How much is Kathy Griffin worth?
American actress and comedienne Kathy Griffin has generated a net worth of $20 million. She made an impression with a role in the television series Suddenly Susan which ran on NBC for four years. In 2005, she appeared in her breakout role in the reality series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List on Bravo. Griffin won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program for the series. All of her six comedy albums have been nominated for Grammy Awards and she is the first comedienne to debut atop the Top Comedy Albums chart on Billboard.
Griffin got her start in comedy by joining The Groundlings in the early 1980s. She began performing standup comedy around Los Angeles and made her first film appearance in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction in 1994. She played a non-speaking character and appeared briefly. She made her acting debut with the horror movie The Unborn which starred actress Brooke Adams. She went on to make guest appearances in television series like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Ellen, The X Files, Seinfeld and Civil Wars. She landed a supporting role in the series Suddenly Susan in 1997 and a year later her first comedy special was premiered on HBO. She filled in for Rosie O’Donnell as the host of The View for a few months in 2007.She published her memoir, Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin in 2009. She began starring in Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List in 2005. The reality series centered on Griffin’s life as a celebrity and also detailed her personal relationships. The series lasted for six seasons and ended its run in 2010. In 2010, she guest starred in the popular comedy series Glee. In 2012, she began hosting her own talk show on Bravo titled Kathy. The show ran for two seasons before being cancelled. Her comedy album, Calm Down Gurrl, won her a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 2014. Griffin has made guest appearances in television shows like America’s Next Top Model, The Rosie Show, Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook Off, Big Brother 16, Fashion Police, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Big Brother 17.
Born on November 4, 1960 in Oak Park, Illinois, Kathleen Mary Griffin married Matt Moline in 2001. She appeared with her husband on her reality series. They separated in 2005 and divorced a year later. In 2007, she began a relationship with the co-founder of Apple Inc., Steve Wozniak. Wozniak also appeared on her reality series in 2008. The couple broke up shortly. She also dated her manager Tom Vize for a few years.
In addition to her two Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award, Griffin has also won the Vanguard Award at the 2009 GLAAD Media Awards.