John Witherspoon Net Worth is $8 Million (as of 2020)
It has been reported that the overall amount of the current John Witherspoon net worth is as much as 8 million dollars. He has earned such a high net worth because of his career as a comedian and actor. The comedian was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1942. John Witherspoon is probably mostly known for his appearances in the series of Friday. These series not only made him internationally known, but also added up a lot to the total size of John Witherspoon net worth.
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Age:||80 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Date of birth:||Jan 27, 1942|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
In 1987 he appeared in a movie called “Hollywood Shuffle” and in 1992 he starred in another one called “Boomerang”. In addition to his appearances in films, the actor is also known from many TV shows, such as “The Wayans Bros.”, “Barnaby Jones”, “The Boondocks” and “The Tracy Morgan Show”. Thus, his appearances in films as well as in TV shows have added up a lot to the overall amount of John Witherspoon net worth.
John Witherspoon has also worked behind the scenes and one example of such work is being a writer of the film called “From the Old School”. In this film, he has also appeared as an old man who tried to prevent a neighborhood store turned into a strip club. John Witherspoon, however, is mostly known for his appearances in TV shows and films rather than the man working behind the scenes.
John Witherspoon appeared as a detective in “Good Times”. Also, he was chosen for the role of a DJ in “What’s Happening!!”. John Witherspoon has appeared in the hit film called “The Incredible Hulk”, in which he got the role of Tommy. In 1977, he got a regular part on the show called “The Richard Pryor Show” on NBC. In 1978, because of his appearance on this show, he was invited to work in WKRP in Cincinnati. In the 80s and 90s, he continued to appear in various shows, such as “Hill Street Blues”, “Amen”, “Frank’s Place” and “You Again?”.
He appeared as a guest on many shows, too, such as “The Cosby Show” and “227”. John Witherspoon has appeared in some music videos by well known artist and one example of such appearances is in the music video for the song “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)” by Jay-Z. Thus, these all mentioned appearances not only made his name more known, but also added up to the overall sum of John Witherspoon net worth.