Chris Faley Biography, Career, Death, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

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Chris Faley Biography

Chris Faley was born on 15 February 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. He was an American actor and comedian. His full name is Christopher Crosby Farley. Similarly, he was widely recognized for hsi performance in Staurday Nights Live, Almost Heroes, Tommy Boy, etc. 

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he was 33 years old when he died. He stood at the height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighed around 130 Kg. Additionally, he had blue eyes and blonde hair.


He was found dead on 18 December 1997 in his apartment in the John Hancock Center. Later it was found that he died of an accidental overdose of cocaine and morphine. His funeral was held on 23 December 1997 where over 500 people attended to tribute him for his works as an actor and comedian.   

Relationship Status

Before his death, he was linked with actress Karen Duffy in the year 1997. But the things didn’t work out between them which ended their short relationship.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Tom Farley, Sr. whereas his mother’s name is Mary Anne Farley. He also had three younger brothers, John Patrick Farley, Kevin Peter Farley, and Tom Farley Jr., and a sister named Barbara Farley.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education profile, he studied at Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart. He then enrolled in Marquette University and graduated with a double major in theatre and communications in 1986.


The American actor and comedian started his career by playing the role of man in Bio-Man, a Toei Company’s sentai metaseries. Similarly, he then performed various characters in Saturday Night Live, an American late-night live television sketch comedy. He played in 100 episodes of Saturday Night Live from the year 1990 to 1995. Likewise, he had played in several movies, shows, and TV series such as Roseanne, The Jackie Show, etc.

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Besides, he was best known for playing the role of Tommy in Tommy Boy for which he and David Spade received  MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo, performance in Saturday Night Live, etc. Moreover, he played the role of Jimmy Npo-Nose which was released in 1998 as his last work. 

Chris Faley’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Chris Faley.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Chris Faley? How much was his net worth and How rich was he in 1997? He had accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 5 million, which he had earned from his successful acting career. The sum of $ 5 million in 1993 equals $ 9 million in 2021 if inflation and other economic factors operated.

Chris Faley Facts

  1. It can be called a god’s work or somoe other kinds of miracle but it was tru that Chris’ idol, John Belushi and he died at the same age because of overdose of same drugs.
  2. On 10 August 2015, a documentary on his life, I Am Chris Farley was telecasted.
  3. Adam Sandler, a famous actor and comedian wrote and performed a tribute song obligated to Farley on the Netfilx stand-up special Adam Sandler.  
  4. He was raised in a Roman Catholic family in  Winconsin.

Quick Information About Chris Faley

Personal Details
Full NameChristopher Crosby Farley
Date of Birth15 February 1964
BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Date of Demise8 December 1997
Place of DeathChicago, Illinois, U.S.
ProfessionActor & Comdian
Zodiac SignAquarius
Body Measurements
Age33 years aged
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight130 Kg 
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Family & Relationship
FatherTom Farley, Sr.
MotherMary Anne Farley
Spouse/GirlfriendKaren Duffy (seperated 1993)
SiblingJohn Patrick Farley (Younger Brother),  Kevin Peter Farley (Younger Brother), Tom Farley Jr. (Younger Brother) & Barbara Farley (Sister)
Education and College
SchoolEdgewood High School of the Sacred Heart
College/UniversityMarquette University & Ark Improve
Debut Bio-Man (1986)
Notable WorkBeverly Hills Ninja, Tommy Boy, Saturday Night Live, etc
Income & Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$ 5 million (1997)
Net Worth (2020)   N/A
Annual Salary   N/A
Income SourceActing
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