Louis Ck is the famous name of Louis Szekely, who was born on 12th September 1967 in Washington DC. He is one of the famous Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Filmmaker, and Writer. He was born out of the wedlock of Mary Louise and Luis Szekely, who later got divorced while he was only 10 years old. He, along with his 3 sisters stayed with his mother solely.
Louis went to Newton North High School, completing his studies in 1985. He got married to Alix Bailey, but they got divorced in 2008.
Louis Ck Net Worth 2019
Louis’s Net Worth is estimated at $35 million, towards the end of 2018. In fact, it is decreased in comparison to the rising estimate expected due to his career growth. Since Forbes has announced his earnings at $52 in 2017, which was expected to rise in all scenarios.
Louis was at the 5th number of Top-Earning Comedians in 2012, but the allegations against him have destroyed his career goals. He may have gained the top positions, as his professional works deserve. However, it doesn’t work alike.
Biography of Louis Ck
|Full Name||Louis Ck|
|Birthdate||12th September 1967|
|Birth Place||Washington, D.C., USA|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft)|
|Ethnicity||Mexican, German, Irish|
|Occupation||Comedian, Actor, Producer|
Louis started his career in the field of comedy while writing for leading comedians of the era. Simultaneously, he wrote for the famous comedy shows. He also began to direct the features; such as Tomorrow Night in 1998, Pootie Tang in 2001.
Louis was the 1st comedian, who opted for the risk of releasing his debut album via his website directly to the audiences. He offered the sale of the entry tickets for his comedy shows, also the download of concerts free of charge. It made him more popular and well known, for his step of direct approach towards the public.
His appearance was also witnessed in movies like Blue Jasmine, American Hustle, Trumbo. Better Things and Baskets were the shows that consist of his contribution hugely. Louis has made various short movies and sketches comedy.
He has written and directed Tomorrow Night, which was his 1st black & white film in 1998. That made him noticed at the wide level, beyond his expectations. Horace And Pete was his own creation and performance released in 2016, which was solely his investment. Louis has performed in the stand-up sitcom One Night Stand, broadcasted on HBO in 2005.
Louis was accused of sexually harassing few women, which turned his career upside down.
Achievements & Awards
- Louis Ck has been honoured with Primetime Emmy Awards for 6 times. Along with which, he has been able to achieve the Peabody Award in 2012.
- He has also achieved the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, 2 times in his successful career. In addition to that, he has also been awarded a few times for The Chris Rock Show.
- Louis’s performance in Shameless positioned him at #3 in Divine Comedy: 25 Best Stand-Up Specials and Movies of All Time list by Rolling Stone. He was also positioned on 4th place, in 50 Best Stand- Up Comics of all Time.