Johnny Jett

Television star (1949)
Fri Apr 24 2020
By   sabin

Johnny Jett is an American television star, well known for his appearance in the Barnwood Builders aired via Discovery Channel. He is also popular for his painting. 

Johnny was born on 28th April 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America, where another television star Emily Trebek was born. Born to his American parents, he is of White ethnicity and holds an American nationality. 

Know about Johnny's Wife 

Johnny is a man filled with secrets. Jett's most celebrated mystery is his private life is his marriage. Who is his wife? or is he even married? The answer is vague and Jett has also so far felt no need to make it a public affair.

He sure looks like a family man's part so maybe he's married. Some online tabloids, he is happily married and is now enjoying his time as Grandfather. Jett is the oldest cast member in his 70s and reminds us of a great grandfather.

Johnny's artwork of a house.
Johnny's artwork of a wooden house
Source: twipu

Besides his personal life, Johnny Jett is fond of painting and sells his customized prints on his website Furthermore, he also sells other artworks such as calender and rose box. 

The Television star was in the Vietnam War before fame

A native from Chicago, Illinois, Jett participated in the Vietnam War during his young age and managed to survive. After returning from the war, Johnny served as a maintenance worker at the Fleming County Water system

After working for almost twenty-five years, Johnny left the job and moved on to West Virginia and met Sherman Thompson with whom he started selling old log cabins. 

Johnny posing with his co-workers from the show Barnwood Builders
Johnny along with his Barnwood crew members 
Source: puzzups

After a few years, Johnny received a business license in a firm named Antique Cabins and Barns, where he served for ten years. Later, Jett was offered to appear on reality TV show Barnwood Builders by DIY Network.

Is Johnny Dead or Alive?

The famous television star was rumored to be dead after by most of his fans and followers, which turned out to be false. Johnny is alive and still a part of the show. 

The news became viral when an online website mentioned Jett passed away on 21st March 1960. As a matter of fact, on the particular date, another person was dead who shared the same name.

Furthermore, Johnny also made his appearance on the final season of Barnwood Builders on 28th April 2019 and still living the best of his life. 

How Much Net Worth Does Johnny Accumulate?

The famous star from Barnwood Builders has a total net worth of $400,000, as of 2020, which is a bit less than another television star Matthew Jay Povich

He has appeared on the famous television series for almost a decade which adds up to his current wealth. As per some sources, Johnny made around $50,000 per episode from Barnwood Builders. 

Promo for the TV show Barnwood Builders!!!

No doubt Jett is living his lavish life with his decent salary. Furthermore, Johnny has a machine operator in West Virginia from where he generates $31,000 inincome per month. 


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