Jeff Garlin Biography

Published On Feb 02, 2016
Facts of Jeff Garlin
Date of Birth: 1962 , June-5
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Jeff Garlin
Birth Name Jeffrey Todd Garlin
Nick Name Jeff
Father Gene Garlin
Mother Carole Garlin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Comedian
Net Worth $ 5 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Light brown
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Breast Size 36C
Waist size 32 in
Hip Size 32 in
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 65 kg
Famous for Film, television, stand-up
Married Yes
Married to Marla Beth Garlin (m. 1994
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Working For Movies and TV shows
Face Color White
Education The Second City
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show Repeat After Me
Siblings Andrew Kress, Kevin Kress
Salary N/A
Awards Streamy Awards
Religion Christian
Boyfriend N/A
Neck Size 9.1
Movies Laggies
Special Title Pretty Little Liars
Affair with Ariana Grande,Ashley Argota (2009-2010)
Girlfriend Jasmine Richards (2005-2008),
Music Group Warpaint (2004 – 2008)
Sisters Amy
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
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In 1994, Jeff got married to Marla Beth Cahan.  Marla Beth Cahan is a casting director and she is also a well known actress. As a married couple, they have been parents twice.

When Jeff was eight, he attended a comedy show where Jimmy Durante was the main performer. After seeing his performance, he was influenced by his humorous acts. As a child he joined Melzer Elementary School where he was also active in several sports but due to the Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome he quit sports. Later he attended Nova High School and graduated from there in 1980. Then he got enrolled at Broward Community College and finally University of Miami where he majored in film. As he was interested in comedy, he dropped out from there and began his stand up career. In 1984, he performed in The Second City. He made his acting debut in 1983 from the movie, Spring Break but this role was minor one. In 1989, he appeared in the TV series Roseanne. For his role in The Goldbergs, he earned the salary of $60,000 per episode. His net worth is said to be around $5 million.

Jeff Garlin

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Born in Chicago, Illinois

1962

Die hard, Chicago Bears fan Jeff Garlin was born as Jeffrey Todd Garlin in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Carole Garlin and Gene Garlin. He is an American and is Jewish. He is six feet and one inch tall. 

Induced an interest in comedy

1971

When Jeff was eight, he attended a comedy show where Jimmy Durante was the main performer. After seeing his performance, he was influenced by his humorous acts. His mother was also an active member of Community Theater.

Graduated from Nova High School

1980

As a child he joined Melzer Elementary School where he was also active in several sports but due to the Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome he quit sports. Later he attended Nova High School and graduated from there in 1980.

Began his acting career

1983

He made his acting debut in 1983 from the movie, Spring Break but this role was minor one. He played the role of Gut Gut in this movie. In 1989, he appeared in the TV series Roseanne. 

Began his stand up career

1984

After his high school graduation, he got enrolled at Broward Community College and finally University of Miami where he majored in film. As he was interested in comedy, he dropped out from there and began his stand up career. In 1984, he performed in The Second City.

Appeared in the movie, Straight Talk

1992

In 1992, he appeared in the movie Straight Talk where he starred the role of Bob. He also appeared in the movie Hero that year. The following year, he appeared in the movie RoboCop 3 and it was followed by Little Big League.

Appeared in the television series, Curb Your Enthusiasm

2000

Jeff Garlin is an actor, comedian, author and voice artist from United States. He is popular for starring the role of Jeff Greene in the TV series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. He is also well known for starring his role in the TV series, The Goldbergs.

Published his first book, My Footprint

2010

Besides acting and being a standup comedian, he has also established himself as a writer. He is also a great author. He published his first book, My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World on 23rd of February 2010.

Married to Marla Beth Cahan

1994

In 1994, Jeff got married to Marla Beth Cahan. Marla Beth Cahan is a casting director and she is also a well known actress. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. They are still married and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Won PGA Awards

2003

Till now, he has been nominated in PGA Awards for six different times and out of these six nominations he has been honored twice. He was honored with this award for the first time in 2003 for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy.

Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

2002

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. He has also been nominated in this award several times but he has not been honored with this award once. He won this first nomination in this award in 2002 for Outstanding Comedy Series.