Jim Jefferies or Jim Jeffries is a very famous stand-up comedian from Australia who came to public notice in 2007. He is also a writer, political commentator, and actor. He is the host of the show called ‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ on Comedy Central. He is also known as the creator and star of the TV series ‘Legit’ on FX. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of Jim Jefferies in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Born as Geoff James Nugent, Jim is the son of a substitute teacher. He was born in 1977 in Australia’s New South Wales. His father used to work as a maintenance worker as well as a cabinetmaker. He spent his childhood in Sydney but later moved to Perth for education.
He went to the St. Ives High School. Following that, he attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts to study classical music and musical theatre. After receiving his degree, he went to Sydney but only to move to the United Kingdom.
Jim Jefferies is an atheist. He was previously in a relationship with Kate Luyben, who is an actress. In 2012, the couple welcomed their son, Hank. But Luyben is not the only woman whom this comedian has dated. He was also known to have been in a relationship with Ginger Gonzaga, who is an American actress. As per reports, he is currently single.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 2004, Jim Jeffries appeared in the television series, ‘The Last Chancers’. Following that, he was seen in ‘Comedy Cuts’ in 2007. In 2013, he appeared as a priest in the television series, ‘Tainted Love’. That same year, he proved that he was beyond comedy and went on to become the creator, writer, and executive producer of ‘Legit’. He has guest appeared in the series ‘Bad Judge’ and ‘The Librarians’. He has been hosting and executive producing ‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ since 2017. This has earned him a nomination for the Writers Guild of America Award in 2018.
In films, he was first seen in a movie in 2014. He then starred as Charlie in the 2016 movie ‘Punching Henry’. The following year, he appeared as Tommy in ‘Killing Hasselhoff’. He has also done many stand-up comedy specials for television like ‘I Swear to Gold’, ‘Contraband’, ‘Jim Jefferies Alcoholocaust’, ‘Fully Functional’, ‘Bare’, and ‘Freedumb’.
He has released many comedy albums in his career. Jim’s first album ‘Hell Bound’ was released on a CD format in 2008. That same year, he came up with ‘Contraband’. In the next year, the comedian released ‘I Swear to God’. His other albums are ‘Freedumb’, ‘Bare’, ‘Fully Functional’, and ‘Alcoholocaust’. He is also known to have work in radio and has done many works with Comedy Central and Netflix.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much would be the net worth of a comedian who has appeared in films and television? He has also released many comedy albums and performed many comedy specials. In the course of his career, he has been able to make a net worth of over $6.5 million. The main source of his income is from his television career. He is a commercially successful comedian who has also hosted shows and has also produced them. He has acted in films and is popular not just in Australia, but in the United States, United Kingdom, and many other countries.
Jim Jefferies is a very talented person. He became a popular name in a very quick span of time. In the course of his career, he has ventured from a comedian to an actor and writer. He has also hosted shows and produced them.