Jim Norton Has Amassed $3 Million Net Worth, How Much Does He Earn?

Jim Norton is a comedian, podcast & TV host, radio personality, author and actor.
Jim Norton is a comedian, podcast & TV host, radio personality, author and actor.( Source : carolines )

Multi-talented James Joseph Norton popularly known as Jim Norton is a comedian, podcast & TV host, radio personality, author, and actor from the USA. He came to the limelight after he served as the third mic along with Gregg "Opie" Hughes and Anthony Cumia from 2001 to 2014 on the radio show "Opie and Anthony". After that, he co-hosts the podcast "UFC Unfiltered" since 2016, the morning radio show "Jim Norton & Sam Roberts" since 2016, and "The Chip Chipperson Podacast" since 2017. Starting the journey of comedy in 1990, Jim is currently active in this field. 

At the time of writing, Jim Norton has amassed a net worth of $3 Million in 2022. Let's discuss in this article his detailed net worth, earnings, business, and endorsements. 


Quick Facts

Birth NameJames Joseph Norton
Date Of BirthJuly 19, 1968
BirthplaceBayonne, New Jersey, USA
Age54 Years Old (as of 2022)
Net Worth$3 Million
Marital StatusUnmarried
Height5 feet 6 inches
Career Start Year1990

Jim Norton Has Amassed $3 Million Net Worth

Professionally, Jim Norton is a talented and successful comedian, radio personality, podcast & TV host, actor, and author. He has faced a huge struggle and hardships to become what he is today. He came to public fame after he co-hosted a radio show "Opie and Anthony" (2001-2014).

Jim Norton has an estimated net worth of $3 Million approximately in 2022. He made this fortune from his performances in stand-up comedy and from his acting career. He is a well-established radio presenter and podcast host. 

Till now, he has released four comedy albums along with seven comedy Specials. He is also the author of a couple of books - "Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch" & "I Hate Your Guts". 

How Much Does He Earn?

Fans and followers of Jim Norton must be curious to know how much he gets paid monthly and annually. Here, we have disclosed his monthly and annual salary details.

Jim Norton is making his annual salary of USD $400 Thousand from his career work. His monthly salary is around $33K. He lives a modest lifestyle at present and without any doubt, he is satisfied with his earnings.

His primary source of wealth comes from his stand-up shows and radio host career. He enjoys his secondary source of wealth from the entertainment industry, podcast host, and releasing books. 

At present, Jim Norton is hosting several podcasts including "Jim Norton & Sam Roberts".

In 1990, Norton spent his early years developing his act after he became a stand-up comedian
In 1990, Norton spent his early years developing his act after he became a stand-up comedian ( Source : inquirer )

Jim Norton Endorsements, and Business

Comedian, radio personality, and TV host, Jim Norton has made his fortune not only throughout his professional career but also from business and endorsement deals.

During his career, he must have endorsed several brands which added value to his net worth. He certainly has made a decent sum of money through various endorsement deals.

In addition to this, Jim surely does have his own business or he is investing his money in the business. His exact business information has not been disclosed to the public yet. Undoubtedly, he is making a huge lump-sum amount of money from the business industry. He also owns stocks, shares, and bonds of many companies.

Jim Norton Parents and Childhood Story

Jim Norton took birth on July 19, 1968, to American parents in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. Jim's dad was a former US marine and army reservist and later US postal services truck driver whereas his mum was a librarian. He spent his early life in North Brunswick, New Jersey with his only sister, Tracy.

Coming to his education, he went to North Brunswick High School but he dropped out in his senior year. When he was 13, he started to drink alcohol heavily. Due to this, his parents sent him to a rehab facility in Princeton, New Jersey for a month. Later, he became alcohol and drug-free.

After three years of being sober, he obtained his GED and attended Middlesex County College. At 18, he took up work in a copper company as a forklift operator but was fired from the job at age 23. Then, he decided to pursue comedy full-time. 

Jim's present age is 54. He cut his 54th birthday cake on July 19, 2022. 

Is Jim Norton Gay?

Jim Norton is an unmarried man till now due to which there is a question raised about his sexuality if he is gay or straight?

Surfing through the internet, we came to know that Jim Norton is not gay. He has not been linked with any man and there are no details about his affairs, relationship, or marital news with anyone. Once he said that he is dating someone but he has not hinted any information about his girlfriend. Coming to his present life, it seems he is single and he is fully focused on his professional career. 

Going back to his early life, Jim got addicted to s*x after he got sober. It was in 2010, he admitted that he was still an s*x addict with anger problems. He added 'the s*x addiction never goes away but I haven't been acting out much at all in years'. 

Jim Norton became a stand-up comedian in 1990

When Jim was 12, he wanted to be a stand-up comedian. His interest in comedy blossomed after his mum brought home comedy albums from work. He named Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Woody Allen, and Robert Klein as his influencer.

It was in April 1990, he performed his very first stand-up routine at Varsity, a pub in New Jersey at the age of 21. Since then, he started working fully on his stand-up career. It took him seven years to gain his name and fame after Andrew Dice Clay (stand-up comedian) chose him to open for him for his shows in 1997. 

Jim Norton performing in Gotham Comedy Club, a venue for stand-up comedy in New York City
Jim Norton performing in Gotham Comedy Club, a venue for stand-up comedy in New York City ( Source : ctpost )

Jim Norton Short Career

Jim had his initial success as a stand-up comedian after Andrew Dice Clay noticed him. Then, Norton started to open for Clay where he got the chance to play in larger venues.

Next, he started to write for "Opie and Anthony" (2002-2004). It was in 2003, he assembled his very first comedy album "Yellow Discipline" followed by "Trinkets I Own Made from Gorilla Hands", in April 2005. 
In 2012, Jim released his first comedy "Please Be Offended" followed by "American Degenerate" in 2013, "Contextually Inadequate" in 2015, and "A Mouthful of Shame" in 2017.

In addition, Norton hosted as the third mic on the "Opie and Anthony" radio show on WNEW in 2001 and later hosted "The Jim Norton Show" in 2010, "Opie with Jim Norton" from 2014 to 2016, "The Jim Norton Advice Show", "Jim Norton & Sam Roberts" in 2016, and "UFC Unfiltered" in 2016.

Furthermore, he has also launched his own podcast entitled "The Chip Chipperson Podacast" and "Doug Bellcast".

As an actor, Jim has appeared in movies such as "Spider-Man" (2002), Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008), "Furry Vengeance", "Cop Out", "From Nowhere" (2016), "Courting Condi" (2008), "The Irishman" (2019). Likewise, he appeared in TV sitcoms and series including "The Louise Show" (1996), "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" (2002-2004), "Last Comic Standing" (2004), "Lucky Louie" (2005), "Bored to Death" (2010), "Cop Show" (2015), among others. 

Some FAQs

Is Jim Norton Gay?

No, Jim Norton is not a gay. He is straight.

How much is Jim Norton Net Worth?

Jim's net worth is $3 Million at the time of writing.

How many siblings does Jim Norton have?

Jim Norton have only one sister, Tracey.

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