There are a handful of actors who leaves an impression in the audience for their particular role. Jon Tenney is someone who has achieved the feat. Popularly known for his role as Agent Fritz Howard in TNT‘s The Closer, Jon is still active as an actor.
Along with his successful career, Jon has also maintained an impressive net worth. Get to know more about him as we unravel all the information including his personal life, career, and more.
But here are some interesting facts about Jon that you might have missed.
Jon Tenney: Quick Facts
Jonathan Frederick Tenney
Date of Birth
December 16, 1961
Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Polish and English
Vassar College, Juilliard School
6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m)
Early Life and Education
Born on December 16, 1961, Jon Tenney was named as Jonathan Frederick Tenney in birth. He grew up in Princeton, New Jersey, the United States of America. Also, he is American by nationality and belongs to Polish and English ethnicity.
Likewise, Jon is the son of a mother, Dr. Lillian Sandra Baum, a psychiatrist, and father, Frederick Haworth Tenney, a research physicist. As for his education, Jon graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. degree in 1984. He majored in drama and philosophy.
Similarly, Tenney attended The Julliard School’s Drama Division as a member of Group 19 from 1986-1990.
Age and Height
Talking about his age, the handsome actor is 57 years as of 2019. He celebrates his birthday every year on the 16th of December. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Similarly, the actor stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch(1.85 m).
Unfortunately, his weight along with his other measurements are unknown. But he does possess a mesomorph body. Along with that, he has brown colored eyes and gray-colored hair which is the result of his increasing age.
Jon Tenney: Professional Career
Jon started his acting career from a touring production of Mike Nichols’The Real Thing. He continued working on and off-Broadway, and even in regional theater. Moreover, Jon is credited for appearing in many stages such as Biloxi Blues, The Substance of Fire and The Heiress.
Along with his Broadway career, Jon also appeared in numerous television shows. Similarly, he started his small screen journey from the 1986 TV show Spenser: For Hire as Garrett. He has portrayed many roles in shows like Murphy Brown(1989), Tales from the Crypt(1993), Good Company(1996), Get Real(1999-2000), The Closer(2005-2012), American Dad! (2009), Major Crimes(2012-2016), Scandal(2014-2016), and many more.
Furthermore, he has also played in movies such as Guilty by Suspicion(1991), Tomstone(1993), Lassie(1994), Nixon(1995), The Twilight of the Golds(1996), Lovelife(1997), Advice from a Caterpillar(1999), Buying the Cow(2002), The Stepfather(2009), Legion(2010), Green Lantern(2011), Hide Away(2011), The Seagull(2018), I See You(2019), and so on.
Jon Tenney: Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the handsome actor has the estimated net worth of $6 million. Throughout his career, Jon has played in over a dozen movies and television shows. And from there he has accumulated an impressive amount.
Also, it is no doubt that the actor of his caliber is earning enough money to live a lavish life. But he has yet to disclose information regarding his income and assets which includes house, cars and other properties.
Personal Life: Wife and Children
As for his personal life, Tenney is a married man. He is married to his beautiful wife, Leslie Urdang. The couple exchanged vows with each other on June 16, 2012. As of now, the pair is living a happy and blissful life in each other’s company.
However, this is not the first marriage of Jon. Before this, the American actor was married to Teri Hatcher. They tied the knot in 1994 but due to irreconcilable differences broke apart. They filed for divorce and officially separated in February2003.
Together they shared a daughter named Emerson Tenney who was born on November 10, 1997. At the time of divorce, she was just five years old and both parents agreed to joint custody.