Last Updated: June 3, 2024
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Net Worth:
$400 Thousand
Jun 30, 1957 (66 years old)
New Jersey
5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
United States of America
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  1. Early Life
  2. Career
  3. Personal Life

What Is Rich Vos' Net Worth and Salary?

Rich Vos is an American stand-up comedian who has a net worth of $400 thousand. Rich Vos has been performing standup comedy for over four decades. He became somewhat widely known after appearing as a frequent personality on "The Opie and Anthony" radio show. Today, he is a frequent guest on many podcasts and radio shows, notably "The Jim and Sam Show." His comedy deals with everything from divorce to kids to alcohol, drugs, and rehab. Since 2011, he has run a podcast with his wife and fellow comedian Bonnie McFarlane called "My Wife Hates Me."

Early Life

Rich Vos was born on June 30th, 1957, in Plainfield, New Jersey. His parents divorced when he was young. Vos did not graduate from high school. His interest in stand-up comedy stemmed from watching television shows like "The Ed Sullivan Show" as a kid growing up in Jersey.

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In 1984, Rich Vos launched his full-time stand-up career, citing that he "failed at everything else." He honed his act at local clubs and venues. Vos became the first white comic to perform a set on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" in 1995. He has called hosting Woodstock '99 in July 1999 the highlight of his career. He received the Bistro Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Comedy Performer in 2000. Vos played a bouncer and wrote and performed skits on the late night UK skit television program "The People vs. Jerry Sadowitz." In 2001, Vos released "I'm Killing Here," his first stand-up comedy album. He released a DVD titled "Vos" in 2004, which featured nearly an hour of unedited footage recorded at the Stress Factory in New Jersey. Rich later produced two half-hour specials on "Comedy Central Presents." He also appeared several times on "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" between 2002 and 2004.

He made a breakthrough after appearing on the first and third seasons of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," finishing third on the first season in 2003. He then toured with fellow comedians Cory Kahaney and Dave Mordal for eight months. Vos was also a finalist during the third season of "Last Comic Standing" in 2004. He was also a frequent guest on the radio program "Opie and Anthony." Most of his jokes were self-deprecating in nature, poking fun at his own "lack of intellect" or the speech impediment he is afflicted with. He would often appear on the show with fellow comedian Patrice O'Neal, who also became a popular regular guest.


In 2006 and 2007, Vos hosted the "Opie and Anthony's Traveling Virus Comedy Tour." Around this time, he prepared three pilot scripts for a comedy series alongside his wife, Bonnie McFarlane. However, the scripts were never picked up by a network. In 2008, he was featured in a segment of the ABC hidden-camera TV show "What Would You Do?" Rich released another comedy album, "Vos: Live in Philly" in 2010. Vos and McFarlane started their podcast "My Wife Hates Me" in November 2011. As of 2021, they continue to release a new episode every week. Also in 2011, Vos released his fourth comedy "Still Empty Inside." In 2013, he starred in and produced the documentary "Women Aren't Funny." Rich also appeared in Judd Apatow's "King of Staten Island."

Vos released his comedy album "V" in 2016, which took him two years to develop. It hit #1 on the iTunes and "Billboard" release charts. That same year, he released the album "141 IQ." Rich released the comedy album "When I Saw Hamilton…" in 2019. Rich has also been on the writing staff for two productions of the Academy Awards. Throughout the course of his career, he has made over 100 TV appearances, has released six albums, and has four Comedy Central specials to his name.

Personal Life

Rich was previously married to a woman named Kelly. They have two children together, Jessica and Ellen. He has been married to fellow comedian Bonnie McFarlane since September 2005. They have a daughter together named Katrina Lynn Vos, who was born in 2007. The family resides in Hillsborough Township, New Jersey.

Throughout his twenties, Vos struggled with alcohol and crack cocaine addiction. Three years into his comedy career, he got clean by completing a one-month rehab course in 1987. Rich has been clean and sober ever since.

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