This article will answer every question you have about Jeff Foxworthy. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Jeff Foxworthy do for a living?
- Who are Jeff Foxworthy’s parents and siblings?
- What are Jeff Foxworthy’s interests and hobbies?
- Is XY married or does Jeff Foxworthy have a Girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Jeff Foxworthy have any children?
- Where is Jeff Foxworthy now?
- How tall is Jeff Foxworthy?
- How much money does Jeff Foxworthy earn?
- What is Jeff Foxworthy’s net worth?
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Who is Jeff Foxworthy?
Foxworthy is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, television personality, radio personality and author. He is famously known for his one-liners, you might be a redneck which have earned him 6 major-label albums. Also, he is a part of a comedy troupe known as the Blue Collar Comedy Tour which encompasses Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White and Bill Engvall.
Foxworthy received a three-time platinum certification for his first two albums from the Recording industry association of America. He has written several comic books based on his redneck jokes and an autobiography titled No Shirt, No Shoes… No Problem! Foxworthy has also been highly involved in television since the mid-1990s with his sitcom, The Jeff Foxworthy Show. Working alongside Larry the Cable Guy and Engvall, Jeff has appeared o several Blue Collar television specials especially the Blue Collar TV. He also hosted shows such as in 2007, Are Smarter Than a 5th Grader? quiz show aired on Fox and Syndication. His involvement in radio is also imminent when he hosted The Foxworthy Countdown, which was a nationally syndicated show from 1999 to 2009. In addition, he hosted The American Bible Challenge on GSN.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Career
One would say Foxworthy’s career commenced with the release of his comedy album, You Might Be a Redneck in 1993. The album topped the comedy charts and in 1994, it went gold and platinum by 1995. In 1996, with over 3 million copies sold, it became a 3-time platinum status. Jeff also received a 1996 Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Comedy Album for his 1995, Games Rednecks Play. In May 1996, he released Totally committed which was in conjunction with an HBO stand up special by the same name. Reaching gold, the album got a Grammy Award nomination in 1999. Totally Committed’s video featured interesting personalities including Atlanta Braves pitcher, Greg Maddux and his teammate John Smoltz. Foxworthy also received a nomination for the Best Spoken Comedy Album at the 43rd Annual Grammys in 2001.
The Jeff Foxworthy Show which starred Foxworthy was one of his milestones in television. The show which started airing on ABC in 1995 was based on his stand-up persona but was cancelled after one season. The show was picked up again by NBC but was later cancelled after one season. Later, the comedy series aired on Nick at Nite in 2005 and CMT in 2006. Jeff also appeared in Allan Jackson’s video in 1995 entitled “I Don’t Even Know Your Name”. For 1998, 1999 and 2000, Foxworthy hosted “TNN Music City News Country Awards” show that was a national weekly’s special.
Jeff appeared on Space Ghost Coast to Coast, a mock talk show in 1998 where he tries to explain his renown “You Might Be a Redneck” joke to space Ghost but fails ridiculously. Jeff hosted the Fox primetime show, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? From September 21, 2009, he hosted a syndicated version of the series until its cancellation on March 11, 2011. In addition, he earns a hosting position on the NBC Sports Network show, The Bucks of Tecomate alongside David Morris. In 2005, Jeff became the subject of a Comedy Central Roast. He also appeared as a guest “shark” on ABC’s second season of shark for two episodes.
Foxworthy has been the host as well as producer of the GSN The America Bible Challenge which was a biblically themed show that aired for two seasons since August 2012. He also becomes the host of The American Baking Competition, the food reality competition series that aired its first season in 2013. He also makes several appearances as host and featured guest on quite a number of programmes on the Outdoor Channel and Versus. Jeff was announced judge for Bring the Funny which was an NBS comedy competition series in February 2019. He also makes an appearance on a new episode of Ellen’s Game of Game on a game of Stink Tank in 2020.
Foxworthy has written a couple of books such as You Might Be a Redneck If… in 1989 and his autobiography, No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem! He has also authored and released a cookbook entitled The Redneck Grill which was co-authored by Lyron DeJarnette. In 2005, he also released How To really Stink at Work, A Guide to Making Yourself Fire-Proof While Having the Most Fun Possible.
How Old is Jeff Foxworthy?
Foxworthy was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 6, 1958, which as of 2021 is 62 years old.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Family
Who are Jeff Foxworthy’s parents?
Foxworthy was born as the firstborn to Carole Linda and Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy, an IBM executive who were both of English descent specifically rooted in the country of Essex.
Does Jeff Foxworthy have siblings?
Jeff has a brother called Jay Foxworthy and a sister, Jennifer Foxworthy.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Education
Foxworthy studied and graduated from Hapeville High school and later joined Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. However, he dropped out before graduating where he then began working at IBM in mainframe computer maintenance.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Wife
Foxworthy married Pamela Gregg on September 18, 1985, after they met at the Punchline in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Children – Kids
Foxworthy has two daughters, Julianne and Jordan.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Net Worth
Foxworthy has a net worth $100 million.
Jeff Foxworthy’s Body Features
Jeff has a height of 1.78 meters and weighs 75 kilograms. He has light brown hair and hazel coloured eyes.