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Zach galifianakis, career, personal life and net worth

Zach Knight Galifianakis, an American actor, Stand up comedian, and writer, was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on October 1, 1969.

Galifianakis is popularly known for his hit Comedy Central show, which appeared during 2001. He is also known for hosting many popular comedy events.

Galifianakis has now become a household name after his scene-captivating role in the movie- ‘The Hangover.’

He is also known to have starred in many other popular movies like, ‘Due Date,’ ‘Dinner for Schmucks,’ ‘The Campaign,’ ‘Up in the Air, ”The Lego Batman Movie’ and ‘ Masterminds.’

Zach Galifianakis’ salary and his net worth have increased since he has started to work as a producer of  ‘ The Chris Gethard Show,’ which features on Truvtv.

As of 2020, Zach Galifianakis’ net worth is evaluated at around $25 million.

Early life

Zach Galifianakis was born in the year of 1969 on October 1 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States of America.

He was a student of Wiles Central High School. He later dropped out of University and shifted to New York, where he performed his first show at a restaurant,  known as’ Hamburger Harry’s.’ After sharpening his skills in New York, he then moved on to Los Angeles, where he expected his ludicrous brand of comedy would be welcomed in a better way. He then continued to act in many films and on television as an unconventional stand-up artist, he evenand toured around small clubs throughout the country to gain more experience.


Zach Galifianakis, an American actor, and a comedian got his mainstream success for his appearance in the film –’The Hangover’  during 2009. After this, he started to get featured in many films like- ‘ Visioneers,’ ‘  Hangover Part II,’ ‘ Puss in Boots,’ and many more.

In the year of  1997, he acquired further exposure for his MTV comedy show, and then in the year of 1999, he went to achieve his first role in the film-‘The King and Me’.

He became one of the unique comedic performers to refine the stage throughout the early 2000s.

He invariably displayed his  considerable inventiveness with his debut roles in films like-‘ Bubble Boy.’

And ‘Heartbreakers,’ during the 2000s.

Alongside this, he also presented his talk show known as’ Late World with Zach’, which featured on the VH1 network in the same year.

In the year of 2003, he played a recurring role on the supernatural drama series Tru Calling, and since then he continued to act in several stand up comedies, like ‘The Comedians of Comedy,’ in the year of 2007, which offered him with more publicity.

Galifianakis then ushered into another regular role on the famous Comedy Central Show, also as the co-host of the brief simulated news program, popularly known as ‘Dog Bites Man’.

During the year of 2008, he conducted a short-lived web-based show for Absolut Vodka. In the following year, he brought out his interview-based interview show, ‘Between Two Ferns, ‘which was later hosted on the famous comedy site ‘Funny or Die,’ by Will Ferrell’s. In this five-minute clip shows, Galifianakis awkwardly interviewed many celebrities.

 Then in the year of 2009,  he ushered to play one of the most popular roles in the hit comedy, known as ‘The Hangover,’ where he was featured alongside Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms. This movie won a Golden Globe for best musical comedy in the year 2010.

  In that same year, he had played a small and impressive role in the Oscar-nominated George Clooney film, known as ‘Up in the Air.’

Among his other accomplishments,  Galifianakis starred in the FX comedy series Baskets, where earned an Emmy nomination in the year of 2017. His recent accomplishments include the release of the film version known as’ Between Two Ferns’ on Netflix in September 2019.

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