Biography / Wiki
An American actor and director Jon Cryer is best known for his comic role in the series ‘Two and a Half Men. He was fortunate to be born to parents who were also involved in the entertainment industry. Hence he was inclined towards acting and became easy to establish his career.
He started his career with minor roles in movies and television serials and received his major breakthrough in the romantic comedy movie, ‘Pretty Pink.’ It took time for him to establish himself as an actor, as his initial movies and television serials did not do commercially well.
His appearance in the serial, ‘Two and a Half Men,’ got him accomplishment and worldwide recognition.
Height / Weight / Age
Jon Cryer is 175 cm and in feet inches, his height was 5’9” tall. He is a versatile personality who weighs 75 kg in Kilograms or 165 lbs in Pounds. In April, he turned 57 years old. He has sharp green color eyes and black color hair but now he is bald.
His body type is average and his body measurements are as follows 35 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 30 inches hips. His biceps size is 13 inches whereas his shoe size is 10 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Jon Cryer is $65 million USD approximately. He earns $65K per episode for the shows and series.
Education / Family
Jon Cryer was born Jonathan Niven Cryer on April 16, 1965. He is the only son of David who is an actor and singer and Gretchen Cryer a lyricist and actress. He grew up with two sisters – Robin and Shelly in New York City, USA.
Being passionate about acting, he started polishing his skills as a child model and stage performer. He attended Bronx High School of Science for elementary education. To polish his skills, he joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, UK, for a short course.
|Real name||Jonathan Niven Cryer|
|Birth Place||New York City, USA|
|Date Of Birth||April 16, 1965|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 75 kg
In pounds – 165 lbs
|School||Bronx High School of Science|
|College||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Home Town||New York, USA|
|Debut||Film – No Small Affair (1984)|
|Fathers Name||Donald David Cryer|
|Mothers Name||Gretchen Cryer
Career / Fashion And Style
Jon Cryer started his acting career with the Broadway play, ‘Torch Song Trilogy.’ At the age of 19, he appeared in the romantic comedy movie, ‘No Small Affair,’ in a lead role. Later, he was featured in a few movies and TV series where he played minor roles.
He got his break in 1986 from the romantic comedy movie ‘Pretty Pink’ which was a great success, and he became a teenage sensation. In 1996, he made his debut as a screenwriter in the movie ‘The Pompatus of Love’.
He has acted and produced the movie, ‘Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God… Be Back by Five’. He received ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Alan Harper in “Two and a Half Men”.
His other TV work includes “Hannah Montana”, “Getting Personal”, “The Trouble with Normal”, “Amazing Stories”, “NCIS”, Husband, and Robot Chicken. His movie appearance includes “Stay Cool”, Hiding Out, Hot Shots, Hit by Lightning, and many more.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
In 1999, Jon Cryer got married to British actress Sarah Trigger. The couple has a son together named Charlie Austin. Unfortunately, the couple separated their ways. In 2007, he again got married to a reporter and TV host Lisa Joyner and they don’t have a child together yet.
In 2009, he was given temporary custody of the son as his ex-wife was arrested for felony neglect.
|Children||Son – Charlie Austin
Daughter – Daisy
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|Favorite Food||Chinese food|
Some Interesting Facts About Ric Ocasek
- Jon Cryer belongs to mixed European ancestry.
- In 2015, he published a book ‘So That Happened,’ which is a memoir of 30 years of his entertainment industry career.
- He is a part of the team of the popular podcast called ‘Undisclosed’ for his interest in criminal justice.
- In 2011, he was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame”.
- He is also misunderstood by actor Matthew Broderick.
- In 2009, he was featured alongside Charlie Sheen in a PSA “Wounded Warriors Project”.
- He shares his birthdate with Martin Lawrence.