Louis C.K. Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Apr, 2018
Facts of Louis C.K.
Date of Birth: 1967 , September-12
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Louis C.K.
Birth Name Louis Székely
Father Mary Louise Davis
Mother Luis Szekely
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C.
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 8.5 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Red
Weight in KG 92 KG
Married Yes
Married to Alix Bailey (m. 1995)
Children Kitty Szekely, Mary Louise Szekely
Divorce Alix Bailey (m. 2008)
Education Newton North High School
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Movies Horace and Pete
TV Show Louie Since 2010
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Louis C.K., a Mexican-American comedian, actor and director, is known for his comedy voice and cheerful appearance. He has appeared in various movies, TV series and stand-up shows.

He started his career with a comedy short film Trash Day at the age of 17. In 2013, he aired his full-length comedy special program Oh My God in the HBO TV. 

CK is an award-winning celebrity who has won several awards including Emmy, Grammy, and American Film Awards (AFA). 

Early Life And Education Of Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. was born as Louis A. Székely on September 12, 1967, in Washington D.C., United States. C.K. is now 50 years old and he has been active on the television and films with giving his best performances among the industry since 1985.

Additionally, he is also a director as well as editor having a variety of personality within him. His works within Louie that were a drama series made him more close among his fans that helped him to earn his popularity.

He spent his childhood in Mexico since his family shifted there right after his birth and he learned Spanish as his very first languages.

His father name is Luis Szekely who is professionally an economist, and his mother name is Mary Louise Szekely who is also working in a company as a software engineer.

Louis was a very good student in his studies and his father was the proper guide for his education. This might also be the reason for his better scoring in his education and he later got graduated from Newton North High School.

Louis C.K's Career

CK began his career as an auto mechanic and also served within the local cable station that was located in Boston.

After his graduation, he started searching his career as a comedian and during the very early time he started working within the local channels with his minor roles. With his high success, he started achieving it as his professional career and his bio is more focused on it.

In 1984, CK was 17, he directed short movie Trash Day. Next year, he attempted his first stand-up comedy at an open mic night a comedy club in Boston. Then, he did several stand-up shows before moving to Saturday Night Live (SNL).

CAPTION: Comedian Louis C.K. SOURCE: Paste Magazine

 

In 1993, he joined SNL as a scriptwriter and started writing for Late Night with Conan O’Brien show. After serving for several years at SNL, he showed interest towards filmmaking.

In 1998, he wrote and directed the independent black and white Tomorrow Night. Afterward, he worked in several movies and television series.

From 2010-2015, he appeared in his own sitcom Louie, aired on HBO. He currently appears on several shows like SNL, One Mississippi a Better Things. 

Louis C.K.'s Net Worth and Body Measurements

Louis C.K.'s current net worth is $25 million. He has garnered a huge amount of net worth from his three-decade-long career. In 2016, his starring animated film The Secret Life of Pets crossed over $875 million worldwide.

 He earns a hefty amount from his standup tours. In 2012, he generated $4.5 million by selling 10000 tickets for his standup shows in several major cities of US. He charged $45 per ticket and all tickets were sold within first 45 hours of the show. 

C.K. earned $52 million in 2016/17. In 2013, he had $16 million before tax. He resides in New York City's West apartment worth $2.45 million. 

His salary is also a successful amount in a range that made him earn with the net worth of amount $25 million. Louis height is 6 feet tall and he is a very pleasant personality within his looks and appearances.

Louis C.K.'s Personal Life

Louis is currently single. He was married to Alix Bailey, but they are divorced now. C.K. and Alix married in 1995 and lived together for 13 years and divorced in 2008. 

He shares a custody of 2 children, Kitty Szekely and Mary Louise Szekely, with his former wife Bailey. He is taking all the responsibilities of raising them.

CAPTION: Louis C.K. with one of his daughters SOURCE: Page Six

 

In November 2017, The NY Times published an article in which numbers of women accused him of sexual misconduct including Dana Goodman, Julia Wolov, Abby Schachner and Rebecca Corry. He followingly stated that their stories were true, and he expressed remorse for his actions.

With some of the news and information, it has also been dictated that Louis is searching for a good partner for his life and running for an affair but he is denying this news. 

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