About Gilbert Gottfried
It has been reported that the overall amount of Gilbert Gottfried net worth is as high as 6 million dollars. He has accumulated his net worth through his careers as an actor, voice actor and comedian. Gilbert Gottfried’s trademark is known to be speaking in a loud voice and squinting. Gilbert Gottfried can be recognized from a variety of movies and TV shows as well as voiced characters, such as a parrot lago in Disney’s production of “Aladdin”. Also, he voiced Digit in the production for children called “Cyberchase”. Thus, being a voice actor has added a lot of success to Gilbert Gottfried net worth. Until 2011, Gilbert Gottfried was also the one, who voiced the character of Aflac Duck.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, there, he also started his career as a stand-up comedian. At that time, he was only 15 years old. Few years later, he became a huge star in the comedy circuit in New York and he even got a nickname of “the comedian’s comedian”. In 1980, Gilbert Gottfried was chosen to be a regular cast member of the TV show “Saturday Night Live”. During his time in this show, Gilbert Gottfried net worth increased a lot.
In 1992, Gilbert Gottfried got several appearances on TV as well, which was in TV series called “The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys”. Also, he still worked as a voice actor and voiced characters in TV shows, including “Ren and Stimpy” and “The Fairly OddParents”. In the same year, he got his biggest role as a voice actor, when he was chosen to voice a parrot lago in the Disney’s animation “Aladdin”. This role made him a huge star, as well. When Gilbert Gottfried was asked how he prepared for voicing the parrot, he stated that he got so much into this role that he even moved to South Africa and was living amongst trees.
In addition, Gilbert Gottfried also worked as a host of the TV show called “USA Up All Night” between the years 1989-1998. In addition, he was acting as a guest star on the show called “Hollywood Squares”. Talking about this show, he might be remembered from one episode, when one round of play lasted for more than half an hour. Thus, all these appearances as a TV show star as well as voice actor increased the total sum of Gilbert Gottfried net worth a lot.