John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo
Real Name/Full Name John Alberto Leguizamo
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Leguizamo
Birth Place: Bogota, Colombia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 July 1964
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –   Alberto Leguizamo
Mother –   Luz Leguizamo
Siblings: 3-Sergio, Emily and Marie Leguizamo
School: Joseph Pulitzer High School and Murry Bergtraum High School
College: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: Columbian
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Justine Maurer (m. 2003), Yelba Osorio (m. 1994–1996)
Kids/Children Name: Lucas Leguizamo, Allegra Leguizamo
Profession: Standup comedian, actor, and producer
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: April 2024

John Alberto Leguizamo, commonly known as John Leguizamo, has earned major popularity by being an actor. He is also a stand-up comedian who has performed in front of a packed audience. He also serves as a producer and screenwriter. He became a household name when he was seen in Super Mario Bros as a supporting character. He also has his voice for the famous animated series called the Ice Age. It would not be surprising to know that John has been in over 75 movies and has produced ten films.

Well, how well do you know about John Leguizamo? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Leguizamo’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John Leguizamo to date.

Biography and Early Life

John was born on 22nd July 1964. He was a native of Bogotá, Colombia. He is the son of Alberto Leguizamo and Luz Leguizamo. He was raised along with his three siblings. By the time John was four, they had relocated to New York and resided in Queens.

As he was a Latino, he had to face a lot of bullying from the neighborhood kids. From early childhood, he was always into comedy and would often entertain his fellow mates. His friends gave him the title of being the most talkative one in the entire school. He also loved theatre.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Leguizamo in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Leguizamo’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 22 July 1964. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


John went to the Joseph Pulitzer High School. He has also attended the Murry Bergtraum High School. To pursue a career in theatre, he then went to NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. However, he never completed his graduation and had to drop out in order to pursue standup comedy.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John Leguizamo With Wife Justine Maurer
John Leguizamo With Wife Justine Maurer

John first started dating Yelba Osorio, who was an actress. They tied the knot in 1994. However, their marriage did not last for an extended period, and then they got divorced just after the two years of marriage. He then started dating Justine Maurer, who was a costume designer, and then they got married grandly in 2003. the couple was blessed with one son and a daughter. The happy family resides in Manhattan.

Is John Leguizamo Gay?

No, John Leguizamo is definitely not gay as we know of now. He has been married to two women in his wife and is blessed with two children. Thus, it clearly states that his sexual orientation is straight, and has no intention of being involved with a man.

Professional Career

John was first practicing the stand-up comic skills and was seen in many nightclubs. He was first seen in Miami Vice, where he played a minor role. Likewise, he did many small parts in multiple films. Back in 1992, he got his big break when he got an opportunity to be a part of Super Mario Bros, and here he was given a chance to play a lead role. This opened new horizons of possibilities for him, and from this, his success was continual.

He was given a big part in the Carlito’s Way in the same year. Then he got the vast opportunity to be part of Romeo and Juliet and also had a chance to dub Sid the Sloth in the Ice Age Series. He has also appeared in numerous television shows. He was also a part of the famous John Wick Series that was immensely loved by audiences all over the world.


John, for his magnificent contribution to theatre, has earned has won many awards and recognition. He has been honored with the Alma Awards thrice. He has also received the Outer Critics Circle Award twice. He has won the Emmy Awards and also the Special Tony Awards in 2018.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Leguizamo in 2024

John Leguizamo Net Worth
John Leguizamo Net Worth

The net worth of John Leguizamo is estimated in 2024 and found to be $30 million as of 2024. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful actor, comedian, and producer. He has worked in some blockbuster movies of box office such as Ice and Critical Thinking, which helped him raise his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • John has always represented him as a part of Mestizo’s heritage.
  • He loves to speak Spanish and has appeared in the Spanish Act of Cronicas.

John Leguizamo, with his fantastic comic and theatric skills, has earned great success in his life. With sheer dedication and hard work, he has reached some great heights in Hollywood. He has achieved success and love in multiple fields and deserves all of our respect.


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