Zach Galifianakis Net Worth in 2019: How did the stand-up comedian, actor, and singer attain fame and wealth during the course of his career? Read on as we reveal secrets behind his wealth and fame.
Who is Zach Galifianakis?
Zach Galifianakis is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for his role as Alan in the comedy movie The Hangover Trilogy. He started out as a comedian in New York before moving to Los Angeles.
Galifianakis is known for his unique brand of comedy which has gotten him roles on diverse comedy shows.
He is also the host of many award-winning shows and has been awarded the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program.
Zach Galifianakis Net Worth in 2019 is $20 million. Read on to find out more about him.
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Date of Birth||October 1, 1969|
Childhood and Education
Born Zachary Galifianakis on the 1st of October 1969 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina to parents Harry and Mary Frances of Scottish and Greek ancestry. Zach has two siblings a brother named Greg and a sister named Merritt.
Galifianakis had his basic education at an elementary school before studying at Wilkes Central High School. After High School, he got admitted to study communication at North Carolina State University. During his time at the university, he worked and taught waltz a form of dance to make some money for himself. Finally, he dropped out to pursue his career.
After leaving college, he got the opportunity to be a writer for the popular program Saturday Night Live though it lasted for just two weeks. From there on, he got minor roles in films such as Heartbreakers, Largo and Bubble Boy.
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His career progressed and he made appearances in Comedy Central Presents and created a talk show on VH1 in 2002 titled Late World with Zach. He began making appearances in music videos as he featured in the music video of Fiona Apple’s song Not About Love. In 2007, popular star Kanye West hired him to feature in the music video of his song Can’t Tell Me Nothing.
Together with Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn and Maria Bamford went on a comedy tour as they performed in at different clubs. He got his first major role in the 2008 movie Visioneers.
Galifianakis created Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis where he interviewed top celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Bradley Cooper, Andy Dick, William Farrell, and Justin Bieber. Videos of the interview can be seen on the website Funny or Die and on YouTube.
As an actor, his biggest role to date was playing as Alan Garner in The Hangover Trilogy. Other movies he has featured in include A Wrinkle in Time (2018), Masterminds (2016), and Due Date (2010).
A Breakdown of his Net Worth
His Net Worth as of 2019 is $20 million which he amassed from his profession as a comedian and actor.
His most notable movie The Hangover Trilogy reportedly earned him $5 million. He has also featured in other movies which have earned him thousands if not millions of dollars.
As a comedian, he has organized shows, go on tours that earned him some money. He owns a farm in Sparta.
Information about his houses and cars isn’t available, but we will keep you updated as soon as possible.
Galifianakis got married to Quinn Lundberg in 2012. They welcomed their first child, a boy on the 7th of September 2013. Their second son was born in November 2016.
In 2014, Galifianakis together with Sarah Silverman teamed up to raise $20,000 to help financially help women who want to have an abortion.
He has a kind heart as he provided a house for an elderly homeless woman and also became friends with her.