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Jim Jefferies: A Loving Boyfriend/Father And A Successful Comedian-Glimpse Of His Personal And Professional Life

News by Azen Published on 30 Dec,2018 Updated on 30 Dec,2018

Geoff James Nugent also popularly known as Jim Jefferies is an Australian standup comedian, writer, actor, and political commentator.  Besides that Jefferies is also known for creating an American sitcom Legit as well as hosting a late-night talk and news satire Television program The Jim Jefferies Show. 

We are all aware of his professional life, but what about his personal life? Is the handsome heartthrob dating someone currently? Details of his relationship status.                

Is Jim Jefferies Dating Anyone?   

As of 2018, Jefferies is in a relationship with Canadian actress Kate Luyben. The couple has been dating since January 2013.          

Jefferies and Luyben first met when he was shooting for the episode of The pilot of American sitcom Legit. Since then, the couple is together going strong, however, the duo has not been married yet.  

But, they do have a son Hank Lennon Jefferies born on November 6, 2012. 

Even though Jefferies has kept a low profile about his personal life, he surely is living a happy life with Kate and his son Hank.  

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Jefferies Career Highlights

Standup Comedy

Initially, Jefferies began standup comedy with a short form of jokes and later moved to anecdotal humor. He gained international recognition when he was attacked by an audience member in 2007 while performing on Manchester Comedy Store.  

Similarly, he has performed in several festivals such Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Glastonbury Festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals Just for Laughs Festival and, Melbourne International Comedy Festival.  

When Jefferies made debut in HBO special, I swear to God he gained recognition in the United States in 2009.

Acting  

Jefferies has starred in a low budget movie Me and My Mates vs the Zombie Apocalypse which premiered in Australian cinemas in 2014. Along with that, he has starred in two other movies: Punching Henry in 2016 and Killing Hasselhoff in 2017.   

Moreover, Jefferies also starred in American sitcom Legit which firstly premiered on 17 January 2013  in FX channel, and, later in FXX channel. The FX and FXX is an American pay Television channel. The sitcom was later canceled after two seasons.     

The Jim Jefferies Show  

Jefferies host the show The Jim Jefferies Show which was first premiered on June 6, 2017, on Comedy Central, an American pay Television Channel. The show premiered for ten episodes on weekly basis.   

The show is about weekly top stories, most controversial issues, culture as well as politics. Moreover, his show of the first season was extended with an additional ten episodes that completed airing on November 21, 2017.  

Furthermore, the Television channel Comedy Central renewed Jefferies show to twenty episodes on January 15, 2018, which later premiered on March 27, 2018.  

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Quick Facts: Jim Jefferies  

  • Jefferies does not believe in God so he is an atheist.
  • Jefferies co-hosted the podcast Jim and Eddie Talk Show with his partner Eddie left until 2012.
  • Jim began his career using a stage name of Jim Jeffries but later changed to Jim Jefferies to avoid confusion.
  • When Jefferies was performing stand-up in Manchester, England in 2007 he was attacked by an angry audience member.   
  • Once Jefferies's home was burglarized by thieves.   

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