What is Scott Aukerman’s Net Worth?
Scott Aukerman, a multi-talented American writer, producer, actor, comedian, director, and podcast host, has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Aukerman began his career as a writer and performer on the sketch series “Mr. Show.” Later, he became the host of the popular weekly comedy podcast “Comedy Bang!” which has garnered a significant following over the years.
Aukerman is also known for creating the show “Comedy Bang!” which is equally popular. Additionally, he has co-created shows like “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis” and co-founded the Earwolf podcast network.
Early life and Education
Scott Aukerman was born on July 2nd, 1970 in Savannah, Georgia and raised in Orange County, California. He attended a special school for the arts in high school and studied acting and musical theater. Aukerman grew up in a Baptist household, attending church three times a week until he graduated from high school. During his teenage years, Aukerman started a band with Adrian Young, the future drummer of No Doubt.
After graduating from high school, Aukerman attended Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, where he met B.J. Porter. The two began writing and working together for a radio show called “Lutz Radio.” Aukerman then studied at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts before starting his career in entertainment.
Scott Aukerman’s Career Highlights
Scott Aukerman’s career began with touring the country as a musical theatre actor before transitioning to comedy at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. He caught the eye of Bob Odenkirk and became a regular writer and performer on “Mr. Show,” for which he was nominated for an Emmy in 1999. After the show’s cancellation, Aukerman focused on writing film and television scripts and worked with B.J. Porter on various comedy projects in Los Angeles.
Aukerman and Porter created the popular sketch show “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis,” which featured interviews with celebrities and even former President Barack Obama. The show won Aukerman two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program in 2014 and 2015.
Aukerman later renamed his podcast “Comedy Death-Ray Radio” to “Comedy Bang! Bang!” and created his own podcast network called the Earwolf network, which has produced and released numerous podcasts. He also partnered with Adam Scott to create the comedic podcast series “U Talkin’ U2 to Me?” and released spin-offs focused on bands like R.E.M. and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Scott Aukerman Marries Longtime Girlfriend Kulap Vilaysack
Scott Aukerman, the American comedian and writer, has tied the knot with Kulap Vilaysack. Vilaysack, who is of Laotian descent, is also a comedian, actress, and showrunner.
The couple had been in a long-term relationship before finally getting married. The wedding ceremony was held in a private event with close family and friends in attendance.
Vilaysack is known for her work on shows such as “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office,” and “Merry Happy Whatever.” She is also the creator of the Seeso series “Bajillion Dollar Propertie$.”
Aukerman, on the other hand, is best known for his work on “Comedy Bang! Bang!” which he created and hosted. He has also written for several TV shows including “Mr. Show with Bob and David” and “The Larry Sanders Show.”
Scott Aukerman and Kulap Vilaysack’s Hollywood Hills Home Listed for $2.05 Million
Scott Aukerman and Kulap Vilaysack are listing their Hollywood Hills home for $2.05 million, which reflects a minimal profit margin of $380,000 compared to the $1.7 million they purchased it for just five years ago. It is unlikely that they will break even as the listed price is haggled down further, according to recent trends in the real estate market. The residence, originally built in 2005, spans 3,369 square feet and features glass walls, hardwood floors, and scenic canyon and city views. It also includes a skylighted staircase, three bedrooms, and a floor-to-ceiling tile fireplace.