How much was Patrice O’Neal worth?
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand
|Date of Birth:||December 7, 1969|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Patrice O’Neal
Patrice Lumumba Malcolm O’Neal (December 7, 1969 – November 29, 2011) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio personality with an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. He was known for his stand-up comedy career and his regular guest appearances on the talk show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and the radio show Opie and Anthony.
Patrice O’Neal was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He began performing stand-up comedy on the East Coast in the early 1990s. In 2006, he became the host of Web Junk 20 on VH1, a weekly clip show spotlighting viral videos. He left the show after two seasons and was replaced by Jim Breuer.
His first stand-up special was a 30-minute One Night Stand for HBO in 2005. His first full-length comedy special, Elephant in the Room, was broadcast on Comedy Central in 2011.
O’Neal is a regular guest on The Opie and Anthony Show on SIRIUS/XM Satellite Radio. In October of 2011, Patrice O’Neal was hospitalized after suffering a stroke. He died a month later on November 29th.
O’Neal’s first appearance performing stand-up comedy on television was on The Apollo Comedy Hour.
He worked for a short time as a writer for World Wresting Entertainment. He was a regular guest on the short-lived Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central.
O’Neal had a small recurring role on NBC’s The Office as one of the warehouse workers, where he acted alongside fellow comedian Craig Robinson.
In 2007, he started his own podcast and web series called The Patrice O’Neal Show – Coming Soon!. He performed one of the voices for Grand Theft Auto IV.
He briefly hosted a dating advice show on satellite radio originally called Bitch Management, but which eventually came to be called The Black Phillip Show.
O’Neal appeared on the dais at The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen.
O’Neal died of a stroke resulting from his type 2 diabetes on November 29, 2011, at the age of 41. At the time of his death, Patrice O’Neal’s net worth was $500 thousand. Just one year before his death, O’Neal filmed his only hour-length comedy special, Elephant in the Room.
In 2021, Comedy Central released Patrice O’Neal: Killing is Easy, a documentary on O’Neal’s life and career.