Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth
Jeff Foxworthy net worth: Jeff Foxworthy is an American stand-up comedian and television personality who has a net worth of $100 million dollars. Foxworthy is famous for his "you might be a redneck" jokes, and is a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a comedy troupe comprised of Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, and Ron White. Foxworthy attended Georgia Tech in Atlanta, but left college before graduating. Early in his career, Foxworthy did maintenance on mainframe computers at IBM for five years and during that time was encouraged by his co-workers to start his comic career. He entered the Great Southeastern Laugh-off, at Atlanta's Punchline comedy club in 1984, and won the contest. Foxworthy appeared on television in the mid-1990s in the sitcom The Jeff Foxworthy Show, and also appeared with Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy in several Blue Collar specials, including the popular Blue Collar TV. Foxworthy has been the host of the quiz show, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? since 2007. Foxworthy has released six comedy albums, and is the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time. He grew up with a Southern Baptist upbringing, but does not currently follow the rigid rules of the faith he learned in childhood. He still emphasized the Bible as a guide for his everyday life, including how he spends his income, explaining it is not his but rather "belongs to God," but he believes it is more important to practice the teachings of the Bible in every day life, than it is to attend Church every Sunday. Foxworthy met his wife, Pamela Gregg, at the Punchline in Atlanta, and they were married on September 18, 1985. They have two daughters, Jordan and Julianne.
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Jeff Foxworthy Earnings
- Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?$150,000/episode
- The Jeff Foxworthy Show$32,500/episode