Bill Engvall is a successful comedian who has been active in his career for almost three decades. He is also an actor and is known for the catchphrase “Here’s Your Sign”. He has appeared in many television shows and has also released singles and albums. He is a member of the group Blue Collar Comedy. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Bill Engvall in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
William Ray “Bill” Engvall Jr. was born in July 1957, in Galveston, Texas. His sister is Janet Engvall McTigue. He has performed since he was a child and intended to become a teacher. He has done many jobs before joining the entertainment industry.
He went to Richardson High School and later attended Southwestern University in Georgetown. In there, he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. However, he left his college before graduating and started to work as a tour guide. He has also worked as a club DJ.
In 1982, Bill Engvall got married to Mary Gail Watson. The couple has two children named Emily and Travis born in 1986 and 1991 respectively. He mentions both his children in his routines. He currently lives in Southern California. He also maintains a blog on the Fox Sports West website for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Career, Award & Nominations
In the early 1980s, Bill Engvall appeared in two movies. In the 1990s, he guest appeared in the television series ‘Designing Women’. He has a recurring role of Buck Overton in the television series ‘Delta’. He has also successfully appeared in ‘The Jeff Foxworthy Show’. His other TV and movie credits from the 2000s include ‘Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie’, ‘Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again’, ‘Mobile Home Disaster’, ‘Delta Farce’, ‘The Bill Engvall Show’, ‘Cowboy Dreams’, ‘All’s Faire in Love’, ‘Country Fired Planet’, and ‘Bait Shop’.
He was the host of ‘Blue Collar TV’ from 2004 to 2006. Engvall has been hosting ‘Country Fried Home Videos’ since 2006. His other acting credits are ‘The Neighbor’, ‘Wish for Christmas’, ‘Last Man Standing’, ‘Catching Faith’, ‘Hawthorne’, and ‘Leverage’. He was the host of ‘Lingo’ in 2011. In 1992, he won the American Comedy Award and has been nominated for the Movie Guide Award in 2018. Engvall has also acted in the TV movies ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’, ‘Do It Yourself’, and ‘Kiss at Pine Lake’.
Regarding albums, Engvall released ‘Here’s Your Sign’ in 1996. This was released on Warner Bros. Records and was a platinum certified album. This was followed by the albums ‘Dorkfish’ and ‘here’s Your Christmas Album’. In the 2000s, he released the albums ‘Now That’s Awesome’, ‘Cheap Drunk: An Autobiography’, ‘Here’s Your Sign Reloaded’, ‘A Decade of Laughs’, ’15 degree Off Cool’, and ‘Aged and Confused’. In 2007, he was nominated for the Grammy Award in the category of Best Comedy Album. His other albums are ‘Ultimate Laughs’ and ‘Them Idiots: Whirled Tour’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of an artist who has released many comedy albums in his career? Apart from successfully releasing albums he has also done many television shows and has acted in movies. He has got a net worth of over $45 million from his illustrious entertainment career. He has also released many singles like “Blue Collar Dollar”, “Here’s Your Sign”, “Now That’s Awesome”, “I’m a Cowboy”, “It’s Hard to Be a Parent”, and “Shoulda Shut Up”.
Bill Engvall is a very hard working person who has given his best to the world. He began his career by doing many odd jobs. Today he is a popular name in the entertainment world and has got many fans.