A man of lots of talents, Billy Gardell was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. But, he was raised in Florida by her mother after the divorce of his parents. Besides, he has seen very hard times in his adolescence years as he had done various odd jobs to have the basic needs. He also worked at some comedy club as a receptionist. While working there, his colleagues bet him that he wouldn’t be able to do an open mic night. Though his paycheck won’t allow him to carry out the bet completely; but he did a stand-up comedy for the 5 minutes; at that time he was of just 17 years old.
Gardell mentioned that Jackie Gleason, John Belushi, and Richard Pryor were his inspiration for the comic career. On the other hand, Bonkerz was the one who assisted him to start his career. Before becoming a well-known comedian, Gardell imagines himself a man having a career in radio.
Moreover, he has also made some income from radio and television shows. He had done a weekly show for the radio station ‘WDVE’. He has appeared in ‘The DVE Morning Show’, ‘Chelsea Lately’ and ‘Comedy Central Presents’. His most popular TV show was ‘Mike & Molly’. In 2006 he has also released his debut comedy album ‘Billy Gardell: Throwback’. The album was highly admired by his fans.
He performed in few notorious movies that include ‘Bad Santa’, ‘You, Me, and Dupree’ and ‘Avenging Angelo’ and many other whereas his latest movies include ‘Once Upon a Time in Venice’ and ‘Special Unit’. Furthermore, he has presented a leading role in the television series too like ‘Heist’, ‘The Practice’, ‘The King of Queens’ and much more.
Apart from his profession, he has also made an income from sponsorships, endorsements, and advertisements.
Billy Gardell Net Worth 2019:
- $8 Million
Billy Gardell Wife:
- Is he Married?
The private life of Gardell is very smooth. He is a married man and a father of a son. Patty Knight is his beautiful wife. These two shared the marriage vows in 2001 and has a son of 14 years. He is very contented about his personal life. He doesn’t have any girlfriend in the past too.