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Kenny Hotz Net Worth

Kenny Hotz Net Worth is
$2 Million

Kenny Hotz Biography

Kenneth Joel “Kenny” Hotz is a Canadian photographer, documentary filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, comedian, and journalist, born on the 3rd May 1967, in Toronto, Canada, and widely known as a writer and consultant for the sitcom “South Park”, with which he has been involved in TV series over the last 10 years.

With a varied and successful career, how rich is Kenny Hotz? Sources estimate his net worth to be $2 million. A t-shirt worn by him in one of his television shows sold for $10,200 in 2012.

Kenny Hotz Net Worth $2 Million

Hotz was born into a Jewish family. He demonstrated his love of media at an early age, creating his first movie at the age of seven whilst at film camp, which was screened for television star Henry Winkler. Hotz attended high school at Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, meantime during his teenage years compiling numerous photographic essays. In 1991, he documented the Gulf War, the only Canadian photographer to officially do so. He also produced essays on Auschwitz, Needle Park, and New Year’s celebrations in Times Square. Many of his collections have been purchased for preservation by national archives.

Hotz graduated from Ryerson University in 1992 from the media arts program. He worked with his childhood friend and writing partner, Spencer Rice, on several projects in the following years, including on the short film “It Don’t Cost Nothing to Say Good Morning”, a comedy which focussed on an angry, homeless dwarf. The two also worked together to write an episode of the cartoon “Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation”, and on the 1997 documentary, “Pitch”, which features numerous celebrity cameos including Roger Ebert, Eric Stoltz, and Al Pacino. His net worth was well established.

In 2003, Hotz and Rice were given a show on the CBC Television network – “Kenny Vs Spenny” – which featured the two friends competing in a series of events, culminating in the loser having to endure some sort of humiliating ordeal at the end of each episode. The show generated controversy with several stunts, garnered various industry nominations and awards, and ran for a total of seven years, broadcast in 25 countries, and remade in several languages. The show was dubbed the eighth best Canadian show of the twenty first century by Macleans, a Canadian current affairs magazine. Hotz also created a video game to accompany the show, “Versusville”. The projects added considerably to Kenny’s net worth.

In the following year, Hotz starred in “The Papal Chase”, which documented his efforts to meet Pope John Paul II. Produced on a miniscule budget of $800, the 53-minute film featured cameo appearances by The Rolling Stones and, indeed, the Pope himself.

Hotz has worked as a consultant on the long-running US animated sitcom “South Park”. In 2008, he pitched a sitcom about laboratory test subjects, called “Testees”, which ran for thirteen episodes on FX, but was not renewed for a second season. In the same year, he cameoed in the Kevin Smith film “Zach and Miri Make a Porno”, “Degrassi Takes Manhattan”, and “Pure Pwnage”.

Recently, Hotz has been working on creating a YouTube comedy channel, has toured with Spencer Rice on a “Kenny Vs Spenny” tour, and has begun featuring on a weekly radio show. He also owns two restaurants in Canada, “The Hoxton” and “Dog and Bear”.

In his personal life, Kenny is careful to keep it private; there are rumours of him having a daughter, but no further details or of relationships.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameKenny Hotz
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthMay 3, 1967
Place Of BirthToronto, Ontario, Canada
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionWriter, Producer, Director, Actor
EducationForest Hill Collegiate Institute, Ryerson University
NationalityCanadian
ParentsTzafi Hotz
SiblingsRonnie Hotz, Miriam Hotz
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/kennyhotz
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kennyhotz
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=2558875
AwardsPublication's best fiction article of the year award (2006), Audience award - Best documentary (2005), Best Canadian Documentary (1996), Canadian Comedy Awards (2010)
NominationsCanadian Comedy Award for Television / Best Direction - Television Program or Series (2012), Gemini Awards - Best Comedy Program or Series (2008, 2009), Canadian Digi Awards - Digital Personality of the Year (2013)
MoviesThe Chickening (2015), It Don’t Cost Nothing to Say Good Morning, Zack and Miri Make A Porno, Gulf War (1991), Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010), South Park, Testees (2008), All Things Human (2017)
TV ShowsGetting an Election (TV special, 2016), Versusville, Kenny vs. Spenny, Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will, Pure Pwnage, Banff World Media Festival


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Kenny Hotz's god mother is Canadian folk singer Joni Mitchell.
2Is missing the end of his index finger on his right hand as a result of a childhood biking accident.
3Debuted on the big screen in "Zack and Miri Make A Porno" [2008], as Zack II, another student from High School named Zack.
4Son of Tzafi Hotz.
5Kenny is a contributing writer and award winning columnist for VICE magazine.
6He is a video game expert and designer.
7He made his 1st film when he was 6 years old and was given a directing award for his effort by Henry Winkler.
8He is an award-winning 'Gulf War 1991' photographer. He served as the only Canadian registered Artist to document 'The Gulf War in 1991' and other historical events.


Quotes

#Quote
1Don't feel sorry for Spenny, feel sorry for me, having to waste my life crushing him.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Canadian Comedy AwardCanadian Comedy AwardsBest Direction - Television Program or SeriesKenny vs. Spenny (2002)
2005Audience AwardBrooklyn International Film FestivalDocumentaryThe Papal Chase (2004)
2005Audience AwardBrooklyn International Film FestivalBest DocumentaryThe Papal Chase (2004)
2005Audience AwardCanadian Filmmakers' FestivalDocumentaryThe Papal Chase (2004)
2005Audience AwardCanadian Filmmakers' FestivalThe Papal Chase (2004)
2004Phillip Borsos AwardWhistler Film FestivalThe Papal Chase (2004)
1997Best Canadian DocumentaryHot Docs Canadian International Documentary FestivalPitch (1997)
1996Best Canadian DocumentaryHot Docs Canadian International Documentary FestivalShort FilmIt Don't Cost Nothin' to Say Good Morning (1995)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Canadian Screen AwardCanadian Screen Awards, CABest Comedy Program or SeriesKenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011)Margaret O'Brien

Jeff Kassel

Jamie Tiernay

Noreen Halpern

John Morayniss
2012Banff Rockie AwardBanff Television FestivalBest Comedy ProgramKenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011)Sebastian Cluer (director)

Jeff Kassel (executive producer)
2012Canadian Comedy AwardCanadian Comedy AwardsBest Direction - Television Program or SeriesKenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011)Sebastian Cluer
2012Canadian Comedy AwardCanadian Comedy AwardsCanadian Comedy Person of the Year - All Media
2011Canadian Comedy AwardCanadian Comedy AwardsDirection of a Special or EpisodeKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Sebastian Cluer
2010Canadian Comedy AwardCanadian Comedy AwardsBest Writing - Television Program or SeriesKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Sebastian Cluer (writer)
2010GeminiGemini AwardsBest Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or SeriesKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Sebastian Cluer (director)
2009GeminiGemini AwardsBest Comedy Program or SeriesTestees (2008)Derek Harvie

John Morayniss

Suzanne L. Berger

Amy Marcella

Michael Rosenberg

Jonathan Walker
2009GeminiGemini AwardsBest Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or SeriesTestees (2008)Derek Harvie
2008GeminiGemini AwardsBest Comedy Program or SeriesKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Ira Levy

Abby Finer

Noreen Halpern

Amy Marcella

John Morayniss

Trey Parker

Spencer Rice

Kirsten Scollie

Matt Stone

Peter Williamson
2006GeminiGemini AwardsBest Comedy Program or SeriesKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Abby Finer

Ira Levy

John Morayniss

Spencer Rice

Kirsten Scollie

Christine Shipton

Peter Williamson
2004GeminiGemini AwardsBest Reality Based Entertainment Program or SeriesKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Abby Finer

Noreen Halpern

Ira Levy

John Morayniss

Spencer Rice

Kirsten Scollie

Peter Williamson
2004Golden RoseRose d'Or Light Entertainment FestivalBest Comedy ProgrammeKenny vs. Spenny (2002)Sebastian Cluer (director)


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Getting an Election2016TV Series
Me on You2015TV Movie creator
The Kenny Hotz Radio Show2013TV Series 12 episodes
South ParkTV Series 1 episode, 2012 consultant writer - 41 episodes, 2004 - 2006 staff writer - 3 episodes, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will2011TV Series 6 episodes
Kenny vs. SpennyTV Series written by - 86 episodes, 2002 - 2010 creator - 74 episodes, 2002 - 2010 head writer - 8 episodes, 2003 - 2005 concept - 1 episode, 2010 story - 1 episode, 2010
TesteesTV Series creator - 13 episodes, 2008 written by - 13 episodes, 2008
The Papal Chase2004Documentary
Pitch1997Documentary written by
It Don't Cost Nothin' to Say Good Morning1995Short

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Getting an Election2016TV Series executive producer
The Chickening2015Short producer
Me on You2015TV Movie executive producer
The Kenny Hotz Radio Show2013TV Series producer
Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will2011TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Kenny vs. SpennyTV Series executive producer - 80 episodes, 2003 - 2010 producer - 60 episodes, 2002 - 2007
Testees2008TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
The Papal Chase2004Documentary executive producer / producer
Ed vs. Spencer2004TV Series creative executive producer - 2004
Elton vs Simon2004TV Series producer - 2005
Pitch1997Documentary executive producer
It Don't Cost Nothin' to Say Good Morning1995Short executive producer / producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Getting an Election2016TV Series
Me on You2015TV Movie
The Kenny Hotz Radio Show2013TV Series
Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will2011TV Series 6 episodes
Kenny vs. Spenny2002-2010TV Series 79 episodes
The Papal Chase2004Documentary
Pitch1997Documentary
It Don't Cost Nothin' to Say Good Morning1995Short

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
South Park2004-2006TV Series consultant - 41 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Filth City2016post-productionChief Benny Roth
The Chickening2015Short
The Kenny Hotz Radio Show2013TV Series
Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will2011TV Series
Degrassi Takes Manhattan2010TV MovieRon
Pure Pwnage2010TV SeriesHomeless Man
Testees2008TV SeriesLarry
Zack and Miri Make a Porno2008Zack II
Odd Job Jack2007TV SeriesClay Shogen

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Papal Chase2004Documentary
It Don't Cost Nothin' to Say Good Morning1995Short

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kenny vs. Spenny2006TV Series additional camera team - 1 episode
The Papal Chase2004Documentary additional camera operator

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kenny vs. Spenny2002TV Series
It Don't Cost Nothin' to Say Good Morning1995Short

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kenny vs. SpennyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crown the Town2012TV Series special thanks - 6 episodes

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Getting an Election2016TV SeriesHimself
Me on You2015TV MovieHimself - Host
The Kenny Hotz Radio Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Host
The 12th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
26th Annual Gemini Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 11th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best TV Director
Kenny vs. Spenny2002-2010TV SeriesHimself
Money Shots2009VideoHimself
Ed's Nite In2008TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2008TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHimself
The Hour2007TV SeriesHimself
Cribs2007TV SeriesHimself
Tom Green's House Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
21st Annual Gemini Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Lingo2005TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
The Papal Chase2004DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004TV SeriesHimself
18th Annual Gemini Awards2003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Pitch1997DocumentaryHimself
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