About John Corbett

John Corbett is a famous actor and singer from the United States who is popularly known for his performance in an American comedy-drama tv series called Northern Exposure. He further received recognition from another tv series, Sex and the city, where he appeared as Aidan Shaw. He has also earned fame as a singer, successfully charting in Billboard with a self-titled debut.

Quick Info
Full NameJohn Joseph Corbett
Date of Birth9th May of 1961
Birth PlaceWheeling of Ohio
Parent(s)John Marshall Corbett and Sandra Pavilack
Occupationactor and singer
Partner(s)Bo Derek.
Net Worth9.5 million dollars

Early life

John Corbett was born on 9th May of 1961 in the city called Wheeling of Ohio. His full name is John Joseph Corbett, and he is the son of John Marshall Corbett and Sandra Pavilack. When he was 2 years old, his parents tied their knot. He grew up in a Catholic family and spent 7 years of his childhood in St. Joseph’s Cathedral serving as a lay assistant.

As a child, John Corbett started having an interest in music. He learned guitar when he was 7 years old. In 1979, he graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School in West Virginia. He used to work as a security guard when he was 16 years old and also worked in Kaiser Steel after his graduation. He then decided to train but failed for L.A. County Deputy Sheriff position. After working for 6 years in the factory, he left the job due to a back injury. He studied hairdressing and earned the license in 1986. He decided to attend drama class attending Cerritos College during the day and theatre class at night.




John Corbett made his film debut in 1991 from the war film Flight of the Intruder, where he played the small role of Big Augie. He then played small roles in multiple other films, finally landing his first major role in 2002. He starred in the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding as Ian Miller alongside co-stars Nia Vardalos. He received his first Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his performance in the film in 2003.

He then starred in various other films like Elvis Has Left the Building, Bigger Than the Sky, Dreamland, The Messengers, Sex and the City 2, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. He also played supporting roles in the hit romantic film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You. He earned his first Method Fest Independent Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2006 for his performance in the film Dreamland.

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John Corbett made his television debut in 1988, making a small appearance in the tv series The Wonder Years as Louis. He made a breakthrough in 1990 after landing the role of Chris Stevens in the tv series Northern Exposure. He made his appearance in over 110 episodes ending in 1995. He received Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1992, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and American Television Award nominations for his performance in the series.

Corbett continued playing major roles in tv series like Days of Our Lives, The Visitor, and multiple other tv films in the following years. He earned his first Saturn Award nomination after the series The Visitor. He made another breakthrough in 2000 after the series Sex and the City, where he appeared as Aidan Shaw, earning his second Golden Globe Award nomination. he then starred in United States of Tara, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll and playing major roles in Parenthood, Still the King, Mata Hari and various other tv films and series.



John Corbett started recording his own music after making his appearance in several music videos. He released his first album titled his own name on 4th April of 2006 and his second album in 2013, Leaving Nothin’ behind.


Personal life

Talking about the love life of John Corbett, he has been in a relationship with several beautiful women till now. He is currently in a relationship with actress Bo Derek. They have been in a relationship since 2002, marking their 18 years long relationship, and sadly, they are neither married nor have any children of their own. He has been in a relationship with actress Brittany Daniel, Jill Demling, Vanna White, and Nathalie Cox.

Corbett is not a social media user. He neither own Twitter nor Instagram accounts but thankfully, he has numerous fan accounts that update every piece of information about his works. He does have an official Facebook account with over 3 thousand followers. He can be connected with @johncorbettmusic on Facebook. He follows the Catholic religion. As a country singer, he can play both piano and guitar. He has also been licensed as a hairstylist. He currently resides in Santa Ynez in California with his girlfriend and his 4 horses and 2 German Shepherds.

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Physical statistics & others

John Corbett is 59 years old as of 2020; he is active as ever he could be. He has a tall height of 6 feet and 4.5 inches with a bodyweight of about 96 kg. He possesses a large athletic body build. His tall height and dimples on his chin are some of his attractive features.

Corbett belongs to the white ethnicity, and he has Ashkenazi Jewish, Lithuanian, English, and Irish ancestry. He has dark brown hair and eyes of the same color. His sexual orientation is straight, and he has Taurus as his zodiac sign. His nationality is American.

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Net worth

As of 2020, John Corbett’s net worth is estimated to be around 9.5 million dollars. Being a successful actor, he earns his millions mostly from his acting career and some from singing. He has also known to have endorsed various brands by appearing in their commercials like Applebee, Ford Automobiles, Samsung, and others. We can guarantee that his net worth will rise in the coming years as he has been getting ready for various new projects and films.