Meet Jon Bernthal: The Prolific Actor from the United States

May 30, 2024 0 Posted By Kaptain Kush

Jonathan Edward Bernthal, better known as Jon Bernthal, is an American actor who has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry.

He rose to fame in the early 2000s for his role as Shane Walsh on the critically acclaimed AMC horror series The Walking Dead, where he was a main cast member for the first two seasons.

Jon Bernthal‘s powerful performances and dynamic range have solidified his place as one of the most talented actors in Hollywood.


  • Full Name: Jonathan Edward Bernthal
  • Stage Name: Jon Bernthal
  • Born: 20 September 1976
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Birthplace: Washington, D.C
  • Nationality: America
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Height: 1.8m
  • Parent: Eric L. Bernthal and Joan L. Bernthal
  • Siblings: Tom Bernthal and Nicholas Matthew Bernthal
  • Spouse: Erin Angle
  • Children: Henry Angle, Billy Angle, and Adeline Angle
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $10 million

Early Life and Education

Jon Bernthal is an American actor who was born on September 20, 1976, in Washington, D.C. He was born to parents Eric L. Bernthal and Joan L. Bernthal and has two siblings, Tom Bernthal and Nicholas Matthew Bernthal.

Jon attended the prestigious Sidwell Friends School and graduated in 1995. He went on to have a successful acting career, starring in popular TV shows and movies.


Jon Bernthal is an American actor who started his career in theatre, performing in over 30 plays regionally and Off-Broadway. He is also known for founding his own theatre company, Fovea Floods. In addition to his work in theatre, Bernthal has also landed small guest roles in various TV shows, including Boston Legal and How I Met Your Mother.

Jon Bernthal gained mainstream recognition for his role as Shane Walsh in the hit AMC series “The Walking Dead” (2010-2013). He continued to appear in various television series after “The Walking Dead,” including “Daredevil” (2015-2016), “The Punisher” (2017-2019), and “We Own This City” (2023).

In addition to his television roles, Bernthal has also appeared in numerous films, such as “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013) and “Baby Driver” (2017). He has received critical acclaim for his performances and has solidified himself as a versatile and talented actor in television and film.

In addition to his successful transition to film, Jon Bernthal has continued to take on diverse roles in various genres, showcasing his versatility as an actor. He has also received critical acclaim for his performances in films such as “The Peanut Butter Falcon” (2019) and “Widows” (2018). Most recently, he has been cast in the highly anticipated 2023 sci-fi action film “Origin,” solidifying his place as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

Awards & Nominations


  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (2023) for his role in “The Bear” Emmy Awards, Nominations and Wins | Television Academy
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (unknown year)
  • Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Mini-Series & Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (unknown year)
  • Saturn Award for Best Actor in Streaming Presentation (2019) and Best Actor on Television (2018) for “The Punisher”


  • OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (2023) for “The Bear”

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@jonnybernthal
  • Facebook handle: Jon Bernthal
  • Twitter handle: Jon Bernthal (@jonnybernthal)

Personal Life

Jon Bernthal, 47, is known for his roles in popular TV shows and movies like The Walking Dead and The Punisher. He has been happily married to Erin Angle since 2010.

Erin is the niece of famous professional wrestler Kurt Angle, and the two reportedly met through a mutual friend. The couple values privacy and keeps a low profile, but Jon has openly expressed his love for Erin and their three children: Henry Angle, Billy Angle, and Adeline Angle. They currently reside in Ojai, California where they enjoy their life as a family.



  • 2002: Mary/Maryas Manny
  • 2004: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding as Dominic Fabrizzi
  • 2006: World Trade Center as Christopher Amoroso
  • 2009: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Al Capone
  • 2010: The Ghost Writeras Rick Ricardelli
  • 2011: Rampartas Dan Morone
  • 2013: Snitchas Daniel James
  • 2013: The Wolf of Wall Street as Brad Bodnick
  • 2014: Furyas Pfc. Grady “Coon-Ass” Travis
  • 2015: Sicarioas Ted
  • 2016: The Accountant as Braxton Wolff
  • 2017: Wind Riveras Matt Rayburn
  • 2017: Baby Driveras Griff
  • 2018: Widows as Florek Gunner
  • 2019: The Peanut Butter Falconas Mark
  • 2019: Ford v Ferrarias Lee Iacocca
  • 2021: Those Who Wish Me Deadas Sheriff Ethan Sawyer
  • 2021: King Richardas Rick Macci
  • 2021: The Many Saints of Newark as Johnny Soprano


  • 2002: Law & Order: Criminal Intentas Lane Ruddock (Episode: “Malignant”)
  • 2004: Without a Traceas Alex Genya (Episode: “Bait”)
  • 2004: Dr. Vegasas Greg (Episode: “Dead Man, Live Bet”)
  • 2004: Boston Legalas Michael Shea (Episode: “Questionable Characters”)
  • 2010–2012: The Walking Deadas Shane Walsh (Main cast)
  • 2013: Mob Cityas Joe Teague (Main cast)
  • 2015–2019: Daredevilas Frank Castle / Punisher (Recurring role)
  • 2017–2019: The Punisher as Frank Castle / Punisher (Main cast)
  • 2022: American Gigoloas Julian Kaye / Johnny (Main cast)
  • 2022–present: The Bearas Michael Berzatto (Recurring role)
  • 2022: We Own This Cityas Wayne Jenkins (Main cast)
  • 2024: Daredevil: Born Againas Frank Castle / Punisher (Upcoming)

Net Worth

Jon Bernthal‘s net worth falls around $10 million. This is likely due to his successful career in both television and film, where he has played prominent roles in popular shows such as “The Walking Dead” and “The Punisher.” With such successful projects under his belt, it is no surprise that Bernthal has earned significant salaries for his work on these shows.

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