John Farmanesh-Bocca is an American film producer who is a multi-award winning theatre director. Despite his work, John popular as the celebrity husband of American actress Brenda Strong.

Picture of Film producer, John Farmanesh-Bocca
Caption: Picture of Film producer, John Farmanesh-Bocca (Photo: Instagram)


Early Life of John Farmanesh-Bocca

In the United States, John Farmanesh-Bocca was born and raised keeping identity of his parents private. Therefore, he has American nationality and is of white ethnicity. John birth date, siblings, age, and early life details missing.

John Farmanesh-Bocca's childhood picture with his father
Caption: John Farmanesh-Bocca's childhood picture with his father (Photo: Instagram)


He might be a well-educated person who completed his education. However, John details on his educational qualification kept private. John Farmanesh Bocca has a height of 188 cm or 6 feet 2 inches. 


Married Life of John Farmanesh-Bocca with Wife Brenda Strong 

John no more remains single but happily married man. Also, he is well-known as the 2nd husband of his wife Brenda. In the year 2011, their dating started when she filed for divorced from her first husband. After dating for 4 years, they eventually got married. John Farmanesh-Bocca exchanged the wedding vows with his wife Brenda Strong in May 2015. 

John Farmanesh-Bocca with his wife Brenda Strong
Caption: John Farmanesh-Bocca with his wife Brenda Strong (Photo: Instagram)


Their beautiful wedding ceremony held in presence of relatives, family, and friends of bride and bridegroom. The married couple lives a blissful life together without having any kids yet. However, they might be planning to have kids in the future. John and Brenda seems creating strong bond and understanding for each other.


Who is Brenda Strong First Husband?

As we already mentioned, John Farmanesh-Bocca is the 2nd husband of Brenda Strong. Therefor the question raises about Brenda's first husband. Strong 1st husband name is Tom Henri. However, details of Tom professional life kept hidden. Brenda and Tom got married on 8th July 1989 in a private wedding ceremony.

Brenda Strong with her ex-husband Tom and their son Zak
Caption: Brenda Strong with her ex-husband Tom and their son Zak (Photo: Zimbio)


Then, they became parents of a child. Zak Henri is the name of Strong and tom son born on November 5, 1994. After having conflicts and misunderstanding, they filed for divorced in the year 2011. Henri and Strong officially divorce finalized in June 2013. 


Net Worth of John Farmanesh-Bocca

Despite popular as celebrity husband, John has his own career as film producer. The estimated net worth of John Farmanesh-Bocca around $200K according to different reports. Working as a film producer, he might be earning money around $58,857 which is average salary as per ZipRecruiter. 

John Farmanesh-Bocca enjoying rafting with his wife Brenda
Caption: John Farmanesh-Bocca enjoying rafting with his wife Brenda (Photo: E! Online)


Out of his work Bocca earns decent money living a comfortable life. His wife Brenda Strong net worth estimated around $12 Million collected out of her multiple career as American actress, director, and yoga instructor. Working as actress, she might earned money between $500k to $1 Million.


Acting Career of John Farmanesh-Bocca

Working as an actor, John has featured in such television series as Shameless, American Horror Story, The Brave and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. His first endeavor in filmmaking, a narrative short film drama "I DID NOT FORGET YOU". John wrote and directed this short film drama and garnered 14 nominations and 7 awards from various national and international film festivals, including the People's Choice Award at The Hollywood Independent Film Festival. 

John Farmanesh-Bocca clicking picture with his co-actor
Caption: John Farmanesh-Bocca clicking picture with his co-actor (Photo: Instagram)


He was trained at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in Acting before working as a Directing Fellow at the Julliard School - Drama Division from the year 2003 to 2005.


Career of John Farmanesh- Bocca

John Farmanesh-Bocca has been active in the theatre for more than 30 years. Also, he is a multi-award winning theatre director. John is the Founding Artistic Director of popular drama Not Man Apart - Physical Theatre Ensemble (2005 to 2015) and Shakespeare Santa Monica  (2003 to 2014). He has been working as Emeritus Director of the award-winning Not Man Apart Ensemble. 

John Farmanesh-Bocca clicking picture with his co-worker
Caption: John Farmanesh-Bocca clicking picture with his co-worker (Photo: Instagram)


In 2014, his worked Backstage Magazine became one of the 13 most innovative physical theatre companies in the world. For John's work several awards such as Pericles Redux (European and US Premieres), Wish I Had A Sylvia Plath (Co-conceived, World Premiere, Edinburgh Fringe First Award Winner), Titus Redux, As/Is, Hercules Furens, Tempest Redux (A total of 13 Nominations and 3 Stage Raw Awards) were nominated and won. 

Picture of John Farmanesh-Bocca with his friends
Caption: Picture of John Farmanesh-Bocca with his friends (Photo: Instagram)


His work been seen at UK venues such as The Burton/Taylor Theatre in Oxford England, The Oxford Playhouse, Theatre Royal, Bath England, Belfast Cathedral Quarter Festival and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. John work been seen at USA venues such as The Kirk Douglas Theatre, The Getty Villa Theatre Lab, The Odyssey Theatre, Pacific Repertory Theatre and The Sunset Center in Central California, The Miles Playhouse, The Hollywood Fringe, The Annenberg Beach House, Performing Arts Center Baton Rouge Louisiana (BRCC), CSULB, NYU, Juilliard and others.