Louie Anderson

Nadine Caridi

Everybody has their own version of the sense of humor but not all dare to make that their career. However, Louie Anderson career and its success have always lured many people to make their humor their career.


Louie Anderson is an American stand-up comedian actor and television host. He is popular for his unique style of making people laugh. He is the creator of the cartoon series Life with Louie. Also, Louie Anderson is a writer who has written books that have been successful to gather many positive reviews. To those who still do not know Anderson, he is the host of the television game show Family Feud.


Louie Anderson was born on March 24, 1953, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He was born to Ora Zella (Prouty) and Louis William Anderson. His family has got many members. To be clear, Anderson is the second-youngest of 11 children in his family. His mother is definitely a superwoman because she actually gave birth to 16 children. Oh my god! But sadly five of them died in childhood.

Early life and education

Given the fact that Louie Anderson career as a comedian is such a hit, Louie Anderson early life started to become one of the major curiosities to the audience. Well, he has ten siblings and living in such an environment is something really cool. His siblings might have been his friends then. The rumors follow that Anderson has a normal childhood.

For the formal education, Louie Anderson went to Johnson Senior High which is a is a comprehensive high school for grades 9 to 12 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.

Career and net worth

After some sneak peeks into Louie Anderson early life, let us look into the main part, Louie Anderson career. Louie Anderson has got the reputation of being humble and light which made him easy to leave a mark on millions of his fans. Louie Anderson career has actually many aspects. He is an actor, stand-up comedian, television host and he has done this entire role with a grace.

Louie Anderson career officially started from 1984 and he is active until now. Anderson made his network debut as a stand-up comedian on The Tonight Show on November 20, 1984. He has been building a huge fan base ever since. He also performed in the singing telegram scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off in 1986, though the role was small, his presence was highly appreciated.  Additionally, he appeared in a comedy special on Showtime in 1987.

Louie Anderson career might have taken a real good pace from 1988. Anderson played a role in John Landis' film Coming to America in 1988. Similarly, in the same year, Anderson star in the camp comedy The Wrong Guys.

Following Louie Anderson career, he produced a Saturday morning animated series for Fox called Life with Louie in 1995. The audience could see that Anderson has put his heart and soul in the series because it featured his own life, his childhood with 10 siblings, a sweet-hearted mother, and a loud father. The series showed how he was teased because of his weight and how he used comedy to deal with it. The show was liked by many people and in no time it was a hit. It even won two Daytime Emmy Awards.

Louie Anderson created and starred in The Louie Show for CBS in 1996. His recent appearances would include his appearance in the ABC reality television series Splash in 2013. Anderson has played the part of Christine Baskets on the FX comedy series Baskets since the first month of 2016. All these details scream at the top of its voice that Louie Anderson career is a hit.

So, after knowing the success stories of his work, it is no wonder even if Louie Anderson net worth is in millions of dollars, but is it though? Yes, it is, Louie Anderson net worth has been estimated to be 1.5 million dollars. The amount is huge.

Personal life and net worth

Louie Anderson looks sweet and Louie Anderson personal life is not that sweet, however, it is a subjective term matter though. Louie Anderson might have had many ups and downs but not much had been revealed yet. Anderson fell in love with a girl, he was lucky enough to marry that girl but could not keep her for the lifetime. He got married to his high school girlfriend in 1985 but the marriage could not last longer than four weeks.

Awards, achievements, and recognitions

Louie Anderson’s Life with Louie has won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program. He has also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance as Christine Baskets in 2016. The guy has an active twitter account and anyone can follow him.



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