John Leguizamo net worth: John Leguizamo is a stand up comedian, actor, producer and rapper who has a net worth of $25 million. John Leguizamo accumulated his net worth through acting on stage, screen and television, as well as voice acting for many animated series. He began his career as a stand up comedian in the nightclub circuit. Leguizamo was born in Bogotá, Columbia and moved to the United States at the age of four. He believes Hispanic Americans are better off now than when he began performing in the early 1980s, but they are still not where they should be. One of Leguizamo's first TV parts came in a 1984 episode of Miami Vice. Soon after he was co-starring with Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn in Brian De Palma's Casualties of War (1989). Four years later, De Palma cast him opposite Al Pacino and Penn in Carlito's Way. Leguizamo got a Golden Globe nomination for best supporting actor in the 1995 cult film, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. In this film, he, Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes played drag queens on a road trip from New York to Hollywood. Leguizamo just wrapped a short stint in South Florida, where he screened his new HBO special, Ghetto Klown at the Colony Theatre and presented a Spanish filmmaker at the Miami International Film Festival.