Jay Mohr is a well-known actor, radio host, and comedian from America. He is best recognized for his role of Professor Rick Payne in the Supernatural television series “Ghost Whisperer” and as the lead character in the sitcom “Gary Unmarried”. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Jay Mohr in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jay Mohr was born on August 23, 1970, in Verona, New Jersey to his parents Jon Wood Mohr and Iva Jean. His father was a marketing executive, and his mother was a nurse. He has two sisters Virginia and Julia. His family belongs to Scottish and English ancestry. Mohr was raised Presbyterian but later converted to Roman Catholicism. He went to the Verona High School to complete his schooling.
In 2006, Mohr married actress Nikki Cox. Two years later, he added his wife’s surname and changed his name to “Jon Ferguson Cox Mohr”. Together they are the parent of a son who was born in 2011. The couple divorced in the year 2018. He also has a son from his previous marriage with model Nicole Chamberlain.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jay Mohr started his acting career in the year 1992 when he played the role of Dorfman in the television sitcom “Camp Wilder”. He appeared as a featured player in the popular variety show “Saturday Night Live” in their 1993-94 season. In 1996, he got a recurring role the first season of the comedy television show “The Jeff Foxworthy Show”.
Mohr received his first significant movie role in the movie “Jerry Maguire” in which he played the role of a sleazy sports agent. In 1997, he played the lead role in the movie “Picture Perfect”.
Mohr also worked as a voice-over artist in the documentary series of Fox network, “Beyond the Glory”. He has appeared in additional movies including Are We There Yet?, Pay It Forward, The Groomsmen, Go, and many more.
In 2003, Mohr created, produced and hosted the television series “Last Comic Standing” which aired on the NBC network. He guest-hosted the radio show “The Jim Rome Show”. In 2013, Mohr started his show “Jay Mohr Sports” on the Fox Sports Radio. He also runs the podcast “Mohr Stories” which airs on the SModcast Network. Mohr released the album “Happy. And A Lot” which was nominated at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in the category of “Best Comedy Album”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jay Mohr has an estimated net worth of $7 million. This huge net worth is the result of his successful career as an actor and comedian. He hosted the “Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series” Awards Ceremony in 2013 and the Los Angeles Rams pregame show in the year 2016. He has also worked as a voice actor and gave his voice for characters in several video games including Scarface: The World Is Yours, Blitz: The League II, Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust, Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell and others.
Jay Mohr is considered one of the finest and talented actors in the world. He wrote the book “Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live” in which he shares his experience working on the show Saturday Night Live.