John Shelby Watts is the father of American actress and singer Apple Watts. He was born on March 9, 1959 and ap-peared in the season five of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.
According to reports, John Watts and her daughter did not share a father and daughter bond as Apple was placed in the care of a foster home.
Apple and her father united about six years ago and decided to get to know each other better.
He was first seen in the “Pretty Hurts” episode (5.06), and was also last seen in the “Reunion” (5.17).
John Watts is a memoirist and writer. He is known for his memoirs The Rollin ’80’s: Drugs, Money, Politics and Reality and Power of the V, written under the pseudonym “John Boy”.
He is said to have had a very frustrating childhood which led to him engaging in all sorts of criminal activities so he can be able to feed himself as well as his family.
John watts started selling Crack at the age of 12 and was sentenced to prison. He is also said to have a long criminal record.
He was in and out of Prison till 1988 when he finally decided to make a bold decision and turn his life around.