Gilbert Gottfried Net Worth is $6 Million (as of 2020)
It has been announced that the total amount of Gilbert Gottfried net worth is as much as 6 million dollars. Gilbert Gottfried is a well known name in comedy world, where he is not only a comedian, but also an actor and voice actor. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City in 1955. When he was only 15 years old, Gilbert Gottfried started his career as a stand-up comedian. In 1980 he was already appearing in the Saturday Night Live. However, he was appearing on this show for only one season and his appearances there were a failure. He appeared on this show quite rarely. Thus, it was agreed that he would not appear on it in the next season.
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)|
|Date of birth:||Feb 28, 1955|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor|
Gilbert Gottfried became more famous when he started to work on some promo bits on MTV. He has also appeared in some films, such as “The Aristocrats” and “Beverly Hills Cop II”. When he was fired from the Saturday Night Live, Gilbert Gottfried was immediately hired by the newly created MTV channel which asked him to work on some improvised promo bits. Because of the success of these promos, Gilbert Gottfried also became famous amongst young audiences.
Because of his work on MTV, Gilbert Gottfried got a part on the show which made him even more famous, that being “The Cosby Show”. Thus, this show also increased the total size of Gilbert Gottfried net worth. Gilbert Gottfried has also appeared in some other TV shows, such as “Late Night With David Letterman”, “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”, “Hollywood Squares” and “The Howard Stern Show”. For some period of time, he also worked as a host of a late night show called “USA Up All Night”.
In 1992 Gilbert Gottfried appeared in a popular animation “Aladdin”, where he was a voice behind the character of the parrot named Lago. Thus, these involvements also increased the total estimate of Gilbert Gottfried net worth.
In addition to receiving positive reviews for his career, there have been some points in his career that he also received some negative comments. One example of such has been his inappropriate jokes about the 9/11 attacks in the United States. Another example has also been when he made some controversial comments about the earthquake in Japan. Thus, although he is praised for his career as a comedian, Gilbert Gottfried has received quite a lot of attention because of his other controversial behavior.