The multi-talented Artie Lange is an American actor, stand-up comedian, author and a radio personality. Due to of his spontaneous acting skill and laughing humor he succeeds to win many hearts. His fans are crazy about him and want to know him closely and if you are one of them then staying with us.
Artie Lange is one of that celebrity who proves us that talent matters rather than a physical appearance. To know more about him let’s take a look at his personal and professional life.
Artie Lange Early life
Lange was born on 11th October 1967. He is a son of Judy (mother) and Arthur Lange (father). He has one sister (Stacey) who is a famous fashion designer. He joined ‘Union High School’ where he learned baseball and became country third baseman. In 1985 he attended ‘Summer School’ for graduation but he left that college and get admitted in ‘Seton Hall University’. Artie attended the ‘Connecticut School of Broadcasting’ from March to June 1987, and from this training, he evaluates his inner talent and pursued his career in performance. His life is not easy, he lost his father at age of 23 and faced financial crisis. He confirmed he tried to commit suicide with the help of his father’s crazy friends.
Artie career takes roller coaster ride. His story is different from other celebrities. Before getting Hollywood fame he first gives his gig at New York’s improve in Hell’s Kitchen from that he gained quite a popularity. His life changed when he get his first break on Fox’s Mad TV (1995). His life is going well but because of his unaccepted behavior of having drugs and trying to commit suicide, fox TV fired him. But luckily his character in Mad TV get noticed by comedian Norm MacDonald and offer him a second lead role in movie ‘Dirty Work’(1998), these films help him to gain his lost popularity. He worked in several movies and TV shows. Later he worked in radio and E-network shows.
Artie’s affair and girlfriend
Artie always kept his love affair secret from media. He used to be in a relationship with Dana Cironi for four years but duo can’t handle their love life and split away in 2006. In 2009 he met Adrienne Ockrymiek in Tanning salon and fell for her. They duo decided to get married and people referred Adrienne as his future wife but something went wrong and they decide to break up their relation.
Artie Lange and Adrienne Ockrymiek
More than his performance he gets limelight because of his suicide attempt. In 2010 he was found of committing suicide with the help of 13-inch blade stabbing in the chest and the reason behind this was his depression and addiction towards drugs. He said ‘In the process of making other laugh and happy deeply inside he is alone and sad’ and this is one factor which forced him to attempt suicide. His book ‘Crash and Burn’ is highly related to his suicide attempt.
As per source, Lang net worth in 2014 is U.S $12 million. He is one of the richest celebrity.