Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth: How Rich Is “Larry” the Cable Guy?
What are Jeff Foxworthy's earnings and net worth?
In addition to being a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which also includes Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, and Ron White, Foxworthy is well known for his “you might be a redneck” jokes.
Early Life of Jeff Foxworthy
Jimmy and Carol Foxworthy welcomed Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy into the world on September 6, 1958, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father worked for IBM as an executive. Foxworthy attended the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta after graduating from Hapeville High School, but he left shortly before receiving his degree.
He worked alongside his father in mainframe computer maintenance at IBM for the following five years. His coworkers encouraged him to participate in the Great Southeastern Laugh-off competition at the Punchline comedy club in Atlanta because he was constantly cracking jokes there. He participated in the 1984 competition, won, and then left to pursue a career in comedy.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Career
Perhaps Foxworthy’s most well-known work is the 1993 hit song “You Might Be a Redneck If,” which launched the “You Might Be a Redneck” craze. The same-named album by Foxworthy, released in 1993, topped the charts.
The most successful comedy recording artist of all time, Foxworthy has six comedy albums to his credit. The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album was given to Foxworthy’s “Games Rednecks Play” (1995) in 1996. In 1995, ABC broadcast “The Jeff Foxworthy Show.”
After one season, it was discontinued. Before also cancelling the sitcom, NBC picked up the show and broadcast the second season of it. Reruns of the series aired on CMT and Nick at Night in 2005 and 2006.
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The album “Totally Committed” by Foxworthy was released in 1998. The same name also appeared in an HBO stand-up special. In the early 2000s, Foxworthy’s comedy attracted new audiences thanks to the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. For three years, Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, and Ron White went on the road.
The Blue Collar Comedy Tour originally only had 20 dates planned, but because of how well-received it was, it ran for three years. Blue Collar TV, a Foxworthy television program, premiered on the WB in 2004.
The series was executive produced by Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, and Engvall. In the fall of 2005, the WB cancelled the show. “Blue Collar TV” was picked up by CMT in 2006, and it was broadcast for an additional season.
In 2005, Foxworthy was the focus of a Comedy Central roast. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? was hosted by Foxworthy. Before moving to Nickelodeon, the show aired on Fox for four seasons. John Cena took over for Jeff Foxworthy as the host.
The game show “The American Bible Challenge” is hosted and produced by Foxworthy. Three seasons have passed since the show’s 2012 premiere.
In the summer of 2013, he served as the host of the one-season food reality competition series “The American Baking Competition.” “The Great British Bake Off” was adapted for the program.
Foxworthy was set to serve as a judge for NBC’s comedy competition series “Bring the Funny” in February 2019, according to an announcement from the network. Any contestants, from soloists to troupes, who can amuse an audience will have a chance at the $250,000 grand prize.
Foxworthy announced the debut of the “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” podcast for the summer of 2020. Writing Career Foxworthy has authored a number of books, including “You Might Be a Redneck If…,” published in 1989, and his autobiography, “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem!,” published in 1996. In 2005, he also published “The Redneck Grill,” a cookbook, and “Redneck Extreme Mobile Home Makeover,” a book of redneck jokes.
Among his other works are the three books in Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary series, which were released between 2005 and 2007. “Dirt On My Shirt,” Foxworthy’s debut picture book, was published in February 2008. In 2009 and 2010, two additional children’s books came out after this.
What Is Jeff Foxworthy’s Net Worth?
American stand-up comedian and television personality Jeff Foxworthy has a $100 million net worth. In Alpharetta, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, Real Estate Foxworthy resides with his family in a mansion. According to reports, the house cost a little under $2 million.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Personal Life
At Atlanta’s Punchline comedy club, Foxworthy first met Pamela Gregg. On September 18, 1985, they got hitched. Jordan and Julianne are their two daughters.
Foxworthy’s upbringing has an impact on his humour. His father is said to have a “classic redneck sense of humour,”. As a ventriloquist and his dummy, his father and his uncle Jimmy collaborated.
When he was 17 years old, Foxworthy attempted to jump from a moving pickup truck into a bale of hay and broke his nose. Foxworthy has claimed in several interviews that he developed his “You Might Be a Redneck If…” act in response to someone labelling him a redneck.
The idea that Foxworthy’s daughter Jordan had passed away first surfaced on the internet in 2010. This was found to be untrue. According to Jordan’s IMDB profile, she worked as an assistant on the 2016 film “Sully” and made an appearance as herself in the 2019 special “Jeff Foxworthy: Stand Up Guy” for her father.
Foxworthy made light of the fact that his daughter Julianne “traded her inheritance for her wedding” in 2019. Her father joked in the caption of a picture from Jules Foxworthy’s wedding on the occasion of their one-year wedding anniversary. In 2019, Julianne wed Brendan Corley.
For the first time in forty years, Foxworthy removed his signature moustache in 2020. He wrote: “First time I’ve shaved my moustache in 40 years… clearly I’m bored in quarantine” alongside a photo of his clean-shaven face on his official Instagram account.