One of the best actor and comedian Ralphie May was famous for his comedy skills as well as doing comedy shows for Netflix or other channels and touring all around the globe for his performance. Let’s find out how much is Ralphie May’s net worth.
Ralphie May Early Life
Ralphie was born on 17th February 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee but was raised in Clarksville, Arkansas. He was the youngest of his four siblings. He met with an automobile accident at the age of 16 where his 42 bones were broken. He wants to stay on the path showed by his idol, Sam Kinison. To improve his comedy skills, Kinison suggested May to move to Houston.
May moved to Los Angeles to make a career in the entertainment industry after his graduation from High School. On his 36th birthday, May shed some light on his childhood saying he had a lot of fun then which he can’t feel now due to his busy life in Los Angeles.
Ralphie May Career, Awards & Achievement
May took part in the comedy show Last Comic Standing’s very first season. Dat Phan won the show and he was the runner-up. In The Big Black Comedy Show, which features comedians like Mo’Nique, Vince Morris, and Rodman, he was the only white comedian over there. He appeared in a lot of other comedy shows like The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Wayne Brady Show.
His first comedy album ‘Just Correct’ was released on 2005. After that he went on to record four specials for Comedy Central, Girth of a Nation in 2006, Prime Cut in 2007, Austin-tatious in 2008, and Too Big to Ignore in 2012. He also recorded two specials for Netflix, Imperfectly yours in 2013 and Unruly in 2015. He had an appearance in For Da Love of Money. In 2012, Ralphie’s performance was highly appreciated at the “Gathering of the Juggalos”.
May married another comedian Lahna Turner on 3rd July 2005. They had a son and a daughter. The name of their son is August James May and their daughter is April June May.
Awards & Achievements
For his amazing skills as a comedian and actor, Ralphie won some awards in his career. He won the T.J. Martell Ambassador Of The Year Award in 2014. He was also seen in the 26th Annual PollStar Awards.
Net Worth of Ralphie May
Ralph is an amazing talent who earned most of his wealth by doing stand-up comedy. He performed in TV shows, commercials, and also traveled all over the United States to perform in stage shows. His net worth at the time of his death was estimated at $2.5 million.
Ralphie died of Cardiac Arrest on 6th October 2017. Stacey Pokluda confirmed that he was fighting with pneumonia for a long time and canceled a lot of shows due to suffering from it. Before his death, he was scheduled to perform at Harrah’s in Las Vegas. The 45-year-old has a wife and two children.