Quick Facts of

  • First NameJere
  • Middle NameEugene
  • Last NameBurns II
  • Net Worth$ 5 million
  • CareerActor
  • Age67 Years
  • Height5 Feet 10 inches
  • Wife3

How Much Is Jere Burns’ Net Worth? 

Famous for portraying Kirk Morris in the TV series Dear John, Jere Burns is an American born TV and theatre actor. Professional since 1970, Burns has 53 acting credits, earning him massive fame and money-shower.   

With his professional career of nearly 5 decades, Jere owns the estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. Having worked as a taxi driver and lifeguard, the American actor’s screen prominence came up after the TV debut through ABC’s Mom’s On Strike in 1984.

Get the details on Burns’ net worth, salary, lifestyle, assets as well as personal life below.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Career & Earnings

Following his University graduation, Jere Burns moved to Manhattan and gained a small role in New York Shakespeare Festival‘s drama Don Juan. In addition to that, he also earned Broadway credits in Hairspray and After the Night and the Music.

In 1984, Burns made his TV debut through the ABC’s TV film Mom’s On Strike, followed by the cast in TV series Hill Street Blues and Max Headroom. His major breakthrough was in the role of sleazy Kirk Morris on the sitcom Dear John in 1988.   

Since then, the American actor has made numerous TV and movie appearances total the credit of 53 till date.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jere Burns has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of June 2022. The main source of his income is his acting career; he also worked as a taxi driver and lifeguard before TV fame.

Surely, the professional career of over 48 years earned him a jaw-dropping fortune, listing him among American millionaire celebrities as well as a veteran personality.  

Well, his worth is often compared with other veteran American actors/actresses like Mitzi Kapture ($800,000), John Travolta ($170 million) and Dallas Lovato.

Some notable acting credits of Jere Burns include:

  1. TV movies- Hit List (1989), Greedy (1994), Life-Size (2000), Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
  2. TV series- NBC miniseries The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991), Bob (1993, Something So Right (1996), Good Morning, Miami (2002), The King of Queens (2006), Grey’s Anatomy (2013) and TBS series Angie Tribeca (2016).

Having appeared in AMC’s series Breaking Bad in 2010, Jere Burns most recently appeared as Jacob Tiernan in Lucifer (2019) alongside Tom Ellis and Lauren German

For now, the detail on Burns’ earnings is not out but probably earns the salary in the figure of hundreds of thousand dollars. The average salary of an actor in the United States is around $50,000 while the theatre actor can sum up to $37,400.

Endorsements & Charity Works

Surely, the veteran TV and theatre figure can earn a huge sum of money from endorsements, however, the details on sponsorship deals are yet to be out. The actor is also active on Instagram and Twitter with over 1.2K followers and 2K followers respectively.  

As per Influencer Marketing Hub, his Instagram can earn him $23 – $38 per sponsored post, if signs a deal.

Moreover, the American actor is also active in charity works and has associations with many non-profit organizations.  

Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses

No doubt that with the fortune of $5 million, Jere Burns lives a lavish lifestyle and owns an impressive property empire. Sources cite that the actor lives in his house in his hometown Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jere Burns
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The median house price in Massachusetts is $407,700 with a house insurance premium of $1,379.

For now, the details on Burns’ assets collection including cars are not out, but surely owns a jaw-dropping collection that matches with his lavish lifestyle. 

Apart from expenses on luxury and property, Jere makes expenditure on costly suits, travels, foods, and accommodation. In addition to that, the American actor has to fill up the bills for tax payments.

Well, the property tax in the Cambridge, MA, costs 1.2% of the asset’s assessed value, while the income tax comes in the bracket of 10$%-37%. Upon the annual revenue of $500,000, Jere Burns has to pay $189,600 as income tax.

Jere Burns’ Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Relationship, Wife & Children

Jere was born Jerald Eugene Burns on October 15, 1954, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the USA. Raised in an American family, Jere’s parents were gown and cap manufacturer, though has not disclosed the details on further family details.  

He holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

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Burns attended the University of Massachusetts and graduated with BA in Literature in 1980. He also went to Tisch School of the Arts, New York University in New York.

As of June 2022, Jere Burns’ age is 67 and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).

Married Life, Wife & Children

For a fact, the American actor has been married 3 times in his life, but all ended with divorce. From his marriages, Jere Burns is the father of 4 children.  

First, Burns was in a marital relationship with Melissa Burns; the duo married on October 1, 1982, but divorced in 1996 after sharing 3 children. Then, he married actress Kathleen Kinmont (his second wife) in 1997 but divorced after 2 years in 1999.

The duo never shared any children.

Thereafter, Burns exchanged vows with City by the Sea actress Leslie Cohen. The duo remained as husband-wife from June 29, 2008, to January 31, 2018. Moreover, they welcomed a child together, the details being undisclosed.