Jay Pickett Biography

Friends, in today’s article, we are going to talk about the Lifestyle, Family, Girlfriend, and Income of an America’s Famous Jay Pickett Actor. His’s full name is Jay Harris Pickett. He was born on February 10, 1961 and died on July 30, 2021.

Jay Pickett Biography

His’s birthplace is Spokane, Washington, Unites State. He grew up in Caldwell, Idaho. He enrolled at Boise State University and received a BA degree in acting. And he received an MFA degree in acting from UCLA. He has appeared in several theatrical productions at both Thai schools. He began his television career with roles in several series such as the  miniseries Rags to Riches , China Beach,   Jake and The Fatman,  Matlock, Mr. Belvedere,  Days of Our Lives,  Dragnet and Perry Mason. He played Frank Scanlon in the 1997 ABC daytime drama Port Charles. Frank Scanlon is a dedicated paramedic and substitute teacher and Joe Scanlon’s complex older brother. The audience liked his character very much. He was replaced in 2006 for actor Ted King as Lorenzo Alcázar in the original series of Port Charles, the soap opera General Hospital. The following year, in 2017, he re-starred in the cast of General Hospital in the recurring role of Detective David Harper. He was interested in playing most sports including football, basketball, baseball and skiing. Apart from this, he was also an expert roper and western horseman.

Personal Life

He married Elena Pickett in 1986. He has two daughters and one son. Their daughter’s name is Maegan and Michaela. And his son’s name is Tyler. He lived in California with his family.The name of his’s best friend is Michael Dietz. Michael Dietz is a former Port Charles co-star. Michael Dietz was the godfather of his’s daughter Madison.


He died suddenly on July 30, 2021 at the age of 60 while preparing to film a scene for the film Treasure Valley on a set near Oriana, Idaho.


We do not have any information about his’s parents. Nor is there any information available on the internet about his siblings. Our team is still trying to know about his family.


He started his film career in 1989. He played Parker in 1989’s Rush Week. He appeared in the character of Man in Jeep in 1991’s Eve of Destruction. Jay played the role of Russell Stewart in the 1995 film Rumpelstiltskin. He starred as Ross Davis in Bundy: An American Icon, released in 2008. In 2010, Pickett starred in Detective Franklin in Abandoned. He made Eden Jackson, as co-writer and producer, in 2012’s Soda Springs. In 2014, he starred as Stephen Whitaker in the film A Matter of Faith. In 2020, he starred as Kennedy in the film A Soldier’s Revenge.

Television Career

He started his television career in 1991. He played the role of Chip Lakin in the serial Days of Our Lives, which ran from 1991 to 1992. He appeared in 1995 starring in A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester. He played the role of Frank Scanlon Jr in the Port Charles serial that ran from 1997 to 2003, and in 2006, he played the role of Lorenzo Alcazar in General Hospital. He appeared in the 2005 Landslide by Stewart Hancock. He appeared as Detective David Harper in the serial General Hospital, which ran from 2007 to 2008. In 2011, he played the character of John in the television show The Perfect Student.

Real Name Jay Harris Pickett
Nick Name Jay Pickett
Date Of Death July 30, 2021
Date Of Birth February 10, 1961
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place Spokane, Washington, Unites State
Profession Actor
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Father Name Being update soon
Mother Name Being update soon
Brother Name Being update soon
Sister Name Being update soon
Best friend Name Michael Dietz
Wife Name Elena Pickett
Children Name
  • Maegan and Michaela (daughter)
  • Tyler (Son)
School Name High School
College Name Boise State University
Qualification BA degree in acting
  Physical Status
Jay Pickett Biography Cover Pic
Height 5 Ft 5 inch (approximate)
Dress Size 15 (US)  (approximate)
Weight 63 kg 139 lbs (approximate)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Chest Size 40 cm  (approximate)
Waist Size 41 cm (approximate)
Biceps Size 20 cm (approximate)
Shoe Size 12 (US)  (approximate)
Body type Masculine Body
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair Yet not
Spouse Name Elena Pickett

Net Worth

He has done many Shree Bhartan films in his acting career. Apart from this, he has also done many super hit television shows. There are millions of fans of his acting. Even though today he is not in this world but even today his fans will always remember him. Talking about the net worth of Jay , his net worth can be $4 million.

Frequently Ask Question 

Ques :  What happened to him from General Hospital?
Ans : He died while on a horse.

Ques :  What character did he?
Ans : Det. David Harper

Ques :  Who is he married to?
Ans : Elena Pickett

Ques :  Is he dead?
Ans : Yes

Ques :  How long was he on Days of Our Lives?
Ans : 1991-92

Ques :  What role did he play on General Hospital?
Ans : Frank Scanlon

Ques :  Who did  he play in Dexter?
Ans : Warren

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