Carrot Top Net Worth
Carrot Top net worth and salary: Carrot Top is an American comedian and actor who has a net worth of $75 million. Born Scott Thompson in Cocoa Beach, Florida, Carrot Top grew up in Florida and earned a degree in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University, where he began his amateur stand-up career as a freshman performing at open-mic nights. He later worked a variety of jobs as he honed his act, and eventually became the most popular stand-up comedian on college campuses across the United States; in 1993, he became the first person to simultaneously be voted both Performer of the Year and Comedian of the Year by the National Association of Campus Activities. Success on the stand-up circuit led to roles on television and in films, including spots on Reno 911!, Scrubs, a recurring role on the remade Hollywood Squares, and a portion of the comedy documentary The Aristocrats. He has also appeared on a number of special-event shows, such as Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular, Gene Simmons: The Family Jewels, and Criss Angel Mindfreak. Since 2008, Carrot Top has performed fifteen weeks per year at the Luxor Las Vegas, the venue of his comedy hero George Carlin, in addition to many other comedy shows and televised events. Carrot Top has appeared in several movies including So I Married an Axe Murderer, Chairman of the Board, Dennis the Menace Strikes Again, Pauly Shore Is Dead, Swearnet: The Movie, and Sharknado: The 4th Awakens. Carrot Top won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic in 1994. He was nominated for a Razzie Award in 1999 for Worst New Star for Chairman of the Board. He is known for his use of props in comedy as well as his self-deprecating humor and his bright red hair. His swim coach called him Carrot Top as a kid and the name stuck.