John Amos Net Worth

April 28, 2023
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John A. Amos Jr. was born on the 27th December 1939 in Newark, New Jersey USA, with his family roots traced back to Africa, making him an Afro-American. He is an actor and producer who has managed to amaze the world on television as well as on big screens. Some of his notable appearances include roles in “Good Times” (1974), “Coming To America” (1988) and “Die Hard 2” (1990). He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1970.

Have you ever wondered how rich John Amos is? According to sources, it is estimated that John Amos` net worth is $3 million, an amount earned through his acting career; however, he had also been recognized as a football player, before his career in the entertainment industry had begun.

 


John Amos Net Worth $3 Million


To talk about John`s early life, he attended East Orange High School, but after he had acquired his high school diploma, he enrolled in Long Beach City College, and eventually graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in sociology. During his college years, John excelled in sports, mostly football and boxing. After graduation, he continued his football career, signing with the Denver Broncos of the American Football League; however his career was cut short by injury.

John Amos’ acting career began in 1971, with his appearance in the theatre production of the comedy “Norman Is That You?”, which earned him a nomination for the Best Actor award. He continued his theatre career during the early 1970s, which culminated on Broadway in “Tough To Help”. John’s debut role on television was in the TV series “Good Times” beginning in 1974 and running for over 60 episodes, which increased his overall net worth and fame dramatically, as the series was a complete success. He continued to develop his career and to increase his net worth, soon after appearing in another TV series entitled “Roots” (1977), for which he was nominated for an Emmy award.

With his rising career in television, he earned a chance to appear on the big screens as well. He made his debut in the animated Disney film “The World`s Greatest Athlete” alongside Tim Conway and Jan-Michael Vincent. Other notable film roles which influenced his overall net worth include “The Beastmaster” (1982), “Coming To America” (1988) alongside Eddie Murphy, and “Die Hard 2” (1990) with the Hollywood star Bruce Willis among many others.

Overall, his career is very successful, as he has appeared in countless TV series as supporting actor, which has also benefited to his net worth. Other appearances include “In The House” (1995-1997), “West Wing” (1994-2008), “The District” (2000-2001), “Men In Trees” (2002-2008) and others.

His latest ventures in the entertainment industry include his appearance in the films “Act Of Faith” (2014) and “Mercy For Angels” (2015), which have also increased his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, John first married Noel J. Mickelson(1965-75) and they have two children. His second marriage was to Lillian Lehman(1978-79), with whom he also has two children, and his third marriage from which he also had two children, is to Elisabeta De Sousa-Amos.

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