John Corbett | Biography

Posted On: 27 Jul, 2014


John Corbett | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 09, 1961
Age 56 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Bo Derek (partner)
Girlfriend Bo Derek
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Bo Derek
Divorced? N/A
Married Not Disclosed
Net Worth $9.5 Million Dollars
Height 1.96 m
Weight N/A
Children/Kids John Joseph Corbett, Sr.(son)

John Joseph Corbett, Jr. is an American actor and a music singer born on May 9, 1961 in Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S. He was raised by his mother and he spent most of his childhood days in Ohio River in West Virginia. He is best known for his roles in Sex and the City, My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Parenthood.

John graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School in 1979. Corbett learned to play guitar when he was 7 years old. After his graduation, Corbett worked as the security guard at the Capitol Music Hall and also worked in a steel factory for six years. Later he attended Cerritos College in Norwalk, California to take the acting classes and at the same time he also learnt hair dressing as well as got hair styling license since 1986. First he appeared in a Samsung TV commercial which was his first TV appearance.

Corbett has already appeared in many TV series as well as movies. In 1989, he appeared as Louis in The Wonder Years. From 1990 to 1995, Corbett was seen in 110 episodes of Northern Exposure, where he played as Chris Stevens. For his role in Northern Exposure, Corbett became nominated for several awards including Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting actor in a Drama Series. Since 1995 to 1996 he appeared as Hospital Administrator Board Member in series Days Of Our Lives. After that he starred in The Visitor, for which he became nominated for Saturn Award for Best actor on Television. Likewise, from 2000 to 2003, he appeared as Aidan Shaw in Sex and the City. He appeared in total 22 episodes. Corbett also played in other TV series such as Lucky, The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy, United States of Tara, Parenthood, and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Besides his TV career, Corbett has also played in many movies. He did his movie debut by appearing in Flight of the Intruder in 1991. In 1993, he appeared as Barnes in Tombstine. He became nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role in My Big Fat Greek Wedding in year 2002. Other movies played by Corbett includes Volcano, Desperate But Not Serious, Dinner Rush, On Hostile Ground, Serendipity, Raising Helen, Bigger Than the Sky, Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D, Dreamland, The Messengers, November Christmas, Wild Oats, Kiss Me, A Smile as Big as the Moon etc. Currently, he is busy filming The Boy Next Door.

Corbett is one of the handsome actors of Hollywood with a great personality. Standing at the height of 6 feet 5 inches tall, Corbett also has a towering fan follow as his height. His shirtless pictures can also be checked in many sites.

Regarding his personal life, although he has crossed 50 years in his age, Corbett is not married to anyone till date but his longtime girlfriend is Bo Derek. He has mentioned that he does not see himself of getting married, having wife and children. There are no any rumors about him dating and having affair with any other women. But he is not a gay.

His short biography can also be found in wiki and IMDb. His fans can also follow him in twitter and Instagram as well as like his page in Facebook to get his latest updates. Besides, he has also sung many songs.