Date of birth December 19, 1967
Age 74 years (in 2020)
Place of birth Auburn, New York, United States
Marital status Married
Wife Reve Drew
Height 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)
Weight 68 kg
Profession TV-series host, Producer, Child-protection advocate, Author, Actor
Net worth $ 20 million
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
John Walsh was born on the 26th of December 1945 in Auburn, New York, USA. He is known as a crime investigator activist.
John Walsh Bio: Age, Early Life
John Walsh is an American host. He hosts the most popular show America’s Most Wanted. Besides, John is a criminal and victim’s rights. The reason why he started his Crime Investigation career was his son. In 1981 his son was abducted and murder. So he started working on the awareness of the abduction of children.
He is currently 53 years of age, according to his know date of birth.
John Walsh Education Details
John was born in Auburn, New York; he was also raised there and graduated from the University of Buffalo. This university is known as State University of New York at Buffalo.
Which Tragedy Got John Walsh?
After that, he got married. He moved to Florida with his family. In 1981 a tragic event happened to Walsh. His six-year-old son was abducted from a supermarket. They searched for him, and after 16 days, they found his remains. Ottis Toole killed him. Two fishermen found Adam’s head in a drainage Canal in Vero Beach. Whereas the body was never found. Ottis was sentenced to death. Before hanging, died in prison of Cirrhosis in 1996 at the age of 49.
The case of the abduction of Adam Walsh ran for 30 years. It was finally solved in December 2008. Ottis Toole was determined as the murder of Adam. But it was late to be recognized because he already died in 1996 while in prison.
John Walsh Career Details
Before the murder of his son, he was about to build a hotel. But his son got murdered. This tragedy had a significant effect on his mental health. He was not anymore able to do routine work. This hotel building was his dream project and cost 26 million dollars. After Adam’s death, he lost everything.
After this tragedy, he launched help for missing and abducted children. He had a contract with Fox century television station. After that, he found the most famous criminal series, America’s Most Wanted. Furthermore, he also hosted and produced some other shows. These shows include the John Walsh show, Streetsmart kids, and the extreme home makeover show. He also acted in movies about crime. Also, he is the founder of the National Centre for missing and exploited children. Moreover, he has written some books, including tears of rage, Public Enemies, and no mercy.
John Walsh Awards
Walsh won the Operation Kids Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. Besides, he won the governor’s award in 2011.
John Walsh Net Worth
Because of progress in his career, the net worth of John Walsh is also increasing. It is estimated that he has a net worth of 20 million dollars.
John Walsh Dative History And Marriage Details
We do not have much information regarding his past life. All that is know is about his career and married life. Furthermore, what is known about his dating is that he was in love with 16 year old Reve in his twenties.
In his book, he wrote about his love for 16-year-old Reve when he was in his twenties. This raised some controversies against him too. Because the legal age for this was 17, and Reve was underage.
Walsh is married to Reve. They got married on the 10th of July 1971. Furthermore, it was heard that the wife of John filed a divorce against him. But later on, they were reconciled. Thus, the divorce case was dismissed.
John Walsh Parents
His parents are John E. Walsh Sr. and Jean Walsh.
John Walsh Kids
Besides Adam, John has three other children. A daughter Meghan Walsh 30 years old, and two sons color Callahan Walsh and Hayden Walsh 28 and 25 years old respectively. Meghan was born one and a half year after Adams death. It is usually said that the youngest son, Hayden Walsh resembles the deceased Adam Walsh.
John Walsh Body Measurements
John wash has a handsome height of 5 feet, 8 inches, and weighs 68 kilograms. His eye and hair color is brown, whereas his skin is fair. He has a chest, bicep, and waist sizes of 44, 15, and 32 inches, respectively.
John Walsh Cars And Houses
It is not known about the cars and house John owned. The only thing that is revealed is their residence. The couple live in US Capital, Washington DC.