What happened to Home and Away’s Jett James? Actor Will McDonald’s new romance and Netflix hit show

    The young actor first appeared in Home and Away back in 2012, where he played the foster son of principal Gina Austin and her husband John Palmer named Jett James

    In the television series Home and Away, Will McDonald made his acting debut as Jett James.

    He originally showed up in Summer Bay back in 2012, and three years later, after leaving, he has returned a few times.

    Aside from the well-known Australian soap opera, he achieved popularity abroad with a popular Netflix series.

    How old is Will and where is he from?

    Will was born on 12 September 1998, making him 24 years old. He is originally from Sydney in Australia.

    Who did Will play in Home and Away?

    Will played the foster son of principal Gina Austin and her husband John Palmer, who was adopted by John and his new wife Marilyn Chambers following Gina’s death.

    He made his first appearance in the show in 2012 as a troublemaker. He was caught stealing a tourist’s wallet at the beach by John, who tried to capture him.

    The youngster continued to cause strife after stealing VJ Patterson’s shirt, hitting him and getting punished for bullying at school.

    However, when Gina tries to get in touch with him, he says that his mother is in the hospital. Gina’s son Xavier proves that he is responsible for Marilyn’s mugging.

    She soon learns, though, that his mother actually passed away after stealing Jett’s house keys.

    Will left Home and Away in 2015 when his character enlisted in the military, however he later made brief cameos in 2017 and 2019.

    What other shows has Will acted in?

    In 2021, Will played the character Justin in one of the Young Rock episodes.

    In 2022, he played Micah in the movie Blaze.

    His biggest success, though, was the well-liked Netflix comedy Heartbreak High. It is an online comedy-drama television program from Australia that has won six Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards and gained favorable critical acclaim.

    Will portrays Douglas “Ca$h” Piggott, an asexual eshay, drug dealer, and food deliveryman.

    Soon after its debut, the show received a second season renewal.

    Is Will in a relationship?

    It appears that Will went Instagram official with his new girlfriend Bella Caroutas on 17 May.

    The pair can be seen cuddling in the snap, with the actor captioning it: “pov: mum and dad want to talk about your school report card”.

    Bella has attended several public events with Will and shared pictures of them holding hands on her own account.

    She runs a separate account where she offers hair styling and makeup services.

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