AJ Johnson was an American actor and comedian Know all about AJ Johnson Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
|Birthdate ( Age)||5 May 1965|
|Place of Birth||Compton, California, United States|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Profession||American actor and comedian|
|Net Worth||$2.5 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Anthony Johnson sometimes credited as A. J. Johnson, was an American actor and comedian. He was best known for his role in Friday.
He has also appeared in Panther, The Players Club, B*A*P*S, I Got The Hook Up,Def Jam’s How to Be a Player and Repos, and in rap videos: in Dr. Dre’s “Dre Day” (1992), he played Sleazy-E, a parody of Eazy-E, and he appeared again as Sleazy-E in the video for Eazy-E’s “Real Muthaphuckkin G’s” (1993), this time being assaulted.
Early Life and Family
Born in Compton, California, his father was a stuntman and a founder of the Black Stuntmen’s Association. Johnson began acting in his early twenties. In 1990 he landed a starring role as E.Z.E. in House Party, after which he started doing stand-up in bars in Los Angeles. He later appeared in Lethal Weapon 3 as a drug dealer and in Menace II Society.
AJ Johnson wife
AJ Johnson was Married With wife Lexis Johnson. He is Survived by his wife and the couple have children together but there is not more informationavailable on social media about is personal life.
AJ Johnson Net Worth
AJ Johnson was an American actor and comedian has an estimated Net Worth arround $ 2.5 Million in 2021.
His biggest role was in the 1995 comedy Friday, as Ezal, a crackhead and thief. He has also appeared in Panther, The Players Club, B*A*P*S, I Got The Hook Up,Def Jam’s How to Be a Player and Repos, and in rap videos: in Dr. Dre’s “Dre Day” (1992), he played Sleazy-E, a parody of Eazy-E, and he appeared again as Sleazy-E in the video for Eazy-E’s “Real Muthaphuckkin G’s” (1993), this time being assaulted.
His representative, LyNea Bell, confirmed the news to Deadline in a statement: “The world of comedy has truly been shaken, again. Our BH Talent family is heartbroken about the loss of the iconic legend of stage and screen Mr Anthony “AJ” Johnson. He has left with us amazing memories of his laughter, dynamic acting skills, but most of all his enormous personality and heart of gold.”
Johnson was best known for his performance as the petty thief Ezal in the cult buddy comedy Friday, which was written by Ice Cube and DJ Pooh.Johnson also starred in Lethal Weapon 3, Menace II Society and House Party, and performed as a standup comedian.His career received a big break in 1990 when he was cast in hit comedy House Party and as a result started performing standup around Los Angeles.
A number of tributes have poured in from the entertainment world. Music producer, Swiff D tweeted that Johnson was: “Hands down one of the funniest dudes ever” whilst DJ First Class posted: “Damn, rest easy AJ “Ezel” Johnson,” alongside a photo of the actor.