Gary Valentine Net Worth is
Gary Valentine Biography
Gary Joseph Knipfing, born on the 22nd of November, 1961 is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor who became known under his stage name Gary Valentine.
So how much is Valentine’s net worth? As of mid 2016, it is reported to be $2.5 million, acquired from his years as a comedian, headlining various clubs and comedy festivals, and also starred in various television show and movies.
Gary Valentine Net Worth $2.5 million
Born in Mineola, New York, of part-German descent, Valentine is the son of Janet and Joseph Knipfing. His mother worked in a chiropractor’s office and his father owned an insurance agency. He also has two siblings, Leslie and Kevin who became a popular Hollywood star as well, now more known as actor Kevin James.
Valentine’s career started in the early ’90’s as a stand-up comedian in New York. Although he was making enough income, success was a bit tough. He decided to venture to Los Angeles despite the competition and tried to rival other comedians. His appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival created a buzz, and immediately opportunities came knocking at his door.
Valentine was invited to various talk shows that slowly started his career on television. Some of the programs that he graced are “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn”. His early appearances on television helped him build his net worth and his career as a premiere comic.
In 1999, Valentine landed his first television role in the show “The King of Queens”, playing the role of Danny Hefferman, cousin of the lead role Doug who is played by his brother Kevin. The show aired for nine seasons, became a success with audiences, and catapulted Valentine’s career in Hollywood plus tremendously increasing his net worth.
After “The King of Queens”, Valentine shifted to movies and also found considerable success. He appeared in movies including “Stuck on You”, “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry”, “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” and “The Deported”. He was also cast in made-for-TV movies including “The Dog Who Saved Christmas”, “The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation”, “The Dog Who Saved Halloween”, “The Dog Who Saved the Holidays” and “The Dog Who Saved Summer”. The success of such movies also meant the same for Valentine.
Gary’s series of movie appearances made him more successful, and also increased his wealth. From time to time he still appears in movies; he has also made guest appearances in the television shows “Men of Certain Age”, “The Fargo” and “The X Show”. He has also guested once in a while in the show “Chelsea Lately” as one of its round table comedians.
Today, Valentine is still active in movies and television and still headlines in various shows and comedy tours.
In terms of his personal life, Valentine has been married to Jackyline since 1993.
Known for movies
|Full Name||Gary Valentine|
|Net Worth||$2.5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 22, 1961|
|Place Of Birth||Mineola, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)|
|Education||Ward Melville High School|
|Spouse||Jackyline Knipfing (m. 1993)|
|Parents||Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr., Janet Knipfing|
|Siblings||Kevin James, Leslie Knipfing|
|Nicknames||Gary Joseph Knipfing , GV , Garold Joseph Knipfing|
|Movies||Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Here Comes the Boom, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Zookeeper, The Dog Who Saved Christmas, Stuck on You, The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation, Jack and Jill, The Dog Who Saved Summer, The Dog Who Saved Halloween, The Deported, Wrong, Velocity Rules|
|TV Shows||The King of Queens, The X Show|
|Kevin Can Wait||2016-2017||TV Series||Kyle Gable|
|The Dog Who Saved Summer||2015||George Bannister|
|Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2||2015||Saul Gundermutt|
|Fargo||2014||TV Series||Deputy Knudsen|
|The Dog Who Saved the Holidays||2012||TV Movie||George Bannister|
|Here Comes the Boom||2012||Eric Voss|
|Jack and Jill||2011/I||Dallas|
|The Dog Who Saved Halloween||2011||TV Movie||George Bannister|
|Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury||2011||Officer Murdock|
|Men of a Certain Age||2011||TV Series||Gambler at Craps Table|
|The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation||2010||TV Movie||George Bannister|
|The Dog Who Saved Christmas||2009||TV Movie||George Bannister|
|The Deported||2009||Maury the Agent|
|Paul Blart: Mall Cop||2009||Karaoke Singer|
|I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry||2007||Karl Eisendorf|
|The King of Queens||1999-2007||TV Series||Danny Heffernan / Jerry Heffernan|
|Alive N' Kickin'||2007||TV Movie||Gary|
|Stuck on You||2003||Wes|
|Comedy Central Presents||2001||TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode|
|The King of Queens||TV Series teleplay by - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2000 written by - 1 episode, 1999 story by - 1 episode, 1999|
|The Dog Who Saved Summer||2015||co-producer|
|Opinion: To Each His Own||2001||Video documentary producer|
|The King of Queens||2001-2005||TV Series performer - 2 episodes|
|Gotham Comedy Live||2015||TV Series documentary||Himself - Comedian|
|World's Funniest||2015||TV Series||Himself - Panelist|
|Chelsea Lately||2009-2014||TV Series||Himself - Round Table / Himself / Himself - Men Over 40 / ...|
|After Lately||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Dog Tracks: The Making of 'The Dog Who Saved Halloween'||2011||Short||Himself|
|The Web.Files||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Celebrity Blackjack||2004||TV Series||Himself|
|The Wayne Brady Show||2004||TV Series||Himself|
|The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|Comedy Central Presents||2001||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|DirecTV Movie Showcase||2000||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|The X Show||1999||TV Series||Host (2000-2001)|
|Late Night with Conan O'Brien||1997||TV Series||Himself|