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Judy Tenuta Bio and Family
Judy Tenuta also known as Judy is a notable American Standup Comedian. She was born on November, 07, 1956 in Oak Park, Illinois, Chicago. She is from White decent and her nationality is American. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her mother Joann Tenuta is Polish and her father Caesar Tenuta is Italian so she comes from a mixed descent.
Judy Tenuta’s Career
Talking about his shimmering career, the stand-up comedian received recognition after she played the character of Petite Flower and Love Goddess alongside Emo Philips and Bobcat Goldthwait. Tenuta featured in several productions like The Weird Al Show as well as the music video of Headline News and White & Nerdy.
Furthermore, Tenuta featured as the national spokesperson for a series of Diet Dr. Pepper commercials. In addition to that, Tenuta also has hundreds of guest appearances on different talk shows. Judy co-hosted the popular TV shows The View, Late Night With David Letterman and Larry King Live. Tenuta also co-hosted and guest-starred in Entertainment Tonight and Comics Unleashed.
Similarly, she also appeared on game shows like Hollywood Squares and Street Smarts. Moreover, Judy’s HBO, Showtime and Lifetime specials gained tremendous positive criticisms. Tenuta has a famous catchphrase It could happen! Moreover, Judy’s comedy albums include Attention Butt-Pirates and Lesbetarians! and In Goddess We Trust.
Judy is also a voice actor because of her adaptable voice. Tenuta did the voice of Edna on Duckman, Black Widow on Space Ghost Coast to Coast and as herself in Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. Besides her performances, Judy is a two-time Grammy Award Nominee. She is the first female comedian to win Best Female Comedian at the American Comedy Awards.
Judy Tenuta’s Relationship
The 62-year-old standup comedian was previously married to actor Emo Philips. Emo is an American actor and writer mostly known for The Weird Al Show. They married on August 8, 1988, and split up pretty soon after their marriage.
Judy and Emo didn’t have any children and the reason for their separation is still unclear. However, fans are still speculating why the couple split up all of a sudden. After divorcing Emo, Judy is not seeing anyone. Tenuta is a strong, single and independent woman who is not rushed to find her soul mate at all.
Judy Tenuta Net Worth
The Standup comedian has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Her successful career as a female comedian has definitely helped her to amass this net worth.
Quick Facts of Judy Tenuta
|Full Name||Judy Tenuta|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Date of Birth||1956 /11 /07|
|Birthplace||Oak Park, Illinois, Chicago|