Last Updated: March 2, 2024
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$3 Million
Aug 5, 1966 (57 years old)
Los Angeles
6 ft (1.842 m)
Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer
United States of America
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Jonathan Silverman is an American actor and director who has a net worth of $3 million. Jonathan Silverman is known for his roles in such films as "Brighton Beach Memoirs," "Weekend at Bernie's," "Breaking the Rules," and "The Cookout." He has also acted in many television series, including "Gimme a Break!," "The Single Guy," "Free for All," and "Good Girls." Silverman's other credits include the television films "Challenge of a Lifetime," "12:01," and "Bobbie's Girl."

Early Life and Education

Jonathan Silverman was born on August 5, 1966 in Los Angeles, California to parents Devora and Hillel. His grandfather was the well-known Conservative rabbi Morris Silverman. As a teenager, he went to Beverly Hills High School, graduating in 1984.

Film Career

Silverman made his film debut in the 1985 romantic comedy dance film "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The following year, he starred in the comedy "Brighton Beach Memoirs," reprising his lead role from the earlier Broadway production. Silverman next appeared in two films in 1988: the sports comedy sequel "Caddyshack II" and the romantic drama "Stealing Home." He went on to have perhaps his most famous role in 1989, starring as Richard Parker in the dark comedy "Weekend at Bernie's." Silverman would later reprise the role, alongside his costar Andrew McCarthy, in the 1993 sequel "Weekend at Bernie's II." Between the two films, he appeared in "Class Action," "Age Isn't Everything," "Death Becomes Her," "Little Sister," and "Breaking the Rules." After "Weekend at Bernie's II," Silverman appeared in the action comedy crime film "Teresa's Tattoo" and the baseball family film "Little Big League," both in 1994. His subsequent credits included the romantic comedy "French Exit," the buddy comedy "The Odd Couple II," the drama "Denial," and the romantic sex comedy "Just a Little Harmless Sex."

At the beginning of the new millennium, Silverman appeared in "Dirk and Betty," "Made," "Lip Service," and "The Medicine Show," among other films. In 2004, he was part of the ensemble cast of the comedy "The Cookout." Silverman appeared in two films in 2005: "Laura Smiles" and "The Life Coach." The year after that, he was in "Jam" and "Coffee Date." Silverman was subsequently in the parody film "Farce of the Penguins," the horror film "Jekyll," and the family film "Beethoven's Big Break." In 2011, he appeared in four films: "Conception," "Swinging with the Finkels," "Inkubus," and "National Lampoon's Snatched." Silverman went on to direct and act in "Another Dirty Movie" in 2012. He followed that with roles in "Crawlspace," "G.B.F.," "Self Storage," and "The Hungover Games." In 2014, Silverman co-directed "The Opposite Sex" with Jennifer Finnigan, and also appeared in a supporting role. His other notable film credits have included the 2017 science-fiction romantic comedy "Andover," costarring Finnigan, and the 2018 biographical drama "Frank & Ava."

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Television Career

Silverman had his first major television role from 1984 to 1986, playing the recurring role of Jonathan Maxwell on the NBC sitcom "Gimme a Break!" During that time, he starred alongside Penny Marshall in the ABC television film "Challenge of a Lifetime." Silverman continued acting in television films after that, with credits including HBO's "Traveling Man" (1989) and "For Richer, For Poorer" (1992), ABC's "Broadway Bound" (1992), and Fox's "12:01" (1993). In the mid-1990s, he had guest roles on "Friends" and "Caroline in the City," and began starring on the sitcom "The Single Guy," which ran until 1997. Silverman returned to acting in television films after that, appearing in "The Inspectors" and "The Inspectors 2," "Good as Gold," "These Old Broads," "Bobbie's Girl," and "Deacons for Defense," among other titles. He also voiced the main character Johnny Jenkins in the short-lived Showtime animated series "Free for All" in 2003.

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In 2007, Silverman starred as frustrated greeting-card writer Harry Kennison on the short-lived ABC sitcom "In Case of Emergency." He also appeared in three episodes of the second season of the CBS crime drama series "Close to Home." Silverman subsequently had guest roles on "Numb3rs," "Psych," "Medium," "Greek," and "White Collar." In 2013, he played the recurring role of Dr. John Lieberman in the short-lived TNT series "Monday Mornings." Two years later, he played the main character's father on the short-lived CW sitcom "Significant Mother." Throughout the rest of the 2010s, Silverman appeared on such shows as "Getting On," "Baby Daddy," "Castle," "K.C. Undercover," "Scandal," "Salvation," and "No Good Nick." He began the 2020s with a guest role on ABC's "Station 19," and after that had a recurring role in the fourth and final season of the NBC series "Good Girls." Silverman also had a recurring role in the Canadian series "Moonshine" from 2021 to 2023.

Personal Life

In 2007, Silverman married actress Jennifer Finnigan, with whom he has since directed and acted in films. The couple has a daughter named Ella.

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