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Jay Mohr Net Worth


Jay Mohr has a net worth of $4 million, which he earned through his successful career as an American actor, stand up comedian, writer, producer and radio/podcast host. He is famously known for his work in the film β€˜Jerry Maguire’ and creating and executive producing the NBC talent competition β€˜Last Comic Standing’ and hosting the show from 2003 to 2004.

Key facts:

  • Jay Mohr is an American actor, stand up comedian, writer, producer, and radio/podcast host
  • He played the role of Peter Dragon on the Fox series 'Action' (1999–200), Professor Rick Payne on the supernatural drama 'Ghost Whisperer' (2006–2008), and Gary Brooks on the CBS sitcom 'Gary Unmarried' (2008–201)
  • Mohr has produced TV series like 'Mohr Sports' (2002) and 'Money Where Your Mouth Is' (2013–2014), comedy specials like 'Jay Mohr: Funny for a Girl' (2012) and 'Jay Mohr: Happy. And a Lot.' (2015), and films like 'Lonely Street' (2008), 'PawParazzi' (2018), and 'Hunter's Moon' (202)
  • He is the creator and executive producer of the NBC talent competition show 'Last Comic Standing' and has hosted it from 2003 to 2004
  • Mohr has more than 80 acting credits to his name and has also authored two books: 'Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live' (2004) and 'No Wonder My Parents Drank: Tales from a Stand-Up Dad' (201)

Basic Information About Jay Mohr

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsComedian, Actor, Television producer, Author, Presenter, Screenwriter, Voice Actor
Net worth$4,000,000
Date of birth1970-08-23 (53 years old)
Place of birthVerona
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseNikki Cox - (29 DecemberΒ 2006 - 16 AugustΒ 2018)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
Nicole Chamberlain - (7 NovemberΒ 1998 - 4 JanuaryΒ 2005)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
Height5 ft 9 in (1.753 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Jay Mohr roles

Movie / Series Role
Jerry MaguireBob Sugar
Street KingsSgt. Mike Clady
Small SoldiersLarry Benson
The Incredible Burt WonderstoneRick the Implausible
Pay It ForwardChris Chandler
Picture PerfectNick
Jane Austen's Mafia!Anthony 'Tony' Cortino
Suicide KingsBrett Cambell
Playing by HeartMark
S1m0neHal Sinclair
Are We There Yet?Marty
Cherry FallsLeonard Marliston
PaulieBenny / Paulie (voice)
The Adventures of Pluto NashTony Francis
American HousewifeAlan 2 episodes, 2017-2019
Ghost WhispererProfessor Rick Payne 33 episodes, 2006-2008
ScrubsDr. Peter Fisher 1 episode, 2003
The West WingTaylor Reid 3 episodes, 2004
Family GuyJoe Pesci / ... 3 episodes, 2000-2005
The SimpsonsChristopher Walken 1 episode, 2000
CSI: MiamiAaron Schecter 1 episode, 2003
Gary UnmarriedGary Brooks 37 episodes, 2008-2010
Sesame StreetSelf - Guest 1 episode, 2012
Law & Order: Criminal IntentNyle Brite 1 episode, 2011
Saturday Night LiveWriter
Saturday Night LiveVarious / ... 39 episodes, 1993-1995
MonkHarrison Powell 1 episode, 2009
Las VegasMartin Levson 1 episode, 2005
The MickBert 2 episodes, 2018
BoJack HorsemanFoggy St. Jerusalem / ... 1 episode, 2016
Watch What Happens: LiveSelf - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2012
SuburgatorySteven Royce 5 episodes, 2011-2013
The Daily ShowSelf 2 episodes, 1997-1998
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf / ... 19 episodes, 1998-2013
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest / ... 11 episodes, 1993-2004
The Maury Povich ShowSelf 1 episode, 1996

Jay Mohr's Movie/Shows Salary

Movie / Series Salary
Gary UnmarriedΒ (2008)$150,000 /episode (2009-10)

Jay Mohr's Quotes

  • I think I made a mistake once...yeah...it was only once.
  • (Expressing his displeasure about not getting enough screen time on Saturday Night Live (1975)): "All that waiting around for a glimmer of stage time, just getting angry every week...It was just an oppressive, horrible, horrible place to be. I went to work feeling nauseous".

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Net Worth Details

Jay Mohr is an American actor, stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and radio/podcast host with a net worth of $4 million. His notable appearances include the film β€˜Jerry Maguire’ and his stint on β€˜Saturday Night Live.’ In addition to this, Jay starred as Peter Dragon on the Fox series β€˜Action,’ Professor Rick Payne on the supernatural drama β€˜Ghost Whisperer,’ and Gary Brooks on the CBS sitcom β€˜Gary Unmarried.’ His net worth includes proceeds from hosting and producing the TV series β€˜Last Comic Standing,’ creative production of NBC talent competition and several comedy specials and movies.


What is Jay Mohr Known for?

Jay Mohr is well-known for his work in the film β€˜Jerry Maguire,’ where he played Bob Sugar opposite Tom Cruise. He also achieved success as a writer and cast member of the famous TV comedy series β€˜Saturday Night Live.’ His other notable appearances include acting in various TV shows and films, producing, writing critically acclaimed books, and hosting his sports radio show and podcast.

Early Life and Education

Mohr was born as Jon Ferguson Mohr in Verona, New Jersey, to parents Jean and Jon. Jay grew up in a Presbyterian household with his two sisters Virginia and Julia. He graduated from Verona High School in 1988, where he served as the captain of the wrestling team.


Jay Mohr started hosting the MTV game show β€˜Lip Service’ and was regularly featuring in ABC’s β€˜Camp Wilder.’ Later, he achieved massive success while working on NBC’s hit comedy sketch show β€˜Saturday Night Live.’ After impressing audiences, he transitioned to movies. Along with acting, Jay continued exploring his abilities as a writer and producer. His notable works include films like β€˜Picture Perfect,’ β€˜Suicide Kings’ and, β€˜Go.’ He also created and executive produced the NBC talent competition β€˜Last Comic Standing.’ Apart from producing and writing, Jay worked as a radio host and podcast producer. His popular works include hosting the radio show β€˜Jay Mohr Sports’ and the podcast β€˜Mohr Stories.’

Awards and Nominations

Jay Mohr has received considerable recognition throughout his career, including nominations for the American Comedy Award in 1994 in the Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic category. He won Jury Award recognition at the Cinequest San Jose Film Festival in 2018 for his role in the film β€˜PawParazzi.’

Real Estate

Jay Mohr has invested in multiple properties throughout his career. In Beverly Hills, Jay purchased a stunning house which spans over 600 square feet and includes seven bedrooms and six baths.


Jay Mohr’s extensive career includes numerous accomplishments such as various acting awards and nominations for his work in TV shows and movies. He has consistently worked to provide relevant content to his audience, from producing, writing critically acclaimed books to hosting his successful shows and podcasts. He continues to inspire newbies. His views have been appreciated globally and continue reaching a broader audience.

With his talent and versatility, it is no doubt that Mohr will continue to make headlines in the entertainment industry. People world-over will keep fighting for the opportunity to have him in their projects and productions.

Interesting Facts about Jay Mohr

  1. He is a frequent guest on the New York City drive-time radio show "Opie & Anthony," where he adds his own commentary on the bizarre in-studio happenings and, of course, throws in the occasional Christopher Walken impersonation.
  2. Impersonated actor Christopher Walken in a Saturday Night Live (1975) skit titled "Christopher Walken's Psychic Hotline".
  3. Has a tattoo on the inside of his bicep that is dated and contains the word "will," in respect of his cousin Will, who was killed by a drunk driver.
  4. Mohr's ex-wife, Nicole Chamberlain, with whom he has a son, Jackson Mohr (born 2002), is a former model who wrote a one-woman show called "Next!" about her experiences, particularly dealing with the audition process.
  5. Mohr has been a frequent contributor to "The Jungle", a radio show hosted by Jim Rome. Mohr's takes and opinions have earned him the nickname "Slam Man" on the show.
  6. He hosts a sports variety show in the vein of Frank Skinner & David Baddiel's Fantasy Football League (1994), called Mohr Sports (2002), which debuted on ESPN in April 2002. He offers his unique and humorous insights on the world of sports in front of a live studio audience. The 30-minute weekly show features a timely, sports-themed comedy monologue, followed by interviews with athletes and entertainment personalities, remote segments, and musical performances.
  7. "A constant struggle to get on camera" is what he called Saturday Night Live (1975).
  8. Suffers from stage fright
  9. The youngest of five siblings of English, German, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry, Mohr is brother-in-law of Matthew Cox and a cousin of late night talk show host Conan O'Brien.
  10. Co-creator of Last Comic Standing (2003).
  11. Favorite songs: "Don't Let Me Down" by The Beatles, "All the Way" by Frank Sinatra, "Monkey Man" by The Rolling Stones, "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" by Al Green, "Across the Universe" by Rufus Wainwright.
  12. Fan of the New York Jets.
  13. Legally changed his name to Jay Ferguson Cox Mohr as a second anniversary present to his wife Nikki Cox. However, the couple sued for divorce in July 2016 citing "irreconcilable differences". They have joint custody of their son (Meredith Daniel Mohr; born 2011).
  14. Has starred in Ghost Whisperer (2005) and Hereafter (2010) both of which were about an afterlife.
  15. Born the same day as River Phoenix.

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