John Belushi Bio

(actor, comedian, and singer)

Relationship Statistics of John Belushi

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John Belushi was in a relationship with Bambi Woods during 1978. He was later married to Judith Belushi-Pisano for 5 years before his death.

Who is John Belushi?

John Belushi was an American actor, comedian, and singer. People recognize him for his sketches in the NBC sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL). Additionally, during his career, he also appeared in numerous movies including ‘The Blues Brothers’, ‘Neighbors’ and ‘1941’.

John Belushi’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Belushi was born in Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois on January 24, 1949, to parents Agnes Demetri and Adam Anastos Belushi. Throughout most of his childhood years, he was raised in Wheaton. He had three siblings, younger brothers Billy and Jim, and sister Marian.

Furthermore, he became interested in the world of show business since his early life. He was of American nationality. Furthermore, he belonged to Albanian ethnic background.

Talking about his education, Belushi attended Wheaton Community High School. Furthermore, he was also enrolled at College of DuPage.

John Belushi’s Career, Salary and Net Worth

Belushi initially formed a band alongside Dick Blasucci, Michael Blasucci, Tony Pavolonis and Phil Special and they were called the Ravens. The project, however, did not work out as expected.

Later, he began his own comedy troupe in Chicago. Eventually, he began working for ‘The National Lampoon Radio Hour’ as a writer, director, and actor.  Michael O’Donoghue recommended Belushi to Lorne Michaels as the member of ‘SNL’. This became the stepping stone for his successful ‘SNL’ career.

Belushi portrayed numerous characters like Samurai Futaba, Henry Kissinger and Ludwig van Beethoven over his four-year tenure at ‘SNL’. Apart from his career in this TV show, he also appeared in numerous other movies and television series including ‘Continental Divide’, ‘The Blues Brothers’, ‘Old Boyfriends’, ‘Things We Did Last Summer’, ‘Goin’ South’, ‘Animal House’ and ‘Shame of the Jungle’ among others. Additionally, he also had 5 credits as a writer and 12 credits for soundtracks. Belushi died on March 5, 1982, due to combined drug intoxication involving cocaine and heroin.

Throughout the end of his career, Belushi had a total net worth of $ 2 million.

John Belushi’s Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that Belushi was in a relationship with Cathy Smith however, there is no confirmation of this news. During his career, he became part of several controversies due to his common habit of combined drug intoxication.

John Belushi’s Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, Belushi had a height of 1.73m. Additionally, he weighed around 101 kg. Furthermore, his hair color was dark brown and eye color was blue.

Social Media Profile

Belushi was not active on social media in his career. He did not have his official Twitter and Instagram account.

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