Jeff Foxworthy is a standup comedian, actor, writer, along with TV and radio personality, known for his comedy and considered as one of the funniest and respected man in US.
Jeff Foxworthy was born on 6th September 1958 in small-town, Atlanta, Georgia as the eldest son of Jimmy Foxworthy and Carol Foxworthy. His nickname is Boss Fox.
Foxworthy attended Hapeville High School and after completing his graduation, Jeff started working at IBM as mainframe computer maintenance with his father but he gained popularity only after winning the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Atlanta’s Punchline comedy club in 1984.
Jeff Foxworthy Career Details
Jeff won an American Comedy Award for funniest male standup comic in 1990. In 1993, he released an album, named ‘You Might Be a Redneck,’ which sold over three million copies. He released a play in 1995, named ‘Games Redneck Play’ and nominated for best spoken comedy award. In 1995, his show, named ‘The Jeff Foxworthy Show’ was aired on ABC. He hosted shows like ‘Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?’ on Fox and also hosted a reality competition show ‘The American Baking Competition’.
In the year 2000, Jeff joined Blue Collar Comedy Troop with other standup comedians and started doing live shows in countries for three years. After three years, they got a contract with The WB Network and their show Blue Collar Comedy was aired.
Apart from this, Foxworthy wrote several books as well. In 2008, he released a children’s book named ‘Dirt On My Shirt,’ in 2009 ‘Silly Street’ and in 2010 ‘Hide!!!.’
Foxworthy also appeared in the video by Alan Jackson ‘I Don’t Even Know Your Name.’ He used to do radio work as well. His show featured top 30 country hits of the weeks. Along with that he has a website that sells Foxworthy brand goods.
Jeff Foxworthy Wife Pamela Gregg
Jeff Foxworthy’s wife Pamela Gregg Foxworthy tried to keep her personal life very secret. She is known for producing Jeff Foxworthy: Check Your Neck in 1993 and in 2019, Biography: Jeff Foxworthy – Stand Up Guy. She has been happily married to Jeff Foxworthy since September 18, 1985. Till now she has successfully kept a distance from the limelight of media and has not revealed much information regarding herself but she attains some of the media events with her husband and her daughters.
Jeff and Pamela met for the first time in 1984 at the Punchline in Atlanta, Georgia. They started to date each other since then and after one year of the affair, the couple decided to exchange their vows on September 18, 1985, in a private ceremony with family and friends.
The couple is blessed with two precious daughters Jordan and Julianne. The soul mates Jeff and Pamela have successfully spent more than three decades together and celebrated their 34th Anniversary before some days in 2019.
Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth
Foxworthy is a well-known standup comedian in the US. In 1995, he used to earn $32500 per episode from ‘The Jeff Foxworthy Show’ and in 2007-2008, he earned $150000 per episode from ‘Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader?’ His hard work paid off and Foxworthy has a net worth of approximately $100 Million.
Quick Facts About Jeff Foxworthy
Birth Date : 06/09/1958
Nationality : American
Ethnicity : White
Religion : Christian
Spouse : Pamela Gregg
Children : 2 daughters
Height : 192 cm