Jeff Foxworthy Birth Detailed Information
Jeff Foxworthy was born on September 6, 1958.
- Jeff Foxworthy is an American comedian and actor.
- Presently, Jeff Foxworthy is a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
- Jeff Foxworthy has released six main comedy albums for the year 1993 to 2004.
- You Might Be a Redneck If… (1993)
- Rednecks Play (1995)
- Crank It Up: The Music Album (1996)
- Totally Committed (1998)
- Big Funny (2000)
- Have Your Loved Ones Spayed or Neutered (2004).
- The initial two albums were certified 3× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA.
- Crank It Up was certified platinum.
- Totally Committed was certified gold. Jeff Foxworthy has also been credited with writing of books on his redneck jokes.
- Jeff Foxworthy also wrote an autobiography named “No Shirt, No Shoes… No Problem!”
Jeff Foxworthy Television Appearance
- Jeff Foxworthy has also made several appearances in television.
- Jeff Foxworthy appeared as the star of a sitcom named “The Jeff Foxworthy Show.”
- Jeff Foxworthy has also portrayed in several Blue Collar television specials.
- Jeff Foxworthy has been performing as the host of the quiz shows “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” on FOX since 2007.
- Jeff Foxworthy also performed as a host for nationally associated radio shows entitled “The Foxworthy Countdown.”
Early Life and Career of Jeff Foxworthy
- Jeff Foxworthy was born in Hapeville, Georgia.
- Jeff Foxworthy father was James Abstance, who was a computer executive.
- Jeff Foxworthy mother was Carole Linda Foxworthy.
- Jeff Foxworthy grandfather James Marvin Camp was a Georgia fireman.
- Fox worthy studied from Hapeville High School.
- Jeff Foxworthy did a job for five years in mainframe maintenance at IBM.
- In 1984.on the request of his co-workers, Jeff Foxworthy participated and won the Great Southeastern Laugh-off hosted in Atlanta’s Punch Line comedy club.
Comedy Albums and Television
- In the year 1990, Jeff Foxworthy had won the award for the "Best Stand-Up Comic" at the yearly American Comedy Awards.
- Jeff Foxworthy himself released, “You Might Be a Redneck If...” in 1993, which initiated the "You Might Be a Redneck" craze and trend.
- It also topped the comedy album charts, and more than three million copies of the album was sold.
- Jeff Foxworthy released, "Games Rednecks Play," in July 1995. It won the 1996 Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Comedy Album.
- Jeff Foxworthy release of Totally Committed, in May 1999, achieved gold status.
- It also won Grammy Award nomination of 1999.
- Jeff Foxworthy received a nomination for Best Spoken Comedy Album at the 43rd Annual Grammy in 2001.
- Foxworthy also hosted the TNN Music City News Country Awards consecutively for three years from 1998 to 2000.
- In 1995, Jeff Foxworthy appeared in The Jeff Foxworthy Show.
- It was a sitcom designed and produced as an outcome of his stand-up comedy persona. But was canceled after one season. The first season of his sitcom was based in Bloomington, Indiana. The telecast of the show was seen on Nick at Nite and CMT. Karen was the character of his wife in the show.
- Anita Barone in season 1 and Ann Cusack portrayed it in season 2.
- Jeff Foxworthy intelligent son Matt was portrayed by by Haley Joel Osment.
- Comedian Jay Mohr played his brother Wayne.
- Presently, Jeff Foxworthy is the host of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”.
- It is a game show, which is relayed on FOX on Fridays.
- Jeff Foxworthy is also hosting “The Foxworthy Countdown” since April 1999.
- It is a national weekly radio show, which is a countdown of the Top 25 country hits of the week.
- CMA also nominated him in 2001 for Broadcast Personality of the Year
Jeff Foxworthy Personal life
- Jeff Foxworthy and Pamela Gregg fell in love with each other and decide to marry in 1985. The couple is blessed with two daughters.
- Jordan is the first daughter born in 1992 and Julianne was born in 1994.
- Jeff Foxworthy is a renowned hunting enthusiast.
- So, Jeff Foxworthy appeared as host as well as featured guest on quite a few programs on the Outdoor Channel.
- Jeff Foxworthy has contributed a lot to missionary work in Africa, particularly Kenya.
- Jeff Foxworthy is closely associated with the 410 Bridge.
- Jeff Foxworthy has also set up a benefit event for them entitled "A Night For Africa" two years in a line.