John Leguizamo Biography

(Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Stand-up Comedian, Playwright and Screenwriter)

Relationship Facts of John Leguizamo

  • John Leguizamo is married to Justine Maurer {Compare Couple}.
  • John Leguizamo married on June 28, 2003.
  • đź’‘ Anniversary in 264 days đź’‘
  • He is father of Two (Allergra Sky and Ryder Lee).
  • John Leguizamo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of John Leguizamo?

John Leguizamo was in relationship with 4 ladies, Carolyn McDermott was on her first date in 1986.

They ended their relationship in 1991. Later she was in a short relationship with Samantha Mathis an American actress for just a year and after 1 year of dating with Yelba Osorio, who is also an American actress he married her in the year 1994 but the couple got divorced after their 2 years of an unsuccessful marriage.

After a long gap of being single, she again found someone who touched his heart. Justine Maurer was just a customer with whom he met in Carlito’s Way.

The couple dated for some time and later married on June 28, 2003. They have two children daughter Allegra Sky and son Ryder Lee.

Who is John Leguizamo?

John Leguizamo is a multi-talented personality as he is an actor, voice actor, film producer, stand-up comedian, playwright, and screenwriter with a high-pressure workload he has produced more than 10 movies and his appearance is in more than 75 movies.

He has gained a bunch of awards and has produced and appeared in many television shows.

John Leguizamo: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality

John Leguizamo was born in Bogota, Colombia on July 22, 1964. As of 2022, he is 57 years old.

He has dual nationality so his nationality is American and Colombian and his ethnicity is Colombian. His birth name is John Alberto Leguizamo.

His father Alberto was an aspiring movie director. John’s family migrated to the states when he was 4 years old. His mother’s name is Luz Leguizamo.

He has two sisters namely: Emily Leguizamo and Marie Leguizamo. He has a brother named Sergio Leguizamo.


John studied at Joseph Pulitzer Middle School and Murry Bergtraum High School.

While his study on Murry Bergtraum he used to write comedy materials and test them on his classmates.

After his schooling, he undergraduates at Tisch School of the Arts in his theater career but he left it to pursue a career in standup comedy.

Later he took a theater class at Long Island University C.W. Post Campus.

John Leguizamo: Professional Life, Career

He started his career as a standup comedy in Nightclubs in Newyork. He got a small chance to act on Miami Vice in 1986 also that was his television debut. His other roles include Madonna’s Borderline Video, Mixed blood in 1985, and Casualties of War in 1989.

He also acted in Die Hard 2 as a terrorist and also in Regarding Henry as a robber.

Talking about his films and television success, he did Whispers of the Dark (1992), and Super Mario Bros (1993).

He also played in Romeo + Juliet, Spawn, Land of Dead, and the Pest. He created, wrote, produced, and starred himself in the show House of Buggin.

In 2002 he gave his voice to the film Ice Age which continued with its sequel.

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Caption: John Leguizamo and his wife (Source: Aceshowbiz)

Even in its game also we can listen to his voice.

He also starred in the movie Empire the same year. He also appeared as a celebrity in Who Wants To Be Millionaire.

John also played a thriller movie Vanishing of 7th street in 2006. In 2007 he played Michael Beltran in the movie The Babysitters. In 2008 he co-starred in the movie The Happening

John guest starred on Dora the Explorer a television series broadcasted in 2005.

The drama series The Kill Point was aired by Spike TV in 2007 which was an 8 part series. His other appearance was on The Electric Company, Only Fools, and Horses, and Bloodline.

John Leguizamo: Salary, Net Worth

His total net worth is calculated to be around $25 million and his salary is around $2,000,000.

John Leguizamo: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

There was controversy in the year 1996 when he was not respecting his position of alpha male status on the sets of Executive Decision and was filed a suit.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

John Leguizamo has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. His body weighs 72kg.

He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media

John is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 776k followers on Facebook, 1 million followers on Instagram, and 401.9k followers on Twitter.


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