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Bill Engvall

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Birthday
27, 1957
Birthplace
Galveston, TX
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Galveston, TX

About

Southern comedian who worked with Jeff Foxworthy to start the wildly successful Blue Collar Comedy Tours in 2000. His first comedy album, Here's Your Sign, peaked at #5 on the Billboard Country album chart in 1996.

Before Fame

He worked as a tour guide and a nightclub DJ after attending Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. It was in Dallas that he eventually started performing standup at amateur and open mic nights.

Trivia

He won a 1992 American Comedy Award and he created and starred in The Bill Engvall Show, a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009.

Family Life

He married Mary Gail Watson in 1982. He often mentions his daughter Emily and his son Travis in his act.

Associated With

He co-hosted A Pair of Jokers with Rosie O'Donnell in the early 90's.