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Jeff Garlin | Biography

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  • Full Name Jeffrey Todd Garlin
  • Nickname Jeff Garlin
  • Occupation Actor, Writer, Director, Stand-up Comedian
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 05, 1962
  • Age 59 Years, 5 Months
Cast of HBO Sitcom 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' 

Jeff Garlin | Biography

His stand-up special, 'Our Man In Chicago,' was released in 2019

In 2010, Garlin published his book 'My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World,' a memoir of his weight loss experience. He outlined the "go lean and go green" campaign in the book, which he attributes to his weight loss.


Jeff Garlin is an American actor and stand-up comedian famous for playing in the HBO sitcom 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.' 

Who Is Jeff Garlin?

Jeff Garlin is an actor, writer, director, and stand-up comedian. As a comedian, he has done stand-up gigs with the improvisational comedy troupe The Second City. Furthermore, his stand-up special, Our Man In Chicago, was released in 2019.

Garlin has also appeared in notable television shows such as Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000-2021), The Goldbergs (2013-2021), and Mad About You (1997-2019). In addition, he is a voice actor, having voiced Lieutenant Edison Guzza in the 1997 video game Blade Runner, Dan in the TV series King of the Hill (2002), Pat Croce in the series Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004), and others. 

His directing credentials include the films I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006) and Breakup in a Noisy Diner (2010), both of which he also wrote.

How Old Is Jeff Garlin?

Jeff Garlin was born Jeffrey Todd Garlin in Chicago, Illinois, on 5 June 1962. Garlin is 59 years old as of 2021.

What Is Jeff Garlin's Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Garlin has a net worth of $15 million as of 2021, owing to his work as a stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, director, writer, and author.

Wife & Children

Garlin got married to his wife, Marla Beth Cahan, on 24 July 1994. They share two sons, James, born in1996, and Duke, born in 2000. However, the couple got a divorce in 2017 after almost two and a half decades of marriage. They divorced on 25 July 2017.

Weight Loss & Surgery

In 2010, Garlin published his book 'My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World,' a memoir of his weight loss experience. He outlined the "go lean and go green" campaign in the book, which he attributes to his weight loss.

How Did Jeff Garlin Lose Weight?

Garlin is open about his struggle with eating habits and being overweight in the past, and he even admitted to having a sugar addiction. In an interview with The Guardian, he remarked he could not control himself after the first bite of a doughnut, a cookie, or a taste of an ice cream cone. However, his present physique looks tremendously different from his past.

Moreover, Garlin has been practicing martial arts as well, according to his Instagram post dated 15 September 2020. 

While his fans were concerned that his weight loss sprouted from his illness, his weight reduction was entirely voluntary. He has, however, experienced health issues in the past, having undergone surgery in his late 20s to fix a cardiac ailment he had since birth.

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