John Henson Bio

With over 20 years of acting, writing, hosting and producing credits, John Henson is a veteran of the television industry. Henson began his professional career as a stand-up comedian, touring the country before gaining audience attention and critical acclaim as host, writer and co-executive producer of E! Entertainment’s Talk Soup. In this role, John won a cult following, and three Emmy Award nominations. Over the course of his career, he has also co-hosted and produced ABC’s Wipeout, Spike TV’s The John Henson Project, and TV Guide Network’s Watch This. He also starred in FX’s Anger Management and NBC’s My Name is Earl, and hosted truTV’s Funniest Commercials specials as well as guest hosted of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

In October 2016, John was a celebrity guest on Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity, where he made it to the semi-finals and won a donation for a children’s charity he and his wife, Jill, support and is a cause close to their hearts. Currently, John resides in Los Angeles with his wife, son and daughter.

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