Jim Jefferies Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jim Jefferies Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth February 14, 1977
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Light Brown

Jim Jefferies is an Australian-American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who is best known for his blunt and irreverent stand-up comedy that deals with alcoholism, politics, drugs, s*x, religion, and relationships, and often involves a heavy dosage of foul language. Some of his popular stand-up specials include Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God (2009), Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012), Jim Jefferies: Freedumb (2016), Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now (2018), and Jim Jefferies: Intolerant (2020). He is also well recognized for starring as ‘himself’ in the sitcom Legit (2013–2014) and for hosting the Comedy Central late-night talk and news satire TV series The Jim Jefferies Show (2017–2019). He had served as the creator, writer, and executive producer on both those shows.

Born Name

Geoff James Nugent

Nick Name

Jim Jefferies

Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2016
Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2016 (Jim Jefferies / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

Australian nationalityAmerican

 

He holds dual nationality.

Education

Jim had attended the St. Ives High School in his hometown of Sydney. He had then joined The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, to study musical theatre and classical music. He, however, left the institution several months before completing his degree, to kickstart his stand-up comedy career.

Occupation

Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer

Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020
Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020 (Jim Jefferies / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – He was a cabinet maker and maintenance worker.
  • Mother – She was a substitute school teacher.
  • Siblings – Scott Nugent (Older Brother) (Investment Banker), Daniel Nugent (Older Brother) (Police Inspector)

Genre

Satire, Observational Comedy, Black Comedy

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jim has dated –

  1. Kate Luyben (2011–2018) – Jim had started dating Canadian actress Kate Luyben in 2011 and they have a son together named Hank Jefferies (b. November 7, 2012) who was named after Kate’s father. The couple eventually parted ways in 2018.
  2. Ginger Gonzaga

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English and Irish descent.

Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Jim Jefferies / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mildly stocky frame
  • Short-cropped, spiked hair
  • Affable smile
  • Slurred Australian accent
  • Often sports a rugged beard

Religion

Agnostic Atheism

Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019
Jim Jefferies as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019 (Jim Jefferies / Instagram)

Jim Jefferies Facts

  1. Jim’s mother was a substitute teacher at the same school where he used to study. He had revealed in an interview that his mother was very strict with students and hence not very popular with his schoolmates. He would often feel awkward going to school as he felt that he would be ostracized by his classmates and schoolmates due to this.
  2. After leaving the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) without completing his course, he had returned to Sydney and then moved to the UK. He performed and honed his stand-up comedy at both locations for several years. He had attracted international in 2007 when he was physically attacked onstage while he was performing at the Manchester Comedy Store.
  3. Jim had initially used the stage name ‘Jim Jeffries’ but had added an extra ‘e’ and amended it to ‘Jim Jefferies’ when he came to know of an American performer with a similar stage name.
  4. He had co-hosted a podcast titled Jim and Eddie Talkin’ Shit (2010-2012) with fellow comedian Eddie Ifft but had to leave the show because of his busy schedule.

Featured Image by Jim Jefferies / Instagram

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