Johnny Christopher King Backus, is one of those kids who gained the limelight because of their connection with popular families. He is the son of veteran actor Christopher Backus. His mother, Mira Sorvino, is a Golden Globe-winning actress. Johnny’s maternal grandfather, Paul Sorvino, and maternal uncle, Michael Sorvino, are also well-known actors.
Johnny Christopher King Backus’s Family
Johnny Christopher King Backus was born on 29th May 2006 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He is the second eldest son of Mira Sorvino & Christopher Backus. Christopher Paul Backus was born on October 30, 1981, in Mission Viejo, California, but was raised in Kansas City, Kansas. His mother, Teryl Backus, is a retired colonel in the United States Marine Corps, and his father, Terry Backus, was a lawyer who died when Christopher was a child. He has one sister, Michele. Christopher met Mira Sorvino at a friend’s charades party in August 2003.
Mira Katherine Sorvino was born on September 28, 1967, in Manhattan, New York City, to Lorraine Ruth Davis, a drama therapist for Alzheimer’s disease patients and former actress; and Paul Sorvino, an actor and film director. She has two siblings, Michael Sorvino, and Amanda. Mira married Christopher on June 11, 2004, in a private civil ceremony at the Santa Barbara, California, courthouse, and later had a hilltop ceremony in Capri, Italy. The couple has 4 children and their eldest daughter Mattea Angel Backus, was born on November 3, 2004, followed by a son, Johnny. Daughter Lucia Backus was born on May 3, 2012, & son Holden Paul Terry Backus was born on 22 June 2009.
Johnny Christopher King Backus’s Net Worth
Johnny Christopher King Backus is a celebrated kid and belongs to a family that is well-known in the entertainment industry. His parents have a combined net worth of $38 million. His father, Christopher is an actor, director, and screenwriter. He made his television debut in NBC’s Will & Grace, followed by landing roles in The O.C., Life on Mars, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Sons of Anarchy, The Mentalist, Perception, and The Last Templar. He also appeared in films such as Redline starring Eddie Griffin and 3 Days Gone directed by Scott McCullough.
Johnny’s mother, Mira, is a successful actress. She won the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite. She also starred in the films Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, Mimic, The Replacement Killers, Summer of Sam, and Like Dandelion Dust. For her work in television, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jean & Marilyn, and twice nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, again for her performance as Marilyn Monroe and her leading role in Human Trafficking.