Jerry Seinfeld who can best be described as one of the greatest standup comedian of our time and a TV star has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. The cultural icon and the star of the legendary Sitcom Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld has frequently topped the list of the world’s highest paid comedians.
Today jerry Seinfeld net worth has largely been boosted by his exclusive comedy deal with Netflix on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
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Biography & Wiki
Jerry Seinfeld is the grand child of Salha and Selim Hosni who were immigrants from Aleppo and is the son to Betty and a commercial sign maker Kalman Seinfeld. he hails from Brooklyn New York and was brought to this world in 1954. Jerry had one sister and Massapequa was where he was brought up.
Jerry went to Massapequa High School and the East Lake Elementary School for his preliminary education. He would later volunteer at Kibbutz in Israel before joining State University of New York at Oswego where he would then transfer to during his second year to Queens College where he graduated with a degree in communications and theater
Seinfeld interest in comedy developed at a very early age but largely through the influence of his father who was very humorous closet comedian. After graduation from college in 1976 Seinfeld made his standup comedy debut at an open mic night in a new York city comedy club “Catch a Rising Star “this led him to appear on Rodney Dangerfield HBO special that triggered a national exposure and by the end of 1980,s he had already become a star and an icon stand-up comedian in the U.S
Jerry Seinfeld has had several relationships among them with Carol Leifer a comedian, Shoshanna Lonstein a high schooler, and his current wife now Jessica Sklar whom they in 1999 and together they have three children a daughter and two sons. The best man in their wedding was a fellow comedian George Wallace
Jerry Professional career breakthrough came when he co-created “The Seinfeld Chronicles” with Larry David and would later be renamed “Seinfeld”. Commercially it was a success and it was rated the most popular Sitcom in U.S television. The show run for almost 10 years and it had a total of 9 seasons and around 180 episodes. The last of it was 1998.
After the show ended Jerry turned to Stand-up comedy and that’s when he recorded I’m Telling You for the last Time.in 1993 Jerry authored and published “Seinlanguage” which is a best seller and published another in early 2000,s titled “Halloween”.
Apart from stand-up comedy jerry has appeared in a number of films and television shows such as The Thing About my Folks 2005, Bee Movie 2007, Top Five 2014 and currently 2017 jerry before Seinfeld. Some of the television shows are 30 Rock 2007, The marriage ref 2011, Louie 2012, Inside Amy Schumer 2015, the Jim Gaffigan Show 2016 , Maya & Marty 2016 and recently 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000.
In 2012 its when he started Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee series that is now being aired in Netflix streaming service.
Awards & Achievements
Jerry Seinfeld has been named the 12th greatest comedian of all time and in 2013 he received a Primetime Emmy Award and also received a honorary award in Clio Awards 2014. He has been nominated severally in America Comedy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Net worth of Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld net worth is $920 million. Jerry has more than once appeared in the list of the highest paid comedian and among the most wealthiest comedians in the world. Between 2004 and 2006 its reported that he earned around $60 million in stand-up performances, and in 2008 he made around $10 million with Microsoft. Seinfeld 2004 has made a great boost in his bank account as its reported he has already made around $260 million out of it. In 2013 its reported that Seinfeld earned around $32 million on annually and recently in 2017 Jerry Seinfeld has been named the highest earning comedian as he took home around $69 million and don’t forget his lucrative deal with Netflix is worth tens of million hence in 2018 Jerry Seinfeld net worth will be a 1 billion plus.
In the history of Sitcom nobody has made a significant contribution than Jerry Seinfeld with his “Seinfeld”. Today he is among the few comedians in the planet who can best be described as perfectionists and totally ambitious and his net worth is just a reflection of how good he is in leaving his audience with infectious laughing sessions. Just watch his show on Netflix you will understand then.