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Reginald VelJohnson (Reginald Vel Johnson) was born on 16 August, 1952 in Queens, New York, United States, is an American actor. At 68 years old, Reginald VelJohnson height is 5 ft 8 in (173.0 cm).

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Popular As Reginald Vel Johnson
Occupation Actor
Age 68 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 16 August 1952
Birthday 16 August
Birthplace Queens, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Reginald VelJohnson Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Reginald VelJohnson worth at the age of 68 years old? Reginald VelJohnson’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from United States. We have estimated Reginald VelJohnson's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
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VelJohnson was the subject of an internet hoax when, on February 13, 2017, a website reported that the actor had died as a result of a heart attack. The fact checking website proved the claim to be false and VelJohnson took to Twitter to show he is alive and doing well.


In 2007, he appeared in the short films Reverse, Nerve Endings, and Time Upon A Once which were made during the reality show On the Lot. The following year he appeared as the "Sgt. Al Powell" character from the Die Hard series in an episode of NBC's Chuck titled "Chuck Versus the Santa Claus", as the cousin of Big Mike (Mark Christopher Lawrence). In 2010, VelJohnson started a recurring role as the principal on the Disney sitcom I'm in the Band and also's short HBO film titled Just 3 Boyz starring Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, and Zack Galifianakis. He has also appeared in the comedy film, The Formula, starring alongside Brandon Baker and Sasha Jackson.


Since the end of Family Matters, VelJohnson has done mostly theater work. In 2004, he took the title role in the off-Broadway show She all Dat! (playing "she"). He also wrote a critically acclaimed series of short stories called Division Street. One of them, called Sunday Evening Haircut, was made into a short film in 2005, which starred VelJohnson himself, alongside Kiki Shepard. VelJohnson has also made guest appearances in several TV shows, including The Equalizer, Diagnosis: Murder, Twice in a Lifetime, Will & Grace, Monk, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Eve, Crossing Jordan, The Parkers, That's So Raven, and Bones. He also had a minor role in the 2002 film Like Mike.


In 1989, VelJohnson was cast as the memorable police officer and family patriarch Carl Winslow in the ABC (later CBS) sitcom Family Matters, alongside Jo Marie Payton, who played his wife Harriette Winslow. He starred on the show until it ended in 1998.


VelJohnson had his breakthrough role as Sgt. Al Powell in the 1988 film Die Hard. He came from New York to California to film it for nine months, which was so long that he just ended up residing in California permanently thereafter. He also later reprised the character in the 1990 sequel Die Hard 2. VelJohnson again portrayed Sgt. Powell in the GameCube video game title, Die Hard: Vendetta, in 2002.


VelJohnson is known for playing police officers in films and on television. His early career included a brief appearance in Ghostbusters (1984) as a Municipal Corrections Officer and an appearance in Crocodile Dundee (1986) as a limo driver. VelJohnson played a police officer alongside Tom Hanks in Turner & Hooch (1989).


Reginald VelJohnson (born Reginald Vel  Johnson; August 16, 1952) is an American actor. He is best known for playing policeman characters such as Carl Winslow on the sitcom Family Matters, which ran from 1989 to 1998, and LAPD Sgt. Al Powell in the films Die Hard and Die Hard 2.

VelJohnson was born Reginald Vel Johnson on August 16, 1952, in Queens, New York, the son of Eve, a nurse, and Reginald Johnson Sr., a hospital attendant. His father left the family, which included Reginald's brother Barry, when Johnson was 13 years old. Their mother subsequently married John Reilly. Johnson attended Benjamin N. Cardozo High School where he was classmates with George Tenet. He later obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theater from New York University, where he had a chance to work with Joseph Papp's Black/Hispanic Shakespeare Company, in which Morgan Freeman and CCH Pounder were among his fellow actors. Early in his acting career, he changed his name from Reginald Vel Johnson (his birth name) to Reginald VelJohnson. He later said he changed the spelling, "because I wanted a name people would remember."