Garry Shandling Net Worth
Garry Shandling Net Worth: Garry Shandling was an American comedian, actor and writer who had a net worth of $17 million dollars. Born November 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, Garry Shandling is best known for his work in It's Garry Shandling's Show and The Larry Sanders Show. Shandling began his career writing for sitcoms such as Sanford and Son and Welcome Back, Kotter. He made a successful stand-up performance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and became a frequent guest-host on the show. For a time, Shandling was considered the leading contender to replace Carson (other hopefuls being Joan Rivers, David Letterman and David Brenner). His show It's Garry Shandling's Show for the Fox Network was nominated for four Emmy Awards (including one for Shandling himself) and lasted until 1990. His second show, The Larry Sanders Show, which began airing on HBO in 1992, was even more successful. Shandling was nominated for 18 Emmy Awards for the show and won an Emmy in 1998, along with Peter Tolan, for writing the series finale. During his three-decade career, Shandling was also nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, along with many other awards and nominations. In 2002, TV Guide named The Larry Sanders Show as 38th Greatest Show of All Time. In 2008, Entertainment Weekly ranked the show the 28th Best Show of the past 25 years. It was also included on Time magazine's 100 Greatest Shows of All Time. Tragically, Garry died on March 24, 2016 at the age of 66. The official cause of death was not known right away but TMZ reported that it might have been a massive heart attack.