Greg Giraldo Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
Greg Giraldo was an American stand-up comedian, television personality, and attorney who had a net worth of $100,000. He earned law degree from Harvard Law School in 1990 and received a almost perfect score on his LSAT. He spent eight months as a attorney before getting into humor. He once represented fellow comic Jeffrey Ross. In 1992 Greg began doing stand-up comedy. Greg often performed in Manhattan in the Comedy Cellar. Giraldo played in the movies American Dummy and What Blows Up Must Come Down!
Greg Giraldo Net Worth $100,000 Dollars
Giraldo performed as a member of USO tour and had two Comedy Central presents specials. Giraldo was likewise a frequent roaster of other comics as well as a routine on Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil. Giraldo was a judge for season seven of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Giraldo was married twice and had three sons. Giraldo was open about his battles with drugs and booze. Greg Giraldo passed away in age 44 on September 29, 2010 from a prescription drug overdose. In 1996 he was nominated for an NCLR Bravo Award.
December 10, 1965, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
September 29, 2010, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Stand-up comedian, Television personality, Lawyer
Regis High School in Manhattan, Columbia University, Harvard Law School
Maryann Giraldo (m. 1999–2010 (m. 1999–2010), his death)
Dolores Giraldo, Alfonso Giraldo
Elizabeth Giraldo, John Giraldo
ALMA Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Comedy Series
American Dummy, Eventual Wife
"Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn", "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil", "Stand-Up Nation", "Comedy Central Roasts, " "Comedy Central's: Comic Cabana", "Common Law", "The Howard Stern Show", "The Greg Giraldo Show", "Gone Hollywood", "Friday Night Stand-Up with Greg Giraldo", "The Marriage Ref", "Shorties Watchin' Shorties"
Performed his last stand-up show on September 24, 2010, in New Jersey.
Had his own show on Comedy Central for a brief period of time, titled "Stand-Up Nation with Greg Giraldo" (2005)_.
Was a lawyer for less than a year before he changed his profession to comedy.
Despite his multiple appearances on the Comedy Central Roasts, being a series regular on Lewis Black's Root of All Evil (2008), and even having his own show on the network, he had only one stand-up special on Comedy Central, which was the 2009 "Greg Giraldo: Midlife Vices" (2009) (TV)_ show.
Rushed to a New Jersey hospital on September 25, 2010, after an accidental drug overdose.
Worked for the New York City law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Was of Colombian and Spanish descent.
Graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School.
The hardest part, for real, is probably when you just don't feel like going on stage and being funny.
The things that make me laugh are considered smart or whatever, I guess. But stuff that's self-consciously intelligent or self-consciously hip or cool, that doesn't do it for me either. You just try to be funny.
The reality is I'm not this person with this driving 'get it done' attitude.
The reality is I'm not a 'get knocked down and come back harder' kind of guy.
Why do we need another station where everyone has a gun? We already have BET.
Some people are just really goofy kind of guitar acts, and they go out and do these colleges and start making a fortune pretty early on. And other people - I know guys who are great comics, who've done the Letterman show many times, who still barely pay their bills.
If you spend five minutes with me or watch me try to balance my checkbook, you can only imagine the disaster I would make of anyone's legal issues.
There are no black people in Iraq, so how will they know who to shoot at?
Little did I know that earning a living at stand-up is the hardest thing you can do. But once I started doing it, I just loved it, and I realized that I was actually kinda good at it, and then that was it.
I've always had real trouble knowing what my actual desires and goals are. I've just been dragged along by fate.
It's hard to distinguish when I was actually struggling from when I only felt like I was struggling - which was pretty much always.
[on Christianity] The Virgin Mary... We have a whole religion based on a woman who really stuck to her story.