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John Henton Booking Agency Profile

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Starring on Fox's Living Single as Overton Wakefield Jones, John Henton has definitely developed quite a loyal following among the shows many fans. Running for five seasons, this ensemble cast including Queen Latifah and Kim Fields, was the perfect forum for this comedian-turned-television star. And much to the delight of his fans, Henton returned to the stage after almost a year hiatus, with a headlining stand-up routine at the Rivera Hotel in Las Vegas. Born and raised in Cleveland, John Henton had never entertained the thought of a career in comedy. In 1982, working during the day and studying computer science at night, John was urged by a co-worker to try his jokes at a local amatuer night. By his second night, John had won the amateur night contest and began doing standup part time. John made the move to Los Angeles in 1985 and by 1988 had started his stand-up career full time. After taking his comedy on the road for years and winning the 1991 Johnny Walker National Comedy Search, John was spotted by a Tonight Show" talent scout who booked him for a performance on the show. John was called over to take a seat on the couch where Johnny asked him if he had an agent. To John's reply of no, Johnnny mugged, "Well you will after tonight." It was this performance which John says gave his career a "serious jumpstart." Since then John has made appearances on The Arsenio Hall Show and Bob Hope's Young Comedian's Special, as well as returned to The Tonight Show. In addition, John has also starred in his own half-hour comedy special for Showtime..

How to hire John Henton for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking John Henton.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like John Henton, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking John Henton or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
John Henton's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking John Henton for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book John Henton, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing John Henton. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the John Henton booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book John Henton for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final John Henton booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will John Henton charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the John Henton agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The John Henton manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book John Henton for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the John Henton agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book John Henton, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the John Henton booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for John Henton, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Comedian
Range
Actor-TV Show, Age Group-30's-50's, African American, City-Los Angeles/Anaheim, Comedian, Comedian-Corporate, Ready For Comedian Connect, Male
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