People say long-term dating ultimately leads to separation out of the constant flow of the relationship. However, American actor Penn Badgley stepped right in to prove them wrong by getting married to his girlfriend after several years of dating.

The Seatle-native is well known for his role on The CW’s series, Gossip Girl as Dan Humphrey. He’s also known for starring in movies like John Tucker Must Die, Easy A, The Stepfather, and Margin Call.

As of 2018, Penn is working on his new psychological-thriller series, You.

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Badgley has also done voice-overs for video games, Mario Golf 64 as Kid (1999) and Mario Tennis 64 as Alex (2000).

Let's Peek At Penn Badgley’s Bio: Age & Acting Career

Born on 1 November 1986, Penn Dayton Badgley juggled throughout his childhood years between Seattle, Washington, Woodlake, and Virginia following the divorce of his parents.

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After graduating from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, he started pursuing his acting career.

Penn got his first screen acting credit on an episode of Will & Grace, and then eventually appearing on shows like The Brothers Garcia, Daddio, and What I Like About You. However, he had his first recognized role on the soap opera, The Young and the Restless as Phillip Chancellor IV (2000 to 2001).

The 31-year-old actor was even nominated for a 2001 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Daytime, which led him to cast in The CW’s teen drama series, Gossip Girl in 2007 as Dan Humphrey.

He had turned down the role at first but accepted after the producers were struggling to find someone to fill the role.

How Much Is Penn's Net Worth?

Penn Badgley garnishes the net worth of $8 Million which he has amassed through his successful acting career.

He earned most of his fortune from his work on the Gossip Girl; hitting lots of people with his charm. Apart from that, he has also garnered his wealth from other roles as well: Todd on Easy A and Jeff Buckley on Greetings from Tim Buckley.

Having taken vocal and guitar lessons, Penn and his bandmates dropped the song, Easy under the name M O T H E R on SoundCloud. The band signed labels with Washington Square Music and Kitsune which brought a considerable amount of wealth to doors.

Penn Talks About His Gossip Girl's On-screen Gay Character 

Penn being quite observant has questioned his character’s sexuality on Gossip Girl. As the series is based on the book of the same name by Cecily von Ziegesar and, Penn has confessed on Dan Humphrey being ‘straight-up gay’ in the books, but the network hasn’t yet hinted on making one of its series regulars gay.

But Penn has voiced his thought about seeing where the show goes and playing the role that it gives him whether it’s being the same old favorite character or a gay character who has his boyfriend coming up in the tenth book.

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And while fans have been speculating Penn being a gay off-screen as well, he has proved them wrong by introducing his beautiful girlfriend.

How Penn Got Married To Girlfriend In Secrecy!

Setting an example for successful long-term dating, Penn and his wife have many fans cheering them on in their married life while they keep us reminding about their divine love and serene relationship.

After going through high-profile relationships with Zoë Kravitz and Blake Lively, Penn came across his perfect girlfriend, Domino Kirke in 2014. Penn had been dating his singer girlfriend, keeping the relationship quite low and among the shadows.

They had been very private about their dating status and details, and amidst the silence, Penn got married to his gorgeous girlfriend on 27 February 2017 in a small courthouse ceremony.

And it was only after Domino’s sister, Lola posted the picture of the wedding along with the announcement of Penn and Domino getting married that the media had its reels going. Penn and his wife seemed to have gotten married in front of their close family members, keeping the wedding pretty cozy.

Married & Happy: Penn’s wife posts picture with Penn as he kisses her on cheek On 15 February 2018 (Photo: Domino Kirke’s Instagram)

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His wife, Domino shares a 9-year-old son named Cassius from her previous relationship, and Penn is just as contributing to his step-father role as he is to his role as a husband!