Adam Carolla is an American actor, comedian, radio personality, podcaster, television host, and director. He rose to fame after being the host of the show ‘The Adam Carolla Show’. This talk show was later distributed as a podcast, which made it to the ‘Guinness World Records’ in 2011 by setting the record of being the ‘most downloaded podcast’. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Adam Carolla in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Adam Carolla was born in Los Angeles on May 27, 1964, but was raised in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and later North Hollywood. His mother’s name was McCall and had a degree in Chicano studies while his dad was a psychologist.
Corolla started his schooling at Colfax Elementary School and then later went to Walter Reed Junior High and North Hollywood High School. During this time he started gaining interest in football and played Pop Warner Football for around seven years.
He spent a very short time in junior college, and after dropping out, he started working at a carpet cleaner. After that, he also tried his hand in working as a carpenter, boxing instructor and a traffic school instructor. After that, in early 1990’s Carolla studied improvisational comedy and became a member of the ACME Comedy Theatre group.
Carolla married Lynette Paradise on September 28, 2002. Then her wife gave birth to twins, a girl, and a boy, on June 7, 2006, which they named Natalia and Santino ‘Sonny’ Richard Carolla. He is a car lover and has a collection of more than 20 cars. His collection includes a lot of Lamborghinis which he bought from the 1960’s to early 1970’s. Apart from that he also owns a Ferrari and an Aston Martin along with many vintage race cars.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Carolla started his career with a morning radio program named Kevin and Bean along with Jimmy Kimmel in 1994. After that in October 1995, he was offered to co-host a call-in radio show named ‘Loveline’. He started co-hosting the show along with Drew Pinsky and Riki Rachtman.
In October 2005, he started hosting a new morning radio show on the Infinity Broadcasting network. Then in January 2006, he rose to fame with ‘The Adam Carolla Show’. This show ran for a long span of time until it was canceled on February 18, 2009. On February 23, 2009, Carolla started a daily podcast on his website named ‘The Adam Carolla Podcast’.
At the end of 2009, this show was awarded as the ‘Best Audio Podcast’ of 2009 by Apple iTunes. In 1994, he started his television career by co-hosting the television version of ‘Loveline’ on MTV. Then he starred in a television series named ‘The Man Show’ on Comedy Central along with his friend Jimmy Kimmel. Then he created his own television show named ‘Crank Yankers’ along with Daniel Kellison which aired on Comedy Central starting in 2002.
In August 2005, he returned on Comedy Central with a new talk show named ‘Too Late with Adam Carolla’. After that, he starred in many shows like ‘The Car Show’, ‘Catch a Contractor’ and ‘Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live’. Moreover, he has also worked as a voice-over artist for many cartoons. In 2003, he started his film career and acted in many films after that.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Carolla has been working from a young age and has changed many professions. From being a carpet cleaner to a carpenter and then a successful radio personality and television personality. His net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. His net worth is a result of many successful shows that he worked in and also few books which he wrote.
Currently, also Carolla is putting his experience to use by venturing into new comedy shows. And sometimes he also writes occasionally for some guests on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’. Going through many ups and downs, he has marked his place in the comedy industry.