John Douglas Wiki: Wife, Family, Net Worth

By Ravi Lama | Published On: 03 Jul, 2018
John Douglas Wiki: Wife, Family, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth June 18, 1945 Age 76 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession FBI Special Agent, Author
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Pam Modica (Ex-wife)
Divorced Yes (Once) Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Children/Kids 3 Height N/A
Education Eastern New Mexico University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Parents Jack Douglas

John Douglas is one of the first criminal profilers who worked as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He interviewed infamous criminals such as Ted Bundy, Gacy, and Charles Manson. John is also an author and has written numerous books on criminal psychology. Midnight Gardens and Journey Into Darkness are some of his popular books.

How Does John Douglas Summon His Net Worth?

John Douglas summoned the eminent part of his net worth from his career as FBI special agent and author. He received the revenue as the special agent and unit chief in the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. As per the glassdoor, an estimated salary of FBI Unit Chief is $135,000.

John also gathers income from his books. He generates the payroll from books which he kept on sale at Amazon. The price of his books ranges between $5 and $21.

New York native John made his first public name after interviewing the incident in the Atlanta murders of 1979–1981. 

After John retired from the FBI in 1995, he started his career as an author and wrote numerous books dealing with his life tracking serial killers. He even has appeared in television, and he is also a model for various fictional characters.

John Douglas Gushes About Married Life In Mindhunter

In the TV series, Mindhunter, a short story related John's married life is highlighted. The American crime drama web television series is based on the real crime book, Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit written by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.

John Douglas mentions about his married life in book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit (

As shown in the series, John got married to a lady name Pam Modica in 1972. Three years later, the pair welcomed their first child in 1975. John and his wife, Pam were blessed with two more children some years later. The couple has reportedly parted away from each other with a divorce.

John Douglas' Family: Father Died Of Pneumonia

John Douglas is a son of actor and comedian Jack Douglas. His father is best known for appearing in the Carry On. He also appeared in the Carry On Christmas specials in 1972 and 1973 and had a guest-starring role in The Goodies. 

He later died of pneumonia on 18 December 2008 in Newport, Isle of Wight, England, UK, at the age of 81.

Short Bio

John Douglas was born as John Edward Douglas on 18 June 1945 in Brooklyn, New York, the U.S. He completed his graduation in sociology/physical education from Eastern New Mexico University and counseling from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. John completed his Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University.