Jeff Foxworthy- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth $100 million

Introduction

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Jeff Foxworthy was born on September 6, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. his birth name was Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy. He married to Pamela Gregg in the year 1985 and has two children. He is an American stand-up comedian actor, television and radio personality. Not only is this he an author, voice artist and comedian also. He is a member of a comedy troupe, Blue Collar Comedy Tour and is known for his “You might be a redneck”. Jeff wrote various kinds of books and wrote several books specifically on redneck jokes. He has released six major labels on his comedy albums and his two albums are certified by the Recording industry Association of America. Not only this, you might be shocked that he is so talented that besides all these works he wrote an autobiography, No Shirt, No Shoes..No Problem! Now moving onto his television roles, his first one in the mid-1990s, The Jeff Foxworthy Show. He has been the host of a quiz show “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?” since 2007. He also host the syndication from 2009 to 2011 and a radio show The Foxworthy Countdown from 1999 to 2009.

Early life

His father was Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy who was an IBM executive and the mother, Carole Linda Foxworthy. His grandfather was fireman. He was raised in Baptist tradition. He was graduated from Hapeville High School and Georgia Tech in Atlanta. He worked in IBM for five years in mainframe computer maintenance and later entered and won the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Atlanta’s punchline comedy club in the year 1984 and this where his career change the direction.

Career

Comedy Albums

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His several albums are out in the market and Jeff have received a number of awards and appreciation for his work. In the year 1990, he received an American Comedy Award for the “Best Stand-Up Comic” category. In the year 1993, he released the album, “You Might Be a Redneck” which topped the comedy album charts. More than three million copies of the album “Redneck” are sold. In the year 1995, he released “Games Rednecks Play” which received Grammy nomination for “Best Spoken Comedy” in the year 1996. In the year 1998, his album “Totally Committed” was released and later in the year 1999 it received a Grammy nomination and not only had this it’s CD received a “Gold” status. In the year 2001, at the 43rd Annual Grammys, he received a nomination for “Best Spoken Comedy Album”.

Television

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In the year 1995, he starred the Jeff Foxworthy Show which aired on the channel ABC later after one season it was discarded by ABC and picked up by NBC. Later his next series Nick at Nite and CMT was aired in 2005 and 2006. He not only appeared in the series but also hosted the Country’s weekly “TNN” music city news Country Awards show for 1998, 1999 and 2000. Currently he is host of The Bucks of Tecomate which airs on the channel NBC Sports Network. He is a investor in the episodes of Shark Tank. I the year 2005, he was the subject of a Comedy Central Roast. In summer 2013, he was the host of the food reality competition “The American Baking Competition”.

Other Ventures

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Talking about his voice work he starred Racing Stories in the year 2005, The Fox and the Hound 2 in the year 2006, The Smurfs in the year 2011 and the last one Phineas and Ferb in the year 2012. In 2004, Jeff Foxworthy launched a television series called Blue collar TV on the WB Television Network, Comedy Central and Comedy Network and he served as an executive officer. Apart from this, he wrote several books Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary: Words you thought you Knew the meaning in the year 2005, Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary 2: More Words You Thought You Knew the meaning Of in the year 2006 and Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary 3: Learning to talk More Gooder Fastly which was released on 30 October 2007 and the last one Rednecks in College. Not only this he also released the books on children Dirt On My Shirt in the year 2008 and Silly Street in the year 2009.

Talking about his radio work Jeff began The Foxworthy Countdown which is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show which late was featured on the top 30 country’s hits. In the year 2001, he was nominated for Country Music Association for the category of “Broadcast Personality if the Year”. His website Foxworthy Outdoors was launched in 2011 which carries the outdoor products.

Richness

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Jeff Foxworthy’s net worth is $100 Million. Jeff Foxworthy is the linchpin of a multi-million dollar empire. His most of the fortune came from by selling comedy recordings. Last year alone It was estimated that he earned $11 million.. He married to a lady Pamela Gregg in the year 1985 and have two daughters Jordan who was born in the year 1992 and Julianne who was born in the year 1994. The couple together went out for the vacations at very rich places and they have a very wonderful house. The show “Are You Smarter that 5th Grader?”  Has the highest debut for eight years and the show “You Might Be a Redneck if..” jokes nets him a big amount of money every year. It nets around $2.5 million every year. Jeff commands some of the highest rates in the business it is around $150,000 per gig and his 11 CDs were sold for 14 million dollar money.

 

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