Jim Norton Net Worth
Jim Norton net worth and salary: Jim Norton is an American comedian, radio personality, actor, and author who has a net worth of $3 million. Jim Norton first became nationally known as the third mic comedian on the now-defunct Opie & Anthony radio. Today he co-hosts the Jim & Sam Show on SiriusXM and is a popular standup comedian. Jim has also authored two books, the first of which ranked #7 on the top ten bestsellers list. His second book hit #13 on the best seller list. James Joseph Norton, Jr. was born in Bayonne, New Jersey in July 1968. He dropped out of high school his senior year and entered rehab after a failed suicide attempt. He started performing standup at an open mic in April 1990. He eventually landed a gig to be one of Andrew Dice Clay's touring openers. It was through Dice that he was introduced to the Opie & Anthony radio show which was extremely popular around the country in the late 90s and early 2000s. Jim hit it off with the hosts and in 2000 became a regular on the show. Jim and fellow comedian Lewis Black were arrested in 2000 in connection with one of the show's controversial public stunts. In early 2001 he was officially hired on to be the full-time third mic on Opie & Anthony. He retained that position when the show moved to XM in 2004 after being on a two-year hiatus following yet another controversial public stunt. Jim stayed with the program even after main host Anthony Cumia was fired, eventually morphing the show into Opie with Jim Norton. That iteration ultimately fizzled and in 2016 he began co-hosting the Jim and Sam show along with Sam Roberts. As of this writing Jim has released four standup albums and seven official DVDs/Specials. His 2017 Netflix special "A Mouthful of Shame" received a very positive response. He co-starred in the sitcom Lucky Louie on HBO and FX's Louie. From 2016 to 2017 he starred as Father Callahan in the TV series Power. he has made a number of appearances in films including 2002's Spider-Man, 2008's and Zack and Miri Make a Porno, 2015's Trainwreck and 2016's The Comedian. he also appeared in a number of episodes of Inside Amy Schumer.