Scott Porter - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 8, 2021
|Born on :||July 14, 1979 (age 42)|
|Birth Name /
|Matthew Scott Porter|
|Birth Place:||Omaha, Nebraska, USA|
|Father's Name:||Merle “Butch” Porter|
|Mother's Name:||Robin Porter|
Brendan Porter (younger brother)
|High School:||Lake Howell High School|
|University:||University of Central Florida|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (German, English, Irish)|
|Married Date:||April 20, 2013|
|Wife's Name:||Kelsey Mayfield|
McCoy Lee Porter (son)
|Height:||1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)|
|Weight:||102 kg (224.87 lb)|
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Who is Scott Porter?
Scott Porter is an actor, singer by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the TV series Friday Night Lights, The Good Wife, Hart of Dixie, and film Bandslam.
Scott Porter – Age, Parents, Siblings
Scott Porter was born as Matthew Scott Porter in Omaha, Nebraska, the USA on July 14, 1979. His mother’s name is Robin Porter and his father’s name is Merle “Butch” Porter. His parents raised him with his two siblings- younger brother Brendan Porter and younger sister Ariana Porter.
Scott Porter with his mom in 1992 (Image: Instagram)
For education Scott Porter attended Lake Howell High School where he was a wide receiver on the football team, graduating in 1997. He went on to study at the University of Central Florida. There he sang vocal percussion in a cappella vocal group, 4:2:Five.
His ethnicity includes German, English, Irish.
Scott Porter – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Scott Porter met Kelsey Mayfield on the set of Friday Night Lights and began dating. After years of relationship, he married his girlfriend on 20 April 2013. His wife is a casting director and a former University of Texas cheerleader. They have two children together- son McCoy Lee Porter was born in May 2015 and daughter Clover Ash Porter was born in August 2017.
There are no rumors of divorce plaguing the married pair.
Scott Porter, Kelsey Mayfield with their children (Image: Instagram- posted Nov 2020)
Scott Porter – Career
Porter began his professional career in the year 2004. His debut screen role was in the TV series As the World Turns followed by guest appearances in The Bedford Diaries and Ugly Betty. His breakthrough came as he was cast as the main character Jason Street in the sports drama Friday Night Lights (2006-2008). He portrayed the character from season 1 to 3 and as a special guest star in season 5 (2005) of the series.
Films, Series, Games
Over the years Scott Porter has starred in the films Music and Lyrics (2007), Speed Racer (2008), Prom Night (2008), Bandslam (2009), The Good Guy (2009), Dear John (2010), 10 Years (2011), The To Do List (2013).
Moreover, he has played screen roles in the TV series Robot Chicken (2009, 2015), The Good Wife (2010-2011), Caprica (2010), Hart of Dixie (2011-2015) as George Tucker, Scorpion (2016), Why Women Kill (2019), Ginny & Georgia (2021), Lucifer (2021), to name a few.
Scott Porter has also lent his voice for English dubbing of Marvel Anime: Wolverine, Marvel Anime: X-Men, Avengers Assemble, Harley Quinn. Also, his work has broadened to voicing characters in over 16 video games- superhero games such as Marvel games, The Walking Dead: Season Two, Batman: Arkham Knight, X-Men: Destiny.
Scott Porter, Katharine McPhee in Scorpions (Image: Seat42F)
On the set of Friday Night Lights, Scott Porter has worked with Taylor Kitsch, Minka Kelly, Aimee Teegarden, Zach Gilford, Jesse Plemons, Adrianne Palicki.
Scott Porter – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Porter is estimated at more than $3 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.
Scott Porter – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Scott Porter is active on Instagram and Twitter with several hundred thousand followers but is absent from Facebook.
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