He was expelled from Kent State University twice for poor academics.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and performed as a stand-up comedian.
He got engaged to Nicole Jaracz in 2007, but the couple split five years later, never getting married. He became a father figure to Nicole's son Connor. In 2017, he got engaged to Amie Harwick, but in late 2018, he and Harwick split up.
Craig Ferguson played his boss on The Drew Carey Show.