What is Jon Bernthal's net worth? Jon Bernthal's net worth is $1.5 million dollars and salary of $80,000 per episode of The Walking Dead. Born in Washington, D.C., Jon Bernthal studied at both Skidmore College and the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia. He subsequently graduated from the American Repertory Theatre with an MFA in Acting. He began working professionally in theatre, film, and television in the early 2000s. He launched his own theatre company, Fovea Floods, as well. He has appeared in multiple productions regionally and off-Broadway. His professional on-camera career began with the award-winning independent film, "Mary/Mary". He then went on to guest star on multiple television shows, including "Law and Order: Criminal Intent", "Without a Trace", "Dr. Vegas", "Boston Legal", "Jonny Zero", "CSI: Miami", "Law and Order: SVU", "The Class", "Eastwick", and "The Pacific". In addition to his television work, he appeared in such films as "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding", "World Trade Center", "The Air I Breathe", and "Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian". He is currently appearing as Shane Walsh on the television show, "The Walking Dead".