3. November 2018 - 23:59 Uhr / Lara Graff
"Bo Duke"

“The Dukes of Hazzard”: John Schneider today

"The Dukes of Hazzard's" Tom Wopat, Catherine Bach and John Schneider

"The Dukes of Hazzard's" Tom Wopat, Catherine Bach and John Schneider

The series The Dukes of Hazzard made John Schneider famous and his career is still in full swing. However, he successfully keeps his private life under wraps. The once lively blond youngster has turned into a real man.

Some men age like fine wine. This is also the case with actor John Schneider (58). In his young years, the Dukes of Hazzard actor was already fun to look at. But with his small laughter lines, which the years have brought along, the American seems even more likeable now.

The Dukes of Hazzard: John Schneider’s career

Between 1979 and 1985, Schneider took on the role of "Bo Duke" in the action series The Dukes of Hazzard. Even after the series concluded, he starred almost every year in different series or film productions. In Desperate Housewives, fans caught a glimpse of him in the role of “Richard Watson” during three episodes in 2010.

John Schneider, Catherine Bach and Tom Wopat in "The Dukes Of Hazzard"

John Schneider, Catherine Bach and Tom Wopat in The Dukes of Hazzard in 1980.

Most recently, he worked in front of the camera for movies such as Runaway Hearts (2015) or Exit 14 (2016). Since 2013, he portrays one of the main characters in the soap The Haves and the Have Nots. He also works as a musician and has released several albums. His latest album "Ruffled Skirts" was released in 2016.

John Schneider’s troubled private life

John Schneider has already been married twice, but unfortunately both marriages failed. With his second wife Elvira Castle, he has three children, two from Castle's previous relationship and then they share one daughter. Currently Schneider is in a relationship with Alicia Allain.

John Schneider today

John Schneider today

In addition to his acting career, the 58-year-old is involved in various social projects. He has founded the Children's Miracle Network with Marie Osmond in 1982 and FaithWorks Productions in 1995, for example.