Jimmie Walker Net Worth, Salary, and Career 2024

Jimmie walker is an American comedian and actor. He is born on 25 June 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. He raised in Bronx. He started his early education from Theodore Roosevelt High School in New York City. He entered in the field of radio engineering with WRVR. He was hired by the NYC radio station.

Jimmie walker father name is James Sr. and his mother name is Lorena. He has only one sister name “Beverly”. His mother is the head of nursing department at a hospital and father is worked as a Pullman porter. As a teenager, Jimmie walker also worked as a vendor at Yankee Stadium. Mickey Mantle once gave him a silver dollar.

Jimmie walker Net Worth and Salary

Jimmie Walker Net Worth, Salary, and Career 2024

As we all know that, he is a famous actor and comedian. Jimmie walker net worth is $800 thousand. He is most famous for playing “J.J” James Evans Jr. on the sitcom “Good Times” in 1974 to 1979. In 2012, he published the book “Dynomite: Good Times, Bad Times, Our Times-A Memoir”.

Jimmie walker also began stand-up comedy in the late 1960. He appeared in more than 50 film and TV movie. The films included “Airplane”, “The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened” and “Let’s Do It Again”. He also appeared in the television show “At Ease” and “Bustin Loose”.

Career and Awards

In 1967, Jimmie Walker began working full-time with the Radio Station of the Riverside Church. In 1969, Jimmie Walker starts his stand-up comedy career. He appeared on the “Jack Paar Show” and “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In”. The casting director of “Good Times” signed Jimmie and cast him as a James J.J. Evens Jr. This series aired 133 episodes in 6 seasons. He earned 2 Golden Globe nominations. While appearing on “Good Times”, he also released the stand-up comedy album “Dyn-o-mite”.

In 1975, Jimmie Walker starred in the Sidney Poitier directed film “Let’s Do It Again”. He co-starred with James Earl Jones and Debbie Allen in the television film “The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened”. For the first time, he guest-starred on “The Love Boat” series. He appeared in five more episode of the series. He appeared in the film “Airplane” in 1980, which grossed $171 million at the box office.

He starred on “Fantasy Island” and “Cagney & Lacey” as a guest. Jimmie Walker appeared in the film “Going Bananas” alongside Dom Deluise in 1983. He starred on science-fiction movie “The Guyver” in 1991. He hosted radio shows on WHIO, KKAR, WLS, and WHIO. Jimmie Walker also guest-starred on “In the House”, “Scrubs”, “Space Ghost Coast to Coast”, “The Larry Sanders Show”, and “Everybody Hates Chris”.

Jimmie Walker ad a cameo in the film “Big Money Rustlas” in 2010. In 2011, he appeared in the Syfy movie “Super Shark”. He starred in the film “Sweet Lorraine” in 2015. In 2016, he co-starred with Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco, Leslie Mann, and Harvey Keitel in “The Comedian”. In 2020, he appeared on “The $10,000 Pyramid” film.