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Facts on "Cold Case" Actor Jacob Fishel

Published Tue Apr 11 2023 By sush
Facts on "Cold Case" Actor Jacob Fishel

Jacob Fishel is an American actor and television personality who is known for playing in the 2003 mystery series, Cold Case as Elliot Leopold. However, he gained the spotlight after being wed to the American actress, Rutina Wesley. And so, he is best known for his wedding to the actress. 

Jacob made his debut in the industry with the 2003 mystery Cold Case. Then, he became more popular after playing the character of Kevin in the 2014 romance film, Across the Sea. Apart from that, he is also known for his work in the 2017 romance A Night Without Armor as Adam Foret.

On the contrary, Rutina is known for playing the character of Tara Thorton in the 2008 southern vampire drama series True Blood. However, after 8 years of marriage, the couple broke up, and now, Jacob has disappeared from the media. So let's know everything possible about Jacob. 

Net Worth 

The net worth of Jacob Fishel is estimated to be over $1 million. Moreover, as per the record, he pulled a huge share of his money from his acting career as his primary source of income. However, despite being in the industry for so long, he wasn't able to make more since he didn't make such a breakthrough in his career.

Jacob Fishel with his ex-wife, Rutina Wesley.
Jacob Fishel with his ex-wife, Rutina Wesley. (Source: The Juilliard School)

However, his ex-wife, Rutina Wesley has an estimated net worth of over $4 million. She is the actress who portrayed Tara Thornton on the hit series, True Blood. Apart from that, she has played in other famous films like 13 Sins, How She Move, Outsiders, and many more. 

Details On Early Life And Education Is Yet To Be Discovered

The Cold Case actor, Jacob Fishel was born on December 21, 1978. Though it's a fact that he is an American national, nothing is known about his hometown. Similarly, there is no information about the family background of Jacob.

Apart from working on the screen, Jacob has never appeared on talk shows or any other variety. And so, he has never talked about his family, early life, and childhood. Though there's nothing about his educational background as well, it is reported that he went to Juilliard School. 

Jacob's Relationship Timeline With The Actress, Rutina Wesley

As already known, Jacob Wesley was previously married to the True Blood actress, Rutina Wesley. According to sources, the former couple met in their college days and met when they were at the Juilliard School. Though their progression is not revealed, they started dating at a certain point. 

Jacob Fishel with his ex-wife, Rutina Wesley.
Actor Jacob Fishel with his ex-wife, Rutina Wesley. (Source: Essence Magazine)

Then, after a couple of years of being together and knowing each other for almost all their lives, the couple decided to take it to the next level. And so, Jacob and Rutina got married on June 5, 2005. 

The couple was pretty private and didn't make many public appearances. And so, it wasn't known if anything like a fight or a rift was going on between the couple. And just like that, after eight years of marriage, the couple filed for divorce on August 16, 2013. Moreover, the former couple never revealed the reason behind their separation and just cited "irreconcilable differences" as they filed it. 

Jacob's Ex-Wife, Rutina Wesley Turns Out To Be A Bisexual: Dated A Girl

After four years of her divorce, the Queen Sugar actress Rutina Wesley got engaged again. However, surprisingly her other partner was a woman. 

Rutina Wesley with her former fiance, (Source: Martha Stewart)

Back in 2017, Rutina Wesley announced on her Instagram that she got engaged to Lashonda Cross, also known as Chef Shonda, who hails from New Orleans. But apart from their engagement, Rutina didn't post much about their relationship. But then again, she never got married. 

Though Rutina and Shonda appeared together at times, eventually they stopped sharing pictures of each other. And so, fans began to wonder about their wedding. Moreover, Rutina also deleted the pictures of her engagement announcement and Shonda. And so, despite them not announcing their separation, it's known that the couple broke up.

While on the other hand, there has been no news of Jacob moving from his past wedding and getting a new partner. However, we do hope that he has moved on with his life and got himself someone who deeply cares for him. 

A Short Acting Career

As stated above, Jacob made his debut in the industry with Cold Case, a mystery drama released in 2003, as the character Elliot Leopold. After he made his debut, he made his appearance on the television show Medium, as Young Jed Garrity. 

Then, in 2009, Jacob appeared in the American indie film, How I Got Lost. Three years later, he made his appearance on the mystery series, Elementary, in 2012. Two years later, he also played the character of Kevin in the romance film, Across the Sea.  Then, in 2017, he played another romance drama, A Night Without Armor, as Adam Foret.

Records also state that the actor also appeared in the 2019 rendition of Hamlet 360: Thy Father's Spirit as Horatio. 

Height & Weight

The actor, Jacob Wesley is a gorgeous blue-eyed man with perfect golden hair. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (172cm). As it seems, he has a lean muscular body type. And so, he may not seem buff but he is well-built and has a toned body. Moreover, he is reported to weigh around 65 kg. 

Is Jacob Available On Social Media?

Unfortunately, Jacob isn't available on social media. He has always been a person who made his presence faint in the media. And so, after his divorce from Rutina, he became more inaccessible. And so, he hasn't been on social media. However, his ex-wife, Rutina Wesley is active on all sorts of social media platforms. 

On Instagram, Rutina is available as @rutina_welsey. Moreover, she has gathered a considerable community of over 270k followers. Similarly, she is also active on Twitter as @rutinaofficial. However, comparatively, her platform is reduced by more than one-sixth of followers, with just over 40k followers. 

She also has an official Facebook page. Also, her page has over 227k followers. 

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