Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer Biography

Jon Cryer was born on April 16, 1965, in New York City, New York, US. He is an American actor, comedian and television director. Similarly, he first started his career in the film industry with a film debut in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair before he gained good recognition for starring in 1986 film Pretty in Pink. Since then, he has starred and appeared in many films such as Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987), Hiding Out (1987), Hot Shots (1991), Holy Man (1998), Tortured (2008), Shorts (2009), and Hit by Lightning (2014).

Likewise, in Television, he is best known for his role as Alan Harper on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men from 2003 to 2015 and as Lex Luthor in various TV series based on DC comics character which are Supergirl, Batwoman, The Flash, Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

Regarding his family, his father’s name is Donald David Cryer whereas his mother’s name is Gretchen Cryer-Kiger. In addition, He has two sisters, Robin and Shelly.


Cryer graduated from Bronx High School of Science in New York City. He also attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and took film direction classes at the University of Southern California.

Body Measurements

Cryer stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 75 Kg. Additionally, he has dark brown hair and blue eyes.

Jon Cryer
Jon Cryer


The actor was previously in a marital affair with British actress Sarah Trigger from 1999 to 2004. They also welcomed a son named Charlie Austin. He is currently married to entertainment reporter Lisa Joyner since June 2007. They also adopted a baby girl on September 29, 2009.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $ 70 million.


  • Full Name: Jon Cryer
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 55
  • Birth Date: April 16, 1965
  • Birth Place: New York City, New York, US
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: American
  • Father’s Name: Donald David Cryer
  • Mother’s Name: Gretchen Cryer-Kiger
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight: 75 Kg
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Net Worth: $ 70 million
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