|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Birthday:||Jul 01, 1980|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Height:||5.6 feet (170cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Comedian, Writer, Actress|
|Last Updated:||June, 2023|
Fortune Feimster is an American comedian, actor and writer. She has been working in the entertainment industry for a long time now and has built a huge fan base. Fortune has worked her way up in the industry becoming one of the most famous and richest comedians.
Fortune has earned good money by being a comedian, writer and actor which has led to her net worth of $2 million. She is quick to understand what the audience wants to see and can relate to. This has made her one of the most loved comedians with a following of millions on her social media accounts.
How Did Fortune Feimster Become Rich?
Fortune Feimster was born on July 1, 1980, in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the youngest of the three children of Mike and Ginger Feimster. Feimster went to Belmont Central Elementary School and Belmont Junior High School and thereafter joined South Point High School and graduated from the school in 1998. Fortune later went to Peace College. There Feimster was the President of the student body, she majored in communications. Her communications degree has helped her as a performer and provided with the confidence of facing crowds. She graduated summa cum laude from Peace College in 2002 and was chosen as the student orator at the graduating event.
For almost a year Feimster lived in Spain and then later in 2003 she shifted to Los Angeles in order to be the personal assistant to actress Raleigh Procter and at the same time pursue comedy. In Los Angeles, she connected with Procter’s neighbor who was a reporter for Los Angeles Daily News. There Feimster began her career as an Entertainment Journalist. Two years later, she joined the Groundlings Theatre where she studied improvisation and sketch comedy. Four years later, owing to her talent and skills, Feimster was chosen to be a part of the Groundlings’ Sunday Company.
Feimster has been going places as a comedian since she shifted to Los Angeles. She landed her 1st TV show “Last Comic Standing” on NBC in 2010, where she ended up finishing as a semi-finalist. Thereafter she has been constantly rising as an actor and comedian. In 2014, Variety listed her as one of their top 10 comics to watch in 2014. Feimster got famous as a writer and panelist on E’s! hit show “Chelsea Lately” in 2013.
Fortune Feimster has appeared on some of the top American sitcoms including “Glee“, “Two Broke Girls,” “Workaholics,” “Drunk History“. She has also performed stand-up on “Conan” and “Seth Meyers Show” as well as her half-hour specials on Netflix and Comedy Central.
Alongside being a comedian, Feimster is also an actor. She has done quite some work as an actor, starring in Office Christmas Party, Social Animals, Father of the Year and Yes Day. Furthermore, Fortune has done voiceover for TV roles like Evelyn on The Simpsons, Brenda on Fox’s Bless the Harts, and Ava on Cartoon Network’s Summer Camp. Fortune is also a radio show host alongside Tom Papa. Together they host What a Joke with Papa and Fortune on Sirius XM’s channel 93. Fortune created a comedy film, “Family Fortune” in collaboration with Tina Frey. It is based on her own life and was given a pilot order at ABC. Fortune has also contributed in writing two features, Bad Cop, Bad Cop and Field Trip and is expected to star in them both. Both the features were sold to Spielberg’s Amblin Pictures.
When Fortune is not acting, she tours the country either doing stand-ups or hosting events such as the GLAAD Media Awards.
The audience loves her, silly, relatable and down to earth style on stage. She is also a master at improvisation which is an outcome of her days at the Groundlings.
In 2020, Fortune released a Netflix special titled “Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty“, which is her most recent work. It was also nominated for Best Comedy Special for the Critics’ Choice Awards. Fortune is a rising star in the industry and is expected to go a long way with her talent. She has a net worth of $2 million most of it coming from her stand-ups and her acting career.
What Is Fortune Feimster Net Worth?
Fortune Feimster’s net worth is calculated to be $2 million. Fortune has built herself a name as one of the best and busiest women in business. She is also regarded as one of the richest comedians out there. The primary source of her income is her stand-ups and the work she has done as an actress. Fortune is constantly growing as a comedian and getting recognition for her talents and skills. With the heights she is aiming at, we are sure to see an increase in her net worth in the near future.
How Fortune Feimster Spends Her Money?
Fortune has worked in the entertainment industry for a long time now. Initially working as an entertainment journalist then later as a comedian, writer and actress. Though Fortune is regarded as one of the richest comedians, she still prefers to live a modest life. She has never revealed much about her lifestyle, so there is no information available except that she along with her wife owns a house in Los Angeles and Belmont, North Carolina.
- In 2005, Fortune Feimster came out as gay at the age of 25. She said that it was one of the most relieving experiences of her life.
- Fortune married Jacquelyn Smith on October 23, 2020, after dating her for four years.
- Fortune was a basketball, softball and tennis player during her school and college life.
- Fortune tried for Saturday Night Live twice but got rejected both times.
- Fortune’s real name is Emily, she adopted Fortune as her stage name after she got fame. Fortune was her grandmother’s maiden name.
- Fortune’s graduation speech was a turning event in her life. Procter’s neighbor offered Fortune a job as an entertainment journalist after reading the speech.