Gary Valentine Biography
|Date of Birth:||1961 , November-22|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Birth Name||Gary Joseph Knipfing|
|Father||Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr.|
|Birth Place/City||Mineola, New York|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Hair Color||Brown Light|
|Married to||Jackyline Knipfing|
|Education||Ward Melville High School|
|Movies||Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2|
Gary Joseph Knipfing better known by his screen name Gary Valentine is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is the elder brother of famous actor Kevin James. He started his career by performing standup comedy in local festivals and events.
He later appeared in numerous films and TV series including Zookeeper, Jack and Jill, Wrong and Here Comes the Boom. He appeared in the TV series Kevin Can Wait from 2016-18.
Early Life And Education Of Gary Valentine
Gary Valentine is an American actor, comedian and writer. It is his stage name. His full name is Garold Joseph Knipfing. He has been active in this entertainment field since 1993. Gary is known for his roles in “Cousin Danny” on the hit CBS sitcom called “The King of Queens” where he appeared in 9 seasons of the series.
Born in the year 1961 November 22 at Mineola, New York, United States, Gary is an American national and belong to German descent. His mother, Janet used to work in a chiropractor’s office and his father Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr. owned an insurance agency.
Born in the decent family, he grew up and rose well in the family with no difficulties or struggle. He has two siblings, a brother named Kevin George Knipfing known as Kevin James, who is also an actor and a sister named Leslie Knipfing. There is not much information available regarding his early life.
Gary Valentine's Movies And TV Career
Coming to his struggle in the career line, initially, he appeared in the standup comedy stage. He had appeared in the Montreal Comedy Festival. Following his appearance in the festival, he left New York and moved to Los Angeles.
After moving to LA, he got the quick landing in the various shows in the screen including The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and many others. He has been the headlining comedian since past fifteen years in the clubs as well as theatres.
Gary has performed several comedy tours in clubs across USA. He has been the frequent guest in many of the shows, especially related to comedy and entertainment. Gary has been seen in the movie screen since 2001 starting from Velocity Rules, a short film in the role of a stunner.
The movie arena has not been the busy ones but he is a recognized actor in the movies. His upcoming movie is Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. Besides, he also appeared on the television screen. The big stint of his career became the recurring major role of Danny Heffernan in the series The King of Hearts where he appeared in 81 episodes that had aired from 1997 till 2007.
In 2011, he appeared in an episode of Men of a Certain Age as Gambler at Craps Table and in 2014 in 5 episodes of Fargo as Deputy Knudsen. Besides, he has been the co-host of The X show and an executive producer for an upcoming new TV series titled The Bachelor Chronicles.
Gary Valentine's Net Worth
Gary is an in-demand comedian and an actor. He has a net worth of $ 2.5 million with a good salary. Gary is in his early fifties by age but still looks handsome charismatic and macho. He has a very good physique and an adorable smile. He smiles and wants the world to smile as he is a comedian. He stands the height of five feet and eight inches tall.
Gary Valentine's Personal Life
Moving on to his personal life, he is a married man. The name of his wife is Jackyline Knipfing. The couple is living happily making a happy family life. There is no rumor regarding their divorce. Information on their children is not available yet.
There is not much information available regarding his personal life either. Gary has been able to maintain his personal life into a very low profile. However, there are number sites that locate articles on him, questions answers on him and his biography can be found in Wikipedia and IMDb. He can also be followed in his Twitter account so his fans can be updated with his recent activities.