Jim Gaffigan Biography, Age, Height, Net worth, Family, Movies, T v Shows, Actor


Who Is Jim Gaffigan?, Jim Gaffigan Biography and Wiki

Jim Gaffigan (James Christopher Gaffigan) is an American Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Producer born on 7th July 1966 in Elgin, Illinois, U.S. He is best known for producing best comedies.

Jim Gaffigan Age and Birthday

He was born on 7 July 1966, Elgin, Illinois, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on 7 July every year. He will be 55  years old on 7 July 2021.

Jim Gaffigan Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 1.83 m. His body weight will be added soon.

Jim Gaffigan Education

Jim Gaffigan graduated from La Lumiere School, Indiana, where he starred on the school football team. He joined went on and joined Purdue University where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity.

He then transferred to Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he graduated in 1988 with a degree in finance. He played varsity football at Georgetown and Purdue.

Jim Gaffigan Family and Parents

Jim Gaffigan was born to Micheal A. Graffin (father) and Marcia Gaffigan (mother). He is the youngest among his six siblings. His father was a banker.

Jim Gaffigan Wife, Is he married?

Jim Gaffigan married Jeannie Gaffin who is also an actress with whom he got five children.

Jim Gaffigan Children

Jim Gaffigan has five children two daughters Marre Gaffigan and Katie Louise Gaffigan, and three sons Jack Gaffigan, Michael Gaffigan, and Patrick Gaffigan.

Jim Gaffigan Net worth

He has enjoyed a long career in the Comedy Industry. Through proceeds from his work as a comedian, he has been able to accumulate a modest fortune. Jim is estimated to have a net worth of about $25 million.

Jim Gaffigan Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: James Christopher Gaffigan
  • Popular As: Jim Gaffigan
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Comedian
  • Nationality: United States
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: To be updated soon
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Jim Gaffigan Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 54 years
  • Zodiac Sign: To be updated soon
  • Date of Birth: 7 July 1966
  • Place of Birth: Elgin, Illinois, United States
  • Birthday: 7 July

Jim Gaffigan Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: To be updated soon
  • Height / How Tall?: Average
  • Weight: Moderate
  • Eye Color: To be updated soon
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Shoe Size: To be updated soon

Jim Gaffigan Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Micheal A. Graffin
  • Mother: Marcia Gaffigan
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): six siblings
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse or Husband/Spouse: Married to Jeannie Gaffin
  • Children:  Five children two daughters Marre Gaffigan and Katie Louise Gaffigan, and three sons Jack Gaffigan, Michael Gaffigan, and Patrick Gaffigan.

Jim Gaffigan Networth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $25 million.
  • Salary: To be updated soon
  • Source of Income: Comedian

Jim Gaffigan House and Cars

  • Place of living: United States
  • Cars: To be updated soon

Jim Gaffigan Comedy

Jim Gaffigan after his graduation he moved to New York to pursue comedy, his move was inspired by David Letterman. He successfully found a job in advertising, where he worked during the day and taking acting classes at night. However, his career led him in an earnest when his friend from the class dared him to take a stand-up seminar that required a live set at the end. He began playing comedies in night clubs after his evening classes.

His comedy’s styles are largely observational, and his principal topics relate to laziness, eating, and parenthood. He is famous for his Hot Pocket routine, which was inspired by a commercial he saw that he mistook for a Saturday Night Live sketch. Also, during his routines, he will sometimes perform soliloquies by using a high pitched voice and in the third-person deliver negative feedback on his own performance, such as after making a diarrhea joke in his 2012 special “Mr.

Universe” using the voice and saying he “Really, uses his diarrhea jokes?” He calls his voice connection to his audience, in an interview with the Duluth News-Tribune, he explained that the voice was developed over time, beginning as a teenager when he would disarm people by talking for them in their presence. He also used it as a way to fend off hecklers earlier in his career, when he says that comedy clubs were more combative.

He cursed early in his career, and he added cursing to his comedy album Doing My Time, at the request of his label, in the hopes of drawing more teenagers. However, he has largely removed profanity from his routine, as he feels that his subject matter doesn’t lend itself to cursing and that it reduced the effort he put into crafting his jokes. Jim has appeared at the “Just for Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, Quebec numerous times.

In 2004, his stand up comedy materials were featured in the comedy Central’s of animated series like Shorties Watchin’ Shortie. In October 2005 he filmed a live Comedy Central in a special thing aired in January and became the comedy album and DVD beyond the Pale.

The routine consisted primarily of material regarding food and American eating habits, and the comedian unknowingly predicted a future menu item at Dunkin Donuts the ‘glazed donut breakfast sandwich’ while commenting on the future of Americans eating habits. On February 25, 2012, he taped a one hour stand up special Mr. Universe at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C.

He announced that he is based on business and model used by Louis C.K.’s Live at the Beacon Theater, the stand-up would be available online through his website for $5, with 20% of the total proceeds going to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, an organization that provides support to military veterans. In 2012, he was among the top-ten grossing comics in the US, according to Pollstar.

Jim Gaffigan Actor

Jim Gaffigan his started his acting career as a comedian in 1990. His friend suggested him to turn out in a profitable appearance over 200 TV commercials. He is ranging from Rolling Rock to Saturn to Chrysler and ESPN. His ubiquity earned him the title of ‘Salesman of the Year’ by Business Week in 1999. He also performed a trio of Sierra Mist commercials in 2007 for Super Bowl as the part of Sierra Mist comedy ensemble “The Mis-Takes”.

He appeared in an ad series for Sierra Mist alongside fellow comedian Michael Ian Black. After his first appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman in 1999, he was tapped by the host to develop a sitcom called Welcome to New York in which he also co-starred alongside Christine Baranski. The show was canceled after its first season despite receiving positive reviews.

During the 2000/2001 television season, he was a cast member of The Ellen Show on CBS, Ellen DeGeneres’ second sitcom. He appeared in two movies chosen for the 2001 Sundance Film Festival: Super Troopers and 30 Years to Life. He appeared on That ’70s Show. He was a regular cast member of the TBS original sitcom My Boys. He left the show at the end of the third season. In 2008, he appeared in the movie The Love Guru starring Mike Myers.

In 2009, Gaffigan guest-starred as the best friend of Murray Hewitt in one episode of the HBO comedy series Flight of the Conchords. Later that same year, he appeared in the Sam Mendes-directed dramedy Away We Go and the teen comedy 17 Again.

On June 11, 2009, he appeared on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. He appeared on Law & Order episodes “Flight” and “Reality Bites”, as well as an episode titled “Smile” on Law and Order: Criminal Intent.

He was in an episode of The Daily Show as a man posing as a Daily Show correspondent who knows nothing about the show (he refers to it as “The John Daily Show”) and simply wants to be seen with Jon Stewart. This was meant to be a parody of the 2009 White House gatecrash incident. He appeared on Broadway in That Championship Season, which opened in March 2011, opposite Brian Cox, Chris Noth, Kiefer Sutherland, and Jason Patric.

His performance was praised by ABC News correspondent Sandy Kenyon as the most moving and that he may “steal the show”. He was called on Broadway as “an amazing experience, really hard but really fun.”

Jim Gaffigan Animation

He is noted because of his voice in overwork animation, his voice was animated in the version of Pale Force with Conan O’Brien from 2005 to 2008. He has also voiced characters on the animated shows Bob’s Burgers, Shorty McShorts’ Shorts, WordGirl, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, and the animated feature Duck Duck Goose.

Jim Gaffigan Writer

Jim Gaffigan produced a series of animated shorts for Late Night with Conan O’Brien, titled Pale Force (2005–2008). The animated sketches featured Gaffigan and O’Brien as superheroes who fight crime with their extremely pale skin. The series was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2007 in the category of “Outstanding Broadband Program – Comedy”. his humorous quips have earned him over two and a half million followers on Twitter. He was listed by Rolling Stone as one of the “25 funniest people on Twitter” in 2012.

In 2013, he released Dad Is Fat, a title derived from the first complete sentence his eldest son wrote on a dry-erase board at the age of four or five. “He showed it to me,” he recalled in an interview, “and I laughed, and then I put him up for adoption.” The book is a collection of essays dealing with the raising of his children, as well as reminiscences from his own childhood. In support of the volume, he appeared on NPR’s Weekend Edition, ABC’s The View, and MSNBC’s Morning Joe, spoke at BEA in New York, embarked on a nine-stop bus tour that ended on Father’s Day.

It debuted at number five on The New York Times Best Seller’s list, remaining on the list for three months. The book received tepid reviews from critics. Kirkus Reviews said of the book that it’s “hardly groundbreaking comedy material, but the book will appeal to Gaffigan’s fans.” Lou Harry of the Indianapolis Business Journal said that while “no new ground is broken in Jim Gaffigan’s book and Dad is Fat’ should be a fun intermezzo in your summer reading pile.”

Regarding the audiobook, which Gaffigan read, Audiofile said his “performance strikes the right balance between his near-deadpan comedy delivery and the energy needed to keep a beleaguered parent engaged.

Jim Gaffigan Discography

  • 2001: Luigi’s Doghouse
  • 2001: Economics II
  • 2003: More Moo Moos
  • 2004: The Last Supper
  • 2004: Doing My Time
  • 2006: Beyond the Pale
  • 2009: King Baby
  • 2012: Mr. Universe
  • 2014: Obsessed
  • 2017: Cinco
  • 2018: Noble Ape

Jim Gaffigan Movies

Year

Title

Role

2019

Them That Follow

Zeke

2019

Light from Light

2019

Troop Zero

Ramsey

2019

Drunk Parents

Carl Mancini

2019

Playmobil: The Movie

Del

2019

The Day Shall Come

Lemmy

2018

Duck Duck Goose

Peng

2018

Super Troopers 2

Larry Johnson

2018

You Can Choose Your Family

Frank

2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Professor Abraham Van Helsing

2018

American Dreamer

Cam

2017

Chappaquiddick

Paul F. Markham

2016

Chuck

John Stoehr

2015

Walter

Corey

2015

Experimenter

James McDonough

2015

Hot Pursuit

Red

2015

Staten Island Summer

Danny’s Father

2013

Kilimanjaro

Bill

2012

Howard Cantour.com

Howard Cantour

2011

Salvation Boulevard

Jerry Hobson

2010

Ten Stories Tall

Simon

2010

Going the Distance

Phil

2010

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

George

2009

The Slammin’ Salmon

Stanley Bellin

2009

17 Again

Coach Murphy

2009

Away We Go

Lowell

2008

The Love Guru

Trent Lueders

2008

Shoot First and Pray You Live (Because Luck Has Nothing to Do with It)

Mart Ryder

2007

The Living Wake

Lampert Binew

2006

Stephanie Daley

Joe Daley

2005

The Great New Wonderful

Sandie

2005

Trust the Man

Gordon

2004

13 Going on 30

Chris Grandy

2004

Duane Incarnate

Bob

2003

Season of Youth

Dr. Gelding

2002

Hacks

Arty Hittle

2002

No Sleep ’til Madison

Owen

2002

Igby Goes Down

Hilton Manager

2001

Super Troopers

Larry Johnson

2001

30 Years to Life

Russell

2001

Final

Dayton

1999

Personals

Waiter

1999

Entropy

Bucky

1999

Three Kings

Cuts Troy’s Cuff Soldier

1999

Puppet

Mr. Kamen

1998

The Real Howard Spitz

Storekeeper

Jim Gaffigan T v Shows

Year

Title

Role

2017

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Officer Krupke

2015–2017

Star vs. the Forces of Evil

Father Time / additional voices

2015–2016

The Jim Gaffigan Show

Himself

2015

Wallykazam!

Mr. Trollman

2014

Us & Them

Theo

2013–2017

Bob’s Burgers

Henry Haber (voice)

2012–2013

Portlandia

Donald

2011

Royal Pains

Pete Stanbleck

2010

Bored to Death

Drug Counsellor

2009

Flight of the Conchords

Jim

2009

WordGirl

Mr. Dudley (voice)

2006–2009

My Boys

Andy Franklin

2006

Love, Inc.

Jamie

2005

Cheap Seats

Jerome Block

2004

Bad Apple

Butters

2004

Strip Search

Reverend Craig Peterson

2004

The Jury

Mr. Nifco

2003–2004

Ed

Toby Gibbons

2003–2004

That ’70s Show

Roy Keene

2003

Hope & Faith

Brad

2002

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Marty Palin / Russell Matthews

2001–2002

The Ellen Show

Rusty Carnouk

2001

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Oliver Tunney

2001

Sex and the City

Doug

2000–2001

Welcome to New York

Jim Gaffigan

2000

Third Watch

Portis

2000

Cry Baby Lane

Dan

1999

LateLine

The Del-Ex Kid

1998–2009

Law & Order

Larry Johnson / George Rozakis

1998

Soul Man

Keats

1998

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist

Jim

1998

Conrad Bloom

Oliver

Jim Gaffigan Awards

Year

Nominee / work

Award

Result

2013

Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe

Best Comedy Album

Nominated

2015

Obsessed

Best Comedy Album

Nominated

2018

Cinco

Best Comedy Album

Nominated

2019

Noble Ape

Best Comedy Album

Nominated

Quotes

  • Why would a lazy guy become a parent of five? Then again, why would creative people who inherently don’t like change and criticism become writers, actors, or comedians? There’s something about this process. I joke about it: My kids have made me a better person, and I only need, like, 34 more of them to be a really good guy.
  • As a dad, you are the Vice President of the executive branch of parenting. It doesn’t matter what your personality is like, you will always be Al Gore to your wife’s Bill Clinton. She feels the pain and you are the annoying nerd telling them to turn off the lights.
  • I try to only eat animals that are vegan. I’m probably the opposite of a vegan.
  • I’m from Indiana. I know what you’re thinking, Indiana… Mafia. But in Indiana it’s not like New York where everyone’s like, ‘We’re from New York and we’re the best’ or ‘We’re from Texas and we like things big’ it’s more like ‘We’re from Indiana and we’re gonna move.’
  • I’m a comedian, which is the opposite of a lifestyle that equips you to be a parent.
  • Ever read a book that changed your life? Me neither.
  • You know what it’s like having five kids? Imagine you’re drowning. And someone hands you a baby
  • I worked on ‘USA Today’ as a topic for while. I tried to do something on hand chairs, chairs that look like hands. I really tried. But some topics are not truly universal.
  • Babies should be classified as an antidepressant. It’s pretty hard to be in a bad mood around a 5-month-old baby.
  • There’s something about being a parent that has, I think, made me a better comedian.
  • I would say some of the food I talk about that I really enjoy, like cake and bacon, I eat a lot less than I portray in my act. But that stuff that I dislike, it’s pretty sincere.
  • Comics write to their point of view. If you’re an exceedingly irreverent comedian, you’ve got to see where that point of view fits or produces the most funny.
  • I don’t know, I find that honestly, the stand-up thing in some ways is a little bit of a cliche to carry around, because people don’t consider stand-ups really actors.
  • Manhattan’s probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana’s definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides.
  • There’s something that’s really fun about the challenge of making the mundane funny, too, I think.
  • I’m closer to Bob New hart than Rodney Dangerfield.
  • When people look and decide they have nothing in common with me – I’m 43, balding, blond, whatever – there’s something absolutely invigorating about winning them over. Even if it’s eight people from Sweden who don’t understand what I’m talking about.
  • No one goes into stand up to make money. The frustration and rejection are just too much.
  • I’m an eccentric, silly, observational guy, but I’m not gonna frighten off social conservatives.
  • I initially signed up for Twitter just to do jokes I wasn’t going to do in my stand-up routine.
  • Steakhouses sort of have this old-school nature to them; they’re like museums full of good food. It’s fun hearing the waiter share his expertise on the different cuts of beef and how they’re going to cut up your baked potato.
  • Comedians kind of write what comes to them. You can give yourself little assignments, but it’s what inspires you.

Jim Gaffigan Tours

  • Wed, 20 Feb
    19:30
    New York, United States
    The Bell House
  • Sat, 23 Feb
    19:00
    Led yard, CT, United States
    Grand Theater at Fox woods Resorts Casino
  • Fri, 1 Mar
    19:00
    Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
    Mid-Hudson Civic Center
  • Sat, 2 Mar
    19:00
    Albany, NY, United States
    Palace Theater
  • Sun, 3 Mar
    19:00
    Burlington, VT, United States
    Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
  • Wed, 6 Mar
    19:00
    South Bend, IN, United States
    Morris Performing Arts Center
  • Thu, 7 Mar
    19:00
    Minneapolis, MN, United States
    State Theater
  • Fri, 8 Mar
    19:00
    Minneapolis, MN, United States
    State Theater
  • Sat, 9 Mar
    21:30
    Minneapolis, MN, United States
    State Theater
  • Fri, 26 Apr
    20:00
    Colorado Springs, CO, United States
    Broadmoor World Arena
  • Sat, 27 Apr
    20:00
    Boise, ID, United States
    Taco Bell Arena
  • Sun, 28 Apr
    19:30
    Spokane, WA, United States
    Spokane Arena
  • Fri, 3 May
    19:00
    Huntington, NY, United States
    The Paramount
  • Sat, 4 May
    19:00
    Huntington, NY, United States
    The Paramount
  • Thu, 9 May
    19:30
    Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
    Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
  • Fri, 10 May
    19:00
    Brandon, MS, United States
    Brandon Amphitheater
  • Sat, 11 May
    14:30
    Orange Beach, AL, United States
    The Wharf Amphitheater
  • Fri, 17 May
    20:00
    Irving, TX, United States
    Live Nation Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory
  • Sun, 19 May
    Long Beach, CA, United States
    Terrace Theater, Long Beach Performing Arts Center
  • Thu, 30 May
    19:00
    San Francisco, CA, United States
    SF Masonic Auditorium
  • Fri, 31 May
    19:00
    San Francisco, CA, United States
    The Masonic
  • Sat, 1 Jun
    12:30
    Del Mar, CA, United States
    Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Fri, 7 Jun
    20:00
    Atlanta, GA, United States
    The Fox Theater
  • Sat, 8 Jun
    20:00
    Sioux Falls, SD, United States
    Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
  • Wed, 31 Jul
    20:00
    Toledo, OH, United States
    Toledo Zoo Amphitheater

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