A comedian first, a writer, actor and even a producer Anthony Jeselnik is one of the most popular comedians in America. He is known for his dark comedy style and unbelievable stage persona which made audiences glue to his shows. Apart from being a comedian, Anthony is also a writer for several comedy shows like Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
He started writing for the Comedy Central Roast and soon became one of the icons on stage as a comedian. The show thoughts and prayers which aired on Netflix also had Anthony in its first season. Anthony got a good response from people for his work, but very few know about his personal life. Let’s take a close look at Anthony’s life, career, achievements and net worth in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Anthony was born on 22nd December 1978 at Pittsburgh a city in Pennsylvania. The son of Stephanie and Anthony F Jeselnk he was always ready to make people laugh much before his career as a comedian started. Anthony uses to make people laugh even at school which includes his teachers as well. The well-known comedian completed his primary education form Upper St Clair High School and later went to Tulane University with English Literature. Anthony’s dream was always to be a novel writer, but he turned out to be a comedian.
There is no such concrete information about Jeselink’s life. But it is reported that he once dated comedian Any Schumer. There is no news as of now whether they are dating or not, but once the couple were together. Even there are no such rumours about Anthony dating any other woman. He always prefers to keep his life a little private.
Career Awards & Nominations
After college Anthony moved to California and started performing in various shows unless he became a part of Comedy Central. In 2009 in a special premier by comedy central, he got recognition as a breakout comedian with others. Anthony always wanted to be a writer, and he got a chance to write for Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon. From the very beginning, Anthony’s writings on comedy were a little dark. Although it caught the attention of the viewers, yet was difficult to handle.
Jeselnik became a regular member artist in Comedy Cellar too. Anthony’s debut album Shakespeare got released by Comedy Central, and it was quite a successful one. In the year 2010, he performed in a ‘comedy central roast’. Also in the year 2013 ‘The Jeselink Offensive’ a new series by comedy central was hosted by Anthony. In the later years, Anthony also performed at Netflix.
Well awards are important, but Anthony’s popularity is much larger than few awards and recognitions. Anthony’s popularity among the audiences is no less than awards. People are still crazy about his shows on various platforms. Among a few, he won the Primetime Emmy Awards for writing in music and comedy shows.
Net Worth & Earnings
The total net worth of Anthony is $2 million. He may not be a rich man, but his richness is somewhere else. Be it writing or performing on stage, there is hardly anyone, to topple Anthony on dark comedy. There will be more opportunities for him in the future. And who knows that a day will come when Anthony will be the richer than any other comedian in the USA.
One cannot just conclude while writing about a man whose jokes are never ending. Anthony Jeselnik already is loved by many comedy fans as his performance has a different kind of humour which is rarely heard among the comedians. This is just a start for Anthony Jeselnik, the future for more exciting things.