John Stagliano Net Worth

February 28, 2023
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John Allen Stagliano was born on the 29th November 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and is a businessman as well as an adult movie director, producer and also a former pornographic actor. Under the nickname “Buttman”, he is probably best known for appearing in an eponymous series of adult movies, and is also the founder and owner of Evil Angels production company which released his works such as “The Fashionistas” and the critically acclaimed pornographic series “Voracious” among plenty of others.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this multi talented man has accumulated so far? How rich John Stagliano is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of John Stagliano’s net worth, as of late 2017, revolves around the sum of $8 million, acquired through his career in the adult entertainment business which has been active since 1976.


John Stagliano Net Worth $8 million


Apart from American, Stagliano is also of Polish and Italian origin. After matriculating from high school in 1969, he began writing erotic fictional stories for a local news paper. In 1972 John relocated to California, where he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in order to study journalism, English language as well as engineering. He later switched to studying modern and jazz dance, theater and playwriting. As a hardcore adult movies actor, Stagliano debuted in 1976, while in 1979 he became a member of male striptease troupe Chippendales. These ventures provided the basis for John Stagliano’s net worth.

In 1982 John started an adult magazine, entitled Evil Angel, while in 1983 he made his directing debut with the movie “Bouncing Buns”. In the following six years, he honed his acting, directing and producing skills, filming adult videos for other production houses before his Evil Angel started distributing his own movies. In 1989 he launched a series of adult movies entitled “The Adventures of Buttman”, and by the mid-1990s he was already considered “the godfather of hardcore gonzo porn”, as well as one of the pornographic industry’s leading producers and directors. All these successful efforts helped John Stagliano to increase the total size of his net worth by a large margin.

During his career in the adult entertainment business, which now spans over 40 years, John Stagliano has appeared in over 125 adult movies, and has also produced and directed a total of over 240 pornographic motion pictures. For his work, he has been honored with numerous rewards, including XRCO and Adult Video News awards, as well as the prestigious XBIZ Award for Man of the Year.

In the early 1997, he was diagnosed with HIV, and in 2013 his colleague, adult film actress Katie Summers, filed a lawsuit against Stagliano for not informing her about his condition. However, in 2014 the case was dropped. This wasn’t his only court appearances, as in 2008 he faced charges for obscenity which were also dismissed after two years.

When it comes to his personal life, John Stagliano has married twice – firstly to adult movie actress Krysti Lynn from 1993 to 19995, when she died in a car accident, while since 2008 he has been married to a former pornographic diva, Tricia Devereaux with whom he has welcomed a daughter. With his family, Stagliano currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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