John Meehan Wiki (Dirty John) Age, Biography, Wife, Family & Story

John Meehan

John Meehan (born in 1968) is an American Gambler and Conman from California, USA. He has maximum involvement in his father’s gambling business. Usually, he visits in their multiple casinos located in the USA. According to her sister, this is the major cause behind his turn towards bad activities. During John’s college days, he gets the name “Dirty John”.

John Meehan on his Graduation Day

In fact, he slept with many young women. He targets the females on the dating platforms. Furthermore, Meehan tries to allure them with his luxury. Additionally, he has a fake profile and his profession is of a doctor. He posted many pictures too. John has stolen his first’s wife medical kit. After the divorce, he flew to Ohio to search for his target.

Debra & Terra Newell

Many women have trapped him. One of them is South California based Debra Newell. She is a professional Interior Decorator. They married each other in 2014 and lived in Newport Beach. Still, Debra is unaware of John’s past. Suddenly, she realizes his true face and leaves him.

However, John threatens her with her nude pictures in 2016. Later on, he meets his daughter Terra is a parking area. She attacks him with a knife and injured him badly. Then, John has suddenly admitted to the hospital dies after illness. Now, his former wife Debra owns a business venture.


Netflix out with “The Dirty John” show

The Dirty John Netflix Show

Everyone is aware of John’s stories. Netflix is ready with its criminal drama. It is on the true stories of Meehan. Christopher Goffard (Journalist) designs the series. In fact, it is live streaming from February 14, 2019.

The famous actor Eric Bana plays the role of John Meena. On the other hand, Connie Britton is Debra Newell in the series. Additionally, there is an eight-part based podcast also there on I-Tunes.


Early Life, Parents & Profile

The “Dirty John” was born as in 1968 in California, United States. Now, John Meehan’s age is just 47 years old in 2016. Still, he has not updated about his father and mother. On the other hand, his dad is a known face in the casino business.

John Meehan Wikipedia & Biography

He has a sister Karen Douvillier who is against gambling. In fact, John attends Prospect High School in Saratoga, California. In his school, he has an attractive personality. Therefore, Meehan is a magnet for the girls.

He has the techniques to attract him like a magnet. After that, he pursued his graduation from the University of Arizona. Later on, John joined the University Of Dayton Law School. He did a course at the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.


Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children

John marries during 1990. Furthermore, his first wife is Tonia Sells. She practices as an anesthetist nurse. However, the couple ended their marriage within 10 years. Often, Tonia suspects him as he uses his medical tools.

John Meehan wife Debra Newell

The duo is the mom-dad of two children. Additionally, they have a daughter Terra Newell. She kills her father out of aggression in 2016. Somehow, Tonia complains to the police about the theft case. Then, her ex-husband threatens her. As of 2014, he did his second marriage with Debra Newell.

It ended in a year, as she knew his true intentions. John Meehan sends her nude photos to his cousins. On the other hand, he even burns his luxurious car. During their relationship, they live in a rented house. Within three dates, she accepts John’s proposal to marry him.


Trivia & Quick Info

Eric Batton as John Meehan in the show

Full Real Birth NameJohn Meehan.
Nick nameThe Dirty John & Connman.
ProfessionGambler & Connman.
In The News ForTargeting females through fake profile online.
Age (As of 2016)47 years old
SexualityStraight (Heterosexuality).
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1968.
Birthplace/HometownCalifornia, United States.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Will Update Soon.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian Descent.
Current ResidenceCalifornia, Ohio (USA).
Date of Death/Cause2016/Stabbed by a knife.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
WeightKilograms: 73 Kg.
Pounds: 160 lbs.
Biceps Size10.5 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)42-32-33.
Shoe Size (UK)11.
Tattoos details?None.
Eye ColorBrown.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Name Not Known.
Mother: Will Update Soon.
SiblingsBrother: Not Known.
Sister: Karen Douvillier.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried Twice.
Dating History?Affair with several women based in Ohio and California.
GirlfriendDebra Newell.
Wife/Spouse Name1. Tonia Sells (Anesthetist Nurse).
2. Debra Newell (Interior Designer).
ChildrenTeera Newell (Daughter).
Highest QualificationGraduate in Medical Sciences.
SchoolProspect High School in Saratoga, California.
Alma Mater1. University of Arizona.
2. University Of Dayton Law School.
3. Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Bruce Lee.
Actress: Jessica Abla.
Dream Holiday DestinationSwitzerland.
Favorite ColorWhite & Black.
Love to doPlaying Cards & Online Chatting.
Favorite DishesJapanese Food.
Net worth (Approx.)$4 Million US dollars (As of 2016).
Earnings per monthUnder review.
Contact Details
Office Address--
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberWill Update.
Email AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNot Known.


Some Lesser Known Facts about John Meehan

John's Daughter Terra Newell

  • John is also a doctor practice in California.
  • However, he left the job due to his criminal activities.
  • Furthermore, he arrested in 2002 while keeping illegal drugs.
  • He tries to escape but the police catch him.
  • Then, John Meehan went to prison for 17 months.
  • Debra his last target comes to the NBC’s talk show too.
  • Additionally, John’s friend Karen calls from the rotten man.

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  • His sister discusses his true face with “The Los Angeles Times”.
  • Actually, he has made several fake profiles on
  • There are several podcasts made on the name of “Dirty John”.
  • He has dated Debra in a hotel of Irvine, California.
  • Usually, John Meehan’s profile states that he spends time in Iraq.



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