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Joel Hodgson net worth: Joel Hodgson is an American writer, comedian, and television performer that has a net worth of $1.5 million. In 2007, Mystery Science Theater 3000 was recorded as one of the best 100 TV shows of all time by Time.com. Through the exact same year, Hodgson declared he was beginning a fresh show with the same “riffing on bad pictures” premise as Mystery Science Theater 3000 called Cinematic Titanic. In 2012, he also began touring as a one man show detailing his life and career through slides, video, and live interactions, he called it “Riffing Myself.” Hodgson was born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin on February 20, 1960. Upon graduation, Joel moved to Minneapolis and attended Bethel College to study Theater and Mass Media. In 1981, Joel Hodgson moved to La and became a regular at the Comedy Store, the Hollywood Magic Castle, and also the Comedy Magic Club. During his comedy appearances in La, he was discovered by Barry Sand, (a producer with Late Night with David Letterman), and three months later had his network television debut. He made four subsequent appearances on the Letterman show, together with four appearances on Saturday Night Live. Between 1984 and 1988 Joel constructed and sold sculptures, worked at a T-shirt factory, designed playthings, and began designing and constructing props for other comics. He co-wrote an HBO special with Jerry Seinfeld and was also considered for the character of Woody Boyd in Cheers. Building on his present for designing toys and props, Hodgson assembled three robot puppets and created Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1988. It was subsequently picked up again by the Sci-Fi Channel and aired another three seasons until its closing cancellation in August 1999.