Ari Shaffir Bio, Comedian, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth

Ari Shaffir
Ari Shaffir

Ari Shaffir Biography

Ari David Shaffir is an American comedian, podcast, actor, writer, and producer. Currently, he hosts and produces the Skeptic Tank podcast as well as co-hosts Punch Drunk Sports with Jayson Thibault and Sam Tripoli. Additionally, Ari is also a frequent guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast along with Mark Normand and Shane Gillis. He was born and raised in New York, United States.

Shaffir completed his high school education in Rockville, Maryland, and afterward attended Yeshiva University in New York City where he study for two years. After that, he transferred to Maryland University where he graduated with a degree in English literature. During his time at the University, he played on the University’s NCAA golf team where he served as the lowest-ranked NCAA athlete. Shortly after college, he performed his stage debut at an open mic night at a “sports comedy place in Northern Virginia”.

After that, he moved to Los Angeles to improve his chances of success as a stand-up comedian. Later on, he appeared in comedy shows on television and comedians on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. In 2012, he became bicoastal, living in both Los Angeles and New York City before he became a full-time New York resident. His popularity increased wider after his video series called The Amazing Racist went viral. Moreover, He also toured with fellow comedians such as Joey Diaz, Duncan Trussell, Tom Segura, Brian Redban, and Joe Rogan.

Afterward, Shaffir appeared at the Montreal Comedy Festival as part of The Nasty Show. In addition, he also hosted, created, and produced a live show This Is Not Happening, along with Eric Abrams. Ari also played on the 3rd episode of the Joe Rogan Experience, his first of 44 appearances on the show. Furthermore, he also owns a podcast called Skeptic Tank where he invite guests and discussed several issues such as suicide, rape, prison, and mental health.

He also co-hosts another podcast titled Punch Drunk Sports with fellow comedians Sam Tripoli and Jayson Thibault. Following that, he went on to release his first stand-up album Revenge for the Holocaust which became the number one comedy album on both Itunes and Amazon. After that, he performed his first television special, Passive Aggressive, for Additionally, his second special arrived in 2015 called Paid Regular, which premiered on Comedy Central the same week This is Not Happening premiered.

Two years later, Shaffir released another special, Double Negative on Netflix before later beginning touring with the show Ari Shaffir: Jew, currently available on YouTube. Aside from his broadcasting, Shaffir has also appeared in several films such as The Fax, Reeling in Reality, Pauly Shore’s Natural Born Komics, and Keeping Up with the Joneses. He has also been featured in some ads for Coke Zero, Subway, Domino, and Bud Light.

Ari Shaffir Age

How old is Ari Shaffir? He is 50 years old as of 2024. Shaffir was born on February 12, 1974, in New York, United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on February 12 every year.

Ari Shaffir Height/ Weight

Shaffir stands at an average height of 6 feet and 2 inches ( 1.9m ) tall. He weighs around 80 kg and has brown hair with green eyes. Similarly, his body measurement includes 43-32-36 inches.

Ari Shaffir Wife

Is Ari Shaffir married or dating? He is currently married to his beautiful lady Merryl (nee Rich). The two are proud parents of five children.

Ari Shaffir Family

David was born in New York City to a Jewish family of Romanian Jewish descent. He was brought up as a Conservative Jewish until he was nine years old when his family moved to Maryland. There his family adopted Orthodox Jewish beliefs. In addition, his parents’ names are Nat Shaffir and Merryl Shaffir. Moreover, he has three siblings whose identities are not mentioned.

Ari Shaffir Net Worth

Ari has an estimated net worth of between $ 300,000 to $ 2 million dollars. He has acquired his wealth from his career as a podcast, comedian, actor, and producer.