Al Madrigal is an American stand-up comedian, a performer, an entertainer as well as an actor who has played in many movies and TV shows. Known for his regular appearance in The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, he is also famous for appearing in CBS’s comedy programs like Welcome to The Captain and Gary Unmarried. Apart from comedy and acting, he is also a gifted artist and has shown his nag for sketching while he was a regular presenter at Craig Ferguson’s The Late Late Show.
The co-founder of a podcast channel “All Things Comedy”, he also worked on NBC’s About A Boy, and has shared his facts and talked about other things on live shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live and Conan. To find out more about his personal life or career; you may visit sites like IMDB or Wikipedia and read his biography. Also, you can read his interviews and quotes in many available sites. Or you can also follow him closely on social media like Instagram and Twitter.
Madrigal was born as Alessandro Liborio “Al” Madrigal, on the 4th of July, 1971 in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. He was born to a middle class family, as the only child to a Mexican father and a Sicilian mother. Thus, despite of his American nationality, he has got a mixed ethnicity although he is a Christian by religion. Growing up in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset District, he made friends and neighbors with people like Meehan Brothers and Margaret Cho, who were later to become stand-up comedians as well. Al was an only child, who was raised with all the love and support from his parents and as a child, got educated at the St. Ignatius College Preparatory.
Notably sharp and talented in his studies, he graduated as a salutatorian in 1989, after which he got enrolled at the University of San Francisco Surprisingly, he left his studies and classes prior to his graduation and this came as a shock to his family, who immediately called him back home, He then, worked for 10 long years in his father’s company as a HR manager; specialized in firing people from their jobs. It was only in 1998 that he thought and worked towards pursuing a career as a stand-up comedian.
With an average height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall, he has got that dark Mexican skin and is almost brown, along with his brown eyes and thick set of black, curly hair. Not particularly attractive in his looks, he has got a charming and impressive personality that is the key of luring his audiences towards him. With his somewhat accusing and racist attitude on stage, he actually is not that type of person in reality. Justifying his on stage roles and jokes, he says “It is a part of the show; you know…sometimes you need to make jokes on anything, and people who are related to it might not like it.”
Speaking of his personal life in the media, there is not much information regarding his childhood, family or girlfriend. Although not sexually gay, there were similar rumors when his fans didn’t find any information on his dating life. But it looks like he has been married already and is living with his wife, Krystyn Madrigal. In terms of wealth, his estimated net worth value is around $1 million US dollars, as of early 2016.