Comic Sebastian Maniscalco, in Phoenix 11/4: Don't you wish you were him?

Nov 01, 2017 1423

BY: Randy Cordova

Entertainers, if they’re lucky, get to enjoy a moment in which everything seems to be going their way. In the midst of such a moment: Sebastian Maniscalco. Just look at what's been happening. In the past two years, the fast-talking funnyman has made four movies. He headlined his third Showtime special. He's playing bigger venues; he just booked a solo Radio City Music Hall gig next year. And he got the blessing of Jerry Seinfeld, who featured him on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." 

Perhaps biggest of all — if not his favorite topic — Forbes puts him at No. 10 on the list of the list of the world's highest paid comedians, reporting that he earned $15 million between June 2016 and June 2017. Not too shabby for a guy from Chicago whose folks would break out the Sara Lee when company came over. 

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