Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Billy Abbott

Birthday: 1976-11-20

Birthplace: Born in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

Marital Status: Married to Paloma Jonas on April 5, 2015


Jason Thompson was born in Alberta, Canada in 1976 as Jason Craig Thompson. He left home at the age of 18 to become a model and laded a well-known ad campaign for The Gap in 1999. With the money he made from modeling he traveled extensively before turning his attention to acting.

He landed a few guest roles on primetime and film, including “Felicity” and “Undressed” before making his break on daytime as Dr. Patrick Drake on “General Hospital” in 2005, a role he played for 10 years.

In 2016 Thompson took over the role of Billy Abbott on “The Young and the Restless.”

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Billy Abbott (January 14, 2016 - present)
General Hospital, General Hospital Night Shift - Dr. Patrick Drake (December 2, 2005 – January 7, 2016)
90210 - Det. Thompson (2012)
Castle - Noah Curtis (2012))
Undressed - Miles (2000)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Lead Actor (2020)
Daytime Emmy Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actor (2013, 2014, 2015)
Daytime Emmy Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2012)


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