Richard Jeni - Famous Comedian

Richard Jeni Net Worth


Richard Jeni was a famous American stand-up comedian and actor who had a net worth of $600 thousand. He was known for his roles in television series and films such as Platypus Man, Bird, The Mask, and Chasing Robert. Despite his successful career, Richard Jeni tragically passed away in 2007 at the age of 49 after battling depression.

Key facts:

  • Richard Jeni was a highly talented American stand-up comedian and actor.
  • He gained recognition for his role in the television series "Platypus Man" in 1995.
  • Richard Jeni appeared in several well-known films, including "Bird," "The Mask," "An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn," and "Chasing Robert."
  • He was featured in multiple acclaimed HBO specials, such as "Richard Jeni: Platypus Man," "Richard Jeni: A Good Catholic Boy," and "Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me."
  • Richard Jeni also starred in the Showtime specials "Richard Jeni: Boy from New York City" and "Richard Jeni: Crazy from the Heat."
  • He received numerous accolades for his comedic talent, including an American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic in 1993 and a CableACE Award for Stand-Up Comedy Special in 1994.

Basic Information About Richard Jeni

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Comedians
ProfessionsActor, Comedian
Net worth$600,000
Date of birth1957-04-14
Place of birthBrooklyn
Date of death2007-03-10 (aged 49)
NationalityUnited States of America
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What Movie Awards did Richard Jeni win?


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Richard Jeni roles

Movie / Series Role
Grey's AnatomyJimmy Shelton 1 episode, 2005
Modern FamilyJorie's Dad 1 episode, 2012
The West WingCongressman Cooper 1 episode, 2005
Desperate HousewivesPoliceman / ... 3 episodes, 2005-2008
Home ImprovementGreg 1 episode, 1999
7th HeavenOfficer Phil / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2006

Interesting Facts about Richard Jeni

  1. Comes from a very artistic family.
  2. On May 17th, 2004, he and Allison Janney became engaged. The couple broke off their engagement in November 2006.
  3. Lived in Seattle for 4 years before making the move to Los Angeles
  4. Undergraduate degree is in Sports Medicine
  5. Is an avid golfer and tennis player.
  6. Has adopted and rescued dogs in Los Angeles.
  7. Had a cat with Allison Janney. They named him "Pootie Tang".
  8. Favorite movies are Cinema Paradiso, Finding Neverland, You Can't Take It With You, and My Life As A Dog.
  9. Worked at The University of Pennsylvania Hospital as a research assistant

Richard Jeni Famous Network

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