J Eddie Peck Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Jan 31, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
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J Eddie Peck had appeared in the episode titled 'Out of the Woods' of the famous show 'Knight Rider' in 1986.
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About J Eddie Peck

John Edward Peck, better known as J Eddie Peck, was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on October 10, 1958.
J Eddie Peck has been a soap opera star in the successful TV Drama 'The Young and the Restless' for over six years. He was known for playing the role of Cole Howard on the show.
Peck is also famous for his appearance on 'Cheers,' playing Lance's character. The character was the student of the on-show character Diane Chambers, enrolled in a college course. Another role that made him famous was as Jake Martin on the show ‘All My Children.’
J Eddie Peck made his television debut with the series 'Wildside' in 1985. He is married to Sonya Zaza and has two sons, Austin Peck and Dalton Peck. Peck has a high net worth owing to his long career as an actor. However, his net worth has remained stagnant as he has taken a sabbatical from television shows in the past few years.

J Eddie Peck's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is J Eddie Peck’s net worth?

Working most of his life in successful television shows and being a film actor, J Eddie Peck has a net worth of $18 million. His net worth has remained more or less the same in the past decade as he has done fewer shows and films.

How much does J Eddie Peck earn per year?

The estimated earnings per year for J Eddie Peck is estimated to be $400,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is J Eddie Peck?

J Eddie Peck is 6 ft 3 in (190 cm) tall.

How old is J Eddie Peck?

As of 2022, J Eddie Peck is 64 years old, as he was born in October 1958.

Childhood And Education

Though much is not known about his early family life, his parents, or siblings, we know that J Eddie Peck was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, and grew up in Joplin, Missouri. His birthday is on October 10.
J Eddie Peck graduated high school from Joplin Parkwood High School in 1976, where he was a player on the school's tennis team. He earned a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Missouri Southern State University.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is J Eddie Peck’s partner?

J Eddie Peck married his wife Sonya Zaza in 1989. He and Sonya Zaza have two sons, Dalton Peck and Austin Peck. They are a happy family and live a content life together.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

J Eddie Peck made his television debut in 1985 with the television series 'Wildside.' Though he acted in 'Wildside,' initially in his career, he did a get a lot of cameos in various shows. He is known for guest-starring in several famous television series like 'Knight Rider,' 'Highway to Heaven,' 'Diagnosis: Murder,' 'Murder, She Wrote,' 'Cheers,' and many more. However, the high point for him came with the shows called 'Dynasty' and 'Dallas,' which were the most popular shows in the late ’80s and got him noticed, in turn furthering his career.
Peck made a lasting name for himself when he got a recurring role in the famous soap opera 'The Young and the Restless' as the character Cole Howard. He worked in the role for over six years until 1999. J Eddie Peck further made a notable recurring appearance in the television series 'Kyle XY' from the ABC Family. His character, Adam Baylin, which he played for 12 episodes, was appreciated by many. Peck has mostly worked on prime-time and daytime soap operas.
Apart from the above mentioned, Peck has worked as Jake Martin on the show 'All My Children,' where he took over the role of actor Michael Lowry. He was on the show from 2000 - 2003. His role as Howard Hawkins on another successful soap opera, 'Days of Our Lives' is also much talked about.
Peck's films credit includes 'Lambada,' 'Blind Heat,' 'To Grandmother's House We Go,' 'Breaking Home Ties,' 'Dangerously Close,' and so on.
Interestingly J Eddie Peck was also one of the hosts at the 1998 Miss USA pageant.

Other Interesting J Eddie Peck Facts And Trivia

  • He has been married to his wife Sonya Zaza, since 1989.
  • J Eddie Peck has two sons, Dalton and Austin.
  • J Eddie Peck made appearances as Tommy McKay on 'Dallas' and as Roger Grimes on 'Dynasty' during the 1988-1989 season. He was the only actor to have done recurring roles in both television dramas simultaneously.
  • Since J Eddie Peck's birthday is in early October, his zodiac sign is Libra.
  • He has a net worth of $18 million.

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J Eddie Peck Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

John Edward Peck

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190 cm

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Joplin Parkwood High School

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Sonya Zaza

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