- Name: Reginald VelJohnson
- Age: 64 years old
- Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $5 Million
- Status: Alive
Reginald VelJohnson is an American film/television actor and comedian. He rose to prominence as “Carl Winslow” in the ABC sitcom Family Matters. His film credits include Die Hard (1988), Posse (1993) and Turner & Hooch (1989). VelJohnson was born on August 16, 1952 in Queens, New York. His mother, Eve, was a nurse, and his father, Reginald, a hospital attendant. He has a younger brother named Barry. VelJohnson attended Benjamin N. Cardozo High School followed by New York University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater.
VelJohnson got a feel for acting while attending high school. He starred in his class production of The King and I. He was classmates with adult-film star Ron Jeremy. VelJohnson made his film debut in the crime horror, Wolfen (1981). He played a police officer in Ghostbusters (1984) and a limo driver in Crocodile Dundee (1986). VelJohnson held a supporting role as sergeant “Al Powell” in Die Hard (1988) starring Bruce Willis. The role was reprised in Die Hard 2 (1990). VelJohnson wrote, produced and starred in the short film, Sunday Evening Haircut (2005). Other notable films include Posse (1993) with Stephen Baldwin, Turner & Hooch (1989) with Tom Hanks, and You Again (2010) with Kristen Bell.
VelJohnson appeared in three episodes of the crime drama series, The Equalizer (1985-88). He landed his breakout role as “Carl Winslow” in the ABC sitcom, Family Matters. The series ran from September 1989 to July 1998 for a total of 215 episodes. VelJohnson held a recurring role as “Cornelius Strickland” in I’m in the Band (2009-11) and as “Dash DeWitt” in Hart of Dixie (2011-15). His television credits also include Tron: Uprising and Mike & Molly. His stage credits include, A Christmas Carol, Hamlet, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Reginald VelJohnson is 5ft 8in tall and he’s of African-American descent. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million. VelJohnson’s mother remarried when he was 15 years old. His stepfather was John Riley.
Reginald VelJohnson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Reginald Vel Johnson, Jr.
- Birthday: August 16, 1952
- How Old : Age: 64 years old
- Place of Birth: Queens, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian
- Years Active: 1979-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $5 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive