Louis CK Net Worth
Born, Louis Szekely is popularly known as Louis C.K., is an American comedian, actor, producer and director who has a net worth of $25 million. He is recognized as one of the greatest standup comedian of all time. He is known for use of observational, self-depreciating, dark and vulgar humor in his stand-up career. He was born on September 12, 1967 in Washington D.C. Born in Washington, his family moved to Mexico City when he was just a years old. He graduated from Newton North High School.
Louis started his profession career on mike stand-up in 1984 and went to open for Jerry Seinfeld and host comedy clubs. After working in the clubs, he worked as a writer in 1966 alongside Stephen Colvert, Charlie Kaufman and Robert Smigel writing for “The Dana Carvey Show”. He has also been a writer for his friend Chris Rock on the Chris Rock Show. He has been nominated 25 primetime Emmy Awards and he also appears frequently as a guest performing stand-up on Letterman, Conan O’Brien, George Lopez, Leno and Jimmy Kimmel. In 2007, he released his first special Shameless which was aired on HBO. In the same year, he released Chewed Up this time for Showtime. In 2009, Louis CK alone produced “Hilarious” which he then sold to Comedy Central. He also produced “Live at the Beacon Theater” and distributed it himself as well by selling the show for digital download on his own website for $5 without any digital right management. Within the 10 days of the upload, he made $1 million on his website and continued to make approximately $5,000 per week.
Louis CK is responsible for rewriting the playbook on how comedy is sold. Through the help of his book, many other comedians are following his footsteps. His hour-long special has earned him Emmy for “Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Variety Special” which helped to boom his net worth. Louis CK net worth is estimated of $8 million and is listed at No. 17 on the Forbes Celebrity 100. Apart from his actor role, he has also voiced a movie “Home Movies” and “Gravity Falls”. CK lives a very luxurious life in modernized apartments on the upper West Side built in 1908 on Broadway. About the personal life of CK, he is married to Alix Bailey in 1995, who is artist/painter through profession. Together, they had two daughters and they divorced in 2008.
Things to know about Louis CK
Full Name: Louis Szekely
Date of Birth: 12th December, 1967
Louis Szekely Net Worth: $25 Million