20 Facts About Johnny Galecki | The Big Bang Theory

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Last updated: March 17, 2021

Did you know that Johnny Galecki lived alone in Burbank, California by the age of 14?

Johnny Galecki Facts

If you’re a fan of The Big Bang Theory, then check out the top twenty facts about Johnny Galecki.

You may think you have a rough idea of what his life has been like but you’re probably wrong! This guy is incredible!

His full name is John “Johnny” Mark Galecki.

Johnny was born on April 30, 1975, in Bree, Belgium.

His star sign is Taurus.

Johnny’s father, Richard, was serving in the U.S. Air Force when he was born.

His mother is called Mary Lou Galecki.

He has one brother called Nick and one sister called Allison.

He is a pescetarian, which is basically a vegetarian but eats fish and seafood.

At the age of 10, his parents refused to allow him to have his ear pierced.

Johnny Galecki lived on his own in Burbank, California by age 14.

He dropped out of school after the 8th grade.

His first acting job was a little-known sitcom called American Dreamer.

Galecki had a small role alongside Ben Affleck in the movie Bounce. His character was called Seth.

Johnny Galecki is more famously known for playing the character of Leonard Hofstadter on The Big Bang Theory.

His character Leonard is an experimental physicist with an IQ of 173.

Galecki does not actually wear glasses. In The Big Bang Theory, his glasses are only the frame, without lenses.

He secretly dated actress Kaley Cuoco for two years.

Johnny found a dog in a box in 2009, he named the dog Vera and has looked after it ever since.

He is a good artist and loves to paint and sketch.

Galecki’s favorite brand of cigarettes is Parliament Light.

Johnny owns a log cabin in Santa Margarita, California. Where he owns 360 acres of land!

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