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Jerry Seinfeld

Comedian

Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld

Jerome Allen Seinfeld, widely known as Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He achieved his greatest fame by portraying a fictitious version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld.

Jerry Seinfeld | Early Life, Family, and Education

In Brooklyn, New York City, on April 29, 1954, Jerry Seinfeld was born. His father was of Hungarian origin, while his mother was of Syrian lineage.

Seinfeld was raised in Massapequa, New York, and graduated from Long Island’s Massapequa High School. When he was 16 years old, he visited Israel and worked at Kibbutz Sa’ar.

Seinfeld later enrolled in Queens College, City University of New York, after transferring from the State University of New York at Oswego after his second year. He earned a degree in theater and communications.

 

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Jerry Seinfeld | Career

As a college student, Seinfeld participated in several performances which inspired him to start a career in stand-up comedy.

He auditioned for various open mic nights in New York City and was chosen for the 1980 comedy Benson. Later, he lost his job.  Following his appearance on The Tonight Show in 1981, Seinfeld’s fame soared rapidly.

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In 1988, Jerry teamed up with former SNL writer Larry David to produce a television pilot for NBC under the working title “The Seinfeld Chronicles.” Eventually, 180 episodes of the renamed “Seinfeld” would air over the course of 9 seasons, and it is now regarded as one of the all-time greatest shows.

Also, he gained popularity from this show.

Since then, Jerry has worked as a stand-up comedian and appeared in a number of plays.

Additionally, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”, his ongoing 2012 web series, gained popularity on Crackle and Netflix.

 

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Achievements

Jerry Seinfeld has received various awards throughout the years, including the Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Jerry Seinfeld | Net Worth and Career Earnings

The stand-up comedian and actor, ‘Jerry Seinfeld’ has a successful career. His net worth is $1 Billion.

The sitcom “Seinfeld,” which has established itself as one of the most lucrative shows in television history in terms of syndication royalties, was largely responsible for Jerry’s wealth. 15% of the show’s backend equity points are owned by Jerry.

As a result, he not only received a sizable sum of money from his base salary while the program was in production, but he also gained a sizable sum of money from worldwide syndication sales in the years that followed.

Seinfeld’s syndication arrangements have so far generated several billion dollars, and in September 2019, Netflix paid $500 million to acquire the show’s five-year digital rights.

Additionally, Jerry’s annual revenue fluctuates between $20 and $50 million, largely based on his touring schedule. For the exclusive rights to his program “23 Hours to Kill,” he also received $20 million from Netflix in 2020. Between June 2019 and June 2020, he earned $50 million, in part thanks to his touring and Netflix contracts.

Real Estate

A 12-acre seaside estate in East Hampton, New York, was built by Jerry and Jessica in 2000, for a total of $32 million over three transactions. There is a 22-car garage on this property.

Additionally, in 2005, The Seinfeld family spent $4 million on a house in New York City. The full 19th floor of a skyscraper with views of Central Park is their primary residence in New York City.

Also, the pair invested $7.55 million in 2007 to purchase a 27-acre residence in Telluride, Colorado. They spent $2.3 million for an adjacent 17-acre property a year later.

Later, they placed the main residence for sale for $18.3 million in 2011. They temporarily removed the listing before relisting it for $14.95 million in March 2021. At the same time, a 17-acre property with a four-bedroom house next door was also listed for $2.775 million.

Additionally, the main 27-acre property was sold in February 2022 for $14 million.

Also, Jerry reportedly purchased a warehouse at the Santa Monica airport for $4.5 million in 2007 to store the vehicles he still keeps on the West Coast.

Later, in 2011, they bought a rather basic lake property in Vermont near Jessica’s homeland.

Car Collection

Jerry is one of the biggest private Porshe collectors in the world. Out of his total 150 vehicles, 45 of them are Porsches. Seinfeld has a large collection of vehicles, including Aston Martin, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, Bentley, 1959 Porsche RSK Spyder, a 1964 Porsche 911, a 1964 Volkswagen Camper “EZ Camper” Conversion, a 1983 Porsche 959, and many more.

 

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Jerry Seinfeld | Social Media

Instagram: 1.3M followers

Twitter: 4.2M followers

Facebook: 1.8M followers

 

Jerry Seinfeld | Body Measurements

Jerry Seinfeld is currently 68 years old. He stands at 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 76 kg. His measurements are 42-32-14 inches. He has a chest of 42 inches and biceps of 14 inches.

Jerry Seinfeld | Personal Life and Relationships

When Shoshanna Lonstein was still in high school and 17 years old and Jerry was 38, they started an infamous four-year relationship.

Jerry and Jessica met for the first time at a sports club a few months before Jessica Sklar was set to wed theatrical producer Eric Nederlander in 1998.

Three weeks after getting back from her honeymoon, Sklar moved in with Jerry and started the divorce process with her husband. A year later, Jerry and Jessica got married, and they’ve been together ever since. Together, they have three kids.

Seinfeld and his wife are dedicated to supporting charitable causes all over the world. They both founded GOOD+, an organization whose goal is to end family poverty by giving those in need of clothing.

Additionally, he established the Seinfeld Family Foundation to support children’s health and education.

Quick Facts

  • Real Name/Full Name: Jerome Allen Seinfeld
  • Nick Name: Jerry Seinfeld
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, United States
  • Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 April 1954
  • Age/How Old: 68 years old
  • Height/How Tall:  In Centimetres – 180 cm In Feet and Inches – 5’11”
  • Weight: In Kilograms – 76 kg In Pounds – 167 lbs
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Parents Name:  Father – Kalman Seinfeld
  • Mother – Betty Seinfeld
  • Siblings: Carolyn Liebling
  • School: Massapequa High School
  • College: Queens College
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Gender: Male
  • Social media Accounts:  Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status:  Married
  • Wife/Spouse Name: Jessica Seinfeld (m. 1999)
  • Kids/Children Name: Sascha Seinfeld, Julian Kal Seinfeld, Shepherd Kellen Seinfeld
  • Profession: Actor, comedian, writer, producer
  • Net Worth: $1 Billion

FAQs

What is Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth?

He is worth $1 billion.

What is Jerry Seinfeld famous for?

He is famous for his role in the sitcom “Seinfeld”.

What is Jerry Seinfeld’s wife’s name?

His wife is Jessica Seinfeld.

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Written by Aoife Jacobs

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