John Goodman Biography

Updated On Sep 09, 2018 Published On Jun 01, 2016
Facts of John Goodman
Date of Birth: 1952 , June-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name John Goodman
Birth Name John Stephen Goodman
Father Leslie F. Goodman
Mother Virginia Roos
Nationality American
Birth Place/City St. Louis, Missouri
Ethnicity European American
Profession Actor
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $56-65 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light brown
Weight in KG 136 kgs
Famous for Roseanne
Married Yes
Married to Annabeth Goodman (m. 1989)
Children 1
Divorce Not Yet
Education Missouri State University
Awards Golden Globe, American Comedy Awards
Movies Spring Break '83, Atomic Blonde, Captive State, Trolls World Tour
TV Show Alpha House, Roseanne, The Conners, Grace Under Fire, Sesame Street
Sisters Elisabeth Goodman
Siblings Leslie Goodman
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John Goodman is an American actor born on 20 June 1952 as John Stephen Goodman. He was born in Affton, St. Louis Missouri. His father, Leslie Francis Goodman died when he was two years old. His mother Virginia Ross was a waitress and store clerk.

He has a brother, Leslie Goodman and has a sister, Elisabeth Horvath. He is of mixed ethnicity, Irish, English, Welsh, and German ancestry and he is of an American nationality. In his early age, he played football and later excelled in doing movies and TV shows. 

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The 66 years old John Goodman is married to his girlfriend turned wife Annabeth Hartzog since 1989. He has one child; a daughter named Molly Evangeline Goodman from his wife. 

John Goodman has no known extramarital affairs. Similarly, he is not divorced from his wife and has no girlfriend. He is happily married and living a blissful life with his loving wife and daughter, as a perfect family.

He is famous for his huge height and weight. He was nearly 181 kg but he reduced 45 kilograms to come to a whopping 136 kilograms. He is in good shape now.  He is a big fella with a height of a 6 ft. and 2 inches tall. For his huge height, John Goodman has quite a built-up physique. 

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He has a good following in social media. He has a huge fan following around the globe. He used to be a heavy drinker. It severely affected his life and relationship with his friends. He went through a strict health regime. And, now, he has resurrected his career.

John Goodman is actively involved in voice acting, comedy, and in big movies and TV shows. He debuted in acting with a 1983 movie, Eddie Macon's Run, in which he portrayed the role of Herbert. The same year he also appeared in the movie The Survivors.

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Following his roles in movies and TV shows, Josh has been able to get 158 acting credits under his name. His latest appearances are in the TV series and films including Roseanne, LEGO The Incredibles, Black Earth Rising, The Conners, and The Righteous GemstonesIn the year 2018, John Goodman will be also seen in a fantasy/thriller, Captive State

Apart from his acting career, he has also been a part of several video games such as Pyst, Monster, Inc. Scream Arena, Cars Race-O-Rama, and Lego The Incredibles. From his career, he has won a Golden Globe Award with other 29 wins and 71 nominations. 

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Although the exact figure of John Goodman's net worth is unknown, it is estimated that he has around $56 million as his total net worth. However, some other tabloids also suggest that he has a net worth of around $65 million. He has a house in Pacific Palisades, California. According to the assets evaluation, his home has a value of around $4.6 million

In 2013, John Goodman recieved a salary of $100K per episode from the TV show, Alpha House. Similarly, in 2000, his salary for the entire first season of Norman Ohio was $4.4 million. His recent salary for the TV sitcom Roseanne was around $250K per episode. 

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He has been promoting a brand name Marvin Traub Associates, it helps in promoting the brands for the actors, musician-athlete, and other famous personalities. 

He was drawn into the Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, on which customers have organized to support the fast-food chain, whose chief executive publically state opposition to same-sex marriage. He gathered controversies for not supporting the same-sex marriage or gay marriage through the video of Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

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Born In StLouis, Missouri

June 20 , 1989

His dad name was Leslie Francis Goodman, his mom name was Virginia Roos. He has a sister, Elisabeth Horvath, and a sibling Leslie. He is of Irish, English, Welsh and German starting point. He is from St. Louis, Missouri. He concentrated on in Affton High School where he was included in football and acting.

Married to Annabeth Hartzog


He has been married him to her. They both have a daughter. He is very dedicated husband. He had no affairs and divorce unlike the other celebrities.  She helped him from getting out of alcoholism. Her daughter name is Molly Evangeline Goodman.

Received Bachelors of Fine Arts


He played football and excelled in acting in his initial days. He is near his companions. He has earned football grant to Missouri State University. He concentrated on dramatization after an injury which demolished his football vocation.

Small Role Eddie Macon's Run


In his beginning of his career, he had little part in this film. Amid this period he was involved in theater, featuring Big River from 1985 to1987. Goodman started landing motion pictures parts, starting with a little part. This gave a kick begin in his vocation.

Appeared in a commercial to Raise Awareness Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill


He appeared in a commercial to raise the awareness of Deep-water horizon oil spill also called BP oil spill, the Gulf of Mexico Oil spill. He was co-starred with Sandra Bullock, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Jack Del Rio, Dre Bree’s, Emeril Lagasse, James Carville and Blake Lively.

Arachnophobia Role of Delbert McClintock


Arachnophobia is a 1990 American violence film facilitated by Frank Marshall and highlighting Jeff Daniels and John Goodman. It was the fundamental film released by Hollywood Pictures. It's music made by Trevor Jones. The story focuses on a newfound Venezuelan creepy crawly being transported to a little American town that delivers another type of lethal bugs which start slaughtering the town's inhabitant one by one.

Best Actor- Won Satellite Awards


It is a comedy Political satire, created by and written by Garry Trudeau. An Alpha House is an American Political satire television. The show stars John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy and Mak Consuelo’s. The show premiered on on April 19 2013

Animated Party Central


Party Central is a 2013 Pixar PC energized short coordinated by Kelsey Mann. It is set between beast's college and creatures Inc. it initially debuted on DV. It highlighted the voice of Billy Crystal, John Goodman a Peter Sohn. In a post-credit scene, the couple wakes their child Timmy and inquires as to whether they can lay down with him, saying that there are beasts in their storeroom.

Film Love the cooper


Love the Cooper is an American Christmas comedy film, directed by Jessie Nelson and Witten by Jessie Nelson he film stars ensemble cast including Alan Akin... As Sam (John Goodman) and Charlotte (Diane Keaton) are to have divorce after forty years of marriage, Charlotte wants to have one last Christmas in her family to enjoy and remember as the perfect Christmas.

American Comedy award. Roseanne


Roseanne is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from October 18, 1989 to May 20, 1997. The show revolved around the corners, an Illinois working -class family. The series reached no 1 in the Nielsen Rating. John Goodman was one of the major characters as Rosanne Barr.

Net Worth Update


As of 2018, John Goodman has an estimated net worth of $65 million. He has a house in Pacific Palisades costing around $4.6 million

Upcoming Movies and TV shows

August 17 , 2018

John Goodman will share the screen, on Captive State, with Vera Farmiga and Ashton Sanders. The fantasy/thriller will be made on a budget of $25 million and will hit the theaters in 2019.