Facts of Neal Brennan
|Full Name||Neal Brennan|
|Birth Name||Neal Brennan|
|Profession||Comedian, Writer & Producer|
|Birth City||Villanova, Pennsylvania|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Education||New York University (drop-out)|
|Date of Birth||October 19,1973|
Neal Brennan, an American comedian, writer, director & producer's career achieved perks after he co-created & wrote for Chappelle's Show (2003- 2004), a Comedy Central series.
After working as a doorman at Boston Comedy Club, Brennan made his stand-up comedy gig in 1992 & later rose to prominence as a writer for Singled Out (1996), a dating game show and All That (1996- 1997).
Currently, Neal serves as host for The Approval Matrix (2014- Present) and is a contributor to The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2016- Present).
How Much Net Worth Neal Brennan Has?
Turned professional as a comedian since 1995, Brennan, over the course of 25 years, has seen a drastic rise in his career. According to Celebrity, the 46-year-old comedian has a net worth of $5 million as of March 2020.
The primary source of his wealth accumulation goes to prominence as a stand-up comedian & as a writer for comedy sketches.
Neal Brennan's got his career breakthrough after he co-created, co-wrote and co-executive produced Chappelle's Show in 2003 alongside Dave Chappelle.
So far, the American comedian records 22 writing credits & has 16 directing credits; he directed Chappelle's Show (11 episodes), Funny or Die Presents... (4 episodes) and Inside Amy Schumer (10 episodes).
A stand-up comedian in the United States earns around $45,000 per year, while in LA, an individual's comedy show can sum him $1,250 to $2,500 per week.
Sources report that a TV director with 5-9 years of experience pockets the salary of $50,000-a-year while ones with more years of experience as a director can grab the payroll in the 6-digit figure.
Breakthrough With 'Chappelle's Show': Career Journey To Success
In the early 90s, Neal transited from doorman to stand-up comedian at Boston Comedy Club, & later moved to the Los Angeles in the mid-90s.
There, he worked as a writer for Singled Out (1995) that followed his stints in the comedy sketch series All That (1996- 1997). Moreover, his writing career extended to films; he wrote for the 1998 movie Half Baked.
Later in 2003, Brennan's career saw a breakthrough after he co-created & co-wrote the comedy TV series Chappelle's Show.
Reportedly in 2004, the show received a $50 million deal to produce further 2 seasons, however, the departure of Dave Chappelle later resulted in the show's end on July 23, 2006.
The American comedian served as writer & director of the TV film Totally Awesome (2006) & then directed the 2009 film The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, produced by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy.
Even more, Neal made his acting debut in the 2010 film Get Him to the Greek; it grossed $91.3 million upon the budget of $40 million.
Since 2014, he works as a host in The Approval Matrix & also, is a contributor in The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2016- Present).
Did you know? Neal considers Chris Rock, Dave Attell, and David Juskow as his major influences.
Where Does Neal Live?
The 5 ft. 11 inches tall comedian & writer currently lives in his house in Venice, California, which he bought in 2010. Reportedly, the 3-story townhouse was listed with an asking price of $1.05 million.
Neal Brennan's Short-Bio:
Brennan was born on October 19, 1973, in Villanova, Pennsylvania, the USA, to an Irish Catholic family. The youngest of 10 children, Neal has 5 brothers & 4 sisters.
He lived in Wilmette, Illinois from 1978 to 1986, & later moved to New York to study in acting school of New York University. However, he dropped out & began working as a doorman in Boston Comedy Club (now-defunct).
Neal met David Chappelle there & befriend him that led the creation of the comedy TV series Chappelle's Show.
Is He Dating Currently?
No, the official report on Neal's dating story or girlfriend is yet to be out & is allegedly single for now. Also, he is never married nor has children.
An avid social media user, Neal has over 204K followers on Instagram while his Twitter followers count 406.3K as of March 2020.