Mitzi Shore Net Worth
Mitzi Shore net worth: Mitzi Shore was an American comedy club owner who had a net worth of $20 million at the time of her death in 2018. Mitzi Shore was born in Wisconsin in July 1930. Shore is best known for being the founder of the Los Angeles, California comedy club The Comedy Store. She founded The Comedy Store in 1972 and became the club's owner two years later. Mitzi's son is actor/comedian Pauly Shore. Mitzi also founded Comedy Channel Inc. in 1982. She was exceptionally influential to up-and-coming comedians dating back several decades. Future superstars such as Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jay Leno, Jim Carrey, Chevy Chase, and Sam Kinison all got their big breaks through The Comedy Store. Mitzi acquired sole ownership of The Comedy Store in 1974 when she divorced Sammy Shore. Her son Peter Shore took over management of Mitzi's financial affairs once Mitzi began suffering from Parkinson's disease. A movie based on her life and impact on American comedy is in pre-production by Tom Hanks' Playtone Company. Melissa Leo's character on the Showtime series "I'm Dying Up Here" is based on Mitzi. Mitzi Shore died on April 11, 2018 at the age of 87.