Anjelah Johnson Biography 2024 - Comedian And Actress

Anjelah Johnson Biography - Comedian And Actress

Anjelah Johnson is a famous American actress and comedian. Image Source: Anjelah Johnson Instagram.

Anjelah Johnson is a comedian and actress of American nationality. Apart from her acting profession, she had also worked as an NFL cheerleader. Johnson's appearance in season 13 of the American sketch comedy television series MADtv helped her gain immense fame. She has amassed tremendous fortune to her name as well.

One cannot doubt that Anjelah has gained quite a success in her career and has established herself as a successful star in the industry. Talking about her personal life, she shares a blissful marital life with her husband, with whom she has been married since 2011. For now, let's learn more about Anjelah Johnson's biography and her professional life.

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Early Life, Family, And Education

Anjelah Johnson was born Anjelah Nicole Johnson on the 14th of May, 1982, to her mother, Susan Zagar, also known as Susie Zagar, and her father, Mitchell Johnson. She is of Mexican and Native American descent. She grew up alongside her four siblings, and two of them are Kennie Johnson, Veronica Johnson. Anjelah also has a large extended family and remains close with them.

Well, Anjelah's mother is a hairstylist, and her brother, Kennie Johnson, followed in their mom's footsteps. As for her, Anjelah paved her own path into acting and comedy.

Anjelah Johnson's Family

Anjelah Johnson grew up with her siblings in California. Image Source: Anjelah Johnson Instagram.

Talking about the actress's education, Anjelah attended San Jose's Lincoln High School, and after that, she attended De Anza College in Cupertino, studying speech communication. 

Anjelah Johnson Net Worth And Career

While attending De Anza College in 2002, Anjelah became a cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders. She was named rookie Raiderettes of the year, and the entire squad of cheerleaders performed in Super Bowl XXXVII. She then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy and acting. Her first-ever stand-up comedy, "Nail Salon," went viral, and she became an Internet sensation which helped her gain several stand-up, film, and television opportunities.

And since then, she kicked off her career in the entertainment industry and eventually added fame and fortune to her name. 

Movies and Television

As mentioned earlier, Johnson became famous through her acting profession. In 2007, Anjelah joined the cast of the American sketch comedy show MADtv. She appeared in the show for only the 13th season. Despite few episodes, her character, Bon Qui Qui, a rude fast-food employee, made her viral again and helped her gain immense fame and recognition. She accumulated several awards and accolades for her work in the series. 

Furthermore, Anjelah has also starred in several other movies through which she has earned a generous amount of money. Thus, Anjelah Johnson's net worth might be of a grand sum. Here are box office collections of the movies that she has starred in, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

Movies Box Office Collections
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone $2.3M
Mom's Night Out $10.4M
Our Family Wedding $20.2M
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $219.6M

Apart from the movies, Anjelah has guest-starred in numerous series like Superstore, Ugly Betty, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Match Game, The View, and many others. As an actress, she possibly earns $588,001 as it is an average salary. So, she must have gained a significant sum through her acting career. As she is still very dedicated to her career, there's no doubt that her net worth will increase in the future.


Apart from her exemplary acting skills, Anjelah is also a talented comedian who has performed several comedy shows and stand-ups. She began her career as a comedian through the sketch comedy show MADtv. As mentioned earlier, her role as Bon Qui Qui was well received, and she has portrayed the character in several comedy shows and music videos. She was featured as her signature character in a parody music video, "This Is How We Do It," directed by Randal Kirk II. As her signature character, she has released 3 songs and 2 music videos. 

Anjelah Johnson's Net Worth

Anjelah Johnson has gained immense fame through her stand-up comedy shows. Image Source: Anjelah Johnson Instagram.

In 2009, Anjelah was granted her own Comedy Central special, Anjelah Johnson: That's How We Do It, for one hour. After her first stand-up comedy show, Nail Salon became a hit, her second stand-up comedy, Homecoming Show, was released and premiered on Netflix. Similarly, in October 2015, her third stand-up comedy, Anjelah Johnson: Not Fancy, was released on Netflix. Her comedy skills have been received well, and she still continues to act and tour the country with these sold-out comedy shows.

A comedian has an average yearly salary of $45,000, so Anjelah Johnson's fortune must have increased from her career as a comedian.

Other Ventures

Besides acting and comedy, Anjelah has earned significantly from several ventures like YouTube, merch store, and endorsement and sponsorship deals. Here is the price of some of the products in the store. 

Items Price
Stocking Stuffer Bundle $30.00
Est. 1982 Hoodie $55.00
AJ Gratitude Bracelet $20.00
Los Anjelahs Beanie $21.00
Camel Women's Tan Tank $28
Anjelah Johnson Black Tote Bag $10
That's How We Do It- CD/DVD Combo $24

Similarly, Anjelah also has a YouTube channel named "Anjelah Johnson" with 259K subscribers. According to Social Blade, she has estimated yearly earnings of $243 to $3.9K through the channel.

Plus, she has also received several endorsement and sponsorship deals. She promotes several brands through her Instagram account. Looking at all her ventures, Anjelah Johnson's net worth must be a grand sum.

All thanks to her net worth, she can afford a comfortable and lavish lifestyle. In October 2020, Anjelah listed her 3,979 square foot home in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, for $3.1 million. She might have benefitted hugely from the sale. 

Relationship And Kids

As mentioned earlier, Anjelah shares a blissful marital life with her husband, Manwell Reyes. The lovely pair of Manwell and Anjelah tied the knot on June 11, 2011, in Half Moon Bay, California. Her sister, Veronica, planned their entire wedding, which their family members and friends were there to bless the couple.

Anjelah Johnson's husband, Manwell, is a member of the Christian hip-hop band, Group 1 Crew. Before exchanging the vows in June, the adorable couple got engaged in May 2011. The marital life of Anjelah and Manwell has been going strong, and they are deeply in love with each other. She even uploaded a video of them answering to few questions on the YouTube channel.

Talking about Anjelah's children, she and her husband are yet to be parents. As of now, it has been 10 years since they got married, and they have not welcomed any child yet. In a YouTube video uploaded in June 2019, she and her partner have talked about why they don't want kids. The couple also has a podcast named Nights at the Round Table, where they talk about life, religion, love, and even invite different celebrities. Nevertheless, they are enjoying their life and doing great for themselves.  


  • Anjelah's height is 5 feet and 4 inches.
  • She has 109.8K and 546K followers on Twitter and Instagram, respectively.
  • Her first ever job was her role as an extra in seasons 9 and 10 of the popular TV show Friends.

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