Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth
Who is Jeff Foxworthy?
Jeffery Marshall Foxworthy is a famous American stand-up comedian, television personality, actor, radio personality and an author. This multi-talented personality was born on 6th September 1958. He is a member of the famous comedy troupe “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” which includes “Larry the Cable Guy”, “Bill Engvall”, “Ron White” etc. Foxworthy is best recognized for his one-liners “You might be a redneck”. He has released 6 successfully hit comedy albums. Among these albums, the 1st two got the certification of 3 times Platinum by RIAA. He has written lots of books based on his redness jokes. “No Shirt, No Shoes… No Problem!” – is the autobiography of Jeff Foxworthy.
Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth:
Jeff Foxworthy is considered as one of the most successful and wealthiest stand-up comedians worldwide. He won an approximate $100 million as of now.
Jeff Foxworthy Life History:
Foxworthy was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the eldest child of his parents Carole Linda and Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy. He carries English descent because of his parents. He was grown up in the Southern Baptist tradition. Foxworthy attended the Hapeville High School. After completing high school, he went to Georgia Tech in Atlanta. But he quit just before the graduation. Likewise his father, Foxworthy also worked for 5 years in IBM in mainframe computer maintenance. During this time, in 1984, he came into the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Punchline comedy club in Atlanta.
Jeff Foxworthy is known for:
In 1993, Jeff Foxworthy has released his first comedy album named “You Might Be a Redneck If…” and became popular shortly. It topped the comedy albums chart and sold over millions of copies internationally, approximately 3 million. In 1995, he received a Grammy nomination for his second released album “Games Rednecks Play” for the best-spoken comedy album. In 1999, he released “Totally Committed” along with a CD and a 1-hour stand-up special on HBO of the same name. The CD received the 1999 Grammy nomination while receiving a gold status. In 2001, Foxworthy received the 43rd Annual Grammys for the best-spoken comedy album.
Foxworthy is also very popular in the television. He has started his own sitcom “The Jeff Foxworthy Show” during the mid-1990a. In several Blue Collar television specials including “Blue Collar TV”, Foxworthy has made his appearances alongside Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy. In 2007, he became the host of the quiz show “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” on Fox. The show was telecasted in 2007-09 and in 2015. Starting from April 1999- December 2009, Foxworthy became the host of a nationally syndicated radio show “The Foxworthy Countdown”. He also hosted “The American Bible Challenge” on GSN for 3 years.
Jeff Foxworthy Political/Business Affiliation:
Except a successful comedian, Jeff Foxworthy is also a successful and talented author. He has written lots of books including “You Might Be a Redneck If…” in 1989. In 2008, Foxworthy has released his first book for the children named “Dirt on My Shirt” following “Silly Street” and Hide!!!” in 2009 and 2010 respectively. In 2011, he has launched his website “Foxworthy Outdoors”.