Kathy Griffin is a well-known American actress who is also a stand-up comedian. Griffin has released many comedy albums in her career. She started performing as a stand-up comedian in the 1990s, and then went on to appear in many television shows. She was the host of her own television show called ‘Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List’. Let’s find out more about how much is Kathy Griffin’s net worth in 2018.
Kathy Griffin Early Life
Kathleen Mary Griffin was born on in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960, to her parents John Patrick Griffin and Mary Margaret “Maggie” Griffin.
She attended St. Bernadine’s Elementary School and following her high school, she went to Oak Park and River Forest High School. At the age of 18, she moved to Los Angeles to become famous. She was influenced after she saw The Groundlings when she was 19.
In February 2001, Kathy Griffin got married to Matt Moline. The couple divorced in 2006. In 2007, it was rumoured that she was dating Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple. She was also rumoured to be dating Levi Johnston. She was involved with Isaiah Mustafa in 2011. Griffin has been in a relationship with Randy Bick since 2012. She currently resides in Bel Air.
Kathy Griffin Career
In the 1980s, Kathy Griffin started performing with the improv comedy troupe called The Groundlings. In 1989, she was seen in ‘On the Television’. She then went on to guest-appear in many television shows like ‘Mad About You’, ‘Ellen’, ‘Saturday Night Special’, ‘Dream On’, ‘Ned and Stacey’, and ‘Seinfeld’.
In 1997, she became the host of ‘Premium Blend’. She was the contestant on ‘The Mole’ in 2003 and she later she won it. She has also guest-appeared in ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. From 2001 to 2004, Griffin appeared in ‘Hollywood Squares’. Following this, she started her own show called ‘Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List’.
In 2012, she became the talk show host of ‘Kathy’. She was also the host of ‘Fashion Police’.
Kathy Griffin made her film debut by appearing in ‘Battle Beyond the Stars’. Her other film roles include ‘The Unborn’, ‘’Pulp Fiction’, ‘’Four Rooms’, ‘The Cable Guy’, ‘The Intern’, ‘Beethoven’s 5th’, and ‘Love Wrecked’.
She has also lent her voice in many films including ‘Shrek Forever After’ and Lion of Oz’.
Griffin has released many comedy albums and has penned two books. She has done a number of stand-up comedy specials.
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, Kathy Griffin won the Gracie Award in the category of Outstanding Female Lead – Comedy. She has been nominated three times for the PGA Awards. She is the winner of the Vanguard Award at the 2009 GLAAD Media Awards. She has won one Grammy Award out of six nominations. She has also won two Primetime Emmy Awards out of nine nominations.
Net Worth of Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. She made this fortune by appearing in a number of television shows. She has also performed many stand-up comedy acts and has also appeared in a number of films. Part of her wealth also comes by releasing albums and by writing books. She released her debut album called ‘For Your Consideration’ in 2008. She has hosted many shows and has also appeared as a Roast Master.
Kathy Griffin is considered one of the most popular stand-up comedians in the world. She has successfully appeared in many television shows and films. Her popularity has made her won many awards and nominations. Griffin has also co-hosted ‘The View’ in 2007. She was a subject of controversy in 2017 after she did a photo shoot of decapitated Donald Trump.