Kathy Griffin is an american actress,comedian,screenwriter,producer and what not. Kathy has a net worth more than $30 million dollars. Kathy started her career from shows like “Seinfeld” and “Suddenly Susan”. She is also known for her role in “Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List” an Emmy winning reality series.
Griffin has worked for different stand up comedian shows for HBO. For Bravo she has recorded 16 television specials breaking the Guinness world record of number of television specials aired on any network. She is also active in community work and actively participates in society on social issues. She supports same sex marriage. She is in the limelight for making controversial statements about celebrities,religion and sexuality.
She was born on 4th November 1960 in Illinois to Mary Margaret Griffin and John Pattrick Griffin. Kathy has four siblings and Kathy was the most talkative kid in the family. She was the youngest among her siblings. She used to share her each and everything with her family and neighbors.
She always wanted to perform on the stage from the starting. She has appeared on various school shows initially and ended up with a commercial one.
At the age of 18, She moved to Los Angeles with her retired parents hoping to showcase her talent to a bigger platform. She took admission at the Lee Strasberg Theater and soon joined the film institute. Soon enough she became associated with the Groundings and became part of the Groundings regular cast in 1985.
After learning a format of stand up at that time, Griffin managed to create her space in a Nascent alternative comedy space.
In 1992 she started appearing in UnCabaret. In the same year Griffin with her friends Margaret Cho and Janeane Garofolo established “Hot Cup O’ Talk”. Further, She managed to appear on the HBO comedy half hour in 1996 and later on stand alone comedy special on HBO.
At the age of 30, Kathy herself confirmed that she had earned around $72 million dollars. In 2018, She claimed her net worth around $32 million dollars which also include real estate investments.
Griffin appeared in several reality television shows, one the popular one is “ Kathy’s So-Called Reality ” an MTV Series. Her controversial statement made her popular which led to appearances on different talk shows and guest hosting opportunities for famous shows.
Her unique behaviour and statements about the sexuality and the gay rights earned her fame as well as dedicated following among women and gay men. In 2007 she started hosting the New Year’s Eve broadcast on CNN with Anderson Copper. She later on hosted the show ‘Kathy’ in 2013 and replaced Joan Rivers in 2015 for the same show.
In 2017 Griffin’s career suffered a setback when she was clicked by a photographer holding a bloodied mask of US President Donald Trump. Due to this she got fired from CNN show New Year Eve’s and faced criticism from the media.
In November 2018, She sold one of her homes estimated for $4.49 million dollars which she have purchased in $2.85 million dollars