How much is Ari Shaffir worth?
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||February 12, 1974 (age 48)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)|
About Ari Shaffir
Ari David Shaffir is an American actor, comedian, podcast, and producer. He’s best known for producing and presenting the Skeptic Tank podcast. Concurrently with appearing in films and stand-up specials such as The Fax, Inappropriate Comedy, Keeping Up with the Joneses, and Double Negative, he also hosted several podcasts like Punch Drunk Sports and The Joe Rogan Experience.
As a comedian Ari has become successful in podcasts, films, and television series. His career began in 2000 immediately after he received his bachelor’s degree. At that time, he attended a number of stand-up comedy venues and competitions in order to improve himself and his comedy skills.
Ari Shaffir is famous because of his many works in the entertainment business. He was born on February 12, 1974, in New York City, New York. He is the son of Nat and Merryl Shaffir, a Jewish family of Romanian descent. His father was born in Iasi, Romania, and was a Holocaust survivor that emigrated to Israel. During the Holocaust, he Hebraicized his surname to Shaffir and moved to America. His mother, on the other hand, is also Jewish but she was born in Atlanta.
After his birth, Ari’s family moved to North Carolina where he was raised. In the 1980s, he attended the Rockville High School, where he studied about sacred texts in a yeshiva in Israel. Following his high school graduation, he enrolled at the Yeshiva University in New York City but later transferred to the University of Maryland. While attending university, he played on the NCAA golf team and was one of the lowest-ranked athletes on the team. In 1999, he earned his degree in English Literature from the Maryland University.
As soon as he moved to Los Angeles, he began receiving recognition for his highly praised performances. In 2006, he landed his first role in the documentary Road Dog. From his performances on the stand-up comedy shows, he earned an estimated net worth close to $50 thousand.
By the end of the 2010s, Shaffir finally received a lot more acting opportunities. He had brief and supporting roles in the series Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, The Kevin Nealon Show, Your Mom’s House, and The Green Room with Paul Provenza. At that time, he also began receiving a lot more attention and a wider audience thanks to his viral video series The Amazing Racist.
Starting in 2009, he began hosting the monthly live show This Is Not Happening alongside Eric Abrams that debuted as web series in 2013 and two years later began airing on Comedy Central. From that show alone, it’s estimated that he was able to build his net worth to about $275 thousand.
Over the course of his relatively short career, Ari Shaffir has taken part in several films and series – The Fax, Inappropriate Comedy, Keeping Up with the Joneses, and Minding the Store. Lately, he has been part of well-received documentaries and series such as Jeremy Vine, The Comedy Store, 25 Sets, and Regardless.
Being a comedian, as well as actor, television presenter, and writer is the what makes Shaffir so successful. His career really hit its peak in the early 2010s when he began working for multiple films and shows at the same time. As a writer, he has contributed to the television series and documentaries Just for Laughs, The Naughty Show, Laugh Factory, and the aforementioned This Is Not Happening.
Concurrently with writing and producing most of the episodes of the aforesaid series, he also made sporadic appearances in them. Over the past decade, he has produced several of his own stand-up specials – Double Negative, and Paid Regular. Since 2010, he has been the executive producer, writer, and host of the podcasts Skeptic Tank, The Joe Rogan Experience, and Punch Drunk Sports.
Ari Shaffir is a rising star in the stand-up comedy world and a popular figure in podcasts and on YouTube. As of 2023, Ari Shaffir’s net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand dollars.
The comedian began his career in the 2000s right after he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. Since then, for the past 15 years, he has been constantly working in the entertainment business as both an actor, writer, comedian, television presenter, and producer in more than 50 different productions.