Jeff Dunham

  • Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Comedian, Ventriloquist
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  • Is his parents' only child; they adopted him a few months after his birth.
  • Began learning ventriloquism at age 8, when he received a Mortimer Snerd dummy for Christmas.
  • Performed at Gene Roddenberry's 70th birthday party in 1988.
  • Enjoys building and flying kit helicopters.
  • Builds and modifies his own dummies in a workshop on his tour bus.
  • Was named the third highest-earning comedian in America by Forbes magazine in 2009.


  • Jack Steven Dunham — Son
  • James Jeffrey Dunham — Son
  • Ashlyn Evelyn Dunham — Daughter
  • Makenna Paige Dunham — Daughter
  • Howard Dunham — Father
  • Joyce Dunham — Mother
  • Paige Dunham — Ex-wife
  • Audrey Elena Dunham — Wife
  • Bree Dunham Hemphill — Daughter


  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, United States (BA, 1986)
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