Jerry Seinfeld Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerome Allen Seinfeld, known as Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His role as a fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David, is what made him most famous. Seinfeld is a stand-up comic who specializes in observational humor. Comedy Central ranked Jerry as the 12th greatest stand-up comic of all time in 2005.

Jerry Seinfeld Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth                         $950 M
Full Name                          Jerome Allen Seinfeld
Birth Date                         29 April 1954
Age                                     68 years
Birthplace                         Brooklyn, New York
Profession                         Comedian, Actor, Writer
Wife                                   Jessica Seinfeld
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Jerry Seinfeld Early Life

Brooklyn, a neighborhood of New York City, is where Seinfeld was born on 29 April 1954. His Hungarian-Jewish father, sign painter Kálmán Seinfeld, amassed a collection of jokes while serving in World War II. His mother, Betty, was a Jew from Aleppo, Syria, as were her parents. Carolyn, Seinfeld’s elder sister, is also a comedian. Seinfeld was raised in Massapequa New York and he graduated from Long Island’s Massapequa High School. He worked as a volunteer at Israel’s Kibbutz Sa’ar when he was 16 years old. He enrolled at the State University of New York at Oswego before transferring to Queens College of the City University of New York after his second year, where he graduated in communication and theatre in the year 1976.

Jerry Seinfeld Early Career

Seinfeld’s interest in stand-up comedy grew because of his brief participation in college performances. While attending Queens College, he performed at open-mic evenings at Budd Friedman’s Improv Club. Following his graduation in 1976, he auditioned at Catch a Rising Star in New York City’s open-mic night, which led to a role in a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special. He played Frankie in a minor recurring role on the sitcom Benson in 1980. After a spectacular appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in May 1981 that won over Carson and the audience, Seinfeld went on to guest on various programs, including Late Night with David Letterman. His debut hour-long HBO live special, Stand-Up Confidential, was broadcast on September 5, 1987.

Commercial Success and “Seinfeld”

In 1988, Seinfeld, the king of comedy, and Larry David co-created The Seinfeld Chronicles on NBC. To avoid confusion with the short-lived teen sitcom The Marshall Chronicles, the show was later renamed, Seinfeld. It had surpassed all other sitcoms on American television by the end of its third season. Since the show’s final episode aired in 1998 this was any show ever that was rerun by the network on regular basis. The only actor to appear in every episode of the show is Jerry Seinfeld itself. The former Seinfeld cast and crew produced audio commentary tracks for each episode of the show’s DVD releases from 2004 to 2007.

Seinfeld started a YouTube series in 2012 called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee in which he would pick up a different comedian every episode and drive them to a coffee shop for a discussion. The program was first broadcast on the streaming platform Crackle before being purchased by Netflix. Two new Seinfeld stand-up specials, the creation of written and non-scripted comedy programs for Netflix, as well as the streaming of Seinfeld and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee were all included in a deal that Seinfeld made with the streaming service Netflix.

Jerry Seinfeld Books

In 1993, Seinfeld published his book SeinLanguage. It is essentially an adaptation of his stand-up material, which was written as his television program was just beginning to gain popularity. The title is taken from a list of the show’s various catchphrases in an Entertainment Weekly article. Ted L. Nancy’s Letters from a Nut series and Ed Broth’s Stories from a Moron both have forewords written by Seinfeld. Seinfeld also wrote the foreword of the Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook. Seinfeld will publish his newest book, Is This Anything, in October 2020. The book details Seinfeld’s 45 years of comic career and includes many of his funniest jokes.

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Jerry Seinfeld Achievements

Jerry has twenty Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Seinfeld and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, as well as one win, three Golden Globe Award nominations with one win, and four Grammy Award nominations for his comedy Albums.

Jerry Seinfeld Wife

At a Reebok Sports Club in August 1998, Seinfeld met Jessica Sklar, a Tommy Hilfiger public relations manager. After being hitched on December 25, 1999, Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld paid US$32 million for Billy Joel’s home in Amagansett, Long Island. Sascha Seinfeld is their only daughter, and Julian Kal Seinfeld and Shepherd Kellen Seinfeld are their two sons.

Jerry Seinfeld Net Worth

WJerry Seinfeld has a net worth of $950 million, the majority of which came from the comedy “Seinfeld,” which has established itself as one of the most lucrative in terms of syndication royalties in the history of television. Seinfeld has brought in multiple billion dollars from its syndication, with Netflix paying $500 million in September 2019 to secure the show’s five-year digital rights. He made $50 million between June 2019 and June 2020, partly because of his touring and Netflix deals. Jerry has a collection of over 150 cars, estimated to be worth over $50 million. He also has a 12-acre oceanfront mansion in the Hamptons, estimated to be worth between $70-100 million.


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