John Franklin is a content creator, stand-up comedian, and musician from New Jersey. He is one of the 9 participants in the reality game show The Circle Season 4. He is seen as one of the promising players in the show.
The Circle is the popularity battle among the players which is mostly centered on social media. The players compete with each other with their hidden identities and are unable to interact with each other except through a screen. Franklin is seen playing as his mother "Carol" and catfishing other players with which he has been gainings a lot of popularity and fans.
Franklin has portrayed himself as a compassionate Italian mom but what is he like outside? Find out more about him and his life in detail below.
John Franklin Wiki, Age, Parents & Early Life
He is an Italian American who grew up in North Caldwell, New Jersey. North Caldwell is the same town where the movie "The Sopranos" was filmed as he highlighted in his intro video of the show. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey at present.
He has a very close bond with his family and admires them. His mother Carol, who he plays in the show, is an independent retired marketing professional. Franklin has mentioned his mother as an independent, brave, and strong-headed woman. Franklin's father's name is John from whom he got his own name. His parents are married for 30 years now.
John has a sister named Tori Franklin with whom he shares quite a close bond as he was seen wishing his sister on her birthday with a very heartfelt note on his Instagram. He is 24 years old as of 2022 and has an extremely close relationship with his immediate as well as extended family.
John has earned his Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2019 from Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. He also has a Master's Degree in Interactive Media from the same university.
Quick Facts About John Franklin
|Full Name||John Fraklin|
|Date of Birth||1998|
|Place of Birth||Caldwell, New Jersey|
|Parents||Carol & John Franklin|
|Profession||Social Media Content Creator|
Is John Franklin Dating?
John has not flashed his dating life in the media and prefers to keep that side of life away from the limelight. As of now, it appears like the 24-year-old is not dating anyone and is single. He seems fore focused on his professional opportunities and career expansion right now.
What Is John Franklin's Job?
John Franklin revealed to Distractify that he was unemployed when he applied for The Circle. He mentioned that he was not working and had applied for a job when he signed up for The Circle. Well, the 24-year-old has gathered quite a fandom with the choice.
John started his career as a Radio Talk Show Host at 98.1 WQAQ in Connecticut after which he worked in IHeartMedia in New York as a Digital Media/ Content Professional. He has also worked as a Social Media Marketing Specialist at Wentworth Institute of Technology and as a Hype's social media manager in Los Angeles.
John though said he was unemployed when joining The Circle, his LinkedIn profile shows that he currently works as Social Media Content Creator for BetMGM in his own hometown. The young one is also an aspiring Stand-Up Comedian and often uses his spare time in performance. His recent stand-up live performance was at Ringside Pub, Caldwell. He is also an aspiring musician and has recorded his latest single titled Mascara.
John Franklin In The Circle Season 4
The Circle is a reality series where the players are competing for a $150k grand prize this year. This is a popularity-based show where players, with their real identities hidden, create bonds, relationships, dramas, and everything. The players are at the end of each round, ranked on a popularity basis and the top ranker is given the title of the "influencer". The influencer has a special power to eliminate a player. Each player's identity is revealed after they are eliminated.
In the game, you have the option to play as yourself or as a catfish. The game is played by nine 9 competitors with mistaken identities. In the show, John Franklin is seen playing his mom "Carol" and catfishing other casts. He has been playing a strong game so far and gathering popularity with his humorous New Jersey accent. John has mentioned in his interview that he wanted to play authentic himself even as a catfish and most of the nature of his mom is his own as well.
Franklin is at the beginning of his career and he has a long way to go with bigger opportunities on the way. We are sure he is to add to his worth as he rises up and grows old. As of now there is no accurate figure for his net worth. However, it is estimated to be around $200k, which is mere speculation.
Franklin is active on social media and is seen engaging his viewers with his comic and humorous content. He is available on Instagram which has 5.7K followers. He is also on Tiktok with 3.3K followers where he creates and shares humorous content.