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Jak Knight Net Worth: How Rich was the Comedian Actually?

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Jak Knight Net Worth

Jak Knight was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He is best known as the co-creator and star of the Peacock comedy series “Bust Down”. In addition, he is recognized for his work on “Pause With Sam Jay”. Knight died at 28 years of age on Thursday night, July 14 in Los Angeles. Jak Knight net worth at the time of his death is estimated at $600 thousand.

Full Name Jak Knight
Birthday/Age 1994/28 years
Birthplace United States
Profession Actor, Stand-up comedian
Relationship Status Unknown
Net Worth $600 thousand
Death July 14, 2022

Early life

Jak Knight was born in 1994 in the United States. Not much detail is available regarding his early life, parents, and education. He seems to have had an interest in acting since an early age.

Jak Knight Net Worth & Career

Jak is the co-creator of the series, Bust Down which premiered in March 2022. He also starred in the series as one of the four low-wage employees who work at an Indiana casino. In the series, his character was also named Jack, who was a stockroom worker and was the wild and the youngest of the tight-knit friend group. Jak is also the executive producer of the series and has written two episodes including the premiere.

Knight was also the writer of the 2013 Fox Animated series, Lucas Bros. Moving Company. In addition, he was an executive story editor of a season of “Black-ish”. Knight has also written the sketch comedy series, Immoral Compass. In 2018, he started working as a writer and producer of “Big Mouth”. In the animated series, he voiced the character of an arthritic 13-year-old boy, DeVon.

At the beginning of 2021, he produced and appeared as a regular performer on a late-night show, Pause With Sam Jay. The late-night show was hosted by his fellow comedian, Jay. Along with performing in the show, he also wrote seven episodes of the show’s second season which aired in May.

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Jak has also been a very popular stand-up comedian. He was named a 2014 New Face at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch. Likewise, he has opened for comedians including Joel McHale, Dave Chappelle, Moshe Kasher, Eric Andre, and Aziz Ansari. Knight has also performed at the 2015 Oddball Comedy Festival.

His other work credit includes as a performer on the TV shows such as Adam Devein’s House Party, The Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail, and @Midnight. In 2018, he performed on a half-hour stand-up special on Netflix, which was premiered as a part of Netflix’s Comedy Lineup series. Knight worked and wrapped on filming his first film credit on Chelsea Peretti’s feature directorial debut titled First Time Female Director at the time of his death.

Personal Life

Jak Knight’s relationship status was unknown. He was not very active on Instagram either and shared just six posts on the platform. Knight has 34.9K followers on his official Instagram account, @jakknight123.

Knight died at 28 years of age on July 14 at his home in Los Angeles. His death was confirmed by his representative in a statement. However, he shared that the Knight’s family has not released additional details about his demise.

The real cause behind his demise is not known yet. After the actor’s death news was announced, many actors and comedians took to Twitter and mourned the loss and shared fond memories with him.

Jak Knight Net Worth

Jak Knight’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $600 thousand as of 2022. He must have gathered a considerable amount from his acting career and being a stand-up comedian.

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