Jeff Foxworthy

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Jeff Foxworthy

Foxworthy at the red carpet of the 2007 American Idol season finale
Birth name Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy
Born September 6, 1958 (1958-09-06) (age 55)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Medium Stand-up, television, film, radio
Years active 1984–present
Genres Southern comedy, country comedy, host
Subject(s) Culture of the Southern United States, everyday life, family, rednecks
Spouse Pamela Gregg (1985–present)
Notable works and roles
Signature Jeff Foxworthy Signature.svg
Website jefffoxworthy.com

Jeffrey Marshall "Jeff" Foxworthy (September 6, 1958[1]) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, radio and television personality, author, voice artist and comedian. He is known for having "Southern humor" and unusual styles of entertainment. He acted in The Jeff Foxworthy Show during the mid 1990s. He has also hosted game shows, hosting Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? and The American Bible Challenge.

Early life[change | edit source]

He was born in Hapeville, Georgia.[1][2] He is the first child of Jimmy Abstance Foxworthy, an IBM executive, and Carole Linda (Camp) Foxworthy. His parents are of English ancestry.[3][1][4] His grandfather, James Marvin Camp, was a fireman in Hapeville for more than 30 years.[3]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Jeff Foxworthy Biography (1958-)". Filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/89/Jeff-Foxworthy.html. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  2. "Jeff Foxworthy Bio". Utopia Artists. 2000-06-12. http://www.utopiaartists.com/bio_jeff_foxworthy.htm. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  3. 3.0 3.1 From Essex England to the Sunny Southern USA: A Harris Family Journey, Robert E. Harris, Genealogical Press, 1994, page 870.
  4. http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Foxworthy