Jesse Lee Soffer, better known for his role in Chicago PD as Jay Halstead, recently exited from the show. The reason for his departure is yet to be known, but the producers have suggested that they ran out of stories to tell about him on the show, which has left the fans frustrated and sad.
Jesse posted on his Instagram account mentioning his exit, “I left it all out there for this one. Episode 1003 of Chicago PD, ‘A Good Man,’ airs tonight at 10/9 central on NBC. Who’s watching with me?”
In a statement to Variety at the time, the actor said, “I want to thank the incredible fans for their unwavering support during the past ten years and want to express my deepest gratitude to Dick Wolf and everyone at Wolf Entertainment.”
He also thanked the crew of the show and his castmate and added, “To create this hour drama week after week has been a labor of love by everyone who touches the show. I will always be proud of my time as Det. Jay Halstead.” The actor’s final episode aired on October 5 of that same year and was titled “A Good Man.”
Tracy Spiridakos plays the role of Hailey Uptown in the same drama. The actress hails from Canada and gained early success in TV shows like Supernatural and Being Human, but her breakthrough performance was as Charlotte “Charlie” Matheson, the main character, in J.J. Abrams’ Revolution in 2012 on NBC.
From 2009 to 2010, she played Becky Richards in the Teletoon children’s comedy series Majority Rules! In 2017, She guest starred as Hailey Uptown in the Chicago PD series and was later promoted as a regular in the show as the same character replacing Sophie Bush’s character, Erin Lindsay.
Back to answering the big question, No, they are not dating. Regardless of the fact that Jesse and Tracy are close friends in real life, their onscreen chemistry and talent led to speculations that they were dating. But there have been speculations about the star dating another actress from the Chicago Franchise. So, Who’s the actor dating, then?
Jesse Lee Soffer’s dating timeline
Soffer has been romantically rumored for dating his co-stars in the Chicago Franchise. Notably, He has dated onscreen partners Sofia Bush and Torrey DeVitto.
Jesse Lee Soffer and Sofia Bush
The actors actually dated, just like their onscreen partners, Jay and Erin Lindsay. The two were romantically linked in 2014 after meeting on set, though they never formally acknowledged their relationship. Their breakup was made public in June 2015. Later that year, though, they were seen holding hands in New York City.
Although it’s unknown what exactly transpired during their romance, it appears like there is no longer any animosity between them. In 2017, Sophia left Chicago, P.D. At the time of her departure, he told TV Line, “You know, it’s always sad when a cast member leaves a show. We’re a huge family, and she’s a huge part of making the show what it was,” “We all created something together, and so that’s always difficult. But the show must go on. That’s how it works.”, revealing that the ex-couple do not hold any animosity post break up.
Jesse Lee Soffer and Torrey DeVitto
Torey and Jesse started dating back in 2018. The actress starred as Doctor Natalie Manning on Chicago Med from 2016 to 2019. He revealed his relationship status with DeVitto during an interview with US Weekly, “It’s great, it’s awesome.” And Torey shared to the US Weekly, “It’s great, we felt like we were out in the open. It’s really great. Everything’s going so well. I’m really happy, [the] happiest I’ve ever been,”.
In May 2019, The actors confirmed that they had parted ways. Torrey DeVitto was married to The Vampire Diaries star Paul Wesley. They were married from 2011 to 2013, and then the actress shortly dated the Dancing With the Stars Pro, Artem Chigvinstev.
Since then, Soffer has not publicized his romantic relationships as the actor isn’t a frequent user of social media, so it’s presently unclear what his current romantic situation is, and as of 2022, he still seems to be single. Since joining PD in 2017, Spiridakos has maintained a similar level of confidentiality because none of her relationships have been made public.