Janeane Garofalo, an American actress, voice artist, stand-up comedian, and writer, started from the stand-up comedy and later rose to fame as a cast member on the shows, The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and Saturday Night Live, later appearing in more than 50 movies including The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer. Her net worth values over millions, as of 2019.
Janeane Garofalo’s Biography
Janeane Garofalo was born Janeane Marie Garofalo on September 28, 1964, in Newton, New Jersey, to parents, Carmine Garofalo and Joan Garofalo. She is an American by nationality and belongs to a mixed (Italian and Irish descent) ethnic background.
Grew up in a conservative Catholic family, her mother was a secretary in the petrochemical industry while her father was an executive at Exxon, an oil and natural resources company. Her mother died of cancer when she was 24.
In her early days, she moved to different places including Ontario, California; Madison, New Jersey; and Katy, Texas, among other places. Among all the places she traveled, she disliked the life in Texas because of heat, dampness, and the accentuation on beauty and sports in secondary school.
What’s Janeane Garofalo’s Age?
Janeane’s age, as of 2019, is 54; she shares the zodiac sign Libra, making her personality to be imaginative, romantic and diplomatic.
Where did Janeane Garofalo go to High School?
Garofalo attended Providence College, where she studied history. While at the college, she entered a comedy talent search supported by the Showtime cable network, winning the title of “Funniest Person in Rhode Island”.
With a dream to earn a slot on writing for the TV show, Late Night with David Letterman, she became a professional standup comedian after graduating from the college with degrees in History and American Studies. Her early days were quite struggling, working briefly as a bike messenger in Boston.
Janeane Garofalo’s Career Goals, Fame, Success
The multi-talented artist debuted back in 1991, from the film Late for Dinner. She played an uncredited role as a cashier in the movie. It starred Brian Wimmer, Peter Berg, and Marcia Gay Harden, among others.
The following year, she made her first appearance on television. She played various characters in the 13 episodes of The Ben Stiller Show. That year, she had a long-running role as Paul on an American TV sitcom The Larry Sanders Show.
The stunning actress appeared as various characters om an American late-night live TV show, Saturday Night Live in 1994. She made her appearances on the show for 14 episodes until 1995. Later, she appeared on the shows like NewsRadio, Mr. Show with Bob and David, and TV Nation.
Making her special appearances popular shows such as HBO Comedy Half-Hour, The Sopranos, and Two and a Half Men, Janeane, most recently, appeared as the main voice role a 2018 American stop motion animated TV series, The Shivering Truth.
Coming to her film roles again, following her debut, she has played in the movies like The Cable Guy, Cop Land, Half Baked, Mystery Men, The Guitar, and Love Hurts.
As of 2019, she starred alongside Daniella Pineda and Austin Amelio, in the film Mercy Black portraying Dr. Ward.
All things considered, Garofalo co-composed New York Times bestseller with Ben Stiller in 1999, entitled Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction. Also, she wrote her HBO Comedy Half-Hour along with comparable appearances and projects.
Not just that, she co-wrote in touch with certain portrayals on The Ben Stiller Show, composed a scene of the TV series Head Case, and composed and coordinated a 2001 short parody entitled Housekeeping.
Besides, Janeane has given her voice in the movies and TV shows Mighty Fine, Duckman, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, and The Chris Rock Show.
What Is Janeane Garofalo’s Net Worth at Present? How Much Does She Earn from Her Acting Career?
The veteran artist possesses the net worth of $10 million (as per Celebritynetworth), as of June 2019. From more than three decades of experience in the entertainment field, the actress has made around millions of dollars.
Well, she makes an average of $30 thousand to $50 thousand from her acting career while, as a voice artist, stand-up comedian, and writer, she would have made an impressive amount ranging to thousands of dollars.
Janeane has not yet disclosed about her other properties, houses, and cars but, looking at her earning and lifestyle, it can assume that she owns a luxurious house and cars.
Janeane Garofalo’s Personal Life & Relationship History: Is She Married or Single at Present?
Moving to her personal life, well, the American beauty is single, as of June 2019, following her separation from her former spouse, Canadian actor and writer Robert Cohen.
The ex-couple got married back in 1991, in Las Vegas, in a private ceremony that ended with a separation.
She later disclosed it was intended to be a joke, thinking the marriage was not restricting except if it had been documented at a nearby courthouse. It was found later when Cohen attempted to really wed another person, that the marriage was undoubtedly lawful. The association was disintegrated in 2012. Apart from that, she has not been in any kinds of relationships and affairs.
Janeane Garofalo’s Age, Height, Body Measurements
Age: Janeane Garofalo is 54 years old, as of June 2019.
Height: She stands tall at a height of 155 cm or 5 feet.
Weight: Janeane weighs around 57 kg or 123 lbs.
Body Measurements: The actress has an attractive body size that measures 34-25-30 inches.
Hair Color: She has long black hair.
Eye Color: Garofalo’s eye color is dark brown, which is a perfect match for her beautiful face.
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