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Joey Diaz Net Worth: Joey Diaz is a Cuban-American actor and comedian who has a net worth of $ 500,000. Joey Diaz, born in Havana, Cuba, in 1963, grew up in New Jersey and battled law enforcement as a teenager after his parents died. He enrolled at the University of Colorado at Boulder but was arrested for serious robberies and kidnappings and spent time behind bars. Diaz says his comedy career began while he was in jail after entertaining other inmates when the projector broke during a movie night. Upon his release, Diaz moved to Los Angeles to take advantage of the city's open mic nights and began working on television and film. He landed parts in "Spider-Man 2", "Taxi" and "Law & Order" before getting a role in 2005 "The Longest Yard" as a convict. He also appeared several episodes of "My Name Is Earl" a few years later. Additional TV and Movie Credits include "The Dog Who Saved Christmas", "Grudspiel", "My Life At 26", "The Dark Night", "Wizards Of Waverly Place", "Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star" , and "The Mentalist". Diaz lives in Los Angeles but ran a charity stand-up event to raise funds at North Bergen High School in his former New Jersey town.