Stand-up comedian and actor Scott Thompson, or as fans know him, Carrot Top, by his stage name is immensely famous for his style of comedy and his extremely bright red hair. The fifty-eight-year-old started his career back in the 80s and continues to remain active in the present. So let us take a look at comedian Carrot Top’s activities and his net worth over the years.
Born in Florida to a NASA engineer, Scott found appreciation for music through drums, which he played while being a part of his school’s marching and concert band. His present stage name, Carrot Top, was one that he got during his time at the Cocoa High School, from one of his teachers.
Scott did not really have much exposure to comedy or performing on stage, but he still found himself performing his first-ever stand-up a bit during his first year of college at Florida Atlantic University. It was only a matter of time before Scott turned into Carrot Top and got his first big comedy break in 1991 when he performed at the Comic Strip Live.
Since then he has appeared on a variety of hit shows including Star Search, Larry the Cable Guy’s Christmas Spectacular, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Space Ghost Coast To Coast, Scrubs, George Lopez, and many more. He has worked for Cartoon Network and has even had his own show called Carrot Top’s AM Mayhem.
Since his debut in the 1980s, Carrot Top has made uncountable television and film appearances including Don’t Forget The Lyrics, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Family Guy, The Bad Girls Club, and The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson to count a few.
Considering the comedian, Carrot Top’s consistent hard work over the years, it will not be ridiculous to assume that his net worth must be pretty high. If you are curious to find out then continue reading till the end as we will tell you all about his current net worth and earnings.
Carrot Top’s Net Worth
The comedian after years of work has managed to accumulate a net worth of a whopping $70 million. His red hair, comments on the American culture, and self-deprecating humor code work well with people and are the main reason behind his long-lasting success.
His prop comedic style includes him pulling out stuff from a trunk, commenting on them briefly, and then tossing them away. He believes that it is because he has been doing something different than the rest that his audience loves him causing him to be so successful.
His various appearances on television shows and in movies, and the fact that he performs his comedy act for six nights every week, without a break has caused him to be one of the highest-paid entertainers in Las Vegas, also resulting in such a high net worth.
His quick thinking and perfectly executed observational humor have made him famous among fans and have even led him to perform at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, on a regular basis for a while. With the help of his numerous appearances and performances all year round, the comedian is assumed to have pulled close to $8 million in earnings, yearly.
His earnings and net worth are that high almost entirely because of his stand-up comedy and acting ventures. Despite his self-deprecating humor, Carrot Top has been extremely secretive about his private life, not revealing much about himself, his other business ventures, or even his investments and assets.
This means that not a lot is known about whether the comedian is involved in anything other than his main profession that could have added to his net worth. His tours that take place all around the world are the only other known way through which the star comedian manages to make big bucks.
The comedian continues to tour and perform for his fans and does not plan on stopping anytime soon. With his success and popularity, it is likely that he will continue to maintain the title of “one of the richest stand-up comedians” for many years to come.