John Goodman
John Goodman
Real Name/Full Name John Goodman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Stephen Goodman
Birth Place: Affton, Missouri, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 June 1952
Age/How Old: 72 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 120 Kg
In Pounds – 264.55 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Leslie F Goodman
Mother – Virginia Roos
Siblings: Yes (2)   Leslie Goodman and Elisabeth Goodman
School: Afton High School
College: Missouri State University
Religion: Southern Baptist
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Anna Beth Goodman
Kids/Children Name: Yes (1) Molly Evangeline Goodman)
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $75 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Christopher knew well for his acting skill as well as good dramatic nature. He has done many shows, including stage shows, theatrical shows, big screens, movies, and TV series. He was so lucky enough that he got name and fame and got public attention for his popular TV show Roseanne, in the channel called ABC, in which he played the role of Dan Conner.

You might be knowing much about this fantastic actor, John Goodman, yet to learn more about his personal life, professional life, net worth, and many more details; keep on reading this article till the end because it will be an exciting one. Indeed he achieved many things in this life, which is quite a motivational one. Without any delay, let’s start the journey of reading this article.

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Biography and Early Life

In 1952, when one of the finest actors, John Goodman, was born on the date 20 June, in a place called Affton, located in Missouri, located in the USA. His forename was John Stephen Goodman. His parent’s name is Leslie Francis Goodman, his father, and Virginia Roos, his mother. John was a couple of years old when he lost his father in a heart attack, a post worker. Due to poor financial condition, his mother, Virginia Roos, worked as a waitress in a bar named Jack and Phil’s Bar-B-Que. Later in her life, she worked in a laundry. John is gifted with two lovable siblings who are called in the name of Elisabeth, his sister, and Leslie, his brother.

He was indulged in the field of acting at his earlier age of childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Goodman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Goodman’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 20 June 1952. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 264.55 lbs in Pound and 120kg in Kilograms.


John Goodman has done his schooling at Affton High School, a famous, popular, and reputed school in his locality. He has highly interested in the sports called Football, he had played many tournaments and represented his school team in the football game. He was also interested in acting; hence he joined a Theatre to ace his acting skill.

His brilliant talent in Football helped him win a scholarship to join one of the top, reputed universities, Missouri State University, located in Springfield. As he grew up, he had left either Football or drama, and he decided to go with drama as his profession. He grabbed the opportunity to act with upcoming future Hollywood superstars, like Tess Harper and Kathleen Turner. In 1975 he graduated from the university in the course of Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John Goodman With Wife Anna Beth Goodman
John Goodman With Wife Anna Beth Goodman

Christopher was in a relationship with Annabeth Hartzog for a long time. They met for the first time, with each other, at a party organized by Tipitina. During this period, he was shooting for the movie and Everybody’s All American in New Orleans. At present, they are settled in a beautiful area of New Orleans in the Garden District. Soon, John and his wife were blessed with a girl child named Molly Evangeline Goodman. Molly is also working in the film industry as an assistant in the production field.

He is known famously for his colossal size and overweight. Once, he was around 180kg(400lb) at a certain point in his life. Soon he worked hard to lose weight, and by the year 2010, he had lost weight around 45kg (100lb). Everyone was so surprised to see him losing his weight and gaining a perfect figure.

Is John Goodman Gay?

We can not determine John Goodman to be gay. We don’t have any evidence declaring him gay in public. He has dated Annabeth Hartzog, and later, he married her. Thus at present, he is already married. Apart from this, he also has one beautiful and talented daughter named Molly Evangeline Goodman. Therefore, we can conclude that he is a straight guy, not gay.

Professional Career

At one point, John Goodman was confused about choosing his career; he was interested in both Football and Acting area. Also, his physical health at that time was not so good to support him in sports. As well, he was suffering so much from injury. Thus after a considerable dilemma, he decided to leave Football and focus his attention on the area of acting and drama. In 1975, he shifted to New York, where he used to live with his brother.

Financially there, he was helped by his brother. John worked in a bar as a waiter and bartender in a famous Theatre district bar to earn his pocket money. Here in this area, he used to shelter in an apartment every month for rent. LaterJohn got a chance to play a small role in the movie, as well John worked in various areas as a voice-over artist in film, play, and commercial. Through this, he used to earn a meager amount of making so that he can feed his hunger and give his rent.


By looking at his professional life, we can tell that he has been honored with many awards. He was lucky to be kept by many reputed institutions and also some organizations. It was his best acting skill that helped him to grab so many awards. It was the year 2007 when he received Emmy Award for Best Acting Outstanding Guest Award. He has also received the Golden Award of Globe for Best Acting in the year 1993. In 1997, he was respected by adding his name to the St. Louis Walk of Fame’s list.

Initially, when he started his career in the movie, he used to play a small role in various films. But soon, with time, he used to play significant roles. John has acted in movies as a leading actor. For this, he was recommended by Musical Drama for Featuring Best Actor. He was honored with Academy Award for the consecutive time in 2012 for Best Picture.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Goodman in 2024

John Goodman Net Worth
John Goodman Net Worth

As of 2024, he is considered the most prosperous person in his country, and the USA has a net worth of around $75 million. The significant contribution to his net worth came through his professional acting career and various shows, theatres, and drama. Also, he has accumulated some amount of his net worth by attending different events and shows all around. Yes, because of his talent and hard work, he earned this much wealth till now.

John Goodman is so lucky that he was given god gifts in acting, dramatic and theatrical skills. He has didn’t provide a point for disappointing his fans. John Goodman has got the approval and attention of many people, which gave him many fans worldwide from his theatricals skill. He has achieved all these feats through his passion, dedication, preserving, and never giving up in difficult situations. Through his acting talent, he has earned so much name and fame.


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