Jim Gaffigan is a well-known American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His art is mainly focused on fatherhood, laziness, food, religion, etc.
Jim Gaffigan’s Net Worth, Bio, Career, Early Life
James is seen as an artist who does clean comics, with a little profanity. In this article, you will come to know everything about James Gaffigan.
Jim Gaffigan Early Life And Education
James Christopher Gaffigan was born in the year 1966 in Elgin, Illinois. He is the youngest of six children of his parents Marcia Miriam and Michael Ambrose Gaffigan. Ethnically he has Irish ancestry. During his teenage years, he attended La Lumpier School in La Porte, Indiana. He was part of his school’s football team. He later on attended Purdue University for one year, where he became a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity post where he was transferred to McDonough School of Business where he studied finance and he graduated in the year 1988. After completing his graduation he worked as a litigation consultant for a short period.
Career And Comedy
Jim Gaffigan Shifted to New York City in the year 1990 where he wanted to start his stand-up comedy career. His Comedian career got launched after a friend of James dared him to get up during a seminar. James, later on, made a lot of experiments with several comedy techniques at the beginning of his career as a comedian.
He learned to make different voices like angry comedy, impersonation, etc. In the year 2004, there came a turning point in his career when his stand-up appeared on the famous Comedy Central program “Shorties Watchin’ Shortie.” After this, he recorded some live Comedy Central specials in the year 2005. James received a Grammy nomination for Mr. Universe which he recorded in the year 2012. With a $30 million net worth, James is one of the most loved comedians on the whole Pandora.com platform.
The 55-year-old Comedian’s primary source of income is his comedy. His funny acts have been very popular and are loved by people from different parts of the world. His financial success is to some extent an outcome of his acting career. Apart from acting, he has appeared in several movies. He is also an author and he has previously worked as a CBS analyst. A part of his income comes from endorsing other companies and products.
Wife And Personal Life
James Gaffigan married actress Jeannie Gaffigan in 2003. They welcomed two daughters and three sons together. The seven members of the Gaffigan family used to live in a two-bedroom apartment in the Manhattan of New York and later on they moved to a larger Manhattan home. While working in the city he tries to stay connected to his family members through bedtime rituals.
James with his family attends Mass at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Manhattan which is also the place where he and his wife married and got their children baptized. There is no information available about his girlfriend and previous relationships in any public domain.