John Henton Biography

Updated On Jun 23, 2019 Published On Jun 23, 2019
Facts of John Henton
Date of Birth: 1960 , November-23
Birth Nation: United States
Name John Henton
Birth Name John Henton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, Comedian
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Black
Face Color Brown
Married No
Children 1
TV Show Living Single, The Hughleys
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John Henton, age 58, is an American-born actor and comedian best known for his portrayals of Overton Wakefield Jones on the Fox sitcom Living Single, and as Milsap Morris on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys. He also earned popularity making guest appearances on sitcoms One on One, The Parkers, For Your Love, Hannah Montana, and Love That Girl!.

John Henton’s Biography: Early Life & Education

John Henton was born on November 23, 1960, Cleveland, Ohio, to American parents. He is an American belonging to white ethnicity and shares the zodiac sign Sagittarius, well known for being adventurous, positive, and direct.

He has a brother named Lindsay Henton who is 30 years younger than him. Following his early education, he went to Shaw High School, where he graduated with a good degree.

John Henton’s Career

In early 1982, John Henton used to work in the day and study computer science at night. During that time, he was encouraged by one of a co-worker to try his jokes at a local comedy club’s amateur night and by his second night, he won the amateur night contest and started stand-up as a part-time.

He moved to Los Angeles in 1985 to pursue his stand-up career and by 1988, he started a stand-up career for full-time. In 1991, Henton won the Johnny Walker National Comedy Search, after experiencing for a year as a comedian.

Following the victory, Henton was spotted by Jim McCawley, comedy executive of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, who later booked him for the show.

All things considered, John Henton has briefly appeared on the sitcoms Living Single and The Hughleys, also making some guest appearances on other sitcoms such as One on One, The Parkers, For Your Love, Hannah Montana, and Love That Girl!.

How Much is John Henton’s Net Worth at Present?

John Henton’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $2 million, as of June 2019. Well, the actor has earned a decent amount from his acting career, mostly making from his stand-up career.

As a comedian, he would have made up to thousands of dollars, as the newcomer into the L.A. circuit can earn anywhere from $1,250 to $2,500 per week. While working as an actor, he would have earned around $40 thousand, yearly on average.

With such an impressive wealth, the talented artist might have owned valuable properties, house, and cars, however, the information is yet to be revealed.      

John Henton’s Personal Life: Marriage, Affair, Relationship, Children

Talking about John’s personal life, well, he is unmarried, as of 2019, but has a daughter, Nicole Simone Henton, from his secret relationship.

He currently resides in Los Angeles with his young daughter and spends his free time with his kid. The comedian has yet not revealed any details about his partner with whom, he had his child.

He had an Accident

Henton had a serious car accident in September 2000, that damaged his left eye socket, shattered both his legs, broke nine teeth, and ripped up his stomach. From the accident, his face was deformed, however, most of his facial structure was restored from the plastic surgery.

John Henton’s Age, Height, Wiki, Weight

Age: John Henton has reached the age of 58, as of 2019.

Height: He has an average height and weight.

Eye Color: The actor and comedian, has black eyes.

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John Henton facts on timeline

Born in Cleveland, Ohio

November 23 , 1960

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, actor John Henton is an American belonging to a white ethnic background.

Debuted as a Stand-up Comedian

1982

In early 1982, John Henton used to work in the day and study computer science at night. During that time, he was encouraged by one of a co-worker to try his jokes at a local comedy club’s amateur night and by his second night, he won the amateur night contest and started stand-up as a part-time.

Won the Johnny Walker National Comedy Search

1991

Henton won the Johnny Walker National Comedy Search, after experiencing for a year as a comedian.

Had a serious car accident

2000

Henton had a serious car accident in September 2000, that damaged his left eye socket, shattered both his legs, broke nine teeth, and ripped up his stomach. 

John Henton's net worth is $2 million

2019

John Henton’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $2 million, earned from his successful career as an actor and comedian.