Jeff Schaffer Bio, Age, Height, Spouse, Family, Net Worth

Jeff Schaffer
Jeff Schaffer

Jeff Schaffer Biography

Jeff Schaffer is an American writer, producer, film and television director. He has also worked with several famous writers and producers like David Mandel, Alec Berg, and Larry David. Furthermore, Jeff is famously known as a writer for Comedy Central’s TV show MTV, Give Me Back My Life!, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Seinfeld. Other than this, he is also famous for working in hit comedies such as Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Eurotrip.

Jeff was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He completed his high school education at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. Later, he enrolled at Harvard College, where he was on the staff of the humor publication The Harvard Lampoon. Shortly, after college he together with Alec Berg and David Mandel wrote several episodes of the sitcom Seinfeld. During its ninth season, Schaffer worked as an executive producer.

In addition to that, he also served in different positions on the show such as supervising producer, story editor, and program consultant. For his work, he has been credited with creating the Festivus Pole. Apart from working as an executive producer, Schaffer has worked as a director on several episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm. He is famous for being the director of the show “Seinfeld”, the finale episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm’s seventh season, which featured a reunion of the original cast of the Seinfeld series. Before that, he and his wife Jackie Schaffer also created another sitcom called The League which is”a semi-improvised series.

Schaffer has also worked with Dave Burd to create Dave, a sitcom that is loosely based on Burd’s life as a rapper. The show aired on FXX on March 2020 and its second season premiered on June 2021. Additionally, he has also worked on several comedies such as The Dictator, Bruno, and Euro Trip, a 2004 teen comedy. That same year, he also took part in the screenplay for the 2003 adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book The Cat in the Hat.

Jeff Schaffer Age

How old is Schaffer? He is 54 years old as of 2024. Jeff was born on January 1, 1970, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on January 1 every year.

Jeff Schaffer Height/ Weight

Schaffer stands at an average height of 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He weighs around 75 kg.

Jeff Schaffer Spouse

Is Schaffer married or dating? He is happily married to his beloved wife Jackie Marcus. Jackie is a former and professional partner of The League series. The duo are proud parents of a daughter named Arwen who was born in 2012.

Jeff Schaffer Family

Schaffer was born and raised along with her brother Greg in the Warren–Howland, Ohio area. He is also Jewish. His parents are Wayne and Sally (Gardner) Schaffer. However, not much is revealed about his parents or siblings.

Jeff Schaffer’s Net Worth

How much does Schaffer have? He has an estimated net worth of between $ 1.2 million to $ 10 million dollars. This includes his personal assets, money, and income. His successful career is the main source of his income.