John Cleese Net Worth: John Cleese is an English actor, comedian, writer, and producer who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born in 1939 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, John Cleese taught several subjects before enrolling at Downing College, Cambridge. He started acting with the Cambridge Footlights and graduated in 1963. Cleese started writing scripts for the Footlights Revue, which was wildly popular at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The revue rebranded itself as the Cambridge Circus and traveled internationally. While in New York, Cleese appeared in several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions before he was offered a job writing for BBC Radio. He worked for "The Dick Emery Show" and on "I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again". In 1965, he started working with a friend on "The Frost Report", which gave Cleese his first big break on British comedic TV. In 1966, he wrote the "Four Yorkshiremen" sketch with Graham Chapman, which eventually became the "Monty Python" sketch. In 1969, "Monty Python's Flying Circus" debuted on BBC Television and ran until the end of 1974. His troupe is also credited with writing "And Now for Something Completely Different", "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", "Life of Brian", and "The Meaning of Life". Cleese co-wrote the TV series "Fawlty Towers" with his wife, Connie Booth, and both starred in the show. Cleese also starred in "Clockwise" and "A Fish Called Wanda". His other film and TV credits include "George of the Jungle", "The Out-of-Towners", "The World Is Not Enough", "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", "Die Another Day", "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle", "Cheers", and "Whoops Apocalypse". Cleese is well known for his love of lemurs. He is a current Liberal Democrat voter and offered to write speeches for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. Cleese has been married four times, most recently to Jennifer Wade in 2012. He has two children. When Cleese divorced his third wife Alyce Faye, in 2008 after 16 years of marriage, the comedian was ordered to pay her a $20 million settlement plus $1 million a year through 2016.
John Cleese Net Worth
Date of Birth
Oct 27, 1939 (76 years old)
Actor, Film Producer, Comedian, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Television producer, Writer, Film director
6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
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