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Artie Lange Net Worth
Net Worth:
$10 Million
Date of Birth
October 11, 1967
Place of Birth
Comedian, Actor, Film Producer, Radio personality, Screenwriter, Taxi driver, Author

Artie Lange net worth and salary: Artie Lange is a radio personality, comedian, actor and writer who has a net worth of $10 million and an annual salary $2 million. Artie Lange was born on October 11, 1967 in Livingston, New Jersey. After briefly attending the Connecticut School of Broadcasting and Seton Hall University, Artie moved back home to become longshoreman. A "connected" friend of his family secured the 22 year old Artie a cushy job that paid $70,000 per year working the docks. Eventually, his interest in stand-up comedy led him to quit the union job to pursue a career in comedy. After performing at clubs around New York, Lange's big break came in 1995 when he landed a coveted spot on the first season of Fox's MADtv. An original cast member, Lange earned $10,000 a week from the show. Every week throughout the two years that Artie appeared on MADtv, he would cash his entire check on Fridays, wire $4000 home to his mother then spend the rest on drugs, alcohol, food and partying. His run with MADtv ended after Artie's drug habit became out of control.

Fortunately, Lange went on to co-star in the film Dirty Work with former SNL cast member Norm MacDonald. Though the movie was a flop, Artie's star was on the rise and he was able to secure over $1 million worth of development deals with NBC. He also landed a recurring role with costar Norm MacDonald on The Norm Show which lasted two seasons and paid $35,000 per week. During this time, Lange made a number of appearances on The Howard Stern Show, usually alongside Norm MacDonald. When Howard Stern head writer Jackie Martling left the show, Artie auditioned and won a full time co-hosting job which lasted until December 2009. The most money Artie ever earned performing stand up occurred over Super Bowl weekend in 2008 when a casino paid him $140,000 to perform two shows and make a club appearance. Artie has since admitted that he lost more than $80,000 that very same night gambling and spent another $10,000 on a single prostitute. Artie has released two books. His 2009 autobiography "Too Fat to Fish" debuted at number one on the New York Times bestseller list. Lange also released a CD of his stand-up called "Jack and Coke". Among Lange's film and television credits are appearances in Rescue Me, Entourage, Old School, Mystery Men and Artie Lange's Beer League, which was also written and produced by Lange. As of January 2014, Artie hosts a radio program appropriately called, The Artie Lange Show.

Artie Lange Earnings

  • The Howard Stern Radio Show
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Artie Lange

Arthur Steven Lange, Jr., known as Artie Lange, is an American actor, comedian, radio personality, and author best known for his tenures with the The Howard Stern Show and the comedy sketch series MADtv. He was also the host of a sports and entertainment radio show called Th...
Comedian / Actor / Film Producer / Radio personality / Screenwriter / Taxi driver / Author
Date of Birth
  • October 11, 1967
  • Arthur Steven Lange Jr.
  • Arthur Steven Lange
  • Arthur Steven Lange, Jr.
  • Arthur Steven "Artie" Lange, Jr.
  • Indigenous peoples of the Americas
  • Italian people
  • Indian American
  • Germans
  • 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Artie Lange's Beer League
    Artie DeVanzo
  • Mystery Men
    Big Red
  • Dirty Work
    Sam McKenna
  • Lost & Found
  • The Bachelor
  • Gameday
  • Supertwink
    Cock Hudson's Bar Plumber
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