Facts of Jerry Seinfeld
|Full Name||Jerry Seinfeld|
|Birth Name||Jerry Allen Seinfeld|
|Profession||Actor and Comedian|
|No Of Children||3|
|Filmography||Top Five,Bee Movie|
|Education||Massapequa High School - Main Campus|
|Date of Birth||April 29,1954|
What Is The Net Worth Of Jerry Seinfeld?
Jerry Allen Seinfeld, better known as Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer, and director. He is one of the richest comedians in the world amassing a massive net worth of $950 million as of 2019. He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in one of the most popular sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld.
He, at heart, is a stand-up comedian and after his Seinfeld career, he only appeared on minor roles in TV shows and movies. Besides that, he has also produced and directed several movies.
Net Worth Details: His Salary, Earnings And Income Sources
Jerry Seinfeld began his comedy career in 1976, doing stand up in New York's Catch a Rising Star. His acting career started in 1980, playing a minor role of a delivery boy in the TV show Benson. In the starting phase of his career, he had a cameo appearance in SNL like actors Chris Pratt, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Jennifer Aniston to name a few.
Seinfeld created The Seinfeld Chronicles, later renamed Seinfeld with Larry David in 1988 for NBC. By its fourth season, the show became the most popular and successful sitcom on American television. The final episode aired in 1998, and the show has been a popular syndicated re-run.
The show earned $3.1 billion worldwide, $400 million accounting for its reruns only. By the time the sitcom was over, Jerry already collected a net worth of $267 million.
|Movies and TV shows||Box Office|
|Jerry Before Seinfeld||n/a|
|Bee Movie||$287.6 million|
|Comedians in Cars getting Coffee||n/a|
He is the host of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee earning $750,000 per episode. He also recently made a $100 million move to shift the whole show to the streaming platform, Netflix. His other Netflix original film, Jerry before Seinfeld earns based on the number of times the film is streamed.
After his Seinfeld career, Jerry returned back to New York to make a stand-up comeback rather than expanding his acting career in Los Angeles. He also earned $10 million from his Microsoft ads with Bill Gates. Forbes reports his earnings at $32 million per year. His latest income reports show that he earned $69 million in between June of 2016 and 2017.
Likewise, he was also listed at 83rd position in the "2019 celebrity 100 earnings" list by Forbes with a total of $41 million coming in the given year. His wealth is expected to increase in the coming years.
Earnings From Syndicated Deals
Along with his active career as a host, Jerry also has a passive source of income. The stand-up comedian collects a decent sum of money from his lucrative deals.
To be precise, Jerry is the stake owner in Seinfeld, and still receives a certain cut for the rerun of the sitcom.
Since the premiere of the sitcom, the show is said to have earned $3 billion that brings in $400 million for the namesake owner Jerry Seinfeld. Talking about her earning and the show's status, CNBC noted:
As one of the show’s creators, he gets a cut of the show’s lucrative and ongoing syndication deals. Those deals are estimated to have brought in over $3 billion since 1995. Seinfeld’s cut comes to about a whopping $400 million over that time period.
Jerry has 1 million followers on Instagram. It can be estimated that he earns in between $2000-$3500 from each sponsored Instagram post.
Assets, Cars, House, Lifestyle, And Expenses
Jerry Seinfeld owns a $32 million mansion in East Hampton, New York which he bought from Rocker, Billy Joel. The massive 12-acre estate includes a large manor house with its own pool and garden, a guest house, the main pool, a barn, and a baseball diamond that Seinfeld added shortly after moving in.
He is a car enthusiast similar to Matt LeBlanc and has a massive car collector with over 40 cars in his collection. Most of his wheels are classic European exotic supercars.
Some of his prized possessions are:
$6 million 1955 Porsche 550 RS
$450,000 2000 Porsche Carrera GT prototype
1964 Aston Martin DB5 Coupe, valued at $4.5 million
1976 Lamborghini Countach
1969 Lamborghini Miura
1966 Porsche 911 sold for $275,000
1960 Volkswagen beetle auctioned to charity for $120,000
Charity Work And Endorsements
Jerry supports Andre Agassi Foundation For Education, Exploring the Arts, Stand up For a Cure among many others. Other celebrities that support these causes are Bruce Springsteen, Conan O'Brien, and Jimmy Fallon. He also donated the amount raised from his car auctions to charity.
Besides that, he along with his wife also conducted a gala, whose earnings directly proceeded to Children's charity.
He was endorsed by Billy Cosby Bio but recently he among other stars pulled off the endorsement. The reason most likely is because of the rape allegations against Billy Cosby.
He was also featured in a Microsoft ad but further details of his endorsements are not available.
Tax And Insurance
Jerry's tax and insurance details are not public information. Considering his net worth, it can be assumed that he pays huge sums of taxes based on the state's laws. Like any other celebrity, he probably has met all of his insurance needs.
Tax and Insurance have always been a topic for his stand-up comedy routine. In one of his episodes of Seinfeld, he faced tax allegations from the IRS for a fake donation to the victims of Krakatoa eruption in 1985.
Jerry Seinfeld's Relationship, Kids And Family
Jerry Seinfeld was born on 29th April 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, USA to parents Kalman Seinfeld and Betty Seinfeld. He grew up in Massapequa, New York and attended Massapequa High School on Long Island. He attended the State University of New York and graduated from Queens College with a degree in Communications and Theatre.
In his earlier days, Jerry dated fellow comedian Carol Leifer who was his inspiration for his Seinfeld character, Elaine. When he was in his late 30s, Seinfeld had a four-year-long romantic relationship with a high school student Shoshanna Lonstein who was 17 years old when they began dating. For obvious reasons, the relationship didn't work out.
In 1998, Seinfeld met Jessica Sklar at the Reebok Sports Club and they began dating. After Sklar's divorce with her previous husband, Eric Nederlander, she married Seinfeld in December of 1999.
The couple has been married since and has 3 children. Their daughter Sascha was born on November 7, 2000, and their sons Julian Kal and Shepherd Kellen were born on March 1, 2003, and August 22, 2005, respectively.
All of their children were born in New York City. Jerry lives with his family in the $38 million dollar mansion, he bought with his wife in 2000.
Jerry stands at a height of 180 cm or 5 feet 11 inches. He is 65 years of age.