Jim Jefferies is an American-Australian comedian, actor, and writer. He is well-known in the media for his work as an actor, creator, writer, and producer of the American sitcom ‘Legit.’ He also hosted his late-night talk and news satire show, ‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ from 2017 to 2019. However, the show is no longer airing at the moment. Please stick with us to know more about the show and why it ended.


Who is Jim Jefferies?

Jim Jefferies‘s full name is Geoff James Nugent. He was born on 14 February 1977 in Sydney, Australia. He has kept the identity details of his parents behind the curtains at the moment. However, we know that his father was a maintenance worker, and his mother was a substitute teacher. He grew up alongside his elder brothers, and their names are Scott Nugent and Daniel Nugent. Scott is an investment banker, and Daniel is a New South Wales-based police inspector. He works for the public order and riot squad. Besides this, Jim is currently 44 years old with the zodiac sign of Aquarius.


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Nationality and Ethnicity

Jim holds an American as well as an Australian nationality, and he belongs to white ethnicity. He descends from English and Irish ancestry. Besides this, he has not shared any information about his religious views and practices at the moment.

Quick Info
Full NameGeoff James Nugent
Date of Birth14 February 1977
Place of BirthSydney, Australia
Age44 years old
Zodiac SignAquarius
OccupationActor, Comedian, Writer
SiblingsScott Nugent (brother)
Daniel Nugent (brother)
Height6 feet 1 inch
Body BuildAverage
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
EducationWestern Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Wife / SpouseTasie Lawrence
ChildrenHank Jefferies (son)
Net Worth$12 million (estimated)


Physical Stats

Jim stands at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85m/185cm) tall, but he has not shared his exact weight at the moment. However, judging by his looks, we can tell that he has an average body build. In addition to this, he has a pair of dark brown eyes color with dark brown hair color.


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Jim Jefferies has not disclosed any information about his schooling years at the moment. However, we do know that he developed an interest in acting from a young age. After graduating from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, he headed to New York City. He graduated from the institution and began his career as a comedian right away.


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Professional Career

Jim is an actor, comedian, and writer by profession. He gave his debut performance in the entertainment industry in the year 2004. He appeared as Whoppit for an episode of ‘The Last Chancers.’ He has appeared numerous times on various stand-up comedies throughout his career. In addition to this, he has also made his way into the movie industry. He gave his debut performance in 2014 and played the role of Joel. He portrayed this role in ‘Me and My Mates vs. the Zombie Apocalypse.’


Why Was Jim Jefferies Show Cancelled?

Jefferies started his own weekly late-night talk show on 3 March 2017. The base content for the show was culture and politics. It also aimed to tackle the trending stories from around the world. The series first aimed at airing only ten episodes. But after gaining popularity and success over time, it extended to 20 episodes and eventually 40 episodes. The show kept on circulating for over two years, with a total of three seasons. Finally, after the third season, he decided to put an end to the series.

The show was top-rated during its time, and he also won a nomination through the Writers Guild of America in 2018. He shared this nomination with team members, including Jason Reich, Subhah Agarwal, Kevin Avery, and many more.


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Who is Jim Jefferies’ Wife?

Jim is currently married to his wife, and her name is Tasie Lawrence. She is also an actress and musician by profession. Unfortunately, they had not shared any information about how they met or when they met. But their marriage was extraordinary, and it took place online via Zoom in September 2020. Following this interesting marriage, the two of them welcomed a son on 7 November 2012, and his name is Hank Jefferies. Besides this, he was previously in a relationship with Kate Luyben, who is also an actress.


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How Much is Jim Jefferies’ Net Worth?

Jim earns from his professional career as an actor, comedian, and writer. He is certainly popular in the media and has made a handsome amount of fortune for himself. According to the year 2021, he is estimated to have a net worth of $12 million.


Social Media Presence

Jefferies is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@jimjefferies) has over 327 thousand followers. Likewise, he has over 464 thousand followers on his official Twitter account (@jimjefferies) and over 943 thousand followers on his official Facebook page (@JimJefferies). In addition to this, he has over 233 thousand subscribers on his official YouTube channel (Jim Jefferies). Moreover, he also handles his website (www.jimjefferies.com), where people can listen to his podcasts, watch his videos, and purchase his merchandise.


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