Johnny Lever Net Worth 2020: Bio, Career, Assets, Income, Salary

Johnny Lever Net Worth is Rs 227 crores. Johny Lever is the name which is known as the king of comedy in Bollywood. His real name is John Rao. He is an actor, comedian, investor mimicry artist, singer and a philanthropist. He was born on 14th August, 1957 in Andhra Pradesh. Johnny Lever currently lives in Mumbai with his wife and kids.

Here, we will discuss about Mr. Johnny Lever’s life, his investments and most obviously the actor’s wealth and net worth. He began his acting career in Bollywood in the year, and since then, he is one of the most loved and appreciated comedian/actor in the Industry. His first break was the movie “Dard ka Rishta” which was directed by Sunil Dutt.


He was bought up in the slums of Dharavi and King’s circle in Mumbai. He lived his childhood in poverty. Johnny Lever studied in the Andhra Education Society English High school upto seventh grade. He had to quit studies after this due to financial problems in the family. He sold pens on the streets of Mumbai by mimicking and dancing like Bollywood stars. Johnny also worked in hotels for a living.

While he turned seventeen, he started doing standup and mimicry shows on stage. He started working in the Hindustan Lever limited (HLL) company when he was eighteen. He continued doing his programmes at the company and also mimicked a few senior officers there. And from there, he got his name “Lever”. From John Rao, he became Johnny Lever.


He worked in HLL for 6  years until 1981, when he quit his job as he was earning well from stage shows. Johnny Lever joined Kalyanji Anandji’s music group, got his break in 1982. He did a few TV commercials and audio cassette shows as well.

His first major hit was Bajigar. In the year 1993, He also worked in Tamil, Telugu and Tulu films. He has also made television appearances through shows like comedy circus. He is the president of MAAM (Mimicry Artist Association Mumbai). It is because of his best comic skills, talent, dedication, hardwork he is one if the richest comic actors in Bollywood.

Johnny Lever Net Worth

Coming to his net worth, it is estimated to be roughly around 30 million US dollars, which in Indian rupees is equal to be 227 crores (2265696000 INR). Main source of his wealthy comes from movies and stage shows.

Johny Lever Net Worth

Mr. Johnny Lever’s Assets:

House: he lives in a grand 3BHK apartment in Lokhandwala, Andheri west Mumbai. He has few more flats in Mumbai city and a beautiful villa too.

Johnny Lever car collection and hobies:

  • Audi Q7 – 1 Crore INR
  • Honda Accord – 43.21 lacs
  • Toyota fortuner – 27 Lacs

His hobbies include doing charity, listening to music, watching films and doing mimicry. As mentioned he strongly believes in charity. He marked his entry in Bollywood by performing in a charity event called “Hope 86” in front of the “ Crème de la crème” of the industry.

Awards and Honours:

  • Star screen award for best comedian-1997
  • Filmfare best comedian award- 1998
  • Zee cine award for best actor in a comic role 2002

About Mr. Johnny Lever:

Following are some of the most interesting facts about Mr. Lever:

  • He has never learnt comedy or acting from any institute.
  • He learnt his unique style of comedy from Hyderabad, where he stayed for a short period during his childhood.
  • Johnny Lever is one of the first standup comedian in India.
Full Name John Prakasa Rao Janumala
Profession Comedian, Indian film actor
Born: 14 August 1957
Height: 1.6 m
Spouse: Sujatha Lever (m. 1984)
Salary 25 to 30 lakhs
Net Worth Rs 227 crores INR.
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Dependency of his net worth:

Johnny has his personal investments and he keeps doing charity work which work which aims at making the society a better place to live in. he doesn’t need any dependency to rely upon as his net worth is expected to increase in the coming years because of his effective and selective roles that he plays in his films.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Johnny lever’s real name?

His real name is John Prakash Rao Janumala.

What is Johnny Lever;s mother tongue?

His mother tongue is Telugu.

How many films has Johnny lever done?

Johnny Lever has acted in more than 350 Films till date.