Anjelah Johnson is not an unheard name for comedy fans. Indeed, the California-native artist has set an amazing image of herself by her own struggle and dedication. She is best known for her comedic timing and presentation. Johnson got the first limelight through her standup comedy video “Nail Salon”. Later on, she got many chances and proved her ability by being the highlight every next time.
Her most loved character is Bon Qui Qui from the comedy series, “MADtv”. Apart from these, the music enthusiast set herself as a singer too; has worked in many films and music videos.
Early Life of Anjelah Johnson- Family Background & Education
The American comedian-cum-actress was born Anjelah Nicole Johnson on 14th May 1982. She grew up in her hometown San Jose, California, the United States. Coming from Mexican and Native American descent, she is one of the five children of her family. However, the detailed information regarding her parents and siblings is still under the curtains.
Johnson finished her schooling at a local high school in San Jose. She had an interest in sports activities since childhood. Also, she was a cheerleader for a non-profit organization, Pop Warner. She went to De Anza College and graduated with Speech Communication as her major subject.
As of 2021, the “Our Family Wedding” actress is 39 years old and stands 5 feet and 4.25 inches tall.
Career Journey: Initiation to Prominence
Anjelah started her career journey as a cheerleader for Oakland Raiderette, which is now Las Vegas Raiderettes. She gained good fame there and also was named the Rookie of the Year. However, it was not only her interest as she moved to Los Angeles to explore her career in comedy.
Johnson saw great stardom after her standup comedy video ‘Nail Salon’ surfaced on the internet. Soon her name echoed wide after joining the comedy-drama series “MADtv” in 2007, where she presented herself as Bon Qui Qui. Bon Qui Qui was her self-scripted character who was a fast-food employee and treats customers rudely. Once again, she became an internet sensation for her work. She received a lot of music video offers and other big approaches.
The mid-2000s internet sensation has filmed for her one-hour special standup comedy multiple times. She filmed her first one-hour special show in 2009 as “That’s How We Do It”. Her other shows followed as “The Homecoming Show”(2013), “Not Fancy”(2014), “Mahalo & Goodnight”(2017).
With all those wonderful works in comedy, Johnson spread her wings in the acting fraternity as well. Throughout her career, the ‘Nail Salon’ star worked in many films: “Our Family Wedding”, ” Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel”, “Enough Said”, “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone”, and “Mom’s Night Out”.
Besides these, Anjelah Johnson made many advertisements and commercial appearances. Some of her major commercial appearances are for Snickers, K-Swiss, Visa, Dryers Ice Cream, and so on. Moreover, in 2015, she released her debut album Gold Plated Dreams, 3 years after her EP The Come Up (2012).
Personal Life- Is Anjelah Johnson Married or Dating?
The “Enough Said” actress is quite open regarding her personal life. Respecting the interest and curiosity of the public about her, she usually opens up almost everything on her social media.
An avid Instagram user, Anjelah has more than 606K followers on her account @anjelahjohnson, where she often shares pictures with boyfriend-turned-husband Manwell Reyes. Her beau Mr. Reyes is a German-born American singer, rapper, songwriter and musician- he formerly was the lead singer of the American hip-hop band Group 1 Crew.
The two married on June 11, 2011, in Half Moon Bay, California. Though the detail regarding their dating story remains a sweet secret for now.
Talking about kids, both of them don’t have an interest in bearing their own children. However, they love being around their nephews and nieces as seen in their social media posts. Not to mention, she is fond of dogs and owns a pet named Banzo Bean Reyes; whose Instagram account @banzobeanreyes already amasses 17.2K followers.
Anjela Johnson, now Johnson-Reye is active on Twitter with more than 109.5K followers on her Twitter handle @anjelahjohnson.
What Is Anjelah Johnson’s Net Worth?
Everyone is aware of the charm and talent of this super wonderful lady. Now that she has been active in her profession for almost 2 decades, it’s no wonder she would enjoy showers of money. So, what is the exact number of Anjelah Johnson’s net worth?
As of 2021, Anjelah Johnson has an estimated net worth of $500,000. However, the American actress cum singer keeps her payroll details particularly low-key. But it is undeniable that her decades-long dedication to comedy & acting contributed a lot to her fortune growth- earning her allegedly in the 6-digit figure per year.
The average base salary of an American comedian is $58776 annually and the average bonus is $1628 per year. However, the payroll can sky-rocket even to millions depending on a star’s popularity and work. As of now, she is living a busy yet luxurious life with her husband in Los Angeles.