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John Walsh bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki

John Walsh

John Walsh bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.

John Walsh is an American television personality. He is also a criminal investigator, human rights campaigner, and advocate for victim rights.

John Walsh: Profile summary

Real Name/Birth NameJohn Edward Walsh, Jr.
Familiar nameJohn Walsh
GenderMale
ProfessionTelevision personality, criminal investigator, human rights and victim rights advocate, and the host/
CitizenshipAmerican
Born InAuburn, New York, United States
Birth Date26-Dec-45
Age as in 202277 years old
Heights1.73 m
Heights in Feet5 feet and 8 inches
Height(s) cm173 cm
Weight68 kg
Weight in Pound149 pounds
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRev Drew Walsh(m. 1971)
Daughter and SonYes (Adam Walsh, Callahan Walsh, Meghan Walsh, Hayden Walsh)
Net Worth$25 million

John Walsh: Biography & Early Life

John Edward Walsh Jr. commonly known by his name John Walsh was born on December 26, 1945, in Auburn, New York. There is no information about his parents or his siblings. John was born in a well-to-do family and was bought up in a decent manner.

Walsh did his schooling at Auburn and was a very bright student. He loved playing sports and actively participated in extracurricular activities. There is no record of him dating in middle school or high school. For further studies, he attended the University of Buffalo and graduated with a degree in Law.

John Walsh: Personal Life

Walsh has never been linked with any other woman except his wife. He dated his wife, Revé for a long time before getting married. The couple soon decided to move out of New York and settle in South Florida where Walsh became involved in the construction business and build some high-end luxury hotels.

Together, the couple is blessed with four kids, out of which, his eldest son was murdered. While Walsh was in the Bahamas, his wife and their son Adam had gone to a mall in Hollywood, where Revé kept her son in a toy store only to look for a lamp. When she returned to that toy store again, Adam was missing. They filed a police complaint about the same, but nothing happened.

It was sixteen days after the abduction, that Adam’s severed head was found in a drainage canal. It was a gruesome and inhumane act by the abductors, as the rest of his body was never found. Nobody could find the real murderer, and finally, Ottis Toole, who was a prime suspect in the case and died in the cell who was serving a life sentence for his other crimes was declared a killer.

John Walsh: Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 December 1945, John Walsh is 75 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.

John Walsh: Career

Apart from being in the construction business, Walsh and his wife were portrayed in a television film called ‘Adam’. Later, a sequel was also produced and aired by the same television production. Soon after the movies, he signed a deal with ‘Fox’ and launched a series called ‘Americas Most Wanted’. The show became the longest crime-running series in the history of American television.

By that time, Walsh became very famous and had contributed to the capture of more than a thousand fugitives. Walsh also hosted his own talk show called ‘The John Walsh Show’ which aired for almost two years. He has also assisted in solving the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart and the arrests of Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Ile

The rappers like Bizzy Bone wrote a song for his show which was dedicated to Walsh’s son Adam. Walsh’s life story was featured in a couple of series and currently, he is the host of ‘The Hunt with John Walsh’. He is also a spokesperson for ‘Justice Network’. There is an entire street in his hometown named after him. Walsh has appeared in one of the comics as himself which is made by DC Comics.

John Walsh: Net worth

Walsh has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He has earned his wealth from his construction business which he has done for years. He has also hosted various television series and thus a high amount of net worth.

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