Michelle Wolf is a comedian on the rise, especially following her controversial performance at the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday, April 28. Wolf headlined the event and directed her jokes at every possible member of the Donald Trump administration, along with taking a shot at every major media outlet.
Wolf first came into the public eye during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers. She later joined Comedy Central for a web series titled Now Hiring, before joining The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as a contributor.
The 32-year-old comic has also performed many stand-up specials, most recently on HBO, while preparing for a new series on Netflix which will begin streaming on May 27.
How much has Wolf earned throughout her career? Let’s take a look.
Michelle Wolf Net Worth As Of 2019: $1.5 Million
Online sources credit Wolf’s net worth at approximately $1.5 million. Wolf has performed on stand-up and television, along with being a writer and contributor for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
About Michelle Wolf
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Michelle Wolf was born June 21, 1985, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Prior to being a breakout star in the comedy world, Wolf was a track and field athlete in high school — competing in multiple jump competitions and the 400m spring. Wolf was forced to stop competing after suffering an injury and eventually went on to major kinesiology at the College of William & Mary.
Wolf first appeared on late-night television during a 2014 episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, before landing a job with Comedy Central. Once at Comedy Central, Wolf hosted a web series titled Now Hiring and eventually went on to join The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as a guest and writer.
Prior to hosting the White House Correspondents dinner in 2018, Wolf announced has been working on a Netflix series that will premiere on May 27, 2018. The series is titled The Break With Michelle Wolf.
“You can expect the types of jokes my former bosses would tell me we couldn’t do on TV,” Wolf joked in a statement.
Michelle Wolf will make her Australian performance debut at the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival by doing five shows.