How Much is Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco Worth?

Sebastian Maniscalco is an Illinois native who has worked his way to the top of the comedy scene. His Italian background, personal experiences, and everyday routines serve as the inspiration for the material for his popular stand-up routines.

Maniscalco is currently touring, but the majority of the upcoming shows have already sold out! This well-known comedian has most certainly made a name for himself!

Sebastian Maniscalco on the red carpet
Sebastian Maniscalco | Emma McIntyre/WireImage

Sebastian Maniscalco’s start in comedy

Maniscalco never gave up on his dreams of being a successful comedian. His work ethic and personality are what helped get his comedy career on the road. Maniscalco took a lot of side jobs and part-time jobs so he could focus on the work that mattered to him most.

For seven years Maniscalco served tables at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills while he tried to book as many jobs as possible performing his stand up. Maniscalco even admitted to using his breaks while waiting tables to squeeze in stand-up sets at the Comedy Store.

Maniscalco’s hard work finally paid off when he was asked to be a part of The Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days and 30 Nights — Hollywood to the Heartland. Vince Vaughn‘s role in the comedy-documentary warranted positive attention and recognition for the title and for Maniscalco. This opportunity would be the chance

Even though Maniscalco planned on returning to his job waiting tables after the documentary wrapped up he never went back. More often than not Maniscalco will usually reference this part of his life in his stand-up performances.

This video of Maniscalco on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon shows a brief glimpse into the comedian’s impressive and, of course, comical, history.

How Sebastian Maniscalco became one of the highest paying comedians

Maniscalco’s fame and popularity slowly but surely began to increase after the 2006 premier of Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland. Just a few years later Maniscalco managed to release Sebastian Live as a result of his successful work with Comedy Central.

In 2010 Maniscalco made an appearance in another comedy-based documentary called Just Like Us. Two years later Maniscalco showcased his abilities to perform, write, and even produce with the production of Sebastian Maniscalco: What’s Wrong with People?. Maniscalco’s success and fame are well-deserved and quickly growing.

Since Maniscalco’s career has kicked off he has recorded three stand-up performances for Showtime. Why Would You Do That?, Maniscalco’s latest Showtime special, came out in 2016 and received raving ratings and reviews. He even hosted the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.

There was no shock to see Maniscalco’s name on Forbes’ list of highest-paying comedians. Maniscalco was ranked as the fifth-highest paying comedian with earnings of $26 million.

Maniscalco was listed amongst other talented comedians such as Amy Schumer and Jerry Seinfeld. Speaking of Seinfeld, he openly admits how much he appreciates Maniscalco. When speaking of Maniscalco Seinfeld once said, “This guy just makes me laugh in so many different ways.” Being able to make Seinfeld laugh seems like the ultimate sign of success in the comedy world.  

Sebastian Maniscalco’s net worth

Maniscalco’s net worth is valued at $16 million. From coming on to shows like Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee to accepting a role in the recent movie Tag, Maniscalco is impressing and entertaining audiences everywhere. It is likely that Maniscalco’s net worth will continue to grow over time.

It is no wonder Maniscalco’s success and fame have gotten so large over the course of the years. When it comes to comedy Maniscalco definitely knows what he is talking about.­

Fans and fellow comedians everywhere are excited to see where Maniscalco’s next project or performance will lead him.