American comedian Artie Lange is highly regarded for his work on The Howard Stern Show. Not only comedian but Artie is an actor and host on radio and podcast. Let’s find out how much is Artie Lange’s net worth in 2018.
Artie Lange Early Life
Artie was born on 11th Oct 1967 in Livingston, New Jersey. He was raised with his parents in Union Township, Union County. His father’s name was Arthur Lange Sr. and his mother was Judy (née Caprio). His father was a contractor who installs antennas for Television. Lange has a sister named Stacy, and she is a fashion designer.
Artie attended Union high school, but his poor grades made him join Summer School to graduate. He was arrested for committing robbery in a bank in 1985. He attended Connecticut School of Broadcasting in 1987. Later he got admission in Seton Hall University as his uncle had an inner connection with the staff there. But he was bored very soon there also.
Soon they fell in money problem as his father broke his back after falling from a ladder. Lange and his mother both started to work for the family. Howard Stern was the one among celebrities who helped him with a signed jacket when they asked for help from celebrities. His father died in 1990 due to infection.
Artie Lange Career
Lange performed his first stand up comedy at the age of 19 at The Improv in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on July 1987. He then started taking acting classes at HB Studio. To support his family, Lange worked as a longshoreman and loaded orange Juice piers at ships. He earned $60,000 that year. He then started to drive a taxi in New York.
The first payment he got for his stand up comedy was $30, which he got at United States Merchant Marine Academy. He was selected for Mad TV, a comedy series as one of its 8 characters. The show was successful. Then he got the movie ‘Dirty Work,’ and the success of the movie got him roles in some other movies like Lost & Found, The Mystery Men, The 4th Floor, and The Bachelor. His next show ‘The Norm Show’ gave him big success too.
But the biggest success he got was working on the Howard Stern Show, which stamped his authority as an elite comedian. In 2005 he released his own movie ‘Artie Lange’s Bear League.’
Awards & Achievements
Till now this section is blank for Lange but he is still working and going great guns so, this section will have something very soon.
Net Worth of Artie Lange
This amazing actor and comedian had earned a lot during his career. Right now Artie Lange has an estimated net worth of around $14 million. He got a great salary from the Howard Stern Radio show of $450,000. He owned a 5 bedroom villa in New Jersey in 2008 valued at $2,450,000. His first payment for stand up gig was only $30. He got the opportunity to be one of the members of the Tv series Mad TV where he earned $7500 per episode. With sitcom The Norm show, he earned $35,000 per episode.
Lange can be now seen working in ‘Crashing,’ a comedy series directed by Judd Apatow in HBO. The show has its base on Pete Holmes. At Foxwoods Resort Casino he still performs stand up comedy which is located at Mashantucket, Connecticut. Artiequitter.com, his subscription-based podcast is also famous. His third book will be releasing this year named “The Gambler: A Degenerate’s Guide to Living on the Edge.”