Bert Kreischer Net Worth: How Rich Is He?

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Known for performing stand-up gigs shirtless, Bert Kreischer is a renowned stand-up comedian. Bert Kreischer has been doing stand-up since 1997. Along with this, he has also ventured into podcasting, acting, and reality TV hosting. 

All these things combined have made him a rich celebrity. Recently, in his podcast, 2 Bears 1 Cave, Bert commented “Mine's low. I think they undershoot these." on his $8 million net worth. 

Since then, fans have wanted to know about Bert Kreischer's net worth. They also wanted to know about his personal life, how he has made money, etc. 

In this article, we will tell you how much money Bert Kreischer has made till now. We will also take a look into his personal life, and his career. So to know more about the famous Bert Kreischer, read the whole article.

Bert Kreischer net worth?

Bert Kreischer's net worth is $14 million as of January 2024.

His stand-up shows public speaking, TV show hosting, writing, and podcasting have made him this much money. 

Bert Kreischer net worth

He has done several comedy specials one of which was made into a film - The Machine leading to a massive surge in net worth

Bert Kreischer's early life

The real name of Bert Kreischer is Albert Charles Kreischer Jr. Although he has been using his stage name everywhere now.

Bert was born in St. Petersburg, in the state of Florida on Nov 3, 1972. He was raised in Tampa, Florida. His father, Albert Charles Kreischer was a very successful attorney and his mother, Gege Kreischer had a career in early childhood development. 

Bert Kreischer went to Jesuit High School. Here he was considered to have a dark sense of humor and great storytelling skills. 

After graduating from high school, he went on to study at Florida State University. From here, he graduated as an English Major.

Bert was a heavy partier in college. He rose to fame when Florida State University was ranked the number 1 Party School in the USA by the Princeton Review, and Rolling Stone wrote a 6 Page article about Bert naming him “the top partyer at the Number One Party School in the country.” The article was titled - Bert Kreischer: The Undergraduate. 

The article featured things Bert Kerischer did at those parties including heavy drinking and public nudity.

Eventually, this article reached the famous Director Oliver Stone who optioned the rights to Bert’s story. Unfortunately, the deal could not be completed and all the scripts were sent back to the writers. One of the writers changed the name of Ben Kreischer to Van Wilder and sold it to National Lampoon. 

Then a movie was made in 2002 National Lampoon’s Van Wilder. The main role was played by Ryan Reynolds. 

When asked in 2014 in an interview about this film, Bert said that he hadn't watched this film as he was not involved in it. He even said that he would never sue them for using his life story even though the executives have publicly said that Bert was the inspiration of the film. 

Bert Kreischer's personal life

Bert Kreischer is married to LeeAnn Kreischer. They got married in December 2003. They both met in Los Angeles for work and after a few years, got married. 

Bert Kreischer's personal life

LeeAnn came to Los Angeles to become a writer. Right now, she hosts a podcast Wife of the Party. 

They have 2 daughters together. The older one is Georgia, born in 2004 and the younger one is Ila Kreiscger born in 2006. All 4 of them live together in Los Angeles. 

Bert Kreischer loves his family a lot. He has been seen many times talking about his family in podcasts, interviews, and even his stand-up specials. 

When asked what kind of a father he is, he instantly said Selfish, Mediocre, Loving. He also added that there are dads who are killing it but he is not. He has also talked about how he regrets not giving enough time to his kids being busy at work. 

Kreischer was raised as a catholic when he was a teenager. He also claims to be religious. However, he is not raising his children as Catholics because LeeAnn is not religious at all. 

Bert Kreischer comedy career

Bert Kreischer started as a comic after being featured in the Rolling Stone article. He soon started doing comedy in the Potbelly's, a bar and nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida. He had the perfect blend of edgy humor and binding storytelling skills. 

Bert Kreischer comedy career

Soon he sent a DVD of his work to an agent in New York who called him to watch a few stand-up comedy shows. Kreischer went to New York and started working as the doorman at the Boston Comedy Club. 

Bert had a unique style of performing his shows shirtless. He had many successful stand-up shows of his own in New York and became famous among his peers. 

After moving to New York, he worked with Will Smith Production on a sitcom in 2001. He was also featured in National Lampoon Live: New Faces along with other comedians in 2004. 

All these projects brought limelight on him making him a good amount of money. His shows were going houseful because he was able to connect with the audience telling stories about his life. 

However, he became a known name in comedy after his first special comfortably Dumb in 2009. It made him famous among critics. People started calling him the greatest storyteller of his time. It was aired by Comedy Central. 

His second comedy special was The Machine. It came out in 2016 and became his most appreciated comedy special. Here he recalls how he was on a school trip and helped a Russian mob rob a train being drunk. 

The next 3 comedy specials aired by Netflix named Secret Time, Hey Big Boy and Razzle Dazzle came out in 2018, 2020, and 2023 respectively.

These comedy specials have been loved by the audience. They have added a lot to Bert Kreischer’s wealth.  

Bert Kreischer podcasting career

Bert Kreischer is not just good at comedy, he is also good at talking to people. He hosts 3 podcasts as of now. All those podcasts get equal love from the audience. Bert does his podcast from his house in Los Angeles. These podcasts have not only increased his loyal followers but also his total net worth. 

Bert Kreischer podcasting career

One Podcast he does alone is named BertCast. It was started in 2012. On this podcast, he invites fellow comedians, musicians, and artists. He even invites critics on his podcasts. He talks about art forms, life, his experiences, their experiences comedy, and everything. 

He also adds the flavor of his humor in the podcast to make it more interesting and not very deep.

He co-hosts another podcast with fellow comedian Tom Segura called 2 Bears 1 Cave. In this podcast, they talk about funny things about each other. Both of them are best friends and talk shit about each other. The banter between the two is hosted by YMH studios and never fails to bring a laugh to viewers' faces. 

Bill and Bert is another podcast cohosted by Bill Burr and Bert Kreischer. This was a famous podcast as well however it was stopped a year ago. 

Bert Kreischer not only calls guests on his podcasts but also goes on other’s podcasts. He has been on the Joe Rogan Experience, WTF with Marc Maron, Doug Benson's Doug Loves Movies, H3 Podcast, and Your Mom's House. 

Podcasts have added a lot to Bert’s net worth and he is still doing them. 

Bert’s filmography

Because of his immense popularity, Bert is a sought-after guest on TV shows. This not only helps him grow financially but also reach a wider audience. Bert said that TV shows have helped him connect with his audience differently.

Bert’s filmography

Previously Bert had hosted The X show in 2001. And in 2004, he hosted Hurt Bert where he performed various dangerous stunts in amusement parks. 

Another popular show that he hosted was Bert The Conqueror. It was so popular that it had 3 seasons. It aired in 2010, 2011 and 2016. In this show, Kreischer promotes different rides in amusement parks across the United States in his funny way. 

Other TV appearances of Bert have been in the form of talk show guests. He has appeared recently on Jimmy Kimmel’s show, he has appeared on David Letterman’s show, and also on Conan’s show. 

His funny humor makes him comfortable in every situation. The fans have loved him in each show.

Not just TV, Bert’s stand-up special, The Machine was made into a movie by Legendary Entertainment. It was released in May 2023. Although it failed at the box office, people still had a good laugh since the main lead was played by Bert himself. 

Has Bert Kreischer written any books?

The funny and renowned comic has ventured into all sorts of creative things which also includes book writing. 

In 2014, Kreischer wrote Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child, a memoir of his life. How he came to become a stand-up comedian, TV show host, podcaster, and actor. 

He also has published online blogs for different sites.


Bert Kreischer is a famous stand-up comedian, actor, podcaster, and TV show host. Although he performs shirtless on his stand-up sets, he has created a lot of health thanks to his edgy humor and great storytelling. 

Bert Kreischer has a net worth of $14 million. He has a successful career and is married to LeeAnn Kreischer and has 2 beautiful daughters. 

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