Jonathan was born in South Carolina to parents Israel and Aviva Yunger. Jonathan is a first generation American in his family. At the age of 4 he told his mother that he would either be the president or an actor. By age 7 the movie “Forest Gump” had come out and that sealed the deal for him. When he was 9 his family moved to Miami Florida where Jonathan received his first taste of live theater. Growing up in Miami he found himself surrounded by friends who shared many of the same interests as him so they got together and started writing plays and making short films. At age 19 Jonathan was Admitted to The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City. There he somehow Joined forces with director Brett Ratner who executive produced a film starring Jonathan and Alina Puscau.
Jonathan lives in Los Angeles.