Jeffrey Michael Tambor was born on the 8th July 1944, in San Francisco, California USA, of Hungarian and Ukrainian descent, and is an actor probably best recognized for starring in the role of Hank Kingsley in the TV series “The Larry Sanders Show” (1992-1998), playing George Bluth Sr./Oscar Bluth in the TV series “Arrested Development” (2003-2013), and as Maura Pfefferman in the TV series “Transparent” (2014-2016). His acting career has been active since 1973.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Jeffrey Tambor is? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of Tambor’s net worth is over $15 million, as of mid- 2016; his salary per episode of “Transparent” is over $75,000. Obviously, most of his income is the result of his successful involvement in the entertainment industry as a professional actor.
Jeffrey Tambor Net Worth $15 Million
Jeffrey Tambor was brought up in a Conservative Jewish family by Michael Bernard “Mike” Tambor, who worked as a flooring contractor, and Eileen Tambor, who was a homemaker. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at San Francisco State University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Acting. Later, he attended Wayne State University, where he earned his MA degree.
Jeffrey’s acting career began in the late 1970s, with his Broadway debut appearance in “Sly Fox” (1976), starring alongside George C. Scott, and with a role in the TV series “Kojak” (1977). Since then, he has made over 200 film and TV appearances, which have only increased his net worth, to a large degree.
Before the 1970s ended, he made his film debut in the role of Jay Porter in the film “…and Justice For All” (1979), starring Al Pacino and John Forsythe. The same year he was cast as Jeffrey P. Brookes III in the TV series “The Ropers” (1979-1980). These early roles helped him establish a name for himself in the entertainment industry, and also increased his net worth.
In the 1980s, Jeffrey continued with successful film and TV appearances, earning roles in such productions as “Hill Street Blues” (1981-1987) as Alan Watchel, “Saturday the 14th” (1981), “The Dream Chasers” (1982), “Mr. Sunshine” (1986), “Max Headroom” (1987-1988), “Studio 5-B” (1989), and “Lisa” (1989), among others.
The next decade brought his career to a new level, when he secured the part of Hank Kingsley in the popular “The Larry Sanders Show” (1992-1998). He had several other notable roles in such films as “Crossing The Bridge” (1992), “A House In The Hills” (1993), “Radioland Murders” (1994), “Heavy Weights” (1995), “There’s Something About Mary” (1998), “Doctor Dolittle” (1998), and “Teaching Mrs. Tingle” (1999), among many other films, all of which helped increase the overall size of his net worth.
Jeffrey’s first role in the new millennium was as Clem Greenberg in the film “Pollock” (2000), about American painter Jackson Pollock, starring Ed Harris and Marcia Gay Harden. Three years later, he was selected for the role of George Bluth Sr./Oscar Bluth in the TV series “Arrested Development” (2003-2013), contributing more to his net worth. While the show lasted, he stayed pretty active in the acting world, acquiring roles in such popular films and TV series such as “Hellboy” (2004), as Tom Manning – a role he repeated in the sequel “Hellboy II: The Golden Army” (2008) – “The Hangover” as Sid Garner – a role he repeated in “The Hangover II” – “Lucky” (2011), “Bent” (2012), “For The Love Of Money” (2012), “Transparent” (2014-2016), and most recently “The Death of Stalin”, which will be released in 2017.
Thanks to his skills, Jeffrey has won several prestigious nominations and awards, including the Golden Globe award in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series for his work on “Transparent”, and he won the Primetime Emmy Award in category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for the same series. Furthermore, he was nominated four times for a Primetime Emmy award for his work on “The Larry Sanders Show”, but never actually won.
Regarding his personal life, Jeffrey Tambor has been married to actress Kasia Tambor since 2001; they are the parents of four children. Previously, he was married to actress Katie Mitchell from 1991 to 2000.
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