Jay North
Jay North
Celebrated Name: Jay North
Real Name/Full Name: Jay Waverly North
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: August 3, 1951
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, U.S
Nationality: American
Height: 1.70m
Weight: 71 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kathleen Brucher(1973-1974), Rositia (1991), Cindy Hackney(M.1993)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jay North Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2023: $1 Million
Last Updated: December 2023

Jay North is a well-known American actor and is best known for his role in various popular movies. He started acting as a child actor in the late 1950s with roles in eight tv series, two variety shows, and three feature films. He starred in many popular movies such as; Dennis The Menace 1959-1963, Wanted Dead Or Alive In 1958, Rescue 8 In 1959, The Red Skelton Hour in 1960, among many more.

Maybe you know about Jay Northvery well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jay North’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

On August 3, 1951, Jay Waverly north was born to Jay North and Dorothy North in Hollywood, California. He was the only child; his father was an alcoholic. Jay’s parents separated when he was four years old, and he never saw his father again. Jay stayed in Birmingham, Alabama, for a short while, but later, his mother, as a single mother, went to work as the secretary to the west coast director of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) in order to support herself and Jay.

Jay was a fan of television since he was a child, and later, his mother used her connections to arrange for him to appear on his favorite show. He appeared on the show, and a local Los Angeles children show Cartoon Express hosted by Engineer Bill.

Personal Life

Jay north is married to caterer Cindy Hackney. However, he has been involved with other women in his past relationship. He was married to Kathleen Brucher from 1973 to 1974. He later married his second wife, Rosita, on March 2, 1991, whom he had met on a blind date. The couple separated only three months after their wedding. Jay later met Cindy Hackney on April 14, 1992, after a charity event for pediatric aids in Gainesville, Florida.

The two got married on March 3, 1993, and three months later, jay left Los Angeles and moved to hackneys hometown of Lake Butler, Florida, and he became a stepfather to her three daughters. After the release of the 1993 feature film Dennis the Menace, jay disclosed the abuse he had gone through as a child star.

Jay began attending memorabilia shows to meet his fans in May 1997 after having come to terms with the physical and emotional abuse he had suffered at the hands of his aunt and uncle. After moving to Florida, jay started working as a correctional officer, working with troubled youth within Florida’s juvenile justice system. He currently works with the Florida department of corrections.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on August 3 1951, Jay North is 72 years old as of today’s date 5th December 2023. His height is 1.70m tall, and his weight is 71 kg.


Jay north started his acting career as a child actor, he worked as a child model and actor in commercials and landed roles in NBA variety shows such as; the George Gobel show, the Eddie fisher show, and the Milton Bernie show. In 1959 jay’s mother was contacted by Macmillan to inform her that her son jay had been chosen to play the role of Dennis in Dennis the menace film.

Jay later starred in many commercial television shows such as; 77 sunset strip in 1959, superfood in 1959, the detectives, my three sons, Jericho, space ghost in 1966, a general hospital in 1982, and many more. He also featured in several popular films, including; the big operator in 1959, the miracle of the hills, the teacher in 1974, Dickie Roberts former child star among others. Jay also worked as a voice actor for animated television series, such as; Arabian knights where he provided the voices of Prince Turhan in the segment of The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, Here Comes the Grump, among others.

Awards & Achievements

On awards and achievements received by jay north, he hasn’t yet been awarded any official award, but let’s give credit for his correct roles on television shows, films, and voice acting.

Net Worth& Salary of Jay North in 2023

Jay North Net Worth
Jay North Net Worth

As of December 2023, Jay north is estimated to have a net worth of $1 Million. He has made his wealth through his actions, which he started while in an elementary school. At first, his mother was reluctant due to the abuse child actors go through, but later, she gave in and allowed him to start auditioning for projects. He has since appeared on television, films, and theatre projects until the early 2000s.  One of his greatest breakthroughs was on the live-action series, Dennis The Menace, in 1959.

Jay North is one of the popular American actors. He started his career as a child and has been able to make a name for himself through hard work and dedication. Today, many people look up to him as a role model in the industry.


  1. Jay, I hope you are doing well. I watched Dennis the Menace all the time. I am just a bit older than you. I am so sorry you went through so much abuse at your aunt’s hand. Just saw your bio on YouTube and wanted to drop a line. God bless you.

  2. I live in lake butler myself and met jay at Rhodes bbq yrs ago, very nice man, I also spoke to him before that when I was in jail in starke and he was the best gaurd on his shift, he didn’t treat us like garbage like the rest of them guards did and he earned alot of respect from everyone for that..

  3. His net worth is a lie. He left flat broke and had to take a job making about 13.00 an hour as a State of FL Corrections Officer. His hatred towards Hollywood and what they did to him is immeasurable. He recently retired from the state.

  4. His net worth is a lie. He left flat broke and had to take a job making about 13.00 an hour as a State of FL Corrections Officer. His hatred towards Hollywood and what they did to him is immeasurable. He recently retired from the state. I worked with him at the state.

  5. recently saw a movie called The In Crowd(1988). There was a character called Tiny. His stage name was Concrete Cowboy. He sure favored you.

  6. Jay,our whole family watched you as we were growing up. , you and I are the same age. just wanted to thank you for all the laughs you brought to us.I still watch your reruns as they bring back fond memories.so sorry you had to go through hard times..just know you are loved by many. not very comp literate so forgive the lack of capital letters ect…another vet and another who had relation in that sad sad war of brothers…may the good lord bless you and family


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