Russell Johnson Net Worth, Age, Height, Death, Bio, Wife

Russell David Johnson, more popular as Russell Johnson was a talented actor from Pennsylvania. He was known for his role as the Professor in the famous TV show named “Gilligan’s Island’. On January 16, 2014, he passed away due to the failure of the kidney.

Russell Johnson Age

Had he been alive, Russell Johnson (born November 10, 1924) would have been 99 years old as of 2024. As a Scorpio, he used to cut his birthday cake on November 10.

Russell Johnson Age

Height and Weight

The height of Russell Johnson was 5 feet and 10 inches. He weighed around 71 kg. We do not know about his fitness routine but he had been suffering from kidney problems since a long time.

Russell Johnson Net Worth

The net worth of Russell Johnson is $1 million as of 2024. He earned money from his acting career as well as by serving in the military. He has a house in Bainbridge Island of Washington. After his demise, his wife Constance lives with her son Courtney there.

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Russell Johnson Net Worth

Family and Early Life

Russell Johnson was born Russell David Johnson to his father, Russell Kennedy Johnson, and his mother, Marion Wenonah Smink Johnson. He was born and brought up in Ashley of Pennsylvania, USA.

He grew up with six siblings whose names are Kenneth W. Johnson, David Reed Johnson, Lois Marion Johnson, Lorraine Johnson Crosby, Marion Joan Johnson Reeves, and Paul Wesley Johnson.

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Russell went to a private boarding school and later graduated from Girard College located in Philadelphia which was specifically built for students without father.

Professional Career

Russell Johnson joined the United States Army Air Forces right after his high school graduation. He took the responsibility of bombardier as a second lieutenant during World War II.

He had been rewarded with many awards for his bravery. Russell got discharged as a first lieutenant in 1945.

His passion for acting drove him towards television shows. He received overwhelming recognition for his role as a professor in the TV show called “Gilligan’s Island”. He had also appeared on Black Saddle.

Some of the films that he was a part of are ‘Column South’, ‘Tumbleweed’, and ‘Ride Clear of Diablo’ amongst many others. Russell was a phenomenal actor and contributed so much of his talent to Hollywood.

Marriage, Spouse, and Children

Russell Johnson’s first marriage was with Edith Cahoon in 1943. They got divorced after a few years in 1948. Just a year later, he married Kay Cousins. Kay and Russell had first met in Actor’s Lab.

They welcomed a daughter named Kim and a son named David together. Unfortunately, Kim died in 1980 in California. Two years later, Russell re-married Constance Connie Dane and moved to Washington with her.

In 1994, Russell’s son David died of AIDS and since then, Russell was actively involved in raising AIDS charities.

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Tabular Bio/Wiki

Quick Info
Real NameRussell David Johnson
Date of BirthNovember 10, 1924
Age99 years old
Nick NameRussell
Family NameJohnson
Place of OriginAshley, Pennsylvania, United States
Birth SignScorpio
Current ResidenceBainbridge Island, Washington
Fluently SpeaksEnglish
Awards1. Air Medal
2. Philippine Liberation Ribbon
3. Purple Heart
4. World War II Victory Medal
5. Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Physical Stats
Height in Feet5 feet 10 inches
Weight in Kg71 kg
Height in Meter1.78 m
Weight in Lbs156.5 lbs
Shoe Size (US)9
TattooNot Available
MeasurementWill Update
Hair ColorGray
Eye ColorDark Brown
Family Members
FatherRussell Kennedy Johnson
MotherMarion Wenonah Smink Johnson
Brother(s)Kenneth W. Johnson, David Reed Johnson, Lois Marion Johnson, and Paul Wesley Johnson
Sister(s)Lorraine Johnson Crosby and Marion Joan Johnson Reeves
High SchoolPrivate Boarding School
UniversityGirard College
Highest QualificationGraduate
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendConstance Connie Dane
Edith Cahoon, Kay Cousins Johnson, and Constance Connie Dane
Son(s)David Johnson

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