Chris Farley net worth: Chris Farley was an American comedian and actor who had a net worth of $5 million dollars. Chris Farley was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Marquette University with a degree in Communications and Theater. While working for his father's oil company, he began performing with various improv troupes in Chicago, including Ark Improv Theater. He then went on to work with the famed Second City Improv Company, first with their touring company, and then with their main stage company. He joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live" in 1990, and became known for such characters as Matt Foley and Bennet Brauer, and for his impersonations of such celebrities as Rush Limbaugh, Carnie Wilson, and Roger Ebert, among others. He also appeared in such films as "Wayne's World", "Coneheads", "Tommy Boy", and "Black Sheep". He passed away due to a drug overdose in December of 1997 at the age of 33.