley in 2014. Finally, in the court of New York on 27 February 2017, Badgley got married to Kirke. After that, Kirke and Badgley announced pregnancy in February 2020 after two miscarriages. Certainly, they welcomed their son in August 2020.

How much is his Net Worth?

Penn Badgley’s net value stands at 8 million dollars. His film and television roles include “Will & Grace,” “The Young and Restless,” “Daddio,” “Bull,” “The Nightmare Room,” “Debating Robert Lee.” The appearances were the products of “The Bedford Diaries,” “Drive-Thru” and “Easy A,” “Margin Call;” Greetings from Jeff Buckley”. Certainly, Penn has been most well known to work on the hit “Gossip Girl.” He was an important participant in the series from 2007 to 2012.

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James Hetfield

James Hetfield

James Hetfield is the senior editor for Crash The Crease. James has been working as a journalist for nearly over a decade having published pieces many publications including the Huffing Post. James covers issues affecting his city and state. When he’s not busy in the newsroom, he enjoys fishing. You can contact him at james@crashthecrease.com

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