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What is Louie Anderson Net Worth 2022? Who is His Wife?

What is Louie Anderson Net Worth 2022? Who is His Wife?

Facts of Louie Anderson

Full Name: Louie Anderson
Birth Date: March 24, 1953
Age: 69 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Stand-Up Comedian, Television Game Host
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aries
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Net Worth$10 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceSaint Paul, Minnesota
EthnicityNorth American
EducationJohnson Senior High School
FatherWilliam Anderson
MotherOra Zella Anderson
SiblingsTommy Anderson
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Louie Anderson is an American stand-up comedian as well as a television game host who is widely famous for his role as Christine Baskets on the FX series Baskets.

How Many Siblings Does Louie Anderson have?

Louie Anderson entered this world as Louis Perry Anderson on 24th March 1953, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the United States of America. As of 2019, his age is 66 years old while his horoscope is Aries. He is the son of Louis William Anderson (father) and Ora Zella Anderson (mother).

Louie Anderson's father, Wiliam Anderson and sister
Caption: Louie Anderson’s father, Wiliam Anderson, and sister (Photo: Instagram)

He grew up with ten siblings and one of his brothers’ names is Tommy Anderson. In a 2016 interview on WTF with Marc Maron, Louie disclosed that his mother actually gave birth to 16 children, but five of them died in childbirth. Louie holds an American nationality and belongs to a North American ethnical background.


He completed his education at Johnson Senior High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota.


  • In the year 2016, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance as Christine Baskets.


Baskets is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on 21st January 2016, on FX, co-created by Louis CK, Zach Galifianakis, and Jonathan Krisel. Jonathan is also the showrunner and director. On 24th May 2018, FX renewed the show for a fourth and final season, which premiered on 13th June 2019 while the series ended on 22nd August 2019.

Louie Anderson with his co-actors
Caption: Louie Anderson with his co-actors (Photo: Instagram)

What is Stand-up Comedian Louie Anderson Net Worth?

Louie Anderson has an estimated net worth of around $10 million as of 2022 which he earned through his career as a stand-up comedian and television game host.

Past and Present Relationship Status

Louie Anderson is possibly single at the moment. Previously, he tied the wedding knot to his high-school sweetheart in the year 1985 which only lasted four weeks.

Louie Anderson with his friends
Caption: Louie Anderson with his friends (Photo: Instagram)

Blackmailing incident

Louie was blackmailed by a man named Richard John Gordon in the year 1997. Richard demanded money from Anderson, threatening to reveal to tabloids that Anderson reportedly sexually propositioned him in a casino in the year 1993.

Between 1997 and 1998, Louie paid Richard $100k in hush money but when Gordon’s demands increased to $250k in the year 2000, Louie’s lawyer informed federal authorities. Richard, who was 31 years old at the time, was arrested after leading FBI agents on a high-speed chase along Santa Monica Boulevard.

Height and Weight

Louie Anderson stands at a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches while his body weight is around 90 kg. Anderson has blonde colored hair while his eyes are dark brown in color. Louie is quite active on various sorts of social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


  • Louie Anderson made his network debut as a stand-up comedian on The Tonight Show on 20th November 1984.
  • After that, he appeared as Lou Appleton alongside Bronson Pinchot on the pilot episode of Perfect Strangers for ABC.
  • He had a small role in the singing-telegram scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in the year 1986.
  • Next year, he appeared in a comedy special on Showtime.
  • He played a role in John Landis’ movie Coming to America, which starred Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, and starred in the camp comedy The Wrong Guys in the year 1988.
  • Later, she guest-starred on the first episode of the MuppeTelevision segment of The Jim Henson Hour.
  • He created and produced a Saturday-morning animated series for Fox called Life with Louie in the year 1995.
  • Louie created and starred in The Louie Show for CBS in the year 1996.
  • Next year, Louie appeared as a panelist on an episode of, To Tell the Truth, hosted by John O’Hurley.
  • In the year 2001, he appeared on an episode of Weakest Link, winning around $31k.
  • Further, he has appeared on network television such as Scrubs, Grace Under Fire, Touched by an Angel, Chicago Hope, and so on.
  • He filmed a standup special entitled Louie Anderson: Big Baby Boomer in the year 2012.
  • In the year 2013, Louie appeared in the ABC reality television series Splash.
  • He signed on as the promotional spokesperson for his home state’s Land O’Lakes Sweet Cream butter brand in October 2014.
  • Since 21st January 2016, he has played the part of Christine Baskets on the FX comedy series, Baskets.
  • As of now, he is a regular panelist on the TV game show Funny You Should Ask.
Louie Anderson, American stand-up comedian
Caption: Louie Anderson, American stand-up comedian (Photo: Instagram)