James Christopher Gaffigan is an American producer and writer. He is also a stand-up show comedian as well as an actor. He is known for creating voices that correspond well with the jokes in his comedies. He usually makes comics with hummer laziness, food, and fatherhood. He is known for The Jim Gaffigan Show. Let’s find out how much is Jim Gaffigan’s net worth in 2018.
James Christopher Gaffigan was born in 1966, 7th July. His birthplace is Elgin, Illinois. Gaffigan was born to Marcia also known as Mitchell and Michael A Gaffigan. He followed five other children of the family in birth line to make a family of six. His father Michael was a banker who was the first in his family to get a chance to attend college. Through his experience, Gaffigan’s father had advice to his children. He advised his children to work on careers with high job opportunities and security.
In his teenage Jim was a fan of Saturday Night Live.
James’ school life began at La Lumiere School in La Porte in Indiana. He later attended Prude University for a single year. There, James joined Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He got a transfer which took him to the McDonough School of Business, a branch of Georgetown University. In 1988 Gaffigan graduated with a Finance degree.
In the universities, Jim was a member of the football team. Gaffigan married Jeannie Gaffigan and had two daughters. They also have three. His wife is an actress by career, and this is where they met. He heads a family of seven and lives in New York and is on excellent terms. He is of Catholic faith and respects the Sabbath.
After receiving his degree from Georgetown, James went to New York to study comedy. That was under the influence of David Letterman. James was lucky to get a job as an advertiser which went concurrently with the acting lessons. He would work during daytime and take lessons of acting at night.
James made a bold move when he noted his classmates are tempting him to take a stand-up seminar and to put a live comedy at the end. He started loving comics and taking them to nightclubs in the odd hours of the night after lessons.
James first seven years of his career was spent in finding the ideal mood of his comedies. Live comedies had lost taste by the year 1980 as a result of the Cable television shows which had become very popular. However, he was being invited by David Letterman in his Stand-up daily show in The Late Show with David Letterman which rekindled his career.
In 1990 Gaffigan ventured for a greener pasture when a friend proposed for an audition for a commercial. This suggestion became fruitful. He was now being featured in more than 200 television commercials.
Awards & Achievements
At the American Comedy Awards, Gaffigan was honored with Concert Comedian award in 2014, 26th April. That was as a result of his work. James has as well been nominated by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to run for the Grammy Awards. Not once has he been chosen although he has not yet seized.
Net Worth of Jim Gaffigan
Jim Gaffigan has an estimated net worth of $16 million. The primary source of his wealth is by performing stand-up shows in his comedies which are very entertaining. He is also a stage actor as another source of income. Gaffigan also writes books and sells them. He is a producer, and this is another field where James fished much wealth.
James Gaffigan is a public figure and spends most of his time in the career as an entertainer. Unlike other busy people, James never abandoned his family. He is always there for them. He is a God-fearing artist who never misses honoring the Sabbath Day as directed by Holy Book.