American Comedy Awards, USA winner for Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic, Jeff Dunham is one of the renowned American ventriloquist and stand-up comedian in the world. He has also appeared in several television shows like Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show, and many more.
Childhood, Parents, Education
Jeff Dunham was born on 18th April 1962 in Dallas, Texas, the United States of America. The actual information related to his biological parents is unknown, and Howard Dunham and Joyce raised him. Jeff is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Standup comedian, Jeff became ventriloquist since 1970 after he received his Christmas present as Mortimer Snerd dummy.
He began studying more on this topic, and also issued a book related to ventriloquism from the library. He then practicing it an hour each day and then also attended Vent Haven ConVENTion.
Jeff performed in front of 100 of the audience when he was still in his teens. While attending Baylor University, he also earned a salary of $70,000 annually by performing all over the country. He first appeared on television in 1976.
He then appeared in The Tonight Show starring as Johnny Carson. He got a breakthrough in his career in 1985 after making his appearance in Broadway show Sugar Babies.
Till the date, Jeff has appeared in over dozens of televisions shows like Hot Country Nights, Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, 30 Rock, Sonny with a Chance, Big Top Scooby-Doo!, Jeff Dunham: All Over the Map, Mune: Guardian of the Moon, and many more.
Unsuccessful Marriages & Relationship With Wife
Talking about Jeff Dunham' personal life, he is married twice in his life. Jeff was first married to Paige Brown. He met her for the first time at the Comedy Corner, and they eventually started dating since 1992.
After dating for around two years, the pair got married on 19 May 1994. As a married couple, they became parents to three children. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2010.
Since 2009, he had a romantic relationship with Audrey Murdick. Audrey Murdick is a nutritionist as well as the personal trainer. They got engaged at the end of 2011, and they got married on 12 October 2012. They are blessed with two children. Jeff has five children in total; three daughter and two sons.
As of 2018, Jeff Dunham' net worth is reported to be around $120 million. He earns in between $15 million to $30 million per year.
Social Media Profile
Jeff is pretty active on social media. He is active on both Instagram and Twitter. He has over 668k followers on Instagram and over 545k followers on Twitter.
He gives regular updates about his life via his social media.
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