Jere Burns Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Jan, 2018
Facts of Jere Burns
Date of Birth: 1954 , October-15
Age: 67 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Jere Burns
Birth Name Jerald Eugene Burns
Nick Name Jere
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cambridge, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Television
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Light Brown
Famous for Film, stage, television actor
Married Yes
Married to Leslie Cohen (m. 2008), Kathleen Kinmont (m. 19971999), Melissa Burns (m. 19821996)
Children N/A
Divorce Yes
Education Tisch School of the Arts
Movies Angie Tribeca
TV Show Justified (TV series)
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Jere Eugene Burns II, an American actor, is known for his several films, TV series and theater shows. He has appeared in numerous films and TV series including Justified, Greedy, Max Headroom, Bates Motel and Burn Notice.

Burns currently appears in TV series Angie Tribeca alongside Rashida Jones, Andree Vermeulen, Hayes MacArthur and other stars.

Early Life and Career 

Jere was born as Jerald Eugene "Jere" Burns II on October 15, 1954, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to a homemaker and a gown and cap manufacturer Jere Burns senior.

He spent most of his childhood UN Cambridge with his parents. He is of American nationality and is of White-American ethnicity. 

Jere was very interested in acting and had the looks as well the skills to take up an acting career. His parents supported him throughout this.

Burns was interested in acting during high school. He went on to study and graduate from the Tisch School of Arts of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1980. After his graduation, he decided to move to Manhattan. He then began appearing on Broadway.

He went on to be seen in Hair Spray and After the Night and the Music. Burns went on to make his TV debut in 1984 in ABC’s series, Mom’s On Strike.

He has appeared in various films and TV series including Dear John, Burn Notice, Justified, The Gambler Returns The Luck of the Draw, Something So Right, Twice in a Lifetime, The King of Queens, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles and many more. 

Personal Life

Burns is a married man. He is married to Leslie Cohen since 2008. The duo began dating back in 2006. After dating nearly two years the duo got married in 2008.

They are living happily together. There seems to not dispute to date. Jere has 4 children together with two wives- three of his children with ex-wife Melissa Burns and a single child with current wife Leslie Cohen.

Burns first married his girlfriend on 1st October 1982. They seemed really happy. However, the happiness was snatched away from burns when Melisa divorced in 1996.

He then married to actress Kathleen Kinmont in 1997. The couple seemed to be having a great time for many years until 1999 when they got separated and had a divorce.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

Jere Burns’ estimated net worth is to be in six figures. He has amassed a hefty amount of net worth from his acting career. He currently appears in the lead role in the TV series Angie Tribeca, he receives nearly $50K salary for each episode from it. His co-star Rashida Jones has $5 million net worth.

Jere stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and is currently 61 years old. Even though he is old, Jere has a well-defined face and a masculine body.

He is adored by his fans for his exceptional acting skills. His net worth has not been estimated to date but it is known that he earns a huge salary from his successful acting career.

The bio of the very talented Jere Burns can be found on various social media sites including Wikipedia, Twitter, IMDb and more.


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