What is the Net Worth of Jon Cryer?

Jon Cryer Net Worth is US $70 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS $ 70 Million
Born:April 16, 1965 (57 Years)
Full NameJonathan Niven Cryer
GenderMale
Height5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
HoroscopeAries
Country of OriginThe US
Sources of WealthActing, Producing
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse(s)Sarah Trigger (m. 1999- div. 2004) Lisa Joyner (m. 2007)
ChildrenCharlie Austin Cryer Daisy Cryer
Famous ForComedian & Filmmaker

Biography

An American actor, comedian, and director Jonathan Niven Cryer popularly known as Jon Cryer. He was born on April 16, 1965, into a family of show business. In 1984, he made his motion picture debut in the romantic comedy “No Small Affair” and played the character of a young photographer. He has appeared in several movies and TV shows. Jon has an estimated net worth of US$70 Million.

Timeline

1984

Jon debuted in the films by playing a charter of Charles Cummings in the romantic comedy ‘No Small Affair’ in 1984.

1987

Film Avoiding detection as a stockbroker while evading a Mafia hit men.

1990

Cryer played Sandy in an Off-Broadway production of Carnal Knowledge.

2000

He played the main character in the comedy series ‘The Trouble with Normal’ as Zack Mango.

2003-2015

Cryer played the role of Alan Harper in ‘Two and a Half Men’ an American television sitcom.

2021

Jon Cryer appeared in an American comedy-drama ‘The Kominsky Method.’

Early Life

Jon was born in New York City on April 16, 1965. Gretchen Kiger, Cryer’s mother, is a songwriter, playwright, singer, and actor. In addition, Donald David Cryer, his father, is a singer and actor who initially wanted to be a priest before becoming an actor. His grandfather, Donald W. Cryer, was reverend and well-known in the Methodist clergy. Robin and Shelly are his sisters’ names.

Cryer decided to pursue acting when he was 12 years old. When his mother heard this, she laughed, “Plumbing is a fairly wonderful career,” and suggested that he must have a backup plan. Cryer graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1983 and spent three summers as a youngster attending Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center. Cryer was a classmate of Boaz Yakin, a famous film director, and Israeli-American screenwriter. He skipped college and enrolled in a Shakespeare summer short course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England, much to his mother’s “extreme disappointment.”

Career

Jon’s breakthrough came in 1986, John Hughes’s film Pretty in Pink. Later, after a few years, in 1998, the movie Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God, Be Back by Five was written and produced by him.

Cryer had minor roles in a few films and television series before landing his breakthrough role as ‘Duckie’ in the romantic comedy film ‘Pretty in Pink’ in 1986. The film was a smash hit, and he became a teen sensation. That same year, he made his television debut as ‘Phil’ in the science fiction horror fantasy ‘Amazing Stories.’

He starred in the sitcoms ‘The Famous Teddy Z’ and ‘Partners,’ which aired from 1989 to 1990 and 1995 to 1996, respectively. His performances were met with mixed reactions. During this time, he also appeared in films such as ‘Penn and Teller Get Killed,’ ‘Hot Shots,’ and ‘Cannes Man.’

In 1996, he made his writing debut in the film ‘The Pompatus of Love,’ and in 1998, he acted, wrote, and produced the film ‘Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God… Be Back by Five.’ The film was shown at the ‘Los Angeles Film Festival,’ where it received favorable reviews.

He was cast in several TV series from 1998 to 2003, but they did not fare well until he appeared as ‘Alan Harper’ in the seven-time Emmy-nominated serial, ‘Two and a Half Men,’ which aired from 2003 to 2015. Cryer’s performance in the serial earned him a ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series’ and a ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.’

He continued to appear in films, including a cameo as ‘Alan Harper,’ from the TV series ‘Two and a Half Men,’ in the 2010 comedy film ‘Due Date,’ written by Philips Alan and directed by Todd Philips.

He has made several television guest appearances and appeared as himself in the 2016 comedy series ‘Lady Dynamite.’ In 2018, he appeared in the comedy series ‘Robot Chicken’ and the famous NCIS serial.

Highlight

  • On the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, he was given the co-starring role of Alan Harper.
  •  In 2011, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television.
  • Hit by Lightning, Holy Man, Tortured, Hot Shots! Shorts and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace are other films in which Cryer has acted (1987).
  • In the John Hughes-produced film Pretty in Pink, where he played Philip F. “Duckie” Dale, Cryer made his acting debut.

Favorite Quotes from Jon Cryer

Favorite Quote 1 from Jon Cryer's

“I would have always been your friend, the geek. Despite how much I would like to, I will never be the dark, sensitive guy.”

-Jon Cryer
Favorite Quote 2 from Jon Cryer's

“Negative things can be said by critics. Only when I concur with them does it sting.”

-Jon Cryer
Favorite Quote 3 from Jon Cryer's

“I have had to keep my troll identity a secret in order to escape ignorance and bullying. You have no clue how much time, money, electrolysis, hair dye, and reconstructive surgery I’ve invested in order to look this way.”

-Jon Cryer
Favorite Quote 4 from Jon Cryer's

“As an actor, I have to admit that it’s really uncommon to find a character who has been developed sufficiently for 10 seasons of a show.”

-Jon Cryer
Favorite Quote 5 from Jon Cryer's

“In this business, nothing makes sense.”

-Jon Cryer
Favorite Quote 6 from Jon Cryer's

“You create a character that is different from yourself for the stage. In a movie, they frequently say, “Walk over here. Say this phrase. Be you.”

-Jon Cryer
Favorite Quote 7 from Jon Cryer's

“The likelihood of a piece of information being leaked increases exponentially every time one person obtains it. No longer is it two persons. It’s two multiplied by two.”

-Jon Cryer

Key lessons from Jon Cryer’s

  1. Remember, life is short, and you only live it once; make it worthwhile.
  2.  Don’t find fascination in distractions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much money does Jon Cryer have?

Jon Cryer’s estimated net worth is US$ 70 Million.

How old is the actor, Jon Cryer?

Currently, Jon Cryer is 57 years old.

Summary

Jon Cryer was born in New York City on April 16, 1965. He is an American actor, screenwriter, writer, producer, and television director. He was born into a family in show business. When Jon was 12 years old, he decided to pursue acting as a career. Later, he appeared in several TV shows and movies. Jon made his film debut as a young photographer in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair. Jon Cryer has an estimated net worth of US$70 million.