Carol Leifer - Famous Television Producer

Carol Leifer Net Worth


Famous American comedian, writer, producer and actress Carol Leifer has a net worth of $6 million. She has accomplished major breakthroughs in her career producing and writing for television series such as The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live and Seinfeld.

Key facts:

  • Carol Leifer is an American comedian, writer, producer, and actress with a net worth of $6 million.
  • She started her standup career in college during the 197s and got discovered by David Letterman in the 80s performing at a comedy club.
  • Carol wrote many successful Hollywood scripts including The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live, and Seinfeld.
  • She wrote an autobiographical book titled, When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win, where she details her experiences of self-discovery and coming out as gay.
  • Carol is now engaged to her partner, Lori Wolf and they both share a $3.2 million home in the Santa Monica hills. They adopted a son named Bruno in 2007, and they announced their engagement on the Howard Stern show in April of 2014.

Basic Information About Carol Leifer

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor
Net worth$6,000,000
Date of birth1956-07-27 (67 years old)
Place of birthEast Williston
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseRitch Shydner - (1981 - 1987)Β (divorced)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Carol Leifer win?


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Carol Leifer awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
WIN Award - Outstanding Show Produced by a WomanNomineeDevious Maids2015

Carol Leifer roles

Movie / Series Role
An American PickleSusan Greenbaum
Bee MoviePress Person #1 (voice)
Funny PeopleCarol Leifer
Desperately Seeking SusanParty Guest
Modern FamilyWriter
Will & GraceNancy 1 episode, 2006
B PositiveWriter
B PositiveWriter
Saturday Night LiveWriter
Saturday Night LiveReporter / ... (uncredited) unknown episodes
Curb Your EnthusiasmWriter
Curb Your EnthusiasmCarol 1 episode, 2009
Rules of EngagementWriter
Rules of EngagementOther Shopper (uncredited) unknown episodes
The Larry Sanders ShowWriter
SeinfeldBarbara - Bank Employee / ... 1 episode, 1995-1996
Better Late Than NeverWriter
Watch What Happens: LiveSelf 1 episode, 2014
The Ellen ShowWriter
The Ellen ShowWriter
The Ellen ShowWriter
The Daily ShowSelf 1 episode, 1998
The Golden PalaceMeredith 1 episode, 1992
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf / ... 6 episodes, 1992-2009
Devious MaidsWriter
The Oprah Winfrey ShowSelf 1 episode, 2006
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest 4 episodes, 1995-1998

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Interesting Facts about Carol Leifer

  1. Attended Binghamton University
  2. In 1993, she became a story-editor and, eventually, a co-producer on the Seinfeld (1989) show.
  3. Is still performing stand-up comedy, as of 2005.
  4. Is the basis for the Seinfeld (1989) character Elaine Marie Benes.
  5. Lives in Santa Monica with her partner Lori Wolf.
  6. She had her bat mitzvah in 2004.
  7. Has a brother named Marv.
  8. Has been in a relationship with Lori Wolf since 2002.
  9. Has an adopted son with her girlfriend Lori Wolf - Bruno Leifer-Wolf (b.January 17, 2007).
  10. Release of her book, "When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win". [2009]
  11. Carol won the Best Screenplay and Best Comedy Short Awards for her film "Writer's Block," at the 2016 Williamsburg Independent Film Festival.
  12. The Williamsburg Independent Film Festival awarded Carol the 2016 Best Screenplay Award for "Writers's Block," which was also named Best Comedy Short.

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