Good Times Actor Johnny Brown Net Worth

As an American actor and singer, this Good Times actor Johnny Brown had a net worth of $2 million. He was well-known for his regular role on the television show Laugh-in. He performed in nightclubs and on stage as well. To name a few characteristics, Brown was noted for his chubby physique, varied facial emotions, huge enticing grin, and easygoing, friendly amusing manner. Johnny Brown was on the cast of Good Times a popular CBS comedy in the 1970s; he played “Nathan Bookman,” a construction supervisor.

BornJune 11, 1937
Age84 Years Old
CountryUnited States
Net Worth$2 Million
Last Updated2022

Early Life

Johnny Brown was born on June 11, 1937, in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was married to June Brown and had two children: Sharon Brown and John Brown Jr. Johnny Brown passed away on March 2, 2022. There isn’t much information available regarding his education or family.


Brown went to school with Walter Dean Myers when he was a young kid in Harlem. His first major role was as a nightclub publicist and performer on the television show Laugh-in. Brown played a railroad dining car servant in the 1970 film The Out-of-Towners. In the 1970 film The Out-of-Towners, Brown played a railroad dining car server. Among other series, Brown has been on The Flip Wilson Show, The Jeffersons, Family Matters, Sister, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Wayans Brothers, and Martin. 

In the 1970s, Brown starred in a television commercial for the Papermate Write Brothers pen. For the long musical work titled “Write On, Brothers, Write On,” Brown played a schoolteacher who pushes his chorus of students to use this pen for their school tasks. In 1997, Brown’s voice was used to introduce the compilation CD Comedy Stew: The Best of Redd Foxx. For the prologue, Brown recalls how Norman Lear considered him for the role of Lamont in Sanford and Son, but he was unavailable due to a previous contract with Laugh-In, causing Lear to cast Demond Wilson instead.


Johnny Brown began performing independently in 1961, following a tour with Sam “The Man” Taylor in 1958. In 1961, his debut Columbia Records single was ‘Walkin’, Talkin’, Kissin’ Doll’ backed with ‘Sundown.’ He had just been 23 at that time. He also released the advertising edition with a special insert that explained his origins. His next album was “Don’t Dilly Dally, Dolly” backed with “You’re Too Much in Love With Yourself” published by Crest Records.


NameJohnny Brown
Date Of BirthJune 11, 1937
BirthplaceUnited States
Height1.8 m
Weight80kg (Approx)
SpouseJune Brown
Net Worth$2 Million
Income$250K (Annual)


Johnny Brown’s net worth was estimated to be $2 million at the time of his death in 2022. He was well-known for his theater and nightclub performances.

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