John Barrowman is a Scottish-American actor, singer, presenter, author, and comic book writer. He played the lead character in various musicals including Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard and many more. He is known for his role as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood, Malcolm Merlyn in DC's comics television series Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow. As for music he is known with his album Another Side, Music Music Music and many more. His work does not end with television and theater he also wrote novel Hallow Earth and Bone Quill.
John Scot Barrowman was born on 11th March 1967 in Glasgow, Scotland. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Pisces.
Talking about his family and parents, he is the youngest son of John Barrowman and Marion Barrowman. His mother was a singer and his father was employed in a Caterpillar heavy machinery company. Later he moved to United State with his family and his elder sister Carole Barrowman and big brother Andrew Barrowman.
John attended Joliet West High School where his English teacher encouraged him for his future with music and performing. After he graduated from high school in 1985, he went to United States International University to study Performing Arts. While he was in University he went to Britain in an exchange program and study Shakespeare for six months.
John Barrowman is openly gay and he is proud of it. He is married to Scott Gill. The couple met during the production of Rope at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 1993. They also share homes in London, Cardiff, and Palm.
Both of them entered civil partnership on 27th December 2006 and were paired legally in California on 2nd July 2013. He and his husband held a big bad garage sale in their palm spring home in which it was a memory of Doctor Who and Torchwood.
The couple is living happily and there is no chance of getting separate or any other controversy.
As of August 2019, John Barrowman has an estimated net worth of $4 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrities like Justin Chamber, Sunshine Kiki, and Eva Pigford had earned similar net worth as John.
Furthermore, he has three homes in three different places including one in London, Cardiff Wales and Palm Springs, California which total amount would be in millions.
His primary source of income is from his work as an actor in Hollywood films and television series.
John started his career as an actor in Theatre as Billy Crocker in Cole Porter's Anything Goes at the Prince Edward Theatre. Later he appeared in various plays including Matador, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon and many more.
Not only this, but he also worked as a television presenter in Live & Kicking which was broadcast on BBC on Saturday morning. He also read bedtime stories on The CBebbbies channel between 1 and 5 May 2006. His other programs include This Morning with Kate Thornton, BBC One game show Pressure Pad and many more.
After he was stable in television he appeared on various television shows as guest appearances and with the main role in various television series including Desperate Housewives, Will & Grace and many more. He got his main role as Malcolm Merlyn in DC's television series Arrow and appeared in other DC's series like The Flash for 2 episodes and Legends of Tomorrow for 6 episodes. In which he shared the screen with actors like Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland and Paul Blackthorne in Arrow.
He portrayed as Captain Jack Harkness in BBC television drama Doctor Who and spin-off series with the same role in television series Torchwood.
Furthermore, he worked on the silver screen like The Untouchables, Shark Attack 3: Megalodon, Method, The Producers, Zero Dark Thirty and many more.
John Barrowman is a Scottish-American actor, singer, presenter, author, and comic book writer.
John Barrowman actor stands 6 feet or 182 in cm.
John Barrowman has an estimated net worth of $4 million