Burgess Jenkins (Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Billy Abbott

Birthday: 1973-10-24

Birthplace: Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Marital Status: Married, Ashlee Payne


Burgess Jenkins was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on October 24, 1973. He is an actor and producer who also teaches the Meisner Method, in which he is trained. Jenkins studied for four years at the Playhouse West in Los Angeles under the instruction of Robert Carnegie and Jeff Goldblum.

Early in Jenkins' career he had a role on "Dawson's Creek," however he became best known for "Remember The Titans." Later, he did stints on "One Tree Hill," "Nashville," and "Army Wives," before landing the recast role of Billy Abbott on "The Young and the Restless."

Burgess Jenkins is married to Ashlee Payne and they have one child together.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Billy Abbott (June 24 2014 - present)
Army Wives - Eddie (2009 - 2013)
Nashville - Randy (2012)
One Tree Hill - Bobby (2008 - 2009)
Remember the Titans - Ray (2000)
Dawson's Creek - Brad (2000)