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JERRY SEINFELD’S BIOGRAPHY

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Jerry Seinfeld is a very talented stand-up comedian. He is also an actor, a writer, a producer and a TV director. He is one of the best in his field.

He is globally recognized for some of his productions. Some examples are the 2007 Bee Movie and the reality series that aired in 2010 called The Marriage Ref.

Currently, he is said to be the wealthiest actor. His net worth is set at $950 million, almost a billion dollars. With such achievements, I think it’s important we find out the secret behind this.

The Stand-up comedian was born in New York where he also went to high school. He had a lot of events in his early career days and even got sacked at some point, but he didn’t let it weigh him down.

He has his own show at this very moment and it’s arguably the most popular sitcom show in America. That’s a pretty wonderful bounce back if you ask me.

In this write-up, we would be profiling one of the most hilarious comedians we have in America. From his biography, to how old he is to his children, we would be discussing all of that in here.

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SOME QUICK FACTS ABOUT THE COMEDIAN

  • Birth name: Jerome Allen Seinfeld
  • Date of birth: 29/04/1954
  • Age: 65
  • Nickname: Little Jerry
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, NYC
  • Estimated Net worth: About $950 million
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)
  • Nationality: American
  • Relationship Status: Married

Jerry Seinfeld Biography

Jerry Seinfeld was born in the city of New York, Brooklyn to be precise. Jerry’s father served in the 2nd World War. His name is Kalman Seinfeld and he was a big fan of jokes.

His mother, named Betty Seinfeld had Mizrachi Jewish descent. All these diversity in backgrounds make the comedian who he is today.

He grew up in Massapequa, another side of New York City. He attended the High School in the environs of Long Island. His humanitarian attributes started to manifest when he was only 16.

He started volunteering and helping those in need. Jerry spent a lot of time in Kibbutz Sa’ar, this place is in Israel. After he graduated from high school, he enrolled at the State University of New York and got in.

He didn’t stay long at the university. This is because he transferred to Queen’s College in the City University of New York.  He finished from the institution with a good degree in theatre and communications.

His interest in standup comedy career started when he was in college. After a long while, Jerry Seinfeld gained an interest in the stand-up comedy business. It continued to increase and started making turnovers.

Allen also did some performances in some College TV Productions and this generated more income for him. With time, it turned into a passion for the actor.

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LITTLE JERRY’S Career

After he finished college, he started trying out for jobs in his field. After all efforts seem futile, he went back to perform in the small clubs. He continued working there until a breakthrough came through for him. This happened in the year 1976.

That year, he got the opportunity to be a part of the HBO Special called Rodney Dangerfield. Many of his fans loved his act, and he really impressed everyone. This earned him a little role in Benson.

In the series, he acted as Frankie. This Frankie was a delivery guy who does his things in a very funny way. After a while, he got fired from the program. Differences in creativity must have been the reason for him getting fired.

Jerry didn’t have negative statements about the whole incident. He just said that he wasn’t told about it the right way. This didn’t stop the actor in any way from continuing on his dreams.

Sometime in September 1987, he started his first Stand up show that airs for about an hour live on HBO. Two years after that, he got an agreement with NBC which entails creating a sitcom.

He teamed up with his partner Larry David on that one. It was in that same year, 1989 that he started The Seinfeld Chronicles for the NBC Channel. This period was really encouraging in his career.

The name of the Show was later changed to avoid clashing with another sitcom show whose name was pretty similar. By the fourth season of the Show, it had become very popular. At a point, it was called the most successful show on American TV.

How old is Jerry Seinfeld?

Due to his popularity and influence in the world of comedy, Jerry Seinfeld’s age is usually a topic of discussion. He was born on the 29th of April, in the year 1954.

He is currently 65 years old.

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His Girlfriend

The comedian was in a relationship with Carol Leifer earlier on in his life. She was also a comedian. Carol was an inspiration for Elaine, who is a character in his Show.

So many people thought they would get married and start up a family because of the chemistry they had. Well, it didn’t exactly go that way. After a while, they broke up and everything ended.

Jerry Seinfeld Wife

He met Jessica Sklar in 1998 at the Reebok Sports Club event. At that time, Jessica was still married to Eric Nederlander. They had just come back from their honeymoon in Italy.

Jessica divorced her husband afterwards. Nederlander was a producer and the face of his family that owned a lot of theatres.

Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Sklar started dating and got married on Christmas in 1999. One year after they got married, Billy Joel put his house in Amagansett, Long Island up for sale.

The couple heard about it and bought it from him for $32 million. The couple confirmed it only after the buying process was made public. They made it their home and they still live there up until now.

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Does Jerry Steinfeld have kids?

Yes, he has three children with his wife, Jessica. They have two boys and one girl child. Jerry Seinfeld’s daughter is named Sascha. She was born on the 7th of November in the year 2000.

Their second child which is their first boy child is called Julian Kal. He was born in 2003. They had their second boy child on August 22, 2005. He is called Shepherd Kellen. All his kids have beautiful looks, thanks to their parent’s genes.

Is Jerry Seinfeld the richest actor?

Jerry Seinfeld is on the top of the list. He is actually the wealthiest actor, now worth $950 million.

Jerry Seinfeld net worth

Jerry has a great career as a comedian. His current net worth is estimated to be about $950 million. Due to his progressive career, his net worth seems to be on steroids.

Opportunities keep springing up from the corner and it’s working out pretty well for him. His fans can’t seem to get enough of him and his jokes. His wonderful productions and films are also masterpieces.

It is quite obvious that Jerry would continue to do better as time goes by.

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