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Jon Tenney Bio, Personal Life & Net Worth Details

By Staff Writer | On: 12 Mar, 2020
Jon Tenney Bio, Personal Life & Net Worth Details

Jon Tenney is an American actor, who earned fame after portraying the role of Behan in 1993's Tombstone (movie) and as Levine in 1994's Beverly Hills Cop III (movie). He is also known for playing the role of Fritz Howard in two TV series, The Closer (2005-2012) and Major Crimes (2012-2018) — was also the director for the two series.

Furthermore, he has been nominated five times for the Screen Actors Guild Awards for his exceptional performance in The Closer.

Bio: Age Plus Parents

Jon Tenney stands at a towering height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters).

He was born in Princeton, New Jersey, on 16 December 1961 as Jonathan F. W. Tenney. His birth sign is Sagittarius.

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He is the youngest of four children to his parents, Frederick Haworth Tenney and Lillian Sandra Baum. His father is a former nuclear physicist, and his mother is a former psychiatrist.

For his education, Jon first went to Vassar College. After receiving his BA in Drama and Philosophy in 1984, he enrolled at The Juilliard School's Drama Division.

Jon Tenney's Married Life: Wife, Children

Jon Tenney is married to Leslie Urdang, president and producer of an independent-films production company named Olympus Pictures.

The duo shared the wedding vows on 16 June 2012.

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Jon Tenney with his wife, Leslie Urdang at Women's Image Awards in Los Angeles, California on 22 February 2019 (Photo: zimbio.com)

Before his relationship with Leslie Urdang, Jon was married to Teri Hatcher. Jon and Teri tied the knots on 27 May 1994. Together, they even got blessed with a daughter named Emerson Tenney (b. 10 November 1997). But heir marital life didn't last due to irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was finalized on 3 March 2003.

Career: Movies & TV Shows

Jon Tenney's road to his career officially began after he played the role of Garrett in the 1986's TV series Spenser: For Hire. Following his debut, he appeared in several TV series and TV movies, which include 1988's Alone in the Neon Jungle (TV Movie), 1989's Murphy Brown (TV Series), and 1990's Night Visions (TV Movie).

In 1991, he also made his big-screen debut when he got the role of 'Shopper Husband' in the movie, Guilty by Suspicion

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As of early 2020, he has more than 70 acting credits in his name; his TV credits include Crime & Punishment (1993), Almost Perfect (1995), Will & Grace (2001), American Dad! (2009), Scandal (2014-16), The Romanoffs (2018), and True Detective (2019).

Likewise, his movie credits include Watch It (1993), The Phantom (1996), You Can Count on Me (2000), The Stepfather (2009), Hide Away (2011), The Seagull (2018), and I See You (2019).

Net Worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, the American actor/director, Jon Tenney, has accumulated a healthy net worth of $6 million.


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