Hannibal Buress Net Worth: Charity & Career

American actor, comedian, writer, and producer Hannibal Buress originally Hannibal Amir Buress, has a net worth of $5 Million as of March, 2024.

He started performing as a comedian in 2002. He has starred on Adult Swims, The Eric Andre Show since 2012 and was also featured on Comedy Central’s Board City from 2014 to 2019.

Hannibal Amir Buress was born on February 4th, 1983, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His father, John Buress, was a Union Pacific Railroad employee, and his mother, Margaret, was a teacher.

Named after Carthaginian general Hannibal he was raised in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago.

Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress

A rather interesting incident happened with the actor because of his name when women turn him down because of its association with fictional cannibal Hannibal Lecter.

He attended Steinmetz College Prep and later went to Southern Illinois University Carbondale for higher studies but did not graduate.

While he was in college, he became friends with hip hop artist Open Mike Eagle.

Bruess also worked as a writer on Saturday Night Live.

Similarly, he also wrote for the fifth season of the NBC comedy series 30 Rock.

Even though he worked on SNL from 2009-2010, a whole year as a writer, he left with only one of his sketches have aired on the show.

Quick Facts

Full Name Hannibal Amir Buress
Known as Hannibal Buress
Date of birth February 4th, 1983
Place of birth Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Residency Wicker Park neighborhood, Chicago, United States
Age 41  years old
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Atheist
Gender Male
Sexuality Straight
Horoscope Aquarius
Father John Buress
Mother Margaret Buress
Siblings An Older Sister
Child Not Available
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 m)
Weight 86 Kg or 189.5 Lbs.
Education Steinmetz College Prep, Southern Illinois University
Profession Stand-up comedian, Actor, Writer and Producer
Girlfriend Not Available
Ex.Relationship Not Available
Distinctive Features Buzzcut hairdo & Often has a goatee beard
First Film 2012 Sleepwalk with Me
Social media TwitterInstagramFacebook, YouTube
Net worth       $5 Million
Website Hannibal Buress
Last Update March, 2024

Hannibal Buress Net Worth and Income

Net Worth

Hannibal Buress has worked hard to make a name for himself in the comedy world, and new people know him by his name.

Since the comedian has made a name for himself, his net worth has hiked as well.

He was worth $2 Million in 2019 however comic is worth $5 Million.

Moreover, Buress amassed this wealth from his career as a television and film actor.


Hannibal Buress makes more than $2 50,000 a year. Every year that number increases as his popularity increases.

Buress makes his money primarily from appearances and comedy specials on Comedy Central. He was also paid a handsome amount for co-hosting The Eric Andre Show.

Similarly, he makes thousands of dollars making appearances on numerous other television shows.

Likewise, he also makes appearances on the big screen and gets paid quite handsomely.

Net Worth of Hannibal Buress in Different Currencies

Let us determine the net worth evaluation of Hannibal Buress in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 4,189,325
Pound Sterling £ 3,596,575
Australian Dollar A$ 6,593,870
Canadian Dollar C$ 6,157,525
Indian Rupee ₹ 370,938,000
BitCoin ฿ 146.79

Hannibal Buress Houses and Cars


Apartment, Chicago, Illinois

The comic used to live in New York City but later went back to his Home town Chicago. He owns an apartment in Chicago, which was purchased in 2016.

Hannibal Buress on His Apartment
Hannibal Buress on His Apartment

The place was renovated for new tenants but was only ever used for his own occasional stays.

Not much information about the apartment is available, but the house reportedly has an arcade game room.


Unfortunately, there is no information about the cars owned by the comedian. But we can say it for sure that he owns a good deal of cars with a net worth of $5 Million.

Lifestyle and vacations


The comedian wants to “Soft-retire” by the age of 40, but he wants to make enough money for himself before that.

Even though he has made numerous appearances in multiple television shows and movies, he likes to do stand-up the most.

Buress was arrested in 2017 for disorderly intoxication. The charge was later dropped. He even went on suing Miami police for false arrest.

According to the comedian, his phone died after a night of drinking with friends causing him to approach Verne to ask him to call an Uber.

But Officer Verne declined the request and told him to leave the venue.

Mr. Buress cracked a joke about the officer refused to call a ride for him, but the officer ordered the comedian to leave the street.

He went on the search for a charger, but the officer followed and told him to leave the location.

Buress shouted while walking away from the officer outside the bar, and Verne arrested him on a charge of disorderly intoxication.

The case was swiftly dropped by prosecutors after the comedian was detained for about five hours.

Talking about his apparel, Mr. Buress likes to dress casually.


There is not much information about the comedian’s vacations, but he does want to travel to Belize.


Actor and comedian went as the seventh contestant on the ABC’s 2020 revival of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on April 8th, 2020.

He did manage to win $32,000 for his charity “Melvina Masterminds” after missing his $1, 25,000 question.

Melvina Masterminds is a place to join lifelong learning in the STEM + Arts fields while providing life skills to allow each member to excel and strengthen the community and society.

Similarly, the comedian wants to build An Arts and Technology Center for the future masterminds of the west side.

Likewise, the comedian is also actively involved in Do Something Organization.

It is the largest non-profit organization exclusively for young people and social change to make a real-world impact on causes they care about.

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Movies, Endorsements, Investments and Book Publications


The Primetime Emmy Nominee has 57 credits as an actor, 18 as a writer 9 as a producer, and 2 as a director.

Over the years, he has been a part of numerous movies and television shows.

But he is mostly known for his part in Tag, Neighbors, and Spider-man: Homecoming, and The secret life of pets.

Similarly, he has made an appearance in multiple television series such as Broad City, Hannibal Buress: Handsome RamblerLucas Bros Moving Co.

His 2021 project Spider-man: No Way Home is still in post-production.

Furthermore, Buress was nominated for Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series in 2010.

Similarly, he was nominated for WGA Award for Writers Guild of America for 30 Rock.

Likewise, He was nominated for Teen Choice Award for the 2018 movie Tag.

Apart from that, he was also visited the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on February 25th, 2014.

Similarly, Hannibal has also been seen on talk shows like The Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel! Live!

Moreover, he has released a couple of comedy albums, including My Name is Hannibal, Animal Furnace, and Comedy Camisado.

Besides, he has also appeared as a cast in the role of Officer Watkins in the comedy movie Neighbors. He reprised his role in the movie sequel, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.


The comedian appeared in the commercial for Samsung Pay.

Hannibal Buress on Samsung Pay Commercial
Hannibal Buress on Samsung Pay Commercial

Similarly, the comedian is also a face for the car-sharing app called Turo X.


Even though the comedian has not authored books by himself, he has recommended some books for his fans.

According to Goodreads, he has recommended four books they are

I’m Fine and other lies by Whitney Cummings, You’re doing great by Tom Papa, I Hate Your Guts by Jim Norton and The Iron Will Shoe-shine Cats by Hesh Kestin.


Early Days

Hannibal did comedy for the first time in 2002 while he was attending college.

He made his TV debut in 2007 in “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and also released his first stand-up album, “My Name is Hannibal,” in July 2010.

From 2009 to 2010, he wrote for “Saturday Night Live” and made an appearance on the show twice, in the Megan Fox/U2 episode and the Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys episode.

“Variety” magazine named Buress one of “Ten Comics to Watch in 2010,” and in September of that year, he joined the writing staff of NBC’s “30 Rock.”

Hannibal Buress Performing on Tonight Show
Hannibal Buress Performing on Tonight Show

Buress quit the writing job after six months, but he appeared on the show nine times between 2010 and 2012.

His second album, 2012’s “Animal Furnace,” also aired as a Comedy Central special, and the network aired the special “Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago” in 2014.

In 2016, Netflix released “Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado” and the documentary “Hannibal Takes Edinburgh,” and in 2020, he released his special “Miami Nights” on YouTube.

Similarly, Hannibal has appeared as himself on the television series “Louie,” “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” “Children’s Hospital,” and  “Crashing,” and the films “Sleepwalk with Me” and “The Comedian.”

Career Peak

Hannibal Buress played Officer Watkins in “Neighbors” and 2016’s “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” and Coach Wilson in the blockbuster film “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” which grossed $880.2 million at the box office.

Likewise, He has appeared in the films “The Kings of Summer,” “Daddy’s Home,” “The Nice Guys,” “The Disaster Artist,” “Baywatch,” “Blockers,” and “Slice.”

Moreover, He voices Buddy, the dachshund in the “The Secret Life of Pets” franchise, which has grossed more than $1.3 billion worldwide.

Furthermore, Hannibal has guest-starred on “Kroll Show,” “The Mindy Project,” and “High Maintenance” and done voice acting on “Bob’s Burgers,” “China, IL,” “BoJack Horseman,” and “The Simpsons.”

Also, He played Lincoln Rice on Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” appearing in 28 episodes from 2014 to 2019, and he co-hosted 45 episodes of “The Eric Andre Show” before leaving in 2020.

Additionally, Buress has also appeared in the web series “Hot Ones” (2018) and “The Bob Ross Challenge” (2020), and he can be heard in the video games “Grand Theft Auto V” (2013) and “NBA 2K17” (2016).

Facts About Hannibal Buress

  • Hannibal Buress is available on Tender.
  • He moved to New York City from Chicago in 2008 but later returned to his hometown.
  • His best-known joke is probably “I like burritos more than Jesus because steak burritos are delicious. And they’re real”.
  • Hannibal Buress could not make it to the Spider-Man premiere, so he sent a look-alike.


Who is Hannibal Bures’s girlfriend?

He has managed to keep his personal life to himself. He is probably single as of now.

Where is Hannibal Buress now?

After living awhile in New York City, Hannibal returned to his home town Chicago in 2017 and settled in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

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