Johnny Whitaker
Johnny Whitaker
Celebrated Name: Johnny Whitaker
Real Name/Full Name: John Orson Whitaker Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 64 years old
Birth Date: December 13, 1959
Birth Place: Van Nuys, California
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75m
Weight: 83 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Symbria Wright (div. 1988)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Johnny Whitaker Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Johnny Whitaker is a famous actor who is known for his TV and movie performances from a young age. From the year 1966 till 1971, he played the role of Jody Davis in FAMILY AFFAIR. He has also played a lead role in THE LITTLEST ANGEL. He gained a lot of attention when be played the role of TOM SAWYER’S musical version.

Maybe you know about Johnny Whitaker very 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 Johnny Whitaker’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

He was born on 13th December in 1959 in the year 1959 in Van Nuys in California. He is the son of John O. Whitaker Sr. and Thelma Whitaker. He is the fifth child among eight children of his parents. He has spent his childhood in his hometown and went to school in Los Angeles only. He took admission to Brigham Young University after completing high school.

Personal Life

When he became an adult, he had to struggle a lot with alcohol and drug addiction. His family also cut off contact from him during an intervention. They said that they wouldn’t contact him until he got help for his addiction. He agreed to his family and then joined a program.

After getting rid of the addiction, he became a certified founder and counselor of an NGO for addicts. In the year 2011, he revealed that he hasn’t drunk and has been sober from the last 13 years. He got married to Symbria Wright in the year 1984, but due to some indifferences, they took divorce in 1988. After this, he never revealed anything about his relationships. He might be single as there is no news of him having kids or getting married.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on December 13, 1959, Johnny Whitaker is 64 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 83kg.


He was just three years old when he started his career. He took part in a TV commercial and then he worked in many more advertisements after it. In the year 1965, he got the role of Scotty Baldwin in GENERAL HOSPITAL soap opera. In the year 1966, he participated in a movie; THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING.

In the same year, he started working in a family affair and worked in it till 1971. In the year 1972, he worked in the films, SNOWBALL EXPRESS, and THE BISCUIT EATER. In the year 1977, he worked in THE MAGIC PONY. In the year 1973, he worked in the musical TAM SAWYER’s version for which he got a lot of praise. In an interview, he also told me that he has worked as a computer consultant.

After this, he joined at Los Angeles talent agency named Whitaker entertainment, which was owned by his sister. In the year 2012, he became co-host and co-producer of the show, THE Dr. ZOD, and JOHNNY SHOW. It was a radio talk show but didn’t run for long. In the year 2016, he gave cameo appearance in SIGMUND AND THE SEA MONSTERS.

He hasn’t completely retired from the acting world, but he doesn’t work like before. These days, he only takes roles that give him ultimate satisfaction. His professional life has always been great, but nothing much is known about his personal life. He is a person who is more focused on his career and doesn’t like to talk about other useless things.

Awards & Achievements

He hasn’t won many awards, but he has achieved a lot of fame and wealth. He is loved by his fans from all over the world for some of his best roles. In the year 1999, he got YOUNG ARTIST FORMER CHILD STAR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. He might win more awards in the future because talent only increases with age.

Net Worth & Salary of Johnny Whitaker in 2024

Johnny Whitaker Net Worth
Johnny Whitaker Net Worth

As of July 2024, the net worth of Johnny Whitaker is around $3 million, which he has earned by working as a singer and an actor. His professional career began when he was just three years old due to which he has been able to collect a huge amount of wealth.

Johnny Whitaker has been a kind-hearted person who has always helped people around him. When he suffered from alcohol addiction, he decided to help others by becoming a certified counselor. He got married once, but then he is living a single life. He is a great person by heart and has managed his career well. He doesn’t like to stay in the limelight due to which he is never involved in controversies and never seen in public. He hasn’t won awards even after contributing so much to the entertainment world, but there are chances that he will win few awards in the future for his remarkable contribution.


  1. I met Johnny in Los Angeles, I thought when I saw him what a wonderful young man, I won’t say what he was doing in Los Angeles, because he is a personable young man, but To me he is the kind of young man I would love my son to emulate, That was a long time ago when I believe he was about 19 or 20 years old. I still love to see Family Affair.


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