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Thomas Papa was born on the 10th November 1968, in Passaic, New Jersey USA, and is an actor, comedian, writer and television and radio host, but best known to the world for his comedy specials “Freaked Out” (2013), and “Human Mule” (2016), among others. Papa’s career started in the early 1990s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Tom Papa is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Papa’s net worth is as high as $3 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, during which he has become one of the most successful comedians of his time. Tom also released a comedy album “Calm, Cool, & Collected” in 2005, which improved his wealth too.
Tom Papa Net Worth $3 Million
Although born in Passaic, Tom spent his childhood in nearby Park Ridge and then Woodcliff Lake, where he went to Pascack Hills High School from which he matriculated in 1986. He subsequently enrolled at Rider University and graduated four years later.
Tom’s career began in the early ‘90s, when he started appearing at the microphone in the New York City club Stand Up New York. Little by little his name was becoming more popular, and soon he was selected by none other than Jerry Seinfeld to follow him on his tour. Tom made his official screen debut in the Christian Charles’ documentary “Comedian” in 2002, starring Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock among other stars of the comedy genre. The same year he appeared solo in several shows, including the “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn”, and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”. To speak further of his success in 2002, he sparked an acting career, landing a small role in the comedy film “Analyze That”, starring Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal and Lisa Kudrow. Over the years he has been juggling his commitments between acting, stand-up comedy and television and radio host. Therefore, Papa has made an impact in different areas of the entertainment industry, all contributing to his net worth.
He has filmed several comedy specials, including “Tom Papa: Live in New York City” (2011), “Freaked Out” (2013), and most recently “Human Mule” (2016), while also releasing a comedy album in 2005 entitled “Calm, Cool, & Collected”. Furthermore, he has made appearance in shows such as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (2003-2011), “Gotham Comedy Live” (2013), and was also the host of the comedy panel game “Duck Quacks Don’t Echo” (2014), then “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” (2015-2016), among others, in which he has shown his comedic skills.
Tom is now the host of the show “Come to Papa” that airs on channel 99, and so far has interviewed such comedy stars as Mel Brooks, Dick Cavett, Ray Romano, and Jerry Seinfeld, among others. Apart from interviews, Tom also performs comedy sketches and stand-up routines, and it has also expanded to the screen, in the form of the TV series “Come to Papa”. Also, he served as the host of the show “The Marriage Ref” (2010-2011).
To speak further of his accomplishments, Tom has appeared in several film and TV roles, including in “The Life Coach” (2005), then Steven Soderbergh’s Golden Globe Award- nominated “The Informant” (2009), starring Matt Damon and Tony Hale, Harland Williams’ directorial debut “Fudgy Wudgy Fudge Face” (2010), and again teaming up with Soderbergh for the film “Behind the Candelabra” in 2013.
Most recently, Tom had a small role in the TV series “Red Oaks” (2016), but all of these appearances have added a significant amount of money to Tom’s net worth, considering the fact that some of the titles became quite successful.
Regarding his personal life, Tom is married and has one child, however, details of his marriage remain unknown in the media.