|Real Name/Full Name:
|Alessandro Liborio Madrigal
|52 years old
|4 July 1971
|San Francisco, California
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Al Madrigal is an American actor and comedian who was born on 4 July 1971 in San Francisco, California. He became famous when he worked as a consistent correspondent for five seasons at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He is also widely known for his stand-up comedy and as the co-founder of popular podcast Network known as All Things comedy. He has also appeared in many other shows, such as Welcome to the Captain and Gary Unmarried.
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Early Life & Biography
Al Madrigal was born on 4 July 1971 in San Francisco, California. Madrigal is of Sicilian and Mexican descent. He grew up in San Francisco, where Mike Pritchard and Margret Cho were his neighbors. Madrigal began his studies at Ecole Notre Dame Des Victories, which is a catholic private school where the French culture and language are mandatory.
He then went to St Ignatius College High School, where he graduated for his high school diploma in 1989. After high school, he went to the University of San Francisco for his college degree. Madrigal at first worked in the family business at the human resource department, where his primary role was to fire people.
He says he fired over 1500 people. He worked in the family business for more than ten years, and later, he quit to focus on his career as a comedian. By working as a human resource agent exposed him to stressful situations that later helped him in conquering his stage flight.
Madrigal is married to Krystyn Madrigal. They both have two kids by the names Lorenzo Madrigal and Luisa Madrigal. While performing his stand-ups, he mostly talks about his ethnicity and his family. He currently lives with his family in San Francisco.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 4 July 1971, Al Madrigal is 52 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Madrigal began his career in comedy as a stand-up comedian in 2002. He performed as a solo performer and also in a group that he had co-founded by the name Fresh Robots. In 2002 Madrigal performed at both SF Sketchfest comedy festival and New Faces, which was a showcase of Just for Laughs festival. Madrigal signed a talent holding agreement in 2004 with CBS after he had won a Jury award for the best stand-up comedian at the US comedy arts Festival. His half-hour comedy special titled Madrigal’s Comedy Central aired in 2005.
In 2003, he was to play in a comedy series The Ortegas, but the show got canceled before it got released. He played the role of a building attendant by the name Jesus in the comedy series Welcome to the Captain in 2008. However, the series got canceled after five episodes. He then starred in the series Gary Unlimited which began airing on TV in 2008.
In 2011, it was publicized that Madrigal would join the cast of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. During his audition, for the show, he performed a piece that he had played for Debbie Riddle, a tax representative who had proposed a bill whereby employers would get punished for hiring immigrants. When Al played this piece with Jon, Steward hired him on the spot. He later worked as a regular correspondent of the show for its six seasons.
In 2013 he appeared in the film About a Buoy, where his role in the film helped him get a nomination for the best supporting actor in the same year. Madrigal has also appeared in comedy special Why is the Rabbit Crying.
He co-founded the All Things Comedy Network Podcast in 2012. The podcast began very popularly, where it got over 5 million listeners in a month, and also, the network could host over 50 podcasts and gamers. In 2015, he released a show, which was a comedy documentary titled half like me, which showed his journey in finding his Mexican family. He has recently appeared in the special comedy Shrimpin Ain’t Easy, which aired in 2017.
Awards & Achievements
2004 Jury Award for the Best stand-up comedian
2014 Nominated at Images Awards for Best Supporting Actor
2014 Sid Caesar comedy award at the Genesis Awards
2015 Storyteller’s price at the mixed Remix Festival.
Net worth & Salary of Al Madrigal in February 2024
As of February 2024, Al Madrigal has a net worth of over $2 million. He has attained his wealth through his successful career as a comedian and as an actor. He has an annual salary of over $600000. He also owns a podcast Network together with Bill, which has over 5 million listeners monthly, and it hosts over 50 podcasts and games.
Despite receiving bad comments such as he is not Latino enough, Madrigal remained positive in his work and often found jokes in those bad comments, which made him more famous. We should usually find positivity or opportunities in the worse situations we face.