John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Celebrated Name: John Lithgow
Real Name/Full Name: John Arthur Lithgow
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 19 October 1945
Birth Place: Rochester, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.93 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jean Taynton (m. 1966–1980) and Mary Yeager (m. 1981)
Children: Yes (Ian Lithgow, Nathan Lithgow, and Phoebe Lithgow)
Profession: Actor, singer cum musician
Net Worth in 2024: $55 million
Last Updated: June 2024

John Arthur Lithgow is a renowned American actor, singer cum musician. He is an author as well. This celebrity has an experience to work on stages, television as well as in movies. In his life, he won 6 Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Award twice. John Lithgow is best known for his appearance in 3rd Rock from the Sun; the famous television show aired from 1996 to 2001. Here he played the role of Dick Solomon and won the hearts of millions of people. This celeb is also known for his unique performance in the film Blow Out.

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Early Life

John Lithgow was born on 19th October 1945 in Rochester, New York, USA, to Sarah Jane and Arthur Washington Lithgow III. His father was a director and theatrical producer. He runs a theatre named McCarter Theatre situated in Princeton, New Jersey. His mother was a former actress. From his early childhood, John had to move from place to place for his father’s work schedule. He lived in Yellow Springs, Ohio, for some time with his parents, along with his siblings. He spent his teen years in Lakewood, and Akron Ohio.

He attended Princeton High School in Princeton, New Jersey. John enrolled in Harvard College and completed his graduate degree in history. He graduated in literature in 1967. In his education life, John got a scholarship to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. During graduation time, he lived in Adams House.

In 1966 John tied his knot with Jean Taynton, who is a teacher by profession. In 1972 this couple blessed with a child Ian. John divorced Jean in 1980 when he got involved in a relationship with Liv Ullmann, who is an actress. Next year he got married to Mary Yeager, UCLA history professor. He has two children with Mary named Nathan and Phoebe.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 October 1945, John Lithgow is 78 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.93 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


John Lithgow is a famous actor who proved himself as a successful man in the world. He started his professional journey in 1972. He performed his debut on stage in The Changing Room in 1973.

He is a renowned television actor since 1996. He played a role in The Day After, an American telefilm in 1983. He appeared in the Amazing Stories anthology series from 1985 to 1987. John made a guest appearance on How I Met Your Mother. Other than this, he appeared in a historical drama series named The Crown in 2016.

He has an impact on children’s literature, including his books and albums for children. He wrote some notable books, including Marsupial Sue, Holiday, Carnival of the Animals, 52 Unexpected Ways to Make a Birthday, Micawber, 101 Ways to Entertain, and Inspire Your Kids, I’m a Manatee and so on.

Awards & Achievement

John Lithgow achieved many awards as well as respect in his life. In 1973 he got Tony and Drama Desk Award in the category of the best-featured actor in a play for his performance in The Changing Room. In 1985 he got Drama Desk Awards and 1997 he received American Comedy Awards as well as a Golden Globes Awards. In 2002 he got a Tony Award for the Best Leading Actor for a musical. In 2010 he received Golden Globes Awards for Dexter. He got nominations for Grammy awards three times.

Net Worth & Salary of John Lithgow in 2024

John Lithgow Net Worth 2019As of June 2024, John Lithgow is a famous actor, singer, poet cum author who has an estimated net worth of $55 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his acting career as well as from the writing. His performance helps him to raise his earnings day by day.

John Lithgow is of French, English, and Scottish ancestry. John Lithgow belongs to an educated and wealthy cultural background family. When he was a college-goer, he decided to choose his career as an actor. As a professional, he is associated with works related to children. He is associated with some philanthropic works, as well.


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