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Jeff Garlin- Wiki, age, height, net worth, wife, ethnicity

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Jeff Garlin is an American comedian and actor best known for his role as Jeff Greene in the HBO sitcom ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’. He is also known for his roles in Fox’s ‘Arrested Development’, Netflix’s ‘ParaNorman’, ‘Wall-E’ and ‘Toy Story 3’. He is a multi-talented actor as he also writes, produces, does stand-up comedy and directs.

Quick Facts

Real name Jeff Garlin
Nickname Jeff
Date of birth June 5, 1962
Age 60 years old
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Profession TV actor
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 90kg
Hair colour Dark brown
Eye color Black
Net value $15 million

Jeff Garlin Age and Early Life

Jeff Garlin was born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 5, 1962, to parents Gene Garlin and Carole Garlin. His zodiac sign is Gemini and he is 60 years old. His full name is Jeff Todd Garlin, and he is Jewish. Michael Garlin is his younger brother. He grew up in Morton Grove, Illinois with his brother. His father used to work for the plumbing company of the Bilko family. Garlin has always wanted to do stand-up comedy. His earliest ambition was to become a comedian.

He attended Nelson Elementary School for his studies. He has had Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome since he was a toddler. When he was in sixth grade, his family moved to South Florida. As a result, he enrolled at Nova High School in 1980. He graduated from there and then enrolled at Broward Community College, but dropped out.

Jeff Garlin Height and Weight

Garlin is a tall man who is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 90 kg. He also has dark brown hair and black eyes.

Jeff Garlin

Jeff Garlin’s Net Worth

How much is Jeff Garlin’s net worth? Jeff Garlin’s net worth is expected to be around $15 million as of 2023. He makes the most of his money as an actor. Likewise, he has done podcasts, writing and stand-up comedy. His pay for each episode is about $84,000.


Garlin moved from South Florida to Chicago in 1984 to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. He had the opportunity to perform with the comic company ‘The Second City’ and to work at the box office with Stephen Colbert. He was also the roommate of Conan O’Brien (comedy writer). He later worked as a director and script editor for Denis Leary and Jon Stewart programs.

Garlin has appeared in a number of films and television shows during his acting career. He started his acting career in 1983. He made his movie debut in the 1983 movie ‘Spring Break’ but failed to get credit. Then, in 1992, he made his movie debut in ‘Straight Talk’, a comedy. He appeared in several other films, including ‘RoboCop 3 (1992),’ ‘Senseless (1998),’ ‘Run Ronnie Run! (2002), Sleepover(2004), ParaNorman(2012), Handsome(2017), and many more. He has also appeared in a number of TV shows including ‘Roseanne (1989),’ Mad About You (1997), ‘Self Storage (2000), ‘King of the Hill (2002), ‘Campus Ladies (2006)’ , ‘Family Guy(2014)’, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm(2000)’ and many others.

He has also won two Producers Guild Awards for Best Episodic Comedy for the TV series ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (2002 and 2004). In addition to being an actor, Garlin is also a writer. He published his first book, ‘My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World’, on February 23, 2010. Garlin also hosted a program called ‘By The Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin’. The program emphasized candid conversations over conventional interviews.

Jeff Garlin Woman and Marriage

Who is Jeff Garlin’s wife? Jeff Garlin is currently divorced and unmarried. On July 24, 1994, he married Marla Beth Cahan. They initially met on the job, when Marla was his agent and he was a stand-up comedian. They started dating and eventually got married.

The couple was blessed with a son in 1996. He was given the name James Garlin. Likewise, they were blessed with another son in 2000, whom they named Duke Garlin. However, the couple announced their divorce in 2019 after 25 years of marriage. He has said that they would remain friends even after their divorce and he will always be there to support her.

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