Born James E. Breuer on the 21st June 1967 in Valley Steam, New York, USA, Jim is a stand-up comedian, actor and radio host, best known as a former member of “Saturday Night Live” as well as his role in the 1998 comedy “Half Baked”.
How you ever wondered how rich Jim Breuer is? According to sources, Jim’s overall net worth is estimated at over $3 million, as of early 2016, which has been accumulated through his various live and television performances as well as his engagements on the radio.
Jim Breuer Net Worth $3 Million
His interest in comedy dates back in his high school days, at Valley Stream Central High School in Long Island, New York. After several years of circuiting in countless comedy clubs all over the country, he debuted on television in the weekly TV show – “Uptown Comedy Club”. That’s when Jim’s career has officially began, and after two seasons, he secured a role in the ABC’s “Home Improvement”, co-staring with Tim Allen. Jim Breuer’s big break came in 1995 when he was cast in NBC’s show – “Saturday Night Live”. Four years which he spent on so-called “SNL” brought him popularity as well as provided the basis for his net worth.
Jim’s fame was quickly rising and soon brought him his own talk show, in 1997. In 1998, he hosted “The Jim Breuer Show” on MTV, and in the same year hit the big screen for the first time, appearing alongside Dave Chappelle in, as critics flagged it, the cult comedy – “Half Baked”. Since then, he has stared in the movies “Dick” (1999), “American Dummy” (2002), “Beer League” (2006) and “Zookeeper” (2011). These roles added to his overall net worth.
His success in previous TV shows has lead Jim to another ventures – MTV’s “Beach House” and VH1’s “Web Junk 20”. Alongside those mentioned, he has also hosted some “Premium Blends” on Comedy Central and appeared in numerous other shows such as “Late Night with Conan O’Brien“, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” as well as “The Howard Stern Show”. For many years, Jim Breuer was part of the “Opie and Anthony Show” broadcast on WNEW-FM.
In 2008, he has made his first tour – “Breuniversity Tour” – in which he visited more than 20 colleges across the country, and afterwards in 2011, the second one – “The Anti-Social Network” tour. By publishing official DVD’s of his tours as well as the book “I’m Not High (But I’ve Got a Lot of Crazy Stories about Life as a Goat Boy, a Dad, and a Spiritual Warrior)”, Jim has certainly increased the total amount of his money.
Some of his most recent works includes a Pizza Hut commercial and “Friday with Jim Breuer” – a weekly radio show on Sirius/XM Radio. Comedy Central declared Jim Breuer as one of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.
When it comes to his personal life, Jim has been married to Dee Breuer since 1993; the couple reside in Chester Township in New Jersey with their three daughters. There are no rumors and controversies about Jim, although he is very active on social networks counting over a 100,000 followers.
When not working, he is a passionate supporter of New York Mets and enjoys playing baseball, softball and waffle ball. Also, he is a regular at his local church services.
Apart from making people laugh, Jim is also active in helping them – he has supported various charities throughout the years, including the Chris Farley Foundation and MusiCares as well as local fire and police department.
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