Reginald VelJohnson Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Reginald VelJohnson Biography
  • Name: Reginald VelJohnson
  • Age: 65 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: 65 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
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  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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