John Corbett

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Full Name John Corbett
Age 59 Years Old
Nick Name John
Gender Male
Famous As Singer
Birth Date May 9th, 1961
Birth Place Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S

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About John Corbett

An American actor and "Country Music" singer, John Corbett is known for his roles as Chris Stevens on CBS' "Northern Exposure" and as "Aidan Shaw" on HBO's "Sex and the City". He made his acting debut in an episode of "The Wonder Years" in 1988. On 4th April 2006, he released a self-titled debut album, "John Corbett" which consists of 12 songs including "Bottle of Whiskey", "Good to Go", and "Revival". And in 1987, he made his theatrical film debut in an uncredited role in the movie "Someone to Watch Over Me". He has also won the "Method Fest Independent Film Festival" award in 2006.  He has also been a licensed hairstylist since 1986. He plays guitar and piano too.

Famous For

  • Being an American actor and "Country music" singer.
  • For his roles as Chris Stevens on CBS' "Northern Exposure" and as Aidan Shaw on HBO's "Sex and the City".

John Corbett, a famous singer and actor

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Early Life of John Corbett

John Corbett took birth on 9th May 1961 in Wheeling, West Virginia, the U.S. His full name or born name is "John Joseph Corbett". He belongs to American nationality and American-White ethnicity. Similarly, his religion is Christianity and race is white. His star sign Pisces. John celebrates his birthday on 9th May of every year and he had celebrated his 59th birthday as of 2020. He is born to Sandra "Sandy" (mother) and John Marshall Corbett (father). His parents were married in 1963 when John was two. His father is of part Irish descent and a mother who was Jewish. He is educated in 1979 from Wheeling Central Catholic High School and graduated from Cerritos College in Norwalk. He also used to work in a factory and stopped it because of his back injury while working.

Career of John Corbett

  • Joh Corbett kicks off his acting career from the movie "Someone to Watch Over Me" in 1987 as an uncredited role.
  • In 1988, his role came in the first season of ABC's comedy-drama series "The Wonder Years" from where he was credited as John Corbett due to his best appearances.
  • He starred as Chris Stevens in the CBS comedy-drama series "Northern Exposure" from 1990 to 1995.

John Corbett as Chris Stevens

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  • In 1997's short-lived Fox science fiction series "The Visitor", he played the leading role of Adam MacArthur.
  • He rendered the love interest of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), Aidan Shaw, in the HBO comedy series "Sex and the City" from 2001 to 2002.
  • He portrayed the male lead role of Ian Miller in the romantic comedy film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" in 2002.
  • He starred in the FX dark comedy series "Lucky", as professional poker player Michael "Lucky" Linkletter in 2003. Similarly, in the same year, he also starred the role in comedy-drama film "Raising Helen".
  • Then he portrayed music teacher Mr. Torvald in the 2004 musical drama film "Raise Your Voice", as Hilary Duff.
  • After three years, he had a starring role in the Pang brothers horror film "The Messengers" in 2007 and also starred Lifetime television film "Montana Sky" in the same following year and thriller movie "Street Kings" in 2008.
  • In the same year of 2008, he reunited with his "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and co-starred Nia Vardalos for the romantic comedy "I Hate Valentine's Day" in 2009.
  • He also co-starred in the Brian Herzlinger-directed comedy film "Baby on Board" in 2009.
  • He co-starred in the Showtime comedy-drama series "United States of Tara" from 2009 to 2011.
  • He reprised his role as Aidan Shaw in the "Sex and the City" feature film sequel "Sex and the City 2" in 2010 and starred in the comedy film "Ramona and Beezus" in the same year.
  • In June 2011, he was inducted into the "Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences".
  • He had a recurring role as Seth Holt on the NBC drama series "Parenthood" from 2011 to 2015.
  • He appeared in two episodes of the CBS procedural drama series "NCIS: Los Angeles" as Special Agent Roy Haines in March 2013.
  • He portrayed teacher Mike Kersjes in the Hallmark television film based on the memoir of the same name, "A Smile as Big as the Moon" in 2012.
  • He has also provided the voiceover for "Applebee's" television commercials and has been the voice for Walgreens' television and radio advertisements from 2012.
  • Corbett appeared alongside Sarah Bolger in Jeff Probst's drama film "Kiss Me" in 2014 and the following year he also starred in the erotic thriller film "The Boy Next Door".
  • He portrayed Josiah "Flash" Bacon in the FX comedy series "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" from 2015 to 2016.
  • Fourteen years after "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was released in 2016, then he returned for the sequel "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2".
  • He portrayed the main role of Michael Spurlock in the Steve Gomer-directed drama film "All Saints" in 2017.
  • Then he had a guest-starring role as himself in the eighth and final season of IFC's comedy series "Portlandia".
  • In 2018, he also starred in the film adaptation of Jenny Han's novel "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" and also in "God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness" as lawyer Pearce Hill.
  • He starred horror novel "The Silence", with Miranda Otto and Stanley Tucci in 2019 and also co-starred in the horror sequel "47 Meters Down: Uncaged".
  • Similarly, regarding his music career, he starred in the music video for the Scorpions single "Woman", opposite Karina Lombard in 1993.

John Corbett, a famous singer

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  • It was announced that John had signed a recording contract with "Nashville-based country music" label "Broken Bow Records" in September 2004.
  • On 4th April 2006, he released his self-titled debut album.
  • The album's only single, "Good to Go", debuted at No. 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and peaked at No. 21 on the "Independent Albums" chart.
  • Corbett was featured in Trisha Yearwood's music video for her single "This Is Me You're Talking To" in 2008.
  • On 29th January 2013, he released a second country album, "Leaving Nothin' Behind", after his seven years debut.
  • As a piece of recent news, Iconic Hollywood actress Bo Derek has given fans a rare insight into her relationship with "Sex and the City" star John Corbett.
  • In 1979, Derek was the ultimate pin-up girl when she starred opposite Dudley Moore in the romantic comedy, 10. So it comes as a surprise to many that 59-year-old Corbett still hasn't put a ring on it after 18 years of dating. 
  • However, in a new interview with Fox News, Derek revealed she has no plans to marry anytime soon.
  • While Corbett has never married, Derek tied the knot with actor and director John Derek in 1976.

Awards and Achievements of John Corbett

As an American popular actor, John was nominated for many awards in his acting career such as Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and many more. But, he has won only the "Method Fest Independent Film Festival Award" in 2006 for his best-supporting actor.

Personal Life of John Corbett

John Corbett and his girlfriend, Bo Derek

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Reflecting John Corbett's personal life, he is not a married guy as he is running in the 59th age. Whereas, he has been in a relationship with actress Bo Derek who is also an actress since 2002, after meeting on a blind date. Derek tied the knot with actor and director John Derek in 1976 while John has not married yet. They reside on a ranch in Santa Ynez, California, with their two German Shepherds and four horses. Their relationship is best till now and hopes it will be. 

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Net Worth of John Corbett

John Corbett is a successful American actor who has earned a best and handsome amount of money from his career. As of 2020, his net worth is around $9.5 million dollars. He has also a fine amount of salary which is also around $3,934,840 yearly. His main source of income is from acting career and music too. He is able to earn this range of money only because of his hard work. He has endorsed brands such as Samsung, Ford automobiles, Applebee, and Walgreen.

Body Measurement of John Corbett

Moving towards his body measurement, he has a tall height of 6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm and body weight around 98 kg or 216 lbs. He has dark brown hair and eyes too. He has a dimple on his chin which so attractive. His body build is average. Similarly, he has also maintained his body as a Bollywood actor.