Alan Stuart Franken, also known as Al Franken, is a lesser-known comedian whose political career is well-known. He is also an author, writer, and producer, making him a multi-talented individual.
|Real Name/Full Name:
|Alan Stuart Franken
|71 years old
|21 May 1951
|Manhattan, New York, United States
|Franni Bryson (m. 1975)
|Yes (Thomasin Franken, Joe Franken)
|American politician, comedian, media personality, and author
|Net Worth in 2023:
Al Franken Age, Biography
Al Franken was born in New York City, USA, to Joseph and Phoebe Franken. His parents were both well-off and lived happy lives; his mother was a real estate agent, and his father was a printing salesman. While his mother’s grandfather came from Grodno (Russian Empire) before moving to the United States, his father’s grandfather came from Germany.
Al Franken attended The Blake School after relocating twice. In 1969, he graduated from the same high school. While at school, Al Franken and his friend Tom Davis were known to perform comic acts. He was also a member of his school’s wrestling team. He went to Harvard College after graduation. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science after graduating there. Al Franken also has an older brother, photojournalist Owen Franken.
Al Franken Age, Height, Weight
Al Franken was born on May 21, 1951, and is 71 years old as of 2023. His height is 1.68 meters and his weight is 80 kilograms.
Initially, Al Franken was hired as a writer and worked as an occasional performer. He was given this role in collaboration with his high school friend, Tom Davis, with whom he formed an unofficial alliance. They collaborated on a number of projects, including minor roles in a film.
Individually, Al Franken worked as an anchor and performed in a few other shows. After shows, Al Franken moved on to writing screenplays for films, though the first one was difficult for him. The film he wrote did not go well, or rather, it was disastrous. Al Franken also starred in his own film, which was a commercial failure. The Washington Post praised the film despite its failure to attract audiences.
Following his appearances and films, Al Franken went on to write six critically acclaimed books, four of which made the New York Times Best Seller list. He also spent about three years working for Air America Radio. He then signed up for the United States State Senate.
Al Franken, like any other potential candidate, was extremely busy with work and campaigning prior to the elections. He won the elections in 2009 despite widespread criticism and backlash. In 2014, Al Franken was re-elected. In 2017, he resigned from his position.
Al Franken’s Net Worth in 2023
Al Franken’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of August 2023. His varied professions and consistent hard work have shaped him into the man he is today.
Despite facing numerous criticisms and changing careers on a regular basis, Al Franken has proven his worth by remaining consistent in his work, whether it is comedy, writing, or politics. Everyone should be inspired!