Why Was Brooks Wheelan Fired From Saturday Night Live? His Career After SNL
Brooks Wheelan is a famous American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who is known for his work on Saturday Night Live in 2013 and 2014.
However, he was later fired from the show. What was the reason? What is he doing these days? Details Here.
Why Was Brooks Wheelan Fired From SNL?
The 33-year-old stand-up comedian stopped appearing on the Saturday Night Light with Colin Jost and Cecily Strong in June 2014, as he was fired from the show after its first season. He took his Twitter to announce the firing from the show.
Brooks tweeted: I'm totally honored to be able to make this next joke... FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!
Brooks’ time on the show lasted for only a short time after he was placed in controversial new talent lineup who made numerous appearances on Weekend Update.
The reason behind firing is not disclosed as the show does not discuss any casting changes.
Professional Career After SNL
After being fired from SNL, Brooks began his stand-up tour named Brooks Wheelan Fallas Back On Standup Comedy Tour, which was a reference for his firing. His first stand-up comedy album titled This Is Cool, Right? was released on 27th January 2015.
As a part of the promotion, Brooks also appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers and also appeared on a Comedy Central half-hour stand-up special that aired in summer 2015.
On 24th October 2017, Brooks launched the podcast named Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan, where he interviewed guests on often a low-pay or undesirable professions that they had before making a big move in the entertainment industry.
Net Worth And Earnings
Though it's been a long time since Brooks started his professional career and been engaged in numerous high-profile projects, he still has not revealed the exact figure of net worth and earnings.
However, a couple of gossip mongers claim that his net worth is $1 million that he collected from acting and appearances in numerous movies and short films.
Brooks Wheelan was born Brooks Patrick Wheelan on August 21, 1986, in Ceder Rapids, Lowa of the United States. Though Brooks was born in Ceder Rapids he spent most of the childhood times within Manchester, Lowa because of his family business.
Brooks’s father's name is Jim Wheelan and his mother's name is Chris. Brooks’s parents got divorced after the birth of the third child. He was the middle child out of 3 children.
Brooks was very interested in studying science and mathematics as his major study. He also used to make an adorable performance across Iowa city during the very early phase of his career and this was during his college time.
In addition to this, he completed his graduation level of education in the year 2009 and he completed his graduation from the University of Lowa.