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Adam Carolla Biography

Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States
TV and radio-show host, actor, stand-up comedian, producer, writer

Fast Facts

  • Father was a psychologist
  • Voted Class Clown in high school
  • Was working as a boxing trainer when he broke into radio by answering a call to train Jimmy Kimmel, then a personality on an L
  • A
  • radio show
  • Cowrote 1998's The Dr
  • Drew and Adam Book: A Survival Guide to Life and Love
  • Competed in Season 6 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, with partner Julianne Hough
  • In 2010, his book In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks
  • And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy debuted on the New York Times Best Seller list


  • 2019Writers Guild Awards-Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials: nominated


  • Natalia Carolla -- Daughter
  • Jim Carolla -- Father
  • Kris Novello -- Mother
  • Santino "Sonny" Carolla -- Son
  • Lynette Paradise -- Wife