Ari Shaffir Biography
Ari David Shaffir is an American comedian, podcaster, actor, writer, and producer. He currently hosts and produces the Skeptic Tank podcast, as well as co-hosts Punch Drunk Sports with Jayson Thibault and Sam Tripoli. Furthermore, Ari is also a frequent guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast along with Mark Normand and Shane Gillis. He was born and raised in New York, United States.
Shaffir completed high school in Rockville, Maryland and then attended Yeshiva University in New York City, where he studied for two years. Thereafter, he transferred to the University of Maryland, where he majored in English literature. During his time at the university, he played on the university’s NCAA golf team, where he served as the lowest ranked NCAA athlete. Shortly after college, he made his stage debut at an open mic night at a “sports comedy place in northern Virginia”.
After that, he moved to Los Angeles to improve his chances of success as a stand-up comedian. He later appeared on television comedy shows and comedians on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. In 2012, he became bicoastal, living in Los Angeles and New York City before becoming a full-time New York resident. His popularity increased even more after his video series called The Amazing Racist went viral. In addition, he also toured with other comedians like Joey Diaz, Duncan Trussell, Tom Segura, Brian Redban, and Joe Rogan.
Subsequently, Shaffir appeared at the Montreal Comedy Festival as part of The Nasty Show. In addition, he also hosted, created and produced a live show This Is Not Happening, along with Eric Abrams. Ari also played on the third episode of the Joe Rogan Experience, her first of 44 appearances on the show. In addition, he also has a podcast called Skeptic Tank where he invites guests and discusses various topics such as suicide, rape, prison and mental health.
He also hosts another podcast titled Punch Drunk Sports with fellow comedians Sam Tripoli and Jayson Thibault. After that, he released his first stand-up album Revenge for the Holocaust, which became the number one comedy album on iTunes and Amazon. After that, he directed his first television special, Passive Aggressive, for Chill.com. Furthermore, his second special arrived in 2015 called Paid Regular which premiered on Comedy Central the same week This is Not Happening debuted.
Two years later, Shaffir released another special, Double Negative on Netflix before starting touring with the show Ari Shaffir: Jew, currently available on YouTube. In addition to his broadcast, Shaffir has also appeared in several films such as The Fax, Reeling in Reality, Pauly Shore’s Natural Born Komics and Keeping Up with the Joneses. He has also appeared in some advertisements for Coca-Cola Zero, Subway, Domino and Bud Light.
Age of Ari Shaffir
How old is Ari Shaffir? He is 49 years old in 2023. Shaffir was born in February 12, 1974 in New York, United States. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 12th of February every year.
Ari Shaffir Height/Weight
Shaffir has an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.9 m) tall. he weighs around 80kg and has brown hair with green eyes. Likewise, the measurement of your body includes 43-32-36 inches.
Ari Shaffir Wife
Is Ari Shaffir Married or Dating? He is currently married to his beautiful and beautiful lady Merryl (née Rich). The two are proud parents of five children.
Ari Shaffir Family
David was born in New York City to a Jewish family of Romanian Jewish descent. He was raised conservative Jewish until the age of nine, when his family moved to Maryland. There, his family adopted Orthodox Jewish beliefs. Furthermore, his parents names are Nat Shaffir and Merryl Shaffir. Furthermore, he has three siblings whose identities are not mentioned.
Ari Shaffir net worth
Ari has an estimated net worth of between $300,000 to $2 million dollars. He acquired his fortune from his career as a podcast, comedian, actor, and producer.