John Cleese is a great actor, comedian, voice actor, writer, producer and director from the United Kingdom. He gained popularity and success through his roles on “The Frost Report” show and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of John Cleese in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
John Marwood Cleese was born on October 27, 1939 in Weston-super-Mare town in England, United Kingdom. His father Reginald Cleese worked in sales in the insurance field but he passed away in 1972, and his mother Muriel Cleese also died in 2000 as she was probably responsible for building the family’s home. His father was also enlisted during the time of the world’s first war in the British Army.
John Cleese was first educated at the Saint Peter’s Preparatory private school where he played boxing and cricket. The colleges he attended including Clifton College, Downing College and he graduated from the University of Cambridge. John doesn’t have any siblings as he was the only child of his parents.
John Cleese has experienced marriages, divorces and he has children that are officially confirmed. He was first married to the writer, actress and comedian Connie Booth for around 10 years ending with a divorce in 1978 and a daughter named Cynthia Cleese. His second marriage was to the actress Barbara Trentham was from 1981-1990 which also ended with a daughter named C. Cleese. After that, he married the psychotherapist, author and talk radio host Alyce Faye Eichelberger and their divorce ended in 2008.
John Cleese has been married to the jewellery designer Jennifer Wade who’s also a former model since 2012. The couple doesn’t have any children together but they seem very satisfied.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
John Cleese worked on theaters and in BBC Radio as a writer during his early career days. One of his early success was earned through his role in the sketch comedy series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”. He has worked on various successful programs such as “Mini Adventures of Winnie the Pooh”.
John Cleese name came on around 30 award wins and nominations. He was nominated for an Oscar award for his work in the heist comedy film “A Fish Called Wanda”. He is the winner of 2 BAFTA Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, among others.
John Cleese newest voice acting roles in films including an animated comedy named “Arctic Justice”, musical comedy “Charming”, family “Elliot the Littlest Reindeer”, and others. His latest series work was in the sitcom “Hold the Sunset”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The British actor, comedian, voice actor, writer, producer and director John Cleese has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. His wealth of millions came from his work in films and series. John Cleese salary and earnings per film or episode of any show he worked on are not revealed but he probably earns a lot because his work has always been popular.
John Cleese is one of the finest British actors of all time. He has more than 150 credits in films and series as an actor, around 70 as a writer and 45 as a producer including the most recent ones. John Cleese is happily living with his 4th wife Jennifer Wade and they seem quite satisfied with each other.