Oct. 1st, 1969
Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
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Originally from western North Carolina, Zach moved to New York City after failing his last college class by one point. Zach got his start performing his brand of humor in the back of a hamburger joint in Times Square. He now tours the country, performing in coffee shops and universities. When not performing stand-up, Zach spends time at his home in the mountains of his native North Carolina, where he hopes to open a writer's retreat on a completely self-sustained farm.
- Nephew of former US Congressman Nick Galifianakis (NC) (1967-1973), who ran for US Senate against Jesse Helms in 1972.
- Is of Greek descent.
- Is claustrophobic (Zach Galifianakis: Live).
- Attended North Carolina State University (did not graduate).