Ralphie May Net Worth, How did the late stand-up comedian accumulate his wealth? Find out more interesting facts about Ralphie May Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
About Ralphie May
Ralphie May is a famous American standup comedian, writer, actor, and producer famous for appearing in shows like The Wayne Brady Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
So what would Ralphie May Net Worth be if he were to be alive? Continue reading to find out more about Ralphie May Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Ralph Duren May|
|Date of Birth/Death:||February 17, 1972 to October 6, 2017|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
Ralphie May Early Life and Career
Ralph Duren May was born on February 17, 1972, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. His mother was a florist and he had 3 older siblings.
He grew up in Clarksville, Arkansas and attended the School for Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas.
Ralph had always wanted to be a comedian. Fortunately, the opportunity came knocking after he won a contest which was organized by comedian Sam Kinison, who was Ralphie’s role model.
Kinison advised Ralphie to move to Houston, Texas so he could develop his career as a comedian.
However, in 2003, Ralph participated in the first season of American reality show Last Comic Standing but ended up in second place behind Dat Phan who won that season.
Thereafter, he made several appearances in comedy shows which include The Wayne Brady Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Ralph also performed in the Big Black Comedy Show in 2005, and he was the only white comedian to perform among other comic acts such as Mo’Nique, Rodman and Vince Morris.
He released his album titled Just Correct in 2005, and ever since, Ralphie has made a total of seven Comedy Central specials which includes: Girth of a Nation (2006), Prime Cut (2007), Austin-tatious (2008), Too Big to Ignore (2012). Imperfectly Yours (2013) and Unruly (2015).
Ralphie has also made a series of movie appearances such as For Da Love of Money (2002) and performed at the 2012 Gathering of the Juggalos.
Ralphie May Net Worth
As of today, Ralphie May Net Worth is $2 million if he was alive. Ralphie May Net Worth is earned from his career as a standup comedian who performed on series of TV shows and specials, and also extensive tours across the United States and the world as well.
It was reported, that Ralphie May charges $25,000 per show. He also owns a house in Memphis currently worth over $650,000.
Ralphie May Personal Life
Ralphie May has two children with his wife Lahna Turner, a fellow comedian who he first met during an open mic night event in Houston and both dated afterward.
They got married in 2005 but the marriage lasted for ten years before both decided to file for divorce but it didn’t go through.
May had an issue with obesity as a teenager which transcended to his adult life. At a point in time, he was weighing over 350kg and had to undergo surgery to reduce his weight.
Ralphie suffered from pneumonia and finally died on the 6th of October 2017 from heart failure.
Before his death, he had shows and events to attend but couldn’t due to his ailing health. Most of his colleagues including the likes of Kevin Hart and Steve Harvey paid tribute to him.
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