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Zach Galifianakis

Comedian, Actor and Pianist

Net Worth $ 15 Million
Zach Galifianakis Lifestyle on Richfiles
  • Birthday1st Oct, 69
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusMarried
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American actor Zach Galifianakis shot into international recognition with his award winning role as the lovable but annoying Alan Garner in The Hangover movie franchise. The comedian began his career doing the rounds of stand-up clubs in LA and appeared in several comedy shows. Zach landed a role on a show called “Dog Bites Man” in which he played Alan Finger. Being catapulted into the spotlight after the first release of The Hangover, Galifianakis brought his particular brand of comedy to many other movies including the road trip comedy “Due Date” in which he co-starred with Robert Downey Jr. and “Dinner for Schmucks” which landed him a Best Comedy Actor in Film award at the Comedy Awards. Zach Galifianakis also starred in his own inline series "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis" for which he received Best Actor Award at the 14th Annual Webby Awards. Zach Galifianakis has an estimated net worth of around $15 million dollars, a chunk of which he has earned from his roles in the internationally successful “The Hangover” movies series. According to reports, Zach Galifianakis was paid a cool $5 million to reprise his role as Alan Garner in the second sequel of The Hangover. Zach Galifianakis supports a number of charitable causes and is one of the celebrity ambassadors for the Stand Up To Cancer foundation. Galifianakis owns two homes in the United States which include a home in Los Angeles and a farm house in North Carolina. Galifianakis describes his farm as a “writer's retreat” and plans to use the property to open a music school for underprivileged kids. Zach Galifianakis is of Scots-Irish descent from his mother’s side and of Greek ancestry from his father’s side. His paternal grandparents were first generation immigrants who emigrated from Crete, Greece. Zach has an older brother, Greg and a younger sister, Merritt. Zach Galifianakis was a communications major at the North Carolina State University though he did not graduate. On August 11, 2012, Galifianakis married longtime girlfriend Quinn Lundberg, who is the co-founder of a charity named Growing Voices, in Canada.

Quotes

  • Inappropriateness is funny to me. Rudeness is hilarious.
  • I kind of put myself out there as is. I'm a quiet person. I don't know if that's surprising. I'm a Pilates junkie.
  • When I was in high school I used to sit by myself in the cafeteria - not necessarily by choice - but I thought it was funny to talk to people that weren't there.
  • I think if they put a laugh track on 'Intervention,' it would be funny.
  • I would have changed my last name if being famous were my goal.

Did you know?

  • He is of Greek ancestry known for his film and television appearances including his own Comedy Central Presents special.
  • He earned the MTV Movie Award for the Best Comedic Performance for co-starring as Alan Garner in the hit comedy The Hangover.
  • His career began on television,he played stoner Bobby in the short-lived sitcom Boston Common and joined Saturday Night Live as a writer.

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Zach Galifianakis drives Vespa

Vespa LX125 Scooter

Zach Galifianakis looked quite a dude while riding the Vespa LX125. Though, the fact that a celebrity like Zach Galifianakis riding the Vespa LX125 is quite an unbelievable event but it's completely true. To be very honest, LX125 Vespa is not at all a bad two wheeler. Its cool, sexy and provide a very powerful performance. This unisex two-wheeler comes with a 125cc, 3-valve, carburetted engine. The Vespa is capable of producing a top power output around 10.06 bhp at 7500 rpm. This stylish 2-wheeler is fitted with a hydraulic monoshock at the rear end and hydraulic shock absorber at the front end. CVT transmission and three spoke alloy wheels driving this two wheeler extremely easy and safe.It's priced around $1,200.

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