About Jon Gries
It has been announced that the current estimate of Jon Gries net worth reaches 2 million dollars, which he has earned because of his career as an actor. In addition to acting, Jon Gries is a director and writer and these two involvements have also added up to the overall amount of Jon Gries net worth. Sometimes, the actor is using other names in the cinema industry, such as Jonathan Gries and Jon Francis.
His most well known role is regarded to be Uncle Rico, which he played in the production called “Napoleon Dynamite”. One of his most recent appearances has been in the TV series called “Lost”, where he was chosen for the role of Roger Linus. Other productions, which made his name popular, include “Martin”, “Running Scared” and “The Pretender”. Thus, all of these productions have also increased the current size of Jon Gries net worth.
The actor was born in 1957 in Glendale, California. He was born in a family which was involved in the cinema industry as his father is a director, producer and writer Thomas Stephen Gries, whereas his mother is an actress, Mary Eleanor Munday.
When he was 11 years old, Jon Gries appeared as an actor for the first time, in a film which was directed by his father, called “Will Penny”. Since that time, the actor has appeared in a lot of cult classics, which also increased the overall sum of Jon Gries net worth.
In 1985, Jon Gries was chosen for the role of Lazio Hollyfeld in the film called “Real Genius”. Then, he appeared as Azzolini in the production called “Rainbow Drive”. In the period of 1992-1994, Jon Gries was appearing in the TV series called “Martin” as Shawn McDermott. In 1995, Jon Gries played the role of Ronnie Wingate in the production called “Get Shorty”. In 2004, Jon Gries appeared as Uncle Rico in “Napoleon Dynamite”. Therefore, all of these appearances made his name more known and also increased the total estimate of Jon Gries net worth.
Moreover, the actor played the role of a werewolf in two productions, called “The Monster Squad” and “Fright Night Part 2”. His appearance was praised a lot in the film called “September Dawn”, where he played the part of John D. Lee. Furthermore, Jon Gries was chosen for the part of Casey in the film called “Taken”, which was released in 2008. He reprised the role in the sequels to this film, called “Taken 2” and “Taken 3”. Moreover, he has appeared as a voice actor on some occasions, such as in the video game called “Hitman: Absolution”. Therefore, all of these productions have added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Jon Gries net worth.
Talking about his career as a TV series star, he has appeared in “The Pretender” and “24”. He also appeared as a guest in one episode of the TV series called “The X-Files”. The actor has appeared in “Beverly Hills 90210”, “Seinfeld”, “Martin”, “CSI: New York” and “Supernatural”.