Craig Ferguson is a Scottish American comedian, television host as well as an actor. He has been a host of two shows which are Celebrity Name Game and Join or Die with Craig Ferguson. Ferguson hosted the latter between 2014 and 2016 and the former since 2016. His other show was The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson from 2005 to 2014. Let’s find out how much is Craig Ferguson’s net worth in 2018.
Craig Ferguson Early Life
Ferguson was born in 1997 on 17th March to Robert and Janet Ferguson. His birthplace was born in Stobhill Hospital located in the Springburn district of Glasgow. They then left for a council house in Cumbernauld.
He attended both Muirfield Primary School and Cumbernauld High School. Ferguson was only sixteen when he left the Cumbernauld High School. He joined Burroughs Corporation to learn how to be an electrical technician.
After visiting the United States in 1975, he later migrated to New York City in 1983.
Craig has three siblings, i.e., an older brother and two sisters. One of his sisters is younger than him, and the other one is older. The younger one is called Lynn Ferguson. Tweedie is a presenter, a comedian as well as actresses. His other older ones are Janice and Scott.
His first wife was Anne Hogarth. Their marriage started in 1983 and ended in 1986. During their marriage, they lived in New York.
After the marriage ended, Craig remarried to Sascha Corwin. She is both the proprietor and founder of Los Angeles Spy School. In 2001, the two were blessed with a son whom they named Milo Hamish Ferguson. He married for the third time to Megan Wallace. Their wedding was held in Chester, Vermont on 21st December 2008. In July 2010 the couple announced that they were expecting a child. He was born in 2011 on 31st January. They named him Liam James.
On 1st February 2008, Craig became an American citizen.
Craig Ferguson Career, Awards & Achievement
Back in the United Kingdom, Craig has started working. He was the drummer of a rock band named Exposure. Later, he became a member of The Bastards from Hell which is a punk band. Its name changed to Dreamboys afterward. They performed regularly in Glasgow between 1980 and 1982. Their vocalist was Peter Capaldi.
He later joined comedy and played the role of Bing Hitler. Then he made appearances in Hogmanay Show, Orie foot in the Algarve as well as Red Dwarf. Others are The Rocky Horror show, Bad Boy Johnny and the prophets of Doom and Odd Couple.
After leaving UK for the US in November 1994, he began his career there. His debut US role was in 1995 as baker Logan McDonough in Maybe This Time. Ferguson had his breakthrough in a role of Mr. Wick in The Drew Carey Show. He played it from 1996 to 2006.
His other appearance is in Lenny the Wonder Dog, Chain of Fools, The Ugly Truth, Niagara Motel, Born Romantic, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events and Kick-Ass. Craig has also voiced characters in How to Train Your Dragon 1 and 2, Winnie the Pooh and Brave.
Two of his television specials are A Wee Bit Revolution and Does This Need To Be Said? Of 2009 and 2011 respectively.
Between early 2005 and April 2014, Craig was the host of The Late Late Show aired on CBS. He has also hosted including Join or Die with Craig Ferguson, The Craig Ferguson Show, and Faction Talk.
He has authored The Bridge and The River as well as American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot.
Awards & Achievements
Craig has some awards in his honor. In 2003, he received a US Comedy Arts Festival. His next one was a Peabody Award in 2009. He also won two Daytime Emmy Awards. One during the year 2015 and the other 2016.
Net Worth of Craig Ferguson
Craig Ferguson has an estimated net worth of about $34 million. The same website highlights that he receives a salary of $8.5 million per year. His primary source of income in his television hosting career. Ferguson has hosted various shows. He has also played numerous role in films and television. His other source of income is the sale of a novel and a book that he has published.
Craig Ferguson seems to be a Jack of all trades. He is an actor, comedian, writer, producer as well as a director. This man mostly became famous because of hosting Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. His several performances have also earned him several awards. He was a British citizen became an American citizen.