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John Witherspoon Net Worth
Net Worth:
$8 Million
Date of Birth
January 27, 1942
Place of Birth
Detroit
Profession
Actor, Comedian

John Witherspoon Net Worth: John Witherspoon is an American comedian and actor who has a net worth of $8 million. John Witherspoon was born January 27, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan. He is most widely known for the Friday series (a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film 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 films as Hollywood Shuffle (1987) and Boomerang (1992). He went on 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 film From the Old School, where he took on the role of an elderly working man who tried to prevent a neighborhood convenience store from being developed into a strip club. After his appearance in Barnaby Jones, Witherspoon appeared in Good Times as a detective, What's Happening!! as a D.J. and The Incredible Hulk as Tommy. In 1977, Witherspoon became a regular on the series The Richard Pryor Show, an NBC American comedy series. This led to his appearance in WKRP In Cincinnati in 1978. In the '80s and '90s he appeared in Hill Street Blues, You Again?, Frank's Place and Amen. He also made guest appearances on such shows as 227 and The Cosby Show. He has gone on to make a showing on NBC's Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central's Weekends at the D.L. John Witherspoon has appeared in a number of music videos in the music industry, including Jay-Z's I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) and Field Mob's music video for their song Sick of Being Lonely. 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 stage of the Funny Bone comedy club at Harrah's Casino in Tunica, an encore from previous years.

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John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon is an American comedian and actor who has had roles in over 28 movies and 20 television shows. Mostly known for the Friday series, he has been acting for over five decades and starred in films such as Hollywood Shuffle, Boomerang. He has also made appearance...
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Date of Birth
  • January 27, 1942
Nicknames
  • John Weatherspoon
  • Spoon
  • Popz
  • Johnny Witherspoon
  • “Mexico” John Witherspoon
Ethnicity
  • African American
  • Scottish American
Height
  • 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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