John is an open guy. He has been dating Thomas Dozol since a long time. Besides this love affair, there is no any information about his married life, his loving spouse and his wife.
As his father was an American serviceman, John spends his childhood days in several parts of the world. After attending several high schools, he finally completed his high school education in 1978 from Collinsville, Illinois. He joined University of Georgia and majored in photography and painting. In 1980, he met Peter Buck and they began writing songs. Later on they were accompanied by Bill Berry and Mike Mills and they formed the musical group R.E.M. Their debut album Murmur was released on 12th of April 1983. He is also the co-founded of C00 Films which he co founded in 1987. His net worth is said to be around $75 Million.