Edward Jonathan Bernthal was born on the 20th September 1976, in Washington DC, USA. He is an actor probably best known for his role of Shane landed in the television series “The Walking Dead” (2010 – 2012) as well as for the character of Brad Bodnick in the biographical black comedy crime film “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013). Jon Bernthal has been active in the entertainment industry since 2002.
How much is the net worth of Jon Bernthal? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $2 million, as of the data given in mid-2016.
Jon Bernthal Net Worth $2 Million
To begin with, Bernthal was raised in Washington DC where he matriculated from the Sidwell Friends School. He studied at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, and then went to The School of Moscow Art Theatre in Moscow, Russia. During his stay there he also played professional baseball in the European Professional Baseball Federation. He was subsequently discovered by the Director of the Harvard University Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was invited to further studies for the degree. In 2002, he graduated from the above mentioned institution.
Starting in 2002, he landed roles in over 30 plays off-Broadway and regionally. For his role in the play “Small Engine Repair” Jon alongside the cast won an Ovation Award for the Acting Ensemble of a Play as well as being nominated for the same awards as a Lead Actor in a Play. Additionally, he starred in television and big screen productions which added significant sums to the total size of Jon Bernthal net worth.
Concerning his career in television, Jon appeared in episodes of the series including “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2002), “Boston Legal” (2004), “CSI: Miami” (2005), “The Pacific” (2010) among many others. However, the most important role for which the actor was nominated for the Scream Award for Breakout Performance Male was created in the series “The Walking Dead” (2010 – 2012). Bernthal managed to make an impression on critics even though his character Shane Walsh was only seen in 19 episodes. Recently, Jon created the role of Frank Castle in the crime drama series “Daredevil” (2016).
Having a look at his filmography list, it should be said that the actor has created 25 characters for feature films. He has starred in films including “Day Zero” (2007) directed by Bryan Gunnar Cole, “Snitch” (2013) directed by Ric Roman Waugh, “Fury” (2014) written and directed by David Ayer, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” (2015) directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and many others. However, the most notable role was that of Brad Bodnick in “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013) directed by Martin Scorsese. The film was well received by critics as well as grossing $392 million at the box office. Moreover, the cast received eight nominations for the Best Ensemble.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Bernthal has been married to Erin Angle, a cousin of the professional wrestler Kurt Angle, since 2010; the family has three children.