Hannibal Buress Net Worth– Comedy, Personal Life and Career

Hannibal Buress has built his name in the industry as being one of the best stand-up comedian on the scene. Apart from this, he is also known for being an actor as well as a producer and writer. His breakthrough came when he appeared on Comedy Central in The Awkward Comedy Show. Since then, he has had a lot of appearances on TV and in various shows. It needs to be added that he also released several comedy albums. The first one of this is called My Name is Hannibal and it was released in 2010. We should also add that he has been working as a voice actor.

Personal life

He was born on the 4th February in 1993 as Hannibal Amir Buress. He was born in Chicago, the USA. His father’s name is John Burress and his mother’s name is Margaret Buress. It should be also added that he was brought up in a part of Chicago called Austin.

Regarding his education, we can say that he attended Steinmetz College Prep. Apart from this, he enrolled at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He spent some time there and this is the time when he mad and became friend with a man called Open Mike Eagle.

As far as his love life is concerned, we need to say that he likes to keep this kind of stuff private and not known to the media. So, there are not any pieces of information regarding a person whom he is dating at this moment. Furthermore he has kept so a low profile that people even do not know the names of his previous dates, or if there have been any.

For the most of his professional career he has been residing in New York City. However, he decided for a change in 2017 when he decided to go back to Chicago to an area known as Wicker Park.

As far as religious beliefs are concerned, he has declared himself to be an atheist.


As we have previously stated, he has been recognized for his part in The Awkward Comedy Show that was on Comedy Central. We should also say that he is very hard-working and that he has been working a lot as a stand-up comedian. He has had a lot of various appearances on numerous famous shows throughout the USA. Some of his stand-up appearances in various shows include Lіvе аt Gоthаm, Јоhn Оlіvеr’ѕ Nеw Yоrk Ѕtаnd-Uр Ѕhоw, Lаtе Nіght wіth Јіmmу Fаllоn, Lореz Тоnіght, Јіmmу Кіmmеl Lіvе!, Lаtе Ѕhоw wіth Dаvіd Lеttеrmаn, Ruѕѕеll Ноwаrd’ѕ Gооd Nеwѕ, Соnаn, Тоtаllу Віаѕеd wіth W. Каmаu Веll.

He also had a lot of TV and show appearances in 2009 since he appeared in Saturday Night Live, Louie, 30 Rock. We need to mention that this year saw some of his TV roles in High Maintenance, Children’s Hospital, Broad City, and 8 Out of 10 Cats.


As we have also stated above, he is also a famous voice actor. We could hear his voice as a voice of characters in various movies, animated movies and commercials. Some of the most known films where he is a voice actor are Lucas Bros. moving Co., China, IL, Chozen, and Justice League Action.


He saw an opportunity to prove himself in shows and he thus decided to produce one. He decided to be a producer and a co-host of a show called The Eric Andre Show in 2012. He also created and produced a show that is called Why? with Hannibal Buress.


He also tried himself in a film industry. His debut happened in 2011 when he had a role in a film called Heart Break. Apart from this one, he also had a role in a film called The Kings of Summer in 2013.

Net worth

As we have said, he is hard-working and he has had a lot of project throughout the years. All this resulted in his net worth being over 2 million USD as of 2018. Most of this comes from his stand-ups, but a lot of money has come from his voice acting and acting in various shows and films. Some of the money comes from his producing.