‘True Detective‘ is one of the best crime drama thrillers on TV. Likewise, who would have missed the outstanding performance of John Earl Jelks as ‘Sam Whitehead’ in the series?
John Jelks is an American actor famous for his roles in TV series and Broadway. Likewise, he also featured in some documentaries and shows.
John has centralized his career as a Broadway actor and gained a hefty amount of success on the field as well. Here is all you need to know about his net worth, wife, wiki, girlfriend, and family.
John Earl Jelks has devoted his entire career in acting. He has already featured in many movies and TV series. However, his real breakthrough came from Broadway acting.
The information about his date of birth is not available. As a result, we are completely in the dark about his age. Nonetheless, we can play some guessing game looking at his pictures.
He looks aged with his beard and giant body. Well, he must be on his 60s. It’s obvious for the fans to assume he is younger and will entertain them for a longer period of time.
He commenced his career back in 1985 featuring in a short movie ‘Dark Exodus’ followed by another one ‘Crocodile Conspiracy’ in 1986. Later, in 1991, he went to feature in ‘A powerful Thang’ playing as a Craig Watkins.
Likewise, his other notable role was in ‘Compensation’ in 1999.
John has been acting for almost 35 years. He has a fair share of fame and image, especially in broadway acting career.
Besides, he has also made a fortune amount of money throughout his career.
According to networthpost.org, John Earl Jelks net worth in 2019 reaches approximately $10 million.
Although his age may fool everyone, he still has that talent and energy in his performance. Seems like he will be acting for some years to come. Therefore, the amount will rise near future.
He got a breakthrough in broadway after his elegant role as a citizen Barlow in ‘Gem of the Ocean’ by August Wilson. Similarly, he got a role as Sterling Johnson in the same show in 2005.
Afterward, he continued his broadway career starring as a Thomas in ‘Magnolia’ in Goodman Theatre, Chicago in 2009. Likewise, he had starred in ‘The First Breeze of Summer’ in 2008 as well.
Furthermore, he featured in ‘Miracle at St. Anna’, ‘Da Brick’, ‘Blue Bloods’, and ‘Enter the Dangerous Mind’. He had an appearance in the famous TV series ‘Law & Order’ back in 2011.
Moreover, he featured in ‘True Detective’ in 2014, arguably the best crime drama thriller. His role was admired by many fans and followers.
Likewise, he had his performances in ‘Sweat’ till final episode in 2018. The show even won the 2017 ‘Pulitzer Prize’ for excellent writing of Lynn Nottage and brilliant performances of the actors.
John is private about his girlfriend/wife or partner. His personal and romantic life is under shade. The star shared a stage his entire life but never talked about his partners and relationships.
Similar is the case about his parents.
However, he once shared a picture on Instagram on Father’s day mentioning his daughter. Details about her are also not available in public.