Who Is Jessica McRaney? Daughter Of Gerald McRaney

by Pragya Sat Jun 24 2023 Updated On Wed Jan 24 2024

Jessica McRaney is the daughter of American TV and movie actor Gerald McRaney. Her mother's name is Beverly Root

She was born in 1967 and is currently 55 years old. She has one brother named Angus and one half-sister named Kate

She is a high school teacher professionally. She is an American citizen of her nationality. 

About Jessica's Dad Gerald 

Gerald is a professional actor. He is well known for his role play as Rick Simon in TV series Simon & Simon

Besides that, he has played roles in many movies and shows. He was born in 1947 and has his birthday on  August 19

He grew up with his two siblings, Buddy and Ann. He is an American citizen by his nationality.

Jessica McRaney's father, Gerald Mcraney.
Jessica McRaney's father, Gerald McRaney. Source: Instagram

Who Is Gerald Married To? 

Gerald is currently married to his wife, Delta Burke. He met Delta at Simon and Simon's guest appearance. 

They fell in love immediately after meeting each other, and on the very second date, Gerald kept his proposal to Delta

They got married in 1989 and are happily living their married life. 

Gerald McRaney and his wife.
Gerald McRaney and his wife. Source: Pinterest

Past Marriage Of Gerald

Before getting married to Delta, Gerald was married twice. His first marriage was with Beverly Root

They got married back in 1967. They shared two children: a son, Angus, and a daughter, Jessica. 

Their marriage ended in 1971. After that he got married to Pat Moran. They have a daughter named Kate

Their marriage didn't last long, as they got divorced in 1989.

Age And Net Worth 

Gerald is 75 years old. She has a net worth of $8 Million. His source of income is acting

Gerald Made People Emotional

Gerald role played as Dr Kay in the drama series This Is Us

The show was great; it was all about ordinary people dealing with their situations. 

It had no negative character, just a drama that can be related to every average person. 

So Gerald opened up that his role-play as Dr. Kay had many people come to him and comment about the show. 

Even his driver told him how good the show was. 

He had also met really tough and big guys coming up to him and saying how emotional the show was and even made them cry. 

He also said that the cast of This Is Us has also talked about how the show relates to some of their personal lives. 

For that, Gerald feels that it's the courtesy of writers who presented everything significantly.

Acting Wasn't In Gerald To-Do List

Gerald has been in the acting industry for more than five decades now. 

Through these years, he has impressed many people with his acting and has appeared in many movies and shows. 

In one of the interviews, Gerald revealed that he never planned on being an actor. 

He was interested in playing foot during her junior high school days, but sadly, it ended after he damaged his knee while playing football. 

He came from a generation where every kid wanted to be in acting, but Gerald never felt or thought of acting until he acted in one of his school stage performances. 

He felt the potential to be an actor, which changed everything. He then took acting classes, performed theater, and pursued an acting career.

Gerald's Side Job Helped Him In Acting

Gerald is one of the talented actors in the industry and it took him years of struggle to get where he is now. 

Before his breakthrough in acting career, he worked many jobs. He worked in an oil factory for half a year and then in rep company for half a year. 

He did those jobs along with his acting jobs. He also opened up about being a cab driver, which helped him understand the different characters. 

He drove a cab at night, which helped him pay for his acting classes and rent. 

He worked really hard as in day time he used to go for auditions, acting classes and does other necessary stuff but at night he drove cabs. 

During his work as cab driver he met all types of people and that helped him understand characters in his acting career.

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