John C. McGinley Biography
|Date of Birth:||1959 , August-3|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 1 Inch|
|Name||John C. McGinley|
|Birth Name||John Christopher McGinley|
|Nick Name||Johnny C|
|Birth Place/City||Greenwich Village, New York|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
|Married to||Nichole Kessler|
|Education||Millburn High School, New York University|
|Awards||Online Film & Television Association Award, Method Fest|
|Movies||Platoon, Point Break, Se7en, The Rock, Are We Done Yet?|
|TV Show||Scrubs, Ground Floor, Stan Against Evil, Chicago P.D., DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders|
John C. McGinley is an American actor who started his career appearing on the TV series Another World in 1985. He is best known for portrayals of Sgt. O'Neill in Platoon and Dr. Perry Cox in Scrubs.
John is also famous for his roles in Office Space, The Rock, Wall Street, and Point Break. Besides that, he is also a board member and international spokesman for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.
John C. McGinley was born John Christopher McGinley on August 3, 1959, in Greenwich Village, New York. His father, Gerald McGinley is a stockbroker while the mother, Patricia McGinley is a school teacher.
McGinley spent his early life with his four siblings in Millburn, New Jersey. One of his siblings' is named, Mark McGinley while the identity of the other three is yet not available.
61 years old actress attended Millburn High School and Syracuse University. In 1984, he graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Career And Net Worth
John started his professional journey immediately after completing his studies. He worked in different Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. He debuted in the film industry portraying Ned Barry in the soap opera Another World (1985-1986).
In 1986, McGinley first earned the limelight as Sgt. O'Neill in the war film Platoon starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, and Charlie Sheen. Similarly, he appeared in Shakedown, Blood Money, Prisoners of Inertia, Lost Angels, and others.
Platoon actor then grabbed the limelight for playing Ben Harp in the 1991 movie Point Break. From 2001 to 2010, he tasted fame for the role of Dr. Perry Cox / Mr. Slidell in medical comedy-drama TV series Scrubs along with Zach Braff, Ken Jenkins, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, and Dave Franco.
Moreover, McGinley's other notable acting credits include movies and series as Se7en, Nixon, The Rock, Are We Done Yet?, The Animal, Highway, Justice League Unlimited, The Boondocks, Ground Floor, Stan Against Evil, Chicago P.D., and DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders.
John C. McGinley's Net Worth
To date, John has altogether 108 acting credits. No doubt, he earns a decent sum of dollars with his films and TV shows.
In 2020, John C. McGinley has an estimated net worth of $12 million. As per the report, he earned a salary of over $30,000 per episode from the major hit series Scrubs. Later, he was said to receive a salary of $500,000 per episode by the time of Season 8.
John C. McGinley is currently married to Nichole Kessler. The couple exchanged wedding rings on April 7, 2007. Together, they have 2 daughters, Billie Grace McGinley (Feb2, 2008), and Kate Aleena McGinley (June 24, 2010).
Prior to Kessler, Scrubs actor walked down the aisle with Lauren Lambert on February 22, 1997. He along with his ex-wife shares a son, Max McGinley (August 5, 1997). Unfortunately, the duo divorced on December 10, 2001.
John lives a lavish and a blissful life with his family. In Malibu, California, he owns a four-bedroom beachside home.
The value of his beautiful property is not known but it is sure that the mansion worth not less than a million. The average house price in Malibu is around $3,014,300.
McGinley not only won the heart of millions of people from his acting but also from his humanity. He is on the board of The Global Down Syndrome Foundation in Denver.
Likewise, John is also an ambassador of the National Down Syndrome Society. As a global ambassador for Special Olympics, he plays an essential role in crafting its “R-word: Spread The Word, To End The Word” campaign.