Jeff Foxworthy is an American radio, Television and movie personality who is best known for his shows like ‘The Jeff Foxworthy Show’, ‘Blue Collar Comedy Tour’, and ‘Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?’ You can also recognize him as the host of ‘The American Bible Challenge’. Let’s find out how much is Jeff Foxworthy’s net worth in 2018.
Jeff Foxworthy Early Life
Jeff Marshall Foxworthy was born in 1958 on 6th September in Atlanta, Georgia to Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy and Carole Linda Camp Foxworthy. Foxworthy is also a hunting enthusiast. He developed his love for the sport in his young when he used to hunt at his father’s farm.
He was raised in Georgia for the most part of his life. He is a Catholic and preaches bible in his day to day life. He attended Hapeville High School. Later he went to Georgia Institute of Technology to complete his graduation.
Jeff Foxworthy married his wife, Pamela Gregg in 1985 and the couple has two daughters named Juliane Foxworthy and Jordan Foxworthy. He is a family man, and like to spend most of his time at his house with his daughters
Jeff Foxworthy Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing his graduation he worked with IBM as a computer maintenance officer for five years. Jeff Foxworthy started his entertainment business journey working as a stand-up comedian. In 1984, he won the ‘Great Southeastern Laugh-off’ which was held at Atlanta’s Punchline comedy club. In 1999, he graced the radios when he started hosting ‘The Foxworthy Countdown’. This show aired for over a decade till 2009.
Jeff Foxworthy has also writer four books titled ‘Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary: Words You Thought You Knew the Meaning Of’, ‘Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary II: More Words You Thought You Knew the Meaning Of’, ‘Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary III: Learning to Talk More Gooder Fastly’, and ‘Rednecks in College’. He has also written three child books ‘Silly Street’, ‘Dirt On My Shirt’, and ‘Hide’. He has also written his autobiography called ‘No Shirt, No Shoes… No Problem!’.
He has also worked in voice roles for animation movies like ‘Racing Stripes’, ‘The Aviators’, ‘Phineas and Ferb’, and ‘The Smurfs’. He has also made five comedy albums, with Warner Bros. Records and DreamWorks Records. His song ‘Redneck 12 Days of Christmas’ is his one of the most popular single. His first albums were awarded by ‘Recording Industry Association of American’ with 3 times Platinum.
Awards & Achievements
Jeff Foxworthy has won awards like ‘American Comedy Award, USA’, ‘People’s Choice Awards, USA’, and ‘Academy of Country Music Awards Gene Weed Special Achievement Award’. He has also been nominated for prestigious awards like ‘CableACE Awards’, ‘Daytime Emmy Awards’, and 5 ‘Grammy Awards’.
Net Worth of Jeff Foxworthy
Jeff Foxworthy has an estimated net worth of over $100 million. He has made most of his income with his comedy tours and stand-up gigs. However, the star also makes million through his albums sales, and successful voice career in Hollywood. He also has several endorsement deals which also help him in making some extra dollars.
Jeff Foxworthy is a countryman, who is tightly attached to his roots. He is amongst the few celebrities in Hollywood, who can rock a cowboy mustache. He is the perfect example for comedians, who think that they can’t become financially successful in Hollywood with their comic gigs. He is also one of the funniest and most successful white stand-up comedians in the world. Currently, he is on his tour around American, trying to make his fans laugh at his jokes. You guys can get his tickets from his official website.