Creator, spokesman, and CEO from the pizza firm Papa Johns, which he founded in 1984. He committed to pizza-making apparatus by offering his 1972 Camaro Z28. He hosted a fundraiser at his home in 2012 for Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney. He started providing pizzas for his father’s tavern Mick’s Lounge. He previously three children along with his wife Annette. He was a known critic of Barack Obama’s Inexpensive Care Act.