Reginald VelJohnson Net Worth

Reginald VelJohnson Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Reginald VelJohnson net worth is
$5 Million

Reginald VelJohnson Wiki Biography

Reginald VelJohnson was born on the 16th August 1952, in Queens, New York City USA, and is an actor and comedian, perhaps best known for his role of Carl Winslow in the sitcom “Family Matters” (1989-1998), and as Sgt. Al Powell in “Die Hard” (1988) and “Die Hard 2” (1990), which significantly increased his net worth. His career has been active since 1979.

Have you ever wondered how rich Reginald VelJohnson is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Reginald VelJohnson’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an actor in both films and TV series. In addition to appearing on screen, VelJohnson has also played in the theatre which has improved his wealth.

Reginald VelJohnson Net Worth $5 Million

Reginald Vel Johnson, Jr. was a son of Reginald Johnson, Sr., a hospital attendant, and Eve, who worked as a nurse. Reginald’s father left the family when he was 13 years old. Reginald went to Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, where he was a classmate with future porn star Ron Jeremy, and George Tenet, a later a Director of Centre Intelligence in the CIA.

After graduating from the New York University, VelJohnson made his debut in the TV movie “When Hell Freezes Over, I’ll Skate” in 1979. Later, he appeared in “Wolfen” (1981) starring Albert Finney, Diane Venora, and Edward James Olmos, “Ghostbusters” (1984) with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Sigourney Weaver, and “Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins” (1985) starring Fred Ward. His net worth was well established.

Following his early success, Reginald continued to get parts in the mid-’80’s and ’90’s, so he played in “Crocodile Dundee” (1986) with Paul Hogan, “Doing Life” (1986) with Tony Danza, and in the series “The Equalizer” (1985-1988). He had notable roles in “Die Hard” (1988) starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman, “Turner & Hooch” (1989) with Tom Hanks, and in “Die Hard 2” (1990), all of which helped him boost his career, and increase his net worth.

However, his biggest role came in the sitcom “Family Matters” (1989-1998) in which he played Carl Otis Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel in 215 episodes. He was quite busy during the filming of the series and didn’t have much time to work on other projects, but managed to get roles in Mario Van Peebles’ “Posse”(1994) and “One of Her Own” (1994). His net worth rosr considerably.

In the 2000’s, VelJohnson appeared in numerous series, such as “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2001), “Crossing Jordan” (2002), “Will & Grace” (2002), and “Ghost Whisperer” (2005). Also, he played in films “Like Mike” (2002), “Three Days to Vegas” (2007) with Peter Falk, Rip Torn, and George Segal, and “Out at the Wedding” (2007), increasing further his net worth
In the current decade, Reginald has had parts in such TV series and films as “You Again” (2010), “Mike & Molly” (2010-2013), “Hart of Dixie” (2011-2015), “TRON: Uprising” (2012-2013), “On Angel’s Wings” (2014), “The Flight Before Christmas” (2015), and most recently he completed the movie “1st Strike” (2016) with Danny Trejo, French Stewart, and James Russo.

Regarding his personal life, Reginald VelJohnson’s marital status is unknown as he successfully hides these details from the public. In 1993, he received the Spirit Award for his volunteer work with the Catholic Big Brothers organization.

Full NameReginald VelJohnson
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 16, 1952
Place Of BirthQueens, New York, U.S.
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
ProfessionActor, Writer, Soundtrack
EducationBenjamin N. Cardozo High School, New York University
ParentsReginald Johnson, Sr., Eve Johnson
MoviesDie Hard, Die Hard 2, Ghostbusters, Turner & Hooch, Crocodile Dundee, Air Collision, Like Mike, Wolfen, You Again, The Mistle-Tones, Suits on the Loose, The Three Gifts, The Formula, Posse, Hidden Secrets, Death to the Supermodels, One of Her Own, Steppin: The Movie, Marriage Retreat, Strike One, Se...
TV ShowsHart of Dixie, Tron: Uprising, Family Matters
1Frequently plays police officers in movies and on TV
Die Hard (1988)$100,000
1Frequently plays characters in law enforcement. In Family Matters, Ghostbusters, Die Hard, Die Hard 2, and Turner & Hooch he played a cop, he also returned to the role of Officer Al Powell in 2 Die Hard video games.
2Often confused with the late James Avery because of their similar roles on their sitcoms, voice, manner and body structure. Avery once made a walk-on appearance at the end of one episode of Family Matters (1989).
3Playing opposite Angela Bassett and Courtney B Vance in the Guthrie Theater's stage version of His Girl Friday in Minneapolis, MN. [July 2005]
4Was high school classmates with porn star Ron Jeremy and former CIA director George Tenet.
5Avid Marathon Runner.
6Enjoys singing and dancing in his free time.
7Famous for portraying the role of Carl Winslow on Family Matters (1989)


1st Strike2016Judge Morris
Ray Donovan2016TV SeriesSherman Radley
Girl Meets World2016TV SeriesOfficer James
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2016TV SeriesJudge Melvoy
Hitting the Breaks2016TV SeriesChauncey Van Delaware
The Flight Before Christmas2015TV MovieJoe
Clipped2015TV SeriesTommy
Hart of Dixie2011-2015TV SeriesDash DeWitt Dash Dewitt Dash
I Didn't Do It2014TV SeriesAngel Santos
12 Dog Days Till Christmas2014Art Stephenson
Strike One2014Judge Morris
The Formula2014Professor Millan
On Angel's Wings2014Coach Carter
The Neighbors2013TV SeriesFather Kersee
A Die Hard Christmas Party with Reginald VelJohnson2013Short
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesReginald VelJohnson
Mike & Molly2010-2013TV SeriesBrother Heywood
TRON: Uprising2012-2013TV SeriesAble
Brother White2012Hill
The Mistle-Tones2012TV MovieHolly's Dad
Childrens Hospital2012TV SeriesJudge Lester Harrison
General Hospital2012TV SeriesReverend Love
Air Collision2012VideoBob Abbot
The Hospital Window2012Video shortKevin
Imagination Movers2011TV SeriesBernie
Marriage Retreat2011Pastor Wexley
Glory Daze2010TV SeriesStan Turley
Sex Tax: Based on a True Story2010Merle
You Again2010Mason Dunlevy
Meet the Browns2010TV SeriesErnie Wilson
The Bold and the Beautiful2010TV SeriesEd
Funny or Die Presents...2010TV SeriesCast (Just 3 Boyz)
I'm in the Band2009-2010TV SeriesPrincipal Strickland
Jelly2010Joe Woods
The Three Gifts2009TV MovieRodney Smith
Steppin: The Movie2009Mr. Shavers
Chuck2008TV SeriesSgt. Al Powell
Bones2007TV SeriesDale Owens
Time Upon a Once2007TV MovieBlue Husband
Out at the Wedding2007Dexter
Nerve Endings2007TV ShortDoctor
Three Days to Vegas2007RJ Jackson (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
Hidden Secrets2006Norman Wexler
Monk2006TV SeriesTodd
Waitin' to Live2006Willard Loggins
Eve2006TV SeriesRev. Everett
Ghost Whisperer2005TV SeriesDanny Small
Death to the Supermodels2005VideoTom
Suits on the Loose2005Brother Reginald Steedman
Sunday Evening Haircut2005ShortO.C.
That's So Raven2005TV SeriesAmbassador
The Big House2004TV SeriesThe Reverend
The Parkers2003TV SeriesSterling Oglevee
Die Hard: Vendetta2002Video GameCaptain Al Powell (voice)
Will & Grace2002TV SeriesDr. Kaplan
In-Laws2002TV SeriesChester - the Matress King
The King2002ShortSlutzky
Like Mike2002Mr. Boyd
Crossing Jordan2002TV SeriesKirk Holden
Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza2002Video GameSgt. Al Powell (voice)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2001TV SeriesDr. Philip Kane
The Fugitive2001TV SeriesMaurice Beaumont
Twice in a Lifetime2000TV SeriesDr. David Bryant / Gene Fitzsimmons
Ground Zero2000Burt Green
The Hughleys1999TV SeriesRev. Bennett
Diagnosis Murder1997-1998TV SeriesDr. Sinclair / Reginald VelJohnson
Family Matters1989-1998TV SeriesCarl Otis Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel
Deadly Pursuits1996TV MovieEd Conroy
Limp Fangs1996VideoReverand Shields
On Our Own1994TV SeriesNick
One of Her Own1994TV MovieDet. Bob Hymes
A Cool Like That Christmas1993TV MovieDad (voice)
Dream On1993TV SeriesSanta
Full Contact1993Fighter #2 (as Reginald Johnson)
Tales from the Crypt1992TV SeriesMercedes' Husband
Grass Roots1992TV MovieMickey Henderson
A Fond Little Memory1991Short
The ABC Saturday Morning Preivew1991TV MovieCarl Winslow
The Bride in Black1990TV MovieBarry Gates
Die Hard 21990Sgt. Al Powell
The Great American Sex Scandal1990TV MovieJudge
ABC TGIF1990TV SeriesCarl
Turner & Hooch1989David Sutton (as Reginald Veljohnson)
Perfect Strangers1989TV SeriesCarl Otis Winslow
Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story1988TV Movie
2271988TV SeriesSanta #1
The Equalizer1985-1988TV SeriesArthur Williams / Harmon Hunter
Die Hard1988Sgt. Al Powell (as Reginald Veljohnson)
Plain Clothes1987Captain Graff
Magic Sticks1987Licorice
Doing Life1986TV MovieTaylor (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
Crocodile Dundee1986Gus
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins1985Ambulance Driver
Kojak: The Belarus File1985TV MoviePoliceman at Court (uncredited)
Ghostbusters1984Jail Guard (as Reggie Vel Johnson)
Wolfen1981Morgue Attendant (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate1979TV Movie


Sunday Evening Haircut2005Short
Family MattersTV Series written by - 1 episode, 1997 story - 1 episode, 1995


Family Matters1990-1997TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Die Hard1988"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!", uncredited


Sunday Evening Haircut2005Short executive producer


Christopher Garris' Destroyed2016Video short voice: narrator


Decoding Die Hard2013Video documentaryHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2012TV Series documentaryHimself
UnStitched2011TV SeriesHimself
On the Lot2007TV SeriesNeighbor - 'Time Upon a Once'
Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard'2007Video shortHimself
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
A Night to Die for1995TV Short documentaryHimself
HBO First Look1995TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Circus of the Stars Gives Kids the World1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHimself
Into the Night1991TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1990TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America1990TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1997-2013TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

The Wolf of Wall Street2013Carl Otis Winslow in Family Matters (uncredited)
Family Guy2009TV SeriesSgt. Al Powell

Won Awards

2013WRIFF AwardWild Rose Independent Film FestivalBest Supporting Actor - Feature FilmThe Formula (2014)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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