What Is Chris Distefano’s Net Worth? His Income Source, Salary, & More

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 1, 2024 | Updated on: February 1, 2024
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Chris Distefano’s net worth rocketed to millions with his continuous dedication as a comedian for the past 15 years. Formerly, a physical therapist, the comedian now enjoys the perks of his million-dollar fortune.

So, how much money does he earn? What are Distefano’s income sources aside from his comedy career? Let’s dig into the financial well-being of the stand-up comedian in this article.

Key Takeaways!

  • Chris Distefano’s net worth is $3 million as of 2023.
  • Chris makes more than $45,000 through his standup comedy shows per month.
  • The comedian’s major income sources include comedy shows, live shows, and YouTube podcasts.
  • Distefano earns around $115,300 annually through his YouTube channel.
  • Similar to him, Chris’ wife, Jazzy Distefano, a fitness instructor, is also a millionaire.
  • He lives with his wife, Jazzy, and their two daughters in their Staten Island house.

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As of 2024, Chrissy D has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Starting from a stand-up comedy in 2009, the 39-year-old now is an established comedy figure and has given multiple comedy shows as well as live stand-up comedy shows.

Distefano was most recognized for his first hour-long standup special, Chris Distefani: Size 38 Waist, released in 2019. It followed the release of his second special, a Netflix premiere, Speshy Weshy in May 2022.

Distefano’s Salary As A Comedian

Chris has been working as a stand-up comedy for a very long time. As of today, the comedian makes an average of $48,000 from his standup shows. On an hourly basis, Chris is estimated to make around $20 per hour on his show.

Some of his most popular standups include MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code and Girl Code, The Half Hour, and so on.

At present the comedian is all involved in his comedy show tour all around the States in the coming months of this year. The tickets for his shows range from $53 to $129 per ticket as per the sitting placement during the show.

What Are His Major Income Sources?

Distefano’s professional venture is not only limited to his standups. He has also given comedy special shows and also has a YouTube channel.

The following are the major sources of income of the comedian:

Comedy Specials

  • Size 38 Waist (2019)
  • Netflix Original: Speshy Weshy (2022)

Hosting and a Few Appearances

  • Fencing Masters- Host (2010)
  • Madness Comedy Competition – Host (2012)
  • Late Night with David Letterman
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers

Earlier, Netflix comedy specials could sum up as high as $1 million to comics, but according to a report of September 2022, the streaming platform began altering its payments, licensing some comedy specials for only $200k for 2 years.

Chris Distefano’s Chunk Of Wealth Also Comes From YouTube Podcasts

The stand-up comedian also gains a good amount of income through his YouTube channel. Chris runs a YouTube channel, @chriscomedy which has 369k subscribers. The comedian’s podcasts have more than 60 million views with an earning of almost $115,300 annually, which breaks down to over $10,000 per month.

Chris’ Podcasts

  • History Hyenas with Yannis Pappas (2018–2021)
  • Stand-Up with Chris Distefano (2019)
  • Hey Babe! with Sal Vulcano (2020–present)
  • Chrissy Chaos (2021–present)

Previously Worked As A Professional Pediatrician

Before moving to the world of comedy, Chris was already earning well as a professional pediatrician. He is a 2010 graduate with a doctorate in physical therapy from the New York Institute of Technology He practiced physical therapy from 2010-2013 but left it to pursue his passion full-time.

Distefano might have been able to make about $100k annually as a physical therapist during the years of his practice.

Chris Distefano’s Wife Is Also A Millionaire: What Does She Do?

The comedian’s wife Jazzy Distefano has a net worth of $2 million- thanks to her career as a fitness instructor and social media influencer. She is also a Zumba instructor as well as runs online fitness classes.

The Distefano couple has established themselves and have a well-to-do professional and financial life.

Distefano Owns A House In Staten Island

No denying that with such impressive earnings from multiple ventures, Chris would amass notable assets for himself as well as his family. Distefano owns a house in Staten Island in Boroughs of New York City, where the cost of a house ranges from $635k to $800k.

There he resides with his wife Jazzy and their two daughters: Delilah and Violette, and a son Tristan from his previous relationship.

On September 28, 2021, he featured his house on his YouTube channel video titled, “Is My House Garbage?”.