John C. McGinley Net Worth

May 24, 2023
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John Christopher McGinley was born on the 3rd August 1959, in New York City, USA of Irish descent. He is an actor, director, producer, screenwriter and author, who became known portraying Dr. Perry Cox from the television series “Scrubs” (2001 – 2010). Moreover, he is a spokesman for the National Down Syndrome Society, and for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. McGinley has been active in the entertainment industry since 1985.

How much is the wealth of the actor? As authoritative sources estimate, the overall size of John C. McGinley’s net worth is over $12 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.


John C. McGinley Net Worth $12 Million


To begin with, McGinley was the son of teacher Patricia and stockbroker Gerald McGinley, and grew up with his four siblings in Millburn, New Jersey, where he attended Millburn High School where he also played football. Subsequently, John studied drama at Syracuse University, and later at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts. During his training, he worked in various fields, including in various off-Broadway and Broadway productions.

Concerning his professional career, he debuted on the big screen creating a small role in the comedy film “Sweet Liberty” (1986) written and directed by Alan Alda. Then he landed a role in the Academy Awards winning film “Platoon” (1986) directed by Oliver Stone, loved by cinema goers as the box office grossed $138.5 million. Afterwards, he appeared in the main cast of many films, including “Talk Radio” (1988) and “Fat Man and Little Boy” (1989). In 1989, the film “Suffering Bastards” was also released which was scripted by McGinley; moreover, he landed the role of Buddy Johnson in the same film.

John C. McGinley landed supporting roles in the science fiction action film “Highlander II: The Quickening” (1991) directed by Russell Mulcahy, the war drama film “A Midnight Clear” (1992) by Keith Gordon and the thriller “Hear No Evil” (1993). He starred in the dramedy film “Article 99” (1992), before in 1993 producing the film “Watch It”. To add more, McGinley has increased his net worth starring in the films “On Deadly Ground” (1994), “Car 54, Where Are You?” (1994), “Seven” (1995), “Colin Fitz Lives!” (1997), “Intensity” (1997), “The Animal” (2001), “Stealing Harvard” (2002) and others. His net worth improved steadily.

It is worth mentioning the fact the McGinley won the Festival Directors Award in the Method Fest 2006 for his work in “Two Tickets to Paradise”. Lately, John landed a supporting role in “Kid Cannabis” (2014), and appeared in the main cast of the comedy “Get a Job” (2016). Currently, he is working on the set of upcoming films “The Belko Experiment” and “The Good Catholic”.

Furthermore, John McGinley has played many roles in television productions, the most notable being the role of Dr. Perry Cox in the television series “Scrubs” (2001–2010), for which role John was nominated for TCA and Satellite Awards. Currently, he has a regular role in the comedy series “Ground Floor” (2013–present).

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he married Lauren Lambert in 1997 and they have a son who has Down Syndrome; the two divorced in 2001. In 2007, he married yoga instructor Nicole Kessler, and the family now has two daughters.

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