What Is Anthony Jeselnik’s Net Worth?
Anthony Jeselnik is an American humorist, author, actor, and producer who has a net worth of $3 million. Often known as “The Darkish Prince Of Comedy,” Jeselnik has launched the comedy albums “Shakespeare” (2010) and “Caligula” (2013) and the Netflix specials “Ideas and Prayers” (2015) and “Fireplace within the Maternity Ward” (2019).
He hosted the Comedy Central sequence “The Jeselnik Offensive” in 2013, and he additionally created, wrote, and govt produced the present. Anthony hosted the NBC competitors sequence “Final Comedian Standing” in 2015, and as an actor, he has appeared within the movies “Miss March” (2009) and “Newly Single” (2017) and the TV sequence “Maron” (2013) and “Garfunkel and Oates” (2014).
Anthony produced his stand-up comedy specials and the 2019 sequence “Good Speak with Anthony Jeselnik,” and he has written for “Night time of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Live performance for Autism Schooling” (2008 and 2010), “Late Night time with Jimmy Fallon” (2009–2010), “Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff” (2010), and “Comedy Central Roast of James Franco” (2013). He additionally co-hosts “The Jeselnik & Rosenthal Self-importance Undertaking” podcast along with his good friend Gregg Rosenthal. In 2011, Anthony earned a Primetime Emmy nomination for Excellent Writing for a Selection, Music or Comedy Particular for “Night time of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Live performance for Autism Schooling.”
Anthony Jeselnik was born on December 22, 1978, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in Higher St. Clair with mom Stephanie, father Anthony (an lawyer), three sisters, and a brother. Anthony turned thinking about making individuals snort at a younger age and would usually crack jokes at school. After a trainer laughed at one among his jokes, Jeselnik realized, “If you happen to’re sensible sufficient that adults will get it, you may get away with something.” Anthony attended Higher St. Clair Excessive College, and after graduating in 1997, he enrolled at Tulane College. Whereas attending Tulane, he joined the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, and in 2001, he earned an English literature diploma with a minor in enterprise. Jeselnik moved to Los Angeles in his early twenties, and whereas working at Borders, he got here throughout a e-book by comic Greg Dean and came upon about Dean’s comedy workshops in Santa Monica. Anthony’s first joke concerned an impression of his dad being stung by wasps, and when nobody laughed, he determined that bodily comedy wasn’t for him. After shedding his job at Borders, Jeselnik discovered work as an accounting clerk at Deadwood and carried out at open mic nights. Two years after he started performing stand-up comedy, he had a “lightbulb second” when audiences responded positively to a darkish joke. He later included the joke, “My girlfriend likes to eat chocolate,” on his first album, “Shakespeare.”
Jeselnik made his tv debut on Comedy Central’s “Premium Mix” in 2006, and he appeared on “Late Night time with Conan O’Brien” and “Down and Soiled with Jim Norton” in 2008. In 2009, he received his personal “Comedy Central Presents” particular and was featured on “Comedy Central’s Sizzling Checklist.” From 2009 to 2010, Anthony wrote for the primary season of “Late Night time with Jimmy Fallon” and sometimes appeared on the present. Round this time, he additionally commonly carried out on the Comedy Cellar in New York Metropolis. In 2010, he launched his debut comedy album, “Shakespeare,” and started writing for Comedy Central’s roasts, starting with the “Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff.” He later carried out on the “Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump” (2011), “Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen” (2011), and “Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr” (2012). Jeselnik mentioned of his first roast efficiency, “One in all my favourite moments of my life was doing that Trump roast, as a result of nobody knew who I used to be and it simply actually caught everyone abruptly. And the subsequent day, my life was fully totally different.” After the Trump roast, Comedy Central supplied Anthony a deal that included an hour-long particular, three roasts, and a growth deal.
In 2013, Jeselnik launched the comedy album “Caligula,” which reached #1 on the “Billboard” Prime Comedy Albums chart and likewise aired as a Comedy Central particular. That 12 months he started internet hosting “The Jeselnik Offensive” on Comedy Central, and it aired 18 episodes over two seasons. On one episode, Anthony had a “shark celebration” after a New Zealander was killed in a shark assault, and he obtained on-line demise threats from individuals in New Zealand. Somebody additionally posted his dad and mom’ handle and telephone quantity on-line, and so they started receiving demise threats as properly. In 2015, Netflix launched the comedy particular “Ideas and Prayers,” and Jeselnik hosted season 9 of “Final Comedian Standing” alongside judges Norm Macdonald, Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Roseanne Barr. Anthony appeared within the 2017 documentaries “The Historical past of Comedy” and “Gilbert,” and he served as a decide in a number of episodes of “Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle” from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, his second Netflix particular, “Fireplace within the Maternity Ward,” was launched, and he hosted “Good Speak with Anthony Jeselnik” on Comedy Central.
Anthony dated fellow comic Amy Schumer from 2009 to 2011.
On the subject of faith, Jeselnik advised “Parade” journal, “I used to be raised Catholic. I rejected it in a while. I am an outspoken atheist now. Individuals say, ‘Oh, it is a destructive factor to be an atheist.’ I do not agree. I believe it is extra optimistic to suppose that there is no such thing as a God, no afterlife. I am the one one in my household who feels this fashion.” Anthony has been a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers since his youth, and in 2016, he advised “Steeler Nation” that his favourite gamers, previous and current, are Jerome Bettis, Hines Ward, and Antonio Brown.