John Witherspoon

United States

John Witherspoon Bio

Who is John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon is an American comedian and actor also known as “Spoon” born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He also known by the nicknames of Johnny Witherspoon and “mexico” John Witherspoon. He has worked in over 28 movies and 20 television shows.

Early Life (Childhood)

John Witherspoon was one of 11 children born to their parents. He and his brother William grew up enjoying music and continued his passion for music and learned to play trumpet and French horn.

Interesting Facts

Comedian John Witherspoon has parlayed a successful career as a standup comic into a series of memorable film roles. He has a net worth of $8 million. He is 5 feet 11 Inch.

Personal Life

John Witherspoon married Angela Robinson Witherspoon in 1988. They have two children and their names are John David Witherspoon and Alexander Witherspoon.


Although Comedian John Witherspoon hasn’t received any award but he was nominated as An Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series “The Tracy Morgan Show”.


In 2012 August 9, there was a false rumors of his demise. "What the Hell y'all talking bout on Here?!??" the 70-year-old tweeted and "I ain't 'DEAD' I'm in Ft Lauderdale at the Hard Rock Cafe Gettin dat Paper."