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Hannibal Buress Net Worth in 2021

Hannibal Buress Networth
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Hannibal Buress is a famous American actor, stand-up comedian, scriptwriter, and producer. He embarked on his comedy career with Comedy Central’s “The Awkward Comedy Show” in 2009. Let’s find out what is Hannibal Buress net worth in 2021.

His delivery style is quiet and offbeat which is deemed as ‘awkward’ by some people and that’s one of the reasons that he’s a member of this comedy show.

Being a comedian and a writer in Saturday Night Live, Buress has this technique of comedy which is smart with a bit of absurdity.

Currently, Burress earns over $250,000 per year and his appearances in some of the popular movies have played a significant role in increasing his income.

Even though his stardom is very much on the rise, it won’t be long before he becomes a household name.

Hannibal Buress Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$4 million
Date of BirthFebruary 4, 1983
Age 38
Height5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m)
Source of WealthActor/Comedian
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Last UpdatedFebruary 2021

Early Life

Hannibal Buress’s real name is Hannibal Amir Buress. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on February 4, 1983. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. Well, his name might seem a bit weird to you as he was named after Carthaginian General Hannibal Barca.

In his stand-up acts, he has told stories about how his name caused women to turn him down since it was linked to the fictional character cannibal Hannibal Lecter.

Buress is the youngest son of John Buress and Margaret. He was raised along with his three siblings in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago. His father was a Union Pacific Railroad employee, while his mother worked as a teacher in Chicago.

However, much information about his siblings is not found as Burress doesn’t really reveal a lot about them in his interviews.

He studied at Steinmetz College Prep and then went to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. But he never completed his graduation.


Hannibal Burress started his stand-up comedy career in 2002, at an open mic.

Then in 2009, he’s been featured in The Awkward Comedy Show which was terrific and his first stand-up comedy album was released in 2010 with the title “My Name is Hannibal”.

From 2009 to 2010, he was a writer for Saturday Night Live show.

He has also appeared in several comedy shows including “Live at Gotham”, “Lopez Tonight”, “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, “Conan” and “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show”.

Additionally, he performed in some late-night talk shows like— “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, “The Late-Night Show with Craig Ferguson”, “Russell Howard’s Good News” and “Late Show with David Letterman”.

Plus, he had to host at “The Knitting Factory” weekly in Brooklyn, New York. He also began a podcast named Handsome Rambler in October 2016. 

He was a voice actor for the television shows “China, IL”, “Justice League Action” and “Chozen”. In 2012, he was featured as the co-host, writer, and producer of “The Eric Andre Show”. Similarly, he’s the creator, anchor and executive producer of the show “Why? With Hannibal Buress”.

Not only shows, but he also released five albums and in 2012 his album “Animal Furnace” was released. His some other albums are “Hannibal Takes Edinburg”, “Life from Chicago” and “Comedy Camisado”.

In 2011 he debuted through the short film “Heart Break”. Then he was seen in many other movies including “The Kings of Summer”, “Neighbors”, “Nerdland”, “Baywatch”, and “Spider-man: Homecoming”.

Highlights and Achievements

For Saturday Night Live, Buress was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2010 as well as for his work in 30 Rock 2012 he was nominated for two Writers Guild of America Award.

Speaking of his other achievements, he won the Chicago’s Funniest Person Award in 2007, American Comedy Award in 2012, Best Talk Show Host Award in 2014 and Best Performance in a Hosted Stand Up/Sketch Comedy Program or Series Award in 2011.

Age, Height, and Weight

Buress was born on February 4, 1983, in Chicago, Illinois, and is 38 years old as of 2021. He stands a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs around 86 kg.

Personal Life 

Hannibal Buress is undoubtedly not a fan of media attention so, currently, there’s no news of him dating anyone.

There aren’t many details about his previous relationships either. He’s rather a private person who keeps his profile low-key.

On the other hand, he’s known for his hard-partying style, consequently, he might have had a couple of affairs.

 Moreover, he had disorderly intoxication for which he got arrested in Miami in December 2017. Also, he claims to be an atheist. 

As for his hobbies, he loves internet surfing and his favorite sport is Badminton. Besides, he’s a non-vegetarian who loves eating Spanish food.


He faced controversy for calling out Bill Cosby as a hypocrite since he urged African-Americans to “pull up their pants” and himself got accused of rape.

Though this was supposed to be a joke for an audience of a few hundred, someone recorded it and because of it going viral, it had a million viewers.

Even though in multiple interviews he stated that he no notion of taking Cosby down or wanted the joke to blow up the way it did, he didn’t deny the joke. He further clarified that he didn’t want to make it a big discussion at all.

Hannibal Buress Net Worth in 2021

Hannibal Buress
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Hannibal Buress was always focused on comedy; he was so passionate about it that he left his graduation without completing it.

After that, he not only started working as a stand-up comedian but also, became a writer, actor, and producer.

Due to his extraordinary talents, he has a huge fanbase all over the world. He has constantly worked with sincerity to impress his audience.

So far, he’s won many awards and might win more in the coming years for his incredible works. Through his fame in stand-up comedies and movies, he has made a net worth of $4 million.

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