James Denton

United States

James Denton Bio

Who is James Denton

James Denton is an American television and film actor. He is mainly known for his role in the television series Desperate Housewives as Mike Delfino. He also appeared in films like Hot in Cleveland, Grace Unplugged, Good Witch etc.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Nashville, Tennessee to J.T. Denton and Mary Jean Woolslair Denton. In 2002 his mother died because of breast cancer. He studied at the University of Tennessee. While he was studying there he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is James Thomas Denton, Jr. His net worth is estimated to be $215 million. His hair is colored in dark brown. He have blue eyes. His birth sign is Aquarius. According to him he is the same character as he plays on Desperate Housewives.

Personal Life

While he was in high school he dated Deana Carter. From 1997 to 2000 he was married to Jenna Lyn Ward. He then got married to a personal trainer Erin O’Brien on December 16 2002. They have two children together.


In 2005 and 2006 he was awarded with Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. He also won Teen Choice Award for TV – Choice Actor in Desperate Housewives.


He was rumored to move from LA with his wife and kids.