Who is James Spader Wife Leslie Stefanson? Her Net Worth & Kids

Leslie Stefanson is an American actress-model. She rose to prominence after her breakthrough role as Capt. Elizabeth Campbell in the thriller movie ‘The General’s Daughter’ in the late 1990s. The film is about the mysterious death of a prominent Amy general’s daughter. Additionally, Leslie starred in As Good As It Gets and Unbreakable.

She is not recognized through roles, but in fact, she is also famous for being the spouse of the veteran actor James Spader who plays the lead character on NBC’s series ‘The Blacklist.’ Read on to know more about James Spader’s wife, Leslie’s age, married life, net worth, and more.

Who is James Spader’s Wife?

Born in Fargo City of North Dakota, US, on 10 May 1971, Leslie Ann Stefanson’s age is 48. But she grew up in Moorhead, Minnesota. Leslie is the daughter of Randy Stefanson and Corrine Stefanson and has two siblings.

Leslie studied literature at Drew University and Columbia University. Later she graduated from Barnard College in English Literature. While growing up, Leslie has a keen interest in becoming a supermodel and actress, as well. She started her journey, appearing in ads for Lee’s Jeans in 1997.

Acting Career

After graduation, Leslie switched acting field and appeared in the movie ‘The Cowboy Way’ and then starred as Sara Myers in a comedy-drama ‘The Mirror Has Two Faces.’

Besides, she made her appearance in some TV series, including MDs. As well, The General’s Daughter portrayed the role of Joan Bennett Kennedy in the miniseries “Jackie, Ethel. Joan: The Women of Camelot.”

A career as a Sculptor

Over the decade, the former model Leslie Stefanson has been working as a Sculptor. Primarily, Leslie works in bronze and also works in terracotta and brass. James ‘s wife, Leslie enrolled at the Robert Cunningham to study human anatomy in the early 2000s

Image of American model, Leslie Stefanson

American model, Leslie Stefanson

In 2004, the actress made her art debut by creating a piece that was later featured in her first exhibition. Furthermore, she went on to the Art Students League of New York and learned more about life drawing. Currently, James Spader‘s wife is busy with her art career and shares the time between Los Angeles and New York.

Leslie Stefanson Married to James Spader

Stefanson has been married to the Blacklist actor James Spader for more than 15 years. Her husband is widely known for his work as Raymond Reddington, aka Red in the crime thriller series ‘Blacklist.’

Image of Leslie Stefanson with her husband James Spader

Leslie Stefanson with her husband, James Spader

Moreover, James is known for his roles as Alan Shore in the series, The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal. Between 1986 and 1989, Spader played significant roles in films such as Pretty in Pink, Mannequin, Wall Street, Sex Lies, and Videotape. Also, he starred in the television series as Robert California in “The Office.”

Leslie and James have kept their relationship very private. After dating each other for over five years, they got engaged in 2008. The same year. She gave to her first child and James’ third son named Nathaneal, who is now 11 years old.

The couple never discussed their family life on the media. In fact, her husband, Spader, only talked about his work and upcoming projects. James and Leslie live in a Greenwich Village and along with their children.

Before marrying the Blacklist actor, Leslie was in a relationship with actor Ryan O’Neal in the year 1997. On the other hand, her husband Spader was married to ex-wife, Victoria Kheel, a decorator.

The former couple tied the knot in 1987 and also shared two sons Elijah, 30, and Sebastian, 27. James and Victoria divorce in 2004 after being married for 17 years.

James Spader’s Wife, Net Worth

Leslie Stefanson makes an impressive salary from her acting and sculpting. Stefanson’s estimated net worth of $700,000. However, she has not disclosed her salary that earns from her appearance in the series and movies. Reportedly, the average salary of an artist is in the USA is $45,000.

On the other side, her husband, James Spader’s net worth is $20 million. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the Hollywood industry. As of now, James earns $300,000 an episode and $6.6 million in each season.

Fun Facts

  1. Leslie Stefanson has a height of 1.82 m.
  2. Before Spader, she had an affair with Ryan O’Neal in the 1990s.
  3. Leslie and her husband kept their relationship out of the limelight.
  4. She is a sculptor and lives in New York City and California.
  5. Stefanson made her first movie debut in the movie ‘The Cowboy Way.’

Leslie Ann Stefanson Net Worth, Husband, Bio

Name Leslie Ann Stefanson
Date of Birth 10 May 1971
Age 48 years old
Place Fargo, North Dakota
Profession Actress, Model, Sculptor
Net Worth $700,000
Spouse James Spader
Dated Ryan O’Neal
Children One
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

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