Zach Galifianakis: Net Worth, TV Shows, Movies, Age, Height (Biopic)

How much is Zach Galifianakis worth?

Zach Galifianakis Net Worth: $20 Million

Widely known for his 2001’s special ‘Comedy Central Presents,’Zachary Knight Galifianakis also known as Zach Galifianakis is an American actor and comedian.

Zach Galifianakis is also a writer and has appeared in numerous films like Due Date, Masterminds, and many others.

Furthermore, the actor is also famous for his show Late World with Zach which aired on VH1.


Early Life

Zachary Knight Galifianakis is the son of Mary Frances, owner of community arts center and heating oil vendor father, Harry Galifianakis. Born on 1st October 1969 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, he has ancestry of Scottish and Greek.

Furthermore, he is a Christian and has two siblings Merritt and Greg Galifianakis.


Zach graduated from Wilkes Central High School and later enrolled at North Carolina State University for communication major. However, he did not complete his studies.

Early Career

In the initial stage of his career, Zach worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live but quit after just two weeks. Furthermore, he also made a guest appearance in Boston Common as Bobby in 1996. He appeared in 6 episodes of the TV show.


As an actor

After making a debut on TV, in 1998, appeared on the big screen as Santa. He portrayed the character in short film Stella shorts. In the later 1990’s he appeared in many movies and TV shows like Apartment 2F and Flushed.

Alone in the year 2001, he played small roles in films like Heartbreakers, Bubble Boy, and others, including a co-starring role as Luke in 2001’s films Out Cold.

In the year, he also appeared in an episode of Comedy Central Presents. Next year in 2002, he started working as a host in Late World with Zach which is a talk show on VH1.

Furthermore, the actor has also appeared on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ numerous times.

From 2003, Zach portrayed Davis in TV show Tru Calling till 2005 followed by the portrayal of Frisbee in ‘Reno 911!’ from 2005 to 2007.

In the year 2008, he started to host a website series called ‘Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.’ It is one of his most well-known works, and the show is still running on the site called ‘ Funny or Die.’ On the series, Zach has interviewed numerous celebrities like Justin Beiber, Hillary Clinton, Barak Obama, Jon Ham and many others. Furthermore, in the show, the comedian interviews people with inappropriate and funny questions.

Additionally, he has also won an award for the show.

Furthermore, in 2009, he also portrayed Alan Garner in the movie The Hangover along with his appearance in film G-Force, and it’s video game as Ben Paredes.

Recent Works and Voice acting

Zach has played the voice of the different character like Humpty Dumpty in 2011’s Puss in Boots, Heavyset man / Norman / Juror in 2009’s American Dad!, Lucas Bortner in 2014’s episode of The Simpsons, and many others.

Furthermore, the most recent works done by the actor are in 2016’s Masterminds as David Ghantt, Keeping Up with the Joneses. He has also been portraying Chip Baskets and Dale Baskets in Baskets from 2016 till date.

Additionally, he is also the voice of The Joker in 2017’s The Lego Batman Movie and is currently working on the film A Wrinkle in Time.

Awards and Nominations

Zach Galifianakis has won many awards till date. Zach’s first award was an MTV Movie Award for The Hangover in 2009.

In 2010, he won another MTV Movie Award and a The Comedy Awards followed by a Teen Choice Award in 2011.

In 2014, he won 11 different awards including an Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award, Boston Online Film Critics Association, Primetime Emmy Award, and many others.

Personal Information

Name Zachary Knight Galifianakis
Birthdate  October 1, 1969
Birth Place Wilkesboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Profession Actor, Comedian, Writer
Mother’s Name Mary Frances
Father’s Name Harry Galifianakis
Siblings Greg and Merritt Galifianakis
Height 5’ 7″ (170 cm)
Weight  86 kg (190 lbs)
Body Measurement N/A
Horoscope Libra
 Net Worth $20 Million

Relationships, Marriage, and Children

Galifianakis got married to Quinn Lundberg in August of 2012. With her, he had his first baby on 7th September of 2013.

Later he also had his second child with her in November of 2016.

Social Reach

Zach has 3.96 Million fans on Twitter. Furthermore, there are no verified Instagram accounts under his name.

Net Worth

The estimated gross worth of Zach Galifianakis is $20 Million.

Rumors and Controversies

Recently in 2017, the actor was rumored to have died in a car accident. It was an entirely fake news.

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