Date created: April 2010
0 fansBecome a Fan!
add a quote
There are no qoutes yet.
Birthdate :May 24, 1965
Country :United States
Sign : Capricorn
Weight: 98 kg
Eyes color :
Hair color :
John Walsh contributors (0)
There are no contributors yet
John Walsh fans (0)
There are no fans yet.
John Walsh Timeline
1981On July 27, 1981, his six-year-old son Adam was kidnapped from a Sears department store in Hollywood, Florida and his remains were found sixteen days later. Although devastated by their son's murder, Walsh and his wife campaigned for better provisions to help find missing children. He now serves on the board of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, an organisation that he helped found.
1988Before his son's murder (and before hosting "America's Most Wanted" (1988)), he was employed as a hotel marketer.
1988He and his wife Reve have four children: Adam (b. 1975, d.1981), Meghan (b. 1982), Callahan (b. 1985) and Hayden (b.1995). Their youngest son, who often accompanies his father while filming "America's Most Wanted" (1988), is said to resemble his elder brother Adam.
1996In 1996, he was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world
1996Believes that serial killer Ottis Toole (who died in 1996) was responsible for his son Adam's murder. Although he was never convicted, in December 2008 Ottis Toole was conclusively tied to the abduction and murder of Adam Walsh.
2002Wife, Reve, filed for divorce on August 1, 2002. However, they later reconciled and the divorce proceeding was dismissed.
2002Was mentioned, along with son Adam in the Feb. 1, 2002 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
2005In July 2005, Walsh attempted to assist the family of missing teen Natalee Holloway on his show. Walsh was critical of the Aruban crime investigation and, along with television personality Phil McGraw, urged Americans to boycott Aruba.
2008On December 16, 2008 - the nearly 30 year old case of Adam Walsh was finally solved. In a press conference held in Hollywood, FL, the chief of police said they determined that serial killer Ottis Toole was in fact the murderer of six year old, Adam. Mr. Walsh said at news the conference that "the waiting and not knowing has been torture." Toole died in prison of Cirrhosis in 1996 at the age of 49. He was serving five life sentences for murders unrelated to Adam's death.
John Walsh Photo Gallery
There are no photo gallery for John Walsh