Jonathan Peter Goldsmith is an actor in America. He started his career as a stage artist in New York. He endorsed a beer brand named ‘Dos Equis’ from 2006 to 2016. He played the character of ‘The Most Interesting Man in the World’ in this commercial. Goldsmith was so much popular that the sale of this beer went up by 15.4 percent. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Jonathan Goldsmith in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jonathan Goldsmith was born in New York City on 26th September 1938. His father’s name is Milton Goldsmith. He was a gym teacher at ‘James Monroe High School’. His mother’s name is Greta Roth. She was a Conover model. Goldsmith is of Jewish descent. He studied at Boston University. In 1966, Goldsmith shifted to Los Angeles to fulfil his dream of making a career in acting.
Jonathan Goldsmith married Barbara Goldsmith in 2006. Their relationship started when Jonathan got the role for the Dos Equis commercial. Barbara was his agent at that time. Their son’s name is David Goldsmith. In 2011, they moved to their new house in Manchester, Vermont. He has been involved with many charity works.
He supported a foundation named ‘S.A.B.R.E Foundation’. The mission of this foundation is to preserve and protect the Amur Tiger also known as Siberian Tigers. He assisted ‘Morris Animal Foundation’ to prevent cancer in dogs. Goldsmith did charitable work for child sex trafficking in Cambodia. He was involved with ‘Free Arts for Abusive Children’.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Jonathan Goldsmith began his career as Jonathan Lippe. Goldsmith took this name from his stepfather when he was just six years old. Later he changed into his original name Goldsmith. He has made more than 350 television appearances all through his career. In 1964, he got the role of ‘Marvin Palmer’ in one of the episodes ‘The Case of Bond Bonanza’ in the television series ‘Perry Mason’. Goldsmith has made 25 appearances in Western films.
He established himself with those kinds of movies. Goldsmith had also made special appearances in the 45 television series. Few of them are Gunsmoke, Adam-12, and Bonanza. He had also done guest appearances for few movies. In the soap opera ‘Dallas’ he had made 17 appearances. In the 1980s, he ventured into Business World. He has also taught theatre at “Adelphi University” in New York.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jonathan Goldsmith is $10.5 million. He has made good money through his acting career. He has done numerous television commercials as well. Another source of his income is his businesses. He started network marketing business Sprint and Dri Wash & Guard. Both of his business ventures were successful and made him a lot of money.
Jonathan Goldsmith is almost 80 years old, but he has a never say die attitude. He has featured in many movies and television commercials. He is more popularly known as ‘The Most Interesting Man in the World’ after he played the same character in a beer commercial.