- Spent a lot of time as a child at the nightclub where his mother worked as a waitress; instilled in him an early love for music.
- Was a pipe fitter and welder in a steel factory until he suffered a back injury.
- Worked as a licensed hairstylist and a retail clerk before developing a taste for acting.
- Made his primetime-television debut as Karen's hippie boyfriend in an early episode of The Wonder Years.
- Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 1992.
- Released his self-titled debut country album in April 2006. Its first single, "Good to Go," set a record on the Billboard Hot Country chart as the highest debut (at No. 48) from an independent label in the chart's history.
- Has appeared in more than 50 TV commercials.
- 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 1993, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 1992, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
- 2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2003, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
- Bo Derek — Significant Other
- John Joseph Corbett Sr. — Father
- Attended Cerritos College, Norwalk, California, United States
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- Birth Name: John Joseph Corbett Jr.
- Birth Place: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
- Profession: Actor, Singer
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