John Henson (Comedian) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Wipeout, Food Network, TV Shows, Net worth

John Henson Biography

John Morris Henson is an American Comedian, actor, and Talk Show host. He is known for co-hosting ABC’s Wipeout,  a prime-time game show, alongside John Anderson. Henson was  E! Entertainment show, Talk Soup‘s longest-running host having hosted the show for four years. He hosts Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship.

John Henson Age and Birthday

Born on July 11, 1967,  the Talk Show host, Henson, is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born in Stamford, Connecticut. He celebrates his birthday on the 11th of July every year.

John Henson Height

The Wipeout TV show host, Henson stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 2 inches. He is indeed a tall guy.

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John Henson Family | Parents

Henson was born to his parents;  Joe his father and Barbara his mother. The comedian has four older brothers including Dan Henson, the CEO of GE Capital, and Frank Henson,  who is a teacher.

John Henson Wife | Ex-wife

Henson is married to actress Jill Benjamin since 2010. He was previously married to Corie Hirschtick, a TV producer from 2000 to 2006 when they divorced.

John Henson Children

The television host, Henson, has two children together with his wife Jill Benjamin.

John Henson Career | TV Shows | Movies

Henson started his career as a comedian in the 1990s. He has hosted a number of TV shows and has been cast for several film roles. He is currently the host of Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship. The TV shows he has hosted and appeared in include:

  • Halloween Baking Challenge ( host from 2018-)
  • iWitness– 2017
  • Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition- 2016
  • Pen Zero: Part_Time Hero– 2015
  • Anger Management-2014
  • The Funniest Commercials of The Year -2012
  • Austin & Ally-2012
  • WordGirl– the voice of Captain Tangent (2010-)
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire – as host (2010)
  • My Name is Earl-2009
  • Wipeout – as host (2008-2014)
  • Watch This! – (2006)
  • Talk Soup (1995-1999)

As an actor, Henson has had roles in several movies which include:

  • Life Without Dick– 2002
  • Bar Hopping– 2002
  • Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles– 1999
  • Stag as Timan Bernard-1997
  • Meet Wally Sparks– 1997

John Henson Net worth

Henson has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million. He has amassed his fortune through his career as a comedian, a talk show host, and as an actor.


John has an active Twitter account @john_henson, with over 32k followers as of September 2021.