Full name: Scott Thompson
Net worth: $75 Million
Occupation: Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter
Marital status: Not Married, Dating With Amanda Hogan
Personal Life Of Carrot Top
The comedian Scott Thompson, better known under the name Carrot Top, was born on February 25, 1965 in Rockledge, Florida, and he grew up in a place that is nearby, known as Cocoa. He finished High School in Cocoa in 1983, and following that year he signed up at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. During his freshman year he began to perform stand up.
In his own words, he was a bit scared to perform, because he was shy, but his roommate convinced him to try. At first he was very uptight, but when he relaxed all came together, and he found out that he really enjoys the spotlight. Instantly recognizable because of his trademark red curly hair, he made an impression wherever he went.
He performed a couple of plastic surgeries, because he was not happy with the way he look. Carrot top is also a fitness freak, regularly working out, which can be seen on his physic, although many assume it comes from taking steroids.
Professional Life Of Carrot Top
Carrot Top is one of the best prop comedians in the business. This helped him earn his vast fortune, estimated at $75 million. In the prop comedy, a performer uses a lot of objects during his act, some are prepared by himself, while others come from the audience, and comedians must do improvisation then. This is very much appreciated, because it shows the natural humor and quick thinking.
As many comedians do, he also polished his craft for a long time, working in many different clubs and theaters. He received great honor in 1994, winning the American Comedy Award for the Funniest male Stand-Up Comic. That is when he established his own act, “Carrot Top’s AM Mayhem”. This pushed his career to a new level, and helped him to get the recognition he desired.
He was also offered a job at the Cartoon Network that same year. This show, unfortunately, got canceled after a couple of years, but it generated him a lot of money. After appearing in “Dennis the Menace Strikes Again” and “Chairmen of the Board, ” he received the nations attention. During the new millennium he started to appear in many shows as a fictitious version of himself. He starred in “Scrubs”, “Pauly Shore is Dead”, “Weakest Link”, and many other shows.
“Family Guy” is also a show where he made an appearance, in the year 2006. These shows not only added to his fortune, but made him well known among the entire nation, because he is to easy to remember, and leaves a big first impression.
Properties Of Carrot Top
Scott is a very smart man, and he spends his money wisely. In 1990s he bought an estate in Central Florida for 925 000 dollars. The house is enormous with over 3000 square feet, containing five rooms and three bathrooms. It has a large swimming pool with spa built in. The estate has its own landing dock for boats. It is beautifully located, and has a view that spans over green surfaces.
Like his hair, the color of his house is red, as the color has become his trademark. He also owns another house, in Las Vegas, estimated at $1.9 million, spanning over 4.386 square feet. Like his home in Florida, this one also has a large swimming pool.
Carrot Top Body Statistics
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Shoe Size: 10
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Brown
Carrot Top is one of the highest paid comedians out there. Carrot Top net worth is estimated at $75 million. He is one of the very few comedians that was able to make over $10 million dollars a year for two times in a row. This is a direct result of many things.
His stand up act is what has benefited his bank account the most, as well as starring in different TV shows. He worked very hard on his image, and is now very recognizable, and loved throughout the country.