But Soffer wasn’t always hunky, or interested in building a bulky body.“I liked being one of the fastest guys on the field,” he told Mens Fitness.“I’m playing a cop in Chicago.
So I have to look beefier—like a guy who eats steak and potatoes,” Soffer added.
Soffer gained widespread recognition playing Will Munson on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, a role that garnered him 3 Emmy nominations.
In recent years, he is best recognized as the hunky detective on NBC drama Chicago PD.
Soffer’s love for acting developed when he was just a kid.
At the age of 6, he landed his first ever acting gig in a commercial for Kix cereal.
He then became one of the main characters in the first spin-off Chicago P. It was reported in 2014 that Soffer began dating his Chicago P. Bush, a former star of One Tree Hill is no stranger to dating her castmates — she dated 3 of her OTH castmates (Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, and Austin Nichols) and even married one (Murray) for 6 months before the marriage was annulled.
Atypical of her past relationships with her castmates, this one didn’t last long…At first, Soffer and Bush kept their relationship on the low-key, but it wasn’t long before word got out that they were a pair. To the delight of fans, Bush continued to play the on-screen love interest of Soffer on Chicago P. Read Also: Lauren German Married, Boyfriend, Lesbian, Husband, Height, Bio After the news of their split, paparrazzi cameras caught Soffer and Bush holding hands on the streets of New York in September 2015 (pictured).
;“They’ve [Sophia and Jesse] been secretly dating for over three months, but only their close friends knew…Jesse is super-sweet and they are really cute together.”News of their breakup hit the tabloids in June 2015, making the duration of their relationship about a year.“Sophia and Jesse just didn’t work out. In August 2017, it was reported that Bush was leaving the NBC drama after 4 seasons, but could return for guest roles.
After ending terms with Sophia, Jesse seemed to be single for a while.
But this changed along with his appearance in the fifth season of the Chicago P. Jesse has started his new on-screen chemistry with an actress, Tracy Spiridakos in the series.
He returned to acting in 2004 with a role in As the World Turns which became his big break bringing him 3 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2006, 2007, 2008), as well as a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor (2005).
Soffer returned to film in 2007 appearing in sports drama film Gracie as Johnny Bowen.