Anthony Jeselnik

Anthony is a funny American comedian who has always made people crack through his jokes every time he is on stage. Apart from being a comedian, he is also an actor. His style of comedy is a dark comedy style as well as an arrogant performance. In 2009, he was the host for Comedy Central.

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Biography and Early Life

The American comedian was born on 22 December 1978 to his parents Anthony Jeselnik, his father as well as Stephanie Jeselnik, his mother, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He hails Slovenian descent.

Since his childhood days, Anthony was always cracking jokes way before his career took shape. Even at school, he used to crack jokes to not only his fellow students but also to his teachers.

Though he aimed to be a novel writer, the tables turned on him to be a comedian, and a unique one for that matter.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Anthony Jeselnik in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Anthony Jeselnik’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 22 December 1978. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


He attended his schooling at Upper St Clair High School. Later on, he did a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature with a business minor at the Tulane University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Anthony has managed to keep his personal life a secret to the world. However, it is known that he once dated Amy Schumer, a fellow comedian. After two years of dating, the couple separated as he aims at focusing more on his career.

There are no other rumors about him dating any other woman so far. However, he has proclaimed himself as an atheist. Being a lover of football, he is a fan of the NFL, vehemently supporting the Pittsburg Steelers.

Is Anthony Jeselnik Gay?

Jeselnik’s sexuality is straight. Though he has been rumored to be gay, there has not been any substantial proof to that. His family and friends indicate that there is no truth in the rumors. The rumors are heightened by the fact that he has not openly engaged himself with any relationships.

Professional Career

Anthony moved to LA in order to pursue his dream where he tried stand-up comedy at a ‘Borders.’ A breakthrough in comedy requires not only dedication and focus but also being unique and different since you can easily find comedians all around.

He, later on, wrote Jimmy Fallon’s first episode of the ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ show which was love to Jimmy. Since then, Jeselnik joined Comedy Central as a host of the show ‘Comedy Central Presents.’ After he saw he was getting a huge following, he started writing and performing for the Roasts on Comedy Central. His breakthrough came during one of his episodes where he performed on Donald Trump earned him a huge following throughout the country.

His success, especially at Comedy central, informed Anthony’s decision to start ‘The Jeselnik Offensive,’ his own show on Comedy Central. He started with an episode on cancer aimed for a cancer support group which hit as it was a love for his fans. This was against Comedy Central’s view and idea. However, Anthony received accolades even from Jay Leno.

The ‘The Jeselnik Offensive’ show ended in 2013 after two seasons. The same year saw he make a stand-up special titled ‘Caligula.’ Later on, together with his Tulane graduate, Rosenthal, they started a podcast on titled ‘The Rosenthal & Jeselnik Vanity Project.’

He later on a special stand-up on Netflix titled Thoughts & Prayers,’ which he has been able to release three albums of the same and has provided a platform for him to go on tours.

Jeselnik’s has wowed his fans with a unique kind of comedy that involves biting insults, an onstage persona with unethical bursts, misdirection as well as sequiturs


Presently, Anthony hails as one of the greatest comedians there are in the United States. He has received numerous award nominations and has won some of them, including the Primetime Emmy nomination.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Anthony Jeselnik in 2021

Throughout his comedy career, Anthony Jeselnik has been able to amass an estimated net worth of about $5 million as of 2021. The comedy world has really received him and has been a stepping stone in his life.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • At one point in his life, Anthony involved himself with a reality show titled Celebrity Fit Club that helped him lose a few pounds. After the show, he was unable to regain the pounds he had lost
  • He was criticized for wearing a T-shirt with the words AIDS Kills Fags Dead. He would, later on, apologize for his ignorance.

Having fans all over the world, Jeselnik is one of the greatest comedians to ever live on planet earth. His jokes are endless and, on the other hand, are uniquely funny, thus differentiating him from the rest of the industry. He truly is a love for many.


Facts of Anthony Jeselnik

  • Gender Male
  • full nameAnthony Jeselnik
  • birthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of Birth December 22, 1978
  • Age 45 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionNon-religious
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionAmerican comedian, writer, actor, and producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 70 Kg, In Pounds – 154 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolUpper St Clair High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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