About John Leguizamo
It has been stated that the overall amount of John Leguizamo net worth is 25 million dollars, according to recent calculations. John Leguizamo became famous because of his career as a stand-up comedian. In addition to this career, he has also started acting, singing and rapping as well as producing. As an actor, he has appeared in various stage productions as well as TV shows and films and these appearances served as important sources of John Leguizamo net worth. John Leguizamo has also worked as a voice actor in some TV animated shows.
He started his career as a comedian as most of them – as a stand-up comedian in various nightclubs. John Leguizamo was born in 1964 in Bogota, Colombia. When he was 4 years old, John Leguizamo moved to live to the United States. John Leguizamo has also stated that Hispanic Americans are now living much better and have better lifestyle conditions than some of them had when he started to perform in the 1980s. Also, he has added that they are still not there where they should be.
One of his first appearances on TV was when he was chosen for a part in the TV show called “Miami Vice” in 1984. In 1989, he appeared in the production by Brian De Palma called “Casualties of War”, where he appeared next to such big stars as Sean Penn and Michael J. Fox. In 1993 he appeared in one more production made by Brian De Palma called “Carlito’s Way”, where he appeared next to Sean Penn and Al Pacino. Thus, these productions have also increased the overall sum of John Leguizamo net worth.
In 1995, John Leguizamo appeared in a film called “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar” and his appearance in this one was praised a lot. In addition, he became a nominee of a Golden Globe award in the category of the best supporting actor. In this film, he was chosen for a role of a drag queen who was travelling from New York to Hollywood together with two other drag queens, played by Wesley Snipes and Patrick Swayze.
One of his most recent projects has been filming the project called “Ghetto Klown” which is scheduled to be broadcasted on the HBO channel. Also, he has participated at the Miami International Film Festival. Thus, it does not seem that his career in comedy will slow down any time soon.