Scott Thompson, also known as Carrot Top is an American comedian, an actor, a screenwriter and an entrepreneur. He is known for his self-deprecating banter, curly red hair and the usage of flamboyant props in his comedy acts. He also preaches satire and American culture in his feats. Here is a quick summary of Carrot Top’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Carrot Top saw the light of the day on February 25, 1965, in Rockledge, Florida, U.S. He’s a blessing to Larry Thompson and Dona Thompson and of course, the world too. In 1983, he graduated from his alma mater, Cocoa High School. Later, he joined Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton for a degree in marketing.
In his college sunshine, he first experienced the tactility of being on the stage with Josh Abelson. The act by the two didn’t fetch popularity because of zestless and malodorous jokes. After a few months, Thompson came up with a script of his own which was based on the college life and made the audience roll in the aisles. This was a substantial hit. Sooner or later, Carrot Top was in vogue on the college campuses of U.S.
After receiving a degree from the Florida Atlantic University, he got an employment of bank courier. While executing his professional job, he continued performing recitals on the parochial stages and made the audience convulse and whoop. In 1990, he left his job in the pursuit of making the comedy- his inbuilt talent, as a career.
In order to differentiate himself from other standup comedians, he incorporated props in his acts. The props used by him were as insane and hilarious as his acts. He used paper cups and string telephones, red curly hair, etc.. to enhance the impact of his act. In 1992, he was invited as a guest at ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ which attracted more fan following for him.
With immense popularity and fame because of his incredible work, he got various opportunities to work in a number of television shows like ‘Larry the Cable Guy’s Christmas Spectacular’. Between 1995 and 1999, he worked as a continuity announcer for Cartoon Network. With the flurry of time, his career constantly advanced and brought him to limelight.
Awards & Achievements
Carrot Top is a prodigy with versatility. This sole feature brought him success, money and fame. From 1994 to 1996, Carrot Top produced and enacted his own show, Carrot Top’s AM Mayhem. His first debut in the film industry was ‘Hourglass’. Although, he received recognition and appreciation for his work in ‘Chairman of The Board’. When he appeared in the TV commercial of AT&T’s ‘1-800-Call-ATT’ service, he became a household name across the world.
Net Worth of Carrot Top
Carrot Top has an estimated net worth of more than $75 million. He made his fortune from TV shows, films and several concerts. It’s known that in the flying years of his career, he used to perform in more than 200 concerts- all sold out. These days he earns by hosting a long-term Las Vegas residency at the Luxor Hotel and Casino.
This 52 years old comedian is living his comedian dream in Las Vegas. He performs about three hundred shows in a year in Las Vegas for his fan following. The very last appearance of Carrot Top in the digital world was on April 13, 2016, on @midnight. He appeared as a panelist in the show. In his career of more than three decades, Carrot Top has given numerous parodies, appeared in the television series and films.