Johnny Otis Net Worth

Johnny Otis Net Worth is
$1.4 Million

Johnny Otis Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Johnny Otis (born Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes, December 28, 1921 – January 17, 2012) was an American singer, musician, composer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout, disc jockey, record producer, television show host, artist, author, journalist, minister, and impresario. A seminal influence on American R&B and rock and roll, Otis discovered artists such as Little Esther, Big Mama Thornton, Jackie Wilson, Little Willie John and Hank Ballard. Known as the original "King of Rock & Roll", he is commonly referred to as the "Godfather of Rhythm and Blues".
IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameJohnny Otis
Date Of BirthDecember 28, 1921
Place Of BirthVallejo, California, U.S.
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor
SpousePhyllis Otis
ChildrenShuggie Otis
ParentsAlexander J. Veliotes, Irene Kiskakes, Willie And The Hand Jive, Ma, Casting My Spell
SiblingsNicholas A. Veliotes, Dorothy Veliotes, Willie And The Hand Jive, Ma, Casting My Spell
AwardsRhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
MoviesBilly Jack
Star SignCapricorn
1Was at one point a staff producer for Duke Records.
2His younger brother, Nicholas Veliotes, was the US ambassador to Jordan (1978-81) and Egypt (1984-86).
3Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 (under the category Non-Performer).
4Father of blues artist/composer, Shuggie Otis.


Aquarius2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
WPC 562015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dallas Buyers Club2013writer: "Purple", "Sweet Thang"
Magic CityTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Call the Midwife2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Married Life2007writer: "All Nite Long"
I Build the Tower2006Documentary performer: "Harlem Nocturne"
Crossing Jordan2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dahmer2002writer: "Every Beat of My Heart"
Telling Lies in America1997writer: "Willie and the Hand Jive"
Primal Fear1996performer: "Don't Deceive Me Please Don't Go"
The Shawshank Redemption1994"Willie and The Hand Jive"
Milk Money1994"Willie And The Hand Jive"
Little Big League1994writer: "WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE"
Sister Act1992writer: "Roll With Me Henry"
The Delinquents1989writer: "Roll With Me Henry" - as Otis
Heart of Dixie1989writer: "Willie and the Hand Jive"
Last Exit to Brooklyn1989performer: "Because I Love My Baby So", "Harlem Nocturne", "Love Will Break Your Heart for You" / writer: "Because I Love My Baby So", "Love Will Break Your Heart for You"
Back to the Future1985writer: "THE WALLFLOWER DANCE WITH ME HENRY" 1955
Get Crazy1983performer: "Harlem Nocturne"
The Bay City Rollers Meet the Saturday Superstars1978TV Movie writer: "Willie and the Hand Jive"
American Hot Wax1978performer: "Willie and the Hand Jive" / writer: "Willie and the Hand Jive"
Play Misty for Me1971performer: "Willie and the Hand Jive" - uncredited / writer: "Willie and the Hand Jive" - uncredited
Shindig!1964-1965TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Juke Box Rhythm1959performer: "Willie and the Hand Jive" - uncredited / writer: "Willie and the Hand Jive" - uncredited
The Big Record1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dance with Me, Henry1956lyrics: "Dance With Me, Henry" / music: "Dance With Me, Henry"


Billy Jack1971Other Ways Demolition Squad Student
Juke Box Rhythm1959Johnny Otis


The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2012TV Movie in memoriam
I Build the Tower2006Documentary and thanks to


Play Misty for Me1971Himself (uncredited)
The Johnny Otis Show1954TV SeriesHimself / Host

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My Music: 50s & 60s Rock Rewind2014TV MovieHimself

Known for movies

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