Johnny Flynn Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Age, News, Instagram, Movies & TV Shows, Wikipedia, Children, Songs

Johnny Flynn Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Age, News, Instagram, Movies & TV Shows, Wikipedia, Children, Songs

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John Patrick Vivian Flynn (born 14 March 1983), who goes by the stage name Johnny Flynn, is a British musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.

He is the lead singer and most important member of the famous music band known as Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit.

His acting career has seen him starred as Dylan Witter in the Netflix and Channel 4 television sitcom, Lovesick and David Bowie in Stardust.

Johnny Flynn
Johnny Flynn: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: John Patrick Vivian Flynn
Stage Name: Johnny Flynn
Born: 14 March 1983 (age 40 years old)
Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: British
Parents: Eric Flynn, Caroline Flynn
Children: Gabriel Flynn, Ida Flynn, Lorca Flynn
Height: 1.78 m
Siblings: Jerome Flynn, Daniel Flynn, Lillie Flynn, Kerry Flynn
Girlfriend • Wife: Beatrice Minns (m. 2011)
Occupation: Actor • Musician
Net Worth: $3,000,000

Early Life

Johnny Flynn was born on 14 March 1983 in the ancient city of Johannesburg, situated in South Africa in the continent of Africa.

He is the proud son of Eric Flynn (father), who is a British singer, and Caroline Forbes (mother).

His father is married to two women who produced five children in total.

In a 2002 tragedy, Johnny lost his father to a deadly disease known as cancer. He described his father’s death as his most tragic moment.

Johnny Flynn has two older half-brothers from his father’s first marriage, Jerome Flynn and Daniel Flynn.

He also has an older half-sister named Kerry Flynn and from his father’s second marriage. Johnny Flynn has a younger sister named Lillie Flynn, who sings together with the Sussex Wit.

In the company of his family, Johnny Flynn relocated to the United Kingdom when he was only two years old.

He has a ‘trademark’ scar he got on his face from an attack by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier when he was only a boy. The scar remains on his face to date.


Johnny Flynn is quite brilliant, judging by his educational background. He won a music scholarship to study in Pilgrims, an independent school situated in the beautiful city of Windcheater, Hampshire.

Furthermore, Johnny Flynn was awarded another scholarship to study at Bedales School, another independent school in the village of Steep, close to the market town of Petersfield situated in Hemisphere, and graduated in 2001.

He capped it all with enrollment at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, where he studied Acting.


Johnny Flynn had a dream of starting a musical band but was too engrossed in acting to focus on building that dream. At first, he only took music as a hobby. After he graduated from the academy, Johnny appeared in a few episodes of the popular British series titled Holby City and in Murder In Suburbia.

Having established a career in acting, Johnny Flynn brought his dream of starting a musical band to reality in 2005 when he formed his band The Sussex Wit, together with his sister Lillie Flynn and a few friends from the Bedales School. The band was based on folk rock and made quite an impression in the music industry at that time.

In 2006, Johnny Flynn returned to acting when he played in the film Crusade in Jeans, where his role accidentally ended in the Dark Ages, and he found happiness there. After the film was released, Johnny Flynn moved to work in a theatre in Ed Hall’s troupe for two years and made quite an impression.

He was recognized for his skills with a nomination for a Lance Oliver Award for his brilliant role in the Twelfth Night production. Soon enough, the talented actor realized he couldn’t combine music, theatre, and cinema; hence he left Ed Hall’s troupe.

In 2009, Johnny Flynn appeared in a few episodes of the popular Kingdom series, playing brilliant Stephen Fry, a solicitor who ends up in ridiculous situations. He starred in the films: Salvation Boulevard, Something In The Air, Real Steel, and a few others between 2010 and 2015.

In 2016, he appeared in the comedy-drama film Love Is Thicker Than Water together with Lydia Wilson as his lover in a modern version of Romeo and Juliet.

Johnny Flynn has starred in numerous films throughout the years, and his most notable performance came in Stardust.
Stardust is a film about the legendary and most prominent moments of musician David Bowie‘s release in 2020.
Johnny Flynn would then star in the 2020 comedy-drama film titled Emma as George Knightly.

Social Media

Johnny Flynn is a famous actor, no wonder he has gathered an astronomical number of followers on his social media accounts.

The South African-born has over 26.3k followers on Instagram and several followers on his Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Johnny’s verified handles are as follows;

  • Instagram: @ginflon
  • Twitter: @JohnnyFlynnHQ
  • Facebook: Johnny Flynn Music

Personal Life

Johnny Flynn has an athletic body type with a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.78). He has blue eyes and brown hair.

About his marital status, Johnny Flynn is a married man. Before his marriage commitment, he had an inconsistent relation with Beatrice Minns, whom he finally wedded in 2011.

Beatrice Minns takes a professional as a theatre designer. The union is rewarded with three wonderful children named Gabriel Flynn, Ida Flynn, and Lorca Flynn.

In an interview, Johnny Flynn revealed an extraordinary fact that his wife, Bea (Beatrice Minns), has been the only woman in his life since he became an adult and knew they were destined to be together forever.

Net Worth

Johnny Flynn is an influential and established actor who is considered one of the wealthiest.

As for his net worth, sources states that he has an estimated $3 Million. The actor is still very active and on his way to achieving more.


Johnny Flynn debuted in the film titled Crusade In Jeans in the year 2006. Since then, he has starred in numerous films and has been tagged a success so far.


Johnny Flynn has starred in the following films:

  • 2006 Crusade in Jeans as Dolf Vega
  • 2011 Lotus Eaters as Charlie
  • 2012 Something in the Air
  • 2014 Song One as James Forrester
  • 2015 Clouds of Sils Maria Christopher as Giles
  • 2015 A Smallholding as Tonkey
  • 2016 Love Is Thicker Than Water as Arthur
  • 2017 Contractor 014352 as Guy Bricklin
  • 2017 Beast as Pascal Renouf
  • 2019 Cordelia as Frank
  • 2020 Emma as George Knightley
  • 2020 Stardust as David Bowie
  • 2021 The Dig as Rory Lomax
  • TBA Operation Mincemeat as Ian Fleming
  • TBA The Score

TV Shows

  • 2005 Murder in Suburbia as Josh Egan (Episode: “Witches”)
  • 2006 Holby City as Karl Massingham (Episode: “Flight of the Bumblebee”)
  • 2008 Kingdom as David Matthews (Episode: #2.5)
  • 2014–2018 Lovesick as Dylan Witter (22 episodes)
  • 2014 Detectorists as Johnny Piper (Episode: #1.3)
  • 2015 Brotherhood as Toby (8 episodes)
  • 2017 Inside No. 9 as Elliot Quinn (Episode: “Private View”)
  • 2017 Genius as Young Albert Einstein (8 episodes)
  • 2018 Vanity Fair as William Dobbin (7 episodes)
  • 2018 Genius Alain Cuny (Episode: “Picasso: Chapter Two”)
  • 2018 Les Miserables Felix Tholomyès

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