JEFF FOXWORTHY Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Jeffrey M. Foxworthy                                                           
Born: 6 September 1958 Hapeville, Georgia, USA                                       
Jeffrey M. Foxworthy (born September 6, 1958) is an American comedian, actor         
and game show host who is known for his work as a stand-up comedian. He is known     
for his "You Might Be a Redneck" jokes.                                               
Foxworthy was born in Hapeville, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, the first child       
of James Abstance and Carole Linda (Camp) Foxworthy. His grandfather James           
Marvin Camp was a Hapeville, Georgia, fireman for more than 30 years.                 
Foxworthy graduated from Hapeville High School, and was a member of the class of     
1979 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. He worked for five years in mainframe               
maintenance at IBM (where his father also worked) before, where at the urging of     
co-workers, entering and winning the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Atlanta's       
Punch Line comedy club in 1984.                                                       
Foxworthy has been married to Pamela Gregg since 1985 and has two daughters,         
Jordan (born in 1992), and Julianne (born in 1994).