Johnny Sheffield Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 26th, 2022

Johnny Sheffield was a charming and phenomenal actor. His career was boosted right after his role in the movie Tarzan Finds a Son.

Johnny Sheffield's Net Worth

As of 2024, Johnny Sheffield's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Net Worth$1.5 million
Given NameJohn Matthew Sheffield Cassan
Famous NameJohnny Sheffield
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthApril 11, 1931
Place of BirthPasadena, California, USA
Age At Death79
Date of DeathOctober 15, 2010
Cause of DeathHeart Failure
RelationshipsMarried, Patricia Sheffield,

Early Life

John Matthew Sheffield Cassan, famously known as Johnny Sheffield was born on April 11, 1931, in Pasadena located in California, USA. His zodiac sign was Aries.

His father, Reginald Sheffield was also a famous actor of his time. His mother’s name was Louis Van Loon. Being a middle child, he had an elder sister named Mary Alice Sheffield Cassan and a younger brother named William Hart Sheffield Cassan. William was known as Billy Sheffield and he was also a popular actor by profession. He is best known for his work in King of the Wild Horses (1947). Billy died two months after the death of his brother Johnny Sheffield.

He got early education from the local institute. Since he was just a kid when he started his career as a child star, he had to quit his studies to focus on acting. However, he always wanted to complete his studies, so he decided to leave the film industry and got himself enrolled in a college. Later, he studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, and gained a business degree. He worked for various companies in different fields including construction and real estate.

Career Highlights

He started his career at the very early age of 7 in a West Coast production, On Borrowed Time (1939) directed by Harold S. Bucquet. In the same year, Johnny was chosen out of more than 300 youngsters for the role of an adopted boy in the famous movie Tarzan Finds a Son. He got huge popularity after that. He appeared in the same role in the series.

He worked in a large number of movies including Babes in Arms (1939), Lucky Cisco Kid (1940), Tarzan’s Secret Treasure (1941), Million Dollar Baby (1941), Tarzan’s New York Adventure (1942), Tarzan Triumphs (1943), Tarzan’s Desert Mystery (1943), Tarzan and the Amazons (1945), Tarzan and the Leopard Women (1946), Tarzan and the Huntress (1947), Bomba on Panther Island (1949), The Lost Volcano (1950), The Lion Huntress (1951), Elephant Stampede (1951), African Treasure (1952), Bomba and the Jungle Girl (1952), Safari Drums (1953), The Golden Idol (1954), Killer Leopard (1954), Lord of the Jungle (1955), and numerous more.

He has worked with many famous names of the industry including Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’ Sullivan, Cordell Hickman, Barry Fitzgerald, Brenda Joyce, Don Douglas, Henry Stephenson, Virginia Gray, Paul Kelly, Charles Bickford, Chill Wills, Barton McLane, John Warburton, Allene Roberts, Smoki Whitfield, Lita Baron, Harry Lewis and countless more.

Personal Life

In 1959, John married Patricia Sheffield in Yuma, Arizona. They had 3 beautiful children, 2 sons named Patrick and Stewart and a daughter named Regina.

However, he hasn’t shared much about his interests and hobbies with the public.


Johnny Sheffield left this world on October 15, 2010, in Chula Vista, California, the USA at the age of 79. According to his wife Patricia, John fell off a ladder, four hours before the time of his death while pruning a palm tree. However, the main cause of his death turned out to be heart failure.

Social Media

Johnny Sheffield was not active on any social media platform. There isn’t any account or website with his name on the Internet. He used to avoid the public and media when he was alive.


Johnny Sheffield was an amazing actor, particularly known for his roles in various jungle movies. He died on October 15, 2010 due to a heart attack. But his fans couldn’t forget his acting skills even after his death. His net worth was calculated to be around 1.5 million dollars.

Johnny Sheffield has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Lorie Griffin, Oskar Keymer, Lee Kyu Hyung, Harit Cheewagaroon, Eugene, Lisa O’Hare, Dap Sugar Willie, Dominic Hoffman, and Travis T. Flory.