Wally-Kurth
Wally Kurth | Biography

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  • Full Name Wally Kurth
  • Occupation Soap Opera Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Montana, USA
  • Birth Date Jul 31, 1958
  • Age 63 Years, 3 Months
American Soap Opera Actor

Wally Kurth | Biography

For his contributions as a daytime soap opera actor, Wally Kurth has had three nominations for the 'Daytime Emmy Award' since 2018

Kurth has been the active cast of two soap operas, 'DOOL' and 'General Hospital,' for over 30 years.


Wally Kurth is an American soap opera actor. His fans best recognize him as the fictional character Justin Kiriakis from the long-running NBC show Days of Our Lives.

Who is Wally Kurth?

Wally Kurth, aka Wallace Kurth, is a TV and film actor, voice artist, and daytime soap opera actor. He currently appears as a recurring character on two soap operas, Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. Moreover, he is the founder and member of the music band, Kurth and Taylor.

In 1987, Wallace began his acting career playing a recurring role in DOOL. He appeared as Ned Quartermaine in the ABC soap opera General Hospital from 1991 to 2007. He then left the show for some years and continued as a regular cast of the show since 2012. His other notable appearances include the 1992 movie Final Embrace, the 1997 movie I Love You, Don't Touch Me!, the 2007 Daytime Soap Opera As The World Turns, and the 2011 series Law & Order: LA.

For his contributions as a daytime soap opera actor, Wally has had three nominations for the 'Daytime Emmy Award' since 2018. He first got nominated in 2018, followed by two consecutive nominations in 2020 and 2021. The 2021 nomination was his first for the category, 'Outstanding Lead Actor.'

Early Age and Family

Wally Kurth was born on 31 July 1958 in Billings, Montana, USA, under Leo's birth sign. As of 2021, he is 63 years old. Wally has not disclosed information regarding his family and early life. However, he is the nephew of the 1970s actor Earl Rosell.

For education, Wally enrolled at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles). At the university, he took music and theatre as major subjects to pursue an acting career in the future.

Wife, Son & Daughter

The 63-years old soap opera actor has been married three times to date. He married Cynthia Ettinger on 27 May 1990 in Los Angeles. With her, he became a father to his first daughter, Meghann. However, the couple stayed together for a few years before getting divorced in 1993. 

Wally Kurth's second spouse was his General Hospital co-star, Rena Sofer. The couple fell for each other during their shoot for the show and eventually married on 31 March 1995. However, again, the marriage could not last for more than two years. After having one daughter, the couple legally divorced in 1997.

Following separation from his second wife, Wally married his current spouse Debra Yuhasz on 4 July 2003. The couple gave birth to their son Brogan George Kurth on 14 November 2004. Wally and Debro recently completed their 18 years of married life. To make the day special, Wally took to his Instagram handle @wallykurth and wished her by posting a picture of their wedding day.

Net Worth

Wally Kurth has been the active cast of two soap operas, DOOL and General Hospital, for over 30 years. With such long-running appearances and multiple other shows as an actor and singer, Wally's must have accumulated quite a sum for himself. However, there is no valid source available about his exact net worth as of 2021.

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