Brian Quinn and his lifelong friends have created truTV and Comedy Central’s highest-running and top-rated original series Impractical Jokers. Through his depictions in the hilariously outrageous hidden camera dares and punishments on the show, he has become a fan-favorite joker. He has been able to boost his finances through his earnings on the show and the proceeds from their live tours which have made a tremendous impact on Brian Quinn’s net worth. He has also worked in the capacity of a writer and producer, having served as the executive producer of Impractical Jokers from 2011 to 2018 alongside his co-stars. In addition to being a part of the main cast of the reality game show, Quinn who is popularly known as ‘Q’ has also featured in several other shows and movies and has currently kick-started a brewery business in New York. To learn more about Brian Quinn’s net worth and how much he makes on the hidden camera reality game show, scroll further.
What is Brian Quinn’s Net Worth?
Following the works of the jokers on the hidden camera reality game show, it has now become the No. 2 highest-rated comedy show on cable (behind HBO’s Last Week Tonight) and No. 1 Unscripted Comedy Series on cable. With about nearly 5 million fans across social media platforms, Brian Quinn and his co-stars have a massive fan following which was reflected in the 1.2 billion social impressions they garnered in 2017.
With that, Brian Quinn and his co-stars have had many successful seasons of Impractical Jokers and have attained impressive net worths in the process. Hence, Brian Quinn’s net worth has been estimated at $5 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Aside from his works on the show, he has made appearances in other series and films such as Scroll Wheel of Time, Tacoma FD, Victor Crowley, Vulgar, Big Helium Dog, and has equally played voice roles in Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, Tell ‘Em Steve-Dave Makin’ Clay and others.
He Makes A Fortune From Impractical Jokers
Prior to the debut of the game show in December 2011 on truTV, Brian Quinn along with his lifelong friends; Joseph Gatto, James Murray and Salvatore Vulcano has already gained prominence as The Tenderloins, a Comedy troupe. Their comedy sketches have gained millions of views on YouTube, Metacafe and other websites. Following their victory in the NBC, It’s Your Show competition for the Sketch Time Thugs, where they took home a grand prize of $100,000 in 2007, the comedy troupe became immensely popular.
As a result, the first season of Impractical Jokers accumulated over 32 million views and has continued to gain online success with the subsequent seasons. Brian Quinn has been on the show since the first season was debuted in 2011 till present that the show has been renewed for the ninth season which is scheduled to premiere in 2020. Through his works on the show, he is reportedly earning $50,000 per episode, up from $26,000 he previously earned in 2015.
He has also embarked on tours with the Tenderloins as the troupe has toured steadily over the last four years. Their notably highly successful tours titled, Where’s Larry?, Santiago Sent Us and Cranjis McBasketball Tours had in attendance hundreds of thousands of fans in the United States and the United Kingdom as well. They encountered three sold-out nights at Radio City Music Hall, a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden and five sold-out shows at London’s O2 Arena.
Similarly, in February, Brian Quinn along with his comedy troupe co-stars had their 3rd annual Impractical Jokers Cruise for fans from Tampa to the Bahamas. Having accumulated millions of passionate fans, Quinn and his co-stars have translated the television success of Impractical Jokers into an international, multi-platform and experimental franchise including a brand new tour called The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour.
According to Pollstar’s Top Comedy Tours, the Tenderloins’ current tour has already grossed over $9.5 million with more 161,000 tickets sold over 36 shows making them one of the top-earning comedy acts in the US. In addition to Brian Quinn’s net worth attaining a raise from World Tour grossing, it has also been inflated through his earnings from the occasional podcast titled, What Say You?, which he co-hosts with Salvatore Vulcano. The podcast which has gained much popularity was nominated for the Comedy, Entertainment and Best Produced Podcast Awards at the 10th Annual Podcast Award and was named Best New Show at the 2013 Stitcher Awards.
Also, with the start of a new brewery business venture, Brian Quinn’s net worth will certainly augment in the ensuing years. The famed comedian tapped into the brewery business on State Island by snapping up the name of a defunct brewery from New York City, Rubsam & Horrmann which he relaunched on 21st September 2019 at Flagship Brewery’s taproom. The $25 tickets for the launching party that was graced by 1,300 people, sold out a week before the event. Currently, the iconic beer brand R&H already has a presence in several restaurants in Manhattan including the Ginger Man and Joe & Pat’s.