Actors

Paula Poundstone Net Worth

Paula Poundstone Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Paula Poundstone Biography

Paula Poundstone (created December 29, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, writer, performer, interviewer and commentator, known for her distinctive type of ad-lib observational humor. Poundstone can be an accomplished writer. Her first novel was printed in hard cover by Crown, 2006: There’s Nothing In This Publication Which I Meant To Say (having a foreword by Mary Tyler Moore) and is still in launch on sound (Highbridge) and in paperback book. Algonquin is defined to publish her second novel in the Autumn of 2015. Paula wrote the column, “Hey, Paula!” for “Mother Jones” (1993–1998), and posts for “The La Times”, “Glamour” and “Entertainment Weekly”, amongst others. Additionally an enthusiastic reader, Poundstone has become the National Spokesperson for the American Library Association’s “United for Libraries” since 2007. They can be a citizens support group which works to boost funds and consciousness for his or her local libraries. Poundstone is #88 on Comedy Central’s 2004 list of the 100 best stand ups ever, and #7 on Maxim magazine’s list of “Worst Comics Of Time”. In 1992 she became the very first girl to be encouraged to do standup comedy in the prestigious White House correspondents dinner.

Paula Poundstone Net Worth $1.5 Million Dollars

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NamePaula Poundstone
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 15, 1976
Place Of BirthHuntsville
Height1.73 m
ProfessionStand-up comedian
EducationLincoln-Sudbury Regional High School
NationalityUnited States of America
ChildrenToshia Poundstone, Thomas Poundstone, Allison Poundstone
ParentsVera Poundstone, Jack Poundstone
NicknamesPoundstone, Paula
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/PaulaPoundstone
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/michellebeisner
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paula_Poundstone
NominationsShorty Award for Humor
MoviesInside Out, When Stand Up Stood Out, Comedy Club Superstars, Hyperspace, San Francisco, CA, United States, Saratoga, CA, United States, Asheville, NC, United States, 4. Episode 4, 3. Episode 3
Star SignCapricorn


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Appearing as a regular panelist on National Public Radio's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" [October 2003]
215 November 2002 - The courts returned Paula's three children to her after 17 months in foster care. She continues on five years' probation.
3Won a local Emmy for her work on the PBS series Life & Times.
4Won the Cable Ace Award for Cats, Cops and Stuff (1990), for best Stand-Up Comedy Show - the first woman to do so.
5Won the American Comedy Award for Best Comedy Club Stand-Up Comic (Female). [1989]
610 October 2001 - An LA judge sentenced her to 5 years probation and 180 days in rehab on felony child endangerment and misdemeanor child injury.
7Accepted a plea agreement and pled no contest to felony child endangerment and a misdemeanor charge of inflicting injury on a child. In exchange, the three charges of lew conduct were dropped by prosecutors. "The lewd conduct charges against me were dropped because they weren't true," says Poundstone. "I pled no contest to the child endangerment/injury charges because they were. My drinking helped to create a dangerous situation for the children. For this, I am very sorry." [September 2001]
8Entered a rehab center for alcoholism, which she says brought about the recent abuse charges involving her children. [June 2001]
9Was a foster child herself when younger.
10Arrested in Santa Monica, California, on charges of committing lewd acts on a girl under age 14, and on charges of endangering 2 other girls and 2 boys. Posted $200,000 bail, and pled "not guilty" at a July 3 arraignment. [June 2001]
11She became a foster mother in 1993 and adopted 2 girls in 1997.
12She appeared in The Muppets' "She Drives Me Crazy" music video.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Wears suits and ties


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993CableACECableACE AwardsProgram InterviewerThe Paula Poundstone Show (1992)
1992CableACECableACE AwardsStand-Up Comedy SpecialCats, Cops and Stuff (1990)David Steinberg (executive producer)

Robin Shlien (producer)

Sue Wolf (producer)
1989American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAComedy Club Stand-Up Comic - Female


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The HOA2016TV Movie completedLorraine
Inside Out2015/IForgetter Paula (voice)
Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious2013TV SeriesUsher
Home Movies1999TV SeriesPaula Small
Science Court1997-1999TV SeriesJudge Stone
Hercules1998TV SeriesArmageddon Bow
Cybill1997TV SeriesMinnie Arbogast
Adventures from the Book of Virtues1996TV SeriesThe Djinn
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1995TV SeriesThe Computer
Reasonable Doubts1993TV SeriesBetty Tannebaum
Hyperspace1984Karen

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Poison1988TV Movie
Paula Poundstone: Look What the Cat Dragged In2006TV Movie
Home Movies1999TV Series written by - 5 episodes
Cats, Cops and Stuff1990TV Movie documentary

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comedy Club2016DocumentaryHerself
Major Crimes2016TV SeriesHerself
By Any Means Necessary2015DocumentaryHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest / Geoff Peterson
3 Still Standing2014DocumentaryHerself
FansTang Live from the Red Carpet2014TV SeriesHerself
Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Live!2013TV MovieHerself
Why We Laugh: Funny Women2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!: A Royal Pain in the News2011TV MovieHerself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest Expert
Late Show with David Letterman1995-2009TV SeriesHerself
No Brainer2008Herself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2007TV SeriesHerself
Jury Duty2007TV SeriesHerself (2007)
Real Time with Bill Maher2007TV SeriesHerself
Who Is Rufus Harley: An Hour of Television and Documentary Footage2006VideoHerself - Comic
Paula Poundstone: Look What the Cat Dragged In2006TV MovieHerself
Just for Laughs2005TV SeriesHerself
When Stand Up Stood Out2003DocumentaryHerself
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Larry King Live2002TV SeriesHerself
To Tell the Truth2000TV SeriesHerself / Panelist (2000-2001)
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares1998-1999TV SeriesHerself
Comic Relief VIII1998TV SpecialHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-1998TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait1998TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992-1997TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Paula Poundstone Goes to Harvard1996TV Movie documentaryHerself
Comic Relief VII1995TV Special documentaryHerself
50 Years of Funny Females1995TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
CBS Schoolbreak Special1995TV SeriesHerself
1996 Clio Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
A Gala for the President at Ford's Theatre1994TV SpecialHerself
The Second Annual Comedy Hall of Fame1994TV SpecialHerself
Comic Relief VI1994TV Special documentaryHerself
Futurequest1994TV Series documentaryHerself
Jeopardy!1993TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
The Paula Poundstone Show1992-1993TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
1993 Environmental Media Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Comic Relief V1992TV SpecialHerself
Wisecracks1992DocumentaryHerself
CNN & Company1992TV SeriesHerself - Comedian
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Comedy Video1992VideoHerself
Futures1991TV SeriesHerself
Cats, Cops and Stuff1990TV Movie documentaryHerself
Comic Relief IV1990TV Special documentaryHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1984-1989TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1989TV SeriesHerself
The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
One Night Stand1989TV SeriesHerself
Comic Relief III1989TV Special documentaryHerself
It's Garry Shandling's Show.1989TV SeriesHerself
An All Star Celebration: Vote '881988TV MovieHerself
Women of the Night1987TV SpecialHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1984TV SeriesHerself
Saturday Night Live1984TV SeriesHerself
The 8th Annual Young Comedians Show1983TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself #88
Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television1996TV Special documentaryHerself
Source
IMDB Wikipedia
Tags

Related Articles