Ronald Jeremy Hyatt is an American adult industry actor and a stand-up comedian. He is known by his nickname “The Hedgehog”. He was ranked as #1 by AVN in ’50 Top Porn Stars of All Time’. Jeremy was born on 12th March 1953 in New York, United States. His father was a physicist while his mother was a book editor. He belonged to a Jewish family. He has graduated from Benjamin Cardozo High School in the US.
After graduating, Jeremy worked as a teacher for several years. Sometime later, he left his teaching profession to get into Broadway. He did not get much work and his survival was difficult with not making any money. Then, he posed for playgirl and got into the adult film industry. His family asked him not to use the family name if he is getting into this. He also appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘Most Appearances in Adult Films’. He has around 2000 films and has directed around 285 films.
Besides this, he also worked on various movies outside the adult film industry such as ‘9½ weeks’, ‘They Bite’, ‘The Boondock Saints’, and various others. He also had a biographic documentary titled ‘Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy’ which was released in 2001. Jeremy has even appeared in various TV shows such as ‘Wheel of Fortune’, ‘The Surreal Life: Fame Games’, ‘Penn and Teller’s Bullshit!’ and more. He has been a part of various music videos for Mercury Rev, Guns N’ Roses, LMFAO, The Meices, and more. He also released a rap single called ‘Freak of the Week’.
Jeremy has also been featured as a playable character in ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’ which is a video game and also in ‘Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude’, ‘Bonetown’ and ‘Postal III’. He has advertised for PETA to raise awareness about the overpopulation of domestic animals. In 2001, he released a book titled ‘Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz’. Jeremy along with his business partner Paul Smith owned a nightclub in Oregon which was closed in 2015 due to legal issues. He lent his name to a rum ad and was involved in its marketing line.
Ron Jeremy’s net worth is around $5.5 million. His primary source of income has been from his works in the adult industry. There is no information available regarding any other assets he owns. For more updates, stay tuned.