Jerry Lewis Net Worth
Jerry Lewis net worth: Jerry Lewis is an American comedian, actor, singer, director, producer, and screenwriter who has a net worth of $50 million. Jerry Lewis earned his net worth as funny man in the comic team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, as a solo actor in films and TV, as well as a singer, director and producer. Lewis was born Joseph Levitch in Newark, New Jersey in March 1926. He started performing at five years old. In tenth grade he dropped out of high school and was rejected from the military for having a heart murmur. He gained notoriety by teaming up with singer Dean Martin as part of the Martin and Lewis comedy team. They made many TV appearances and worked at the Copacabana. Lewis was featured in DC Comics both solo and with Martin. As of 2013 Jerry Lewis had 70 acting credits to his name. He has been the recipient of lifetime achievement awards from The American Comedy Awards, Venice Film Festival, and Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Lewis has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Lewis is known for being host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day Telethon. He is also the national chair for the MDA. He has been married twice and has six sons and a daughter. From 1969 to 1980 he was behind a chain of Jerry Lewis Cinemas. Over the year Lewis has written three books.