John Wesley Shipp Net Worth

Are you interested in the total net worth of John Wesley Shipp? Famous actors around the world earn huge amounts of money. John Wesley Shipp is no exception from this rule. You should know that John Wesley Shipp is a Hollywood star, born on unknown in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Having starred and featured on many hit Hollywood movies and popular TV shows, this actor has amassed a fortune under his belt! His parents are unknown and he also has a sibling unknown. As a kid and later as an adult, John Wesley Shipp attended Butler High School. Born in the American John Wesley Shipp is a very talented actor who is also known of having the aliases or nicknames of unknown. He is 6 ft (1.854 m) tall. The total net worth of John Wesley Shipp is quite a lot – $2 Million.

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Shipp’s father was a pastor of a small church outside of Wake Forest, North Carolina. John attended Butler High School, and after matriculating went on to Indiana University. In 1980, he started to pursue an acting career after joining the daytime soap opera “Guiding Light”, playing the role of Dr. Kelly Nelson for four years, and would afterwards join “As the World Turns” in 1985 playing Douglas Cummings, which performance would earn him his first Daytime Emmy Award. More opportunities started opening up for John and his net worth started to increase as well, as he was also part of “Santa Barbara”, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children’.

In 1990, Shipp then took the role of The Flash in the CBS series of the same name. His next major project would be a recurring role in the series “Sisters” four years later, but he was also working on stage, appearing in a production of “The Killing of Michael Malloy”. In 1998, he was cast as the father of the lead character Dawson in the series “Dawson’s Creek”, being a part of the show for four seasons, and going on to take more television and film projects, building his net worth. In 2010, he returned to daytime soap operas, in the villainous role in “One Life to Live” playing Eddie Ford, before making a guest appearance in the series “Drop Dead Diva” the following year. He was also part of three episodes of “Teen Wolf”, and then starred in the independent film “Hell and Mr. Fudge”, all of which added to is net worth.

John’s next big project would be 2014’s “The Flash”, cast in the recurring role of Henry Allen, Barry Allen’s father. Starting from the second season of “The Flash”, he also played the alternate universe Flash counterpart Jay Garrick. Meantime he’s also did voice work, participating in the animated show “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” voicing the villain, Professor Eobard “Zoom” Thawne aka the Reverse-Flash. Thanks to all of these opportunities, his net worth continues to increase.

For his personal life, little is known about any of Shipp’s romantic relationships, although rumour in 2017 has it that long-time unnamed girlfriend is infanticipating!

Structural info

  • Full Name: John Wesley Shipp
  • Net Worth: $2 Million
  • Date Of Birth: January 22, 1955
  • Place Of Birth: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
  • Height: 6 ft (1.854 m)
  • Profession: Actor
  • Education: Butler High School
  • Nationality: American
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  • Awards: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series
  • Movies: The Flash, Dawson’s Creek, The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter, As the World Turns, Hell and Mr. Fudge, Christie’s Revenge, Soft Deceit Golden Shoes, Second to Die, Baby of the Bride, Road Rage, Starcrossed, Sisters, The Sector, Port City, Green Dolphin Beat, Karma Police, Lost Treasure of D…
  • TV Shows: As the World Turns, Dawson’s Creek, Sisters, The Flash


  • Has played two versions of the Flash: Barry Allen in the 90’s TV series, and Jay Garrick, the Golden Age Flash, in the 2015 series. Shipp also plays Barry Allen’s father, Henry Allen, in the latter show.
  • Was able to land two Broadway roles, in the award-winning “Dancing at Lughnasa,” and as Harvey Feirstein’s love interest in “Safe Sex,” his Broadway debut.
  • His father was the Minister at Ridgecrest Baptist Church when he was attending High School in Wake Forest, NC. One night while some friends of his were visiting, gunshots were fired through the brick walls of his house. It is assumed that it was the KKK who fired the shots, because a few of those friends were African American. If you can find the old T.V. guide from around that time, John gave an interview where he talked about the incident.
  • He played Barry Allen / The Flash in The Flash (1990) and his father Henry Allen in The Flash (2014).
  • Won two consecutive daytime Emmy awards for his soap work — the first for As the World Turns (1956) and the second for Santa Barbara (1984).
  • Lived in New York City to study acting following college and earned his first daytime claim to fame playing Dr. Kelly Nelson on Guiding Light (1952) in 1980.
  • A dark and handsome 1980s soap hunk who made a bid for prime time success by embodying comic book superhero The Flash in The Flash (1990). He made a bigger impact playing Dawson Leery’s father on Dawson’s Creek (1998).


Title Year Status Character
Palmetto Pointe 2005 TV Series Michael Jones
Starcrossed 2005 Short Father
JAG 1995-2004 TV Series Colonel Marcus Sutter / Gunnery Sergeant Granger
Second to Die 2002 Jim Bratchett
Dawson’s Creek 1998-2001 TV Series Mitch Leery
The Outer Limits 2001 TV Series Coach Peter Shotwell
Road Rage 1999 TV Movie Jim Carson
Soldier of Fortune, Inc. 1997 TV Series Griffin
Lost Treasure of Dos Santos 1997 TV Movie Jack
Deadly Web 1996 TV Movie Dr. Stanton
Strangers 1996 TV Series Jack
Sisters 1994-1995 TV Series Lucky Williams
Soft Deceit 1994 John Hobart
Green Dolphin Beat 1994 TV Movie Terry Lattner
Golden Gate 1994 TV Movie Kenny Scanlon
NYPD Blue 1994 TV Series Officer Roy Larson
Human Target 1992 TV Series Garner St. John
All My Children 1992 TV Series Carter Jones
Danger Team 1991 TV Movie Spex (voice)
Baby of the Bride 1991 TV Movie Dennis
The Flash 1990-1991 TV Series Barry Allen
The Flash
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter 1990 Barney
Santa Barbara 1986 TV Series Martin Ellis
Summer Fantasy 1984 TV Movie Callahan
Guiding Light 1980-1984 TV Series Kelly Nelson
Victor Laszlo
Fantasy Island 1983 TV Series Todd Skylar
The Dirtiest Show in Town 1980 TV Movie
As the World Turns 1956 TV Series Doug Cummings (1985-1986)
Night Sweats 2016 post-production Nick Frankenthaler
The Flash 2014-2016 TV Series Henry Allen
Jay Garrick
The Sector 2016 Stillwell
Sensory Perception 2015 Lt. Thawne
Golden Shoes 2015 The President of the United States
Teen Wolf 2012-2013 TV Series Mr. Lahey
Hell and Mr. Fudge 2012 Bennie Lee Fudge
One Life to Live 2010-2012 TV Series Eddie Ford
Drop Dead Diva 2011 TV Series Doug Bailey
Separation Anxiety 2010 Mr. Palmer
Batman: The Brave and the Bold 2010 TV Series Professor Zoom
Grotesque 2009 Short Father Fahey
Port City 2009 George
Karma Police 2008 Barrington Freeman
The Closer 2007 TV Series Chris Conroy
Christie’s Revenge 2007 TV Movie Ray Colton
CSI: NY 2006 TV Series Patrick Quinn
Title Year Status Character
Whittaker Bay 2008 TV Series 3 episodes
Palmetto Pointe 2005 TV Series 1 episode
Title Year Status Character
The Flash: Behind the Story – The Trickster Returns! 2015 Video short Himself
DC Comics Night at Comic-Con 2014 Presenting Gotham, the Flash, Constantine and Arrow 2014 Video short Himself – Henry Allen (The Flash)
Pointe Blank 2010 Documentary
Creating Karma: Behind the Scenes of ‘Karma Police’ 2009 Video short Himself
Breaking Pointe: The Documentary 2007 Video documentary
Breaking Pointe 2007 Documentary Himself
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Dawson’s Creek: Behind the Scenes 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1991 TV Series Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
The Flash 2016 TV Series Henry Allen
The Flash
Visionado obligado 2012 TV Series Mitch Leery
Songs from Dawson’s Creek 1999 TV Movie documentary Mitch Leery
Flash III: Deadly Nightshade 1992 Video Barry Allen
The Flash
The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster 1991 Video Barry Allen
The Flash


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