Who is John Witherspoon?
John Witherspoon is an actor as well as comedian based in America who is widely appreciated for his character of Willie Jones for the Friday series. Shuffle and Boomerang are some of the movies in which he was present. He has done many roles in numerous movies and TV series.
The actor died in the year 2019 on 29th Oct. The actor was 77 years old then.
|Born||27 January 1942 (77 years old)|
|Profession||American actor and comedian|
|Country||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Height||5 feet and 7 inches|
|Spouse||Angela Robinson-Witherspoon (1988–2019)|
|Children||Alexander Witherspoon, John David Witherspoon|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
What is John Witherspoon famous for?
Born in the year 1942, John Witherspoon is one of the talented actors and comedians that America has seen. He has eleven siblings. The eldest of his siblings is quite popular as a songwriter in Detroit. His name is William.
Another of his siblings is the director of a very famous network PBS-TV Network in Detroit which has been in existence for four decades.
John Witherspoon made his appearance into television sector in the 1970s for the show Barnaby Jones. It was pretty easy for him to shift his career form a stand-up comedian to acting.
Some of the other series in which he has appeared are What’s Happening !!, The Incredible Hulk and Good Times.
The series Richard Pryor Show had him as a regular. It was also known as the NBC American comedy series.
The NBC’s Last Comic Standing also had the actor in the year 2003. This helped the actor get nominated from the group and got him a deal in the finals of Las Vegas.
This show is still broadcasted till date. He is widely acknowledged for his comic timings and acting skills.
What is the height and weight of John Witherspoon?
John Witherspoon was born in the year 1942 and in died in the year 2019. He was 77 years old. His weight was 80kg and his height was about 1.78m.
Who is the wife of John Witherspoon?
John Witherspoon was in a relationship with Angela Robinson-Witherspoon from 1988. However, the couple broke their knots on 2019 and got divorced. He is not in relationship with anyone since then. He had two kids from her named John David Witherspoon and Alexander Witherspoon.
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What is the Net worth of John Witherspoon?
The net worth of John Witherspoon is around 8 million USD as of January 2021. He has made his fortune through his great comic skills and acting career. He is loved for his role in the Friday series.
- The greatest achievement for the comedian is the fame that he gained from his Friday series.
- The actor died in the year 2019 on 29th Oct.
- He has two sons with his ex-wife with whom he got divorced a few months before he died.