An Australian comedian with the potential to make everyone smile Jim Jefferies is known for creating and starring in the FX sitcom Legit from 2013–2014. 41-year-old Jim appears in Comedy Central's late-night comedy The Jim Jefferies Show since 2017.
Although Jim's married life with his actress wife Kate Luyben ended miserably, his professional career success never went down. Known for the usage of his profane language in his comedy Currently, Jim Jefferies is enjoying the net worth of $5 million. Learn more about Jim Jefferies career, earnings, and net worth.
Born as Geoff James Nugent, Jim was initially known as Jim Jeffries but changed his name to Jim Jefferies to avoid confusion as there was already an American performer of similar name.
Even though he was in the scene of stand-up for a while, it was when he got attacked onstage while performing at Manchester Comedy Store in 2007 that he was able to receive international attention.
The video of him getting attacked was incorporated into his comedy routine. He was able to further grow his career through his debut HBO Special, I Swear to God.
He eventually gained exposure finally finding himself amid a number of offers from various shows. And not to mention, he has performed in numerous shows and festivals which includes; Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Just for Laughs Festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Glastonbury festivals and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals.
Jefferies was the star, creator, writer and executive producer of his show Legit. The show premiered on 17 January 2013 on FX and a second season was also made. However, the series could not achieve a long-term success and was canceled after two seasons.
He has experience of working in movies like Me and My Mates VS the Zombie Apocalypse, Punching Henry Charlie, and Killing Hasselhoff.
Jim Jefferies Freedumb Trailer
Jefferies has also worked with Netflix and released a Netflix special, Freedumb, in July 2016.
Having appeared in an episode of Nevermind the Buzzcocks with Noel Fielding, Jim also starred in the Unusual Punishment Tour with new material and is currently working on Comedy Central on The Jim Jefferies Show.
Over the course of his career, Jefferies has been steadily climbing the ladder of success. His demand in stand-up shows has also risen along with his career. He has also been doing his show in the Comedy Central which all suggests that he is bringing hundreds of thousand dollars.
His estimated net worth in the year 2018 is $5 million.
In June 2018, Jim reportedly bought 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms house spreading in 5,384 square feet. The house situated in Studio City, California was picked by the comedian paying $3.15 million.
Previously, Jim owned a 3,500-square-foot Mediterranean villa in the Mount Olympus neighborhood. His former house was valued at $1.25 million when he bought it in 2012.
Jefferies loves to live his life a certain way and has his interest and hobbies. He does not like to own Matchbox cars like BMW or Mercedes but prefers Ferraris, Porsches, Mustangs, Camaros, and Challengers. One of the cars that he used to own in the past was a 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8.
Probably, there is more of Jim's property empire to come up. Let's wait for the day.
In the past, Jefferies used to be in a relationship with Ginger Gonzaga, who is an actress and a writer known for her work in Ted. His relationship with Ginger came to an end as the two split up without any details disclosed.
After his relationship to Ginger, he was in a relationship with the actress Kate Luyben who became his wife. The couple has a son together who is named Hank born on November 6, 2012.
However, the couple eventually ended up their relationship and as their wedding details, the reason for their split is kept secret. Also, the former duos have not confirmed their divorce settlement too.
Even after separation, Kate and Jefferies are alleged to have a good relationship.
Stay tuned for more updates.