Johnny Brown Net Worth 2024: Income, Salary, Career, Bio

Johnny Brown was an American actor and singer who has a net worth of $2 million. He is well recognized for his performances in nightclubs and on stage, as well as his appearances on the tv show Laugh-in as a recurring character.

Brown was known for his chubby frame, large enticing grin, changeable facial emotions, and easygoing, amiable humorous demeanor, to name a few traits. On the CBS comedy Good Times in the 1970s, Brown played “Nathan Bookman,” a construction supervisor.

Johnny Brown’s Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth:$2 Million
Age:84 Years Old
Country:United States
Born:June 11, 1937
Salary:$250 Thousand
Last Updated:2024

Johnny Brown‘s Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024$2 Million
Net Worth in 2023$1.8 Million
Net Worth in 2022$1.5 Million
Net Worth in 2021$1.3 Million
Net Worth in 2020$1 Million

Early Life

Johnny Brown was born in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 11, 1937. He was wedged to June Brown. Sharon Brown and John Brown jr are his children. On March 2, 2022, he passed away. There is not much information about his education and family.


His earliest biggest role was as a recurring character of the tv show Laugh-in, as a nightclub publicist and performer. Brown has also been on The Flip Wilson Show, The Jeffersons, Family Matters, Sister, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Wayans Brothers, and Martin, among other shows.

In the 1970 movie The Out-of-Towners, Brown portrayed a railroad dining car server. Brown played a railroad dining car server in the 1970 film The Out-of-Towners. When Brown was a kid in Harlem, he attended school alongside Walter Dean Myers.

Brown appeared in a television commercial for the Papermate Write Brothers pen in the 1970s. Brown played a schoolteacher who pushes his chorus of kids to use this pen for their school assignments in an extended musical piece titled “Write On, Brothers, Write On.”

Brown’s voice was used to introduce the Comedy Stew: The Best of Redd Foxx compilation album in 1997. Brown recounts in the prologue how Norman Lear considered Brown for the character of Lamont in Sanford and Son, but he was unavailable due to a previous engagement to Laugh-In.


Following a tour with Sam “The Man” Taylor in 1958, Johnny Brown started performing independently in 1961. ‘Walkin’, Talkin’, Kissin’ Doll’ b/w ‘Sundown’ was his first Columbia Records release in 1961. He had just been 23 for a brief duration at the time.

The advertising edition came with a special insert describing his background. “You’re Too Much in Love With Yourself” b/w “Don’t Dilly Dally, Dolly” Crest Records was the very first to publish the album.


Net Worth$2 Million
NameJohnny Brown
Height(1.8 m)
Weight80KG (Approx)
Date Of BirthJune 11, 1937
BirthplaceUnited States
Income$250K (Annual)
SpouseJune Brown

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Johnny Brown’s net worth was estimated at $2 million at the time of his death. He was well known for his performances in nightclubs and on stage. He continues to work in the entertainment industry, and has remained beloved among fans of “Good Times” and classic television in general.

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