Jonathan Banks Biography


Jonathan Banks is an American actor. He is married and a father of three kids.

More about the relationship

Jonathan Banks has been married twice in his life. His first wife was Marnie Fausch. They got married in September 1968 and divorced two years later in 1970. He got married for the second time in December 1990, with Gennera Banks. He has three children named Rebecca Elena Banks, Claudio Jon Henry Banks, and Joanna Rae Banks-Morgan. The name of his children’s mother has not been disclosed yet. Banks and Gennera have been married for 27 years now and their relationship is still going very well.

Relationship Facts of Jonathan Banks

  • Jonathan Banks is married to Gennera Banks.
  • He is father of Three (Rebecca Elena Banks, Claudio Jon Henry Banks, Joanna Rae Banks Morgan).
  • Jonathan Banks is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jonathan Banks?

Jonathan Banks is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Mike Ehrmantraut on the series Breaking Bad and its spin-off, Better Call Saul. He has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

Jonathan Banks: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Jonathan Banks was born on 31 January 1947, in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. Banks is an American by nationality but his ethnicity is North American.

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Caption: Jonathan Banks Wife Gennera Banks (Source: Shutterstock)

His birth name is Jonathan Ray Banks. He is the son of Elena Banks, who worked for the CIA and was a professor at Indiana State University.

Jonathan BanksEducation History

He attended Indiana University Bloomington, where he was a classmate of actor Kevin Kline. Banks dropped out of the university to join a touring company of Hair as a stage manager. He also toured Australia with the Hair Company. In 1974, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in theater.

Jonathan Banks: Professional Life, Career, and Awards

Banks has been an active member in the industry since 1974. After moving to Los Angeles, he performed on stage before picking up bit parts on television. His first notable acting role was as Vince Gentry in an episode of the 1976 TV film Barnaby Jones. That same year, he appeared as Woodward in The Macahans.

His first big-screen movie was Coming Home, in which he played a minor role. He got his big break on television came in 1987 with the series Wiseguy, in which he played Frank McPike for four years. In 1981, he appeared as Dutch Schultz on the NBC series the Gangster Chronicles. Since then, he has starred in numerous movies and TV films. From 2009 to 2012, Banks played the character, Mike Ehrmantraut, in the series Breaking Bad, for which he won the Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actor on Television in 2013.

He was also nominated for other several awards. Since 2015, he has reprised the character of Mike Ehrmantraut in Breaking Bads’ spin-off, Better Call Saul. He won the 2015 Critics’ Choice Television Awards for his role in Better Call Saul. He currently voices the character Eruptor in the TV series Skylanders Academy since 2015.

Jonathan Banks: Salary and Net Worth

As per 2022’s data, he has a net worth of $4 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Jonathan Banks: Rumors and Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life. It seems he is doing best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.

Jonathan Banks: Body Measurements

Moving Towards his body measurements, he has a good height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.74m). His eye color is blue. There is no information about his body weight and shoe size.

Jonathan Banks: Social Media Profile

He is active, not active in any sorts of social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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