Jimmy Carr Net Worth
Jimmy Carr net worth and salary: Jimmy Carr is an English stand-up comedian, actor, and television host who has a net worth of $16 million. Jimmy Carr has earned his net worth from his career in comedy as a stand-up comedian. In addition, he is also a writer, actor and presenter for radio and television. Born in Hounslow, Greater London, England holds dual British-Irish citizenship. He made his first television pilot/short film while working with his father at JC Productions. James Anthony Patrick Carr was born in Hounslow, London, England in September 1972. He graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in political science. Carr worked in marketing for Shell Oil. He hosted games shows for Channel 4 including Distraction and Your Face or Mine?. He presented the 100 series that included 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters and 100 Worst Britons. He hosted the United States version of Distraction from 2004 to 2006 on Comedy Central. He was nominated for the Rose d'Or award for Best Game Show Host in 2006. He is known for his signature laugh as well as his dark humor, deadpan delivery, and one-liners. He hosted the panel show 8 out of 10 Cats and The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. He has done numerous stand-up comedy tours. His 2006 tour Gag Reflex earned him the 2006 British Comedy Award for "Best Live Stand Up". He toured with rock band the Killers in 2009. In 2007 he was the first major comedian to perform on Second Life. Carr has released eight comedy DVDs. From 2011 to 2013 he was also featured on the TV series 10 O'Clock Live.