Jeff Dunham hits Forbes Power 100 list

By | July 7, 2009 at 2:21 pm | No comments | Audio/Video, News | Tags: , ,

Jedd DunhamFor maybe the first time ever, a puppet has reached Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Well, a puppet master, to be precise. As America’s top-ranking force in the world of ventriloquist-based comedy, Jeff Dunham’s considerable influence as an entertainer is beginning to hold sway with the folks in the business world, earning the venerable comedian a slot on Forbes Power 100 list as number 84 list and a featured an article in Time.

Additionally, Dunham will be premiering a new Comedy Central series (The Jeff Dunham Show) in October and kicking off a Comedy Central-sponsored tour this coming fall. Dunham’s autobiography, All By My Selves will also see publication in November.

Check out Punchline Magazine‘s video interview with Dunham from a few months back below.

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