John Henton Biography, Career, Nominations, Movies and TV shows

John Henton Biography

John Henton was born on 23 November 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius is an American actor and comedian. John belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

John Henton Age

Henton Was born in November 23, 1960, He is 59 years as of 2019

John Henton Wife

He was dating his co-star Michele Delaney who is 18 years younger than him. Despite having a vast difference in age

John Henton Daughter

John and Michele share a daughter named Nicole Simone. The former duo welcomed their daughter on 8 March 2004. Nicole is the only child of the couple

John Henton Education

As per John  early education, we do not know where he went to elementary school. But his high school was at Shaw High School which is the only high school in East Cleveland School District. Did John Henton go to college? There is no information available on whether he did or not.

John Henton Career

Henton is an avid Cleveland Browns fan, as noted on the television series, Living Single. Henton never entertained the thought of a career in comedy. In 1982, while working during the day and studying computer science at night, Henton was urged by a co-worker to try his jokes at a local comedy club’s amateur night.

By his second night, Henton won the amateur night contest and began stand-up part-time. Henton made the move to Los Angeles in 1985 and by 1988, started his stand-up career full-time.

After taking his comedy on the road for a year and winning the 1991 Johnny Walker National Comedy Search, Henton was spotted by The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson comedy executive Jim McCawley, who booked him for a performance on the show. As he finished his set, Henton looked to Carson for his approval and received much more. Henton was called over to take a seat on the coveted couch where Carson asked him if he had an agent. To Henton’s reply of “no”, Carson mugged, “Well you will after tonight.” It was a performance which Henton says gave his career a “serious jump-start.”

 Henton’s Car Accident Leaves Him Eye Socket

In September 2000 Henton was involved in a serious car accident that “destroyed his left eye socket, shattered both of his legs, broke nine teeth and ripped up his stomach.” His face was badly deformed by the incident, though extensive plastic surgery restored most of his facial structure.

Henton currently resides in Los Angeles. He spends his free time with his young daughter Nicole Simone Henton.


John Henton’s Salary & Net Worth

Henton makes an excellent earning and has maintained a huge net worth from his successful acting career. He appeared in several movies and tv series which helps him establish a decent amount of money. However, he has not disclosed his exact net worth and salary in front of the media. As per some source, the average salary of an actor is $50,529 per year.

Similarly, Henton is also a writer and producer and he might earn a handsome amount of money. As a screenwriter, he earned $72,414. Therefore, he is living a lavish life with his family and daughter.

John Henton Nominations

  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
    2002, 2001 · The Hughleys
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
    1996 · Living Single

John Henton Movies and TV shows

  • Living Single
  • The Hughleys
  • Black in the 80s
  • Just for Laughs: Stand-Up: Vol. 1: Best of the Uptown Comics

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Interesting Facts of John Henton

  1. Henton is active in the television industry since 1982.
  2. He loves to spend his spare time with his daughter, Nicole Simone Henton.
  3. He loves to observe nature and often sits quietly being himself.
  4. John has produced the Silent Bomb in 1994.
  5. At present, he resides in Los Angeles, the United States.