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$4 Million Net Worth of John Amos - How Did He Make All His Money?

aisha Published On Thu Apr 30 2020   Modified On Thu Apr 30 2020
$4 Million Net Worth of John Amos  - How Did He Make All His Money?

The Primetime Nominated Awards, John Amos for the Lead role in Comedy Series 'Roots' (1977) has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has earned his worth from his successful and solo career as an actor. 

Amos used to work as a free agent for several football teams like Kansas City Chiefs, Cleveland Bulldogs Jersey City Jets, and Joliet Explorers. He then persuaded acting and directing career after his coach Hank Stram encouraged him.

Sold His House In $439,000

The 'Lock Up' actor had bought a house in 1990 in Lebanon, New Jersey whose property taxes are over $9,770. In 2019, he listed the house on sale for $439,000 which stands on 3,280 square feet of land that includes four-bedroom, three bathrooms, and a basement. 

A picture of John Amos house.\
John Amos sold his house at $439,000.
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Highest-grossed movies

Amos has appeared in several movies but out of those movies his highest-grossed movie is 'Die Hard 2' as Grant. The movie was made on a budget of $70 million starring Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, and others while made a huge profit of $240 million from its worldwide collections.

John Amos as Grant in 'Die Hard 2'.
John Amos as Grant in 'Die Hard 2'.
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Produced Movies 

John Amos is also a producer and has produced six movies, television series, and a documentary from where he has earned his wealth. He is the producer of 'Althea', 'Nubbin & Friends', 'Zombie Hamlet', and others. In coming future Amos will be producing a documentary 'The Invisible Men' and a television series 'Inside Fifty-Year Death Watch'.

Earning As Actor 

James Evans, Sr from 'Good Times'. has acted in more than a hundred movies, television series, short videos, and TV documentary. Amos started his acting career since 1970 and has been earning for over five decades. Some of his well-recognized and successful movies are 'Ricochet' (1991) as Reverend Styles, 'American Flyers' as Dr. Conrad, and 'Let's Do It Again' as Kansas City Mack. 

Upcoming movies

Meissner from 'Lock Up' has signed four movies for his upcoming projects. As he will be appearing in 'The Truth About Santa Claus', Coming 2 America as Cleo McDowell, 'Devotion' as Big Jim, and in 'Capture the Flag' as Clinton.

A picture of John Amos smiling.
A picture of John Amos.
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Amos Commercial and Other Works

In 1970, Amos appeared in a television commercial for Right Guard deodorant, for McDonald's Restaurants in 1971, and The Cochran Firm, a law firm in 2014. He then was seen in the music video "Natural Born Killaz" of Dr. Dre and Ice Cube.

In 1989, the 'Perfectly Sunday' actor did a stage performance in 'Pass Is The Pass' which was written by Richard Wesley in which he reunited with Ralph Carter his Good Times co-star. Amos also wrote, directed and played in the stage performance "Halley's Comet". 

Celebrated 80th birthday

On December 27, 2019, Amos celebrated his 80th birthday on ABC network with a huge cake that had his face on top. On his birthday several celebrities were present like Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Washington, Anthony Anderson, Patti LaBelle, and others.

John Amos celebrating his 80th birthday.
John Amos celebrating his 80th birthday.
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