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Jon Gries Married, Gay, Family, Net Worth

Published On: 30 Jul, 2018

Jon Gries Married, Gay, Family, Net Worth

The various prominent personalities have gone beyond the stigma of getting married at the certain age. The American actor, Jon Gries is such an individual who is enjoying a romantic life and a successful career in his sixties. Well, many people might have speculated him as gay, but the truth is quite the opposite.

Jon Gries is known for his prolific portrayal of Shawn in series Martin. He is also recognized for his acting credits on movies like All About the Money, Glass Jaw, and The Knife Thrower.

Is Jon Gries Married? 

Martin star Jon Gries has kept his personal life under the radar for a while now. He is not married but was in a romantic relationship with actress Kimberly Rose McConnell. He used to flaunt his love life on his social media profile in the past, but he has been secretive regarding those topics currently. 

Jon with his girlfriend on their fourth anniversary (Photo: Twitter)

The Napolean Dynamite actor expressed his love for his lover on social media in the past. On 26 December 2014, he wished his girlfriend, Kimberly Rose Mc Connel on her birthday with her gorgeous picture. She is an actor and director known for her appearance in Chimera and 40 Days and Night. She is also an owner of RoseMcConnellJewelry and also deals online business.

He posted a picture with his partner on 11 November 2015 on the occasion of their four years of togetherness. Since then, he hasn't shared any post on social media which could hint at the existence of their low-key relationship. If the pair is together, Jon is enjoying the romantic perks of relationships with his lover for nearly six years. 

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Jon has played a character of Uncle Rico in the award-winning movie Napolean Dynamite who stays with a gay character in the film. However, he is not gay and had been in the romantic bliss with his actress partner. He has yet to announce his decision to get married to his girlfriend in the near future.

Sneaking Into His Family Life

Jon Gries was born to Tom Gries and Mary Munday. His director and producer father was born on 22 December 1992. He died of a heart attack on 3 January 1977. His Italian mother was born on 31 July 1926 in Los Angeles and is known for her acting credits on movies like Ghost Dad, The Twilight Zone, and Breezy. He also has an actress aunt, Cary Gries.

His mother breathed her last breath on 30 September 1997 due to cancer. Jon often flaunts the post regarding his parents. On 22 August 2017, he posted his father’s picture along with his high school sweetheart, Cheri LaRocque.

He also has two brothers, Peter and Stephen in his family. He has even posted his picture with his brothers on 9 August 2013. He has also mentioned about his brother’s marriage ceremony in his tweet of 23 April 2012.

What Is The Net Worth Of Jon Gries?

Jon Gries has derived a massive net worth of $2 million. He has accumulated his wealth from his acting career since 1997.

He debuted his acting career at the age of eleven with the movie called Will Penny of 1968. He was a familiar face on the television series Martin as Shawn McDermott for two years since 1992. He was also part of The Pretender as Broots from 1996 to 2000. He has also cast his magic of acting on Lost, The Bridge, and Beverly Hills. 

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The American actor was part of movies like Taken, Taken 2 and The Rundown. The successful actor has also been nominated for three Teen Choice Award and an Independent Spirit Award for his role in Napolean Dynamite as Uncle Rico who stays close to a gay character in the movie.

Short Bio

Jon Gries was born on 17 June 1957 in Glendale, California as a Jonathan Francis Gries. He holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. He stands tall in the height of 1.8 m (5 feet 11 inch). He has a birth sign of Gemini.