Jonathan Silverman

Born on August 5, 1966 Jonathan Silverman is a famous actor in USA. He was born in Los Angeles, California and his actual name is Jonathan Eiihu Silverman. He is a reputed comedian and Weekend at Bernie’s is perhaps one of the many comedy serials which people remember and admire.

Looking at his personal life it would be pertinent to mention that it has been reasonably successful. His father was Hillel Emanuel Silverman and his mother was Devora. His mother belongs to Jerusalem, Israel. He is from a famous family in the sense that his grandfather Morris Silverman was a famous and conservative Rabbi. He is married to Jennifer Finnigan and the marriage took place in 2007.

Their meeting happened per chance in a Barbecue in 2004. They have a daughter who was born only in September 2017. She also is a famous Canadian Actress and has been reasonably successful. Though he got his first break as an actor in the small screen, his major achievement and success could be attributed to his being aggressively present in the big screen.


He made his small screen debut with some good titles including the likes of Brighton Beach Memoirs and also Gimme A Break. He also has acted in some serials which continued for many episodes and this included famous titles such as The Single Guy, Girls Just Want To Have Fun and Caddyshack. However, since his biography would be incomplete without reference to his achievements in the big screen, we will try and have a look at the same over the next few lines.

However, before getting into his achievements and performances in the big screen, we also need to know something about his philanthropic activities. He was a participant in the first ever campaign soliciting donations for the cause of Jews. Hence he is highly respected amongst the Jewish community and he has worked alongside Marlee Matlin, Grey Grunberg and Joshua Malina.

His Film Life

Silverman made his debut in the big screen way back in 1983 with the film E/R in which he did the role of David Sheinfield. This was a reasonably big hit and apart from this there are a dozens of movies of his which have been big hits and have helped him to reach new heights of success. Since 1984 he has acted in a whopping 95 films till 2015.

In other words in around 40 years he has acted in 95 films which average to rough around more than 2 films per year and that too for an extended period of four decades. This is no mean achievement and a few of them also are TV episodes. However, most of the titles belong to the big screen. Hence at the end of the day there is no doubt that he has had a successful career in films and he has quite a few more years of achievement left in him.

How Rich  Is he ?

At the end of the day, the commercial success of an actor is very important. Hence it would be interesting to have a look at the net worth of Jonathan Silverman. According to latest estimate his total worth should be around $3 million which though not very big is quite significant.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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