Comedian Gilbert Gottfried net worth, legacy and charity

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried net worth, legacy and charity

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has died at 67. A post on his verified Twitter feed says he died following a long illness.

He was best known for his roles in Disney's ‘Aladdin’ and films like ‘Problem Child' and 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'.

He voiced the character of Iago the Parrot in 'Aladdin', 'The Return of Jafar', 'Aladdin and the King of Thieves' and the character Berkeley Beetle in 'Thumbelina’.

He was known as ‘the comedian's comedian’ and his big break came after he left SNL to do improvised promos for MTV.

Gilbert Gottfried was a stand-up comedian, actor and voice artiste with a net worth of $8 million.

He had an annual income of $500,000 and his career was riddled with controversies due to his comic performances.

In an effort to raise money for charity, he once auctioned a chance to have him record an outgoing voicemail message.

Gilbert Gottfried took part in the Ripple Effect Artists fundraiser to promote social justice through the arts.