Zach Galifianakis

Info

NameZach Galifianakis
Age54 Years Old
BirthdayOctober 1
Net worth$50 Million
ProfessionActor, Comedian
Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis is an American actor and comedian, born in October 1, 1969. He is a very well known public figure around the globe. He hosted Funny or Die talk show “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis” from 2008 to 2019. He also starred in FX series “Baskets” from 2016 to 2019 on T.V. He was nominated for the award ‘Primetime Emmy Award” for outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2017.

He also worked in many films as well, Due Date (2010), Its kind of a funny story (2010), The Campaign (2019) and Birdman (2014) are some of his well renowned works.

Zach Galifianakis

He also worked as a voice actor, providing his voice for various animated movie like /puss in the Boots (2011), The Lego Batman Movie (2017), Missing Link (2019), Ron’s Gone Wrong (2021) & The Burgers Movie (2022).

Net worth

Zach Galifianakis is known as one of the richest comedian in the world with the net worth of $50 million according to CelebNetworth. Due to his success in many projects he has earned himself a huge amount of fortune.

Zach Galifianakis

Real estate

In 2021 He sold his childhood house for $200,000 in 2021. When he moved to California, he bought a 2 BHK house for $566,00. He doesn’t seem to be interested in driving fancy cars as he has been driving a hybrid car for over 20 years whose model name and brand name is still not done public by him. In 2013 he paid house rent for a homeless woman.

Salary

Besides his numerous successful projects, his film series The Hangover earned him a fortune. The Hangover I collected $600 million in Box office collection which earned himself $300,000. It as named as the highest grossed R-rated comedy then. After success of Hangover I, The Hangover 2 earned him $5 million and following sequel The Hangover III earned him whooping $15 million.

Deals

After success of The Hangover, Zach Galifianakis was approached by Nike for partnership but he made a comment “So, Do you guys still have 7 years old making your stuff?” after which the proposal broke out. With that deal he missed a chance of making himself millions of dollar. He gets his paycheck from various brand endorsements and partnerships.

Early life

Zach Galifianakis was born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina in Oct 1,1969 AD. His parents, Mary Frances was a community art center director and Harry Galifianakis was a heating oil vendor. His grandparents were Greek immigrants from Crete.

Zach Galifianakis

He has 2 siblings, younger sister Meritt and older brother Greg. His cousin is Washington Post Cartoonist Nick Galifianakis. His uncle was a politician and an attorney.

In his younger days he went to Wilkes Central high school and Wilkes Community College. Later, He majored in communications and graduated from North Carolina State University. While in university he worked at a public access station. He also taught a walt class in 1991.

Controversies and Relationship

Talking about controversies, Zach Galifianakis got in beef with Nike and Donald Trump. After success of The Hangover, He was approached by Nike for partnership but he made a comment after which the proposal broke out.

Zach Galifianakis

His Covid ad campaign was blocked by the Trump administration because he didn’t accept to invite Donald Trump to his Funny or Die talk show “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis” as a result of which this incident occurred.

In 2012, Zach Galifianakis married a Canadian charity worker Quinn Lundberg. They have 2 sons born on 2013 and 2016 respectively and its been 11 years of their marriage. He and his wife had to skipped the premiere of his film Are You Here due to his son’s birth.

Zach Galifianakis

Filmography

Movies

DateTitle
1999Flushed
2001Heartbreakers
Bubble Boy
Corky Romano
Out Cold
2002Below
Stella shorts
2005The Comedians of Comedy
Zach Galifianakis: Look Who It Isn’t
2006Zach Galifianakis Live at the Purple Onion
2007The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour
Into the Wild
2008What Happens in Vegas
Visioneers
2009The Ballad of G.I. Joe
Gigantic
The Hangover
G-Force
Up in the Air
Operation: Endgame
Little Fish, Strange Pond
Youth in Revolt
2010It’s Kind of a Funny Story
Dinner for Schmucks

Due Date
2011The Hangover Part II
Puss in Boots
The Muppets
2012Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
The Campaign
2013The Hangover Part III
2014Are You Here
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Muppets Most Wanted
2016Masterminds
Keeping Up with the Joneses
2017The Lego Batman Movie
Batman is Just Not That Into You
Tulip Fever
2018A Wrinkle in Time
2019The Sunlit Night
Missing Link
Between Two Ferns: The Movie
2021Ron’s Gone Wrong
2022The Bob’s Burgers Movie
2023The Beanie Bubble
2024Winner 
Thelma the Unicorn 
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Television

YearTitle
1996–1997Boston Common
1997Apartment 2F
2002Late World with Zach
Next!
2003–2005Tru Calling
2005–2007Reno 911!
2006Dog Bites Man
Tom Goes to the Mayor
Wonder Showzen
2007The Sarah Silverman Program
2007–2010Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
2008–2018Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
2008Jackassworld.com: 24 Hour Takeover
2009–2010American Dad!
2009–2011Bored to Death
2010Funny or Die Presents
2010–2013Saturday Night Live
2012–presentBob’s Burgers
2012–2016Comedy Bang! Bang!
2013Kroll Show
The Chris Gethard Show
2013–2014Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!
Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories
2013Arcade Fire in Here Comes The Night Time
2014The Simpsons
TripTank
2016–2019Baskets
2016Bajillion Dollar Propertie$
2020Dicktown
2020–2021Big Mouth
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More Info

Height170 cm
Weight86 kg
GenderMale
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceNorth Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States

FAQ’s

What is Zach Galifianakis doing now?

Galifianakis now owns a farm and he spends his time working in the farm and his work.

What made Zach Galifianakis famous?

Zach Galifianakis is mostly known for his role as Alan in The Hangover (2009).

Is Zach Galifianakis the real name Alan in The Hangover?

Yes, Zach Galifianakis is the one who plays the role in The Hangover as Alan Garner.

Does Zach Galifianakis uses social media?

Yes, Zach Galifianakis does have Instagram(@Zach_galifianakis) and X(@galifianakisz) but he is passive in social media.

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