Actor John Saxon's Age, Bio, Death, Married, Wife, Son, Net Worth, Salary

Date Updated: May 14, 2024

Birth Date August 5, 1935
Death Date July 25, 2020
Birth Name Carmine Orrico
Nickname John Saxon
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Residence Murfreesboro, Tennessee, U.S
Ethnicity White

Quick Stats
Age 88 years 10 months
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality American
Height 5' 10" (1.79 m)
Weight 84 kg(185 lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Wife Gloria Martel

John Saxon born as Carmine Orrico is an Italian-American actor and martial artist well known for his best role in Enter the Dragon. He involved in more than 200 projects between 1954 to 2015.

Biography: Bio, Death, Parents, Siblings

John Saxon was born on August 5, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.  He was an American citizen who belonged to Italian-American ethnicity & his zodiac sign is Leo. He belonged to the Christian religion.

Talking about his education, he attended New Utrecht High School. Later, he attended the Air Force Institute of Technology, and United States Military Academy University of Georgia.

He was born to his father, Antonio Orrico, and his mother, Anna (née Protettore). His father was a dock worker. He had two younger siblings whose information are not available on the surface of the media.

He died in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA at the age of 84. His wife, Gloria Martel confirmed it to The Hollywood Reporter that he died because of Pneumonia.

Personal Life, Married, Wife, Children

Looking at his personal life, he was married to his wife, Gloria Martel, in 2008 before his death.

Previously, he was married two times. His first wife was Mary Ann Saxon whom he had married in 1967 and separated in 1979. Then, he married Elizabeth Saxon in 1987 and got divorced in 1992.

He had a son named Antonio Saxon.

Net Worth, Salary

Looking at his net worth and salary, he had made a handsome amount from his career. As far of now, he had a net worth of about $1.5 Million and an annual salary was under review.

Height, Weight, Measurements

Saxon stands at a decent height of 5 feet and  10 inches (1.79 meters) and weighs around 84 kg (185 lbs). He has black and white hair and Black eye color.

Quick Facts:

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Actor and Martial artist
High School New Utrecht High School, Air Force Institute of Technology
College United States Military Academy University of Georgia
Active Years 1954–2015
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary Under Review
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 5' 10" (1.79 m)
Weight 84 kg(185 lbs)
Dress Size N/A
Shoe Size N/A
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Gloria Martel (Wife)
    • Wedding Date: 2008
John Saxon and his wife Gloria Martel | Source: GettyImages John Saxon and his wife Gloria Martel | Source: GettyImages

  1. Mary Ann Saxon (Ex-Wife)
    • Wedding Date: 1967
    • Divorce Date: 1979

  2. Elizabeth Saxon (Ex-Wife)
    • Wedding Date: 1987
    • Divorce Date: 1992
John Saxon and his Ex-wife Elizabeth Saxon | Source: GettyImages John Saxon and his Ex-wife Elizabeth Saxon | Source: GettyImages
Family Life
Father Antonio Orrico
Mother Anna (née Protettore)
Siblings Two younger siblings(Name Unknown)
Children 1 son
  1. Antonio Saxon
  • Self: White