James Byrd Rogers: Career, Fred Rogers & Net Worth

James Byrd Rogers is famous as the celebrity kid of the late Fred Rogers.

Moreover, he is one of the two sons of Fred Rogers, who was an American author, television host, and Presbyterian minister.

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James Byrd Rogers during an interview (Source: buzznigeria)

James began to shine as a celebrity kid appearing on his father’s show, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

In the article, we have mentioned detailed information about James Byrd Rogers, including his early life, career, family, and net worth.

Quick Facts

Birth Name James Byrd Rogers
Age  63 Years Old
Nick Name James
Date of Birth 1959
Gender Male
Place of Birth United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Leo
Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Mary (Ex)
Children Alexander
Father Fred Rogers
Mother Joanne Rogers
Siblings John Rogers
Education Rollins College
Religion Christianity
Height 6 feet and 2 inches, i.e., 183cm
Weight 67kg, i.e., 147 pounds
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Net Worth  $1 Million to $5 Million
Source of Income Acting and TV appearance
Known for Son of Fred Rogers
Salary N/A
Social Media Not Available
Last Update July 2022

Early Life and Family of James Byrd Rogers

James Byrd Rogers, an American actor and TV presenter, was born in 1959 in the beautiful country of the United States of America.

Rogers was born to a family of mixed ethnic groups holding the nationality of the United States.

Similarly, he was born to his father, Fred Rogers, and his mother, Joanne Rogers.

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The Rogers family (Source: blog.lowndes-law.com)

Talking about his parents, his father was a renowned Television host and a puppeteer who made a big name in the entertainment industry.

Similarly, Fred had won several awards and respect from his show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood which aired on PBS from 1968 to 2001.

This actor grew up along with his parents and a younger brother, John Rogers, a senior naval officer of the United States.

Likewise, talking about his education, James Byrd went to a local high school and then joined Rollins College for higher education.

James was interested in acting from an early age and gave continuity to become a professional actor and television presenter.

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How old is James Byrd Rogers? Age and Body Measurements

American actor and television personality James Byrd Rogers is currently 27 Years Old.

Unfortunately, the actual birth date of James is not available. However, he falls under the zodiac sign of Leo.

It represents his personality as determinant, big-hearted, self-confident, and having good leadership qualities.

Similarly, moving towards his physical appearance, James stands tall with an impressive body height of 6 feet and 2 inches, i.e., 183cm.

He weighs around 67kg, i.e., 147 pounds having a fit and slim body figure.

Furthermore, this American actor is blessed with black eyes and black hair.

Professional Acting Career

James began to appear on a big screen in 1989 in his father’s show along with his child, Alexander.

After that, he began to appear on several television shows.

Likewise, James in 2018 contributed to a documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Moreover, his younger brother, John Rogers, also contributed to the documentary.

Who is Fred Rogers?

Fred McFeely Rogers was an American author, producer, television host, and Presbyterian minister.

On March 20, 1928, Rogers was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He was born to James Rogers and Nancy Rogers.

He was shy, introverted, and overweight during his childhood, who also suffered bouts of asthma.

Fred Rodgers, Father of James Byrd Rodgers
Fred Rogers, Father of James Byrd Rogers

Having a tough childhood, Fred overcame his shyness in Latrobe High School.

During his high school, he served as president of the student council and member of the National Honor Society.

Later he went to Dartmouth College and transferred to Rollins College, where he graduated Magna cum laude in 1951 with a Bachelors’s degree in Music.

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Professional Career of Fred Rogers

After completing his education, Fred joined the television line to pursue his career. Initially, Rogers began working at NBC in New York City as floor director.

He used to direct several shows such as Your Hit Parade, The Kate Smith Hour, and Gabby Hayes’s children’s show.

Similarly, in 1968, he launched his educational children’s program show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood which ran for 895 episodes.

After that, in 1969, Fred testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications to defend the $20 million budget.

Further, this budget was for the non-profit Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Sadly, the budget was going to be reduced to $10 million.

Likewise, in 1987, he appeared on the long-running Soviet Children’s TV show, Goot Night Little Ones! along with the host, Tatiana Vedeneyeva.

Also, in 1994, he wrote, produced, and hosted Fred Roger’s Heroes and interviewed four people from across the country.

This talented television personality was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1999.

Unfortunately, this multi-talented personality passed away on February 27, 2003, a month before his 75th birthday.

Personal Life of James Byrd Rogers

This American actor and television personality are currently living a single lifestyle after his divorce from his former wife, Mary.

The love story regarding this former couple is not known. Also, their marriage date is unknown.

However, it is known that they were blessed with a son, Alexander Rogers.

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James Byrd Rogers with his father and son (Source: distractify.com)

Sadly, James got arrested for treating his wife violently while Mary was pregnant.

This news spread throughout the country, making a very bad perspective towards James.

As a result, James and Mary got divorced.

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How much is James Byrd Rogers’ Net Worth?

James earned considerable net worth as a celebrity kid who had an early opportunity to begin his professional career and earn money.

As of 2022, the total estimated net worth of James Byrd Rogers is around $1 Million to $5 Million.

Moreover, Rogers made his maximum net worth from his acting career while making more from appearing on several television shows.

Well, as of current, James is living a happy and comfortable life.

Social Media Presence

Unfortunately, this 27 Years Old actor and television personality is unavailable on any social platform.

It seems that James prefers to keep a low profile and not to use any of the social platforms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why did Mary divorce James Byrd Rogers?

James had a bad temper and attacked Mary while she was pregnant. He was even arrested for the incident, and afterward, Mary divorced James.

Who is James Byrd Rogers’ father?

James’ father, Fred Rogers, was an American television host, author, Presbyterian minister, and producer.

Besides, Fred Rogers was also known as Mister Rogers.

Who is James Byrd Rogers dating?

James is currently living a single life after his divorce from his former wife, Mary.

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