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Facts About Johnny Simmons – “The Late Bloomer” Actor

Published Tue Aug 13 2019 By Akki
Facts About Johnny Simmons – “The Late Bloomer” Actor

Johnny Simmons is an American actor, who has the won 2012 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards in the category of Best Ensemble Performance for the The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). He is also widely known for his role in hit movies Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). 

Johnny was born on November 28, 1986, in Montgomery, Alabama. He is the son of Cindy Simmons and Ben Simmons. His family is from the Mississippi and belongs to English and Scots-Irish ancestry.

Here are 10 facts of Johnny Simmons:

What's his Net Worth?

Johnny Simmons has a massive net worth of $1 million, as reported by the Celebrity Net Worth. He accumulated a huge fortune through his professional career as an American actor. He has been part of comedy fantasy movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), which had a box office of $132 million.

According to the PayScale, an average American actor salary is around $50,000 per year, where an actor can earn from $19k to 172k yearly in the United States depending upon their role and stardom.

Johnny Simmons and Emma Watson spotted together on restaurant.
Johnny Simmons and Emma Watson caught on the camera on restaurant.
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Emma Watson - Ex-Girlfriend

Johnny Simmons is also famous for dating a Hollywood star Emma Stone, who is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in "Harry Potter"

The duo shares the same profession and met in the set of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". The former lovebird started to date on Jun 2011 and spotted multiple times together. The couple broke up after a couple of months of a relationship, where Emma Watson moved into the UK for her study.

Leonie Kranzle - Ex- Girlfriend

Johnny Simmons is known for dating numbers of A-listed actress, even though he could make his name into A-list actor. He had dated German actress, Leonie Kranzle way before meting Emma Watson. The ex-lover was in a relationship for very short-period back in 2009.

Name Meaning  

Johnny has a very beautiful name from his parents, where his first name Johnny means "God is gracious". His last name Simmons is given by his father after his last name.

Family Facts Rumor 

According to the report of the 2013 MTV claims that Simmons is the great great great nephew of Patrick Henry, a former governor of Virginia. He is also a third cousin of the American-Confederate soldier, Robert E. Lee.

Body Measurement 

Simmons is a handsome hunk in the entertainment industry, where most of the girl is dying to meet and date him. He stands 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall with a light brown hair and eyes color.

Johnny Simmons poses for a picture.
Johnny Simmons taking a picture.
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Education - Alma Mater

Simmons attended W. T. White High School located in Dallas, Texas and got graduated in 2005. He also studied in Nathan Adams Elementary School and T. C. Marsh Middle School for his primary education. He also studied biochemistry at a community college in California, as stated in the Vanity Fair. 

Simmons has also got a certificate of the emergency medical technician (EMT).

Huge Fan of Drake 

The Late Bloomer actor, Johnny Simmons is a huge fan of a Canadian rapper and record producer Drake. He is mostly found singing along Drake songs in the social sites and movie set. He is one of the luckiest fan, where he had worked in the official music video of drake song “Hold On, We’re Going Home“.


Simmons was very fascinated about acting from his very young age. He started his acting career at the age of 17 with a role of Young Eric in short drama Then Hereafter (2004). After that, he appeared in Keith Dinielli short horror movie My Ambition (2006). 

Johnny Simmons and Emma Roberts staring one another.
Johnny Simmons and Emma Roberts in Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Image Source: Hotel for Dogs

Johnny has dedicated over 15 years of this life to the film industry and still continuing his career. He has appeared over 33 hits movies and TV shows including; 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) and Jennifer's Body (2009).

Low Profile Life

Even after being successful as an actor in the show business, Johnny Simmons loves to live a life out of the media. He keeps maintaining distance from the spotlight and a quite secretive about his personal life. He is an absence in social sites like; Instagram and twitters till present.

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