John Densmore
John Densmore
Celebrated Name: John Densmore
Real Name/Full Name: John Paul Densmore
Gender: Male
Age: 79 years old
Birth Date: December 01, 1944
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 ft 0 in
Weight: 70kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Leslie Neale
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is John Densmore Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Drummer, Filmmaker, Author, Actor, and Drummer
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $16 million
Last Updated: July 2024

John Paul Densmore is a legendary songwriter, musician, author, and actor. The musicians worked in every recording of The Doors. John provides several rock anthems to fans like Light My Fire, The End, and Love Me Two Times. The singer is known for his rock band, the Doors.

The actor appeared in several arts as a dancer and actor. He has written several successful plays. In 1991, he portrayed Kevin Dillon in The Doors. Paul is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Maybe you know about John Densmore every well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of John Densmore’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Paul was born on December 01, 1944, in Los Angeles, California, United States. The parents of the singer are Ray Densmore and Margaret. He studied from Santa Monica City College. Later, John takes admission from California State University.

John takes inspiration from hard jazz figures named Elvin Jones and Art Blakey.

Personal Life

On November 11, 1990, the singer married Leslie Neale. John and Leslie have one child together.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 December 1944, John Densmore is 79 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 6 ft 0 in tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


The singer started his career by joining band Psychedelic Rangers. The guitarist of the band was Rob Krieger. After some time, he begins music practice with keyboardist Ray Manzarek in group Rick and the Ravens. He joins band Rick and the Ravens after the departure of the member from the band. The singer requested John to join them. In 1965, the influential group formed.

In 1973, he was band member until the band’s dissolution. After ending of the group, he met Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger. In 1967, he became a star. The band released six studio albums and several live albums. They sold more than 100 million units across the world. In his autobiography, John stated that he would quit the band due to the bad behavior of the Morrison’s, but he returned to the group the next day. He suggested stopping touring, but the Krieger and Manzarek were against the suggestion.

On December 12, 1970, the band performed in New Orleans, which was a terrible performance. That was the last performance of the group in public. In 1971, Morrison died. The remaining member recorded two more albums for the late singer’s recorded poetry.

In 1973, he created a musical group named the Butts with Robby Krieger. After two years, the band disbanded but managed to release two albums. In the 1980s, the singer left rock and roll and began his career in dance. The musicians performed with Bess Snyder and Co. for two years. In 1984, John made his stage debut with Skins, which is a one-act play. The actor starred in Band Dreams and Bebop at Gene Dynarski Theatre. The singer produced the Be Bop A Lula with Adam Ant. The actor appeared on several TV shows and known for his role in show Square Pegs.

He appeared in Beverly Hills, 90210, in 1992. He works in several movies named Get Crazy, Dudes, and The Doors. The musicians also produced Window of Opportunity, which was a dark comedy. In 1990, he wrote an autobiography named Rider on the Storm, which was about his life with Morrison and the Doors. He worked in a documentary with Kroger and Manzarek in 2012’s Regeneration, which was directed by Amir Bar-Lev.

Awards & Achievements

The singer achieved several things in his career. In 1993, the musician inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The city of Los Angles saluted the John and The doors two times.

The singer honored by the second proclamation from Los Angles Council Member Pail Koretz in Encino Los Angles. The musicians try to create a band like The Doors, but he did not get successful.  He received a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.

Net Worth & Salary of John Densmore in 2024

John Densmore Net Worth
John Densmore Net Worth

As of July 2024, The Net worth of John Densmore is $16 million. The singer created his wealth from singing, acting, production work, and many more. He started his career with The Doors. After he left the band, John starts focusing on theatre scenes and plays. The actor also produced several games.

He appears in several movies and television shows. The actor also has written two books which are a bestseller. Densmore also received a royalty from books.  The Doors received Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

John is the most celebrated artist in the music industry. He always remembers his work with the band The Doors. Apart from singing and theatre, he is an author.


  1. John also received a Grammy nomination in 2003 with Aaron White and the band Burning Sky for “Spirits on The Wind” for Best Native American Album.


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