Jordan Fisher Biography
Jordan Fisher is an American actor, singer, dancer, gamer, and musician who first attracted prominence for his roles in a number of films and television programs. Fisher’s career began with recurring parts on a number of television shows, including Liv and Maddie from 2015 to 2017 and The Secret Life of the American Teenager in 2012. Additionally, he appeared in supporting roles in the television movies Teen Beach Movie (2013), Teen Beach 2 (2015), Grease Live (2016), and Rent: Live (2017).
Jordan and his dancing partner, Lindsay Arnold won the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars in 2017. Later, in 2018, he served as host of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, and he offered commentary at the 2019 Fortnite World Cup. Hollywood Records released his self-titled EP as a singer in 2016.
Through 2016 and 2017, Fisher played John Laurens/Philip Hamilton on Broadway; in 2020, she took on the title role of Evan Hansen in Dear Evan Hansen. Additionally, he starred in the 2020 Netflix movies Work It and To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You. In She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Fisher played the role of Sea Hawk, which earned him some notoriety.
Fisher started participating in gymnastics when she was two years old. In the fifth grade, after being chosen for a school production of School House Rock, Jr., he developed an interest in musical theater. Fisher attended Harvest Christian Academy and was homeschooled throughout his elementary and high school years. He joined the Birmingham-based Red Mountain Theatre Company and spent several years acting with their young cast. A talented scout saw him there and offered to represent him. In 2011, he enrolled at Jacksonville State University. He relocated to Los Angeles, California, later that year with his grandparents and siblings.
Three pop-soul tracks by Fisher—”By Your Side,” “Never Dance Alone,” and “What I Got”—were made available on Radio Disney in 2014. He inked a record deal with Hollywood Records in 2015. His first tune for the label, “Counterfeit,” was released on February 1st, 2016. On April 15, 2016, Fisher’s debut single, “All About Us,” was made available. Warren “Oak” Felder of Pop & Oak produced it. The music video for the song, which TK McKamy created, debuted on Vibe.com on May 11, 2016. “All About Us” was the second-most added song on pop radio stations for the week ending June 13, 2016. It is the opening song of Fisher’s debut EP, which was made available on August 19, 2016. He has referred to the EP’s sound as pop-soul-R&B, influenced by ’80s soul music. Fisher plays six instruments: piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, French horn, and also drums.
In 2015, Fisher joined Disney Channel’s Circle of Stars for a remake of the song “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” from the film Frozen. For his role in Liv and Maddie, he sang both a duet and a ballad version of the song “True Love,” which appeared on the show’s soundtrack in 2015. He contributed two tracks, “Fallin’ For Ya” and “Wanna Be With You,” along with vocals on three others, to the Teen Beach 2 soundtrack, released in 2015. He is also featured on Olivia Holt’s self-titled debut EP, “Thin Air.”
On March 13, 2016, he sang the national anthem before the NASCAR Good Sam 500 stock car race at the Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. At the 2016 Apple Music Festival in London, Fisher opened for Alicia Keys. Fisher is featured alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda on “You’re Welcome”, an end-credits song for the 2016 animated Disney film Moana.
He was chosen as Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month in July 2016 and was featured on the nationally broadcast Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb’s Today show, where he gave a live performance of his tune “All About Us.” He performed “I’d Love to Change the World,” a rendition of the Ten Years After a song from 1971, for the 2017 ABC miniseries When We Rise. In support of WE Charity, Fisher has appeared at a number of WE Day performances across the country. The song “Mess” by Fisher was made available on October 6, 2017. In addition, he released his single “Be Okay” in 2019. He released “Contact” and “Walking on the Ceiling” as his two singles in 2020.
Fisher’s first television roles were in 2009 as a guest star on The Hustler on Crackle and iCarly on Nickelodeon. His first major role was as Grace Bowman’s half-brother Jacob in seasons 4 and 5 of ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He portrayed the recurring character Holden Dippledorf on Liv and Maddie on the Disney Channel starting in 2015 and has also appeared in The Thundermans and Teen Wolf.
He played the surfer gang leader Seacat in the cable TV movies Teen Beach Movie (2013) and Teen Beach 2 (2015). On Grease: Live, a live performance of Grease televised on Fox, Fisher starred as Doody, opposite Carly Rae Jepsen as his girlfriend, Frenchy. He sings a rendition of “Those Magic Changes” that was widely praised as a highlight of the show. Moreover, in September 2017, Fisher began competing as one of the celebrities on the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars. His professional partner was Lindsay Arnold. On November 21, Fisher and Arnold reached the finals and were declared the winners of the season.
Fisher provided the Sea Hawk voice in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power from 2018 to 2020. In 2019, Fisher played Mark Cohen in a different musical production on Fox called Rent: Live. He was a guest on the Disney Family Singalong in 2020. Fisher will play Bart Allen/Impulse on the CW superhero series The Flash, which was announced on March 30, 2021. In High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, he also made an appearance as Jamie, Gina’s older brother. Fisher provided the voice of Wilbur, the main character in the animated musical Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience for HBO Max in 2022.
Additionally, on November 22, 2016, Fisher made his Broadway debut in Hamilton, taking over Anthony Ramos’s portrayal of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton. He performed for the last time on March 5, 2017. He made a comeback to Broadway on January 28, 2020, taking over the lead in the Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen. Fisher played John Ambrose McClaren in the 2019 film To All the Boys: I still adore you, P.S. He played Jake Taylor in the Netflix Original Movie “Work It” in 2020. It was revealed in April 2021 that he had been cast as Hugo with Liv and Maddie co-star Dove Cameron in the upcoming movie Field Notes on Love.
Jordan Fisher Age
How old is Jordan Fisher? Fisher is 28 years old as of 2022. He was born Jordan William Fisher on April 24, 1994, in Birmingham, Alabama, in the United States of America. In addition, Fisher celebrates his birthday on the 24th of April every year.
Additionally, Fisher revealed his multi-ethnic background, which includes Nigerian, Cambodian, English, Polynesian (Tahitian), Italian, Greek, and Scandinavian ancestry, in an interview with Hollywood Today Live.
Jordan Fisher Family
Fisher was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and grew up in nearby Trussville. At the time of his birth, Jordan’s original mother was 16 years old. He was raised by his maternal grandparents, Rodney and Pat Fisher, after being formally adopted in 2005, when he was 11 years old. Cory and Trinity, two of Jordan’s siblings, were also adopted by the Fishers because their mother had a problem with drugs and alcohol and did not have any contact with the kids.
Jordan Fisher Wife
Fisher is happily married to her childhood sweetheart, Ellie Woods. The two announced their engagement on May 29, 2019, and were going to get married on July 25, 2020, but the wedding was delayed due to COVID-19. On November 21, 2020, they tied the knot in a private ceremony at Walt Disney World. Additionally, in December 2021, the couple announced via Instagram that they were expecting their first child, a son. On June 7, 2022, the couple welcomed their son.
Jordan Fisher’s Height
Fisher stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Jordan Fisher Net Worth
Fisher has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million as of 2022. His income is mainly attributed to his career.