Australian actor and musician, Jesse Spencer is best known for his portrayal of Lt. Matthew Casey in the NBC drama Chicago Fire.
Chicago Fire star has quite often been in the headlines for his love affairs and split.
It is widely known that the Spencer had previously dated actress Jennifer Morrison. Their love affair used to be a buzz in the early 20s. The two had met at the Vancouver International Airport when they were on their way to shoot the pilot episode of House. They began dating each other after few months of their first meeting in 2004.
The couple announced their engagement in 2006. Dating for a couple of years, Spencer had proposed Morrison to marry him over the holidays at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Sometimes things do not go as planned. The couple announced after few months of their engagement that they have called off their wedding. While many thought of them getting married sooner, they declared to end their romantic relationship in August 2007.
“After much consideration, we have decided not to get married,” the pair said in a joint statement. “We are still very close, and we look forward to continuing to work together on House.”
Since no reason was provided for their split, many speculated Spencer to be gay but later it was revealed that his to be wife Morrison was the one who called off their engagement.
In an interview with one of Morrison’s close friend, she revealed that every since their engagement; their relationship had changed from fun and carefree to serious and confrontational. She added:
“Ultimately, I don’t think either of them was much ready for that much of responsibility and the stress of it all just killed the passion stone dead.”
After months of turmoil, Spencer moved on and began dating British actress Louise Griffiths. However, their relationship could not last longer. They decided to part ways after dating for six months.
Soon after his break up with Griffiths in 2010, Spencer got together with his professional surfer girlfriend Maya Gabeira. They have been in a relationship for six years now.
In an interview with TimeOut Chicago, the Chicago Fire star credited his strong bonding with his partner to the fact that their jobs are so different from one another.
“All of my girlfriends have been actors, and I’ve realized that maybe it’s not for me – and find something else outside of the industry,” told Jessie.
Aussie actor Spencer has been professionally active since 1991. He is best known as Billy Kennedy in the Australian TV series Neighbours and as Dr. Robert Chase on the Fox medical drama House. He has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows including Winning London, Uptown Girls, and Swimming Upstream.
He pursued his passion for singing with the Australian Boys Choir before he had focused on his acting career. He is often seen performing for different charities.
Spencer has an estimated net worth of $7 million.