Vernee Watson-Johnson

Inside Biography

American actress, author, and acting coach Vernee Watson-Johnson started her professional career in 1970. The 72 years old multitalented personality, who has been actively engaged in the entertainment career for over half a year, is famous for appearing on television series like Welcome Back, Kotter and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, portraying the role of Will Smith’s character’s mother.

How Much IS Vernee Watson-Johnson’s Net Worth In 2021?

As The Mandela Effect’s star has been working in the Hollywood industry for over half a century, there is no doubt that she has been earning a high figure of money. A couple of sources have reported that the actress has a net worth of $3 million. But, it seems like her worth is higher than reported.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ alum resides in New York City, where the median house price is $733 289. As per PayScale, the average salary of an actress is $50,782 per year. As Vernee has been quite active in the Hollywood industry for a long time, she might be earning more than the reported wage figure.

As an author, she has written books like Commercials, Just My Speed!!, which costs around $24.75 paperback on Amazon.

Who Is Her Husband? Her Daughter?

The Daytime Emmy Award 2018 winner is married twice. The actress was first married to Joe Duckett. The former couple got married in 1976, but they could not continue their relationship for a year. The following year of marriage, they separated and divorced.

After divorcing the first husband, Vernee went on to marry second husband Van Johson, who is a photographer. They exchanged wedding vows in 1979. They were married for twelve years before parting ways. Their divorce was finalized in 1991.

The former couple welcomed two kids. Their first child, daughter Sunde Jinia Johnson, was born in 1983, whereas their second kid, son Josh was born in 1987.

As of now, it seems like Criminal Minds alum is single. She might be currently busy with her children.

The actress was also a witness in Michael Jackson’s child molestation trial in 2005.

Professional Career: Movies And TV Shows

As mentioned above, Vernee began her professional career in 1970, appearing in the movie Cotton Comes to Harlem. Two years later, she portrayed the role of Cleo Howard in the film Trick Baby. In 1975, she made her television debut, playing the role of Verna Jean Williams in the television series Welcome Back, Kotter.

Since then, the 72 years old actress has appeared in movies like Death Drug, All Night Long, BatmanL Mask of the Phantasm, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Antwone Fisher, The Ant Bully (voice), Christmas with the Kranks, Clemency, The Mandela Effect, The Legend of Frosty the Snowman (voice), among others.

Similarly, the witness in Michael Jackson’s child molestation trial has worked in dozens of television series like Good Times, Fantasy Island, The Jeffersons, Foley Square, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, General Hospital, Bob Hearts Abishola, Young Sheldon, The Resident, Home by Spring, Mike & Molly, NCIS, School of Rock, Castle, Two and a Half Men, Jessie, Days of Our Lives, Ghost Whisperer, Dexter, Desperate Housewives, Criminal Minds, The Big Bang Theory, and many others.

CAPTION: Vernee Watson-Johnson with Will Smith in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air SOURCE: Instagram @ movie_bingers

As of now, she portrays the main role of Gloria Tyler in the television series Bob Hearts Abishola since 2019. The cast of the television series is Folake OlowofoyekuBilly GardellMaribeth Monroe, Gina Yashere, Christine Ebersole, among others.

How Old Is She? Her Wiki-Bio

Vernee Christell Watson was born on 28th September 1949, in New York City, the United States of America. As of now, she is 72 years old. The actress studied at Cathedral High School and later graduated with a major in drama from New York University.

Besides this, Bb Hearts Abishola’s alum has not disclosed anything regarding her parents, family life, and siblings.

by ab-krijana, 13 Dec, 2021

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