Anthony Jeselnik is an American comedian, writer, actor, and producer. On December 22, 1978, he was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his dark comedy style. As a writer, he worked for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in its first season and hosted a Comedy Central Presents in 2009. Anthony Jeselnik started writing for the Comedy Central Roasts after releasing his critically acclaimed debut album Shakespeare in 2010.
Then in 2011, he moved up to performer roast of Donald Trump. In 2012, he continued to perform on the roasts of Charlie Sheen and Roseanne Barr. He hosted his own Comedy Central series in 2013 for two seasons, The Jeselnik Offensive, and released his second album, Caligula. Jeselnik replaced J. B. Smoove as the new host of NBC’s Emmy Award-nominated series Last Comic Standing on July 22, 2015.
In addition, he released his second stand-up special, Thoughts and Prayers, which premiered in 2015 on Netflix. Jeselnik played in the first season of the NFL Media podcast The Rosenthal & Jeselnik Vanity Project and released his second season debuted on the Comedy Central Podcast Network The Jeselnik & Rosenthal Vanity Project. Most recently, he contracted with Comedy Central for the creation of his own series, “Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik.”
Quick Facts About Anthony Jeselnik
Full Name: Anthony Jeselnik
Age(in2021): 43 Years
Occupation: Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Producer.
Years Active: 2001-present
Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
Weight: 70 kg; In pounds: 154 lbs.
Anthony Jeselnik Net Worth and Source of Wealth
The American comedian has a net worth of $3 million. He made his fortune from writing, comedy, and acting. He became successful after associating himself with Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, Jeff Rose, and other television. In 2006, he made his television debut on an episode of “Premium Blend” as himself. He played more roles and got famous for his comedy acts on Conan O’Brien and Jim Norton’s late-night talk shows. The show that helped him breakthrough was “Comedy Central Presents,” that he started hosting in 2009
Apart from his comedy career, Anthony Jeselnik also earned a lot from his writing career. He played his first role as a writer was the MTV Movie Awards in 2007. Also, he wrote for “Night of Too Many Stars” and “Comedy Central Presents” and for the first season of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” From his spectacular work on the show and for writing over 150 episodes, he earned more than $500,000.