What is the net worth of Jon Tenney?
Jon Tenney is an American actor with a net worth of $6 million who starred as Special Agent Fritz Howard in TNT's The Closer for 109 episodes and also continued in its spinoff Major Crimes.
For The Closer (2005-2012), he was nominated for five Screen Actors Guild Awards.
After playing Behan in the 1993 blockbuster Tombstone and Levine in the 1994 film Beverly Hills Cop III, he became well-known in the entertainment industry.
Quick Facts About Jon Tenney
|Jon Tenney Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Full Name||Jonathan Frederick Tenney|
|Date of Birth||December 16, 1961|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
Jon Tenney Earnings, Career and More
Jon has an estimated net worth of $6 million through his profession as an actor. While a majority of his earnings come through his acting career, he also makes money by doing things like directing, brand endorsements, and partnerships, among other things.
In 1986, he made his acting debut as Garrett in the television series Spenser: For Hire. He went on to star in a variety of TV shows and movies after his debut, including Alone in the Neon Jungle (TV Movie), Murphy Brown (TV Series), and Night Visions (TV Series and Movie). He made his big-screen debut in 1991, as 'Shopper Husband' in the film Guilty by Suspicion.
As per his IMDB profile, he has over 80 acting credits as of early 2021 including two directing credits for Major Crimes (4 episodes) and The Closer (1 episode).
In 1990, he landed his first noteworthy part as Peter Bauer in the TV series "Equal Justice" (1990-1991), and he went on to have additional success in the 1990s, starring in the film "Watch It" in 1993 and playing Behan in "Tombstone" the same year.
The portrayal of Behan had put him on the map of fame, and he capitalized on it by taking on more major roles. In 1994, he portrayed Levine in the comedy "Beverly Hills Cop III" then John Milner in the adventure drama "Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home" and co-starred in the family adventure feature "Lassie."
In the second half of the decade, he added to his celebrity by co-starring in the romantic comedy-drama film "Fools Rush In" (1997) and portraying a major role in the television series "Brooklyn South" from 1997 to 1998. In the television series "Get Real," he played Mitch Green regularly till the end of the decade (1999-2000).
Jon proceeded to appear on television, first as Tommy Ballantine in the television comedy series "Kristin" (2001), then as Hank Riley in the television drama series "The Division" in 2004, and finally as Fritz Howard in the television crime drama series "The Closer" in 2005. The show was a huge hit and won several awards, including a Golden Globe, while Jon was nominated for multiple SAG awards for his performance on the show.
Jon had a major role in the Academy Award-nominated drama film "Rabbit Hole" in 2010, and he played Fritz Howard in the TV series "Major Crimes" from 2012 to 2018, which was another successful production on which he worked.
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Jon Tenney Relationships and Personal Life
Leslie Urdang, the president and producer of Olympus Pictures, an independent film production company, is Jon Tenney's current wife. The couple exchanged wedding vows on June 16, 2012.
"Mr. Pip" Premiere - 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Jon Tenney with his wife, Leslie Urdang. (Source: Getty Images)
Before his marriage to Leslie Urdang, he was married to Teri Hatcher. On May 27, 1994, Jon and Teri tied the knot. They even have a daughter, Emerson Tenney, who was born on November 10, 1997, to them as a couple. Their marriage, however, did not last due to irreconcilable issues. Their divorce was formalized on March 3, 2003.
Jon Tenney Early Life, Family, and Education
Tenney was born in the city of Princeton in the state of New Jersey. Dr. Lillian Sandra Baum, his mother, was a psychiatrist by profession, and Frederick Haworth Tenney, his father, was a research physicist. His paternal forefathers were of English heritage, while his maternal ancestors were Polish Jewish immigrants.
In 1984, he received a Bachelor's degree in Arts from Vassar College, where he majored in drama and philosophy. He later studied drama at The Juilliard School, where he was a member of Group 19 from 1986 to 1990.
Interesting Facts About Jon Tenney
- As of September 2021, he has around 13.5k followers on his Twitter account. (@JonTenney)
- In 1996, he appeared on the TV show "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" as a guest star alongside his ex-wife Terri.