Jonathan Francis, popularly known as Jon Gries, is a man with diverse talent as he is involved in various fields like acting, writing, and directing. Gries is best known for his role as Uncle Rico in American comedy film Napoleon Dynamite alongside Aaron Ruell. Also, he is one of the recurring characters in the American drama series Lost.
Apart from this, Gries is also known for his television series like Martin, The Pretender, and Dream Corp LLC. He has also worked in the movies like The Monster Squad and Running Scared. Discover more about Gries' career, net worth, and salary he earns from it.
Jon Gries's Career Journey
Being born as the first child of actress Mary Eleanor Munday and writer Thomas Stephen Gries, Jon followed both of his parents' footsteps. At an early age of 11 in the role of Boy Horace in the Charlton Heston film Will Penny.
Following up, he played in a series of films which include Real Genius (1985), Rainbow Drive, Get Shorty (1995), The Rundown, and Napoleon Dynamite (2004). He also played the role of Casey in the films Taken (2008), Taken 2 (2012), and Taken 3 (2014) alongside Liam Neeson and Maggie Grace.
Talking about his television roles, he played in the two seasons of the hit show 24. He also managed to appear in the NBC series The X, Beverly Hills, 90210, Lost, Martin, Quantum Leap, The Beard, The Bookstore Interrupted(2010), Hello, Cruel World (2011) and "Citizen Fang" (2012).
Net worth and Salary of Jon Gries
As of the year 2018, Jon Gries has a net worth of $2 Million. He managed to earn this worth through his successful acting career and other works in writing and directing. Jon was engaged in a series of television works and films from where he earned his current worth. His 2004 American comedy movie Napoleon Dynamite managed to gain a gross amount of $44,940,956 at the box office.
Jon Gries talks as Uncle Rico
His other movies like Taken managed to gross $226,830,568, Taken 2 grossed $376,141,306, and Taken 3 grossed $326,479,141 at the box office. As he was involved with these films, he also pocketed a good amount out of all of these.
Along with the net worth, the actor also has varieties of cars collection with him. His cars collection include Mercedez Benz worth $54,000, Vintage Ford worth $44,286, and Rolls Royce worth $34,875.