Zach Galifianakis is an American actor, comedian, and writer who was born on October 1, 1969, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. He grew up in a Greek-American family with two siblings and attended Wilkes Central High School.
Zach Galifianakis Biography
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Galifianakis began his career as a stand-up comedian in the late 1990s, performing in clubs and on television shows like “Comedy Central Presents” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” He gained wider recognition with his role as Alan Garner in the hit comedy film “The Hangover” in 2009, which earned him a MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.
He has also appeared in several other films, including “Due Date,” “The Campaign,” and “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Galifianakis has also lent his voice to animated films like “Puss in Boots” and “The Lego Batman Movie.”
In addition to his work in film and television, Galifianakis has continued to perform stand-up comedy, releasing several comedy albums and specials, including “Live at the Purple Onion” and “Between Two Ferns: The Movie.” He is also the co-creator and host of the web series “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis,” which features celebrity interviews conducted in an intentionally awkward and confrontational style.
Galifianakis is known for his distinctive sense of humor and deadpan delivery, as well as his willingness to tackle controversial topics and push boundaries in his comedy. He has been praised for his work as both an actor and a comedian, and has won multiple awards throughout his career.
Zach Galifianakis Wife
Zach Galifianakis married his longtime girlfriend, Quinn Lundberg, in August 2012. Lundberg is a co-founder of the charity organization, Growing Voices, which helps promote community-based solutions for poverty in developing countries.
They have two children together, a son born in 2013 and a daughter born in 2016. Galifianakis is known to be very private about his personal life and rarely discusses his family in public.
Zach Galifianakis Net Worth
Zach Galifianakis’ net worth is estimated to be around $30 million. Much of his wealth comes from his successful career in comedy, film, and television. He has appeared in many commercially successful films such as “The Hangover” trilogy, “Due Date,” and “The Lego Batman Movie,” among others. He has also hosted and produced the Emmy award-winning web series “Between Two Ferns” and has released several comedy specials and albums. Additionally, he has worked as a voice actor in animated films and TV shows. Galifianakis is known for his unique and edgy comedic style, which has helped him build a loyal fan base over the years.