John Witherspoon Son and Net Worth 2020, Biography and Career.
John Witherspoon Son and Net Worth – John Witherspoon is an American comedian and actor who has a net worth of $8 million. John Witherspoon was born January 27, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan.
He is most widely known for the Friday series (a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Robert Lockhart). Witherspoon also starred in such films as Hollywood Shuffle (1987) and Boomerang (1992).
He went on to make appearances on television shows such as The Wayans Bros. (1995–99), The Tracy Morgan Show (2003), Barnaby Jones (1973) and The Boondocks (2005).
John Witherspoon has also wrote the film From the Old School, where he took on the role of an elderly working man who tried to prevent a neighborhood convenience store from being developed into a strip club.
After his appearance in Barnaby Jones, Witherspoon appeared in Good Times as a detective, What’s Happening!! as a D.J. and The Incredible Hulk as Tommy. In 1977, Witherspoon became a regular on the series The Richard Pryor Show, an NBC American comedy series.
This led to his appearance in WKRP In Cincinnati in 1978. In the ’80s and ’90s he appeared in Hill Street Blues, You Again?, Frank’s Place and Amen. He also made guest appearances on such shows as 227 and The Cosby Show.
He has gone on to make a showing on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central’s Weekends at the D.L. John Witherspoon has appeared in a number of music videos in the music industry, including Jay-Z’s I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) and Field Mob’s music video for their song Sick of Being Lonely.
On his 2009 comedy tour, he had 19 stops across the country and in December of 2011 John Witherspoon brought his stand-up comedy act to the stage of the Funny Bone comedy club at Harrah’s Casino in Tunica, an encore from previous years.
John Witherspoon’s Son
John Dixon Witherspoon (son)
Reese is very close with her older sibling. In 2016 she congratulated the man with his birthday through Instagram. Then Walk the Line star named him “my great big brother”.
John is the first child of Betty Witherspoon and her husband. He resides in Nashville, TN and serves as a real estate agent there. When the actress comes to her home state, she always visits her sibling. Sometimes paparazzi catch them, drinking coffee and eating doughnuts together.
In early 2000s John Dixon was accused in raping attempt. The man got drunk and tried to rape his neighbor. During the court process the man confessed, he was guilty. Mr. Witherspoon got 2 years of probation.
But nowadays John is a law-abiding man and father of two daughters, Draper and Abby James. He is happily married to Jennie Witherspoon.
As of 2020, John Witherspoon has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He makes his fortune from his career as a comedian and actor.
By the way, Reese named her clothing line “Draper James” after her nieces. Not long ago two girls posed with their mother for new collection of the company.