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Gallagher Biography: Net Worth, Obituary, Age, Comedian

Gallagher obituary, biography, age, cause of death

Gallagher Comedian Obituary 

Gallagher: Comedian who smashed watermelons with a sledgehammer. He was announced dead on the 11th of November 2022.

Gallagher was a prominent and iconic comedian, popularly known in the 1980’s. He is known as the comedian who smashed more watermelons with a sledgehammer during his career.

Cause of death: He died in Palm Springs, California of organ failure at the age of 76.


Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr. was born on July 24, 1946 (76 years old) in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Anthony studied chemical engineering in the University of South Florida where he earned a degree. He also worked as a road manager for Jim Stafford after his graduation. Soon after that he began his comedy career.

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“We just worked this out recently. I have done 200 shows a year for 35 years, use about nine watermelons a show. So that’s 63,000 watermelons. I have spent over $250,000 of my own money on watermelons.”

Net Worth

Anthony Gallagher had an estimated net worth of $500,000 as at the time of his death.

Anthony Gallagher’s Age

He was born on July 24, 1946 (Age: 76 years old)

Full Name

He was born Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr. famous in the 1970’s and 1980’s for his comedy career.

Date of birth

Born: 24 July 1946, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Date of death 

Friday, 11th November 2022 (Age: 76 years old).

Profession: Stand-up comedian

Children: he was survived by his daughter and her name is Aimee Gallagher

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