Gary Valentine Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Gary Joseph Knipfing, born on the 22nd of November, 1961 is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor who became known under his stage name Gary Valentine.

So how much is Valentine’s net worth? As of mid 2016, it is reported to be $2.5 million, acquired from his years as a comedian, headlining various clubs and comedy festivals, and also starred in various television show and movies.

Gary Valentine Net Worth $2.5 million

Born in Mineola, New York, of part-German descent, Valentine is the son of Janet and Joseph Knipfing. His mother worked in a chiropractor’s office and his father owned an insurance agency. He also has two siblings, Leslie and Kevin who became a popular Hollywood star as well, now more known as actor Kevin James.

Valentine’s career started in the early ’90’s as a stand-up comedian in New York. Although he was making enough income, success was a bit tough. He decided to venture to Los Angeles despite the competition and tried to rival other comedians. His appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival created a buzz, and immediately opportunities came knocking at his door.

Valentine was invited to various talk shows that slowly started his career on television. Some of the programs that he graced are “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn”. His early appearances on television helped him build his net worth and his career as a premiere comic.

In 1999, Valentine landed his first television role in the show “The King of Queens”, playing the role of Danny Hefferman, cousin of the lead role Doug who is played by his brother Kevin. The show aired for nine seasons, became a success with audiences, and catapulted Valentine’s career in Hollywood plus tremendously increasing his net worth.
After “The King of Queens”, Valentine shifted to movies and also found considerable success. He appeared in movies including “Stuck on You”, “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry”, “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” and “The Deported”. He was also cast in made-for-TV movies including “The Dog Who Saved Christmas”, “The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation”, “The Dog Who Saved Halloween”, “The Dog Who Saved the Holidays” and “The Dog Who Saved Summer”. The success of such movies also meant the same for Valentine.

Gary’s series of movie appearances made him more successful, and also increased his wealth. From time to time he still appears in movies; he has also made guest appearances in the television shows “Men of Certain Age”, “The Fargo” and “The X Show”. He has also guested once in a while in the show “Chelsea Lately” as one of its round table comedians.

Today, Valentine is still active in movies and television and still headlines in various shows and comedy tours.
In terms of his personal life, Valentine has been married to Jackyline since 1993.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 22, 1961
Birth place: Mineola, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Profession:Actor
Education:Ward Melville High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Jackyline Knipfing (m. 1993)
Parents:Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr., Janet Knipfing
Siblings:Kevin James, Leslie Knipfing
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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kevin Can Wait2016-2017TV SeriesKyle Gable
The Dog Who Saved Summer2015George Bannister
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 22015Saul Gundermutt
Fargo2014TV SeriesDeputy Knudsen
The Dog Who Saved the Holidays2012TV MovieGeorge Bannister
Here Comes the Boom2012Eric Voss
Wrong2012/IEMT Nurse
Jack and Jill2011/IDallas
The Dog Who Saved Halloween2011TV MovieGeorge Bannister
Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury2011Officer Murdock
Zookeeper2011Pizza Guy
Men of a Certain Age2011TV SeriesGambler at Craps Table
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation2010TV MovieGeorge Bannister
Hosed2010/IVideo shortSmitty
The Dog Who Saved Christmas2009TV MovieGeorge Bannister
The Deported2009Maury the Agent
Paul Blart: Mall Cop2009Karaoke Singer
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry2007Karl Eisendorf
The King of Queens1999-2007TV SeriesDanny Heffernan / Jerry Heffernan
Alive N' Kickin'2007TV MovieGary
Stuck on You2003Wes
Velocity Rules2001ShortStunner

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comedy Central Presents2001TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The King of QueensTV Series teleplay by - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2000 written by - 1 episode, 1999 story by - 1 episode, 1999

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dog Who Saved Summer2015co-producer
Opinion: To Each His Own2001Video documentary producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The King of Queens2001-2005TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gotham Comedy Live2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian
World's Funniest2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Chelsea Lately2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Round Table / Himself / Himself - Men Over 40 / ...
After Lately2011TV SeriesHimself
Dog Tracks: The Making of 'The Dog Who Saved Halloween'2011ShortHimself
The Web.Files2009TV SeriesHimself
Filmnut2009TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Blackjack2004TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Comedian2002DocumentaryHimself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Comedy Central Presents2001TV Series documentaryHimself
DirecTV Movie Showcase2000TV SeriesHimself - Host
The X Show1999TV SeriesHost (2000-2001)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHimself

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