John Langley Net Worth

John Langley Net Worth: This is one of the questions that people ask the most about John Langley and although they always end up answering it on other pages with an “I don’t know, you know” or “it depends” if there are some estimates that various web portals mention.

The estimated Net Worth of John Langley is $200 Million. John Langley’s net worth has grown significantly in 2021. However, it is not possible to make an exact calculation about the fortune of this Great Hero. We have estimated John Langley’s net worth, salary, money,  income, and assets.

John Russell Langley
Date of birth:
June 1, 1943
Net Worth: $200 Million
Age: 78 years old
Gender: Male
Last Updated: 2021

John Langley Died

Just as he was participating in a race fair in Mexico, producer John Langley of the popular crime series, COPS, lost his life this weekend

John Langley, who served as a writer and producer for numerous television and film programs in the United States, suffered a heart attack from which he could not recover, finally perishing at the age of 78.

It was this weekend when the owner of the COPS company, John Russell Langley, was in the San Matías valley within the municipality of Ensenada as part of the Ensenada-San Felipe 250 off-road race.

It is worth mentioning that the site is completely far from nearby clinics or hospitals, it is located east of the city of Ensenada, almost 80 kilometers away and more than 200 kilometers from Mexicali, the state capital.

According to reports, at that time, the “film and television director” was participating in this sporting event, the road races which are held throughout the year in the Baja California peninsula, and of which he was a regular.

According to the reports that reported the event, the businessman and producer knew mostly for being the creator and executive producer of the COPS program, lost his life at kilometer 77 of the Ensenada highway, where he was treated by paramedics, Deadline reported.

John Langley was considered a fundamental piece at the beginning of reality shows, it was in 1989 when together with Malcolm Barbour he created the popular television program COPS, which premiered in March of the same year on the Fox network with great success for 32 seasons, according to America’s entertainment magazines.

The program consisted of documenting different police officers in the United States as they confronted thieves or other individuals seeking to break the law.

Cops were finally canceled in 2020 after protests over the George Floyd case, a great controversy enveloped the reality show and it went off the air after 32 seasons with more than a thousand episodes.


Langley was born in Oklahoma and served in the intelligence unit of the United States Army in the early 1960s. Following his service, he graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hill, and attended the University of Irvine for graduate school.

Among other productions that made up his career are documentaries such as Coc @ in3 Blues from 1983, in which figures such as Frank Zappa, Paul Krassner, or Hoyt Atxon appear.

He also did a television special called American Vice: The Doping of a Nation, which featured substance detentions, similar to Cops.

In the same way, he produced the series Inside American Jail, Las Vegas Jailhouse, Anatomy of a Crime, which gave Langley great popularity to the creative, to the point of receiving in February 2011, his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Through it, other projects emerged such as the film Brooklyn’s Finest, directed by Antoine Fuqua, starring Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, and Ellen Barkin.

It is Morgan Langley, one of the sons of the producer and businessman, who today oversees the firm in which they were partners, “Langley Productions” and is the current executive producer of Cops, survives him like his wife Maggie, his son Zak, his daughters Sarah Langley Dews and Jennifer Blair and seven grandchildren.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *