Mitch Hedberg

Mitch Hedberg

Who is Mitch Hedberg?

Mitchell Lee Hedberg (February 24, 1968 – March 29, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian and an actor known for his surreal humor and deadpan delivery. His comedy typically featured short, sometimes one-line jokes mixed with absurd elements and non-sequiturs. Hedberg's comedy and onstage persona gained him a cult following, with audience members sometimes shouting out the punchlines to his jokes before he could finish them. A frequent drug user, he died of a cocaine and heroin drug overdose in 2005.

Where is Mitch Hedberg from?


Hedberg was born on February 24, 1968, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the USA as Mitchell Lee Hedberg to parents Mary (née Schimscha) and Arne Hedberg.] He was of Swedish, Czech, and German descent. His nationality was American. He was agnostic in terms of belief. His zodiac is Pisces. Further information about his childhood life and siblings are still not revealed. Hedberg attended Harding High School in Saint Paul. He admitted to having no interest in school and barely graduated.

What caused Mitch Hedberg's death?


On March 30, 2005, Hedberg was found dead in a hotel room in Livingston, New Jersey. The New Jersey medical examiner's office reported "multiple drug toxicity." in the form of cocaine and heroin as the cause. Hedberg's death was formally announced on April 1, 2005, leading some to believe it was an April Fools' Day joke. His funeral was held at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Church in Minnesota.

What is the Mitch Hedberg occupation?

Hedberg began his stand-up career in Florida, and after a period of honing his skills, he moved to Seattle and began to tour. He soon appeared on MTV's Comikaze, followed by a 1996 appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman that brought him his big break. He won the 1997 grand prize at the Seattle Comedy Competition. The next year he appeared in an episode of Fox's series That '70s Show. In 1999, he completed his independent feature film, Los Enchiladas!, which he wrote, directed, produced, and starred in. He recorded three comedy CDs: Strategic Grill Locations, Mitch All Together, and Do You Believe in Gosh? the last released posthumously. He also appeared at the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival in 1998, 2001, and 2004.

Concurrent with his rising fame in the entertainment industry, Hedberg appeared on Letterman nine more times, signed a half-million-dollar deal with Fox for a television sitcom, and was dubbed "the next Seinfeld" by Time magazine. George Carlin, Dave Chappelle, Mike Birbiglia, and Lewis Black were among his comedian fans.

What is Mitch Hedberg's net worth?


Hedberg's net worth is estimated at $4 million. His exact salary number is still not reported. His major source of income was his stand-up comedian career and also as the TV and film actor. Hedberg had signed a half-million-dollar deal with Fox for a television sitcom. He also had done many commercials as well. So all of these adds to his net worth altogether. However, information on his cars and house are still under speculation.

Who is Mitch Hedberg's wife?


Hedberg was married to Canadian comedian Lynn Shawcroft from 1999 until his death in 2005. Information on the couple's marital life before and after is not reported. Also, information on their children is not revealed. To talk about his personal life, He was a drug addict. In May 2003, he was arrested in Austin, Texas, for heroin possession as well. He died of a drug overdose in 2005.

How tall is Mitch Hedberg?


The famous American stand up comedian, Hedberg was 6ft tall with a bodyweight of 80kg. He had light brown eyes and brown hair. His body measurements were 32-26-32(chest-bicep-waist) inches. In terms of his attitude and character, he was a very kind and sentimental person. He had a straight sexual orientation.

Mitch Hedberg
Quick Facts of Mitchell Hedberg
Celebrated Name Mitch Hedberg
Age 52 years old
Nick Name Mitch Hedberg
Birth Name Mitchell Lee Hedberg
Birth Date 1968-02-24
Gender Male
Profession American comedian
Nationality American
Place of Birth Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Father Arnold Hedberg
Mother Mary Hedberg
Sister Angie Andreson, and Wendy Hedberg
Education Harding Senior High Schooled
Horoscope Pisces
Net Worth $4 million
Marital Status married
Wife Lynn Shawcroft
Height 6ft tall
Weight 80 kg
Eye Color light brown
Hair Color brown
Body Measurement 32-26-32(chest-bicep-waist)
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