|John Coger Martling Jr
|Mineola, New York
|5 feet 7 inches
|English, Dutch, French
|71 years old
|John Coger Martling Sr
Jackie Martling wowed the world by leaving his full-time job as a comedian at The Howard Stern Show. Jackie does not just make people laugh. He gets them to laugh harder than anybody else.
Martling became a huge inspiration to comedians around the world when he started using his comedy to help autistic children. His work gained support and love from the world and why wouldn’t he, right? Let’s see if the one who makes millions of people laugh is happy himself.
Jackie Martling Made Millions from Howard Stern’s Show
It’s not really difficult to say that Jackie Martling is wealthy considering the fact that he was a full-time comedian at The Howard Stern Show which is the biggest radio show on the planet.
How Much Did He Make on The Howard Stern Show
Jackie Martling has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Majority of his earnings come from his reign in The Howard Stern Show.
Jackie Martling was hugely popular during his time on The Howard Stern Show. He made an estimated amount of $1.25 million during his time in the show. He later quit the show over some financial disputes.
YouTube: Watch Jackie reveal his earnings on The Howard Stern Show
The comedian later said that he made a mistake making that move and getting out of the show.
Martling said that he had a contract of $578,000 with the show; however, he decided to ask for a raise and make that amount $1 million for a 5 years contract. His request was denied and was rather offered a price of $611,000 by Tom Chiusano.
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Tom later increased the price to $650,000 but Martling said that he would not settle for anything less than $800,000. Jackie was replaced by comedian Artie Lange who had a contract of $950,000.
The Infamous Loan
Jackie Martling took a loan of $1000 from comedy legend Rodney Dangerfield. The jokeman used the amount to expand his standup career. According to Dangerfield, the loan was never repaid. Jackie joked that he repaid the loan with jokes. Funny isn’t it?
Jackie’s Income as an Author
Martling is a renowned author who has his autobiography published called The Joke Man: Bow to Stern. The book costs $14.14 on Amazon.
The man is also the author of Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling’s Disgustingly Dirty Joke Book which costs $11.99 on Kindle and $13.75 on Amazon. Martling’s other book Jackie Jokes: The Ultimate Collection costs $10.17 and $7.99 on Kindle.
The Jokeman gets a certain percent royalty from the sale of every book. He has made around $100,000 as an author.
Jackie has is Own App, How Cool is That?
Martling has his own app. The name of his app is The Jackie Button. The app costs $0.99 on the App Store and features some great jokes from the Jokeman himself. The app was released on June 02, 2009.
How’s Jackie Martling’s Love Life?
Jackie Martling is in a relationship with Barbara Klein. The duo started dating in 2016 and are still in a relationship. They were recently seen attending a premiere together.
Jackie was previously married to Nancy Sirianni. The couple got divorced in 2003 because Jackie was drinking a lot of alcohol at the time and Nancy couldn’t stand him. Robin Quivers said that they looked beautiful together.
Jackie Martling was born on February 14, 1948, in Mineola, New York as John Coger Martling Jr. He grew up in Long Island with 3 siblings. His brother is Bobby Martling.
The 71-year-old comedian wanted to be a musician growing up. He took music classes and also practiced gymnastics while at school. He worked in construction for six months in Denver when he got kicked out of his band.
Quick Facts: Jackie Martling
- Jackie Martling graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
- He is active since 1979 and joined Howard Stern’s show in 1983.
- The Jokeman is also a guitar player and was in a band in the 1970s which did not make it commercially.
- The band had 3 members and Jackie was kicked out of the band.
- Jackie is famous for his dirty jokes and high pitched laugh.
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