Jeff Romley is well-known as the celebrity spouse of late American composer, Stephen Sondheim. Also, he is an actor, singer, and producer on Broadway.

Jeff Romley with his late partner Stephen Sondheim
Caption: Jeff Romley with his late partner Stephen Sondheim (Photo: Getty Images)

Jeff Romley Birth Date

Jeff Romley's birth date is 1980 who was born and raised in New York City. He was raised in a Jewish family. Therefore, Jeff is of Jewish ethnicity, having American nationality. 

His family background and early years are unknown. Romley has yet to share details about of parents, siblings, and educational background. 


Jeff Romley started his professional career on Broadway as an actor, singer, and producer. He became the producer for the Broadway West End Theater. The shows Romley produced included Sweeney Todd, Hairspray, Porgy and Bess, and The Producers.

Picture of Jeff Romley
Caption: Picture of Jeff Romley (Photo: Pinterest)

Moreover, the New York City native worked as a talent agent for the William Morris Agency. However, Jeff is well-known to the public as the spouse of an American composer, Stephen Sondheim. Sadly, Stephen passed away on November 26, 2021.

What is Jeff Romley's Net Worth? 

As per reports, Jeff Romley has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. He was able to earn a decent sum of money working on Broadway. His prime source of earnings came from working as a Broadway actor, singer, and producer. 

His late partner Stephen Sondheim had a net worth of $20 Million when he died. He had collected money working as an American composer and lyricist. Jeff earned and spend money living a comfortable life. 

Openly Gay; Who is Jeff Romley's Partner?

Jeff Romley had a happily married life until the death of his partner Stephen Sondheim. In the year 2017, Jeff and Stephen tied the wedding knot in a small private wedding ceremony. The duo had a huge age difference of 50 years. Also, information about when and how Jeff and Stephen's love affairs started. 

Jeff Romley with his partner Stephen Sondheim
Caption: Jeff Romley with his partner Stephen Sondheim (Photo: Pinterest)

His partner Sondheim came out as gay at the age of 40. In the year 1990, he was in a relationship with Peter Jones. The duo relationship only lasted for 8 years. Jeff and Stephen didn't adopt or shared kids out of their married life. His partner Sondheim talked about his relationship with Romley in an interview with a reporter from The Daily Beast in 2014. He said 

“It’s having somebody in your life who enriches you,” 
Then he added 

“somebody who doesn’t let every day be the same day, somebody who forces you to go outside of yourself.”


Jeff Romley Partner Stephen Sondheim Cause of Death

Jeff's partner Stephen Sondheim passed away suddenly on November 26, 2021. The family member of Sondheim was not expecting it. Stephen celebrated Thanksgiving with his family in Roxbury, Connecticut the day before his death. 

Picture of Jeff Romley's late partner Stephen Sondheim
Caption: Picture of Jeff Romley's late partner Stephen Sondheim (Photo: NME)

Jeff's partner death attorney was the one to announce Sondheim’s death. Stephen Sondheim's cause of death is not yet known. Also, he wasn't ill at the time of his death.

About Jeff Romley's Late Partner Stephen Sondheim

Jeff Romley's partner was an American composer and lyricist. He was born on March 22, 1930, and raised in New York. He wrote his first musical By George while he was away at a Quaker preparatory school in Pennsylvania in the 1940s. Oscar Hammerstein, a lyricist, and playwright mentored Sondheim as a child. As a theatre student, he also joined the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Upon earning a magna cum laude in 1950, Sondheim started writing music for television shows, movies, and plays. 

Picture of Jeff Romley's late partner Stephen Sondheim
Caption: Picture of Jeff Romley's late partner Stephen Sondheim (Photo: People)

In the year 2015, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by former President Barack Obama. Also, Stephen received a lifetime achievement award from the Kennedy Center Honors in the year 1993. He won nine Tony Awards, eight Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Laurence Olivier Award, and a Pulitzer Prize praised for having "reinvented the American musical". Over the course of his career, Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics for over 16 full-length musicals.

Jeff Romley's Height

Jeff Romley is a little tall than his late partner Stephen Sondheim in height. His partner Stephen had a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 m tall. Jeff has black color hair with brown eyes.