Larry the Cable Guy
Comedian Larry The Cable Guy
Larry The Cable Guy is a multi-platinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard
award winner and one of the top comedians in the country. He has his own line of
merchandise and continues to sell out theatres and arenas across the United
Currently, Larry is the host of Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy for History,
which has been ordered for a third season. The show premiered in 2011 and was a
huge ratings success. In each episode, Larry visits various sites across the country
revealing bits of real history while immersing himself in new and different lifestyles,
jobs and hobbies that celebrate the American experience.
Larry reunited with Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall for Them Idiots Whirled Tour,
which was filmed as a special for CMT and aired in early 2012. The show was
released on DVD and CD by Warner Bros/Jack Records, debuting at number one on
the Billboard Comedy Charts. Larry, Jeff and Bill will also star in a new animated
show for CMT called Bounty Hunters, which is set to premiere in the spring of 2013.
Larry is the voice of the beloved Mater in the Golden Globe winning animated
feature film Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011) from Disney/Pixar. Both movies opened
number one at the box office and combined have grossed more than 1 billion dollars
worldwide. Larry has also starred in Tooth Fairy 2 (2012), Witless Protection
(2008), Delta Farce (2007) and his first feature Larry the Cable Guy: Health
Inspector (2006). When Health Inspector was released on DVD in August, 2006 it
sold more than 1 million copies in the first week of release.
On July 4, 2009 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE, Larry performed in front of more
than 50,000 and taped his hour special Tailgate Party for Comedy Central. The
show was a thank you to his fans and Nebraska for their longtime support of him.
Tickets were sold for only $4.00 and the show sold out in one weekend. The
special aired on January 31, 2010 and the DVD was released on February 2, 2010.
The comedy CD of the same name debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Comedy
On March 15, 2009, The Comedy Central Roast of Larry The Cable Guy aired and the
show, which Larry executive produced, is one of the highest rated roasts in Comedy
Central history, attracting 4.1 million viewers. Larry has also hosted and executive
produced three Christmas specials for both VH1 and CMT. The variety style shows
were all huge ratings successes for those networks.
Larry’s road to stardom included the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which grossed more
than 15 million dollars. The ensemble cast of comedians included Jeff Foxworthy and
Bill Engvall. The tour’s success led to Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie, which
premiered on Comedy Central in November of 2003 and at the time, was the
highest rated movie in the channel’s history. The DVD has sold more than 4 million
units. The sequel Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again, has sold more than 3 million
units. In March of 2006, the Blue Collar boys reunited to shoot Blue Collar Comedy
Tour, One For The Road in Washington, DC at the Warner Theater. The movie had
its world premiere on Comedy Central June 4, 2006, again receiving some of the
highest ratings. The soundtrack was nominated for a 2006 Grammy award.
His first comedy album release Lord, I Apologize has reached gold status, selling
more than 500,000 copies. The CD was # 1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts for
fifteen weeks in a row. Larry‘s DVD special Git-R-Done, has sold more than 1 million
copies and has been certified platinum. Larry also starred in Blue Collar TV a sketch
comedy series for The WB network which premiered on July 29, 2004. 5.4 million
people watched the show and it was the second most watched show on television
in that time period.
Larry’s comedy CD Morning Constitutions was released in 2007 and debuted at # 1
on the Billboard Comedy Charts. His previous release, The Right To Bare Arms (Jack
Records/Warner Bros. Records) debuted at # 1 on the Soundscan Comedy Chart, #
1 on the Country Chart, and # 7 on the Top 200 Chart. This marked the first time in
the history of Soundscan that a comedy album has charted at # 1 on the Country
Chart. It has been certified gold (500,000 units) by the RIAA. The Right To Bare
Arms also received a Grammy nomination. His first Christmas CD, A Very Larry
Christmas has also been certified platinum (1,000,000 units).
Larry has won Billboard’s 2005 Comedy Artist of the year and Comedy Album of the
year and he received the Billboard Top Comedy Tour Award in 2006.
He is a bestselling author and his book Git-R-Done, (2005) debuted at # 26 on the
New York Times bestseller list. Larry was named to Forbes Celebrity 100 list in
2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012. This lists the hottest and most successful people in the
Larry has created The Git-R-Done Foundation, which was named after Larry’s
signature catchphrase, and has donated more than 7 million dollars to various
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