How rich is John Witherspoon?
John Witherspoon Net Worth:
|Birth date:||January 27, 1942|
|Birth place:||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Angela Robinson-Witherspoon (m. 1988)|
|Children:||Alexander Witherspoon, John David Witherspoon|
|Siblings:||William Weatherspoon, Cato Weatherspoon|
John Witherspoon biography:
John Witherspoon Net Worth: John Witherspoon is an American comic and performer that has a net worth of $8 million. John Witherspoon was born January 27, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan. He’s most commonly known for the Friday show (a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy movie directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Robert Lockhart). Witherspoon also starred in such movies as Hollywood Shuffle (1987) and Boomerang (1992). He went to make appearances on television shows such as The Wayans Bros. (1995–99), The Tracy Morgan Show (2003), Barnaby Jones (1973) and The Boondocks (2005). John Witherspoon has also wrote the movie From the Old School, where he took on the function of an aged working man who tried to prevent a neighborhood convenience store from being developed into a strip club. In 1977, Witherspoon became a regular on the show The Richard Pryor Show, an NBC American comedy series. This led to his appearance in WKRP In Cincinnati in 1978. He also made guest appearances on such shows as 227 and The Cosby Show. On his 2009 comedy tour, he had 19 stops across the country and in December of 2011 John Witherspoon brought his stand-up comedy act to the position of the Funny Bone comedy club at Harrah’s Casino in Tunica, an encore from preceding years.
American comedian and performer,John Witherspoon comes with an estimated net worth of $8 million. Funnyman John Witherspoon has parlayed a fruitful career as a standup comic right into a run of memorable movie characters.
His first big break came in 1977 when he got a regular spot on Richard Pryor’s short lived television variety show,and he began playing supporting roles on such shows as What’s Happening!, Good Times, and WKRP in Cincinnati. In 1980, Witherspoon made his film debut playing a club MC in Neil Diamond’s 1980 remake of The Jazz Singer. The surprise success of Hollywood Shuffle led to a string of film parts and recurring roles on television series. Witherspoon also brought his caustic sensibility to his voice work on the animated television adaptation of the controversial comic strip The Boondocks.