About John Mahoney
John Mahoney is a popular actor. He is also one of the richest actors in Hollywood as it has been claimed that the current amount of John Mahoney net worth is as much as 15 million dollars. The actor was born in 1940 in Lancashire, England. In 1977, he began his career as an actor in stage plays. In 1980, John Mahoney started his career as a film actor, which increased the total amount of John Mahoney net worth by a mile.
In the period of 1993-2004, John Mahoney was appearing as Martin Crane in the NBC series called “Frasier”. John Mahoney has appeared as a voice artist on some occasions, as well. He has had roles in Broadway plays and other theater productions. Thus, all of them not only made his name popular, but also increased the total estimate of John Mahoney net worth.
John Mahoney grew up in a large family as he is the seventh out of eight kids. John Mahoney got interested in acting when he was little and started to appear on stage with the Stretford Children’s Theatre. His father was a baker and played the piano, whereas his mother was a housewife, who during her free time liked to read books.
There was usually tension in the house as his parents were not happily married and had arguments all the time or did not speak to each other. John Mahoney moved to the United States in his youth, where he intended to have a successful acting career. John Mahoney was studying at Quincy University in Illinois. Also, he served in the United States Army to get his American citizenship faster. He eventually got it in 1959. In the beginning of the 70s, John Mahoney was a teacher of English at Western Illinois University.
Talking about his early acting work, John Mahoney attended acting lessons at St. Nicholas Theatre. Then, he joined Steppenwolf Theatre, where he proved to be a success and was awarded the Clarence Derwent Award for the Most Promising Male Newcomer. John Mahoney appeared in a Broadway play called “The House of Blue Leaves”, and for his role in it, John Mahoney received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
In 1987, he got his first bigger role in a film, which he portrayed in “Tin Men”. In the 1980s and the 1990s, he continued his successful film work with appearances in movies, such as “The American President”, “Eight Men Out”, “Reality Bites”, “Say Anything…” and “In the Line of Fire”. John Mahoney has worked with the Cohen brothers in two films, called “The Hudsucker Proxy” and “Barton Fink”. Thus, all of these films have also increased the total size of John Mahoney net worth.
In 1993, he got a role in the popular series called “Frasier”, where he stayed until its end in 2004. For his appearance in the series, the actor was nominated for two Emmy Awards and two Golden Globes. Before he appeared in “Frasier”, John Mahoney appeared in one episode of the series called “Cheers”.