Jon Seda - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 14, 2022

Jon Seda
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Chicago P.D. (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 14, 1970 (age 53)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jonathan Seda Sr.
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Hector L. Seda
Mother's Name: Dharma Marrero Seda
Siblings: 5

Sofia Elena Thalheimer (sister)
Dharmita Seda (sister)
youngest sister
two brothers

High School: Clifton High School
Ethnicity: Puerto-Rican
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 4, 2000
Wife's Name: Lisa Gomez
Children: 4

Jonathan Seda Jr. (son)
Jessica Seda Pinto (daughter)
Madison Seda (daughter)
Haley Bella Seda (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 10 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Jon Seda?

Jon Seda is an American actor of Puerto Rican descent. He is best known for starring in the films Selena, The Pacific, and the TV series Chicago P.D., Homicide: Life on the Street.

Jon Seda – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jon Seda was born as Jonathan Seda Sr. on October 14, 1970, in Manhattan, New York, USA. His mother’s name is Dharma Marrero Seda and his father’s name is Hector L. Seda, who worked as a pastor. His Puerto Rican parents raised him in Clifton, New Jersey alongside his five siblings- three sisters and two brothers. Two sisters of him are named Dharmita Seda, and Sofia Elena Thalheimer.

Jon Seda's sisters (top); with his two brothers (bottom) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Jon Seda attended Clifton High School and graduated from the same. His ethnicity is Puerto Rican.

Jon Seda – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Jon Seda dated girlfriend Lisa Gomez before marrying her on 4 July 2000. He has his four children together- son Jonathan Seda Jr. (born December 15, 1994), daughters Jessica Seda Pinto, Madison Seda (born June 12, 2003), Haley Bella Seda (born August).

The couple seems to be very much in love and often feature each other on their wedding anniversary. There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Jon Seda, Lisa Gomez (Image: Instagram- posted 2020)

Jon Seda – Career

Early Days

After high school, Seda’s friends convinced him to take up boxing. So, he joined a gym and began working out. He eventually competed in the New Jersey Golden Gloves competition and secured the runner-up place. He continued his career as an amateur boxer and had 21 wins and one loss record.

Jon Seda began his career as an actor in the year 1992, his debut role being in the films Zebrahead as Vinnie and in Gladiator as Romano. This was followed by appearances in the films Carlito's Way (1993), Like It Like That (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), Primal Fear (1996), and in episodes of TV series NYPD Blue (1994), New York Undercover (1995), among others. Finally, Seda was cast as Chris Pérez in the film Selena which is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years, Jon Seda has starred in the films Price of Glory (2000), Love the Hard Way (2001), Undisputed (2002), Bad Boys II (2003), Larry Crowne (2011), Bullet to the Head (2012), etc and TV movies Homicide: The Movie (2000), Thin Air (2000), One Hot Summer (2009), among others.

Moreover, he has portrayed characters in the episodes of TV series Homicide: Life on the Street (1997-1999), Third Watch (1999-2000), UC: Undercover (2001-2002), Oz (2003), Kevin Hill (2004-2005), Close to Home (2006-2007), Treme (2011-2013), Chicago Fire (2012-2019), Chicago P.D. (2014-2019), Chicago Justice (2017), La Brea (2021-present), to name a few.

Jon Seda in Selena (Image: VIX)


On the set of Chicago P.D., Jon Seda has worked alongside LaRoyce Hawkins, Elias Koteas, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati, Jesse Lee Soffer.

Jon Seda – Awards, Nomination

In 1995, Seda was nominated for Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead.

Jon Seda – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Jon Seda is estimated to be around $5 million while the figure on his annual income is debated.

Jon Seda – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Seda is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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