- Full Name: Caryn Elaine Johnson
- Date of Birth: November 13, 1955
- Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
- Ethnicity: Black
- Religion: Christian-Catholic
- Nationality: American
- Father: Robert James Johnson, Jr.
- Mother: Emma Johnson
- Siblings: Clyde
- Spouse: Lyle Trachtenberg (1 October 1994 – 1995), David Claessen (1 September 1986 – 1988), Alvin Martin (1973 – 1979)
- Age: 61
- Nickname: Da Whoop, Shuttlehead
- Marital Status: Married
- Profession: Actress, Comedian, Author and Television host
- Active Year: 1982 – Present
- Eye color: Black
- Hair color: Black
- Build: Average
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches
- Weight: 75 Kg
- Education: St Columba’s Catholic School, Washington Irving High School
- Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube
- Net Worth: $ 45 million
American actress Caryn Elaine Johnson was born on November 13, 1955, in Manhattan, New York, United States. She was born to parents Robert James Johnson, Jr. and Emma Johnson. While talking about her family, her father was clergyman and mother was a teacher and a nurse. She has one brother named Clyde. People call her by Da Whoop, Shuttlehead. Similarly, she holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. Likewise, she follows the Christian-Catholic religion.
Furthermore, she is an American actress, comedian, author and television host. She was also the second black woman in the story of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar. She won Emmy Award, an Oscar, a Grammy Award, and a Tony Award as well as nominated for 13 Emmy awards. Likewise, she is also known as the comedian actress after her role in the film The Color Purple.
While talking about Caryn Elaine Johnson education, at first she dropped out of Washington Irving High School. However, she educated herself at St Columba’s Catholic school.
While talking about her physical appearance, she has she has dreadlocks and no eyebrows. She stands at height of 5 feet and 5 inches. Similarly, her weight is 75kg. In addition, she has wire-rimmed sunglasses.
Likewise, talking about her career, she is well known and famous American actress, comedian, author, and television host. She was also the second black woman in the story of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar. She won Emmy Award, an Oscar, a Grammy Award, and a Tony Award as well as nominated for 13 Emmy awards. Likewise, she is also known as the comedian actress after her role in the film The Color Purple.
While talking about her personal stuff, her sexual orientation is straight. Likewise, talking about her marriage, she married thrice and divorced. She married Alvin Martin, David Claessen, and Lyle Trachtenberg. Similarly, she has a daughter with Alvin Martin who is producer and actress Alex Martin.
She has a net worth of $45 million.