John Melendez
John Melendez
Celebrated Name: John Melendez
Real Name/Full Name: John Edward Melendez
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: October 04, 1965
Birth Place: Massapequa, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Weight: 54kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Suzanna Keller(m,1997 div,2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Gretta Ossa Melendez, Liy Belle Melendez, and Oscar David Melendez)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is John Melendez Gay?: No
Profession: Radio Personality, Comedian, Actor, Writer, Announcer and Podcaster
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

John Edward Melendez is a famous radio personality, comedian, actor, television writer, and podcast host.  Edward is known for The Howard Stern Show from 1988 to 2004. The comedian is also known as Stuttering John.  In 2018, the actor released The Stuttering John Podcast. John asks the bold question to several celebrities.

The celebrity joined The Tonight with Jay Leno as the announcer. The actor worked as Leno’s later shows.

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Early Life & Biography

John Melendez was born on October 04, 1965, in Massapequa, New York, United States. The father of comedian was a Puerto Rican, and his mother was Danish.  The actor suffered from stutter became psychological mistreatment from his father. The comedian studied from Plain edge High School.

John bulled in school because of stuttering. The television presenter attended New York University film school. In University, he worked with a band named Rock Slide. The college roommate of John was quitting the internship with The Howard Stern Show. Hs friend favored John for a course there, and the producer hired him.

Personal Life

John married Suzanna Keller. The couple blessed with three children named Gretta Ossa Melendez, Lily Belle Melendez, and Oscar David Melendez. In 2011, the couple separated. The divorced couple finalized in 2012.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 04, 1965, John Melendez is 58 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 5 ft 8 in tall, and his weight is 54 kg.


On Howard Stern’s show, the only work of comedians was to answering phones before they went on air. The show added third market Washington, D.C with New York City and Philadelphia. The comedian gets famous when he asked confrontational questions to a celebrity at red carpets events, functions, promotional appearances, and press conferences. The question was written by Howard Stern, Fred Norris, and Jackie Martling. They asked question-related to celebrity private life.

The artist interviewed several notable people like Jennifer Flowers, Ringo Starr, and Dalia Lama. The comedian mix comic interest with his misadventure. In the 1990s, the celebrity starts receiving national highlight. In June 1994, the comedian signed a record contract with Atlantic Records. The musician’s video broadcast released on MTV’s Headbangers Ball. The comedian received $20,000 annually by Stern Show. At that time, the show has more than 15 million listeners.

John worked in off-Broadway show Tony n’Tina’s Wedding. In the show, he met his future wife, Suzanna. The actor appeared in several movies like Airheads, Meet Wally Sparks, Dude, Where’s My Car? and Osmosis Jones. In 2003, he worked in reality series I’m a Celebrity.. Get Me Out of Here!. John worked in some television episodes of Wings, Baywatch Nights, and many more.

Benza slapped the comedian on the show. Later Benza was permanently banned from the show. In 2003, the guest appeared on The Tonight Show for promoting his show I’m a Celebrity.. Get Me Out of Here. A job of correspondent offered him by Jay Leno in the late-night show. In 2004, the comedian left the show. After departure John, the show organized a competition for his replacement. The actor joined The Jay Leno Show as a writing staff.

On March 29, 2004, John debuted on The Tonight Show. He was called John Melendez in the show. The comedian appeared in the show regularly in comedy sketches and correspondent pieces. The radio host became the executive producer and on-air contributor to The Stephanie Miller Show.

In 2017, the comedian announced he would take part in the election U.S Senate for California, but later, he withdraws from the election. In 2018, the comedian launched his podcast. The actor prank-called the White House on June 28, 2018, he pretends to Senator from New Jersey.  President Donald Trump, called John while traveling on Air Force One. In 2018, the comedian released book Easy for You to Say.

Awards & Achievements

The radio did not receive a nomination for any award.

Net Worth & Salary of John Melendez in 2024

John Melendez Net Worth
John Melendez Net Worth

As of July 2024, The net worth of John Melendez is $4 million. The comedian created his money as a television writer, radio personality, and on-air personality on the Howard Stern Show. The artist asked the question to several celebrities. He once gets slapped on the show. The first of John was The Howard Stern Show.

The radio host prank-called the White House. John is a famous person in the Stuttering Foundation.

Howard suffered from a stutter, but that did not stop him from achieving goals. He helps children with the same problem.



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