In 1984, he made his debut as a stand-up comic on The Tonight Show.
He created a cartoon show based on his childhood entitled Life with Louie. The series aired on FOX from 1994 to 1998.
He was born the second-youngest out of ten siblings and was briefly married to his high school sweetheart for four weeks.
He beat out Dolly Parton when he won the role of host on the new version of Family Feud.