Jeff Foxworthy’s one of the most successful comedians around with a net worth of over $130 million dollars, as of 2020.
He has made a lot of money in his career, from 1982 to date, thanks to his various books, Television and Radio gigs, etc.
|Net Worth:||$130 Million (USD)|
|Source of Wealth:||Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Television and Radio Personality, Author|
|Full Name:||Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy|
|Also known as:||Jeff Foxworthy|
|Date of Birth:||September 6, 1958|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Years Active:||1982 to present|
Source of Wealth
Foxworthy has multiple streams of income that contribute to his wealth. He does stand-up comedy and works as a television and radio host.
He has also made good money as an actor along the way.
And of course he has also made a lot of money as a author, with several books to his name.
And the fact that he’s been active since 1982 has led to a lot of money for him, doing the various things he does in his career.
Jeff Foxworthy was born September 6, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia.
His mother is Carole Linda (Camp) Foxworthy and Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy. He has a brother Jay and sister Jennifer, both younger than he is.
Jeff was raised as a Southern Baptist and religion is very important in his life. He played on his high school football team where his smaller build and aggressive game play often ended him up in the emergency room.
He was also the class clown, which obviously helped his comedic career choice later in life.
Jeff graduated from Hapeville High School and attended Georgia Tech but left before graduation.
He followed his father’s footsteps going to work for IBM where his father was employed. It was at his co-workers urging that he entered into the Great 8 Southeastern Laugh-Off.
1989: Foxworthy authored the book You Might Be A Redneck If…
1993: He releases his album “You Might Be A Redneck If…” which went on to top the comedy charts and sold over 3 million copies.
1995: Foxworthy started in ABC’s The Jeff Foxworthy Show that aired for on year and was cancelled after only one season. He also released “Games Rednecks Play.” He also appeared in Alan Jackson’s “I Don’t Even Know Your Name.”
1996: The Jeff Foxworthy Show was picked up by NBC for a new season, but again was cancelled at the end of that season.
He also published the book No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem which was basically his autobiography.
1998: His comedy Album “Totally Committed” was released and reached Gold status.
This same year he appeared on a mock talk show Space Ghost From Coast to Coast” And from 1998 to 2000 he was the host of TNN’s Music City News Awards.
1999: Jeff hosted The Foxworthy Countdown Radio Show, which featured the top 30 country hits (According to Mediabase).
2000-2003: The Blue Collar Comedy Tour began starring Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White, and Bill Engvall. The tour was so successful it continued for 3 years performing to record sell out crowds.
2001: Foxworthy received a nomination for Best Spoken Comedy Album.
2004: He launched the Blue Collar TV and served as the executive producer.
2005: Co-authored and released a cookbook The Redneck Grill. He also authored and released the book Redneck Extreme Home Make Over.”
2005-2007: Foxworthy also released a series of Bibliographies:
- Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary: Words You Thought You Knew the Meaning of (2005)
- Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary II: Words You Thought You Knew the Meaning of (2006)
- Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary III: Learning to Talk More Gooder Fastly. (2007)
- Rednecks in College
2008: Foxworthy published his first Children’s book Dirt On My Shirt” As well as the book How To Really Stink At Golf.”
2009 to 2011: His second children’s book was released Silly Street as well as the book How To Stink At Work. The show would air until 2011.
This is also the year he began to host the show Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader.” The Show would Air until 2011.
2010: Foxworthy’s third children’s book was released Hide.
2011: Jeff started his website “Foxworthy Outdoors.
2012 to 2013: He hosted GSN’s The American Bible Challenge.
2019: It has been announced that Jeff will be a Judge on Bring On The Funny.
Foxworthy also did voice work from 2000 to 2017.
Foxworthy’s life seems to be pretty ordinary for a man of his accomplishments and wealth.
He married Pamela Gregg on September 18, 1985 and the couple have two daughters – Jorden and Julianne.
He is an outdoor and hunting enthusiast having starting hunting as a teen in Georgia.
Religion plays and important role in his life and he tries to allow the bible guide him in his daily life.
He also teaches a once a week bible sturdy lesson for the homeless.
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