Jon Bernthal, the Washington D.C.-born American actor, gained critical success for portraying the role of Shane Walsh in the AMC series The Walking Dead (2010–2012; 2018). Bernthal appeared in the main role as Frank Castle / Punisher in Daredevil (2016) and its spin-off The Punisher (2017- 2019).  

The Skidmore College drop-out is professional since 1994 and has also appeared in critically acclaimed movies like The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Fury (2014), Sicario (2015), Baby Driver (2017), Widows (2018) and Ford v Ferrari (2019).

How Much Net Worth Jon Bernthal Owns In 2020?

With the acting career journey of over 25 years, the 43-year-old actor records 58 acting credits. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jon Bernthal has a net worth of $8 million as of January 2020.

Having appeared in 30 plays regionally and Off-Broadway, Bernthal’s career breakthrough with The Walking Dead in 2010 featuring Norman Reedus and Andrew Lincoln, gained him wide recognization in Hollywood.

While appearing in The Walking Dead (2010- 2012; 2018) in 20 episodes, the American actor got hands in the salary of $80,000 per episode, totaling $1.6 million.

American actor Jon Bernthal made career breakthrough with The Walking Dead, he owns $8 million net worth
American actor Jon Bernthal made career breakthrough with The Walking Dead, he owns $8 million net worth

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In 2015, Jon made his Marvel-based TV series debut as Frank Castle / Punisher in Daredevil (2016) and later appeared in its spin-off The Punisher (2017- 2019).

For his work in the Daredevil and The Punisher, the actor earned $350,000 per episode.

The 2018 heist film Widows, where he played Florek Gunner alongside Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, and Elizabeth Debicki, earned him a salary of $1.6 million.

The movie Widows made on a budget of $42 million collected $76 million in the box office, was rated 8.1/10 by Rotten Tomatoes.

As reported, in 2015, 2016 & 2017, Jon’s annual earnings were $564,000 each.

Was Discovered At Moscow Art Theatre: From Theater To On-Screen Acting

As for a fact, Jon Bernthal was discovered by executive director Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training while the actor was performing at Moscow Art Theatre.

Following his graduation from Institute for Advanced Theater Training, Jon moved to New York and worked in plays and Off-Broadway that earned him guest appearances in TV series like Boston Legal (2004), CSI: Miami (2005), and How I Met Your Mother (2005).

Thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles in 2006 and became a regular as well as the main cast in the TV series The Class (2006- 2007) and Eastwick (2009- 2010). 

Breakthrough With ‘The Walking Dead’: Movies And TV Shows Prominence

In 2010, Bernthal landed as a regular cast Shane Walsh in the post-apocalyptic horror TV series The Walking Dead until 2012 that earned him a nomination for the Breakout Performance- Male Award at the 2011 Scream Awards.

Moreover, already with a movie debut through Mary/Mary (2002), Jon’s acting prominence got him roles in many acclaimed movies of the early 2010s: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, in Fury (2014) alongside Brad Pitt and in Sicario (2015).

Bernthal got further recognization after he worked in Netflix MCU web series Daredevil (2016) and its spin-off The Punisher (2017- 2019).

Jon Bernthal played in the MCU character based TV series The Punisher (2017- 2019)
Jon Bernthal played in the MCU character-based TV series The Punisher (2017- 2019)

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In 2016, he portrayed Brax & co-starred alongside Ben Affleck in the action-thriller The Accountant. Thereafter, his notable movie appearance came through Baby Driver (2017) and Widows (2018).

In 2019, Jon Bernthal played Lee Iacocca in the sports action drama film Ford v Ferrari, a rivalry between Ford and Ferrari, starring the lead casts Matt Damon and Christian Bale.

What Is Jon Bernthal Doing Currently?

Currently, the 5 ft. Eleven inches tall actor is busy with his upcoming projects for the 2020 releases. Jon Bernthal will play Giovanni “Johnny Boy” Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark (will release on September 25, 2020), a prequel to crime drama series The Sopranos.

Jon will appear alongside Angelina Jolie and Tyler Perry in the neo-western thriller film Those Who Wish Me Dead (set for release on October 23, 2020).

Furthermore, the actor will appear in the play Small Engine Repair, currently under post-production.

Father Of 3 Children: Bernthal Lives In California

The Walking Dead and The Punisher actor, Bernthal indeed enjoys a lavish lifestyle with such a humongous fortune, though, prefers to keep it low-key as possible.

Currently, Jon lives in Ojai, California, with his wife Erin Angle, a trauma nurse; they married on September 25, 2010. For a fact, his wife Erin is the niece of retired Wrestler Kurt Angle.

Together, the duo shares three children; 2 sons: Henry and Billy (born in August 2011 and January 2013) and daughter Adeline (born in February 2015).

Jon Bernthal with his wife and kids attending world premiere of Disney-Pixar's 'Finding Dory' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 8, 2016
Jon Bernthal with his wife and kids attending the world premiere of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ at the El Capitan Theatre on June 8, 2016 

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Formerly, the family of 5 lived in Venice, Los Angeles, California, in their 4-bedroom and 3-bathroom house, for which they paid $1.02 million in 2010.

Bernthal's former house in Venice, CA, he sold it for $1.95 million in 2015
Bernthal’s former house in Venice, CA, he sold it for $1.95 million in 2015

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In May 2015, Jon, along with his wife Erin, sold the 1926 property spread on 1,874 square feet, for a reported $1.95 million- $55,000 over the asking price of $1.895 million.

Did you know? In an interview with Men’s Health in December 2018, Jon stated that his daughter Adeline had a seizure and went to the coma that led him exit from Neil Armstrong-centered 2018 movie ‘First Man.’ The role later went to Christopher Abbott. 

Family Background & Education

Jon Bernthal was born Jonathan Edward Bernthal on September 20, 1976, in Washington, DC, the USA to Joan Lurie and Eric Lawrence “Rick” Bernthal, a former lawyer. His father is currently the chair of the board of directors for the US Humane Society.

The American actor has two brothers: Nicholas, an orthopedic surgeon, and Thoms Bernthal, a former producer for NBC News.

Jon Bernthal and his brothers
Jon Bernthal and his brothers

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Raised in Cabin John, Maryland, Jon graduated from Sidwell Friends School in 1995 and went to Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. However, he dropped out and joined the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia.

Did you know? The spokesperson for ‘Animal Farm Foundation,’ Jon, runs a nonprofit organization called Drops Fill Buckets with his brother.

Filmography And Box Office Collection

Movies Budget Box Office Collection
World Trade Center (2006) $65 million $163 million
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) $150 million $413.1 million
Date Night (2010) $55 million $152.3 million
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) $100 million $392 million
Fury (2014) $68-$80 million $211.8 million
Sicario (2015) $30 million $84.9 million
The Accountant (2016) $44 million $152.2 million
Baby Driver (2017) $34 million $226.9 million
Widows (2018) $42 million $76 million
Ford v Ferrari (2019) $97.6 million $202.9 million