Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Celebrated Name: Jerry Lewis
Real Name/Full Name: Joseph Levitch
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 91 years old
Birth Date: 16 March 1926
Date of Death: 20 August 2017
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sandee Pitnick (m. 1983–2017), Patti Palmer (m. 1944–1980)
Children: Yes (Danielle Sarah Lewis, Scott Lewis, Gary Lewis, Anthony Lewis, Christopher Joseph Lewis, Ronald Lewis, Joseph Lewis, Suzan Lewis)
Profession: Comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker and humanitarian
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Well known American Comedian, Singer as well as an actor, Jerry Lewis, was well known for his humor in television, films, stage, and radio. It is remarkable that he served as the national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Maybe you know about Jerry Lewis very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Jerry Lewis’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

He was born on March 16, 1926, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S and died on August 20, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Jerry Lewis was dropped out of Irvington high school in the tenth grade. He started performing at the age of 5 alongside his parents in the Catskill Mountains in New York. He had developed his ‘Record Act’ by 15, in which he mimed the lyrics of songs on pornography. Lewis was prone to a number of illnesses and addictions, which led him to cardiovascular disease ending up his life.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 March 1926, Jerry Lewis was 91 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.83 m. tall, and weigh 80 kg.


Jerry Lewis initially gained recognition for him pairing up with Dean Martin in one of the comedy shows. They were claimed to the best of other comedians as the performers were different from others with their exceptional performance. After that, the two men appeared on many live shows on television, which made them very popular. After his partnership with Martin ended, he and his wife Patty took a vacation to Las Vegas for redirecting his career.

His first solo TV show in the year 1957 for channel NBC was and followed by several clubs in the cities of the United States. He rose to fame with his solo performances on television. He appeared on his first solo television show for NBC in January 1957, followed by performances for clubs in Miami, New York, Chicago, and Washington. In February, he followed Judy Garland at the Palace Theatre in New York; ex-partner Martin called during this period to wish him the best of luck. He had also directed and co-directed films.

Awards & Achievements:

The awards and honors of Jerry Lewis are plenty, some of which are listed below.

• 1952 – Prime Time Emmy Award Nomination for Best Comedian or Comedienne
• 1954 – Most Cooperative Actor, Golden Apple Award
• 1965 – Golden Laurel, Special Award – Family Comedy King
• 1997 – American Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award
• 1999 – Golden Lion Honorary Award
• 2005 – Primetime Emmy Governor’s Award
• 2006 – Satellite Award for Outstanding Guest Star on Law and Order SVU
• 2009 – Induction into the New Jersey Hall of Fame
• 2009 – Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 81st Academy Awards
• 2011 – Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Net Worth & Salary of Jerry Lewis in 2024

Jerry Lewis Net Worth
Jerry Lewis Net Worth

As of May 2024, The estimated net worth of Jerry Lewis is $50 million, which was collectively earned through his acting, stage performances, production, and direction. His salary for the movies was increasing with his exuberant performances via various roles. It is also remarkable to note that he wrote three books which were sold in good numbers, thereby gaining recognition and fame as a writer too. Most of his works were brilliant, which simultaneously led to his career growth and thereby contributing to his salary augmentation at huge.

Besides being an excellent comedian and an actor, he is also a fantabulous human being receiving an award for the same from the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Science. His humor still lives in the hearts of people even after his departure, which is the real success of any human being. In spite of subjecting to mild controversies, his work was purely out of his own passion.


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