Jeff Garlin is a comedian, actor, writer, director and producer from the United States of America. One of his most popular roles is in the comedy TV series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” where he plays the character of Jeff Greene. You may explore the life, career and net worth of Jeff Garlin in 2018 below.
Early Life & Biography:
Jeffrey Todd Garlin was born on June 5, 1962, in Chicago in Illinois, United States. His father Gene Garlin owned a business which was located in Morton Grove in Cook County but he passed away in 2011, and his mother Carole Garlin was more into community theatres.
Jeff Garlin was mostly grown around Morton Grove village in Cook County in Illinois. It is confirmed that he is the older sibling of 1 brother, Michael Garlin. The family moved to Florida after Jeff’s father sold his business when Jeff was around 11 years old. Jeff Garlin graduated from the Nova High School, and then went to the Broward College and the University of Miami where he studied film but dropped out.
Jeff Garlin has been married to the casting director and actress Marla Garlin “Marla Beth Cahan” since 1994. Jeff and Marla have two sons together, Duke Garlin who was born in 2000 and James Garlin was born in 1996.
For Jeff’s health problems, it confirmed that he has Diabetes mellitus type 2 AKA (type 2 diabetes). He also has a specific problem related to the electrical system of the heart called (Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome), and he had a surgery when he was in the 20s to correct that.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jeff Garlin began doing stand-up comedy shows at the university before moving back to Chicago where he performed with the comedy troupe “The Second City”. His debut directorial work is an episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, and his debut movie as a director is the romantic comedy “I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With”.
Jeff Garlin has a few awards wins and many nominations. His award wins including 2 PGA Awards for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television in Comedy for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” series. Jeff Garlin also received many Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for the same series.
Jeff Garlin’s 2018-2019 acting work including an animated comedy movie titled “Toy Story 4” which he previously worked in its earlier installments and more of the sitcom “The Goldbergs”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The comedian, actor, director, writer and producer Jeff Garlin has an estimated net worth of more than $7 million. He made his wealth from the salary and earnings he received for working in the acting industry. Jeff Garlin’s salary per episode of “The Goldbergs” sitcom is estimated to be $60 thousand.
Jeff Garlin is one of the century’s top American comedians. He has over 100 credited roles in movies and series as an actor, producer, director, and writer through which he has been achieving more and more success. Jeff Garlin has been living with his wife Marla Garlin for over a decade, and they have residences in Los Angeles and Chicago.