Pete Holmes is a celebrated comedian who has taken over the center stage since the inception of his popular podcast, You Made It Weird. The sensational comic artist has proven his versatility by doing some works as a producer, writer, and actor. Known for his various TV shows such as The Pete Holmes Show and Crashing, Holmes has attracted a heavy fan following as his YouTube channel has assembled over 400,000 subscribers. The apt stand-up comic artist has also penned down the scripts for several TV shows like Outsourced.
He has also released several stand up special including Pete Holmes: Impregnated With Wonder and Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds. Holmes has additionally done some acting works as he has made appearances in films and series such as The Secret Life of Pets 2, Maron, Don’t Think Twice and equally lending his voice in Ugly Americans, Animals, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. To learn more about the outstanding comic artist, stay tuned.
Pete Holmes Biography (Age)
The exceptional podcaster was born as Peter Benedict Holmes in Lexington, Massachusetts, the United States on 30th March 1979. For his academic record, Pete Holmes had his elementary education at Lexington High School in Massachusetts and further obtained a degree from Gordon College situated in Wenham, Massachusettes.
While in college, he was part of an improvisational comedy troop before commencing his career professionally by appearing on comedy shows like Premium Blend aired on the American Pay TV Channel, Comedy Central. He went on to display his comedic skills on several television shows including Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and John Oliver’s New York stand-up show.
Later in 2010, the sensational comic artist had his first on-screen comedic special on the American Pay TV Channel’s half-hour program titled, Comedy Central Presents. Since then, he has released many of his comic specials including Pete Holmes: Impregnated With Wonder and Pete Holmes: Nice, Try, the Devil dropped in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Furthermore, Holmes created the Batman character seen on Badman, a CollegeHumor’s web series. In addition to his writing works, Pete Holmes has also produced several TV shows that focused on his life and career, for which he also served as the creator and host, and they include The Pete Holmes Show that aired from 28th October 2013 to 18th June 2014 on TBS Network. The show was initially titled, The Midnight Show with Pete Holmes and had celebrity guests like Bill Burr and Nick Offerman.
Crashing is another of his television show which was created in the form of a semi-biographical series that revolved around the fictional version of Holmes. Pete Holmes further serves as the host of his podcast titled, You Made It Weird, that focuses on topics that are related to religion, comedy, and sexuality.
He has also starred in such TV series and films such as The Jeselnik Offensive, Maron, I Am Road Comic, as well as providing a voice to characters like Connor in Bob’s Burgers, Matthew in The Simpsons, Toby and Millionaire Matt Davis in American Dad!. Holmes has gone ahead to publish his book entitled, Comedy Sex God in May 2019.
The talented comedian has cited Ray Romano, Conan O’Brien, Steve Martin, Sinbad, and many others as his influence. With his improvisational, observational and sketch comedy genre, Pete Holmes has made remarkable strides in comedy.
What’s Pete Holmes’ Net Worth?
After several years of hard work, Pete Holmes has established himself in comedy, having released several comic specials as well as TV series, in addition to his television and film credits. Hence, Holmes has acquired an impressive net worth that is estimated at $3 million.
Family – His Wife/Girlfriend and Divorce
The quick-witted comic artist has been in two marriages. He had his first marriage with Becca whom he married at the age of 22. The pair, however, signed the divorce papers after being together for six years. Holmes has moved on to cite his partner’s infidelity as the reason behind their separation.
In 2014, Pete Holmes kicked off a romantic affair with Valerie Chaney whom he courted for three years before exchanging vows in 2017. The union was blessed in the following year, by the arrival of their daughter, Lila Jane.
The sensational comic artist is quite tall. He is standing at a gigantic height of 6 feet 5.9 inches (1.98 m).