Desmond Harrington Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement

Desmond Harrington Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement

Desmond Harrington Net Worth – Desmond Harrington is an American actor best known for his portrayal of the character Detective Quinn on the TV series “Dexter”. He throughout the years has been one of the fast-growing actors in the industry with his ever so growing popularity.  Desmond has been recognized for his performances in movies like “Ghost Ship”, “The Whole” and “Wrong Turn”.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Desmond Harrington was born on 19th October 1976, in Savannah, Georgia, USA. He was raised in Bronx, New York by his parents Mary Harrington and Michael Harrington. He has reached the age of 41 years and 8 months and his astrological sign is Libra.

Harrington holds an American nationality with the white ethical background. For his education, he joined Manhattan College. Desmond has a keen interest in acting during his early age.

He served as a bartender in Manhattan before active in the entertainment field. The 5 feet 8 inches tall actor has blue eyes, brown hairs and weighs is 62 kg.

Personal Life

Harrington was in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Amber Valletta, an American model and actress in 1999, but they couldn’t continue their relationship and separated after a year.

Similarly, he began his affair with Jennifer Meyer, a jewelry designer in 2002, later broke-up. Likewise, Harrington had an affair with Eve Mauro (2010-2012), Amanda Seyfried (2012-2013) and Gabbie Hanna.

The 42-year-old actor is currently single and unmarried. So far, he hasn’t talked about his present relationship. So, Ethan Munck is currently enjoying his singlehood and does not have a girlfriend.


In the year 1999, Harrington got his first role in the Luc Besson’s historical drama film ‘The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc.’ It was a good debut for Desmond even though the movie got poor reviews with relatively less success on the financial side too.

Next year, he was seen in a small role for the movie “Boiler Room” and in 2001 Desmond played in the biographical film ‘Riding in Cars with Boys.

After success on big screens, Harrington’s biggest role on the small screen came in the form of ‘Dexter’. The crime-fiction/mystery series aired on Showtime from 2008 to 2013 and was extremely popular. He was also seen in the comedy series Gossip Girl where he played Jack Bass, Chuck’s manipulative uncle.

Harrington also had a minor role in 2012 when he featured in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in the role of the police officer who infamously orders to blow up the bridge.

Desmond is still an active actor and strives to make himself constantly better. This amazing actor for his performance on Dexter got nominations for 4 Screen Guild Awards.


Desmond Harrington is an American actor who has a net worth of $4 million. With handsome looks and height of 5′ 10″, Harrington is considered to be one of the hottest studs in Hollywood.

However, it was his talent that made him land key roles in features like “The Hole”, “Wrong Turn” and “Ghost Ship”. Born on October 19, 1976, in Savannah, Georgia, he spent most of his childhood in the Bronx, New York where his parents settled when he was three.

Harrington earned his education at St. Margaret’s of Cortona and then Fordham Preparatory School. Upon graduation, he did a variety of jobs as a landscaper, cold caller, and bartender. It was while he was bartending in Manhattan that a colleague suggested him to start an acting career.

Not long after, he took the challenge and began appearing in dramas, comedies, and TV shows. In 1999 he finally earned his initial recognition for the part of Aulon in “The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc”.

Having caught the eyes of directors, he soon found himself playing leading roles in such movies as “The Hole, “Ghost Ship” and “Wrong Turn”. As for his role to remember, it’s the portrayal of Jesse Keys in the 2002 science-fiction drama “Taken”.

Six years later, he translated his success on the small screen appearing in “Dexter”, a famous Showtime Television show. The same year he got the role of Jack Bass, a guest role in “Gossip Girl”. In 2012, Desmond also played a minor role in the blockbuster “The Dark Knight” where he appeared as a police officer.

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