Jeff Foxworthy, seen here with fellow Fox star Patricia Heaton at a 2007 network party, is the host of the game show "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?" He also is a standup comedian, with several comedy albums to his credit, and the author of several books of redneck humor.
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy hosts the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn., April 16, 2007. The standup comedian launched the "you know you're a redneck" fad with an album of that name in 1993, and followed it up with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
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Entertainer Jeff Foxworthy acknowledges the crowd after being introduced prior to the start of the NASCAR Aaron's 499 auto race, April 29, 2007, at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. He has several comedy albums to his credit and has written several books of redneck humor.
Host and comedian Jeff Foxworthy dances with Lisa Rinna during the opening of the CMT Awards show on April 10, 2006 in Nashville, Tenn.
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"The Jeff Foxworthy Show," which ran on both NBC and ABC in the early 2000s, starred, from left, G.W. Bailey, Jeff Foxworthy, Haley Joel Osment, Jonathan William Lipnicki and Ann Cusack.
Jeff Foxworthy was born Sept. 6, 1958, in Hapeville, Ga., where he went to local schools and attended Georgia Tech. He remains a true Southerner, living in Atlanta with his wife and two daughters. He is in Duke University Children's Hospital in Durham, N.C. Jeff is the honorary chairman of the Duke Children's Classic Golf Tournament.