Janeane Garofalo Net Worth

February 11, 2023
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Janeane Garofalo was born on 28th September, 1964 in Newton, New Jersey, USA of Irish and Italian descent. She is a stand up comedian, actress and writer which are the main sources of Janeane’s net worth. In addition to this, she is a political activist, including being an avid feminist. Garofalo has been active in the entertainment industry since 1988.

How much is Janeane Garofalo’s net worth? Estimations show that currently her wealth is as much as $10 million.


Janeane Garofalo Net Worth $10 Million


To give some basic facts about Janeane, she was raised in a Catholic household. Her family moved from place to place quite often, so she grew up in Katy Texas, Madison New Jersey and Ontario California. She graduated with a degree in history from Providence College, during which she found that she had a talent to make people laugh, which later became a source of Janeane Garofalo’s net worth.

To begin with, she started her career as a stand up comedian cast in the television comedy sketch shows “The Ben Stiller Show” (1990–1991), “The Larry Sander Show” (1992–1994) as well as “The Saturday Night Live Show” (1995–2000), “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show” (2010), and the stand-up special “Janeane Garofalo” (1997) plus others.

Moreover, Garofalo has landed roles in more than 50 feature films, five short films and six documentaries. She debuted on the big screen having the role of a cashier in the W.D. Richter’s film “Late for Dinner” (1991). The first lead role alongside John Stockwell Garofalo landed in “I Shot a Man in Vegas” (1995) directed by Keoni Waxman. Later, she appeared in the main roles in various films, most of them were comedies including “The Truth About Cats & Dogs” (1996) directed by Michael Lehmann, “Sweethearts” (1997) directed and written by Aleks Horvat, “Can’t Stop Dancing” (1999) directed by Steven Falik and Ben Zook, “The Independent” (2000) directed by Stephen Kessler, “The Search for John Gissing” (2001) directed and written by Mike Binder, “Manhood” (2003) directed by Bobby Roth, “Duane Hopwood” (2005) directed by Matt Mulhern, “General Education” (2012) directed by Tom Morris and other films. Undoubtedly, all of the roles created by Janeane Garofalo added sums to the overall amount of her net worth. Soon, a new feature film “3rd Street Blackout” in which Garofalo performs will be released.

Another source of Janeane net worth is writing. The bestseller “Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction” (1999) was co-written by Janeane Garofalo and Benn Stiller. More, she has written scripts for television shows “Comedy Half-Hour”, “The Ben Stiller Show” and the television series “Head Case”. Comedy short “Hausekeeping” (2001) was directed and written by Garofalo herself.

Concerning Janeane’s personal life, it should be noted that it is sometimes comic, too. In 1991, she accidentally married comedy writer Robert Cohen in Las Vegas, thinking that it was some kind of a joke, until Robert Cohen wanted to marry another woman. Their marriage was terminated in 2012.

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