American actor, comedian, rapper, and livestreamer Andrew Michael. The Andy Milonakis Show, a sketch comedy series that ran on MTV and MTV2 from 2005 to 2007, is where he first gained widespread recognition. Milonakis’s acting resume also includes roles in the films Kroll Show and Waiting… as well as the TV series Adventure Time.
He was born Andrew Michael Milonakis on January 30th, 1976, in Katonah, New York. He was raised in Queens by Greek-American parents and an older sister, and his appearance and voice are those of a teenager due to a lack of the growth hormone.
Andy, a former John Jay High School student who avoided bullies with the use of self-deprecation, has claimed that “humor is an excellent defense strategy.”
To put his computer engineering degree to use, Milonakis worked as tech support for an accounting business; the firm fired him after he started making appearances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” because he wasn’t spending enough time there.
Andy worked at the company and took classes at the famous Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, where he performed improv and stand-up comedy in his spare time.
What is Andy Milonakis’s Net Worth?
American actor, writer, and rapper Andy Milonakis has a net worth of $1 million. Most people recall Milonakis from his appearances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “The Andy Milonakis Show,” a program he co-created and hosted on MTV/MTV2 from 2005 to 2007.
Andy’s film and TV credits include Waiting… (2005), Crank Yankers (2007), and the “Kroll Show” (2008). (2013). After going viral with “The Super Bowl Is Gay” video in 2003, Milonakis started uploading rap videos to YouTube.
To date, he has amassed 539,000 subscribers and over 100,000,000 video views on his YouTube channel, and he has amassed 550,000 followers and roughly 1,500 subscribers on Twitch.
On January 26, 2003, Andy Milonakis was invited to a friend’s Super Bowl party, but instead he stayed home and made a movie titled “The Super Bowl Is Gay.”
Andy uploaded the video on AngryNakedPat.com, and two weeks later, it had gone viral. After one of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!writers “‘s watched the video, he emailed Andy, requesting an instant phone contact. Kimmel aired the clip, proclaiming, “The kid is going to be a celebrity.”
The following night, he aired another Milonakis clip, and soon after, Andy began making guest appearances on the show to conduct hilarious man-on-the-street interviews in cities around the United States. He quit his job in New York and relocated to Los Angeles with the money he had collected from his performances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Once Milonakis settled in Los Angeles, he and Kimmel got to work developing their pilot concept. The duo made a pitch to MTV, and the network eventually greenlit “The Andy Milonakis Show.”
The first season debuted on MTV on June 26, 2005, but the second and third seasons were broadcast on MTV2. While it only lasted 22 episodes before being canceled in May of 2007, “The Andy Milonakis Show” was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2005 for Choice Summer Series.
Kimmel, John Stamos, Sarah Silverman, Snoop Dogg, and Paul Reubens were among the celebrities who appeared on the show, which also featured comedy and segments with regular viewers.
Aside from voicing N.E.P.T.R. in eight episodes of “Adventure Time” on the Cartoon Network, Andy has appeared in many films since the cancellation of “The Andy Milonakis Show,” including “Who’s Your Caddy?” (2007), “Extreme Movie” (2008), and “Mac & Devin Go to High School” (2012). (2010–2018).
Three Loco, which included Milonakis, Riff Raff, and Dirt Nasty, released the album “Three Loco!” in 2012. A new song, “Arrogant American Freestyle,” was recorded when the band got back together in 2020 after having disbanded in 2014.
Andy’s discography includes the singles “Let Me Twitter Dat” (2009), “Lemonade Bubble Gum” (2010), and “Worst Day” (2013), and he has appeared on songs by Snoop Dogg, Diwon, Hands of Tyme, Chain Swangaz, and Gucci Mane, among others.
As of April 2020, Andy will be streaming online poker games on his Twitch channel, thanks to an agreement he inked with Americas Cardroom.
He placed third in a poker game for Feeding America and also helped raise money for the Lili Claire Foundation at a Fantasy Poker Night in 2007. He has also participated in the RunItUp Reno festival and the “Live at the Bike” poker webcast.