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Rodney Van Johnson was born on the 20th February 1961, in Cincinnati, Ohio USA, of African- American descent, ande is an actor, who is probably best recognized for starring in the role of Cipher in the TV series “Pensacola: Wings Of Gold” (1997-1998), playing Trey Stark in the TV series “The Young And The Restless” (1998-2000), and as T.C. Russell in the TV series “Passions” (1999-2007). His acting career has been active since 1994.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Rodney Van Johnson is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Rodney’s net worth is over $5 million, an amount which has been accumulated through his successful career in the entertainment industry as an actor.
Rodney Van Johnson Net Worth $5 Million
Rodney Van Johnson spent his childhood in his hometown, where he attended the Landmark Christian School. Upon matriculation in 1979, he enrolled at the University of Cincinnati, from which he graduated with a BSc degree in Education. While in college, he excelled in track & field, setting several records and so becoming eligible to participate in the 1984 Olympic trials, where he qualified for the 100-meter dash; however, he suffered an injury, so had to quit. However, in 2002 he was elected to the University of Cincinnati’s Hall of Fame following his record-setting exploits in the high jump and sprints.
Following graduation, he moved to Florida, where he began working as a salesman of television advertising, but in 1991 he decided to leave the job and began pursuing acting full time. Rodney’s professional acting career began in 1994, when he made his debut appearance in the film “Dominic’s Castle”, directed by Hazy Coleman. Two years later, he had a small role in the TV series “Grace Under Fire”, and another one in the film “Making The Rules”, which increased his net worth by a large margin.
In 1997, he guest-starred in “The Jamie Foxx Show”, and in the ABC soap opera “Port Charles”, playing Sebastian duPres. During the same year, he was selected to play First Lieutenant Wendell McCray in a syndicated series entitled “Pensacola: Wings Of Gold” (1997-1998), starring alongside such actors as Bobby Hosea, James Brolin, and Michael Trucco. When the filming of the TV series was ended, Rodney was cast in a small role in the TV series “Mad About You” (1998), and in the role of Trey Stark in the CBS TV series “The Young And The Restless”, which lasted until 2000, which significantly increased his net worth.
To speak further about his acting career, Rodney was selected in 1999 for the role of T.C. Russell in the soap opera “Passions”, created by James E. Reilly, with Charles Divins, Natalie Zea, and Amelia Marshall in the lead roles. The TV series was on air on the NBC channel from 1999 until 2007, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. Furthermore, he also starred in such TV and film titles as “Girlfriends” (2000), “Providence” (2002) in which he reprised the role of T.C. Russell, and “Without A Trace” (2008).
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Rodney Van Johnson is married to Carmen Obando, with whom he has two children. He previously adopted a son with actress Kym Whitley. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California. In his spare time, Rodney is known as a research advocate and spokesperson at John Hopkins Hospital for the National Familial Pancreatic Tumor Registry. He is also very active on his official Twitter account.