Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis is a popular American singer and songwriter. He is most well-known for the immensely popular albums, “Merry Christmas” which earned a 5x Gold certification from the RIAA, and “Johnny’s Greatest Hits” which stayed on Billboard charts for 490 consecutive weeks. He is equally famous for the singles, “A Certain Smile” and “Wild Is the Wind” which brought him an Academy Award nomination.

Well, how well do you know about Johnny Mathis? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Johnny Mathis’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Johnny Mathis to date.

Biography and Early Life

Johnny Mathis, whose full name is John Royce Mathis, was born on the 30th of September 1935 in Gilmer, Texas, the U.S. to parents, Clem Mathis and Mildred Boyd. His father was a singer and played piano as well. He was drawn to music from an early age itself and he used to sing in events at school and the church. Coming to his siblings, he has three brothers, Clem L. Mathis, Jr., Ralph Mathis, Michael Mathis, and three sisters, Marguerite McMillian, Elizabeth Mathis, and Linda Mathis.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Johnny Mathis in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Johnny Mathis’s age is 85 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 September 1935. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


Johnny Mathis received his high school education from George Washington High School. During his time in high school, he used to be an amazing athlete and was a high jumper and hurdler besides being a member of the basketball team. As a result, he attended Francisco State College on an athletic scholarship.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Johnny Mathis is currently single as per our records. He has previously been in a relationship with the popular singer, Estelle Bennett.  He has also previously dated the popular male celebrities, Mitch Miller and George Avakian, and the popular female celebrities, Deniece Williams, Patti Austin, and Regina Belle.

Is Johnny Mathis Gay?

Johnny Mathis is indeed gay and isn’t straight when it comes to his sexual orientation. He has previously been in a relationship with the popular male celebrities, Mitch Miller and George Avakian. However, he has also dated popular female celebrities, Estelle Bennett, Deniece Williams, Patti Austin, and Regina Belle in the past.

Professional Career

Johnny Mathis made his debut in 1956 with the release of his album, “Johnny Mathis: A New Sound In Popular Song”. The following year in 1957, he released the albums, “Wonderful Wonderful” and “Warm” which was a huge success and even earned a Gold certification from the RIAA.  In the same year, he released the singles, “Chances Are” which was certified Gold, and “Wild Is the Wind” which not only captured the 22nd position on the Billboard Hot 100 but also went on to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

The following year, in 1958, he released the compilation album, “Johnny’s Greatest Hits”, which was an incredibly massive success. The album stayed at the top of the Billboard 200 for three consecutive weeks and 490 consecutive weeks on the charts. The album also received a Platinum certification from the RIAA. In the same year, he released the single, “A Certain Smile” which earned an Academy Award for Best Original Song nomination.

Also in the same year, his album, “Merry Christmas” was released which was certified a 5x Gold certification from the RIAA. In 1962, he released the single, “Gina” which captured the 6th position on the Billboard Hot 100. The following year in 1963, he released the single, “What Will Mary Say”, which captured the 9th position on the Billboard Hot 100.

4 years later in 1967, he founded the label, Jon Mat Records. In 1978, he released the single, “Too Much, “Too Little, Too Late” which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 charts and even earned Gold certification. In 2006, he released the compilation album, “The Very Best of Johnny Mathis” which captured 6th position on the UK albums chart.

As you would expect, he has made several appearances on the popular talk show, “The Tonight Show”. Johnny has also served as a narrator for the popular documentary film, “’51 Dons”.


  • Johnny Mathis was the winner of the 2003 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Johnny Mathis was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998, 2002, and 2008 for his singles, “Chances Are”, “Misty”, “It’s Not for Me to Say”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Johnny Mathis in 2021

As of 2021, Johnny Mathis has garnered a net worth of $420 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his music career and the various music tours & concerts he has been a part of. His label, Jon Mat Records has only added to his net worth.

Johnny Mathis has been a great singer and his work shows that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and thank him for the memories.


Facts of John Royce Mathis

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJohn Royce Mathis
  • birthplaceGilmer, Texas, U.S.
  • Date of Birth September 30, 1935
  • Age 88 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionCatholicism
  • net worth$420 Million
  • professionSinger and Songwriter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 72 Kg, In Pounds – 159 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 170 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolGeorge Washington High School

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