Johnny Messner is an American movie and a television actor well-known for making the appearance as the muscular military personnel in the 2004 American adventure horror movie ‘Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid’. For this role, he was nominated and awarded by the Skully awards in 2004 for the Horror Hottie of the Year.

He is also well-known for portraying the role of Rob Layne in the 1998 American radio and television soap opera ‘Guiding Light’ and for the portrayal of the role of Detective Jack Hale in the American crime drama television series ‘Killer Instinct’.

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Full NameJohnny Messner
Date of birth11 April, 1970
Birth PlaceNew York, United States
WifeKathryn Morris
Weight85 kg
Net Worth$1 million to $5 million


He has also received prominence with the role of Chuck Chesser in the 2017 American romantic comedy-drama and satirical telenovela ‘Jane the Virgin’ alongside Jane Leeves and Gina Rodriguez, where he made an appearance for ten episodes. Besides this, he has also lent his voice for the voice role of Flint in the 2010 American animated television series, ‘G.I. Joe: Renegades’ where he played the role for eleven episodes.


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Where was Johnny Messner born and raised?

Messner was born on 11 April 1970 in Syracuse, New York, the United States, to parents whose identity has not been made public by the actor. However, it is known that his father served in the United States Air Force. It is also known that he was raised alongside his brother, whose name is Dick Messner, and his sister, whose identity is not available in Germany and England.

Besides this, he is currently 50 years old with the zodiac sign of Aries. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Unfortunately, information regarding his religion is not available online.



Johnny Messner studied and graduated from the San Diego State University. He was interested in sports during his student days and initially decided to major in sports broadcasting but later dropped out to pursue a career in acting.


How Messner started his Career?

Johnny Messner gave his debut performance in the entertainment industry when he played the role of Officer Jenkins in the 2000 HBO television movie, ‘Dancing in September’ followed by the role of Vickers in the 2001 movie, ‘Operation Delta Force 4: Deep Fault’ and the role of Todd in the 2002 American romantic comedy movie, ‘The Sweetest Thing.’



In the year 2003, he played the role of Lake in the American action thriller movie Tears of the Sun’ and the role of Nick in the American romantic drama movie, ‘Finding Home’ and in the year 2004, he played the role of Grace in the American action thriller movie, ‘Spartan,’ the role of Zevo in the American crime comedy movie, ‘The Whole Ten Yards.’

He played the role of Bill Johnson in the American adventure horror movie ‘Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid’ and the role of the playboy in the live-action short movie ‘Our Time is Up.’ Similarly, he appeared as Mr. Jones in the 2005 American action thriller movie ‘Hostage’ and Jason O’Malley, like Tommy.

He appeared in ‘Tombs’ Perello and Tony in the 2006 comedy-drama movie ‘One Last Thing…’, the 2006 action thriller movie ‘Running Scared’ and the 2006 American romantic comedy movie ‘Bottoms Up’ respectively.

Moreover, Johnny Messner has also been a part of movies like ‘Believers’ in the year 2007, ‘The Art of Travel’ alongside Dolly Parton and Joe Tuttle, ‘Ring of Death’ and ‘The Poker Club’ in the year 2008, ‘Wrong Turn at Tahoe’ in the year 2009 and ‘Corrado’ in the year 2010.

In the year 2011, he played the role of Kaden in the 2011 American independent action movie ‘Arena’ and the role of Tito in the movie ‘Caught on Tape’ and in the year 2012, he played the role of John in the comedy movie, ‘She Wants Me’ and the role of Gabriel in the American movie, ‘Kill ‘Em All.’

Likewise, he has also been a part of movies like ‘The Outsider’ in the year 2013, ‘The Equalizer’ in the year 2014, ‘The Good, the Bad and the Dead’ in the year 2015, ‘The Perfect Weapon’ in the year 2016, ‘American Violence’ in the year 2017, ’Alone We Fight’ in the year 2018 and ‘Beyond the Law’ alongside Adam West and Anton Yelchin in the year 2019.

His most recent work came in the year 2020 when he played the role of Blue in the American science fiction action movie ‘Breach.’ In addition to this, he will also be playing Detective Blake Finning in the 2021 movie ‘Overrun.’

Who is Johnny married to?

Johnny Messner met the love of his life, Kathryn Morris, an American actress, during the American police procedural crime drama television series ‘Cold Case.’

The two of them tied knots in the year 2010 and have been together ever since. The couple was blessed with twins whose names are Jameson West Messner and Rocco McQueen Messner.


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Body Measurement

Johnny Messner’s height is 6 feet (1.85m/185cms), and his weight is 85kgs (187lbs). He has an average body figure with a pair of green-colored eyes and black-colored hair.


Social Media

Johnny Messner is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@jmessner777) has over 9.2 thousand followers, and his Twitter account (@JMessner) has over 4.8 thousand followers, but none of these accounts have been verified yet.


Awards and Nominations

Johnny Messner was nominated by the Behind the Voice Actors Award for the Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series for his work in ‘G.I. Joe: Renegades’ in the year 2012.

Moreover, he is a winner of the Skully award for the Horror Hottie of the Year for his work in ‘Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid’ in 2004.


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Net Worth

As of 2020, Johnny Messner has an estimated net worth from anywhere around $1 million to $5 million.


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