Jack Wagner

Role Nick, B&B

Show Bold and Beautiful

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BIRTHDATE: Washington, Mo.

BIRTHPLACE: Washington, Mo.

YEARS ON SHOW: 2003-present

MARITAL STATUS: Divorced; previously married to Kristina Wagner (ex-Felicia, GH) from 1993-2005

CHILDREN: Peter, born September 1990; Harrison, born December 1994, both with Wagner


Jack Wagner was born and raised in Washington, Mo., where he took up golf at the age of 10 and planned on becoming a professional golfer. In his teens performing was just a hobby for him. He attended the University of Missouri for a year and won the state golf championship, and decided to apply for a golf scholarship to the University of Arizona. He didn’t get it, so he decided to audition for the drama program and won a full scholarship. From then on, Wagner focused much more of his attention on acting.

Wagner was a theater major in college, and soon moved to Los Angeles. He landed his first role on the soap A NEW DAY IN EDEN. He appeared on KNOTS LANDING, and went on to star on GENERAL HOSPITAL, where he would meet his now ex-wife, Kristina, in the other half of supercouple Frisco and Felicia.

In addition to television, Wagner has had a successful music career. His song “All I Need” was a No. 1 adult contemporary hit. He has starred on Broadway in WEST SIDE STORY, GREASE and JEKYLL & HYDE.

Wagner helped develop a golf-themed talk show for ESPN called OFF COURSE WITH JACK WAGNER. He is a member of the Celebrity Players Tour, and is one of its top golfers. He is a supporter of AIDS research charities. Wagner lives in Los Angeles.

In 2003, Wagner joined the cast of BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL as Dominick “Nick” Marone.

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Random facts

  • Has a zero golf handicap.
  • Worked as a tour guide for Universal Studios.
  • His onscreen mother on B&B, Lesley-Anne Down (Jackie) is only five years older than he is in real life.
  • Ranked No. 5 in the Top 10 Worst of the '80s by Canada's MuchMusic network.
  • Demonstrated his pro-level golf skills with a three-under-par 69 score in the first round of the Mario Lemieux Celebrity Invitational in Nevillewood, Pa., leading a field of 63 other celebrities and athletes. He went on to win the tournament. (June 11, 2002)

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