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Jeff Foxworthy

Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best selling author of 11 books. Foxworthy stars in and executive produces the television series Blue Collar TV, which he created for the WB network. Blue Collar TV came about due to the success of the film Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie and the highly successful concert tour. The movie premiered on Comedy Central and was the highest rated movie in the channel's history. The movie is now available on DVD/VHS and to date has sold more than 2.5 million units. The soundtrack for this movie was RIAA certified gold and continues to chart in the Billboard Comedy Chart's top 10.

The sequel Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again will be available on DVD December 7, 2004 and will premiere on Comedy Central on February 13, 2005. Warner Bros. Records recently released the soundtrack.

Jeff also hosts The Foxworthy Countdown, a weekly syndicated three-hour radio show. The show, featuring Jeff bringing fans the current Top 25 country hits, as well as interviews with stars, is carried in over two hundred and twenty markets across the United States. Jeff received a CMA nomination in 2001 for Broadcast Personality of the Year.

Jeff also has an HBO special and two Showtime specials to his credit. With critical acclaim and rave reviews from the first special, Jeff landed his second Showtime special, which earned a CableACE Award nomination. Jeff has also been bestowed with a People's Choice Award as Favorite Male Newcomer for The Jeff Foxworthy Show. He also won TNN's Comedian of the Year three years in a row.

Currently, Jeff has a line of greeting cards and specialty products through American Greetings that are available at all Wal-Mart stores. In October 2003, The Nevada Gaming Commission granted approval for Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. to place its Jeff Foxworthy You Might Be A Redneck If video slot games in Nevada casinos.

Away from the stage, an interest which Jeff holds near and dear is the Duke University Children's Hospital in Durham, NC. Jeff is the Honorary Chairman of the Duke Children's Classic Golf Tournament. With Jeff's help, the hospital, which specializes in treating children with cancer, has raised over $4 million in the last four years.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Jeff Foxworthy Facts

OccupationComedian, Musician
BirthdaySeptember 6, 1958 (63)
BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Jeff Foxworthy compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics
Them Idiots: Whirled Tour
Jeff Foxworthy Show: The Complete Series
Bill Engvall's All Stars of Country Comedy
Blue Collar Comedy Tour 3-Pack
Redneck Comedy Roundup 1 & 2
The Jeff Foxworthy Show : Season 2
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