Introduction to Comedy
Comedy is a fiction’s genre of inducing laughter in front of people in theater or on television screen like dramas, films etc. It is basically for the stressed people or who are in sad mood to boost or fresh their minds by inducing laughter and to turn their minds.
History of Comedy
It was first founded as performing in a theater as a stand-up comedy. It was first performed in Greek theater in a dramatic way in front of people and audience liked this kind of performance.
Different kinds of comedy including Romantic Comedy, which involves theme of love to a happy conclusion. It impacts true love never runs smoothly. Comedy of manners, which involves the relations of ladies and gentlemen living in a sophisticated society. Tragicomedy, which involves to lighten the mood of the play. It is the serious play ending with happily.
Mostly people want to laugh and they have also jolly nature. When they want to enjoy or fresh their minds and want to have a lively life they often search for the artists which can produce smile on their faces.
If we have to discuss about career of a professional comedian, we may discuss about Jerry Seinfeld’s achievements and his net worth earning through his career.
Jerry Seinfeld’s Career
Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian, producer, actor and also a writer by profession. He is well known by playing a role in his and Larry David’s written sitcom ‘Seinfeld’.
He has a successful career as stand-up comedian in the world.
As the start of his career, he started performed in his college in various productions which gave him encourage to enhance his career to become stand-up comedian. He performed very well in his college festivals and got appreciation awards also.
He attended various open mic nights in the New York and performed there. His performance was even better that he got a role in sitcom ‘Benson’ in 1980 but unfortunately he was fired from there.
His career breakthrough came when he performed in a show ‘The Tonight Show’ in 1981. After that, audience became knowing of him and he became a star of stand-up comedy. People wanted to listen him after knowing him.
He and his friend Larry David created a television pilot for NBC ‘The Seinfeld Chronicles’ in 1988 which became hugely successful among people and people started to know about Jerry Seinfeld. This show has made 180 episodes including 9 seasons and one of the most watched shows on television of all time. This show has been generated the $4 billion in revenue till today.
Later, NBC offered him for $5 million to produce 10th season and he accepted the offer and they made $100 million from this season.
He also worked hard to make his show ‘Seinfeld’ most popular and successful one. At last in 1993, his struggles made him successful. He also wrote a book and published as a titled ‘Seinlanguage’.
The current net worth of Jerry Seinfeld is $950 million which he earned through his career by being a professional comedian.