Jonathan Lawson is an actor in the United States of America. He is also famously known for being the leading pitchman in the Colonial Penn commercials. He has been the leading pitchman of the American life insurance company since Alex Trebek passed away in November 2020.
When Alex Trebek died, Colonial Penn had removed all references to Alex Trebek. Most, if not all, commercials of the life insurance company that featured Alex Trebek were replaced by Jonathan Lawson. Initially, this replacement was temporary. Though, later, Jonathan Lawson became the leading pitchman.
Jonathan Lawson Net Worth in 2022
In 2022, Jonathan Lawson’s net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.
Jonathan Lawson’s Early Life and Education
Jonathan Lawson was born on 3rd June 1980, in Dunedin, Florida. This means that he is 42 years old, as of this writing i.e. August 2022. Jonathan Lawson attended a local high school and graduated from high school in 1998. He then enrolled at Pierce College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
After that, he spent the following fourteen years in the Marine Corps as an infantryman. There, he served in combat. He was also a Master Instructor at the Marine Corps University.
Jonathan Lawson’s Professional Life
Jonathan Lawson worked as an artist manager for musicians for three years. He also studied branding and marketing for entertainment. During his studies, he was also recuperating from an injury that he sustained in combat during his time with the Marine Corps as an infantryman.
Later after his medical retirement from service, Jonathan Lawson became very ambitious in films and producing films. Thus, he became a film director and producer. He immediately began work in 2014 as a producer and a director for his first film titled ‘Hellbilly Spitfire.’
Jonathan Lawson is also famously known as the producer and assistant director for a film called Remnant. He also produced and directed Lost Connection, War Times, and For Your Consideration.
Jonathan Lawson’s Career with Colonial Penn
Jonathan Lawson first started working at Colonial Penn in 2014. He worked as the Customer Service Manager at the life insurance company. Later, he worked as a Tele Sales Manager. He remained at this post for almost years.
Then, in 2020, Jonathan Lawson became the pitchman for Colonial Penn’s commercials. This happened after the previous leading pitchman was unavailable at times due to health issues.
Later, when the previous leading pitchman, Alex Trebek, died, Jonathan Lawson became the leading pitchman for Colonial Penn’s commercials. Commercials in which Jonathan Lawson was the leading pitchman also replaced those in which Alex Trebek was the leading pitchman of Colonial Penn.