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Ari Shaffir

Ari Shaffir is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster. Ari Shaffir is popular as a producer and host of the ‘Skeptic Tank.

Early Childhood

Ari Shaffir whose birth name is Ari David Shaffir was born on 12th February 1974 and is currently 48 years old. Being born in mid-February, his zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Likewise, he was born in New York City, New York, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group and follows Jewish.

He grew up in a Jewish family having Romanian Jewish descent. Likewise, his father is Nat Shaffir who was a Holocaust survivor born in Romania but later moved to Israel. Similarly, his mother is Merryl Rich is from Atlanta born to a Jewish family.

Likewise, after birth, he and his family moved from New York City to North Carolina. His family was conservative Jewish until he was nine and later his family moved to Maryland. There his family became Orthodox Jewish beliefs.

Furthermore, talking about her educational background, he went to Rockville, Maryland where she studied sacred texts in a Yeshiva in Israel for two years.

Followed by this, he went to Yeshiva University and later went to the University of Maryland with a degree in English Literature.

Ari Shaffir – Net Worth 2023

Talking about her net worth and earnings, Ari is a comedian, actor, and television personality. Likewise, he has been making a decent amount of earnings from his career. Moreover, he has a net worth of around $600 thousand.

Relationship Status

Regarding her relationship status, Ari Shaffir is straight and probably single at moment. Likewise, he has also never been in a relationship before. Similarly, at present, he is focusing more on his career than being in a romantic relationship with anyone.

Moreover, once there was a rumor that he was a homosexual. However, there was neither confirmation nor disapproval of this fact.

Body Measurements

Unfortunately, there is no information about his body measurement detail available in the media. Likewise physically he has a slim and lean body type. Similarly, looking at his physical appearance, he has fair skin with blonde hair and a light brown pair of eyes.

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Caption: Ari Shaffir posing with his dog. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

After graduating with a degree in literature, he became a popular stand-up performer. Initially, he worked as a phone guy in The Comedy Store by Mitzi Store. Followed by this, he made a show with the owner of the place.

Likewise, his first comedy stage performance was before moving to Los Angeles. Similarly, his first open mic night was in a comedy place in Northern Virginia.

Followed by this his early influences in comedy includes television shows including ‘The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Moreover, he has been bi-coastal living in both Los Angeles and New York to advance his stand-up career.

Likewise, later in the year 2013, Ari became the producer of a stand-up comedy web series ‘This Is Not Happening’. Moreover, this series was later picked by Comedy Central where he performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Likewise, Ari Shaffir is also popular for his popular podcast series ‘Skeptic Tank’. This Skeptic Tank podcast which is a stand-up comedy web and ‘This Is Not Happening’ television series is popular.

Similarly, he has also done co-hosting of the podcast ‘Punch Drunk Sports’. Likewise, he has also done a regular guest appearance on ‘The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast’.

This multi-talented personality is also a stand-up comedian who is popular for his shows including ‘Revenge for the Holocaust’, ‘Paid Regular’, and ‘Double Negative’.

Likewise, he has also played in several movies including, ‘The Fax’, ‘Pauly Shore’s Natural Born Komics’, and ‘Reeling in Reality’.

Ari Shaffir

Caption: Ari Shaffir doing a Podcast session with Garron Chiu. Source: Instagram

Ari Shaffir – Social Media

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Ari is active on Instagram and YouTube. Likewise, his Instagram account is @arishaffir, and has 471k followers in it.

Similarly, his YouTube channel is ‘Ari Shaffir’ and has 53.7k subscribers in it. Additionally, he also has his website and is www.arithegreat.com.