Jerry Mathers Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Jerry Mathers

Jerry Mathers is an actor. He played Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver, the younger son of suburban couple Ward and June Cleaver.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Jerry Mathers was born in the Iowa town of Sioux City in 1948. He is listed as the son of a high school principal, and his upbringing was in Rock Rapids, approximately 75 miles north, and San Fernando Valley, California. He has two younger siblings, Jimmy Mathers and Susie Mathers McSweeney, also child actresses.

Jerry Mathers’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Jerry Mathers, born on June 2, 1948, is 74 years old as of today, July 18, 2022. His height is 1.7 meters, and his weight is 81 kilograms.


Jerry Mathers’s Profession & Career

Jerry Mathers began his career as a child model for a department store commercial when he was two years old. Immediately following that, he appeared in a PET Milk commercial in collaboration with vaudeville comedian Ed Wynn.

These actors’ first films were lacking. This is My Love, The Seven Little Foys, Men of the Fighting Lady, and The Trouble with Harry is among the films he has directed.

He claims that he got the role of Beaver Cleaver after informing the show’s creators that he would be in his Cub Scout-type meet and would not be auditioning for that character.

The producers found his candidacy appealing and appropriate for the role. He also played Beaver for six years, appearing in all 234 episodes of the show.

In 1962, near the end of the existence of Leave It to Beaver, he recorded a total of two songs for a single 45rpm: “Don’t ‘Cha Cry” and a flip side, a twist ditty named “Wind-Up Toy.”

He was a member of the Beaver and the Trappers band in high school. While relocating to his adolescence, he took a break from performing to focus on high school.

Achievements and Awards

Jerry Mathers became a national spokeswoman for PhRMA and their Partnership for Prescription Assistance program in 2009. As Leave It to Beaver, he received the Young Artist Award Former Child Star “Lifetime Achievement” Award in 1984.

Jerry Mathers’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

He had three marriages. Initially, he met his first wife, Diana Platt, while attending college. They both married in 1974 and divorced shortly afterward.

He met his second wife, Rhonda Gehring while working on a production for So Long, Stanley. The couple has three children: a son named Noah and two daughters named Gretchen and Mercedes. Both later divorced. In the year 2011, he married his third wife, Teresa Mednick.

Jerry Mathers’s Salary and Net Worth

His net worth is projected to be $4 million as of July 2022. He made most of his money as a film, television, and stage actor. He has built his fortune via performing in movies, on television, and stage.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameJerry Mathers
Real NameGerald Patrick Mathers
Age74 years old
Birth Date2 June 1948
Birth PlaceSioux City, Iowa, United States
Height1.7 m
Weight81 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
WifeTeresa Modnick (m. 2011), Diana Piatt (m. 1974–1982), Rhonda Mathers (m. ?–1997)
ChildrenYes (Noah Mathers, Mercedes Mathers, Gretchen Mathers)
ProfessionAmerican actor
Net Worth$4 million