John David Washington is most famed for his acting credits. Moreover, he is the firstborn of Pauletta and Denzel Washington. By the way, he doesn’t have a middle name and John David is his first name. The celebrity hates when he is called simply John.
Initially, John David was a football player. He started his career at college and became a professional after signing a contract with St. Louis Rams in 2006. In 2007, he shortly played for NFL Europe’s Rhein Fire before spending 4 years at UFL’s team Sacramento Mountain Lions.
Being 7 years old, Washington appeared in Malcolm X alongside his famed dad and in 2010, he co-produced Denzel’s film The Book of Eli. He rose to prominence in 2015 after starring in Ballers television series. And among his feature films credits are the parts in Love Beats Rhymes, Monsters and Men, Tenet and BlacKkKlansman. The latter brought the performer nominations for Golden Globe and SAG Awards.
John David Washington tries to keep his personal life away from the limelight and never discloses the details of his love life. He is currently rumored to be romantically linked to dancer Vivian Nixon. However, his mom still seems to be the lead lady in his life. He often mentions her in his interviews and is very proud of her accomplishments.
A curious fact: Glory, starring Denzel, is John David’s all-time favorite film and he has watched it many times.