Who Is Kalman Seinfeld? Father Of Jerry Seindfeld

by Manisha Sat Oct 08 2022 Updated On Sat Jul 15 2023
Who Is Kalman Seinfeld? Father Of Jerry Seindfeld

Kalman Seinfeld is the late father of Jerry Seinfeld, who is a writer, producer, and comedian by profession. 

He was married to Betty Seinfeld, who was a dressmaker. He died at the age of 67. 

Kalman Seinfeld with his wife.
Kalman Seinfeld with his wife. Source: Facebook

Son's Married Life

Jerry is happily married to Jessica Seinfeld. They tied the knot in 1998, a year after dating each other. 

They have been married for more than two decades. Jessica was already married when she met Jerry for the first time. The couple met for the first time in the gym.

But she was struggling with her relationship, and she fell for Jerry.

She got separated from her ex-husband to be with him. Now they are proud parents to their three kids Shepherd Kellen, Julian Kai, and Sascha Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld with his wife.
Jerry Seinfeld with his wife. Source: Today


His son Jerry is 69 years old.

Net Worth

His son Jerry's net worth is estimated to be $950 million

He has earned this fortune from his career as a comedian, actor, producer, and writer

He earned hefty from the sitcom Seinfeld written by himself and Larry David

He is one of the most successful comedians of all time. 

Kalman Seinfeld's wife and their son, Jerry Seinfeld.
Kalman Seinfeld's wife and their son, Jerry Seinfeld. Source: Pinterest

Jerry Once Dated A Teenager

Jerry dated a 17 years old teenager Shoshanna Lonstein when he was 38.

He was in New York central park when a young lady caught his eye. He found her very attractive. He asked for her number immediately. 

Their relationship became serious later. Jerry often used to visit her every weekend at her University

She also used to come to see him in Los Angeles, where he used to live. They got separated in 1997

Lonstein said she wanted to run and play, but Jerry was always busy making TV shows

Later in a radio interview, Jerry admitted she was the only young girl with whom he ever went out, but he denied that they were dating. 

He said that they just went to a restaurant.

Jerry Was Fired From Benson

Years before creating his sitcom Jerry played a role in the broad and silly ABC comedy series Benson.

Jerry played the role of Frankie, who fancied himself to be a standup comedian. 

According to New York Times, the makers of Benson and Seinfeld couldn’t agree on how the character Frankie should be played. 

At last, the producer of the show decided to fire him. 

Many years later, in an interview with the New York Post, he revealed that he was never informed that he was removed from the show. 

He got to know about it when he went to his rehearsal. 

Jerry Talked About Living In The 60s

Jerry said that he felt great when he turned 60.

He said that at 60, you have the right to do everything you were not supposed to do when you were younger. 

He shared he can say no when people ask him to do something. He doesn’t have to give any excuse or explanation. 

He said when people ask him to see things, he doesn’t feel like watching them as he has already seen them or is not interested in seeing them. 

He does not care about anything. 

Jerry Discussed Dealing With His Fans

Jerry said that meeting and greeting fans is part of his job. He shared he didn't want people to yell at him and be touched by strangers. 

He said he wanted to have some civility when they met him. He recalled a guy coming to him and saying he knew you hated everyone. 

He liked his lines. He said his fans knew about his personality and that he was slightly cranky and prickly than they saw him in sitcoms. 

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