|Net Worth||$950 Million|
|Born||April 29, 1954|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Comedian|
What is Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth? Is he on Forbes list? We have some answers. Seinfeld makes serious money. was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 29, 1954.
When Seinfeld was eight-years-old, he began researching stand-up comedy. He watched all the comedy shows and studied techniques of some of the greatest comedy legends. After high school, he studied communications and theater at Queen’s College, City University of New York.
After graduating in 1976, he made his stand-up debut at an open mic night. He worked the comedy circuit hard for a few years before making an appearance on The Tonight Show in 1981. Like Bill Gates to technology and Beyonce to singing, Jerry Seinfeld was very good standup comedy. During the 80s, he became one of the most popular stand-up comedians in the country.
In the late 1980s, NBC asked him to develop a sitcom. Jerry Seinfeld called up his friend (and fellow comedian) Larry David to help. They created Seinfeld, which premiered in 1989.
The show was a massive hit. It ran for an incredible nine seasons before airing its series finale in May of 1998. It was still the highest-rated show when it went off the air. NBC reportedly wanted more seasons of the show, but Jerry thought it was time to end it.
After ending Seinfeld, Jerry was pretty much free to do whatever he wanted. He went back to performing stand-up and went on a handful of national tours. In 2007, he co-wrote and co-produced the animated comedy, Bee Movie. In 2012, he started the web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The early seasons were released on Crackle before moving to Netflix in 2017.
Jerry has been married to Jessica Sklar since 1999. They have three children together. As we mentioned above, Seinfeld is/was one of the most popular sitcoms of all time, and it made Jerry an extremely wealthy man.
Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is $950 million, which means he could be a billionaire by 2020. This is all because of Seinfeld. In 2013, revenue from reruns of the show had reached a staggering $3.1 billion. In 2015, Hulu purchased all 180 episodes of the sitcom. Some reports suggest they paid $1 million per episode.
And thanks to being the co-creator of the show, Jerry earns the majority of the money from the show’s syndication deals. Without a doubt, Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is more than Jay Z, but he still has a ways to go before he reaches Warren Buffett’s level of wealth