John Barrowman Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage

John Barrowman

John Barrowman is a multi-talented Scottish-American who is most known as a TV actor and presenter, as well as a singer and writer. He is most known for his self-produced CBBC Tonight’s the Night show, as well as his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in the science fiction programs Dr. Who and Torchwood.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameJohn Barrowman
Age (as of 2024)56 years old
Date of birthMarch 11, 1967
Place of BirthGlasgow, Scotland
HusbandScott Gill
Net worth$4 million
Height (approx.)6 ft 0 inches
Weight (approx.)70 Kg

John Barrowman Age & Early Life

John Barrowman was born in Glasgow, Scotland on March 11, 1967. He is the youngest of John and Marion’s children, with a sister Carol and a brother Andrew. His mother was a vocalist who worked as a record store clerk, while his father worked for Caterpillar. His father’s firm transferred his family to Aurora, Illinois in 1975, where his father oversaw the Caterpillar Tractor Factory.

He attended Joliet West High School, where his music and English professors encouraged him to pursue his passion for performance and helped him realize his full artistic potential. With the help of his instructors, he was able to compete against other schools in statewide speech contests, where he demonstrated his ability to read passages from plays. As a freshman, he landed roles in musicals such as Oliver!, Camelot, Hello Dolly!, Lil Abner, and Anything Goes. He spent his final year of high school shoveling coals for an Illinois Power company, but he hated it. He graduated in 1985 and became a naturalized citizen of the United States, although he has dual citizenship in the United Kingdom and the United States.

John Barrowman Height & Weight

John Barrowman stands 6 feet tall and has a slim build. His hair is a dark brown tone, and his eyes are blue. It is unknown what he wore or what size shoes he wore.

John Barrowman

John Barrowman Net Worth

How much is John Barrowman’s net worth?  The specifics of Barrowman’s remuneration remain undisclosed. He has a net worth of $4 million as of March 2024.


In 1989, John Barrowman began his professional acting career at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, playing Billy Crocker with Elaine Page and Bernard Cribbins in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes. For the next decade, he proceeded to act in West End productions such as Matador, Hair, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard, Beauty and the Beast, and others. Barrowman has appeared on over a dozen musical theatre records, and his albums Another Side (2007) and Music Music Music (2007) have charted in the United Kingdom (2008). His self-titled album John Barrowman (2010), which peaked at number 11, is his greatest chart position to date.

John Barrowman

Barrowman is a TV presenter as well as a theatrical performer. He hosted BBC children’s Saturday morning variety show Live and Kicking, as well as The Movie Game (1994-1996). From 1997 to 1999, John was a frequent presenter of Channel 5’s afternoon show 5’s a Company. In 2013-2014, he hosted Pressure Pad and Small Animal Hospital for BBC One and Channel 4, respectively.

John Barrowman Wife & Marriage

Who is John Barrowman’s wife? John Barrowman is a married homosexual man. Scott Gill, an architect, is his husband. After 22 years of being in a relationship with Scott, the pair married on July 2, 2013. They married the day after the California Supreme Court invalidated the state’s prohibition on same-sex marriage. In 2006, the pair also performed Civil Partnership vows in London.