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Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth

Jeff Foxworthy Net Worth
Net Worth$100,000,000
Full NameJeffrey Marshall Foxworthy
Date of Birth/AgeSeptember 6, 1958 (age 60)
Source of wealthStand-up, Television, Radio Personality
Country of originU.S
State/City of originAtlanta, Georgia
Last Updated2019

What is Jeff Foxworthy’s Net Worth?

Jeff Foxworthy net worth is $100,000,000.

How Did Jeff Foxworthy Make His Money?

He is a stand-up comedian, TV talk show host, actor, and producer. Foxworthy is the best-selling comedy recording artist in history.


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You Might Be a Redneck…

He is best known for his “you might be a redneck” routine that pokes fun at the redneck culture of the South.

Many people have dismissed him as a one-note comedian, but Foxworthy has proven to have staying power. He’s been popular since he first emerged with his unique brand of Southern-flavored comedy, and he is still going strong.

Foxworthy has spent decades building on his early success as a stand-up to create an entertainment empire.

This has led to prominent roles on television shows, on a radio program and as a producer of TV shows and movies. Through it all, he has kept his religious faith and has stayed married to his first wife.


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Blue Collar Comedy

Foxworthy has written books, been a game show host, hosted a radio show and won numerous awards.

With his fellow country-themed comedians Bill Engvall, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy, he formed the Blue Collar Comedy Group.

The group has toured the country and the world, and members have produced and starred in several movies together. These talented and successful comedians have cemented their position as major forces in American comedy.


Foxworthy married his wife Pamela Grigg in 1985. They met when he was performing at the Punchline comedy club in Atlanta. The couple has two daughters, Jordan and Julianne.

Nobody else in the family has gone into show business. His daughter Jordan has been active in charity work in Africa.


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Jeff Foxworthy Early Life

Foxworthy was born in Atlanta. His father was an IBM executive. After graduating from high school, Foxworthy attended Georgia Tech, but he dropped out before graduating. With his father’s help, he got a job as a repairman for IBM mainframe computers.


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First Taste of Success

Foxworthy was known for his humorous rants and observations while he was working at IBM, where he regularly entertained his colleagues. He also began appearing at small comedy clubs and open-mic nights around Atlanta.

In 1984, his coworkers encouraged him to enter the “Great Southeastern Laugh-off ” competition at the Punchline comedy club. Foxworthy won first prize.

Comedy Albums

This launched his professional stand-up career. He was signed to produce comedy albums and released a string of hit albums. His first album sold over 3 million copies. His 1996 album Games Rednecks Play won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album.

He released Totally Committed in 1998 along with an HBO special of the same name. This album was nominated for a 1998 Grammy. Foxworthy won the People’s Choice Awards for comedy in 1996.


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Television Roles

In 1990, he starred in his own television show, the Jeff Foxworthy Show. In 2009, he was chosen to host the game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader? where he starred as the host until the show’s cancellation in 2011.

In 1998, Foxworthy appeared on the animated talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast. It was one of the most highly-rated episodes of the offbeat series. During his appearance, he tries to explain the point of his “redneck humor” to Space Ghost and is sent to the “the box” when he fails to be funny.

Foxworthy hosted the TNN cable network’s Music City News Country Awards show for three years.

In 2005, he was chosen as the subject of a Comedy Central roast.

Foxworthy was the host and producer of the Great American Bible Challenge on the Game Show Network. The show ran for two seasons in 2012 and 2013.

In 2019, he was chosen as a judge for the NBC comedy competition Bring the Funny.


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Animation Roles

Foxworthy has starred as a voice artist in many animated movies and TV series. Here is a partial list.

  • 2001-2003: Scruff as Peter.
  • 2005: Racing Stripes as Reggie.
  • 2006: The Fox and the Hound 2 as Lyle.
  • 2009: The Aviators as Lindbergh.
  • 2011: The Smurfs as Handy.
  • 2012: Phineas and Ferb as Southern Meap.
  • 2017: Bunyan and Babe as Babe the Blue Ox.


Foxworthy has written several books, including his 1996 autobiography No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem! He wrote the bestsellers You Might Be a Redneck… and three volumes of Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary.

He wrote How to Really Stink at Work: A Guide to Making Yourself Fire-Proof While Having the Most Fun Possible, which he claimed was based on his own work days at IBM.

He has also written several children’s books.


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Radio Work

For 10 years, Foxworthy hosted the popular radio show the Foxworthy Countdown. The show focused on country music.

Every week, Foxworthy introduced listeners to new and emerging country stars and interviewed country singers from all over the U.S. and the world.

Interesting Facts About Jeff Foxworthy

Foxworthy has frequently spoken about his belief in God and his adherence to a Bible-based faith. He said he celebrates mass at a homeless shelter where he volunteers. He has said that he prefers this to go to a regular church mass.

In 2016, Foxworthy endorsed Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign.

Jeff Foxworthy net worth reached $100,000,000 by 2019.

Favorite Quotes From Jeff Foxworthy

“If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the state fair, you’ll be going, ‘you know, we’re all right. We’re dang near royalty.'”

“You might be a redneck if you ever stared at a can of frozen juice because it said concentrate.”

“I always used to say that whenever people heard my Southern accent, they always wanted to deduct 100 points from my IQ level.”

“Changing a diaper is a lot like getting a present from your grandmother. You don’t know what you’re getting, but you’re pretty sure you’re not going to like it.”

“When I first started out, being from the South and going to places like New York or Chicago, people kept telling me to get voice lessons and ‘lose that stupid accent you got.’ I told them, well, where I’m from, you’re the one with the stupid accent.”


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Jeff Foxworthy Success Tips

  1. “I say, if everybody in this house lives like it’s God first, friends and family second and you third, we won’t ever have an argument.”
  2. “Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that’s a bonus. If you don’t, you still won’t hate going to work.”