Keston John - Biography

Last Modified: Feb 10, 2022

Keston John
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Avatar 2 (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 17, 1984 (age 39)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Keston John
Birth Place: Randolph, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Vandon John (younger brother)

High School: Brantley High School
University: University of Central Florida
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 1, 2016
Wife's Name: Lacy Baxter
Children: 1

Lark Elisabeth John (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Keston John?

Keston John is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the films Avatar 2 as Va'ru and TV series In the Dark as Darnell James, The Good Place as Uzo.

Keston John – Age, Parents, Siblings

Keston John was born in Randolph, Massachusetts, the USA on August 17, 1984. His parents, who were from the Caribbean, raised him alongside his sibling, a younger brother named Vandon John. There are no details available on his mother, father, or what they did for a living.

young Keston John alongside younger brother Vandon John (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Keston John attended Brantley High School and graduated from the same. He went on to study at the University of Central Florida where he studied acting.

His ethnicity is African-American.

Keston John – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Keston John married his girlfriend Lacy Baxter on July 1, 2016, after years of dating. He and his wife, who is also an actor, welcomed daughter Lark Elisabeth John on September 30, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. The couple seems to be happy and raising their child together. There are no rumors of imminent divorce surrounding the pair.

Keston John, wife Lacy Baxter with daughter (Image: Instagram- posted July 2021)

Keston John – Career

Early Days

After moving to Los Angeles, John’s debut screen role was in the film Unconscious (2006) followed by another minor appearance in the 2007 film The Karaoke King. This was followed by appearances in the films Dance of the Dead (2008), The Perfect 46 (2014), etc and in the episode(s) of TV series Lincoln Heights (2007), 24 (2009), The Pacellis (2011), Adam and Jamero (2014), Blood & Oil (2015), Bosch (2018), The Pacific War in Color (2018), to name a few. He also starred in numerous short films.

Finally, Keston John’s breakthrough came after he was cast to voice Killmonger / Headman / N'Jadaka in the TV series Avengers Assemble. From 2018 to 2019, he worked on 13 episodes of the said series.

Films, Series

In recent years, Keston John has starred in the films My Favorite Girlfriend (2022), Avatar 2 (2022), Avatar 3 (2024), and lent his voice in the video games Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire (2017), World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (2018), The Outer Worlds (2019), Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (2020), World of Warcraft: Shadowlands (2020), etc.

John’s work is prominent in TV as he has played roles in the TV series The Good Place (2017-2020), She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018-2020), American Dad! (2020), Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020-2021), In the Dark (2019-2021), Dragons: The Nine Realms (2021), We Baby Bears (2022), to name a few.

Keston John, Perry Mattfeld in In the Dark (Image: IMDb)


On the set of Avatar 2, Keston John has worked alongside Joel David Moore, Matt Gerald, Britain Dalton, Dileep Rao, Wes Studi.

Keston John – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and salary of Keston John is under review.

Keston John – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, John is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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