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.
2003, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
1992, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
1993, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
John Joseph Corbett Sr. — Father
Bo Derek — Significant Other
Attended Cerritos College, Norwalk, California, United States
Birth Name: John Joseph Corbett Jr.
Birth Place: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States