Janeane Garofalo is an American actor, stand up comedian and political activist. She began her career as a comedian and later as an author and has made many appearances on numerous movies as well as television series. She is widely known for appearing on The Truth About Cats and Dogs.
Janeane Garofalo was born as Jane Anne Garofalo on September 28, 1964, in New Jersey, the US under the zodiac sign of Libra. She was born to parents Joan Garofalo and Carmine Garofalo.
Janeane’s mother Joan was a secretary in the petrochemical industry while her father Carmine was an executive at an oil & natural resources company. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Italian and Irish.
She attended Madison High School which is located in Madison, New Jersey. After her graduation from high school, she attended Providence College.
Janeane Garofalo is a married woman, she tied the knot with Brody Tate in 2015. They are currently living their happy married life together.
Before that, she was married to a writer Robert Cohen. Also, there was news that they tied the knot on August 16, 1992, which also spread on the Internet. But, later, they told that the marriage wasn’t real as they joined the other crew members marriage.
Later it was found that the marriage was registered for real and what they told was a lie. After their marriage was registered they couldn’t marry anyone else but later in November 2012, they solved this issue so that Cohen could get engaged to Jill Leiderman.
Janeane Garofalo has the estimated net worth of $10 million. Her main source of income is acting and till now she has made her appearance on many movies.
Not only from movies, but she also earned some from her career as a stand-up comedian and writer. As a result of her good acting, one of her top hit movie Cop Land’s budget was $15 million and it collected about $63.7 million which was a big success.
According to the source, the average salary of an actor is about $50,313 with an extra bonus of $1,015.
Talking about her career, she began her career as a professional stand-up comedian who talks about dating, relationships, and generation in her comedy sketches.
She was also nominated for Emmy Award twice for her comic appearances in the show and her style of comedy. Before she got to be a standup comedian she worked as a waitress, salesperson, and bike messenger. She also has co-hosted the radio show The Majority Report along with Sam Sedar.
She has also landed her career as an author. Furthermore, she has also co-written are Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Sexual Satisfaction, and Spiritual Supremacy along with Ben Stiller.
She began her acting career in 1991, her first movie was Late for Dinner. Then she began to appear on many movies including The Wild, Ratatouille, Little Boxes, A Little Game, The Happy, Southland Tales and so on. She has also played her role in TV series.