About Jim Gaffigan
It has been stated that the overall amount of Jim Gaffigan net worth today is as much as 6 million dollars. Jim Gaffigan has become famous because of his career as a comedian, actor and author. All of these careers have played a huge role when it comes to accumulating Jim Gaffigan net worth, as well. Jim Gaffigan was born in Illinois in 1966. In 1990, when he was 24 years old, Jim Gaffigan moved to New York City. His aim there was to work in an advertisement firm. However, he soon realized that his true calling was making people laugh and act.
In 1993, he appeared on TV for the first time when he was invited as a comedian to “Late Show with David Letterman”. David Letterman himself was so impressed by him that he helped him to continue his career as a comedian and actor as he developed a sitcom for him on his own production company called “World Wide Pants”. After that, Jim Gaffigan appeared in a variety of TV shows as a guest star, including “Sex and the City”, “That 70s Show”, “Ed”, “Law and Order” and “Third Watch”. These appearances made him more known and also added up to the total size of Jim Gaffigan net worth.
Jim Gaffigan’s popularity soon grew up and he had 2 million followers on his Twitter account. In 2012, his name was included in the list by Rolling Stone called 25 funniest people on Twitter.
In 2013, he debuted as a writer when his first book was released, called “Dad Is Fat”. During the first week of its sales, the book landed in the 5th place on the New York Times’ Best Seller List. It stayed in the list for three months. Thus, the sales of the book have also added up to the overall amount of Jim Gaffigan net worth. The book is compiled of essays which tell stories about his own childhood as well as giving advice on how to raise children.
In 2013, he signed a contract with Crown Publishing, which published his second book called “Food: A Love Story”, which was released in 2014. Thus, in addition to his career as a comedian and actor, he is also known as a writer. Also, it has been stated that he will have his own show called “The Jim Gaffigan Show” on TV, which is also expected to make his name even more popular.