John Witherspoon born as John Weatherspoon is an American comedian and actor famed for his work in movies like Friday (1995), Next Friday (2000) and Little Nicky (2000). Blessed with a successful career, John is enjoying a happy married life with wife Angela Robinson.
John Witherspoon was born on January 27, 1942, in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America as John Weatherspoon. He later changed his surname to "Witherspoon. John is one of the eleven children of his parents. He has one older sibling, William Witherspoon, went on to become a songwriter in Detroit for Motown.
In his childhood days, Witherspoon did occasional work as a model. Since the 1960s, he began his interest towards comedy. And from that time on, he began his career as a stand-up comedian. His comedian career acted as a bridge for his acting career. John Witherspoon first appeared on the 1970s CBS television show Barnaby Jones
He also made many friends while he was in this business like Tim Reid (while working on WKRP in Cincinnati and The Richard Pryor Show), Robin Williams (on The Richard Pryor Show), Jay Leno, and David Letterman.
He earned a lot from his acting career and also as a comedian. For movie Friday After Next (2002) alongside Ice Cube, he received around $1,000,000, and he has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2018, though has kept the property details undercover.
John is a married man. He married Angela Robinson in 1988. The couple has 2 children together named John David and Alexander Witherspoon. He is not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs and is not rumored to having any girlfriend. He is being a loving and humble spouse to his wife, Angela Robinson and lives in Sherman Oaks, California, US.