Jerry Stiller Net Worth
Jerry Stiller Net Worth and salary: Jerry Stiller is an American comedian and actor who has a net worth of $12.5 million. Jerry Stiller was born June 28, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife, Anne Meara. The two worked together for decades, but also pursued their own solo projects. They both appeared in the short-lived sitcom The Paul Lynde Show in the early '70s while Stiller tried to go it alone in Joe and Sons, a comedy about a widower and his two sons. In 1977, the couple tried for their own show with the syndicated Take Five with Stiller and Meara. They also both appeared on Archie Bunker's Place, the spin-off from the hit series All in the Family, in the early '80s. Stiller and Meara are the parents of actor Ben Stiller (with whom Jerry co-starred in the movies Zoolander, Heavyweights, Hot Pursuit and The Heartbreak Kid) and actress Amy Stiller. Jerry Stiller may be best known for his short-fused fatherly roles as Frank Costanza on the television series Seinfeld and Arthur Spooner on The King of Queens. In the late '90s, Stiller appeared in a series of Nike television commercials as the ghost of deceased Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi. Stiller has appeared in various motion pictures, most notably Zoolander (2001) and Secret of the Andes (1999). On February 9, 2007, Stiller and Meara were honored with a joint star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stiller voiced the announcer on the children's educational show Crashbox in 2010 and Stiller and Meara starred in a Yahoo web series, Stiller & Meara from Red Hour Digital, in which they discussed current topics. Stiller wrote the foreword to the book Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us (ISBN 0-446-69674-9) by Allen Salkin, released on October 26, 2005. Stiller's memoir, Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara, was published by Simon & Schuster.