Jeff Foxworthy

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy
  • Birth Place: Atlanta, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/06/1958, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; writer; producer
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Jeff Foxworthy Fast Facts:
  • Worked at IBM for five years in Atlanta before winning the Great Southeastern Laugh-Off comedy competition in 1984.
  • Met his future wife the first time he appeared in a comedy club; married her in 1985 in New York's Central Park.
  • Inspired to begin his trademark "You might be a redneck if..." routine after seeing valet parking offered at a Detroit bowling alley.
  • Named "Best Stand-Up Comic" in 1990 at the American Comedy Awards.
  • Received his first Grammy nomination for his 1995 comedy album Games Rednecks Play.
  • Headlined his own sitcom, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, on ABC and NBC.
  • Has authored over 20 humor books (Hick Is Chic; Learning to Talk More Gooder Fastly) and children's books (Dirt on My Shirt; Hide!!!).
  • Appeared on the successful Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White.
  • Served as host of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
  • Jeff Foxworthy Relationships:
  • Jim Foxworthy - Father
  • Jordan Lane Foxworthy - Daughter
  • Jennifer Foxworthy - Sister
  • Jay Foxworthy - Brother
  • Juliane Foxworthy - Daughter
  • Pamela Gregg - Wife
  • Carole Foxworthy - Mother
  • Jeff Foxworthy Awards:
  • 1996 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

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