John Barrowman

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth March 11, 1967
Nationality American, Scottish, British
Profession Actor
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity White, English
Marital Status Married
Spouse Scott Gill (Wife), Scott Gill (Ex-Wife)
Married on 2013
Children(s) N/A(Kids)
Net Worth(s) $45 million
Name on Birth John Scot Barrowman (Real Name)
Divorce One Time
Height 1.83 m
Weight 72 kg (approx.)
Religion Christian
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Twitter @Team_Barrowman
Body Measurements N/A
Age 54 Years

John Barrowman is a British-American actor, singer, dancer, and writer


John Barrowman was born on March 11, 1967, in Mount Vernon, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Childhood and Father, Mother

Barrowman lived in Glasgow for the first eight years of his life. His mother was a singer and worked as a clerk in a record shop while his father was employed by the Caterpillar heavy machinery company in Uddingston. In 1975, his father's company relocated the family to the United States, where his father managed the Caterpillar tractor factory in Aurora, Illinois. Barrowman recalls his family as loving, but strict.

School College

Barrowman attended Joliet West High School. After he graduated from high school, he moved to San Diego, California, to study performing arts at the United States International University. As part of an exchange program, he returned to his native Britain in 1989, to study Shakespeare for six months.

Boyfriend, dating and affair

Barrowman has homes in London and Cardiff, Wales with his partner of many years, Scott Gill, who is an architect.

Career Life and Jobs

Since his debut in professional theatre, Barrowman has played lead roles in various musicals both in the West End and on Broadway, including Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard and Matador. After appearing in Sam Mendes' production of The Fix, he was nominated for the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical and, in the early 2000s, returned to the role of Billy Crocker in the revival of Anything Goes. His most recent West End credit was in the 2009 production of La Cage aux Folles.

Aside from his theatrical career, Barrowman has appeared in various films including the musical biopic De-Lovely (2004) and musical comedy The Producers (2005). Before venturing into British television, he featured in the American television dramas Titans and Central Park West but he is better known for his acting and presenting work for the BBC that includes his work for CBBC in its earlier years, his self-produced entertainment program Tonight's the Night, and his BAFTA Cymru-nominated role of Captain Jack Harkness in the science fiction series Doctor Who and Torchwood. Barrowman has also had a number of guest roles in television programs both in the US and the UK. He appeared as a contestant on the first series of celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice while his theatrical background allowed him to become a judge on Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical talent shows How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?, Any Dream Will Do and I'd Do Anything. In 2006, he was voted Stonewall's Entertainer of the Year. More recently Barrowman starred in the CW's Arrow as Malcolm Merlyn/The Dark Archer, the show's version of the DC villain Merlyn the Archer. Starting in 2013, he hosts the BBC One quiz show Pressure Pad.

Barrowman is also featured on more than a dozen musical theatre recordings including cover tunes found on his 2007 album, Another Side, and 2008's Music Music Music. Both albums accrued places on the UK Albums Chart, as did his self-titled John Barrowman (2010), which reached number 11, his highest chart placing to date. Furthermore, Barrowman has published two memoirs and autobiographies, Anything Goes (2008) and I Am What I Am (2009), with his sister Carole as co-author. The siblings also teamed up to write a novel, Hollow Earth (2012). The second book in the series, Bone Quill, has been released in the UK and will be released in the US in July 2013.


His pictures are found widely in the internet. Ladies often search the internet to look at his pictures.

Height, weight and age

He is tall and stands at six feet. He is reportedly about 70kg in weight, which is a nice height-weight balance. Dancing makes him healthy.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

He has three nationalities: British, Scottish and American. He is from white ethnicity. He follows Christianity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

He has accumulated a lot of property throughout his career. He has a nice income.

Award and Achievement

He was voted the 2006 Stonewall "Entertainer of the Year".

Gossip and Rumor News

He is gay and he has admitted it.

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