Jerry Seinfeld is an American actor, stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and director. Seinfeld is named as the “12th Greatest Stand-up Comedian” of all time by Comedy Central. As of 2022, Jerry Seinfeld net worth is estimated to be $950 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about one of the Greatest Stand-up Comedians of all time (i.e Jerry Seinfeld). We will cover Jerry Seinfeld’s biography, income, shows, and his exact net worth as of 2022 financial year.
Jerome Allen Seinfeld was born on 29th April 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City. His father’s name was Kalman Seinfeld and his mother’s name, Betty Seinfeld.
Seinfeld raised in Massapequa, New York, where he attended Massapequa High School on Long Island. After his high school education, Seinfeld enrolled in the State University of New York at Oswego. But, after the second year, he transferred to Queens College, City University of New York and graduated with a degree in Communications and Theater.
Seinfeld has developed an interest in stand-up comedy from his college days, where he used to perform with the college production team. He also attended open-mic nights in the club when he was in college.
In 1981, Seinfeld made a successful appearance on The Tonight Show which was starring Johnny Carson. After impressing the audience with that show Seinfeld confirmed his place on Late Night with David Letterman Show.
In 1988, Seinfeld started a show named The Seinfeld Chronicles with Larry David for NBC. Later, the show renamed Seinfeld to avoid the confusion with the short-lived teen sitcom The Marshall Chronicles. This show had become the most popular and successful sitcom on American television.
After the successful sitcom Seinfeld made a comeback with his stand-up comedy. He recorded a comedy special titled I’m Telling You For The Last Time in 1998.
In 2004, Seinfeld appeared in two commercial webisodes promoting American Express, named The Adventures of Seinfeld & Superman. Seinfeld has written several books such as Seinlanguage, Children’s book Halloween, Peanut Butter & Co, etc.
Seinfeld had a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live in 2006, as host Julia Louis-Dreyfus assassin. In 2007, Seinfeld performed a short stand-up comedy at the 79th Academy Awards.
In 2008, Seinfeld performed a one-night-only show in his home town New York. The funds collected from the show had donated to a charity aiding lung cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Seinfeld started a web series in 2012, named Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee which received a good response from the audience. On audience demand, the show released its 2nd season in 2013.
Seinfeld also appeared in many shows as a guest star or host like The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live, The Marriage Ref, The Jay Leno Show, The Howard Stern Show, etc. He also starred in the film Bee Movie in 2007.
In January 2017, Seinfeld signed a comedy contract with Netflix, which includes all the episode of Comedian in Cars Getting Coffee would be made available on Netflix streaming service.
Seinfeld married Jessica Sklar in 1999, with whom he has three children ( one baby girl and two sons).
Jerry Seinfeld Net Worth
According to Celebritynetworth As of 2022, Jerry Seinfeld has a net worth of nearly $950 million dollars. He earns $10-20 million dollars every year from Commercials and brand promotions.
Jerry Seinfeld was the very first television actor to earn a salary of $1 million per episode. He started with $20, 000 per episode of Seinfeld show and ended with $1 million per episode for season 9.
Seinfeld earned a total of $24 million for that season while for season 4,5 and 6, he earned a total of $7 million as $100,000 salary per episode. Seinfeld also earned $75 million when Seinfeld sold to Netflix for $500 million.
He has around 150 vehicle collections, of which roughly 45 are Porsches. From this collection, one can easily estimate the net worth of Jerry Seinfeld.
- Age: 66 years
- Height: 5 ft 10 in
- Profession: Stand-up comedian, actor, producer and director
- Nationality: United State of America
- Net Worth: $950 million US dollars
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