Johnny Lever Biography

Biography of Johnny Lever

Name: John Prakash Rao Janumala

Nick Name: Johnny Lever.

Gender: Male.

Height: 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in).

Eye Colour: Black.

Skin Colour: Brown.

Hair Colour: Black.

Date of Birth of Johnny Lever: 14 August 1957, Kanigiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Johnny Lever Age: 63 Years.

Known Languages : Telugu(Mother Tongue), He is also fluent in Hindi, Marathi, English and Tulu.

Profession: Actor, Comedian.

(He is one of the first stand-up comedians in India.)

Johnny Lever on stage
Johnny Lever on stage

Citizenship: Indian.

Net Worth: $30 Million.

Marital Status: Married.

Religion: Christianity

Education/Qualification of Johnny Lever

Andhra Education Society English High School. 

(He went to school till 7th grade, but couldn’t continue school because of his financial problems. Moreover, he had sold pens on the streets to eradicate poverty.)

Family of Johnny Lever

Johnny Lever with Family
Johnny Lever with Family

Parents: Father: Prakash Rao Janumala

(Johnny’s father was an operator in Hindustan Unilever plant)

Mother: Karunamma Janumala.

Johnny Lever with his mother
Johnny Lever with his mother

Spouse(s): Sujatha Lever ​(married 1984-current)

Johnny Lever with his wife Sujatha Lever
Johnny Lever with his wife Sujatha Lever

Childrens of Johnny Lever

Daughter: Jamie Lever 

Johnny Lever with his daughter Jamie Lever
Johnny Lever with his daughter Jamie Lever
Age-33Profession- Actress, Comedian.Known For-Kis KisKo Pyaar Karoon(2015)Rashtraputra (2018)Housefull 4 (2019)

Son: Jessy Lever 

Johnny Lever with his son Jessy Lever
Johnny Lever with his son Jessy Lever
Age-30Profession- Actor, Comedian.Known For- Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham(2001), War (2019)Yeh Saali Aashiqui (2019)

Career of Johnny Lever

Debut Film: Dard Ka Rishta(1982)

Films Done: 200.

Top Films of Johnny Lever: 

2009De Dana Dan
1999Baadshah
1996Sapoot
1990Dil
1992Khiladi
2002Awara Pagal Deewana
200636 China Town
2005Deewane Huye Paagal
2000Fiza
2000Dulhan Hum Le Jaayenge

Awards Won by Johnny Lever

(He has received thirteen Filmfare Awards nominations and has won the award twice)

Johnny Lever receiving Filmfare award
Johnny Lever receiving Filmfare award
Filmfare AwardsDeewana MastanaBest Performance in a Comic Role(Won)1998
Filmfare AwardsDulhe RajaBest Performance in a Comic Role (Won)1999
Screen AwardsRaja HindustaniBest Comedian (Won)1997
Zee Cine AwardsLove Ke Liye Kuch Bhi KaregaBest Performance in a Comic Role (Won)2002

Interesting Facts about Johnny Lever

1): Johnny Lever has worked at Hindustan Unilever for 6 years, when he performed at a stage show for a company event. John’s mimicry was greatly appreciated by all staff. Thereafter, his colleagues named him ‘Johnny Lever’.

Johnny Lever Funny Impressions
Johnny Lever Funny Impressions

2): Johnny has got a daughter named Jamie Lever, she is also a stand-up comedian and so far the father-daughter duo have done over 150 live shows.

3): Johnny’s Son is also an actor and a fitness freak, by far he has appeared in War(Film) & Yeh Saali Aashiqui(Film). 

4): Johny Lever had gone through a lot of struggles in his early life, for coming out of poverty he used to sell pens on the streets and used to do comic shows on the streets.

5): Johnny Lever appeared in HT Brunch Magazine with his son & daughter.

Johnny Lever with HT brunch magazine
Johnny Lever with HT brunch magazine

Johnny Lever Quotes

“Talent is given by God but you should respect it by doing good work.”

“I am the opposite of other people. I don’t cry when I am upset. I cry when I am happy.”

“If I’m not comfortable doing something, I’ll refuse the role altogether.”

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.”

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