Canon J. John: Biography, Age, Family Life, Ministry And Net Worth

Canon J. John: Biography, Age, Family Life, Ministry, And Net Worth: Rev Canon J. John is an evangelist, minister, speaker, social activist, and writer. He is an international evangelist and author who is based in the United Kingdom.

Canon J. John, whose full name is Rev. Canon Julian John, is a British Christian speaker, evangelist, and author. He is known for his dynamic and engaging speaking style, often addressing large audiences at events, conferences, and festivals. He has a significant presence in the United Kingdom and has also traveled internationally to share his message.

Canon J. John is the founder of the Philo Trust, an organization dedicated to promoting the Christian faith and values. He has been involved in various outreach and evangelistic initiatives, seeking to communicate the Gospel in relevant and accessible ways.

In addition to his speaking engagements, Canon J. John has authored several books on topics related to Christianity, spirituality, and personal growth. Some of his books include titles like “Ten,” “Facing the Canon,” and “Just 10.”

Canon J.John Biography

J.John Loannou was born on June 2, 1958, in London, England, to George and Helen Ioannou. Louannes Louannon is J.John’s Greek name, which means “John John.” His parents were the owners and managers of a small London restaurant.

Canon J. John
Canon J. John


From 1974 to 1976, he studied psychology at Hendon College in London, where Reverend Andy Economides, converted him to Christianity in 1975.

Family Life

On July 23, 1983, J.John married his wife Killy. He is a grandfather and a father of 3;  Michael, Simeon, and Ben. Their eldest, Michael, is married to Emma.

Wedding picture of Canon J. John and his wife Killy John


Canon J.John began his career as a psychiatric nurse at Napsbury Hospital in St Albans, England, in 1976, before embracing Christian ministry.


Canon J.John studied theology at Nottingham’s St John’s Theological College in 1978. He worked at the Christian Renewal Centre in Northern Ireland while studying theology at St John’s in 1980. During this period, he participated in community healing efforts, including working at a local prison.

Later, under the leadership of David and Joyce Huggett, J.John became Director of Evangelism at St Nicholas’ Church in Nottingham, England. He began his job as an itinerant evangelist while directing evangelism activity within the church. During this time, he traveled around the country, giving talks at universities, churches, and other venues.

In addition, J.John appears frequently on international television networks such as GOD TV, Daystar, TBN, UCB TV, and The BBC. With over 9.7 million views on social media, one segment of a TBN UK interview went viral.

His “Facing the Canon” series is produced in collaboration with UCB TV. J.John speaks with a variety of people, including theologians, politicians, activists, and musicians. TBN UK also broadcasts the series. Justin Welby, Alister McGrath, Jackie Pullinger, Lord Michael Hastings, Michael Ramsden, Mandy Smith, N.T. Wright, George Verwer, Canon Andrew White, Nicky Gumbel, Phillip Yancey, Mike Pilavachi, William Paul Young, Matt Redman, Archbishop John Sentamu, David Pytches, and R.T. Kendall have all been among the notable guests.

Canon J. John and his wife Killy John


J.John has authored over 60 books since 1988. There are over one million copies of his books in print worldwide. By June 2009, The Life had sold over 100,000 copies.

Also, He has also written articles for several news journals and media outlets including The Huffington Post, The Daily Mirror, BBC News, Sorted Magazine,  Christianity Today, and Church Times.

Select publications include:

  • A Christmas Compendium (2005)
  • 26 Steps to Heaven (2007)
  • The Happiness Secret: Finding True Contentment (2011)
  • The Return: Grace and the Prodigal (2011)
  • just10 (2013)
  • The Natural Evangelism Course (2014)
  • The Life: A Portrait of Jesus (2015 edition)
  • Knowing God (2017)
  • The Christmas Story (2018)
  • The Easter Story (2018)
  • Jesus Christ – The Truth (2019)
  • That’s a Good Question! (2019)


  1. God’s perspective On Life
  2. Christmas Unwrapped
  3. Why Easter?
  4. Seven Last Words
  5. Serving God
  6. The Problem Of Suffering
  7. Born Again
  8. Live By Priorities
  9. Hold To The Truth
  10. Find True Contentment

Awards and recognition

Because of his 30+ years of experience working around the world, J.John has been recognized by various industry leaders. J.John was awarded a Lambeth MA by Archbishop George Carey in 1998 for Church Growth and Evangelism.

The  Coventry Cathedral appointed him an Honorary Canon on 22 February 2003. On 4 March 2012 J.John was ordained Presbyter and Canon Missioner in the non-denominational fraternity Order of St Leonard by Bishop David Carr OSL.

Net Worth

J.John is one of the wealthiest televangelists and one of the most well-known. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million, according to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.

Social Media

You can follow Rev. Cannon J.John on any of the following social media platforms:

Instagram: @canonjjohn

Twitter: @Canonjjohn

Facebook: @j.john

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