Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope/ Douglas Gene Stanhope was born on 25th March 1967 in Worcester. He is a popular stand-up comedian in the US. Apart from comedy, he is also known for his writing. He is a libertarian when it comes to political views. His comedy is known to be cynical and controversial. He has been seen in the filed since 1990. His comedy genres include black comedy, satire, insult comedy and political. He has been seen using various subjects in his comedy like human sexuality, Libertarianism. He has been seen in various TV shows and movies.

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He has appeared in many comedy festivals and has won numerous awards for his work. The major festivals include “US Comedy Arts Festival”, Comedy Festival in Chicago, “Edinburgh Festival Fringe”, and “Montreal Just for Laughs”. He won the comedy competition in San Francisco in the year 1995. In the year 2002, he won the “Strathmore Press Award” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He was hosting his own prank show named as “Invasion of Hidden Cameras” in the year 2002. The show used to air on FOX TV. He was one of the pranksters on “Spy TV”. He was the co-host of the show “The Man Show” during the year 2003 and 2004. He had his own radio show in the year 2005 which used to air on “SIRIUS Satellite Radio”. In the same year, he was the host of “Girls Gone Wild: America Uncovered”. He formed a group who were touring comics and named it “The Unbookables”. The group included James Inman, Andy Andrist and few others. He was seen in the movie “The Aristocrats” where he tells a joke to a baby. He made 2 TV specials in the year 2007: one in US and another in UK. In the US, he recorded at the “Gotham Comedy Club” on 12th March in New York City. The other one was recorded at the Caves in Edinburgh for UK’s Channel 4. The London’s newspaper “The Guardian Newspaper” placed his show at no 5 among the Best 20 live shows in the year 2009. On 24th November 2009, his 7th album got released “From across the Street”. In the year 2010, during “Newswipe with Charlie Brooker”, he released a set of vignettes. The Roadrunner Records released their comedy label and Doug signed the contract with them. In the year 2013, he started his podcast which was named after him. He has all his podcast on YouTube. The information about his upcoming events is available on his website. He started a campaign to raise funds for a woman in Oklahoma after her house got destroyed by a tornado in the year 2013. He and his partners managed to raise $125,760 for that woman’s family. He announced about writing a book which would contain story of his life and his mother in the year 2015.

His wife’s name is Amy Bingo Bingaman. They stay in Arizona. He is very famous on social networking websites. His estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 25 Mar, 1967
Age: 53 yrs
Occupations: Comedian
Cabaret artist
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Worcester
Gender: Male
Description: American stand-up comedian, actor, and author
Twitter Id: DougStanhope
Net Worth 2021: 1.5 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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