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Jon Cryer Biography

Updated On 24 Jul, 2019 Published On 19 Jun, 2017
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Facts of Jon Cryer

Date of Birth :
Age : 59 years old
Family Name : Cryer
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aries
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Jon Cryer

What is Jon Cryer marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Jon Cryer have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Jon Cryer having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jon Cryer Gay ? No

A multi-talented personality, Jon Cryer is an actor, screenwriter, television director, and film producer. Cryer is known for his Emmy-winning role as a single dad on TV's 'Two and a Half Men.' He is recognized as the offbeat adolescent, 'Duckie,' in the '80s classic 'Pretty in Pink' on the silver screen.

Early Life and Education of Jon Cryer

Jon was born on 16th April 1965, in New York City. He is a son of David Cryer, an actor, and Gretchen Cryer, singer, songwriter, actress, and playwright. He has a sister named Robin Cryer.

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He attended, and a graduated from The Bronx High School of Science in 1983. Cryer comes from Dutch, English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, and Swedish ancestry.

Jon Cryer's Career

Jon Cryer's first professional acting effort was as David in the Broadway plays 'Torch Song Trilogy.' At the age of nineteen, he appeared in the 1984 romantic comedy film 'No Small Affair,' in the lead role as Charles Cummings. In 1989, he played the lead character in TV comedy series, 'The Famous Teddy Z.'

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After guest-starring on shows including Dharma & Greg and The Outer Limits, he successfully wrote and produced the film entitled 'Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five'.

Before being cast for 'Two and a Half Men,' Cryer auditioned for the role of Gaius Baltar on the Sci-Fi Channel's reimagined 'Battlestar Galactica,' but the role went to James Callis.

He played Alan Harper in Two and a Half Men alongside Charlie Sheen. For the role, Cryer earned seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations and two wins for his acting work on the show.

In 2015, Cryer released a book titled 'So That Happened,' a breezy, often comic tale chronicling Cryer's 30-year career on stage, film, and television.

He appeared in the highly popular CBS drama series, 'NCIS' where he currently plays Navy Dr. Cyril Taft who treats NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Jon Cryer's Personal Life

Jon Cryer married Sarah Trigger, British-born actress in 1999 and divorced in 2004. They are parents to a son named Charles Austin born on 27th June 2000 in Los Angeles.

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On 23rd January 2007, he married Lisa Joyner, TV host/actress entertainment reporter. The couple adopted baby girl Daisy in September 2009

He won a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on 19th September 2011.

Jon Cryer's Networth

Jon Cryer has a net worth of $65 million. He lives in a big Los Angeles mansion worth $3 million which has a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, gaming room and parking lot. From his popular show 'Two and a Half Men,' he earned about $620,000 per episode.

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He has been forced to pay his ex-wife Sarah Trigger $8,000 a month as child support without having close to full custody of their son.

Jon Cryer: Body Measurement

  • Height = 5 feet 9 inches or 174 cm
  • Weight = 154 lbs (70 kg)
  • Age = 54
  • Eye Color = Green

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Jon Cryer Married

First Marriage with Sarah Trigger

He was previously married to Sarah Trigger in 1999.The couple divorced in 2004.They are blessed with one son.

First Marriage with Lisa Joyner

After his first divorce he married Lisa Joyner on 16th June 2007.The couple adopted one beautiful daughter.

Jon Cryer Children

SON : Charlie Austin

Mother: Sarah Trigger

Charlie is the first child of Sarah and Jon. He was born on 27 June 2000 in Los Angeles.


Mother: Lisa Joyner

The couple adopted a daughter named Daisy.She was born on 11th August 2009.

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