John Started his career as an actor with a regular role in a television series named 'Guiding Light' in 1980 where he played Dr. Kelly Nelson. The role gained him a wide appreciation for his acting skill and admirers for his dark handsome and lean look. Following his television debut, Shipp appeared with more prominent roles in various others daily soaps like Santa Barbara, One life to live, All My Children, Fantasy Island and much more.
However, Shipp rose to fame only after he appeared with a title role in 1990 television series The Flash. Besides television, John is also a film actor and made his Hollywood debut in 1990 with The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter.
John Wesley Shipp is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Even at the age of 61 Shipp is unmarried and is living a bachelor's life, however, rumors are high regarding him having secret affair and wife, none of which have confirmed true. The actor currently holds the net worth of around U.S $2 million.