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Reginald VelJohnson Wiki Biography
Reginald VelJohnson was born on the 16th August 1952, in Queens, New York City USA, and is an actor and comedian, perhaps best known for his role of Carl Winslow in the sitcom “Family Matters” (1989-1998), and as Sgt. Al Powell in “Die Hard” (1988) and “Die Hard 2” (1990), which significantly increased his net worth. His career has been active since 1979.
Have you ever wondered how rich Reginald VelJohnson is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Reginald VelJohnson’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an actor in both films and TV series. In addition to appearing on screen, VelJohnson has also played in the theatre which has improved his wealth.
Reginald VelJohnson Net Worth $5 Million
Reginald Vel Johnson, Jr. was a son of Reginald Johnson, Sr., a hospital attendant, and Eve, who worked as a nurse. Reginald’s father left the family when he was 13 years old. Reginald went to Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, where he was a classmate with future porn star Ron Jeremy, and George Tenet, a later a Director of Centre Intelligence in the CIA.
After graduating from the New York University, VelJohnson made his debut in the TV movie “When Hell Freezes Over, I’ll Skate” in 1979. Later, he appeared in “Wolfen” (1981) starring Albert Finney, Diane Venora, and Edward James Olmos, “Ghostbusters” (1984) with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Sigourney Weaver, and “Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins” (1985) starring Fred Ward. His net worth was well established.
Following his early success, Reginald continued to get parts in the mid-’80’s and ’90’s, so he played in “Crocodile Dundee” (1986) with Paul Hogan, “Doing Life” (1986) with Tony Danza, and in the series “The Equalizer” (1985-1988). He had notable roles in “Die Hard” (1988) starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman, “Turner & Hooch” (1989) with Tom Hanks, and in “Die Hard 2” (1990), all of which helped him boost his career, and increase his net worth.
However, his biggest role came in the sitcom “Family Matters” (1989-1998) in which he played Carl Otis Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel in 215 episodes. He was quite busy during the filming of the series and didn’t have much time to work on other projects, but managed to get roles in Mario Van Peebles’ “Posse”(1994) and “One of Her Own” (1994). His net worth rosr considerably.
In the 2000’s, VelJohnson appeared in numerous series, such as “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2001), “Crossing Jordan” (2002), “Will & Grace” (2002), and “Ghost Whisperer” (2005). Also, he played in films “Like Mike” (2002), “Three Days to Vegas” (2007) with Peter Falk, Rip Torn, and George Segal, and “Out at the Wedding” (2007), increasing further his net worth
In the current decade, Reginald has had parts in such TV series and films as “You Again” (2010), “Mike & Molly” (2010-2013), “Hart of Dixie” (2011-2015), “TRON: Uprising” (2012-2013), “On Angel’s Wings” (2014), “The Flight Before Christmas” (2015), and most recently he completed the movie “1st Strike” (2016) with Danny Trejo, French Stewart, and James Russo.
Regarding his personal life, Reginald VelJohnson’s marital status is unknown as he successfully hides these details from the public. In 1993, he received the Spirit Award for his volunteer work with the Catholic Big Brothers organization.
|Full Name||Reginald VelJohnson|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||August 16, 1952|
|Place Of Birth||Queens, New York, U.S.|
|Height||5′ 8″ (1.73 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Writer, Soundtrack|
|Education||Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, New York University|
|Parents||Reginald Johnson, Sr., Eve Johnson|
|Movies||Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Ghostbusters, Turner & Hooch, Crocodile Dundee, Air Collision, Like Mike, Wolfen, You Again, The Mistle-Tones, Suits on the Loose, The Three Gifts, The Formula, Posse, Hidden Secrets, Death to the Supermodels, One of Her Own, Steppin: The Movie, Marriage Retreat, Strike One, Se…|
|TV Shows||Hart of Dixie, Tron: Uprising, Family Matters|
|1||Frequently plays police officers in movies and on TV|
|Die Hard (1988)||$100,000|
|1||Frequently plays characters in law enforcement. In Family Matters, Ghostbusters, Die Hard, Die Hard 2, and Turner & Hooch he played a cop, he also returned to the role of Officer Al Powell in 2 Die Hard video games.|
|2||Often confused with the late James Avery because of their similar roles on their sitcoms, voice, manner and body structure. Avery once made a walk-on appearance at the end of one episode of Family Matters (1989).|
|3||Playing opposite Angela Bassett and Courtney B Vance in the Guthrie Theater’s stage version of His Girl Friday in Minneapolis, MN. [July 2005]|
|4||Was high school classmates with porn star Ron Jeremy and former CIA director George Tenet.|
|5||Avid Marathon Runner.|
|6||Enjoys singing and dancing in his free time.|
|7||Famous for portraying the role of Carl Winslow on Family Matters (1989)|