Gary Valentine Net Worth
Gary Valentine is an American comedian who has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He is the older brother of actor Kevin James. He performed his first big stand-up routine at the Montreal Comedy Festival. Over the years, he has earned most of his income from stand-up comedy shows.
Valentine played the role of Danny Heffernan in The King of Queens, which aired from 1998 to 2007 as the cousin of Kevin James, and as Kyle Gable in Kevin Can Wait, which aired from 2016 to 2018. He has also starred in a series of Happy Madison Productions.
To calculate the net worth of Gary Valentine, subtract all his liabilities from his total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.
Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Monthly Salary:||$100 Thousand|
|Annual Income:||$3 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Actor, Comedian|
Gary Valentine was born Gary Joseph Knipfing in Mineola, New York, to Janet, an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. His brother is actor Kevin James. He has German ancestry.
Valentine began his career in show business on the stand-up comedy stage. After performing at the Montreal Comedy Festival, he left his native New York to establish himself in Los Angeles. There he quickly got appearances in various talk shows, including Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He has been headlining comedy clubs and theaters for fifteen years.
GV is best known for his nine seasons as “Cousin Danny” on the hit CBS sitcom The King of Queens. He not only appeared on screen, but also co-wrote several episodes that he claimed… were the best.
On screen, he appeared mostly in the television series Men of a Certain Age, which was written and directed by Ray Romano and received critical acclaim. Before his time in the series, he starred in his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and hosted The X Show on FX.
In addition to a series of specials for the Comedy Central Network and a cameo appearance in Jerry Seinfeld’s highly acclaimed documentary Comedian, he can be seen in films such as Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper and Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury, as well as the independent short film Alive ‘n’ Kickin.
More recently, he makes occasional appearances as a roundtable comedian on the popular late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E! Network and also participates in the web series Dusty Peacock on Crackle (crackle.com).
Personal Life & Wife
In 1993, Gary Valentine married Jackyline Knipfing. The couple is not known to have any children.
They currently live happily together. Even after many years of marriage, the couple still enjoys each other’s company.
Jackyline Knipfing is a media personality in the United States, best known for her marriage to Gary Valentine. Other than that, her age, childhood, educational background, and nationality were kept secret from the public.
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