Jeffrey Foxworthy Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career and Achievement
Jeffrey Foxworthy Net Worth – Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy is an American actor, television personality and comedian from Atlanta. Forthworthy gained his recognition when his co-workers signed him up for a “laugh off” where he won the competition.
He pursued his stand up comedy career after that and he has been on a comedy tour among other comedians across the whole of the U.S.
As of 2020, Jeff Foxworthy’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million dollars.
Jeffrey Foxworthy Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Jeff Foxworthy was born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 6th of September, 1958. He is the first child of Carol Linda and Jimmy Foxworthy. Both of his parents are of English descent. Foxworthy attended Hapeville High School.
After he graduated he worked five years in mainframe computer maintenance at IBM. After support from his co-workers, he entered the Great Southeastern “Laugh Off” comedy club where he won in 1984.
Career and Achievement
Foxworthy began his professional career at IBM where he worked in mainframe computer maintenance. He derived more pleasure from making his co-workers laugh than actually working which is why he started his career as a comedian later on.
Atlanta Punchline comedy club announced a “laugh off” in 1984; his co-workers urged him to participate. Foxworthy won the competition and decided to quit his job.
He developed a unique comedic style throughout his career that made him one of the best comedians in the industry. Foxworthy released a comedy album “You Might Be A Redneck If… in 1993 which was ranked at No. 38 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Foxworthy won awards including People Choice Awards in 1996 and Personality of the Year in 2001.
Foxworthy hosted a weekly radio show, The Foxworthy Countdown from 1999 to 2009. The radio show featured “Top 25 hits” and interviews with stars all over the world.
The show was really successful and ran over ten years. He later formed a comedy troupe called Blue Collar Comedy Tour. The group traveled and performed all over the U.S, and they became hugely popular.
He released his comedy CD in 2004, which debuted at No.1 on the Billboard comedy charts and was sold all over the U.S. After traveling around for the comedy tour he created the TV series Blue Collar TV for the WB network. The show ran from 2004-2006. The popularity of the comedy tour inspired the group to release three DVD movies.
Today, Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most accomplished comedians of all time and has impressed many by his performances not only as a comedian but also as a radio host, writer, and television host.
In 2020, Jeff Foxworthy’s net worth is $100 million.