As the cold of the Russian weather took hold, and attending his courses at the Moscow Art Theater, he was spotted by a senior Harvard director in charge of Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theater Education. With his help, he returned to America and graduated from the American Repertory Theater in Massachusetts.

After graduating, Jon Bernthal returned to New York, where he began performing in theaters in 2002. In his career so far he has appeared in over 30 plays.

His first on-screen roles came that same year when he went to New York, where he starred in his first film: Mary/Mary and his first television role, Law & Order: Criminal Intent . Since appearing in both mediums in 2002, he has starred in some of the biggest and highest rated films of the era. World Trade Center, Day Zero, A Line in the Sand, The Ghost Writer, Snitch, The Wolf of Wall Street, Grudge Play, Rage, Sicario among others are some of the films he has been in as a professional actor.

On television, his project choices have also been more than good, with credits on shows such as How I Met Your Mother, Boston Legal, The Walking Dead, Eastwick, Daredevil and currently The Punisher. His distinctive voice has also helped him land a few voice roles such as in video games – Manhunt and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and in the film, Justice League vs. Teen Titans where he played Trine.

He has acted in over 50 films and TV shows to date. He has also acted in over 30 plays. He has 11 award nominations to his name so far.

Wealth (income and earnings)

Jon Bernthal is one of the most popular actors working today and has also appeared in some of the most commercially successful films of late. It therefore comes as no surprise that he has a net worth of $8 million. He is also believed to have earned $80,000 per episode when he first appeared as Shane Walsh on The Walking Dead. It is expected to be higher for his next appearance on the show as he has been gaining popularity as The Punisher lately.

wife and children

Bernthal is married to a trauma nurse, Erin Angle, who is also the niece of famous professional wrestler Kurt Angle. The couple married on September 25, 2010. The couple resides in Ojai, California with their two sons, Henry and Bill Bernthal, and daughter, Adeline Bernthal.


Jon Bernthal comes from a Jewish family. As for his ethnicity, he is believed to be of the Ashkenazi Jewish race. His father, Eric Lawrence Bernthal, is a former year, his paternal grandfather is the notable musician Murray Bernthal. Jon and his brother Nicholas, an orthopedist, both run Drops Fill Buckets, a non-profit organization.

Body Stats – Height

Jon Bernthal may not have the shredded, well defined, chiseled physique you’d expect from a superhero like Superman or Batman, but at 5ft 11in and weighing 84 kilograms, combined with his voice, he possesses a more than acceptable one physical quality for a hero. He also has a body measurements of 45-16-34 which are his chest, biceps and waist measurements.

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