Greg Giraldo

Greg Giraldo

Who is Greg Giraldo?

Greg Giraldo (December 10, 1965 – September 29, 2010) was an American stand-up comedian, television personality, and lawyer. He is remembered for his appearances on Comedy Central's televised roast specials, and for his work on that network's television shows Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and the programming block Stand-Up Nation, the last of which he hosted.

Where was Greg Giraldo born?

Giraldo was born as Gregory C. Giraldo in the Bronx and raised in Bayside, Queens, the USA on December 10, 1965. His father, Alfonso, was from Colombia and worked for Pan Am, and his mother, Dolores, was from Spain. Giraldo was raised Roman Catholic and spoke fluent Spanish. His nationality was American and his zodiac was Sagittarius. He was the oldest of three children (brother John and sister Elizabeth). Giraldo played the guitar in a band in his late teens/the early twenties. Giraldo graduated from Jesuit Regis High School in Manhattan in 1983. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from Columbia University in 1987. Giraldo was admitted to Harvard Law School after achieving a near-perfect score on his Law School Admission Test (LSAT), scoring in the 99th percentile of students taking the test. He earned a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1990.

What is Greg Giraldo's profession?

Giraldo passed the bar and began a career as a lawyer initially, working for eight months as an associate for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom before changing his occupation. Giraldo started doing stand-up comedy in 1992. Giraldo performed regularly at the Comedy Cellar comedy club in Manhattan, as well as clubs all over the U.S. From 2002 to 2004, he was a regular panelist on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Giraldo acted in two Adam Dubin features, 2002's comedic short American Dummy, and 2008's animated film, What Blows Up Must Come Down!. His other TV appearances are, "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil", "Stand-Up Nation", "Comedy Central Roasts, " "Comedy Central's: Comic Cabana", "Common Law", "The Howard Stern Show",  "The Marriage Ref", "Shorties and some more. His series Friday Night Stand-Up with Greg Giraldo began on Comedy Central in late 2005 and ran until 2006. He also released some albums, "Good Day to Cross a River" (2006, Comedy Central Records), "Midlife Vices" (2009, Comedy Central Records).In 2008, Giraldo appeared in venues across the United States as the headlining act of the Indecision '08 Tour, produced by Comedy Central. In June 2010, Giraldo performed at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee. He was able to establish himself as a very skilled comedian but that ended as he passed away on September 25, 2010.

What happened to Greg Giraldo?


On Saturday, September 25, 2010, Giraldo overdosed on prescription medication; the exact medication is unknown. It is believed to have been accidental. He was scheduled to appear at a concert at the 3rd Annual New York Recovery Rally that day. After Giraldo failed to appear for a scheduled performance, police were notified and officers went to his room at the Hyatt Hotel in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where they found him unresponsive. Giraldo was taken to nearby Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he remained in a coma on life support. He was removed from life support by his family's decision, and he died on September 29, 2010, at the age of 44. Giraldo was buried at Good Ground Cemetery in Hampton Bays, New York.

What is Greg Giraldo worth?


Greg Giraldo is estimated at $100 thousand. His major source of income was his stand-up comedian and TV presenter. During his professional career, he hosted many TV shows like Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Lewis Black's Root of All Evil", "Stand-Up Nation", "Comedy Central Roasts, " "Comedy Central's: Comic Cabana", Friday Night Stand-Up with Greg Giraldo and many more which made him able to accumulate this worth. Further information on his cars and house are still under speculation.

Who is Greg Giraldo's wife?


Giraldo was married twice. He married first at age 23, and the couple divorced after two years. He married his second wife, Maryann, on January 23, 1999. She was a former waitress at Caroline's comedy club. Together they had three sons. Giraldo and Maryann separated in 2008 for a short time and had many reconciliations before his death in 2010. They were never divorced.

What is Greg Giraldo's height?

The famous and handsome stand-up comedian and TV host, Giraldo had a height of 5ft 10inch. He had blonde hair and Light brown eyes. His other body measurements are still under review. He had a straight sexual orientation.

Greg Giraldo
Quick Facts of Gregory C. Giraldo
Celebrated Name Greg Giraldo
Age 54 years old
Nick Name Greg Giraldo
Birth Name Gregory C. Giraldo
Birth Date 1965-12-10
Gender Male
Profession American stand-up comedian
Nationality American
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York, United States
Father Alfonso Giraldo
Mother Dolores Giraldo
Sister Elizabeth Giraldo
Brother John Giraldo
Horoscope Sagittarius
Education Jesuit Regis High School, Columbia University and Harvard Law School
Religion Catholic
Net Worth $100 thousand
Marital Status married
Wife Maryann Giraldo
Height 5ft 10inch
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color light brown
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