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Chris Farley: Net Worth, Relation, Age, Full Bio & More

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Chris Farley

He was one of the best comedians you must have ever come across. Here’s Chris Farley! Know everything about his story in this article. Have a look!

Who is Chris Farley?

Christopher Crosby Farley was an American actor and comedian. He was a member of Chicago’s Second City Theatre. He was also one of the cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. He was born on February 15, 1964, and died on December 18, 1997. He was 33 years old when he died. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, he grew up in Maple Bluff. 

Later, he pursued a film career and was a part of Coneheads, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Beverly Hills Ninja, Billy Madison, Dirty Work, and Almost Heroes. He was greatly influenced by John Belushi and became one of the biggest comedians in the country.

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Quick Bio

Real NameChristopher Crosby Farley
First NameChristopher
Last NameFarley
Nick NameChris Farley
Date of BirthFebruary 15, 1964
Date of DeathDecember 18, 1997
Age33 years old
OccupationAmerican stand up comedian, actor
BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin, U.S
CountryUnited States of America
NationalityAmerican
Birth signAquarius
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorBlue
Height5 feet 8 inches

174 centimetre

1.74 meter

EducationParochial schools in Madison

Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart

Marquette University 

Cause of DeathDrug Overdose

Career

How did Chris Farley attain success?

  • Chris Farley began his career at the ‘Scotch Oil Company’ where he accompanied his father. Professionally, he started performing on stage at Chicago’s ‘ImprovOlympic’ (iO) theatre.
  • He then got an opportunity to perform at Chicago’s ‘Second City Theatre’. Impressed with his performance, Lorne Michaels, the producer of NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’, decided to cast him for the show.
  • He made his television debut with Chris Rock in the ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he also worked with actors like Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, and David Spade.
  • He imitated real-life people like Rudy Giuliani, Norman Schwarzkopf, Roger Ebert, and Hank Williams. 
  • In 1992, he made his first film debut with the comedy ‘Wayne’s World’ where he played the role of a security guard. In 1993, he featured in ‘Coneheads’. In the same year, ‘Wayne’s World 2’ was released too. 
  • In 1994, the comedy film ‘Airheads’ was released where he portrayed Officer Wilson. In 1995, he acted in ‘Tommy Boy. In 1996, he appeared in ‘Black Sheep’. 
  • In 1997, ‘Beverly Hills Ninja’ was released. In 1998, he starred in ‘Almost Heroes’, which was released posthumously. He was also featured in a music video, ‘Soul to Squeeze’ by the famous American rock band ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’.

Personal Information

What is the physical appearance of Chris Farley?

  • Chris Farley was 5 feet 8 inches tall.
  • Chris Farley had light brown hair and blue eyes.
  • His zodiac sign was Aquarius.
  • He was one of the most famous comedians in the world and had a huge fanbase.

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Relationship

What is the relationship status of Chris Farley?

  • Chris Farley was not married. However, he was supposedly in a relationship with comedy writer Erin Maroney and model turned actress Lorri Bagley. 

Net worth

What is the net worth of Chris Farley?

  • The approximate net worth of Chris Farley at the time of his death was $5 million.

What was the cause of his untimely death?

  • Chris Farley had an unruly and undisciplined life. He was into drug abuse and alcoholism. He died because of a drug overdose in 1997 at the age of 33.

Trivia

  • Christopher Crosby Farley was an American actor and comedian. 
  • He was a member of Chicago’s Second City Theatre.
  • John Belushi had a big influence on him.
  • Chris Farley began his career at the ‘Scotch Oil Company’.
  • The turning point came in his life when Lorne Michaels, the producer of NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ decided to cast him for the show.
  • In 1996, he received the ‘MTV Movie Award’ for ‘Best On-Screen Duo’ for Tommy Boy’ and David Spade.
  • In 2005, he was posthumously awarded a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • He died because of a drug overdose in 1997 at the age of 33.
  • Chris Farley was not married.
  • The approximate net worth of Chris Farley at the time of his death was $5 million.

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