Johnny Nimbus - Sing It Live-A-Rooney
Biographical information
Full Name
Johnny Nimbus
Darling (by Gemma)
January 1st
TV host
Resides In
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Channel 4
Physical Description
Hair Color
Eye Color
Personal Information
Geordie Nimbus (ancestor)
Unnamed Ex-Wife
Gemma Nimbus (Wife)
Gemma Nimbus (Wife)
Unnamed Ex-Wife
Parker Rooney (sometimes)
Production Information
First Appearance
Latest Appearance
Portrayed By

Johnny Nimbus is a recurring character on Liv and Maddie. He is a meteorologist and television host who works for Channel 4 News until he moved to California, and seems to be a Miller White fan.

He is portrayed by Kurt Long.


Johnny is a very energetic, lively, and cheerful man who works for Channel 4 News. He seems to be very carefree. He also realizes he's as shallow as he is handsome.



In Skate-A-Rooney, Johnny is seen as one of the celebrity judges for Flipkick magazine. In Brain-A-Rooney, Johnny hosts the Brain Olympics with Channel 4 News, the channel he works for. In Fa La La La-A-Rooney, Johnny interviews Maddie and Pete about their Christmas tree for the Stevens Point Holiday Spectacular. In Slump-A-Rooney, Johnny interviews Liv for his Channel 4 cooking segment, Nibblin' with Nimbus.

Physical Appearance

Johnny has short, black, flat ironed hair, fair skin, and dark brown eyes. He usually wears expensive suits, with the exception of Fa La La La-A-Rooney, where he wore warm clothes.


Ponytail down! Ponytail down!
And I've got two hours to get to know the science teacher in the pantsuit, how you doing?
If I squint and tilt my head...I can almost see a face!
Haha, classic Nimbus!
Either I've had too much coffee or werewolves are real!


  • He is a Miller White fan (Skate-A-Rooney).
  • He's always wanted to say "And the envelope please" at the Academy Awards (Brain-A-Rooney).
  • He sold exclusive rights to his image to a Chinese noodle company (Brain-A-Rooney).
  • He has a cooking segment on Channel 4 called "Nibblin' With Nimbus" (Slump-A-Rooney).
  • In the week before the events of Slump-A-Rooney, Johnny deep-fried a turkey with Vin Diesel on his cooking segment.
  • Karen watches Johnny's cooking segment (Slump-A-Rooney).
  • He briefly thought that Liv was a werewolf and that werewolves were real (Slump-A-Rooney).
  • He hosted the Brain Olympics.
  • He works for Channel 4 and he hosts several programs for it.
  • He has an ex-wife, and was once in jail briefly for "borrowing" her car, as revealed by Parker (Band-A-Rooney).
  • He thought Liv and Holden were a couple (Triangle-A-Rooney).
  • The local baseball stadium was named "George Nimbus Stadium," evidently for a local relative of his, possibly a father, grandfather, or uncle (Homerun-A-Rooney).
  • He marries Gemma in Choose-A-Rooney.
  • He returns in Season 4.
  • He's very similar to Shake It Up's Gary Wilde in that they're both TV show personalities who are wacky, silly, hammy, and over the top. Like Gary, he is a huge egomaniac.
  • His last appearance is in Sing It Live!!!-A-Rooney.
  • His predecessor was named Gus T. Winds (Band-A-Rooney), which was originally going to be Johnny's name.
  • He has a nephew named Larabee. Later, Johnny plays the character Larabee Peaslee on Sing It Live!!
  • According to Ron Hart, Johnny's birthday is New years, but the year is unknown.[1]

Episode Appearances

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4


Liv & Maddie Season 4 Promotional Photo
To view the Johnny Nimbus gallery, click here.


Main Characters
Liv RooneyMaddie RooneyJoey RooneyParker RooneyKaren RooneyRuby
Recurring Characters
Diggie SmallsWillow CruzArtie SmallsSkippy RamirezOceanJohnny NimbusEvanReggieHolden DippledorfAndie GustamanteAlexLaceyJosh WillcoxStainsGemma Nimbus