Johnny Lever Biography, wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Caste, Education, Net worth & More

Johnny Lever was born in a Telugu Christian family. He is also fluent in Hindi, Marathi, English, and Tulu. He is the eldest in the family consisting of three sisters and two brothers (including his younger brother Jimmy Moses). Johnny Lever is an Indian film actor and he is one of the most noted comedians in Hindi cinema. Johnny Lever is one of the first stand-up comedians in India. He has received thirteen(13) Filmfare Awards nominations in Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role and has won the award twice, for his work in Deewana Mastana (1997) and Dulhe Raja (1998). He began his career in 1984 and has acted in more than three hundred(300) Bollywood films.

Johnny Lever Quick Biography

Name John Prakash Rao Janumala
Nick Name Johnny Lever
Occupation Actor, Comedian
Years active 2002–present
Notable work Coaching to economically underprivilaged students for the Indian JEE examination

Personal Life

Date of Birth 14 August 19573
Age (in 2020) 63 Years
Birth Place Kanigiri, Andhra Pradesh, India
Hometown Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh, India (Presently lives in Mumbai, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Religion Christianity
Nationality Indian

Educational Qualification

School Andhra Education Society English High School
College/ University N/A
Education Qualification 7th Standard

Physical Stats & More

Height centimeters- 165 cm
meters- 1.65 m
Feet Inches- 5'5"
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

About Family

Father Prakash Rao Janumala (an operator in Hindustan Lever Ltd)
Mother Karunamma Janumala
Brother - Jimmy Moses (actor, playback singer, stand-up comedian & mimicry artist) & 1 more (both younger)
Children Son- Jesse Johnrao Janumala
Daughter- Jamie Janumala aka Jamie Lever (Comedian, Actor, Singer)


Hobbies Doing Charity, Doing Mimicry, Listening to Music, Watching Films

Johnny Lever Wife.

Wife Name Sujatha Johnrao Janumala
Marriage Date Year 1984
Martial Status Married


Year Nominee / work Award
1997 Raja Hindustani Star Screen Award for Best Comedian
1998 Deewana Mastana Filmfare Best Comedian Award
1999 Dulhe Raja Filmfare Best Comedian Award
2001 Love Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role

Johnny Lever Social Handles

Social media ID / Account / Name
Facebook iamjohnylever
Instagram iam_johnylever
Twitter iamjohnylever

Television show

Year Title Role
1993 Zabaan Sambhalke Johnny Utolandand
2006 Johny Aala Re Host/presenter
2007 Comedy Circus Himself (Judge)
2017–2018 Partners Trouble Ho Gayi Double Gogol Chatterjee/Khabri Murgai

Some Images of  Johnny Lever.

With his Wife Sujatha Johnrao Janumala

johnny lever with his wife

With his Son Jesse Johnrao Janumala

johnny lever with his son-

With his Daughter Jamie Janumala aka Jamie Lever

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Old Picture of Johnny Lever

An old Photo of Johnny

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  • He was born in a Telugu Christian family.
  • His father was an operator in Hindustan Lever Ltd.
  • Due to adverse financial conditions, he couldn’t study further after 7th grade and started doing odd jobs, like selling pens on the streets of Bombay (now Mumbai) by doing mimicry of Bollywood stars.
  • He learned the unique style of comedy in Yakutpura 
  • He is also considered the pioneer of stand-up comedy in 
  • During a Hindustan Lever Limited company function, he mimicked a few senior officers, and from that day on, the workers said he was not John Rao but was Johnny Lever.