John David Witherspoon Jr
John David Witherspoon Jr is the best to know as the son of John Witherspoon who is a veteran actor and comedian. On October 29, 2019, John Witherspoon passed away at his home.
His family confirmed in a statement to Deadline: “It is with the deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife Angela, and his sons JD, Alexander, and a large family. We are all in shock, please give us a minute for a moment in privacy and we will celebrate his life and his work together. John used to say ‘I’m no big deal’, but he was a huge deal to us.”
John Jr on October 30, 2019, shared the picture of himself along with his dad on Instagram and wrote “So…my Dad died today & honestly I’m not sure how to feel. I’m sad, but I’m also happy 4 all the great times we had together. We’d roast each other like homies more than Father & Son, and I loved that about us. In all seriousness, I work as hard as I do thanks to seeing Him grind for literally 77 years of his life, and I’m damn proud to be his son. If I have even half the career & impact he has had on people I’ll be very happy. His legacy will live on through me, my family, his friends, and everyone else who was touched by him here on earth. He was my best friend & my Hero. I Love U Dad…I’ll miss u. – J.D.”
John David Witherspoon Jr Career
JD is an actor and comedian, known for hosting the Facebook Watch Trivia Show, “Confetti”. According to his IMBD page, he was raised in Los Angeles California.
He worked on The Equalizer 2, Roman J. Israel Esq. and does voice-over work for animated shows on Adult Swim such as Lazor Wulf and The Jellies. When he’s not acting he’s uploading frequent content on his social media accounts to his over 500,000+ followers daily. You can also catch him performing stand up comedy at the hottest clubs Hollywood.
Moreover, he chose his godfather to be a veteran comedian and former Late Show host, David Letterman.
John David Witherspoon Jr Family
He is the son of John Witherspoon (father) and Angela Robinson-Witherspoon (mother). He also has a brother named Alexander.
Angela started acting in 1976 when she landed a role opposite Fred “The Hammer” Williamson in “One Down, Two to Go”. At that time, she didn’t focus on acting because she was busy modeling in Paris, London, Milan, and New York City and working with the Eileen Ford Agency.
His father was the best known for his role as Willie Jones in the Friday series, Witherspoon starred in several hit films, like Hollywood Shuffle, Boomerang, and Vampire in Brooklyn. He also voiced Gramps on The Boondocks.
John David Witherspoon Jr Wife
JD is married to his wife named Pilar Teaspoon who is a blogger and YouTube personality, for two years. On July 31, 2019, he shared the video on Instagram and captioned “Verified Happy 2nd Wedding Anniversary @PilarTeaSpoon.”
Pilar has a self-entitled Youtube channel and gained over 4.2k plus subscriber on it and she launched her Youtube channel on January 13, 2013, and uploaded her first video on June 10, 2013, titled “DIY Stiletto Nail Tutorial! No Acrylics! No Damage!.”
John David Witherspoon Jr Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is $4.8 million USD as of 2019.