Quick Facts of Jonathan Scott Frakes

  • Full NameJonathan Scott Frakes
  • Net Worth$16 Million
  • Date of Birth19 August, 1952
  • NicknameJonathan Frakes
  • Marital Status Married(Genie Francis)
  • BirthplaceBellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • Ethnicity Mixed(German and English)
  • ProfessionActor,Director and Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1978–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Light Browm
  • Height 6 ft 3 inch
  • Weight191lbs
  • EducationLiberty High School Grenadier Band,Pennsylvania State University
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
  • Children2(Jameson Ivor Frakes,Elizabeth Francis Frakes)
  • Horoscope Leo
Jonathan Frakes Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Height

Jonathan Frakes is one of the prominent television film actor, director, and producer from America. Similarly, he is best known for his portrayal of the character William T. Riker in the science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation. In addition, he appeared as a host for the television show named Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction and also provided his voice as an of David Xanatos in the Disney television series Gargoyles.

Frakes won several awards for his work including Blockbuster Entertainment Award for best supporting actor and Saturn Award for best director. At the current time, he is enjoying his wedded life along with his wife and children. We bet you definitely want to know who is his wife and children, so without any further a due, let’s check it out.

Who is Jonathan Frakes? Bio and Wiki

Jonathan Frakes was born on 19th August 1952 as Jonathan Scott Frakes under the zodiac sign Leo. He was born to the parents Doris J. (née Yingling) and Dr. James R. Frakes in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania and grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Further, Frakes has one brother named Daniel Frakes.

Frakes holds American citizenship whereas his ethnicity is mixed(German and English). He graduated from Liberty High School Grenadier Band in 1970. After his graduation, Jonathan earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Arts at Pennsylvania State University in 1974. In addition, he was a member of the Thespians and an MA from Harvard University in 1976.

Jonathan Frakes’s Net Worth, Salary, House

Jonathan Frakes is an American actor, author, and director who has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2019. He amassed this substantial amount of fortune from multiple working as an actor, director, and producer. Hence, the actual income source of Frakes is his successful professional career.

Considering the fact Frakes has been active on screen for over four decades, nothing less is expected from him when it comes to his money in a bank account. Similarly, after the release of the movie, Star Trek: The Next Generation he, reportedly earned the salary of $100,000. In the same way, Johanthan hyped $5 Million from the movie Star Trek: First Contact. Hence, with the growth in his career, he has made more wage since the release of those movies.

Jonathan Frakes sells Beverly Hills home for $11.995 million. Image Source – The San Diego Union-Tribune.

With that figure, Jonathan Frakes is surely living a luxurious life with a couple of houses spread across the country. Further, Star Trek actor sold the Beverly Hills home for $11.995 million. Also, he bought the Woodland Hills home for $2.78 million in Los Angeles.

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Jonathan Frakes’s Married Life: Wife & Children

As of today, Jonathan Frakes is happily married to his longtime sweetheart Genie Francis. She is well known American actress who is best identified for her role Laura Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital.

Jonathan Frakes and Genie Francis on their wedding day. Image Source – Pinterest. 

Frakes met actress Francis on the set of his first major role in television, the soap opera called the Bare Essence in the year 1983.  Then the lovebirds met again while he was filming the mini-series North and South. They officially started dating in 1985 and got engaged a year later back in 1986. They tied the knot on the 28th of May in 1988 at an intimate ceremony.

Jonathan Frakes Children.
Jonathan Frakes Daughter, Elizabeth Francis Frakes and Son, Jameson Ivor Frakes. 


The couple is the parents of two children, their first child a son Jameson Ivor Frakes who was born on 20th August 1994 and daughter Elizabeth Francis Frakes was born on 30th May 1997. Currently, Jonathan Frakes savors a happy married life along with his wife and children. Moreover, the family currently lives in California with no sign of divorce or any extra-marital affairs. 

Jonathan Frakes’s Height, Age, Body Stats

  • Age: 66 years
  • Height: 6 ft 3  inch or 193 cm
  • Weight: 191lbs or 87 kg
  • Hair Color: Light Browm
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Body Stats: Unknown
  • Body Type: Average