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Carrot Top Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Scott Thompson
Place Of Birth
Florida, USA
58 years old
Birth Date
February 24 1965

Carrot Top Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Florida Atlantic University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Amanda Hogan
Larry Thompson, Dona Thompson
Garrett Thompson

About Carrot Top

Popularly known as Carrot Top, Scott Thompson is one of the best comedians of his time.

The name 'Carrot Top' is inspired by the color of his hair, a bizarre red. This name was given to him by a local swimming coach which later became his trademark.

Apart from being the wealthiest stand-up comedian in Las Vegas, Carrot Top pulled off pretty well as an American actor boosting his career to a great extent. He can be seen in several comedy shows, movies, and even music videos. Keep reading to know more about his early life and career pursuits!

Carrot Top Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Carrot Top’s net worth?

As estimated by Wealthy Gorilla, Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb, and other sources, Carrot Top's net worth currently stands at $70 million, making him one of the richest stand-up comedians of his time.

How much does Carrot Top earn per year?

Being one of the highest-paid entertainers in Las Vegas, Carrot Top's income is roughly $8 million per year wherein he works six nights a week.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Carrot Top?

Carrot Top is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Carrot Top?

Born on February 25, 1965, Carrot Top is currently 57 years old.

Childhood And Education

Born in Cocoa Beach, Rockledge in Florida, United States, Carrot Top was earlier known as Scott Thompson. He was born to Larry Thompson and Dona Thompson. His father was a rocket science engineer at NASA and has been a part of several significant space missions, two of them being Gemini and Apollo. Carrot Top is the youngest member of the family with an elder brother Garrett Thompson.

Carrot Top studied at Cocoa High School for basic education. He was the drummer of the marching and concert band at school. He graduated in 1983 and got admission at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to pursue a degree in Marketing.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Carrot Top dating?

Since Carrot Top is extremely particular about maintaining a boundary between his personal and public life, not much is known about his love life and relationships. However, sources suggest that he has been dating Amanda Hogan for quite some time now.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Carrot Top became aware of his skills as an entertainer at an early age. Before coming to fame, Top was engaged in different kinds of jobs, one of them being courier service at a mortgage company in the late ’80s. Top's first performance that is considered the first step in his career pursuit was at an open mic night at Florida Atlantic University.

As time went by, Carrot developed new ideas to make his comedy routines unique. He started incorporating props such as paper cups, string telephones, heels with training wheels, and so on, even his red hair on several occasions. In a few years, he gained enough popularity to be invited to the 'Tonight Show with Jay Leno' in 1992. This exposure increased his reach and helped him gain a broader audience.

Top has been an announcer at Cartoon Network for five years (1995-1999). Some of the special-event shows where Top performed are 'Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular', 'Gene Simmons: The Family Jewels', and so on.

Post a few years, Top was seen featuring in several movies such as 'Dennis The Menace Strikes Again' (1998), 'Smiley Face' (2007), 'The Hangover' (2009), 'So I Married An Axe Murderer' (1993), a crime show called 'CSI', and so on. He also played a role in the live-action show called 'The Space Ghost Coast To Coast' on Cartoon Network. Top has also featured in a music video called 'Red Solo Cup' by a country artist, Toby Keith.

Some of his appearances on comedy shows include 'Comedy Central's Roast' of Gene Simmons and Flavor Flav, 'The Jay Leno Show' (2010), and many others.

Carrot Top, an American comedian is best known for the unique use of props in his comedy routines. Apart from that, his popularity increased as he was featured in a number of movies and comedy shows.

What awards did Carrot Top win?

Carrot Top bagged the award for the category of Funniest Male Stand-up Comic at the American Comedy Awards held in 1994.

He was the first person who won both Comedian of the Year and Performer of the Year titles awarded by the National Association Of Campus Activities in 1993.

Carrot Top’s Hobbies And Interests

Carrot Top discovered his passion to be a part of the entertainment industry from a tender age. Although owing to his reserved nature, not much is known about his personal life, it can be assumed that Carrot Top was interested in public speaking.

Other Interesting Carrot Top Facts And Trivia

  • Although extremely outspoken, Carrot Top is shy by nature.
  • He was nominated for the category of Worst New Star For Chairman of The Board at the Razzie Awards held in 1999.
  • Top has also performed several times at the Luxor Las Vegas, where his comedy hero, George Carlin, used to perform.

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Moumita Dutta

<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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