Originally posted on June 27, 2019 @ 3:24 pm
Kathy Griffin is a famous comedian and actress known mostly from her appearances on Bravo’s My Life on the D-List. She was also ranked as one of the top 50 funniest women alive back in 2007 by Oxygen. However, her success at times has her knocking on the wrong doors. Case in point is the numerous controversies like the recent president Trump debacle that almost crippled her career. Nevertheless, the comedian knows how to spring back; so read on for Kathy Griffin’s updated net worth and career.
Who is Kathy Griffin? Her Career Info
Griffin is the last born in her family of four siblings with half of them deceased by cancer. She was raised by her mother Mary Margaret and her beloved father John Patrick, who died in 2007 of heart failure at 91 years old. Nonetheless, her career in comedy started in her very own household when she entertained her family members and neighbors with numerous stories.
However, professionally Kathy’s career gained grounds when she first became part of The Groundlings, an improv comedy group in LA in the 80s.
The decision to pursue an acting career got met with massive resistance from her parents’ side, but eventually, they gave in. With the considerable measure, Griffin lined up a series of performances and television appearances from there.
They included other comedy scenes, stand up specials as well as her first film breakthrough on the horror, The Unborn. Others were roles on television series like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, On the Television, Civil Wars, Dweebs and countless more. Mind you these are only during the 90s.
On the other hand, the start of the 21st Century saw her career rise further up with her HBO specials.
Moreover, she also got more deals with NBC to play in Suddenly Susan, hosted The View, countless shows and even got an on and off segments with CNN.
Kathy’s ambitions and career resulted in an Emmy and Grammy Award in 2014 for Best Comedy Album after six nominations. She also wound up in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of aired TV specials on any network.
The comedian’s work got a memoir on My Life on the D-list, which became one of New York’s Best Sellers. She also embarked on a Worldwide comedy tour from 2017 to 2018 after hosting the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards.
However, the actress’ most epic scene was her controversial video of Donald Trump on her Instagram and Twitter accounts. She appeared to be holding a severed head of the current president clean off from the neck all bloody with gore.
The little fiasco saw a half of her performances canceled as well as her deal with Squatty Potty which created a dent on her net worth.
Luckily for the comedian, managing her finances had always been her strong suit; after that coming out stronger after issuing an apology.
Kathy Griffin Net Worth in 2019. $30 Million
After processing all her work in Theatre, Film, as well as hosting jobs, we came down to a figure on Kathy Griffin’s net worth at $30 million.
Moreover, she’s also made significant contributions to the success of her career as a screenwriter, television, and film producer. Overall, the entertainment industry has been good to her with fans pouring in to buy her books from her work as an author.
Houses and Cars Details.
Amidst her fight for gays rights, Griffin has also been always open about her battle with the mortgage. Consequently, she purchased a $10.5 million house in 2017 in cash. Moreover, 2019 saw the sale of one of her homes in Hollywood Hills for $4.49 million.
Her former neighbors were the Kardashians up in Bel, Air. Her $30 million net worth is also inclusive of her II Piccolino silver blue Maserati Quattroporte which goes for about $100K.
|Name||Kathleen Mary Griffin|
|Net worth||$30 million|
|Profession||Actress, stand-up comedian|
|Birthdate||November 4th, 1960|