There have been many rumors over the years of actor Reginald VelJohnson being gay. American actor and comedian, Reginald VelJohnson is best known for playing Carl Winslow on the ‘90s TV series ‘Family Matters’.
The 64- aged actor is not married yet. He did not ever have a wife or was divorced. Looking through his relationship history, he has not dated any girls and doesn't have a girlfriend.
In the African-American Forum, Reginald was listed as one of the gay black men in Hollywood.
There were rumors of him and James Avery being gay lovers back then. However, James got married to Barbara Avery in 1988 so the rumor of gay love might not be true.
Gay or not, Reginald will always be a legendary actor.
African-American actor Reginald has mostly appeared on movies and TV shows as police officers or as doctors. He appeared as the police officer Sgt. Al Powell in the movie Die Hard (1988) and Die Hard 2 (1990). He was paid $1 million for his role in the movie Die Hard.
VelJohnson made his acting debut in the big screen with Wolfen in 1981. After 3 years, he played a police officer in the 1984 hit comedy movie Ghostbusters. He played a supporting role in the 1986 movie Crocodile Dundee. He has also appeared in the 1989 movie Turner & Hooch starring Tom Hanks.
Reginald also played small roles in movies as Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Plain Clothes, Posse, Ground Zero, Like Mike, Suits on the Loose, Death to the Supermodels, Hidden Secrets, Three Days to Vegas, Steppin: The Movie, You Again, Air Collision and The Formula.
Reginald has appeared on off-Broadway shows including, Hamlet, The Merry Wives of Windsor and Mondongo.
Though Reginald is best remembered as Carl Winslow on the ABC sitcom, Family Matters, he has starred in numerous TV shows. He recently had portrayed a recurring role on the CW series Hart of Dixie as Dash Dewitt opposite to Rachel Bilson in 2015.
Till date, he has made guest appearances in almost 41 episodes of TV shows including, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Neighbors, General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful, Family Guy, Chuck, Bones, Monk, Eve, Ghost Whisperer, That’s So Raven, The Big House, The Parkers, Will & Grace, In-Laws, Crossing Jordan, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Fugitive, Twice in a Lifetime, The Hughleys, Diagnosis Murder, The Rosie O’Donnell show, On Our Own, Live! With Kelly and Michael, Dream On, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, Circus of the Stars, The Arsenio Hall Show, Tales from the Crypt, The Chuck Woolery Show, Into the Night, the Joan Rivers show, Perfect Strangers, 227, The Equalizer and Before They Were Stars.
Versatile actor, Reginald had also written one of the episodes of Season 8 in Family Matters titled ‘The Brother Who Came to Dinner’.
Actor Reginald, who has made his audiences laugh and sometimes cry, is also an avid marathon runner. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.