Jon-Erik Hexum Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Family, Height and Biography

jon-erik hexum
Net Worth $2 Million
Name Jon-Erik Hexum
Date of Birth 5 November 1957
Age 26 Years Old
Gender Male

Jon-Erik Hexum Net Worth

$2 Million

Jon-Erik Hexum was an American actor and model. As of 1984, Jon-Erik Hexum’s net worth was $2 million. He gained popularity for his appearance in a lead role in Voyagers! and also in Cover-Up, which was TV series. Hexum was also cast in the supporting role in the biopic of Pat Trammell, titled The Bear.

However, Hexum died in an accident when he self-inflicted blank cartridge gunshot to the head. This incident occurred on the set of the film titled “Cover-Up”.

Jon-Erik Hexum Wiki/Biography

Born on 5 November 1957, Jon-Erik Hexum’s age was 26 Years Old as of 1984. He was born and raised in Englewood, New Jersey. Hexum was of Norwegian descent. Hexum’s nationality is American.

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Jon-Erik Hexum Childhood Pic

Jon-Erik Hexum graduated from Tenafly High School, Tenafly, New Jersey. After that, he went to study at Case Western Reserve University. Here he enrolled to study biomedical engineering. After, after a while, he got transferred to Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. At that time, Hexum was working as a radio disc jockey.

He used to play as part of the 1978 Michigan State Spartans football team. Hexum was also seen acting in minor stage roles. Just a few days later, after the graduation, in the year 1980, Hexum moved to New York, because he wanted to pursue acting as a career.

When Hexum used to work in the job role of an apartment cleaner. He met John Travolta’s manager, whose name was Bob LeMond. He belonged to the LeMond/Zetter Management.

Full Name Jon-Erik Hexum
Net Worth $2 Million
Date of Birth 5 November 1957
Date of Death 18 October 1984
Age 26 Years Old
Birth Place Englewood, New Jersey, United Status
Death Place California, United States
Profession Actor and Famous Model
Debut Film: Voyager from the Unknown (1983)
Active Year 1982–1984
Famous Role Appearances in Film Hotel (1984)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Hometown Englewood, New Jersey, United Status
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
School/High School Tenafly High School, Tenafly, New Jersey
College/University Case Western Reserve University
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Girlfriend & Relationship

Jon-Erik Hexum’s parnets were Thorleif and Gretha Hexum. Jon-Erik Hexum’s father’s name was Thorleif Hexum who was a businessman by profession. Jon-Erik Hexum’s mother’s name was Gretha Hexum who was a housewife..

He also had one sibling. His elder brother’s name is Gunnar Hexum. They both were raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, by their mother. Because when Hexum was four years old, Hexum’s parents got divorced. Hexum’s sibling’s name is Gunnar Hexum. He is the first cousin of a New Orleans television anchorman named Eric Paulsen.

As of his 1984, the year when he died, Hexum’s marital status was single. Based on report from the source, he was dating Elizabeth Daily.

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Jon-Erik Hexum with his Girlfriend (Elizabeth Daily)
Father Name Thorleif Hexum
Mother Name Gretha Hexum
Brother Name Gunnar Hexum
Sister Name
Girlfriend Elizabeth Daily
Marital Status Unmarried

Physical Appearance

Jon-Erik Hexum was a very handsome man and was about 1.85 m tall. His weight was approximately 75 Kg.

jon-erik hexum

Hexum was a model and so it was very much concerned about keeping his body fit. He had beautiful blue eyes and dark black shading hair.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 185 cm
in meters: 1.85 m
in feet inches: 6’ 1”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 75 kg
in pounds: 165 lbs
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Black


According to LeMond, Hexum had fabulous potential in acting. Hexum relocated after LeMond’s urging. In the year 1981, around September, he moved to Los Angeles.

There he had to audition for Summer Lovers, an American romantic comedy movie. But, he lost his part and was not selected, instead Peter Gallagher got the role.

Hexum bagged the role in the NBC series titled Voyagers!, where he was seen as the lead role, playing the character of Phineas Bogg.

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The series aired from the year 1982 to 1983 as part of the television season. Owing to this part Hexum earned approximately $10,000 every week.

Hexum was also cast in the made-for-television movie titled Making of a Male Model. There he was cast opposite Joan Collins and also starred Roxie Roker and Jeff Conaway.

In the year 1984, Hexum was seen as a guest in Hotel which was an episode of ABC’s prime time drama.

jon-erik hexum

Here he was seen playing the role of Prince Erik, who was a character that depicted a Prince Charming.

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