- Full Name: Jeff Marshall Foxworthy
- Born: September 6, 1958
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
- Occupation: Comedian, TV Host
- Marital Status: Married
Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth History
Jeff Foxworthy is considered a legend in the world of comedy and his net worth proves that being the class clown has it’s benefits. In his case, 100 million benefits. Jeff Foxworthy net worth was accumulated through several different venues of entertainment as a stand up comedian, TV show host, author, producer as well as several voice over productions.
About Jeff Foxworthy
Known for his witty one liner,”You might be a redneck” joke catapulted Jeff’s career into overdrive selling over three million albums. He continued his comedy streak with the album, Games Rednecks Play, which received a Grammy Nomination in 1996. In May of 1998 Foxworthy released the Totally Committed CD that reached “Gold” status and received a Grammy Award nomination.
In 1995 Foxworthy decided to jump on the TV sitcom craze and starred in The Jeff Foxworthy Show. You know you hit the big time when you have a show named after you. However, the show was cancelled after a two season run but that didn’t stop the entertainment mogul. He hosted the TV game show Are You smarter than a 5th Grader? on Fox TV as well as The American Bible Challenge and The American Baking Challenge on GSN. He has appeared on Shark Tank as an investment tycoon and has been the guest on a number of the Outdoor Channel programs as well as toured with the Blue Collar Comedy act.
Books also played a huge role in increasing Jeff Foxworthy net worth starting with You Might Be a Redneck if…(1989) and his autobiography No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem (1996). He realized the profit to be made in selling books and went on to author a cookbook entitled The Redneck Grill and Redneck Extreme Mobil Home Makeover. He also authored three children’s books entitled Dirt on My Shirt, Silly Street and Hide.
In April of 1999, Foxworthy decided to try radio and began the Foxworthy Countdown, a radio show that featured the top thirty country hits of the week. The radio program aired for ten years and was such a success that he received a Country Music Association nomination for Broadcast Personality of the Year. Jeff has also been a part of the Blue Collar Comedy Radio that airs on Sirius Satellite Radio. His fame through TV, radio,and books landed him several movie voice overs such as Racing Stripes, The Fox and the Hound II, The Aviator and The Smurfs to name a few.
Jeff Foxworthy net worth has been the outcome of knowing how to brand yourself and he has clearly accomplished that and more. Foxworthy has now become a household name and his savvy business skills will no doubt continue to increase as he moves on to other ventures in the future. He has made a fortune in making people laugh and will probably continue to do so in the future. What an amazing accomplishment.