Jeff Foxworthy | Biography
Jeff Foxworthy is a real versatility package for the entertainment world. Born as Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy on 6th September, 1958, he is a professional American slapstick comedian, actor, voice artist, radio & TV personality as well as an author. Atlanta, Georgia, United States born Jeff is the eldest child of his British parents’, Carole Linda (Camp) Foxworthy & Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy. All through the formative days, his mother was occupied with her daily domestics & her father served as an executive at an IBM company. He was raised within the old tradition of Southern Baptism, & remembers acknowledging Jesus Christ at the age of 7. As for his educational history, Jeff is the graduate of the Hapeville High School, following which he went to the Atlanta’s Georgia Tech; however left his study before graduating.
As a grownup boy, he started working at IBM in the maintenance of Mainframe computer, & was there for 5 long years. At the approaching of co-workers at IBM, Jeff entered & came first on the Great Southeastern Laugh-off, held at the Punchline comedy club in Atlanta, in 1984. His professional career in show business began in the year 1984, & gradually Jeff turned out as one of the audiences’ choice after landing an array of comedy acts on television. With the start of the mid 90s, Jeff came out with his own TV series entitled “The Jeff Foxworthy Show”. Later he appeared alongside Larry the Cable Guy & Engvall in numbers of Blue Collar TV specials, most outstandingly “Blue Collar TV”. Ever since the year 2007, the stand-up comedian has been hosting “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”, the Fox Network’s quiz show which aired formally from 2007 to 2009 & in syndication from 2009 to 2011. From 1999 April to 2009 December, Jeff as well hosted “The Foxworthy Countdown”, a countrywide syndicated radio program. For 3 different seasons, he has consequently been hosting the GSN Network’s Biblical themed US television game show “The American Bible Challenge”. The comedian has also branched out as a voiceover actor & has lent his voice to different character in noteworthy animated movies & series, such as “Racing Stripes” (2005), “The Fox and the Hound 2” (2006), “The Smurfs” (2011), “The Aviators” (2009), “The Smurfs 2” (2013), “Phineas and Ferb” (2012) & most recently, he is reported to be voicing the character Babe the Blue Ox in an impending computer animated feature movie “Bunyan and Babe”, scheduled to be releasing in 2015.
Jeff Foxworthy met Pamela Greg, his current wife in Atlanta, Georgia around the September of 1984. After a yearlong romance, the love birds ultimately walked down the aisle on 18th September, 1985. Few years anon to their marriage, the couple welcomed their first child into the world in 1992; it was a baby girl who was later named as Jordan. Their 2nd daughter named Julianne was born after 2 years in the year 1994. Though the prominent comic actor has not yet disclosed any of the official statement concerning the buzz, he was encountered to be hooking up with MNIP super Heroine Grace Baine all through the year 2009.
Aside his appearances on television shows & comedy programs, Jeff Foxworthy has also come out with 5 comedy albums, aired at different point of his career pro Warner Bros. Records, & one for the popular DreamWorks Records. He has even authored an array of books, counting the 1989 published “You Might Be a Redneck If …”, & too his autobiography, titled “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem!” released in 1996. Following few more journals, Jeff launched his original children’s book entitled “Dirt On My Shirt” in the February of 2008, traced out by the 2009 released “Silly Street” & 2010’s “Hide!!!”, both illustrated by the recognized Steve Bjorkman.
Celebrated for his marvelous attempts to the entertainment, Jeff Foxworthy is recently announced to be the owner of his total accumulated net worth 100 million USD, making him one of the top earning American standup comedians. Available on manifolds of the internet biography sites, the actor also holds personal accounts on social networking sites. Thus his admiring fans can easily follow him over them or can visit Jeff Foxworthy wiki for detailed information.
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