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John Amos Net Worth

John Amos Net Worth:
$3 Million
John Amos Net Worth
John Amos – Quick Facts
Net Worth: $3 Million
Date of birth: December 27, 1939 (83 years old)
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Athlete, Copywriter, Football player, Playwright, Screenwriter, Social Worker, Soldier, Stand-up comedian, Theatrical producer
Nationality: American

What are John Amos’ net worth and earnings?

John Amos net worth: John Amos is an American actor and former football player who has a net worth of $3 million. John Amos is probably best known for his role on the CBS sitcom “Good Times” and for his Emmy-nominated performance in the 1977 miniseries “Roots.” Among his other television credits are “The West Wing,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and “The District.” Additionally, Amos has been on Broadway as well as in a variety of films, including “Coming to America” and “Die Hard 2.”


“Good Times” and Acting Career: Amos attracted widespread recognition for his first major role on television, appearing as weatherman Gordy Howard on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” from 1970 to 1973. However, his best-known role was as middle-class family patriarch James Evans Sr., a character introduced on the CBS sitcom “Maude.”

Personal Life

Personal Life: In 1965, Amos married equestrian and artist Noel Mickelson; they had two children, Shannon and K.C., and divorced in 1975. In 1978, Amos wed actress Lillian Lehman, and in 1979, got divorced.


“I could have begged. They made it obvious to me that if I wanted to come back and be a good boy… but I’d rather be in Roots than Good Times.”

— John Amos

“I’ve never seen oil slicks covering such a large area in the Gulf of Mexico.”

— John Amos

“It was an ongoing struggle to say no, I don’t want to be a part of the perpetuation of this stereotype.”

— John Amos

“They killed my character off and as God would have it, just when they told me I would never work again, I got cast in a little program called Roots, and as they would say, the rest is history.”

— John Amos