Jeff Foxworthy

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Born: Sep 06, 1958 AD
Currently alive, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Comedians, Comics


1985 - Born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 6th of September.

1979 - Foxworthy graduated from Hapeville High School and was a member at Georgia Tech in Atlanta

1984 - Worked for five years in mainframe maintenance at IBM  before, at the urging of co-workers, entering and winning the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Atlanta's Punch Line comedy club.

1989 - He has authored several books, including You Might Be a Redneck If... and related "redneck humor" books as well as his autobiography, No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem!.

1993 - He released You Might Be a Redneck If... which started the "You Might Be a Redneck" fad, topped the comedy album charts, and sold more than three million copies.

1995 - He starred in The Jeff Foxworthy Show, a sitcom created out of his stand-up comedy persona. It aired on ABC, but was canceled after one season.

2000 - He had a career resurgence as a result of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, in which he and three other comedians, specializing in common-man comedy, toured the country and performed for record crowds.

2004 - He launched a new television show called Blue Collar TV on The WB Television Network and Comedy Central.

         - He serves as executive producer, and stars alongside Blue Collar Comedy Tour-mates Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall.

2005 - Larry the Cable Guy's website, he says the show was canceled on the 17th of October, by the network. Reruns of Blue Collar TV continued until the network merged with UPN to form The CW.

2005 - He also has released a cookbook entitled The Redneck Grill, co-authored with David Boyd, and Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary: Words You Thought You Knew the Meaning Of.

         -  He was roasted in a TV special called Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy.

2007 - He is host of the FOX game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, which began airing on the 27th of February.

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