John Barrowman is a Scottish and American actor, singer, dancer, and writer with a net worth of $4 million. John Barrowman was born in March 1967 in Glasgow, Scotland.
He is a dual citizen of the United States and the United Kingdom, and his family migrated to the United States in 1975. He studied performing arts at the United States International University before starring in Anything Goes in London’s West End.
Facts About John Barrowman’s Birth, Family, and Childhood
John Barrowman was born on March 11, 1967, in Glasgow, Scotland. He is the youngest child of John and Marion, with a sister Carol and a brother Andrew. His mother was a vocalist who worked as a cashier in a record store, while his father worked for Caterpillar. His family was relocated to Aurora, Illinois by his father’s employer in 1975, where his father oversaw the Caterpillar Tractor Factory.
He attended Joliet West High School, where his music and English teachers encouraged him to pursue his passion for performance and expanded his genuine artistic potential. With the help of his teachers, he was able to compete against other schools in statewide speech competitions, where he demonstrated his abilities in reciting passages from plays. As a freshman, he landed roles in Oliver!, Camelot, Hello Dolly!, Lil Abner, and Anything Goes.
He spent his senior year of high school shoveling coals for an Illinois Power business, but he disliked the job. He graduated in 1985 and became a naturalized US citizen, but he has dual citizenship in the UK and the US.
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 11, 1967 (55 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.829 m)|
|Profession:||Presenter, Actor, Singer, Dancer, Writer|
John Barrowman’s Professional Career
In 1989, John Barrowman made his professional acting debut at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, playing Billy Crocker alongside Elaine Page and Bernard Cribbins in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes.
For the next decade, he appeared in West End productions such as Matador, Hair, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard, Beauty and the Beast, and others. Barrowman has appeared on over a dozen musical theatre records, and his albums Another Side (2007) and Music (2008) have charted in the United Kingdom (2008). His self-titled album John Barrowman (2010) peaked at number 11 on the Billboard 200.
Barrowman is a TV presenter in addition to performing on stage. He hosted BBC children’s Saturday morning variety show Live and Kicking and The Movie Game (1994-1996). From 1997 to 1999, John was also a regular presenter of Channel 5’s afternoon show 5’s a Company. He hosted Pressure Pad and Small Animal Hospital for BBC One and Channel 4 from 2013-to 2014.
Lifetime Achievements and Awards
He was nominated for a Lourence Olivier Award for best actor in a musical for his performance in The Fix. He was also nominated for a BAFTA Cymru Award for his role as Captain Jack Harkness in the science fiction shows Dr. Who and Torchwood.
His theatrical background enabled him to serve as a judge in many musical talent competitions such as How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? Anything will do, and I will do anything.
Rumors and Controversy Concerning JohnBarrowman
John is frequently involved in scandals, whether it is due to his homosexuality, public statements about transgender people, or his flamboyantly dressed clothing.
His dazzling blue tardis suit has recently sparked debate among photographers and critics over whether his attitude is intended to belittle women and feminism. However, he has rejected critics, claiming that he never intended to be sexist or transphobic.
Height and weight
John Barrowman stands 6 feet tall and has an athletic body type. His hair is dark brown, and his eyes are blue. His clothing and shoe sizes are unknown.
Social Media Profile
John is active on social media. He has 520.8k Twitter followers, 1.5 million Instagram followers, and 1.1 million Facebook followers.
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