Judd Nelson
Judd Nelson
Celebrated Name: Judd Nelson
Real Name/Full Name: Judd Asher Nelson
Gender: Male
Age: 64 years old
Birth Date: 28 November 1959
Birth Place: Portland, Maine, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Singal
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: No
Profession: American actor
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Judd Nelson is a well-known American based actor, who is best recognized for playing the character of John Bender within The Breakfast Club. In the year 1985, he was awarded the MTV Movie Silver Bucket of Excellence Award for John Bender based role in The Breakfast Club.

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Early Life

Judd Nelson was born in the year 1952 in Portland, located in Maine. He is known to be a son of Merle, known as a court intermediary, as well as a prior associate of the Maine state legislature, and Leonard Nelson, known as a corporate lawyer.

This actor’s family is essentially Jewish, and also his father was acknowledged as the initial Jewish based president of the Portland Symphony Orchestra. This actor has two sisters, namely Eve and Julie.

He completed his schooling from St. Paul’s School running in Concord, located in New Hampshire and Waynflete School in Portland, located in Maine. He has completed a college education at Haverford College within Pennsylvania.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 November 1959, Judd Nelson is 64 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 1.78 m  tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Judd Nelson started off his career in acting during the era of the mid-1980s, featuring in Making the Grade and in Fandango along with Kevin Costner. His character played in films, namely The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo’s Fire, made him a star. Moreover, he is too famed by his association with the Brat Pack.

Nelson features in the video, i.e., St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) based music video which reached at #1 spot in the USA in the year 1985, and it was written by David Foster as well as John Parr, and it was performed by John Parr.

During the era of 21st century, Nelson has too featured in some TV series like The Outer Limits, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: NY, Las Vegas, Eleventh Hour as a psychologist researching fighters, Psych, as well as a recurring role featured in Two and a Half Men along with Charlie Sheen.

The actor has depicted as Father Charley Lock on Brookwood Sleazebags, a trial he accomplished for HBO. In the year 2012, he has performed the role of Headmaster Nash within the live-action type feature film entitled Bad Kids Go to Hell, which is centered on the best-selling type graphic novel bearing the identical name.

Awards & Achievements

Nelson has won a Golden Globe Award nomination in the category of Best Actor within a Mini-Series. This award is for his stand-out performance made inside Billionaire Boys Club, recognized as a courtroom thriller centered on real events.

During late 1988, the actor has performed as Konstantin in The Seagull at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, getting acclaim as accomplished the whole production. He has won MTV Movie Silver Bucket of Excellence Award on account of his role as John Bender in The Breakfast Club role in the year 1985.

Net Worth & Salary of Judd Nelson in 2024

Judd Nelson Net Worth
Judd Nelson Net Worth

As of April 2024, Judd Nelson has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has made most of his fortune with his appearance in many roles in the film as well as TV, and even working as a voice actor inside the animated film. He has amassed well from being an actor, producer, and screenwriter.

Right from his screen debut made in 1984 comedy entitled Making the Grade, he started earning well. He earned well by performing in a drama entitled St. Elmo’s Fire, and he has voiced a character named Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime in one animated feature film entitled The Transformers: The Movie.

Additionally, he earned excellently by serving as co-writer as well as an actor in a short 2012 film entitled The Spin Room: Super Tuesday.

Judd Nelson is one of the few accomplished and talented actors who has appeared excellently in a variety of films. Regarded as one of the central members of “Brat Pack,” he was featured in diverse coming-of-age movies during the 1980s. It is known that he presently resides in Los Angeles and likes to play golf, writing, reading, and riding a motorbike.


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