About Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and television producer, most famous for playing a semi-fictional comic version of himself in a situation comedy Seinfeld. The show was written and created by Jerry in cooperation with Larry David. It became the most popular TV show of all times, attracted more audience than any show before and earned Jerry a lasting fame and fortune. Jerry Seinfeld net worth is estimated to be around $750 million dollars.
Jerry was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Both of his parents were of Jewish descent and Jerry himself spent some time volunteering in Kibbutz Sa’ar, Israel. He studied communication and theater in New York City University and got a bachelor degree from there. Seinfeld first climbed on the scene during his college years in 1976. He appeared as a standup comedian in Catch a Rising Star, later at Rodney Dangerfield HBO. In 1979 he got a small role in a situation comedy Benson, but pretty soon got fired. The breakthrough in his career came up in 1981 after he appeared in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
That night he made a strong impression not only on the audience, but also on John Carlson, the host of the show. Afterward Jerry became in-demand comedian, regularly appearing on various TV shows, including the famous Late Night with David Letterman. This is when Jerry Seinfeld net worth began to grow.
Jerry reached the peak of his career at the end of the 80s, when his show The Chronicles of Seinfeld appeared on the blue screens. The show was aired for almost ten years, leading to enviable growth in Jerry Seinfeld net worth. His incomes remained at impressive heights ever since. In 2006 he earned $100 million, $60 million more in 2007, around $85 million in year 2008, 2009 and additional $145 million during the next two years. These fortunes came not only from his job as a comedian. For example in 2008 Jerry received $10 million for advertising Microsoft products.
It seems like after a long trail of bad romances (e.g. Jerry used to date a 17 year old girl when he was in his late thirties) Jerry has finally found peace and happiness in his personal life too. In the late 1990s Seinfeld married Jessica Sklar. The couple has been together ever since and is currently raising three lovely children. The whole family lives in a luxurious apartment with a view to the Central park in Manhattan. Besides his job and family Jerry loves cars. With 46 of them, including Porsche 959 worth $700.000, Seinfeld has one of the largest and most impressive collections of cars. With all this estate Jerry Seinfeld net worth is calculated to be well over $700 and still growing. It looks like Seinfeld is on the high way to becoming a billionaire!