How rich is John Henry?
John Henry Net Worth:
John Henry Net Worth:John Henry is an African-American folk hero and tall tale. He is said to have worked as a "steel-driving man"—a man tasked with hammering a steel drill into rock to make holes for explosives to blast the rock away in constructing a railroad tunnel. According to legend, John Henry's prowess as a steel-driver was measured in a race against a steam powered hammer, which he won, only to die in victory with his hammer in his hand and heart giving out from stress. The story of John Henry is told in a classic folk song, which exists in many versions, and has been the subject of numerous stories, plays, books and novels. Various locations, including Big Bend Tunnel in West Virginia, Lewis Tunnel in Virginia, and Coosa Mountain Tunnel in Alabama, have been suggested as the site of the contest.
|Birth place:||Quincy, Illinois, USA|
|Education:||Victor Valley High School, University of California, Riverside, Victor Valley College|
|Spouse:||Mai Henry Peggy Sue Henry Linda Pizzuti (divorced)|
|Children:||Sienna Henry, Sara Henry|
|Parents:||Mai Henry, Peggy Sue Henry, Linda Pizzuti|