Louis C.K. Net Worth

Raquel Davies | November 6, 2013


$8.5 million


    Louis Szekely, Jr.


    September 12, 1967


    Comedian and Actor


    6 foot and 204lbs

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Louis C.K. has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million

Louis C.K. is an American comedian, actor, director, and writer with an estimated net worth of $8.5 million. Louis is best known for starring in the FX comedy series, Louie. He is 6’0″ and weighs 204 pounds. Louis Szekely, Jr. was born on September 12, 1967 in Washington, D.C. His mother was a software engineer and his father an economist who met each other at Harvard University. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Mexico City until C.K. was 7, when they moved to Massachusetts. His parents divorced and he was raised by his mother with his three siblings. He went to the same high school, Newton North High School, as actors Matt LeBlanc and John Krasinski.

C.K. tried stand-up for the first time at 17 years of age during an open-mic night in a Boston club. He would move to New York City to pursue a career as a comedian in 1989. He honed his craft in mostly-empty comedy clubs and unsuccessfully auditioned for Saturday Night Live. His luck would start to turn around when he got  a gig as a writer on the show Caroline’s Comedy Hour, which would lead to a writing job on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 1993. He would go on to write comedy for The Dana Carvey Show and The Chris Rock Show and had his first HBO special in 1996. He also wrote and directed the film Pootie Tang in 2001, which was a bomb.

C.K.’s rise to worldwide stardom started with HBO’s 2006 show Lucky Louie. Although it was canceled after its first season, it introduced C.K. to a wider audiences and showed his abilities and offbeat humor. He would go to perform a series of ultra successful comedy specials in the decade and is widely considered to be among the most talented comedians in the world. In 2010, FX premiered his new show, Louie, which was an immediate success and revolutionized television comedy. In 2012, the show won an Emmy and C.K. has since toured across the country on some of the most successful comedy tours in history. C.K. was married from 1995 to 2008 and has two daughters with his former wife.

Louis C.K has enough net worth to buy:

1. 6,640.6 Citizen Promaster Sky Eco-Drive Solar Men’s Watch ($1,280.00 each)

2. 14.6 Saleen S7 Sports Car ($580,000.00 each)

3. 42,500 Brooks Brothers Grey Suit Trousers  ($200.00 each)

Louis C.K. has enough net worth to give everyone in Austria $1.


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Written by Raquel Davies

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