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10 Facts About Ron Funches – American Comedian and Writer

Published Sun Jul 07 2019 By Akki
10 Facts About Ron Funches – American Comedian and Writer

Ronald Kyle Funches aka Ron Funches is a success stand-up comedian, who rose to fame after his appearance in NBC comedy TV show Undateable

Funches was born in Los Angeles California on March 12, 1983. He attended Douglas McKay high school at the age of 13 after he moved to Salem, Oregon with his family.

Here are 10 facts about Ron Funches

Net Worth

Get Hard actor has a net worth of $500,000 and his main source of income is from his professional career as a comedian. Ron Funches also generates massive cash as a writer, actor and voice actor. 

According to PayScale, an average comedian earns around $40,000 as an American stand-up comedian.

Ron Funches performing live in the stage.
Ron Funches in stand-up comedian event.
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Ron Funches Son - Malcom Funches

Undateable star has a son Malcolm Funches from his previous relationship in Salem, he hasn't revealed the name or talk about Malcolm's mother.

In the show some time, he speaks out about his son, where he revealed his son has been suffering from autism.

Weight loss

Ron Funches is one of the great examples to overweight people over the world who thinks they can't lose weight, where he lose over 140 pounds. 

Funches used to weigh about 360 pounds and as a stand-up comedian, he had difficulties while performing on stage, where his knees used to hurt. Not only that, he had even problem over breathing. 

The powerless actor took a decision of losing weight when his friends and family were worried about the health problem that he was suffering. He started to work with a personal trainer, exercising daily with diet foods, where he lose 140 pounds and weight 220 pounds. His weight loss helped him in improving his health states including maintaining his status in the Hollywood world. 

Ron Funches caught in the camera while performing on stage.ra while performing on stage.
Ron Funches performing on stage.
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Official Website

Ron Funches has an official website, where people can know about his upcoming events and watch his videos of performing on stage to the show appearance. The websites also include his photo, podcast, and link to the online store, where people can buy his t-shirt and albums.

YouTube Channel

The stand-up comedian has also YouTube Channel 'Ron Funches' with a 7.6k subscriber on his channel. He created on Apr 11, 2009, but started to upload his podcast video from 24th of Aug, 2018. His channel has over 46 videos with 194,519 of total views.

Ron Funches YouTube Channel.
Image Source: Ron Funches

As Comedian

Ron Funches is one of those Stand-up comedians, who had made a name as one of the best comedians in the stage, where he mostly spotted performing live in the shows. His upcoming events are going to be held in places like;  'Turner hall ballroom', Milwaukee, WI, the United States on July 14, and on ' zanies comedy night club', Nashville, August 9, 2019.

Apple Podcast

Being an American comedian, Funches doesn't want to miss a single opportunity to keep his fan connected, where he has apple podcast show "Gettin' Better with Ron Funches" for fans who love to hear about his journey. The show talks about his life, passions, hobbies, and about his journey, where he uploads every week on Tuesday and has over 46 episodes till date.

Ron Funches on the apple podcast.
Ron Funches got caught on camera in his apple podcast.
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As a part of stand-up comedy, Ron Funches is also a writer, who has written scripted for his own shows like; 'Night Night with Ron Funches' (2014) and 'NNWRF' Ep 2. He is also a writer of hit TV shows like; 'Kroll Show', 'The Eric Andre Show', and 'Laugh Factory'. Furthermore, he is the author of humor genre book; 'The Funches of Us' published on December 13, 2015.


Ron Funches started his acting career in 2011 as a Baseball Player through IFC comedy TV series 'Portlandia' episode 6 baseball.

After that, he played as Street Musician in another comedy Television show 'New Girl' episode 27 first date. Later on, he stepped into Hollywood with the role of Jojo in 2015 comedy movie 'Get Hard'. He has also appeared in comedy show 'Undateable' over 36 episodes as Shelly in 2016. Currently, he is working on a project like; 'Sylvie' (2020).

Ron Funches on comedy TV series Undateable.
Ron Funches caught in camera in a set of comedy TV series Undateable.
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Cameo Role

Ron had an opportunity for cameo role after a long time, even he has showed his skills over a stand-up comedian. He had voice acting as 'Cooper' on hit animation film 'Trolls' (2016), directed by Mike Mitchell. 

Ron also did cameo in other animation like; 'Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale' and 'We Bare Bears'. He also had his voice for 2018 adventure video game 'Thief of Thieves' as Hartford. In addition, he has also worked as a commentator for pro wrestling events.

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