Adam Carolla Bio, Age, Wife, Net, podcast, Books, Masked Singer, Politics

Adam Carolla Biography

Adam Carolla is a radio presenter, comedian, actor, and podcaster from the United States. He presents The Adam Carolla Show, a podcast-based discussion program that set the Guinness World Records record for “most downloaded podcast” in 2011.


How old is Adam Carolla? – Age

He is 58 years old as of 27 May 2022. He was born in 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States. His real name is Adam Lakers Carolla.

Adam Carolla Family

Carolla was the son of Jim and Kris (née McCall) Carolla. Some sources claim he was born in Los Angeles County, California, while others claim he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He grew up raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, and his parents divorced when he was young. Carolla’s parents did not give him a middle name; as a joke, he placed “Lakers” as his middle name on his driver’s license application. The application was handled without further delay. László Görög, a screenwriter, was his maternal step-grandfather.

Adam Carolla Education

Carolla went to Colfax Elementary, Walter Reed Junior High, and North Hollywood High Schools. He didn’t get his high school graduation until years later because the school withheld it until a library fine was paid. He played Pop Warner football for seven years and was named to the Central Valley League’s First Team Offensive Line, one of eight leagues in the LA City Section of the California Interscholastic Federation at the time. At the age of 18, he began living on his own. He briefly attended Los Angeles Valley College, where he was placed on academic probation before quitting school to work in a variety of professions.

He studied improvisational comedy with The Groundlings and was a member of the ACME Comedy Theatre ensemble in the early 1990s.

Adam Carolla Wife

Carolla married Lynette Paradise on September 28, 2002. Natalia and Santino “Sonny” Richard Carolla, the couple’s twins, were born on June 7, 2006. Carolla and Lynette announced their divorce in May 2021, after 19 years of marriage. He now resides in La Caada Flintridge, California.

Adam Carolla Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

Adam Carolla podcast

Carolla began a daily podcast on February 23, 2009, and it was downloaded over 250,000 times in the first 24 hours. By the third episode, it had risen to the top of iTunes in both the United States and Canada. The Adam Carolla Podcast was named the Best Audio Podcast of 2009 by iTunes in its end-of-year awards at the end of 2009. Carolla compared to Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao as a child on April 4, 2010 “”They got this and sex tours, that’s all they have over there,” he remarked of the Philippines. The Philippines, get your sh*t together.”

Carolla said on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on May 18, 2011, that The Adam Carolla Show had surpassed Ricky Gervais’ previous Guinness World Record for the most downloaded podcast ever. Carolla was photographed for the NOH8 Campaign in 2010. Carolla recorded a podcast in August 2011 in which he mocked a petition to Sesame Street executives that Bert and Ernie marry on the show.

Adam Carolla and his wife Lynette Paradise
Adam Carolla and his wife Lynette Paradise

Adam Carolla Books

Carolla and Drew Pinsky co-wrote Dr. Drew and Adam Book: A Survival Guide to Life and Love, which was released in 1998. Carolla’s book, In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Girls… And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Man, was released by Crown Archetype in November 2010 and debuted at number eight on the New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover nonfiction. In January 2012, Carolla released Rich Man, Poor Man, a short illustrated e-book. Carolla’s book Not Taco Bell Material was published on June 12, 2012 by Crown Archetype and gained worldwide acclaim for its caustic humor and honest, self-deprecating manner.

Carolla’s dream of the United States with him at the lead is presented in President Me: The America That’s in My Mind. Carolla discusses modern parenting in Daddy, Quit Talking!: And Other Things My Kids Want But Won’t Get. Carolla’s book, I’m Your Emotional Support Animal: Navigating Our All Waking Lives, is out now.

Adam Carolla Politics

Carolla has indicated that he would be a Republican in the sense that he wants a strong border, is opposed to the welfare state, and supports traditionally liberal causes such as marijuana legalization. He also supports progressive causes such as opposition to semi-automatic and automatic weapons, the exploration of alternative energy, and electric automobiles fuelled by nuclear power plants.

He has also stated his support for Andrew Yang’s presidential race in 2020. Carolla has indicated that he would be a Republican in the sense that he wants a strong border, is opposed to the welfare state, and supports traditionally liberal causes such as marijuana legalization. He has also stated his support for Andrew Yang’s presidential race in 2020.

Adam Carolla Show

Carolla was named the host of a new morning radio show on the Infinity Broadcasting network in October 2005. His new show would take over for the popular syndicated Howard Stern Show (which was being moved to satellite radio) in twelve of the 27 locations where Stern had previously been broadcast, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, and Portland, Oregon. In January 2006, The Adam Carolla Show premiered.

In early 2008, Gerard Butler sat in on The Adam Carolla Show and studied Adam Carolla in order to prepare for his role in The Ugly Truth as a cynical and rude talk-radio presenter modeled on Carolla. The Adam Carolla Show was discontinued on February 18, 2009, as part of a format change at KLSX to AMP FM, a new top 40 station. The final performance was held on Friday, February 20, 2009.

Adam Carolla Masked Singer

Carolla appeared as “Avocado” on season eight of The Masked Singer in 2022. During “Comedy Roast Night,” he was ousted alongside Chris Jericho as “Bride.”

Adam Carolla Loveline

Carolla was hired to co-host the nighttime radio call-in show Loveline in October 1995. Drew Pinsky, a physician, and Riki Rachtman, a metal DJ, were his co-hosts. Loveline aired on Los Angeles’ KROQ-FM and was syndicated nationally on the defunct Westwood One radio network. Carolla’s persona has been described as “a toned-down version of Howard Stern without the enormous ego.” Carolla stated on a late-2003 Loveline show that Hawaiians were “stupid,” “in-bred,” and “retarded” individuals who were among the “dumbest people we have.” This sparked outrage in Hawaii, leading to the discontinuation of Loveline on Hawaiian station KPOI.