Charles Esten

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Charles Esten bio, net worth, height


Charles Esten is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and comedian best known for his roles on CMT’s Nashville and Netflix’s Outer Banks. His most recent single, “Sweet Summer Saturday Night,” was released in August 2020. For the past eleven years, he has served as an honorary spokesperson for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Charles Esten Puskar III was born on September 9, 1965, under the star sign Virgo. The 59-year-old actor is American by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He graduated from Alexandria’s T.C. Williams High School in 1983. In 1987, he graduated with a degree in economics from the College of William and Mary.

Quick Wikis

Real Name Charles Esten Puskar III
Birthday September 9, 1965
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor, Singer-Songwriter, and Comedian
Married/Wife Patty Hanson
Net Worth $4 million
Parents Charles Esten
Age 59 years old

Charles Esten Net Worth and Salary

Esten made his theatrical debut in the early 1990s, playing the title role in the musical Buddy. He made his TV debut in 1988 as a contestant on the NBC game show Sale of the Century, where he won over $34,000 in cash.


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Esten landed his breakout comedic role in the U.S. improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway? in 1999. He continued to perform on several TV shows and series such as On the Spot, Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Outer Banks, and Tell Me Your Secrets, among others. He is best known for starring as Deacon Claybourne in Nashville from 2012 to 2018.

Charles Esten Net Worth and Salary

Apart from acting, Esten is also an accomplished singer. He is famous for delivering a new single each Friday over 54 weeks from 15 July 2016 to 21 July 2017 as his #EverySingleFriday project. On 20 July 2018, Esten celebrated his 100th performance on the Grand Ole Opry.  Besides, he tours the U.S. and Europe, performing his original music.

 As a successful actor, singer-songwriter, and comedian, Esten has earned millions of dollars. Thanks to his impressive career, he lives an expensive lifestyle. As of 2024, Esten has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Married to Wife, Patty Hason

Esten is happily married to his long-term wife, Patty Hanson. The lovebirds are college sweethearts. The two tied the knot in 1991.

Charles Esten Married, Wife, Children
Charles with his wife and children.

The two are doting and supporting parents of three children – Taylor Puskar, Chase Puskar, and Addie Puskar. Their daughter, Addie, is a leukemia survivor. The family of five reportedly moved to Nashville after Esten was cast as a series regular on Nashville. 

Parents, Siblings, and Family


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Esten is a son of a late prominent local businessman, Charles. At age nine, he moved to Alexandra after his parents divorced. His mother then raised him alongside his younger sister. His parents and sister are also alumnae of the College of William and Mary.

Charles Esten Height and Weight

The Nashville actor stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch. He has a well-maintained, fit body that weighs 75 kg. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes.

Quick FAQs

What is Charles Esten's real name?

Charles Esten Puskar III is her real name.

How old is Charles Esten?

Charles Esten is 59 years old, born September 9, 1965.

What does Charles Esten do for a living?

Esten is an actor, singer-songwriter, and a comedian.

How much is Charles Esten's net worth?

Charles' net worth is $4 million as of 2024.

Who is Charles Esten's wife?

Charles is married to his wife, Patty Hanson.

How tall is Charles Esten?

Charles is 6 feet 1 inch tall.

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