- John Joseph Corbett is an American actor and country music singer
- He is known for his role Aidan Shaw on HBO's Sex and the City
- Find more facts on him below
|Real name:||John Joseph Corbett|
John Corbett Height
|How tall is John Corbett?||196 cm / 6 ft 6 in|
|Born:||09 May 1961 Comment |
|How old is John Corbett in 2021? / Age: ||60 years
|Where was John Corbett born?||Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S.A.|
|Residence:||Santa Ynez, California,m U.S.A.|
John Corbett Net worth 2021 (estimated)
|How much is John Corbett worth?||$9,500,000
Who is John Corbett? / Facts
Early life and family - Corbett was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, the only child of Sandra "Sandy" (née Pavilack) and John Marshall Corbett.
His parents were married in 1963 when Corbett was two.
He grew up in an apartment block near the Ohio River with his mother and stepfather, both of whom worked at his uncle Phillip's music club.
Corbett was raised Catholic, and was an altar boy for seven years at St. Joseph's Cathedral.
His father, who is of part Irish descent, was born and raised in Bellaire, Ohio, and was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
Corbett's mother was Jewish (of part Russian Jewish descent).
Corbett started playing the guitar at age seven, and at 16, he worked as a security guard at the Capitol Music Hall.
Education - He attended Wheeling Central Catholic High School, from which he graduated in 1979.
First jobs - Following his graduation from high school, Corbett moved to Bellflower, California to live with his father and stepmother, and worked for Kaiser Steel in Fontana for six years.
During his time as a hydrotester in the factory, he spent a year training to become an L.A. County Deputy Sheriff, but ultimately failed the exams.
Corbett stopped working at the factory after injuring his back; he subsequently enrolled in hairdressing classes at Cerritos College in Norwalk, and also studied acting there.
He went to hair school by day and studied theatre at night. He has been a licensed hair stylist since 1986.
Commercials - He then landed a Samsung commercial, and after three years, had starred in 50 national commercials.
Debut in film - Corbett's first role came in 1988, when he was cast as Louis, the hippie boyfriend of Karen Arnold (Olivia d'Abo) in the first season of ABC's comedy-drama series The Wonder Years.
Acting career - He is known for his roles as Chris Stevens on CBS' Northern Exposure and as Aidan Shaw on HBO's Sex and the City.
He reprised the latter role for the film sequel Sex and the City 2 (2010).
Corbett also portrayed the male lead, Ian Miller, in the romantic comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) and its 2016 sequel.
Corbett starred as Max Gregson on Showtime's United States of Tara, recurred as Seth Holt on NBC's Parenthood, and starred as Josiah "Flash" Bacon on FX's Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.
In 2014, Corbett appeared alongside Sarah Bolger in Jeff Probst's drama film Kiss Me.
The following year, he starred as Garrett Peterson, opposite Jennifer Lopez, in the Rob Cohen-directed erotic thriller The Boy Next Door.
Awards - From 1990 to 1995, he starred as Chris Stevens in the CBS comedy-drama series Northern Exposure, for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
For his role as the love interest of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), Aidan Shaw, in the HBO comedy series Sex and the City, he received his second nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film.
In 2002, for his male lead role of Ian Miller in the romantic comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, alongside Nia Vardalos (who also wrote the screenplay), Corbett was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Music career - Aside from acting, Corbett has released two country albums, including his Billboard-charting self-titled debut he released on April 4, 2006.
The album's only single, "Good to Go", debuted at No. 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, which was the highest debut by a new artist from an independent label, and later peaked at No. 43.
7 years after his debut, Corbett released a second country album, Leaving Nothin' Behind on January 29, 2013.
Religion - He was raised Catholic.
Personal life - Corbett has been in a relationship with actress Bo Derek since 2002, after meeting on a blind date.
The couple reside on a ranch in Santa Ynez, California, with their two German Shepherds and four horses.
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- Wheeling Central Catholic High School
Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have okay teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already.
Acting may be how I've made my living, but music has always been my passion.
Extra work [in film] is boring for the extras, and I started to feel like an extra with lines -- it wasn't that challenging to me. So I made a record and...the Nashville community really embraced me. But I gotta tell you, after a couple of years of being out on the road with three other guys in a van...you have a real appreciation of somebody coming to your trailer door and saying, "Mr. Corbett, can we get you a cappuccino?" What I found was, in the two years that I stopped doing it, I really missed it and liked the environment of a movie set and the relationships.
My job [on the set] is to suck it in and try not to [mess] up my words.
I was raised Catholic and I was an altar boy, though my father was a Jehovah's Witness and my mother was Jewish. I become a born-again Christian for a short time in the '80s; I've been to some Buddhist temples. I don't have any labels on me now...
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Last update: 06 April 2021
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