Jerry Harris Biography, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Height and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Jerry Harris. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Jerry Harris do for a living?
  2. Who are Jerry Harris’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Jerry Harris’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Jerry Harris married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does Jerry Harris have any children?
  6. Where is Jerry Harris now?
  7. How tall is Jerry Harris?
  8. How much money does Jerry Harris earn?
  9. What is Jerry Harris’s net worth?

N/B: Please read the entire post to have all your questions answered.

 Who is Jerry Harris?

Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Harris is an American cheerleader and television personality. Harris got national recognition following his appearance in the 2020 Netflix docuseries Cheer. He got popular for his eccentric personality. He was charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in September 2020 and again in December 2020 with the production of child pornography.

Jerry Harris career

Harris appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, together with other members of the Cheer team in January 2020. DeGeneres then announced in February 2020, that Jerry would be The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s Oscars correspondent. Harris is recognized for his eccentric and over-the-top ”mat talk,” a cheerleading term, in which he yells and cheers on other people. He made a guest appearance on the cheerleading themed song ”Mas(k)ot” by Todrick Hall from his album Quarantine Queen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 arrest

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that they had a warrant for Harris for allegedly soliciting sex from minors in September 2020. At the age of nineteen, he allegedly sent suggestive messages asking for pictures and seeking sex from twin brothers who were thirteen by then. The twins’ mother dismissed the contacts at first but following another cheerleading coach allegedly assaulted them, felt there might be a pervasive possibility of tolerance of sexual abuse, either in the sport or the companies that govern them. United States All-Star Federation, Cheer Athletics, and Varsity Spirit were later mentioned as parties to the legal proceedings.

Jerry was arrested on September 17, 2020, by the FBI and charged in federal court in Chicago for the production of child pornography. He allegedly admitted to soliciting and receiving explicit messages on Snapchat from other individuals he knew were minors. Harris also admitted to having oral and anal sex with a 15-year-old in mid-2019, according to federal court records. He is suspended from at least one company and faces the loss of several sponsorships. It was later reported on December 12, 2020, that he faced an additional seven charges involving incidents with four other minors from August 2017 to August 2020. These include a charge involving an alleged incident where he traveled from Texas to Florida to have sex with a 15-year-old in May 2019. However, he pled not guilty to the new charges.

A photo of Jerry Harris
A photo of Jerry Harris

How old is Jerry Harris?

Jeremiah Harris was born on July 14, 1999, in Hinsdale, Illinois, U.S., and is aged 22 as of 2021. He shares his birthday with celebrities including Vinnie Hacker, Conor McGregor, Darby Camp, Ahmad Najya, Steph Pappas, David Mitchell, Dan Reynolds, Dan Smith, Jane Lynch,  Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Drea de Matteo, Harry Dean, among others.

Jerry Harris Family

Who are Jerry’s parents?

Jeremiah Harris was born in Hinsdale, Illinois to his parents Lizzie Bowman and her husband. At the age of 16, his mother died from lung cancer. He was brought up in Bolingbrook, Illinois, by his mother and is of All-American ethnicity. Not much is known about his father as he is not mentioned.

Does Jerry have siblings?

Harris is the only mentioned child to his mother, it is still unclear if he has siblings. However, the fact that he was raised by his mother alone, gives the possibility that he is the only child in his family.

Jerry Harris Education

Harris studied at Waubonsie Valley High School, where he graduated. He then attended Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas, and was a member of the cheer team coached by Monica Aldama. Harris transferred to the University of Louisville after receiving a Regional Scholars Award. He studied at the university for the fall semester before going back to Navarro College.

Jerry Harris Interest

Harris despite being a cheerleader, is also into television personality and has appeared in various television documentaries.

Jerry Harris Girlfriend

Harris is currently single and not in any relationship, and is not straight but gay.

Jerry Harris Kids

Harris is not yet married and is not in any serious relationship, and has no children of his own.

Jerry Harris Height

With his young and athletic body, Harris stands at an impressive height of 5 ft and 9 in (1.75 m) and weighs around 84 kg (185 lbs).

Jerry Harris Net Worth

Harris is a well-known cheerleader and television personality in the United States. He earns around $23k to $83 k from cheerleading and has an estimated net worth of approximately $2.5 million as of 2021.