Alan Stuart Franken, also known as Al Franken, is a lesser-known comedian whose political career is well-known.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Al Franken was born in New York City, USA, to Joseph and Phoebe Franken. His parents were both well-off and lived happy lives; his mother was a real estate agent, and his father was a printing salesman. While his mother’s grandpa came from Grodno (Russian Empire) before going to the United States, his father’s grandfather came from Germany.
He attended The Blake School after relocating twice. In 1969, he graduated from the same high school. While at school, Al Franken and his friend Tom Davis were known to execute humorous acts. He was also a member of his school’s wrestling squad. Franken went to Harvard College after graduating. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science after graduating from there. He also has an older brother, photojournalist Owen Franken.
Al Franken’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Al Franken, who was born on May 21, 1951, is 71 years old as of today, August 2, 2022. His height is 1.68 meters, and his weight is 80 kilograms.
Al Franken’s Profession & Career
Initially, Al Franken was hired as a writer and worked as an occasional performer. He was awarded this role in collaboration with his high school friend, Tom Davis, with whom he formed an unofficial alliance. They collaborated on several projects, including minor appearances in a film.
Individually, Al Franken worked as an anchor and performed in a few other shows. After shows, He moved on to creating film screenplays, though the first one was difficult for him. The picture he wrote did not go well, or rather, it was disastrous. He also starred in his film, which was a commercial disappointment. The Washington Post praised the picture despite its failure to attract crowds.
Following his appearances and films, He published six critically praised novels, four of which hit the New York Times Best Seller list. He also spent roughly three years working for Air America Radio. He then signed up for the United States State Senate.
Al Franken, like every other potential candidate, was extremely busy with work and campaigning before the elections. He won the elections in 2009 despite widespread criticism and outrage. In 2014, He was re-elected. In 2017, he resigned from his position.
Al Franken’s Salary and Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of August 2022. His various jobs and consistent hard work have shaped him into today’s man.
|Celebrated Name||Al Franken|
|Real Name||Alan Stuart Franken|
|Age||71 years old|
|Birth Date||21 May 1951|
|Birth Place||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Wife||Franni Bryson (m. 1975)|
|Children||Yes (Thomasin Franken, Joe Franken)|
|Profession||American politician, comedian, media personality, and author|
|Net Worth||$10 million|