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John Witherspoon Net Worth

John Witherspoon Net Worth

John Witherspoon net worth, wiki & biography:

American comedian and actor,John Witherspoon comes with an estimated net worth of $8 million. Funnyman John Witherspoon has parlayed a fruitful career as a standup comic right into a string of memorable film roles.

John Witherspoon Net Worth $8 Million

Born on January 27, 1942 in Detroit, MI, Witherspoon started his show business career as a model in the early ’70s before striking out on his own as a comedian. His first big break came in 1977 when he got a regular spot on Richard Pryor’s short-lived television variety series,and he started playing supporting roles on such shows as What’s Happening!, Good Times, and WKRP in Cincinnati. In 1980, Witherspoon made his film debut playing a cabaret MC in Neil Diamond’s 1980 remake of The Jazz Singer. The surprise success of Hollywood Shuffle resulted in a string of picture parts and recurring roles on television series. Witherspoon also brought his caustic sensibility to his voice work in the animated television variation of the controversial comic strip The Boondocks.

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