Who is Jason Ritter? 5 Fun Facts About the ‘Raising Dion’ Actor

Who is Jason Ritter? Get 5 facts you probably didn’t know inside.

Meet Jason Ritter. He is famous for being the son of late ‘Three’s Company‘ actor, John Ritter but Jason is an actor as well. He is currently in the Netflix series, ‘Raising Dion.

Keep reading below to get to know Jason a little better with these 5 fun facts.

He Has a Baby Daughter

There hasn’t been too much press on it but Ritter’s ‘Raising Dion’ co-star posted about it on her Instagram page. She said, “Congrats to Raising Dion Co Star Jason Ritter & his wife on the birth of their beautiful Sag baby girl.” ET also confirmed this was true with a statement from Jason’s fiance. “We feel lucky to have been able to have our news just be for friends and family for a while, but I guess the story got out, so! Yes! Jason and I had a daughter in December.

2. His Fiance is Melanie Lynskey

Jason Ritter and Fiance Melanie

Jason has been with his New Zealand actress, Melanie Lynskey since 2013. It’s unclear if the pair are in fact married or not. They welcomed their first child, a baby girl in late 2018.


3. Ritter Appeared in the Opening Credits of ‘Three’s Company’

Joyce DeWitt and Jason Ritter in 'Three's Company' Opening Credits
Joyce DeWitt and Jason Ritter in ‘Three’s Company’ Opening Credits

Baby Jason Ritter had his first acting credits in his father’s show, ‘Three’s Company.’ He could be seen in the opening credits. He was the little blonde haired boy running up to Joyce DeWitt (Janet) in the petting zoo scene.

4. He is the Oldest Sibling

Jason Ritter, Tyler Ritter, Carly Ritter and Nancy Morgan
Jason Ritter, Tyler Ritter, Carly Ritter and Nancy Morgan

Jason is one of 3 children. He has two siblings including McCarthy’s actor Tyler Ritter. Ritter was born to John Ritter and Nancy Morgan.

5. His Father Made the Rules

Jason Ritter and John Ritter
(Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

In an interview with Rachael Ray, Ritter admitted that his famous father did allow he and his siblings to watch some television but he also made sure they went outside in the fresh air to play. They also weren’t allowed to be on the couch watching their favorite show during dinner, but instead needed to sit around the table and talk to each other.


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