John Henson (Comedian) Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows 

John Henson (Comedian) Biography

A native of  Stamford, Connecticut, United States, John Henson is an American actor, comedian, and talk show host. He was the co-host of ABC’s Wipeout with John Anderson, a prime-time game show that ran for 7 seasons.

John Henson (Comedian) Age

Henson is 55 years old as of 2022. He was born on 11 July 1967 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 11 July every year.

John Henson (Comedian) Height

Henson stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches(1.91m) tall and weighs 71 kg(156lbs).

John Henson (Comedian) Education

Henson studied acting at Boston University, Playwrights Horizons,  Circle in the Square, and Three of Us Studios in New York City.

John Henson (Comedian) Family

Henson was born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut, the United States by his loving and caring parents. His parents are Joe and Barbara (née Wright) Henson. Also, he has four older brothers, one of whom is Dan Henson, the President, and CEO of GE Capital, Americas. Another is Frank (Bubba) Henson, a teacher at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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John Henson (Comedian) Wife

Henson is happily married to his lovely wife, Jill Benjamin, since 2011. Jill is also an actress and comedian known for her portrayal of Mimi Moon on Austin & Ally. She is also known for her role as Sharona Shapen on Henry Danger.

They were blessed with a son named Jackson Wright Henson.

John Henson (Comedian) Net Worth

Henson has an estimated net worth of $18 Million.

John Henson(Comedian)Career

Henson is a broadly acknowledged comedian, actor, and talk show host. He acted as the co-host of ABC’s Wipeout with John Anderson. He has emerged in shows such as Remember WENN and Stands Up, Stand Up. His other popular shows include Two Drink Minimum and Caroline’s Comedy Hour.

It is known that he began his career as a stand-up comic. He originally started emerging in films in the mid to late 1990s. Prior, he worked at E entertainment for four years. Citing this, he was the longest-running host of Talk Soup on the E! Entertainment Network.

Throughout his time here, he hosted over 1,000 shows. During this time, he rose as a guest on Space Ghost Coast to Coast. Afterward, he was the host of The John Henson Project, a short-lived comedy-reality show on Spike TV.

Most noteworthy, he has produced different field segments on the entertainment industry for MSNBC and CNN. He was later cast in a small recurring role of a local newscaster on My Name Is Earl.

John Henson Movies and TV Shows

  • Meet Wally Sparks
  • Stag
  • Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles
  • Bar Hopping
  • Life Without Dick
  • The Henson Project
  • Watch This!
  • Wipeout
  • My Name Is Earl
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
  • WordGirl
  • Austin & Ally
  • Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil
  • The Funniest Commercials of The Year
  • Anger Management
  • Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero
  • Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition – 2016
  • iWitness – 2017
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender

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