Louie Anderson Net Worth


Louie Anderson, the famous American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and game show host, had a net worth of $10 million at the time of his death. He enjoyed a long and extremely successful career in comedy, earning various accolades and hosting popular shows throughout his lifetime.

Key facts:

  • Louie Anderson was an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and game show host.
  • He earned a Primetime Emmy for his performance as Christine Baskets on the FX series 'Baskets' (2016–2019).
  • Louie Anderson hosted the game show 'Family Feud' from 1999–2002.
  • He had more than 40 acting credits to his name, including films like 'Coming to America' (1988) and 'Sandy Wexler' (2017), and TV series like 'Chicago Hope' (1997) and 'Scrubs' (2001).
  • Louie also published books, including 'Dear Dad: Letters from an Adult Child' (1989) and 'Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too' (2018).

Basic Information About Louie Anderson

Full NameLouie Anderson
CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Comedians
ProfessionsActor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Author, Voice Actor, Comedian
Net worth$10,000,000
Date of birth1953-03-24
Place of birthMinneapolis
Date of death2022-01-21 (aged 68)
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksGap between his front teeth
Nasally, Minnesota accent
Broad, stocky frame
FatherAndy Andrew
MotherOra Sherman
Height5 ft 6 in (1.7018 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Instagram β†—οΈŽ Twitter β†—οΈŽ Facebook β†—οΈŽ Youtube β†—οΈŽ Imdb

What Movie Awards did Louie Anderson win?


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Louie Anderson awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Daytime Emmy - Outstanding Special Class Animated ProgramNomineeLife with Louie1999
Daytime Emmy - Outstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWinnerLife with Louie1998
Daytime Emmy - Outstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWinnerLife with Louie1997
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeBaskets2018
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesWinnerBaskets2016
Critics' Choice TV Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesWinnerBaskets2016
Gold Derby TV Award - Comedy Supporting ActorNomineeBaskets2017
Gold Derby TV Award - Comedy Supporting ActorNomineeBaskets2016
Satellite Award - Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionNomineeBaskets2018

Louie Anderson roles

Movie / Series Role
Coming 2 AmericaMaurice
Coming to AmericaMaurice
Ferris Bueller's Day OffFlower Deliveryman
Sandy WexlerTestimonial
Cloak & DaggerTaxi Driver #2
Young SheldonRalph 1 episode, 2020
ScrubsLouie Anderson 1 episode, 2001
Search PartyBob 5 episodes, 2020
Ally McBealTherapist 1 episode, 2000
Life with LouieWriter
Life with LouieAndy Anderson (Dad) / ... 39 episodes, 1994-1998
JoeyLouie Anderson 1 episode, 2005
Chicago HopeLouie Lickman 1 episode, 1997
Love & WarJames the Cat 1 episode, 1995
Perfect StrangersLou Appleton 1 episode, 2006
BasketsChristine Baskets 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Half & HalfLouie 1 episode, 2005
The TalkSelf 1 episode, 2020
Expedition UnknownSelf 1 episode, 2020
V.I.P.Homeless Person 1 episode, 2001
The Late Show with Stephen ColbertSelf / ... 3 episodes, 2017-2018
Nash BridgesRichard Reynolds 1 episode, 2001
CBS News Sunday MorningSelf 1 episode, 2018
Grim & EvilBurt 1 episode, 2006
The Daily ShowSelf - Guest 1 episode, 1999
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf - Comedian 6 episodes, 1992-2013
Grace Under FireDr. Andy Lewinson 1 episode, 1994
Remington SteeleBingham 'Bing' Perret 1 episode, 1986
ConanSelf - Guest / ... 5 episodes, 2017-2021
Drunk HistoryWinston Churchill 1 episode, 2016
The Maury Povich ShowSelf 2 episodes, 1996
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest 3 episodes, 1995-1999

Louie Anderson's Movie/Shows Salary

Movie / Series Salary
Family FeudΒ (1999)$1,500,000

Louie Anderson's Quotes

  • [on his immense weight] My first words were "Seconds, please". Most kids in kindergarten napped on a little rug. I had a braided 9 x 12.
  • [in 2002, commenting on the revised Family Feud (2002) with Richard Karn succeeding him as the host] My prediction is that the show's off the air within a year.
  • I hope I'm not on E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 'til I'm dead.

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Interesting Facts about Louie Anderson

  1. Is the tenth child out of eleven children.
  2. Formerly worked as a counselor at a home for abused children.
  3. In 1981, met comedy legend Henny Youngman, and began writing one-liners for him.
  4. Lived in Las Vegas during most of his career, but now lives in Los Angeles
  5. 30 September 2003 - Recovering in an LA hospital for treatment of an undisclosed heart problem.
  6. Shortly after the attacks on New York City of 9-11-01, Louie came up with the idea that they do a special NYC police vs. firemen week for the show, the prize money going to the NYPD and FDNY Widow's Fund. Louie put his own personal money to start a pot at the beginning of the week -- $75,000.
  7. When ABC's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) hit the air, Louie thought it would be a good idea to raise the Family Feud (1999) jackpot from $10,000 to $20,000. He got his way, and Family Feud's ratings went up as a result. The jackpot had been $10,000 for many years.
  8. Enjoys butter.
  9. Had said that he did not even like his sitcom, The Louie Show (1996) due to all the changes CBS made to it.
  10. Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 137, pages 2-3. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
  11. Shot the pilot episode of the popular 80s/90s sitcom, Perfect Strangers (1986). Louie played the role of "Larry", alongside Bronson Pinchot, who played "Balki". Believing Bronson and Louie did not have the right chemistry, Louie's part was recast for the series, and played by Mark Linn-Baker.
  12. In 2000, Anderson was blackmailed by a man threatening to reveal to tabloids that Anderson allegedly approached him in a California casino requesting sexual acts in 1993. Fearing the story would threaten his starring roles in two family-oriented series, Louie initially paid a large amount of extortion money, but when the blackmailer's demands increased, Louie went to the police. The man was arrested and sentenced to 21 months in prison.
  13. The Real Ghostbusters (1986) character, "Dr. Ray Stantz", was based on his voice and appearance, Dan Aykroyd's appeal to the occult and technical know-how and John Belushi's comedic delivery.
  14. In a 2002 episode of E! True Hollywood Story (1996), he stated that, after being chosen to host the 1999 revival of Family Feud (1999), he wanted the blessing of original host Richard Dawson. For that reason, the studio invited Dawson to make a guest appearance on the premiere episode and "pass the torch" to Anderson, but Dawson declined the invitation.
  15. The Palace Station Hotel and Casino opened the Louie Anderson Theater where Louie performs 5 nights per week. [August 2010]
  16. Friends with Steve Harvey.
  17. Louie Anderson was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category for his role as Mrs. Baskets in Baskets (2016), but lost to Henry Winkler from Barry (2018).
  18. Parents were Louis William Anderson (1901-1980) and Ora Zella Anderson (1912-1990).
  19. In 2016, He won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series playing Christine Baskets on Baskets (2016).
  20. In 1997, He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for playing Louis Anderson and Andy Anderson on Life with Louie (1994).

Additional information of Louie Anderson

Lucky Number9
Lucky StoneDiamond
Lucky ColorRed
Best Match for MarriageLeo
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBrown

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