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The co-creator of the most successful television sitcom in history, ‘Seinfeld’, Jerry Seinfeld, is among the few stand up comedians to have his own television series. With his ambitious and sense of humor, he went on to become the highest-paid comedians in the entertainment industry.
He was born on April 29, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York. His sense of humor leaves his audiences with infectious laughing sessions and his observational humor is often based on personal relationships, social obligations and the trivial issues faced on a daily basis in modern life.
Height / Weight / Age
Jerry Seinfeld has a height of is 180 cm and in feet inches, his height is 5’11”. His weight is 79 kg in Kilograms or 175 lbs in Pounds. In April 2019, he turned 65 years old. He has an amber eye color and his hair color is black. His body measurement is as follows 42 inches chest, 32 inches waist and 14 inches biceps.
His net worth is estimated to be $670 million approximately. His salary is $1 million/episode. His car collection includes 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, Porsche 550-03, 1964 Porsche 911, 1949 Porsche 356/2 and many more. He owns a Hampton mansion, New York apartment and Gulfstream V Jet.
Education / Family
Jerry was born to Austrian-Jewish sign maker Kalman Seinfeld and Betty Seinfeld. He has a sister named Carolyn Liebling who is a manager. For his preliminary education, he attended Massapequa High School. He attended State University of New York, Oswego and then transferred to Queens College from where he graduated with a degree in theatre and communications.
|Real Name||Jerome Allen Seinfeld|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||April 29, 1954|
|Age||65 years (as in 2019)|
|Height||In centimeters – 180 cm|
In feet inches – 5’11”
|Weight||In kilograms – 79 kg|
In pounds – 175 lbs
|Profession||Stand-up comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Director|
|School||Massapequa High School, New York|
|College||State University of New York, Oswego|
Queens College, City University, New York
|Home Town||Massapequa, New York, USA|
|Debut||TV – Benson (1979)|
Film – Eddie (1996)
Production & writing – Seinfeld (1989-1998)
|Fathers Name||Kalman Seinfeld (Soldier, commercial sign maker)|
|Mothers Name||Betty Seinfeld|
|Sister||Carolyn Liebling (manager)|
Career / Fashion And Style
Since college, he is passionate about stand-up comedy. After his graduation, he started working with New York City’s comedy club, ‘Catch a Rising Star’ which led to appearing on a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special.
He earned popularity in 1981 after he appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’. For the NBC network, he created ‘The Seinfeld Chronicles’ along with Larry David in 1988. He published his book named ‘Seinlanguage’ in 1993.
He received the Golden Globe in 1994, for the category of ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series-comedy/musical’ for Seinfeld. He made a cameo appearance in the improvised American comedy series ‘Curb your enthusiasm’.
He became part of the web series comedy ‘Comedians in cars getting coffee’ in 2012. He also appeared as a guest star on the comedy-drama TV series, ‘Louie’.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
On December 25th, 1999, he married Jessica Seinfeld who works as a Philanthropist. He has two sons Julian Kal Seinfeld and Sheperd Kellen Seinfeld and a daughter Sascha Seinfeld.
Caryn Trager (1973-1978)
Monica Yates (1978)
Susan McNabb (1983-1990)
Tawny Kitaen (Actress, 1992)
Shoshanna Lonstein (1993-1997)
Jennifer Crittenden (writer, 1998)
Jessica Seinfeld (Philanthropist, 1998)
|Wife||Jessica Seinfeld (Philanthropist)|
|Children||Sons – Sheperd Kellen Seinfeld, Julian Kal Seinfeld,|
Daughter – Sascha Seinfeld
Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.
|Favourite Actors||Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clive Owen, Daniel Day-Lewis, Larry David, Michael Richards, Barney Martin, Jerry Stiller|
|Favourite Comedians||Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sarah Jessica Parker|
|Favourite Chef||Mario Batali|
|Favourite Films||Tom & Jerry, Napoleon Dynamite, Bee Movie, Eddie, The Rating’s Game|
|Favourite Food||Doughnuts, Bagels, Peanut butter sandwich|
|Favourite Restaurants||Babbo, Zabar’s, Charlie Bird, Via Quadronno in New York|
Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix
Some Interesting Facts About Jerry Seinfeld
- He does smoke and consumes alcohol.
- He was born into a Jewish family with roots in Hungary and Syria.
- From Stanislau, his paternal grandfather was a teenage traitor, who came to Ellis Island in the Upper New York Bay.
- He took part in Israel’s Kibbutz Sa’ar voluntarily at the age of 16.
- He inherited the sense of humor from his father who also served in World War 2.
- At Budd Friedman’s Improv Club he performed many open mic nights during his college.
- In 1976, he experimented at ‘Catch a rising star’, which is a chain of satire clubs in New York City.
- He earned popularity with his own sitcom ‘Seinfeld’ that ran for 9 seasons.
- In 1993, ‘Seinfeld’ became one of the most popular TV shows in history which won an Emmy in the category of ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’.
- He is fond of Superman and has shown his love for the character in web episodes titled ‘The Adventures of Seinfeld and Superman’.
- His hobbies are reading and traveling.