John David Washington Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Sep, 2021
Facts of John David Washington
Date of Birth: 1984 , July-28
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name John David Washington
Birth Name John David Washington
Nick Name John
Father Denzel Washington
Mother Pauletta Washington
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Toluca Lake, Los Angeles
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $140 million
Salary Unknown
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 208 lb (94 kg)
Affair with Unknown
Married Unknown
Education Morehouse College
Movies Monster
TV Show Game Day
Siblings Olivia Washington, Malcolm Washington, Katia Washington
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John David Washington is a former American football player who spent four years as the running back for the United Football League's Sacramento Mountain Lions. He has appeared in the movies like Malcolm X, Love Beats Rhymes, Monsters and Men, Monster, BlacKkKiansman, and The Old Man and the Gun. He starred as Ricky Jerret in the HBO series Ballers since 2015.      

Early Life Of John David Washington

John David Washington was born on the 28th of July, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. He was born to actor Denzel Washington and actress Pauletta Washington. He appeared as a student in a Harlem classroom in the 1992 feature film Malcolm X at the early age of nine.

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The film starred his father Denzel in the title role. He was raised by his parents along with his sister Katia Washington and twin siblings Malcolm and Olivia. He was very active and interested in sports since his childhood.

John David Washington's Career

John David Washington joined Campbell Hall School as a student and a letterman in football, basketball, and track. Later he joined Morehouse College, where he set a school record with 1, 198 yards with a 5.6-yard average, and 9 touchdowns. He also added ten receptions for 69 yards in his senior year.    

Not only that, but he also holds the school’s single-game (242 yards) and career (3699 yards) leading rushing records. He won a football scholarship to Morehouse College, class of 2006.

John David Washington was signed by St. Louis Rams on 1st May 2006 as an undrafted free agent. Later he was released by the Rams on the 31st of August. Rams signed him again to their practice squad three days later. Besides these, John David Washington played in NFL Europa for the Rhein Fire in the 2007 offseason.

California Redwoods of The United Football League drafted him in the year 2009. On the 18th of August, he signed with the team and stayed with the team until 2012. Later in 2009, he was drafted by the Sacramento Mountain Lions for the fourth season of the United Football League Premiere Season Draft.

In the year 2010, John Washington appeared in the film The Book of Eli. John David Washington has been starring as Ricky Jerret in the HBO comedy series Ballers from the year 2015 to now.

John David Washington's Net Worth And Salary

John David Washington's net worth is estimated to be about $140 million accumulated from his high salary for his hard work as an actor and former football running back.

John David Washington's Marriage And Personal Life

John David Washington has not married yet and thus doesn’t have a wife. No, any rumors have been heard in his personal life. He might be too busy with his work or he might not have wanted to disclose his personal affairs to the general public. It would not be difficult for him to get a girlfriend.

John David Washington stands tall and fits with a height of five feet and nine inches. He is the nephew of Rita Pearson and grandson of Lennis Washington. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: John David Washington is 34 years old. 
  • Birth Sign: Leo
  • Height: He has a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches(175 cm).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 94kg(207 pounds).

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