Craig Ferguson, more commonly known as Craig is a well-known TV celebrity from the United States. He is not only a celebrity but also a successful actor as well as a writer. Craig is even famous among the masses as a stand-up comedian. The estimated Net Worth of Craig Ferguson is approximately $35 million US dollars.
Craig Ferguson Biography
Craig was born on the 17th of May, 1962 in Glasgow. His father’s name is Robert Ferguson and mother’s name is Janet Ferguson. He has one brother namely Scott Ferguson and two sisters namely, Janice and Lynn Ferguson. When he was six, he and his family shifted to Cumbernauld from Springburn because the city got damaged due to the World War II.
At first, he studied at Muirfield Primary School and after that took admission in Cumbernauld High School. When he was sixteen, he left high school and started working as an apprentice technician in a local electronics factory. In the year 1983, he came to New York and started working in a construction company and even served as a bouncer of a nightclub.
Craig Ferguson got married three times and had divorced twice in his life. At first, he got married to Anne Hogarth and together they stayed in New York. Then he again got married to Sascha Corwin and together they gave birth to a boy child who was named as Milo Hamish Ferguson. But, they had a separation eventually and both of them got the custody of Milo. Craig once again got married to Megan Wallace in the year 2008.
On the year 2011, the couple gave birth to a boy child who was named Liam James. Craig even got addicted to alcohol during the initial years. But he started to recover from the same from the year 1992. He even decided to commit suicide on the day of Christmas in the year 1991. But his friend rescued him from it.
Craig started his career as a drummer of a band named, The Bastards of Hell. After that, he started to work in a pub as a bartender. At the Glasgow pub, he met Michael Boyd, the director of Tron Theatre. After getting inspired from Micahel, Craig decided to start acting. The first appearance of Craig in television was in Red Dwarf. When he finally discovered his interest in comedy, he got the chance of hosting The Ferguson Theory.
This show was a perfect blend of Craig’s stand up acting and film sketch. Besides comedy, he was also a part of Dirt Detective which concentrated on the various historical sites of Scotland. In the year 1994, he shifted to Los Angeles and got the role of a baker in the comedy, Maybe This Time. He got again selected in the Drew Carey Show from the year 1996 to 2003. He even ventured into the film world and contributed his excellence in three movies namely I’ll Be There, The Big Tease and Saving Grace.
His first show on a regular basis at The Late Late Show started from the year 2005 where he himself was the host. Some of his books that got published are Between the Bridge and the River and American On Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot.
In the year 2003, Craig won the US Comedy Arts Festival for his work I’ll be There. In the year 2009, he again won the Peabody Award for his work The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Then, again in the year 2015 and 2016, he won the Daytime Emmy Awa.
How much is Craig Ferguson Net Worth in 2017
The current net worth of Craig Ferguson is near $35 million US dollars as of 2017. He also has some residential properties of his own. One of them is located at Bronson Canyon Area which has an estimated value of $4.1 million. Another home is situated in Malibu which is worth $5.6 million. In the year 2013, he sold his Beachwood mansion for $1.74 million approximately.
Craig is not just a stand-up comedian. He is a versatile person who has contributed to the society in every sphere. He has won a million hearts by his works and will be remembered for the same.