Ari Shaffir is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television personality. Is he dating someone? How rich is he? Let’s find out some facts about him below:

What is Ari Shaffir’s Age? His Young Days, Birth Details, and Parents

Ari Shaffir, born on February 12, 1974, hails from New York City. He comes from a Romanian Jewish ethnic background, and his father, Nat Shaffir (born in Romania), experienced the Holocaust firsthand. While his mother, Merryl Rich, is from Atlanta and was born to a Jewish family. Until the young age of nine, Shaffir’s family adhered to conservative Jewish practices, but when they relocated to Maryland, they embraced Orthodox Jewish beliefs.

Ari Shaffir is an American comedian
Ari Shaffir is an American comedian

Currently 49 years old, Shaffir completed his high school education in Rockville, Maryland, and then pursued studies at Yeshiva University in New York City for two years. Later, he transferred to the University of Maryland, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1999. During his time there, he also played golf for the University’s NCAA team in 1995.

Ari Shaffir is a Man of Variant Talents

After graduating, Shaffir became a popular stand-up performer. He worked as a phone guy in The Comedy Store by Mitzi Store and made a show with the owner of the place. His first open mic night was in a comedy place in Northern Virginia.

Ari Shaffir, an American comedian, actor, podcaster, writer, and producer, gained prominence in the early 2000s through his YouTube series called The Amazing Racist. Since then, he has expanded his creative endeavors, creating and producing the Comedy Central series This Is Not Happening.

Ari Shaffir with his showbiz friends during their comedy show
Ari Shaffir with his showbiz friends during their comedy show
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Additionally, he has delivered stand-up comedy specials like Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular and Ari Shaffir: Double Negative. Shaffir co-hosts the podcast Punch Drunk Sports alongside Jayson Thibault and Sam Tripoli, and he frequently appears as a guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.

In 2013, Shaffir became the producer of a stand-up comedy web series ‘This Is Not Happening‘, which was later picked up by Comedy Central. He is also popular for his popular podcast series ‘Skeptic Tank‘, and for co-hosting the podcast ‘Punch Drunk Sports‘. Check out another comedian, Andy Milonakis.

Is Ari Shaffir Married? His Wife and Children?

The American comedian, Ari Shaffir is currently single. He is neither married nor engaged to anyone at the current moment. Also, the man hasn’t been spotted with anyone who appears to be his girlfriend or partner. Maybe he is dating someone secretly, sadly the details of his love life are under the curtain. Though there are some rumors about his dating relationship, the man hasn’t officially announced his love life.

Ari Shaffir's relationship status is unclear
Ari Shaffir’s relationship status is unclear
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The media personality has smartly kept his love affairs away from media captures. Further, he has never been in a relationship before. Also, the man doesn’t have a child till now. Let’s hope, he introduces someone as his love interest soon.

Do You Know Ari Shaffir Has Been a Controversial Comedian? Find Out!

Ari Shaffir faced immense backlash for a controversial joke he made about Kobe Bryant‘s death in 2020. The tweet, deemed insensitive, resulted in severe consequences for Shaffir, including being dropped by his talent agency and a comedy club. The incident highlighted the emergence of trolling in comedy, with Shaffir’s tweet representing a form of nihilistic and cruel humor.

While it may have impacted his chances of securing a television special, Shaffir still performed under an alias and garnered support from loyal fans who appreciate his dark comedic style. The controversy surrounding Shaffir showcased the power of social media and its influence on humor in today’s age. Find out Kirk Herbstreit’s bio, net worth, and controversies.

How Rich Is Ari Shaffir? His Net Worth and Earnings

The comedian has a net worth of around $600 thousand as of now. He made a major of his fortune from his career as a comedian. He has been working as a comedian and entertainer for more than 2 decades, yet the man is able to collect a significantly low fortune, maybe because of his controversial career.

Ari Shaffir enjoying game with his friend
Ari Shaffir enjoying the game with his friend
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As, currently, Shaffir is busy with his comedy tour and live shows, but he will definitely add more in the upcoming days. Besides his career as a standup comedian, Shaffir makes good money from his appearances in movies, TV shows, and podcasts.

Also, the man is likely to earn a decent amount from his social media presence with his large fan following. He may have enough money to live a quality life with his belongings. Also, he is a fun-loving man and enjoys traveling and doing parties with his friends.

Movies, TV Shows, and Podcasts

Ari Shaffir has been involved in different movies, TV shows, and podcasts throughout his career. Here are some notable examples:


  1. Reeling in Reality
  2. Keeping Up with the Joneses

TV Shows:

  1. This Is Not Happening (Comedy Central series, creator and producer)
  2. The Amazing Racist (YouTube series)
  3. Comedy Underground with Dave Attell (Comedy Central series)


  1. Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank (host)
  2. Punch Drunk Sports (co-host with Jayson Thibault and Sam Tripoli)
  3. The Joe Rogan Experience (frequent guest)

Social Media Presence and Physical Looks

6 feet 2 inches tall, Shaffir is active on Instagram and YouTube, He is available on Instagram @arishaffir where he has 616k followers. He has a slim and lean body type, fair skin, blonde hair, and a light brown pair of eyes. Further, the man has shaved his head and gone bald in recent times.

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