Jeff Dunham Biography


Jeff Dunham

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Birth Name: Jeff Dunham
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Age: 55 Years
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American Comedy Awards, USA winner for Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic, Jeff Dunham is one of the renowned ventriloquist and stand-up comedian in the world. He has also appeared in several television shows like Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show and many more. Jeff was born as Jeff Dunham on 18th April 1962 in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. The actual information related to his biological parents is unknown and he was raised by Howard Dunham and Joyce. He is American and is white.

Jeff Dunham is married for twice in his life. Jeff was first married to Paige Brown. He met her for the first time at the Comedy Corner and they eventually started dating since 1992. They were romantically engaged in the love affair and their relationship was so strong that they finally got married on 19th of May 1994. As a married couple they became parents to three children. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2010.

Since 2009, he had romantic relationship with Audrey Murdick. Audrey Murdick is a nutritionist as well as personal trainer. At the end of 2011, they got engaged and they got married on 12 October 2012. They are blessed with two children. Jeff has five children in total; three daughter and two sons.

Standup comedian, Jeff became ventriloquist since 1970 after he received his Christmas present as Mortimer Snerd dummy. He began studying more in this topic and he also issued a book related to ventriloquism from the library. He then practicing it an hour each day and then also attended Vent Haven ConVENTion.

He performed in front of 100 of audience when he was still in his teens. While attending Baylor University, he also earned the salary of $70,000 annually by performing all over the country. He first appeared in television in 1976. He then appeared in The Tonight Show Starring as Johnny Carson. He got a break through in his career in 1985 after making his appearance in Broadway show Sugar Babies. His net worth is said to be around $45 million with a massive salary.

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Born in Dallas, Texas

1962 18th of April

Born on 18th April 1962, Jeff was born as Jeff Dunham in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. The actual information related to his biological parents is unknown and he was raised by Howard Dunham and Joyce.

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Began ventriloquism

1970

Standup comedian, Jeff became ventriloquist since 1970 after he received his Christmas present as Mortimer Snerd dummy from his parents. He began studying more in this topic and he also issued a book related to ventriloquism from the library.

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Made his television debut

1976

After practicing an hour each day and attending Vent Haven ConVENTion each year, he developed himself as an accomplished ventriloquist. He performed in front of 100 of audience when he was still in his teens. He first appeared in television in 1976.

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Joined Baylor University

1980

After his high school graduation, he joined Baylor University. There he majored in communications; there he also expressed his skills all around the University. While attending this University, he also earned the salary of $70,000 annually by performing all over the country.

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Appeared in Broadway show Sugar Babies

1985

He made his television debut in 1976 and then he appeared in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He got a break through in his career in 1985 after making his appearance in Broadway show Sugar Babies.

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Joined The Tonight Show

1990 of April

As he was gaining massive praise all around the world being the ventriloquist and stand-up comedian, The Tonight Show also announced that he will join this team soon. He finally made his appearance in this show in April 1990.

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Married to Paige Brown

1994 19th of May

Jeff was first married to Paige Brown. He met her for the first time at the Comedy Corner and they began their love affairs since 1992. They finally got married on 19th of May 1994. As a married couple they became parents for three times.

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First child, Ashlyn Dunham

1995 11th of September

Paige Brown had already welcomed a daughter before getting married with him. They welcomed their first child together on 11th of September and that time it was also a sweet little baby girl and they named her Ashlyn Dunham.

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Second child, Kenna Dunham

1997

He also became parents with his ex wife for the second time and that was in 1997. Together they welcomed their second child that year and they were also quite lucky that year too as they welcomed a baby girl, Kenna Dunham.

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Won American Comedy Awards, USA

1998

As a standup comedian and ventriloquist, he has been honored several times and he has also been given several names in honor of him. In 1998, he won one of the major awards in his life and that was American Comedy Awards, USA for Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic.

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Released her first book, Dear Walter

2003

Besides being busy being the renowned ventriloquist and stand-up comedian, he is also a great writer and has also published several books and article related to comedy. He released his debut book, Dear Walter in 2003 and he also published his autobiography at the end of 2010.

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Began dating Audrey Murdick

2009

As his first married life was in the process of being dissolved, he met Audrey Murdick and he began having romantic relationship with her since 2009. Audrey Murdick is a nutritionist as well as personal trainer.

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Divorced with Paige Brown

2010

As he always had a hectic day all the days in a week it provided a strain on his married life. In 2008, he then filed a divorce with his wife and in 2009 he began dating Audrey Murdick. He finally dissolved his first married life in 2010.

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Married to Audrey Murdick

2012 12th of October

Since 2009, he had romantic relationship with Audrey Murdick. Audrey Murdick is a nutritionist as well as personal trainer. She is also a competition bodybuilder. At the end of 2011, they got engaged and they got married on 12 October 2012.

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