Jim Jefferies - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 16, 2020
|Born on :||February 14, 1977 (age 44)|
|Birth Name /
|Geoff James Nugent|
|Birth Place:||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|University:||Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts|
Hank Jefferies (born: November 7, 2012)
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Jim Jefferies?
Jim Jefferies is another must-know comedian, who has made his way into Hollywood. From his funny jokes to cute looks and smile, he has charmed us all!
Jim Jefferies: Age, Parents, Siblings
Jim Jefferies’ birth took place on 14 February 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. His birth name/full name is Geoff James Nugent. There is no information as to his parent’s names but we do know that his father worked as a cabinetmaker and maintenance worker while his mother was a substitute teacher. There are no data on his siblings as well.
young Jim Jefferies (Image: Instagram)
Jim Jefferies completed his schooling in Sydney where he also grew up. He then moved to Perth and attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. After graduating with his degree, he moved to Sydney and later to the United Kingdom.
His ethnicity is Irish.
Jim Jefferies: Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Jefferies was in a relationship with actress Kate Luyben. Although they are not married, they do have a son together named Hank Jefferies, born on November 7, 2012. Currently, Jefferies is believed to be a single man.
Source: Zimbio (Jim Jefferies and Kate Luyben)
Jim Jefferies: Career
Jefferies first started small and slowly grew into it. His stand-up was short-form jokes, which he later enlarged to hour-long sets. He had a bad experience in 2007 when he was attacked onstage while performing at the Manchester Comedy Store.
Finally, in 2009, he had his breakthrough moment came. He was cast in HBO special, I Swear to God, opening doors for him and furthering his career.
Albums, TV shows, Films
Jefferies’ stand up special/albums include Hell Bound (2008), Contraband (2008), I Swear to God (2009), Alcoholocaust (2010), Fully Functional (2012), Bare (2014), Freedumb (2016), This Is Me Now (2018). This Is Me Now aired on Netflix as well. He also hosted Jim and Eddie Talkin' Shit podcast but had to quit the due to his busy schedule.
Over the years he has starred in The Last Chancers (2004), Comedy Cuts (2007), Tainted Love (2013), Legit, Bad Judge, The Librarians, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser (2016). In addition, he is the host, creator, writer and executive producer of The Jim Jefferies Show, which premiered on March 3, 2017.
The terrific Television host has starred in movies too- Me and My Mates vs the Zombie Apocalypse (2014), Punching Henry (2016), Killing Hasselhoff (2017).
Jim Jefferies: Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Jefferies is estimated at around $9 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.
Jim Jefferies: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Jim Jefferies is followed by thousands of followers. He also has an official website - jimjefferies.com.
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