Date of Birth:
October 1, 1969
Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States In a Relationship With:
Quinn Lundberg Best Quotes:
“I’m terrible about people wanting to take pictures with me. I’m a giant baby about it. They treat you like a cartoon. There’s nothing you can do except make light of it.”
“I’ll be honest with you: I’m not adjusting to it well. I don’t mean that as a complaint. Most people wouldn’t be well-adjusted. I just get confused by people asking me questions.”
“But comedy is like music, it appeals to some people. Some people like Creed, those people are usually pretty stupid. But they probably also like Carrot Top. I would say that they’re part of the same ilk.”
Zach Galifianakis (born October 1, 1969 as Zacharius Knight Galifianakis) is a stand-up comedian and actor. Zach made his start as a stand-up comedian in New York City and starred in his own Comedy Central Presents episode in 2001. He had small roles in independent movies and television, before gaining stardom in the 2010 hilarious comedy, The Hangover. He won MTV Movie Awards’ “Best Comedic Performance” award for the film. Zach’s gone on to star in The Hangover II, The Campaign, and the HBO series, Bored To Death.
Best Known For:
Galifianakis is best know for his role as Alan (aka Fat Jesus) in the movie, The Hangover. His bushy beard is also a well-known trait of Zach’s.
Zach was born in Wilkesboro, NC to Mary Frances, who ran a community center for the arts, and Harry, a heating oil vendor. He fell just short of graduating from North Caroline State University, before moving to perform stand-up comedy in New York City. Zach married Quinn Lundberg, a 29-year-old charity founder, in August 2012. They had their first child in Sept. 2013.