John Barrowman Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

John Barrowman Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight76 kg
Date of BirthMarch 11, 1967
Zodiac SignPisces
Eye ColorBlue

John Barrowman is a Scottish-American actor, singer, voiceover artist, presenter, author, dancer, and comic book writer known for having been cast in shows and movies such as Titans, Dancing on IceLegends of TomorrowI’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!ArrowScandalZero Dark Thirty, Desperate HousewivesCentral Park West, and Shark Attack 3: Megalodon. In addition to that, he has also gained acclaim with his roles in productions like Cal Chandler in The Fix, Alex in Aspects of Love, Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk, Albin/Zaza in La Cage aux Folles, Dumaine in Love’s Labour’s Lost, and F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Beautiful and Damned. The actor was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to light entertainment and charity.

Born Name

John Scot Barrowman

Nick Name

John

John Barrowman as seen while speaking at the 2019 Phoenix Fan Fusion in Phoenix, Arizona
John Barrowman as seen while speaking at the 2019 Phoenix Fan Fusion in Phoenix, Arizona (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Glasgow, Scotland

Nationality

Scottish, American

Education

Barrowman studied at Joliet West High School and graduated high school in 1985. He later got enrolled at the University of Iowa for a semester to study drama and music and then attended DePaul University, studying voice for a trimester.

In January 1988, he transferred to the United States International University and studied performing arts.

Occupation

Actor, Singer, Voiceover Artist, Presenter, Author, Comic Book Writer, Dancer

Family

  • Father – John Barrowman (An employee at the Caterpillar heavy machinery company)
  • Mother – Marion Barrowman (A singer who also worked in a record shop)
  • Siblings – Carole Barrowman (Older Sister) (English Professor, Fiction Reviewer, Writer), Andrew Barrowman (Older Brother)
  • Others – John Barrowman (Paternal Grandfather), Emily Smith Mathieson (Paternal Grandmother), Andrew Butler (Maternal Grandfather), Marian Anderson (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

He has been signed with –

  • Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Gavin Barker Associates, Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom

Genre

Pop Music, Musical Theatre

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Sony BMG, JAY Records, Arista, Decca

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Scott Gill, John Barrowman (saluting in the style of Captain Jack Harkness), and politician Brian Paddick on a float at the 2007 London Gay Pride
From Left to Right – Scott Gill, John Barrowman (saluting in the style of Captain Jack Harkness), and politician Brian Paddick on a float at the 2007 London Gay Pride (Fæ / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

John Barrowman has dated –

  1. Scott Gill (1993-Present) – He met British architect Scott Gill in 1993 and they entered into a civil partnership on December 27, 2006. On July 2, 2013, they were legally married in California following the Supreme Court’s decision to deny an appeal against the reversal of California Proposition 8.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Barrowman is of Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

Dimpled smile

Brand Endorsements

He worked in a TV advert for Irn Bru in 1994.

John Barrowman pictured while meeting with 'Arrow' fans at the 2014 Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California
John Barrowman pictured while meeting with ‘Arrow’ fans at the 2014 Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California (Nehrams2020 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

John Barrowman Facts

  1. He made his theatrical film debut in the 1987 American crime film, The Untouchables, but his role went uncredited.
  2. He has been known for speaking in his American accent while in public and switching back to his original Scottish accent when speaking to his parents.
  3. For his role as Cal Chandler in The Fix, John Barrowman was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for “Best Actor in a Musical”.
  4. He launched his skincare line called HIM in 2011.
  5. He performed in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
  6. John Barrowman is a huge fan of American actress Carol Burnett.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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