Louis C.K. Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Louis C.K. Biography
  • Name: Louis C.K.
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Comedian
  • Net Worth: US $30 Million
  • Status: Alive

Louis C.K. is an American Grammy Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. He’s best known for the FX series Louie (2010-15), and for his stand-up comedy tours and television specials. His film credits include The Invention of Lying (2009), The Secret Life of Pets (2016) and I Love You, Daddy (2017). C.K. was born Louis Szekely on September 12, 1967 in Washington, D.C. His parents are Mary and Luis Szekely. He has three sisters. Shortly after his birth the family relocated to Mexico City where they spent 6 years. They moved to Newton, Massachusetts when he was 7. C.K. graduated from Newton North High School in 1985. He worked as an auto mechanic prior to success as a comedian.

C.K. grew up listening to Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor and George Carlin. His stand-up debut was at an open mic in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 17 at the time. In the 1980s C.K. performed alongside comedians like Denis Leary and Lenny Clarke. He moved to New York City in 1989. While there he wrote for various comedy shows including Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Late Show with David Letterman, The Chris Rock Show and The Dana Carvey Show. He won a 1999 Primetime Emmy Award for his work on The Chris Rock Show. C.K. wrote and directed the films, Tomorrow Night (1998) and Pootie Tang (2001). He created and starred in the short-lived HBO sitcom Lucky Louie (2006). His debut comedy album, Live in Houston, was released in 2001. He followed up with the comedy albums One Night Stand (2006), Shameless (2007), Chewed Up (2008), and Live at the Beacon Theater (2011).

C.K. created, wrote, directed and starred in the FX comedy-drama series ‘Louie’. It ran for 5 seasons from June 2010 to May 2015. The series earned him 2 Primetime Emmy Awards for outstanding writing for a comedy series. He won Grammy Awards for best comedy albums for Hilarious (2010) and Live at Madison Square Garden (2015). C.K. starred as “Greg Kleinschmidt” opposite Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner in The Invention of Lying (2009). His acting credits include American Hustle (2013) with Christian Bale, Blue Jasmine (2013) with Cate Blanchett, and Trumbo (2015) with Bryan Cranston. He voiced a terrier named “Max” for the animated film, The Secret Life of Pets (2016). C.K. wrote, directed and starred as “Glen Topher” in the comedy-drama film, I Love You, Daddy (2017). It premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival.

Louis C.K. has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He made $52 million between June 2016 and June 2017 according to Forbes. His 2013 earning was $16 million. C.K. stands 6ft tall and he’s of Hungarian, Mexican, Jewish and Irish ancestry. He was married to artist/painter ‘Alix Bailey’ from 1995 to 2008. They have two children, Mary Lou and Kitty Szekely.

In November 2017, 5 women alleged that C.K. masturbated in front of them. The accusers include Dana Min Goodman, Julia Wolov, Abby Schachner and Rebecca Corry. Amid the allegations, The Orchard cancelled the New York premiere of his film ‘I Love You Daddy’, and HBO dropped him from their upcoming television special ‘Night of Too Many’. His appearance on CBS’ Late Show With Stephen Colbert was also cancelled.

Louis C.K. Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Louis C.K. Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Louis Szekely
  • Birthday: September 12, 1967
  • How Old : Age: 50 years old
  • Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Director
  • Years Active: 1985-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $30 Million
  • Marriage(s): Alix Bailey
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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