Louis C.K. Net Worth | Wiki,Bio: Know his earnings, movies, tvShows, career, wife
Facts of Louis C.K. Net Worth | Wiki,Bio: Know his earnings, movies, tvShows, career, wife
|Net worth||$52 million|
|Date of Birth:||1967 September 12|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
An American-Mexican stand-up comedian, Louis Szekely is better known by the stage name, Louis C.K. who holds the net worth of around $52 million. He is also a writer, actor, and filmmaker.
What are the earnings of Louis C.K.? Know about his sources of income:
Louis has been active in the industry since 1984 and has collected a fortune of $52 million. His main source of income is television for sure.
Louis CK bought Hampton Getaway worth around $2.5 million.
He has not been open about his earnings details, however, he has earned several major awards which we will see in the later section.
However, in 2011, Louis earned around $1 million from his fourth full-length comedy special film Live at the Beacon Theater. A year later, he earned around $250,000 per episode from FX's Louie.
Louis C.K. owns an apartment in New York City.
The same year in 2012, he earned around $4.5 million from the direct sales of his comedy special. The following year, his earned was around $16 million whereas he earned $9 million in 2015.
How did Louis start his professional career? Let's know:
At the age of 17, C.K. directed the short film, Trash Day. He decided to pursue his career as a stand-up comedian despite interest in him as a filmmaker from The New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
As a stand-up comedian, C.K. first performed at a comedy club in Boston in 1985. He was highly encouraged and started performing along with Denis Leary and Lenny Clarke.
Back in 1993, Louis assisted Conan O'Brien on writing the talk show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He also auditioned for the SNL. And in 1995, he briefly wrote for Late Show with David Letterman.
Only a year later, he worked as a head writer for The Dana Carvey Show along with Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Robert Smigel, and Charlie Kaufman. Then, in 1997, he started writing for The Chris Rock Show.
Know about C.K.'s Notable Work in Films and Television:
To mention, C.K. has worked as a director, writer, producer, and actor of several films. Initially, he started working on short films but in 2001, he directed, wrote, and produced the film, Pootie Tang.
While his feature on the film came in 2005 with the film, London. He has appeared in films that include Diminished Capacity(2008), Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins(2008), Role Models(2008), The Invention of Lying(2009), American Hustle(2013), Trumbo(2015), I Love You, Daddy(2017), and others.
Concerning television, C.K. started his direction work with the show, Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies in 1995. He also directed Chewed Up in 2008, Louie from 2010 to 2015, Oh My God in 2013, and Better Things from 2016 to 2017.
To mention, C.K. was the creator of the series, Lucky Louie in 2006. His contribution as creator include Louie(2010-15), Baskets(2016-17), and Better Things(2016-17).
List of Louis C.K.'s Accolades and Achievements:
C.K. has earned numerous awards and accolades. Here is the list of some of the major ones:
51st Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program- The Chris Rock Show(1999)
2011 Comedy Awards for Stand-Up Special- Hilarious
16th Satellite Awards for Best Actor- Television Series Musical or Comedy- Louie(2011)
2012 Comedy Awards for Stand-Up Special- Live at the Beacon Theater
2nd Critics' Choice Television Awards for Best Actor in a Comedy Series- Louie(2012)
64th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series- Louie "Pregnant"(2012)
2013 Peabody Award for Area of Excellence
65th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special- Oh My God(2013)
18th San Diego Film Critics Society Awards for Best Performance by an Ensemble- American Hustle(2013)
Where and when was Louis born? Know about his education also here:
Louis Szekely was born on September 12, 1967, in Washington, D.C., to the parents, Mary Louise Davis and Luis Szekely. He also has three sisters.
Louis' whole family moved to Mexico when he was only one. His first language was Spanish. To educate, he went to Newton North High School where he graduated with the star of the sitcom Friends, Matt LeBlanc.
Is C.K. married? Or divorced? Let's know:
C.K. is a divorced man.
He married an artist, Alix Bailey. They had two daughters together. And the couple divorced in 2008.
Is C.K. fond of using social media? Let's check his accounts:
Yes, he is. Louis has got around 224K followers on Twitter and he has tweeted 12.3K times till the date.
Similarly, on Instagram, he has got around 53.9K followers but he has posted only 5 times here. He rarely uses Instagram.
Moreover, C.K. also owns a YouTube Channel. The channel has got 193,789 subscribers and more than 27.61 million video views.
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