Kristoff St John Net Worth

How much is Kristoff St John worth?

Net Worth:$7 Million
Profession:Professional Actor
Date of Birth:July 15, 1966
Country:United States of America
1.85 m

About Kristoff St John

Kristoff St. John, whose real name is Christoff St. John, was an American actor, director, and producer. He began his career in the film industry during the 1970s and then, joined the cast of “The Young and The Restless”. He spent nearly thirty years portraying the role of Neil Winters in the CBS daytime soap opera, which earned him multiple awards and nominations for the likes of Daytime Emmys, Emmys, and NAACP Image Awards.

American actor Kristoff St John had a net worth of $7 million dollars at the time of his death, in 2019. Kristoff played Neil Winters on The Young and the Restless, from 1991 to 2019.

How did Kristoff St John earn his net worth?

The actor’s career skyrocketed when he joined “The YR” and so did his wealth. In the 1980s, he spent most of his time in television series and movies such as “Sister, Sister”, and “A Different World”. He also joined the cast of “Charlie and Company” for eighteen episodes, thanks to which he earned $2.000. In 1989, he joined the cast of “Generations”, where he portrayed the role of Adam Marshall for 208 episodes.

Shortly after the NBC soap opera “Generations” had ended (from which he received well over $70.000 in total), he joined the cast of “The Young and The Restless”. He went on to portray the main character of Neil Winters from 1991 to 2019 (until his death). His truly impressive acting skills earned him multiple NAACP Image Awards, two Emmys, and several nominations for Daytime Emmy Awards. In addition to winning awards and gaining international popularity, the role also helped him earn more than $5 million throughout the past three decades.

Why is he so famous?

Kristoff St. John gained fame long before he joined the CBS soap opera when he starred in “Big John, Little John”, “The Bad News Bears”, and other productions. He was born on July 15, 1966, in New York City, New York. Both of his parents worked in the entertainment business. His mother, Marie, was an entertainer, and his father, Christopher St. John, is a well-known film and television actor, director, and producer, who’s known for his “Remington Steele” and “Top of the Heap”.

At the age of nine, thanks to the influence of his father in the cinema, he landed his first acting role in the television series “That’s My Mama”. The following year, he joined the cast of “Big John, Little John” where he was a series regular for eleven episodes. He attended both Calabasas and Nordhoff High Schools all in all while he was landing acting roles in television series. Throughout the rest of the 1970s, he continued to improve his acting skills and took part in productions such as “Happy Days”, “Wonder Woman”, “The Champ”, and “Roots: The Next Generation(s).

What makes him so successful?

What makes the actor and director so successful were his incredible acting skills, especially in dramas and soap operas. Concurrently with starring in “The Young and The Restless”, he also took part in many films and television series. Among some of the most successful productions that he was part of are “Hanging with Mr. Cooper”, “The Crew”, “Family Matters”, and “Everybody Hates Chris”. His final role in a film was in the 2019 thriller “Home Is Where the Killer Is”.

Besides starring as both himself and other characters, in the past three decades, Kristoff St. John became a producer and director of several documentaries and television series. The first project that he produced was “The Windy City” from 1992. Among some of his other works as a director are “CBS Soap Break”, “The Bridge to Nowhere”, and “Diamond X”. In 2016, he produced and directed the biographical documentary “A Man Called God”, which focuses on the lives of himself and his father, Christopher. Prior to his death in February 2019, most recently, he collaborated with Marc Clebanoff for the creation and writing of the television series “Stripped”.


Kristoff St. John is one of the most highly-praised soap opera actors to emerge from the 1970s. Joining the family of “The Young and The Restless” helped him achieve the success that he was planning to find in the film industry. His acting career started off when he was just seven years old and it eventually spanned over five decades. He spent nearly thirty years in the popular CBS soap opera and, at the same time, he also became a director, producer, and writer to several other television projects.

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