John Langley Net Worth
John Langley net worth: John Langley is an American television and film director, writer, and producer who has a net worth of $100 million. John Langley was born in June 1943. He is best known for creating and executive producing the television series COPS. Langley is sometimes referred to as the "Godfather of Reality Television". Prior to becoming an entertainment mogul, he worked in the intelligence unit of the United States Army. he then earned an English degree from Cal State Dominguez Hills and eventually a Master's degree in literature and composition. Langley made his first foray into the world of reality television in 1986 when he produced a show called American Vice: The Doping of a Nation. This show was revolutionary because it showed three drug arrests on live TV for the first time in history. The show was a hit and an entire TV genre was born. Cops has aired over 1000 episodes to date and is syndicated all over the world on multiple networks. The show was actually canceled by Fox in 2013, but it was quickly picked up by Spike TV. Langley has also executive produced the TV series The Tony Rock Project, Vegas Strip, Las Vegas Jailhouse, Undercover Stings, and Jail. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6667 Hollywood Blvd. in 2011. Langley has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Informational Series for Cops.