Jim Jefferies is an Australian actor, writer, and stand-up comedian. He is best recognized for creating and starring in the FX sitcom, Legit. He is currently running Comedy Central’s late-night comedy show, The Jim Jefferies Show.
Early Life and Education
Born as Geoff James Nugent on February 14, 1977, Jim is an Australian by nationality belonging to Irish ethnicity. His birthplace is Sydney, Australia. His father was a cabinetmaker and maintenance worker from Roma, Queensland, and his mother was a teacher.
Jim grew up in Sydney and later moved to Perth to study musical theater and classical music. He attended Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Jim began his career at Manchester Comedy Store. He received international attention in 2007. He was attacked onstage while performing at the Manchester Comedy Store.
Jim has performed in many festivals such as Just for Laughs, Cape Town and much more. He has been featured in a number of shows, including BBC Radio 5's program "Opie and Anthony Fighting Talk".
Jim currently serves as the host for Comedy Central’s weekly show, The Jim Jefferies Show. The series was released on June 6, 2017. As of now, 18 episodes of the series have released.
Jim Jefferies, 40, is unmarried. He was in a relationship with a Canadian actress, Kate Luyben since January 2013. Kate is known for her appearance in "Shanghai Noon", "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Intolerable Cruelty".
Jim and her girlfriend had a son named Hank Jefferies, born on November 7, 2012. He has no record of having any affairs, girlfriend and dating history.
Jim stands the height of 1.7 meters. He has earned a huge amount of money from his work. He currently hosts The Jim Jefferies Show. He has the net worth of $5 million.