Jim Florentine Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Stand up,Tour, Movies, Telemarketers, Net Worth

Jim Florentine (James Florentine) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television personality and author. Florentine is best known for co-hosting

Jim Florentine Biography

Jim Florentine (James Florentine) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television personality and author. Florentine is best known for co-hosting That Metal Show on VH1 Classic and voicing several characters on Crank Yankers, including Bobby Fletcher and Special Ed.

Jim Florentine Age

He was born on August 18, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is 58 years old as of 2022.

Jim Florentine Height

Florentine stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.

Jim Florentine Family

He lived for several years in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where his father wanted to set up a family-run hot dog vending business. However, the business proved unsuccessful, and the family moved back to New Jersey.

Jim Florentine Wife

Florentine was married to lacrosse coach Samantha Warner from 2012 to 2015.

Previously, Florentine would often joke on air that marriage and kids were not for him. His then girlfriend of six years committed suicide in December 2006.

Jim Florentine
Jim Florentine

Jim Florentine Robin Quivers

In August 2007, while a guest on the Howard Stern Show, Florentine asked co-host Robin Quivers to go on a date with him during a show segment. Due to the attention this garnered, Quivers became tight-lipped about the topic. On July 28, 2008, Quivers announced on the radio show that she and Florentine had ended their relationship stating that the breakup was amicable, that Florentine was “genuine and honest,” and that he was the one who initiated the breakup.

Jim Florentine Net Worth

Jim Florentine is an American comedian, actor, writer, and voice over artist who has a net worth of $1 million to $5 million.

Jim Florentine Salary

He earns an estimated salary of $10000 to $50000 annually.

Jim Florentine

He hosts a podcast called Comedy Metal Midgets and Metal Midgets on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Florentine has released six albums of stand-up comedy, six installments in the Terrorizing Telemarketers prank call compilation, two comedy specials, and three installments of the Meet the Creeps hidden camera show. His 2018 book Everybody is Awful (Except You!) reached No. 1 on the Book Soup nonfiction chart.

He was interested in a musical career growing up because of his love for heavy metal music but would often joke that he never had the talent to play an instrument. Florentine has stated his love of hard rock music set him on a straight path in life. He was later a DJ on his college radio station in Hazlet, New Jersey WCNJ. He later mentioned he wanted a career in stand-up comedy after seeing Andrew Dice Clay for the first time on a Rodney Dangerfield Comedy special.

Jim Florentine Telemarketers | Jim Florentine Terrorizing Telemarketers

In July 2001, he released Terrorizing Telemarketers Volume 1. After numerous plays on the Howard Stern Radio Show, Florentine’s CD ranking on Amazon.com went from 282,363 to number 2. The only artist ahead of him was the Backstreet Boys, and later that week, Florentine’s CD came in at #17 on the Internet Billboard charts.

After the release of Terrorizing Telemarketers Volume 2 in late 2001, Adam Carolla and Jimmy Kimmel took a liking to Florentine’s prank calls and hired him for a show to debut in June 2002 on Comedy Central called Crank Yankers. He played Special Ed, a developmentally disabled teenager, and Bobby Fletcher, a despicable, alcoholic slob who is the older cousin of Ed.

After season 1, Eminem took a liking to Florentine’s characters and flew him out to his Detroit studio to do prank calls together for the upcoming season of Crank Yankers.

In 2004, Eminem and Florentine did a bit together on the MTV Music awards show where Eminem beat up Special Ed, who kept annoying him (and tore his leg off). Crank Yankers lasted three seasons on Comedy Central. In 2006, the show moved over to MTV2 for one season. Florentine’s Special Ed character that he created is still played at various sporting events at stadiums across the USA.

Florentine has appeared on Opie with Jim Norton, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Comedy Central’s Mother Load, Last Call with Carson Daly, Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, The Apprentice, The Opie and Anthony Show, VH1’s The List, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, HBO’s Inside the NFL, Louie Anderson’s Comedy Showcase, The Howard Stern Show, Jim Norton and Sam Roberts on Sirius/XM, MTV Music Video Awards, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central and Comedy Central’s @midnight.

Florentine also voiced the redneck radio host Bobbie Ray in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

He has a series of prank call CDs known as Terrorizing Telemarketers Volumes 1–5. It feature a series of recorded telephone conversations, often with Florentine receiving calls from telemarketers, wherein he turns the tables on often aggressive salespeople by being deliberately difficult and creating awkward situations.

Jim Florentine Career

In 2004, Florentine worked one season on HBO’s Inside the NFL performing various comedy sketches. The show won an Emmy that season and he has proudly said in various interviews that when he was single he kept it on his night stand and it would close the deal anytime he had a date over. He called it his “Mariano Rivera”.

In 2014, he released two hidden camera DVDs called Meet The Creeps where he and his partner Don Jamieson pull outrageous pranks on people.

The DVD got in the hands of some Comedy Central executives and they brought Meet The Creeps to their broadband channel called Motherload. After two successful seasons, Comedy Central did a Meet The Creeps pilot for the network. The pilot was deemed too mean spirited and the show never made it on the network.

Between 2004 and 2008, Florentine made three appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC, and also appeared on The Late Late Show Craig Kilborn.

Florentine is an occasional guest on the late-night Fox News Channel show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. Later in 2010, he appeared in the feature film A Little Help as Brian.

On September 4, 2012, he released his second CD on Metal Blade Records called Awful Jokes From My First Comedy Notebook. The CD also landed at #3 on the iTunes Charts and No. 10 on the Comedy Billboard Charts. Florentine is only the third comedian ever to have two CDs land in the top 10 in the same year.

On April 17, 2013, radio personality Marc Maron posted a lengthy interview with Florentine on his WTF podcast series. He was also on Californication Girls and Inside Amy Schumer.

In 2015, he was on the season finale of Louie and was submitted for an Emmy nomination for “Best Guest Star.”

In 2016, Florentine released two comedy specials, I’m Your Savior was a critically acclaimed one-man show about his life and the death of his ex-girlfriend.

His second special released the same year, A Simple Man debuted at number one on the comedy charts.

Jim Florentine Stand Up

In 2007, he appeared on the last episode of The Apprentice in season 4 doing his edgy stand-up comedy at a conservative charity event. He asked Trump’s partner George if he wears a diaper. He has not appeared on The Apprentice since.

He was featured on the series premiere of Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, a stand-up comedy series that aired on HBO on October 3, 2008. The series spotlights new and established talent, including Bill Burr (Chappelle Show), Artie Lange, Patrice O’Neal, and Andrew Dice Clay. Lemmy, leader of the heavy metal band Motörhead, served as the musical director.

On October 25, 2011, Florentine released his stand-up CD called Cringe N Purge on Metal Blade Records. It landed at #3 on the iTunes charts and #5 on the Comedy Billboard Charts.

Jim Florentine Podcast

In 2011, he launched his weekly podcast calledEverybody Is Awful Except You. It is one of the most popular comedy podcasts landing in the top 20 every week.

Jim Florentine Religion

Florentine is a native of central New Jersey. he was born to a large Catholic family; been one of seven children having brothers and sisters who attended the Catholic school St Ambrose.

Florentine has stated in various interviews and in his stand-up act that he disliked his religious upbringing.

Jim Florentine Drugs

In his late teens, Florentine had drug and alcohol problems and was in and out of rehab.

Jim Florentine Movies




White Chicks, Incorporated
Rock Bottom
Miller Davis
Secret War
Grace and the Storm
Eminem’s Making the Ass
Special Ed / Little Em’
Beer League
A Little Help
One-Night Stand Guy

Jim Florentine Tv Show






Apt. 2F



Crank Yankers

Special Ed / Bobby Fletcher (voices)

70 episodes


That Metal Show




Inside Amy Schumer


4 episodes


Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Unnamed unseen manager

Episode: “Working Stiffs”





Man on the Street

Episode: “Role-Play”




Episode: “The Road: Part 2”
Red Oaks {TV Series} Cop Episode “Swingers”


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