Brian Dunkleman Net Worth
Brian Dunkleman is an American comedian, actor, and television personality who has a net worth of $500 thousand. Brian Dunkleman has earned his net worth as a co-host of on the first season of American Idol along with Ryan Seacrest aired on the fox Network. Dunkleman was born on Ellicottville, New York on September 25, 1971; he started his career doing stand-up comedy in 1992, where he won the honor of Buffalo's Funniest New Comedian. Some of his credits include; his performance at HBO's US Comedy Arts Festival located in Aspen, Colorado, NBC's Late Friday, and TBS's Very Funny at the Laugh Factory. Dunkleman has also been a guest on The Tonight Show, he left American Idol after one season in 2002, and later in 2008 he lost 15 pounds and won the grand prize on the reality television weight loss show Celebrity Fit Club. On a 2008 appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Dunkleman admitted that leaving the series American Idol was a mistake. He does stand up regularly at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles and at The Improv. He also makes regular appearances as the host for Fremantle Media's show Family Feud Live in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. On the November 14, 2007 series finale of Drawn together on Comedy Central a fictionalized version of Dunkleman was featured, he was also an extra in a scene from The Simpsons Movie DVD. Dunkleman is referenced as an example of a has-been game-show host whom nobody remembers, on a March 2012 episode of Castle an American comedy-drama television series, on the ABC Network.