Reginald VelJohnson

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Actor (1952)
Mon Mar 15 2021
By   Ruku

The entertainment sector is that field from where one can receive both impressive prominence and wealth. Among other entertainment personalities, Reginald VelJohnson is also the one who is gathering a huge fan base from his incredible acting skills. 

VelJohnson is popular for portraying policeman character Carl Winslow in the ABC television sitcom, Family Matters. VelJohnson is also known for his appearance as Sergeant AI Powell in the movies Die Hard and Die Hard 2.

Early Life

The talented Hollywood personality Reginald was born in New York, the USA, on August 16, 1952, under the birth sign of Leo. Reginald is the son of a nurse's assistant, Eva VelJohnson (mother), and a hospital attendant, Dan VelJohnson (father).

 The American actor Reginald VelJohnson is known for playing policeman character Carl Winslow in the ABC series Family Matters.
Snap: The American actor Reginald VelJohnson is known for playing policeman character Carl Winslow in the ABC series Family Matters.
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As per the sources, Reginald's father Dan left the family alongside Reginald's brother Barry Vel Johnson. After the separation from Dan Reginald's mother, Eva got married to John Reilly.

Concerning Reginald's education, he graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo High School. VelJohnson later earned a Bachelor's of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in theatre from New York University (NYU).

Is Reginald VelJohnson A Married Man?

No, the 68-years-old Reginald is not a married man, neither he has clearly described his present relationship to the media. The Family Matters star, who already spend more than 40-years in the film industry, is now too highly focused on his professional acting career. 

 Reginald VelJohnson is not a married man. He is living a single life.
Image: Reginald VelJohnson is not a married man. He is living a single life.
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The rumors regarding his past affairs are also not listened to. The man is also not an active persona on any social networking sites. Brian Thompson, the actor less than Reginald's age is married twice and has shared four adorable children.  

It seems like VelJohnson has yet not found a matching partner. He might be searching for the right person to start his love life. At the moment, he is focused on his career and is entertaining fans with his acting abilities.

Reel Life Romance

Although Reginald is living a single in his real life, he has played a married/husband character in movies and series. One of his popular leading roles was in the sitcom Family Matters, where he shared his on-screen romance with Jo Marie Payton.

Reginald VelJohnson with his Family Matters' on-screen wife Jo Marie Payton.
Picture: Reginald VelJohnson with his Family Matters' on-screen wife Jo Marie Payton.
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The actress Jo Marie played Harriette Baines–Winslow in the series. Carl Winslow and Harriette Winslow's husband-wife bond were loved by numerous viewers. Furthermore, the actress Kellie Shanygne Williams and actor Jaleel White have also starred in the ABC series Family Matters.

Besides Family Matters, Jo Marie and Reginald have also played husband/wife characters in the American Christmas TV film The Flight Before Christmas. 

Net Worth

Reginald VelJohnson has a net worth of around $5 million, which he accumulated from his successful acting career. VelJohnson has starred in various TV series and movies. From which he might have received an impressive sum of wealth. 

The 5-feet-8-inch (173 cm) tall Reginald has starred in several box-offices hits films. Some of them are listed below along with their box-office collection;

Movie Name IMDb RatingsProduction BudgetBox-Office Collection
Ghostbusters (1984)7.8/10$30 million$259.2 million
Crocodile Dundee (1986)6.6/10$8.8 million$328 million
Die Hard (1988)8.2/10$35 million$141 million
Die Hard 2 (1990)7.2/10$70 million$240 million

Similarly, VelJohnson has made his appearance in TV series such as Perfect Strangers, I'm in the Band, Hart of Dixie, Tron: Uprising, General Hospital, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3 Below: Tales of Arcadia, Lazor Wolf (voice role), Family Guy, and others.

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