Gary Valentine who is an American actor, writer as well as a comedian was born on 22nd November 1961. He is the native of Mineola, New York, U.S. As a child, he was named as Gary Joseph Knipfing. Gary Valentine is mostly known by his stage name Gary Valentine. He is the son of Joseph Knipfing Jr. who owned an Insurance Agency and Janet who had worked in chiropractor’s office. Gary is of German descent. He has two siblings named Kevin James and Leslie Knipfing. His brother Kevin James is also an actor.

At the beginning of his career, he started in the show business on stand-up comedy stage. After his appearance at montreal Comedy festival, he left New York and moved to Los Angeles. After that, he immediately landed the spots on numerous talk shows which also include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in NBC, “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” which was the late night series that aired on CBS-TV and the “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” in TBS to name few. It has been more than fifteen years since Gary has been headlining the comedy clubs as well as theaters. Valentine is mostly known for Cousin Danny on hit sitcom “The King of Queens”.

Prior to that, he had also worked in big screen along with Hollywood personalities such as Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear, and Adam Sandler. He has also made his appearance in films including Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, and Pool boy: Drowning Out the Fury and Alive N’ Kickin. In addition to that, he is also an author and he has done well in the field of writing as well. He had portrayed a role in television series named “Fargo” as a Deputy Knudse. The series started in 2014. His other filmography includes Velocity Rules, Stuck on You, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, The Deported, The Dog who Saved Christmas, Hosed, The Dog who Saved Christmas Vacation, The Dog who Saved Halloween, Jack and Jill, Wrong, Here Comes the Boom, The Dog who Saved the Holidays, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. 

To talk about his personal life, Gary is married to his lovely wife Jackyline Knipfing. The couple got married in the year 1993. The both love each other very much and they have a strong bonding in their relationship. So, there is very chance for them to get divorced. Gary and Jackyline do not have any child till now, but they might be planning for having their own children in future.

Apart from that, Gary stands tall at the height of five feet and eight inches. He is very talented as well as hard working and is dedicated towards his work. Gary Valentine has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. He has been in the Hollywood Industry since the year 1993. He is now at the age of 43 but still, he has not lost the charm as well as passion for acting. He is very popular and active in social networking sites and to know more about him, we can also follow him on his twitter account. 


  • American
  • 172 cm
  • 1961-11-22
  • Actor
  • Yes
  • $2.5 million dollars
  • N/A
  • White
  • Jackyline Knipfing
  • Ward Melville High School
  • Unknown
  • Fargo
  • Mineola, New York
  • /wiki/Gary_Valentine
  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
  • Acting
  • TV shows, Movies
  • Scorpio
  • No
  • Not yet


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