Facts of Jim Jefferies
|Full Name||Jim Jefferies|
|Birth Name||Geoff James Nugent|
|Profession||Comedian, Actor, Author|
|Relation With||Kate Luyben|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||My Mates vs the Zombie Apocalypse,Punching Henry,Killing Hasselhoff|
|Education||Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts|
|Date of Birth||February 14,1977|
What Is The Net Worth Of Comedian Jim Jefferies?
Jim Jefferies owns a net worth of $9 million as of 2019. Creator and star of American FX sitcom Legit, Jim Jefferies is an Australian-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and political commentator.
He is popular for his works in Comedy Central’s show, The Jim Jefferies Show. In a similar way, he is also known for his work in films like Me and My Mates vs the Zombie Apocalypse, Punching Henry, and Killing Hasselhoff.
How Did Jim Jefferies Earn His Million Dollars?
Jim began his career as a comedian with short-form jokes. He achieved his international attention in 2007 after he was attacked on stage while performing at the Manchester Comedy Store.
The footage from the incident was incorporated into his act and can be seen on his 2008 DVD Contraband. As per Celebrity Net Worth, Jim Jefferies’ net worth is estimated at around $9 million as of September 2019.
The average pay range of an actor in the United States is $15.5k to $52k annually. In a similar way, an experienced comedian earns around $15k to $61k per year. Besides, Jim also earns from his book sales and show host.
The 42-year-old rose to the spotlight in 2009 after his debut HBO special I Swear to God. He then performed at numerous festivals like Just for Laughs Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Glastonbury Festival, and Reading and Leeds Festival.
Jim also performed on The World Stands Up, Comedy Blue and Edinburgh and Beyond for Comedy Central. In July 2016, Jim’s Netflix special Freedumb was released.
Following the release, he began performing The Unusual Punishment Tour with all-new materials. He also filmed his most recent comedy special ‘This Is Me Now’ at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on January 2018.
His tour was completed on 17 December 2018 with the final performance in Melbourne, Australia.
Acting Career: Movies & TV Works
Jefferies made his film debut from a low budget Australian feature film called Me and My Mates vs the Zombie Apocalypse. He played the role of Joel opposite Andy Trieu, Greg Fleet, Jackie Murray, and Matt Popp.
In 2016, he starred as Charlie in his second film Punching Henry. The following year, comedian Jim portrayed the role of Tommy in the action comedy film Killing Hasselhoff starring David Hasselhoff and Ken Jeong.
His upcoming film credit is an American animated film Extinct where he voiced characters. The film is set to release in 2020 and is directed by David Silverman, and stars actors like Matthew Bellows, Chad Michael Collins, and many others.
Legit And The Jim Jefferies Show
Jim wrote and starred in the comedy series Legit. The series first premiered on 17th January 2013 starring Dan Bakkedahl and DJ Qualls. The show received positive feedbacks, however, was canceled after two seasons.
On 3rd March 2017, Comedy Central announced The Jim Jefferies Show a new ten-episode weekly series starring Jim Jefferies. The show first premiered on 6th June 2017 and is running its third season.
Other Work Credits
From November 2010-2012, Jim co-hosted the podcast Jim and Eddie Talkin’ Shit alongside fellow comedian Eddie Ifft.
Legit star has appeared on comedy panel shows like Never Mind the Buxxcocks, Have I Got News for You, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Heaven and Earth Show, and Comedy Central’s @midnight.
Social Media Earnings And Philanthropic Works
Jim is followed by over 231k on Instagram, 470k on Twitter, and 596k on Facebook as of September 2019. His social media also aid up a decent amount of money to his wealth. As per IMH, his Instagram account pockets $681.5 to $1,152 per sponsored post.
Similarly, he pockets a hefty sum from his sponsorship and endorsement deals with big brands and ad campaigns.
The Jim Jefferies Show host is also involved in many charities and philanthropic works. He donated some of his DVDs and clothes in auction for charity.
Where Does Jim Jefferies Reside? Details About His House, Cars, And Lifestyle
Comedian cum actor Jim live in his brand new Studio City condo. The house stands at 5,384 sq.ft with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. He purchased the house for $3.15 million in 2018.
He also owns a 3,500 sq.ft condo worth of $1.255 million in Mount Olympus with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. He listed the house for rent for $9,600 per month in March 2019.
He Is a Huge Car Enthusiast
Jefferies rides around expensive cars like 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 worth of $11,995. His first car was 1980s Holden Gemini which cost him Australian $480. He also owns a Ford Laser which cost around $16,635, Mustang costing around $26,670, and BMW cars worth of $40,250.
Although his tax payment is not disclosed to the public yet, Jim pays around $24,980 for his Studio City house and $9,952 for his Mount Olympus house as the annual property tax.
Jim Jefferies’ Short Biography- Know About His Age, Height, Wife, And Child
Born Geoff James Nugent on 14th February 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He holds dual nationality (American-Australian) and has white ethnicity.
He went to Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts where he studied musical theatre and classical music. He is 42 years old at present and stands 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) tall.
Girlfriend, Wife, And Kid
The father of one Jim is currently single. Previously, he was in a relationship with actress Kate Luyben. Together the duo shares a son: Hank who was born in November 2012.
The couple dated for a few years before separating in 2012. Since then, Jim is not involved in any kind of serious relationships.