Jon Bernthal

Jonathan Edward Bernthal is an American actor. He rose to prominence when he featured on AMC horror series” walking dead” as Shane Walsh from (2010-2012:2018). He also starred in the Netflix action series “Dare devil” as Frank Castle. His other major role is in 2013 blockbuster” The wolf of Wall Street” where he starred as Brad Bodnick.

Well, how well do you know about Jon Bernthal? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jon Bernthal’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jon Bernthal to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jonathan Edward Bernthal was born on September 20, 1976 in Washington D.C to his parents Joan Lurie and Eric Lawrence who was a chair of the board of directors for the Humane Society till 2019 and also a former lawyer. He grew up with his brothers Thomas (consulting agency CEO) and Nicholas (professor at UCLA and an orthopaedic surgeon) in Cabin John, Maryland.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jon Bernthal in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jon Bernthal’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 20 September 1976. Though, he is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84 kg in Kilograms.


Jon went to Sidwell Friends School and graduated in 1995. He enrolled at the Skidmore College situated at Saratoga Springs, New York he unfortunately dropped out. Upon the advice of his acting teacher he joined Moscow Art Theatre in Russia. While he was studying he played as a catcher for the Russian profession baseball team. He completed his studies in 2002.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jon fell in love with Erin Angle a trauma nurse and the two tied the knot on September 25, 2010. His acting teacher Alma Becker is the one who joined the two love birds. They are parents to two sons namely Henry who was born in August 2011, Billy who was born on January 2013 and a daughter Adeline born in 2015. The family lives peaceful and happy in Ojai, California.

Is Jon Bernthal Gay?

We may not be too sure about his past dating life, but we know that Jon is married to Erin Angle since 2010. He however has never stated to be gay.

Professional Career

After his graduation he moved to New York to look for opportunities in his theatre career. Jon performed over 30 plays since 2002. As he continued to pursue his career he was fortunate to secure minor guest roles in television series including “CSI: Miami”, “How i met your mother” and “Boston legal”. Jon also secured roles in 1999 “law and order” 2002 Mary/Mary and 2004 Revenge of the middle-aged woman.

In 2006 Jon moved to Los Angeles. He secured a regular in “Class” a television series with th CBS sitcom. The series was however cancelled after one season fortunately he had other roles in films such as “World trade centre” and “Day zero”.

He had his big break in 2009 when he secured a role on AMC horror series “the walking dead” as Shane Walsh. The series was filmed from 2010-2012 then again in 2018. The series was such a huge commercial success and earned him fame. He also attracted a nomination in the ‘Scream Awards’ in 2011 for break out performance-male.

In 2015 frank starred as Frank castle /the punisher in season 2 of “dare devil” a Netflix’s superhero series. The series was released in March 18, 2016.

Some of the other films Jon has featured in are such as, the wolf of Wall Street, The peanut butter falcon, world trade centre, the accountant, and mob city, how I met your mother and many more.


Jon has garnered several awards and nominations for his performance as a talented actor. In 2011, he won the Ovation Award for his role in “small engine repair” and for the same role we won a Garland Award for outstanding acting ensemble in 2012. Then in 2014 he won the national board of review award for best cast in his role in” fury”. In 2015 “me earl and the dying girl” won the grand jury prize for drama at the sundance film festival.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jon Bernthal in 2021

Jon’s salary significantly increased after he secured his breakout role in the walking dead. He is reported to earn $80,000 per episode. His role in daredevil and the punisher earns the talented actor $350,000 per episode. He has earned his fortune primarily by being a professional actor. As of 2021, Jon has a net worth estimated to be $15 million. He is set to earn more as a result of his upcoming projects.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jon’s wife Erin Angle is a niece to the professional wrestler Kurt Angle.
  • Jon and his bothers run “drops fill buckets” which is a non –profit organisation aimed at raising entrepreneurial approach so that one can make a difference.
  • Jon is a lover of animals particularly pit-bull. It is for this reason that he stands as the advocate for pit-bull ownership. He is the owner of tree pit-bull two of which have made appearances in “Rampart” a 2012 film.
  • Jon has a cousin Adam Schlesinger who unfortunately died on April 2020 who died as a result of the global pandemic COVID-19.

Jon Bernthal is very determined with a strong will to make it in the entertainment industry.  He has been very consistent and has pushed himself to be the successful actor that is now a celebrity. With the promising upcoming projects that are underway His fans can only anticipate to get the best out of his acting career. He has commands a huge following on all his social media pages.


Facts of Jonathan Edward Bernthal

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJonathan Edward Bernthal
  • birthplaceWashington D.C
  • Date of Birth September 20, 1976
  • Age 47 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$15 million
  • professionActor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 84 Kg, In Pounds – 185 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
  • hair colorbrown
  • eye colorDark brown
  • high schoolSidwell Friends School

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