Bert Kreischer Biography

Bert Kreischer is an American standup comedian, actor, and reality show host. Bert is first and foremost recognized as a comedy personality and got to his fame by hosting television series like Hurt Bert on FX and Bert the Conqueror on Trip Flip.

He then started dabbling with standup comedy where he got really successful and was able to attract a lot of interest from fans. His bid The Machine is one of the funniest moments in his career and although he does not like doing it so much now, he does it on request from the fans. It is still something that made him famous.

Bert Kreischer is known for doing his standup shirtless and while consuming large doses of alcohol.

In 1997, The Rolling Stone magazine made an article that named Bert as “The Top Partier at the Number One Party School in the Country” while he attended Florida State University, Later, the movie Van Wilder was conceived based on that article staring Ryan Reynolds.

Bert Kreischer Net Worth

When he was younger Bert Kreischer never conceived himself of becoming a comedian. Yet he was a very likable and funny person. He also loved to party as he does today. But, as fate would have it, he becomes really successful at being funny and got nicknamed The Machine thanks to the bid that carries the same name.

He expanded his career and started amassing different points of revenue. Although standup is his bread and butter he was a great television host as well. Also, hosts a number of podcasts with his fellow comedians like Joe Rogan and Bill Burr. According to, Bert Kreischer is worth exactly $3 million as of currently, which is not a small sum for a person who earns from being funny.

Bert Kreischer Height & Wight

Bert Kreischer is famously made fun of because of being obese. In fact, he is usually the one that instigates these types of jokes. This is why he also performs shirtless, as he feels more comfortable that way. He is definitely not ashamed of his body and he currently weighs 223lbs. He is 6’1” tall.

He did participate in a competition called Sober October with his fellow comedians. Actually one year they decided to lay off the booze while next year they decided to do a fitness challenge. Both times Bert lost a lot of weight. This was especially apparent the next time where he decided to train like crazy in order to earn points and win the competition. He did lose a considerable amount of weight. Unfortunately, he did not keep things up and put most of it back in the coming months.

Bert Kreischer Age

Bert Kreischer was born on November 3, 1972, making him 47 years old at the time of writing this article. He was born in Tampa, Florida, USA.

He used to attend a private Jesuit school and would later go on to Florida State University where he majored in English. Being that he liked partying he was also a member of the Alpha Tau Omega University.

During his university days, Rolling Stone wrote an article about party schools. Since Florida State was dubbed as the main party school in the country, they wrote an article called Bert Kreischer: The Undergraduate. After a while, the people from National Lampoon got a hold of the rights and made a movie based on it. It actually becomes the basis for National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, a movie starring Ryan Reynolds, that later became a huge hit.

Bert Kreischer told Joe Rogan on his podcast that he was never consulted nor had any involvement in the movie. National Lampoon did admit that they based the movie on Kreischer but he never wanted to sue them for that.

Bert Kreischer Family

Bert Kreischer is married to his wife LeeAnn Kreischer. The two of them have two girls together and all of them live in Los Angles now.

Bert Kreischer Career

Bert Kreischer first started doing standup in Tallahassee, Florida. He would later move to Ney York where his comedy career really started kicking off. He was initially introduced on a DVD set with four other comedians called National Lampoon Live: New Faces – Volume 2. Bert also appeared on an episode of Shorties Watchin’ Shorties on Comedy Central.

His first comedy special went out in 2004 on Comedy Central called Comfortably Numb. He would them release The Machine in 2016 for Showtime. He also has two Netflix specials, Secret Time from 2018 and Hey Big Boy from 2020.

Bert is also the host of Bertcast, a podcast that he hosts that runs on the All Things Comedy Network. He also has two podcasts that he co-hosts with his fellow comedian friends, 2 Bares in 1 Cave with Tom Segura and Bill and Bert with Bill Burr.

Bert also made appearances on various TV shows where he mostly played himself.