Net Worth: $5 Million
- Source of Wealth Comedy, Movie Directing, Producing, Acting
- Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, USA
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth 1974
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Film Director, Writer and Producer, Actor
- Education New York University
About Neal Brennan
Neal Brennan is an American stand-up comedian, director/producer, writer and actor. His net worth is $5 million. He acquired the net worth as co-creator and co-writer of the “Chappelle’s Show.” He was also director of “Live Hard, Sell Hard” film as well as a director and writer of “Singled Out.” He was born in 1974, Brooklyn, New York.
Kevin Brennan, the older brother of Neal was a comedian and a writer. Neal used to attend Kevin’s performances hence get a chance to hang around comedians like Dave Attel, David Juskow, and Mike Royce. After dropping out of school, Neal got a doorman job at Boston Comedy Club where he became friends with Dave Chappelle, a regular performer at that club.
In 1992, Neal performed his debut stand-up comedy. He did not perform again until 1997. During this time, he was also writing for The Source Magazine. In 1995, he went to Los Angeles and worked as writer for the Jenny McCarthy Dating Show. He then got writing jobs for Game Show Bzzz!, Teen Sitcom Kenan and Kel as well as Sketch Comedy-Variety Show.
Neal Brennan and Chappelle collaborated and produced the film Half Baked in 1997. The film received negative reviews but is considered a cult classic among the stoners community. In 2002, they teamed up again to co-write and co-create Chappelle’s Show, which was a hit. In 2004, Neal was nominated for 3 Emmy Awards for his good work as a writer, producer and director. Chappelle’s Show was then the highest-rated program on Comedy Central.