How much is Paul F. Tompkins worth?
|Net Worth:||$2.5 Million
|Date of Birth:||September 12, 1968 (age 53)|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Paul F. Tompkins
Paul Francis Tompkins was born on September 12, 1968 and is an American comedian, actor, and writer with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Paul F. Tompkins has been a staple of the Los Angeles comedy scene for years. He is known for his work in television on such programs as Mr. Show with Bob and David, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Best Week Ever, later renamed Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in September of 1968, Paul F. Tompkins always knew he wanted to be part of show business. A self-described “class clown,” Tompkins grew up watching Johnny Carson, Saturday Night Live and SCTV. In 1986, he began his professional stand-up career performing at The Comedy Works in his home town of Philadelphia.
In 1994, Tompkins moved out to Los Angeles and became a part of the comedy scene there. Shortly thereafter, he met comedian Jay Johnston and the two formed the sketch group The Skates. In 1996, he broke through on television (along with Johnston) as a cast member and writer on the HBO sketch show Mr. Show with Bob and David. Two years later, Tompkins had his own one-man HBO special called Driven to Drink. That same year, he became a contributor to (a pre-Jon Stewart) Daily Show.
In the 2000s, Tompkins became visible everywhere. He regularly performed stand-up around Los Angeles at clubs like Un-Cabaret, Largo and Comedy Death-Ray. In 2002, he started “The Paul F. Tompkins Show,” a moving variety show with comedians, sketch actors and musicians performed once a month. He also became recognizable as host of VH1’s Best Week Ever. In 2007, he released his first stand-up album, Impersonal.
Tompkins has been in drama films like There Will Be Blood and The Informant! and had a recurring role on the sitcom Rutherford Falls, in 2021. As of 2023, Paul F. Tompkins’ net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.