Facts of Zach Galifianakis
|Full Name||Zach Galifaianakis|
|Birth Name||Zachary Galifianakis|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Harry Galifinakis|
|Mother Name||Mary Frances Galifinakis|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Awards,BOFCA Award|
|Filmography||The Hangover,Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis,Due Date|
|Education||Wilkes Central High School|
|Date of Birth||October 1,1969|
American actor Zach Galifianakis is a two-time recipient of the Primetime Emmy Awards for his show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. He is popular for playing the character of Alan in The Hangover trilogy, starring Bradley Cooper.
Zach came into light from the show Comedy Central Presents and has since starred in movies like Due Date, The Campaign, The Lego Batman Movie, and the Academy Award-winning film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
How much is Zach Galifianakis' Net Worth?
The American comedian has an estimated net worth of $30 million which he amassed from his career as a host for Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, and from the films that he has acted in.
His salary from the film The Hangover Part II, featuring Bryan Callen and Liam Neeson, was $5 million. He also earns well from his endorsement deal with Cover Girl, but the actor hasn't disclosed the money he made from the deal.
Zach is the owner of a restaurant named Fat Galifianakis Burger and a football team Wilkesboro Angels. The Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards has his own line of perfume named Zach Galifianakis Seduction and a Vodka called Pure Wondergalifianakis.
Zach resides in Los Angeles, California, where he purchased an 833 sq ft home in December 2002 for $566,000. He is also said to own a house in Venice, Italy.
There is no information regarding the cars sitting in his garage, but he has been spotted to be riding around in a Vespa LX125, which can be bought for $1,200.
Donation against Abortion
With co-star Sarah Silverman from the show A Night of a Thousand Vaginas, Galifianakis helped raise $20,000 to fund the Texas Abortion Fund. The money was raised in response to Texas House Bill 2, which forced a majority of abortion clinics to shut down.
In the documentary Queen Mimi, it was revealed that the American comedian had been friends with an 80-years-old homeless woman, for whom he also bought an apartment close to Santa Monica laundromat.
Box Office Success
As of 2019, Zach's movies have grossed over $1.64 million at the box office with an estimated average earnings of $78.2 million per movie.
He has appeared in the role of Alan in The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, and The Hangover Part III, which earned $467.5 million, $586.8 million, and $362 million, respectively.
He has acted alongside Robert Downey Jr., and Jammie Foxx in Due Date ($211.8 million), in The Campaign ($104.9 million) with Will Ferrell, and in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), with Emma Stone and Edward Norton, which earned $103.2 million.
Between Two Ferns
Between Two Ferns sees Zach as nervous and unprepared talk show host where he interviews Hollywood celebrities.
The Jewish actor was born as Zachary Galifianakis on 1st October 1969 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the United States. He is the son of Harry Galifianakis and Mary Frances Galifianakis and has a brother named Greg and a sister called Merritt. Zach is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed (Scottish and Greek).
As a child, he attended the Wilkes Central High School and later enrolled at the North Carolina State University from where he completed his majors in communication.
The 50-years-old actor is married to the co-founder of the Growing Voices charity, Quinn Lundberg, since August 2012. The pair have two sons born in September 2014 and another born in November 2016.