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Ron Funches Wiki: Wife, Girlfriend, Gay, Weight Loss, Net Worth, Family

By Aditya Rana | On: 06 Feb, 2018
Ron Funches Wiki: Wife, Girlfriend, Gay, Weight Loss, Net Worth, Family

Quick Information

Date of Birth March 12, 1983
Age 37 Years 6 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Comedian
Marital Status Single
Wife/Spouse Name Unknown
Divorced Yes (Once)
Girlfriend/Dating Not Disclosed
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $500 Thousand
Salary $30,000 Per Year (Approx.)
Ethnicity Afro-American
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Malcolm Funches (Son)
Height 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm)
Education McKay High School
Siblings One Sister

Keeping the pain in the heart and making the people laugh at the same time is not an easy job. The comedian Ron Funches is also doing the same, facing the challenges of life at one hand and giving people some moments of joys on the other hand. Comedy has not just become an essential part of his identity but also has helped him to cope with the pains and struggles of life.

Ron's Profesional Journey

Ron got interested in comedy right from his childhood. In his early days, humor used to be his weapon to save himself and his sister from his mother's scolding. Whenever his mother laughed at his jokes, he used to think that he was good at making people laugh.

Ron was not a full-time comedian at the prior stage of his career. He was engaged in different jobs before giving his full time for comedy. At first, he did his job at a bank call center. He also worked for Liberty Tax Services as a Lady Liberty, dancing around with a sign, which also helped him to pave the way for the career in comedy.

Ron's career as a full-time comedian got started at his age of 23 in Portland, Oregon. In 2012, he moved to Los Angeles from Portland to make a career in comedy. One of his first acting credits is an episode of 'Portlandia' (2011).

Ron has also written many episodes of Comedy Central's 'Kroll Show' and even 'The Eric Andre Show,' 'Funny or Die's Night Night.' He is also a roundtable guest on 'Chelsea Lately.' In November 2015, Ron released his debut album 'The Funches of Us' and had also made his appearance on '@midnight' several times.

His Net Worth

Ron has successfully established himself as a famous American comedian, actor, and writer. Well, he has been receiving a fantastic salary from his profession, which helps him to accumulate the net worth of $500 thousand.

New Show During Pandemic

Ron came up with a new game show named Nice One! that premiered on August 24 on Quibi. In the front, the host, Ron, challenges other comedians to say nice about some bad things. Comedians Chris Hardwick, Jen Kirkman, and Riki Lindhome were the first to make jokes and offer kindness to several less than desirable topics. To stick around in the competition, they have to find something enjoyable to say about bitcoin, crummy commercials, and man buns.

They will also compete in a Nice Off, where the two comedians will go head-to-head saying enjoyable things, stand-up style. 

Ron's Married Life

Though Ron has been successful in inclining his career, he hasn't successfully enjoyed blissful married life. Married once, Ron has already parted his ways with his wife, whose identity remains a mystery. Though there is no information about his ex-wife, we have come to know that he lived for many years in Salem with his estranged wife.

Nevertheless, the couple is parents to their son Malcolm Funches. The former couple faced great pain as their son was diagnosed with autism needing special care.

Ron with his son Malcolm (Photo: sporkful.com)

As Ron used to be busy in his work, he could not give much time to his family, so; he got separated from his wife in 2012. As of now, Ron has taken comedy as the means to tolerate the sufferings of life.

As of now, Ron doesn't seem to be in a relationship as there is no evidence of his girlfriend. But somehow, Ron was dragged in the controversy of gay relations after his Twitter post and a picture where he was seen kissing Rick Glassman.

His Short Wiki: Bio

Ron was born on March 12, 1983, in Gardena, CA, with black ethnicity. He spent his younger days in Chicago before moving to Salem, Oregon. His mother was a social worker while his father was a pipefitter. His current age is 37 years and has Pisces as his birth sign. Ron's height is around 5 feet 9 inches. He has a sister as his siblings.

He attended Douglas McKay High School for his graduation, where he took English courses. He was highly inspired by writers, including Erich Maria Remarque, William Faulkner, J.D. Salinger, and Moliere.

Weight Loss

In 2012, Ron amazed his fans and followers with his weight loss. He had lost 100 lbs and came up to 245 lbs from 355 lbs. Ron decided weight loss regarding his mother's concern about his health.