How much is Janeane Garofalo worth?
|Net Worth:||$10 Million
|Date of Birth:||September 28, 1964|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Janeane Garofalo
Janeane Marie Garofalo was born on September 28, 1964 and is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer with an estimated net worth of $10 million. Garofalo was born in Newton, New Jersey. While studying history at Providence College, Garofalo entered a comedy talent search sponsored by the Showtime cable network, winning the title of “Funniest Person in Rhode Island”. She used to read off her hand, which was not successful in subsequent performances.
In 1992, Garofalo joined the cast of the FOX sketch comedy series The Ben Stiller Show. It was canceled after one season, but Ben Stiller cast Garofalo in his directorial debut, the Gen-X comedy Reality Bites. The movie was a modest hit, and Garofalo’s brand of irony and self-deprecation won audiences over. She was quickly becoming a household name.
She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live during the 1994-95 season, but left due to differences with the producers. Garofalo is an outspoken political comedian. In 2004, she began hosting her own radio show, The Majority Report, on the left-wing Air America Radio.
In 1996, she got her first leading role in the romantic comedy The Truth About Cats and Dogs. She subsequently had lead and supporting roles in films like The MatchMaker (1997), Cop Land (1997), Clay Pigeons (1998), Mystery Men (1999), Dog Park (2000), Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and others. In total, Garofalo has over 50 film credits to her name.
Garofalo also popped up as a guest star on a number of TV series, including Seinfeld, NewsRadio, The King of Queens, The Sopranos (playing herself and others. In 2005, she began a recurring role on the political drama The West Wing, and in 2008 she joined the cast of 24 as an FBI agent.
Garofalo admitted during a 2012 reunion of The Ben Stiller Show that she drunkenly married writer Rob Cohen. Apparently they didn’t realize that the marriage was legal and were therefore married without knowing it for some 20 years.
In 2017 Garofalo starred in the comedy-drama series, Gap Year. As of 2023, Janeane Garofalo’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million. Garofalo continues to appear regularly within New York City’s local comedy and performance art scene.