Jerry Doyle

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Birth Name

Jerry Doyle

Place Of Birth

Brooklyn, USA


65 years old

Birth Date

July 15, 1956

Star Sign


Jerry Doyle Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Net Worth

$10 million


Alec Doyle


Miles Henry Davis, Betty De Genres


1.9m (6'3"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Monkey

About Jerry Doyle

Jerry Doyle was a political commentator, television actor, and talk radio host.
Jerry Doyle found the famous content platform 'Epic Times'. He talks on radio networks across the country, which are nationally syndicated.
His Hollywood acting career, which he began by playing the role of security head Michael Garibaldi in 1998's 'Babylon 5', made him famous. The show aired from 1994 to 1998. He got his high school education from Sparta, New Jersey in 1973 and his bachelor's from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1978. In 1995, he married Andrea Thompson. They had a son named Alec Doyle. 
On July 27, 2016, Jerry Doyle died because of his health-related complications, 11 days after his 60th birthday, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. According to the Clark County Coroner's Office, he died because of chronic alcoholism.
Jerry Doyle came to Los Angeles in 1991, after he worked as a corporate jet pilot and as a stockbroker for almost a decade. That's when his acting career began. 
The very first show in which he starred was 1985's 'Moonlighting'. It was a TV drama series consisting of five seasons. He played the television role of prospective successor to David Addison who was Bruce Wills' character. The show was a hit; it has an IMDB rating of 7.6. 
In 1987's soap opera TV drama series 'The Bold And The Beautiful', Jerry Doyle played the role of a lawyer. 
His first major starring role was in 1994's TV drama series 'Babylon 5', where he played the role of a security officer named Michael Garibaldi.
In 1996's TV cartoon series 'Caption Simian And The Space Monkeys', Jerry Doyle voiced the central character. The show aired from 1996 to 1997 in a single season.

Jerry Doyle’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Jerry Doyle’s net worth?

Before his death in Las Vegas, Jerry Doyle made his wealth from his Yeezy sneaker business. His business was successful enough to make him one of the richest celebrities. Although the primary source of his wealth was his successful political career. Based on this data, his net worth can be estimated to be around $10 million. 

How much did Jerry Doyle earn per year?

There is no information available regarding his annual earnings.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Jerry Doyle?

Jerry Doyle was 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall.

How old was Jerry Doyle?

Jerry Doyle was born on July 16, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York, USA and he was 60 years old when he died on July 27, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, just 10 days after his birthday. Based on his birth month his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Childhood And Education

Jerry Doyle was adopted by Miles Henry Davis who was a police officer and became his adoptive father and his adoptive mother was Betty De Genres who was a housewife in Brooklyn, New York.
He used to play varsity football and basketball in high school. Regional High School in New Jersey was where he finished his high school education in 1973.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University was where he completed his undergraduate education. In 1978, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics, as well as pilot training.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Jerry Doyle’s partner?

Jerry Doyle married his 'Babylon 5' co-star Andrea Thompson in 1995.
He and Andrea Thompson held a simple ceremony in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, for their wedding. In 1997, their marriage ended. They had one child together, named Alec Doyle.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jerry Doyle has played many roles and starred in many TV shows, but the shows that made people his fans were 1994's science fiction show 'Babylon 5' in which he played the role of security head Michael Garibaldi and 1996's cartoon 'Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys'. The TV show 'Babylon 5' was created by J. Michael Straczynski and produced by Babylonian Productions, Inc., Synthetic Worlds, Ltd., and Warner Bros. television. Jerry Doyle collaborated with Claudia Christian, Mira Furlan, Bruce Boxleitner, his wife Andrea Thompson, Patricia Tallman, Peter Jurasik, and others on the film.
The TV show 'Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys' was produced by Hallmark Entertainment and Monkeyshine Productions, Inc. It was released in August 1996 and ended on June 21, 1997. Jerry Doyle played the main lead role of Captain Simian, alongside Maurice LaMarche, Karen Maruyama, Jeff Bennett, Janes Avery, Dom Irrera, and others.
He's also known for his famous 2006's talk show 'The Jerry Doyle Show' in which he was the radio host.

Other Interesting Jerry Doyle Facts And Trivia

  • On his death, the creator of 'Babylon 5', Michael Straczynski, said: 'Irrespective of what was going on in Jerry's personal life, related to relationship issues, forced couch-surfing with Bruce and Adreas, and a broken arm, he never let it affect his work life'. He never missed a day and showed up despite that. He continued to insist that the guest cast live up to Jerry Doyle's standards.
  • In 2006 he appeared in a TV episode as Col. Pittman in 'Jag' Posse Comitatus.
  • Doyle was elected without spending any money on his election. On November 7, 2000, he was defeated by Democratic incumbent Brad Sherman in the general election.
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