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SpouseMichelle Giarraputo
FactAdam Sandler's producing partner at Happy Madison Productions.

Jack Giarraputo is an American film producer, best known for his work on the “Ace Ventura” franchise and “The Nutty Professor” films.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Giarraputo began his career as a stand-up comedian before moving into television production. He worked on a number of sitcoms in the 1980s and 1990s, including “Cheers” and “Seinfeld”.

In 1994, Giarraputo teamed up with Jim Carrey to produce “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”. The film was a huge success, grossing over $100 million at the box office.

Giarraputo went on to produce a number of other films starring Carrey, including “The Mask”, “Dumb and Dumber”, and “The Nutty Professor”. He also produced the “Ace Ventura” sequel, “When Nature Calls”, and the “Nutty Professor” sequel, “The Klumps”.

In recent years, Giarraputo has produced a number of films for Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, including “Grown Ups”, “Just Go with It”, and “That’s My Boy”. He also produced Sandler’s Netflix film, “The Ridiculous 6”.

Giarraputo has a net worth of $200 million. He has been married to his wife, Laurie, since 1988. They have two children together.

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Full NameJack Giarraputo
ProfessionTelevision producer, Film producer
EducationNew York University


SpouseMichelle Giarraputo
ChildrenDuke Giarraputo, Ace Giarraputo


MoviesGrown Ups, Grown Ups 2, Blended, 50 First Dates, Just Go With It, Jack and Jill, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Big Daddy, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, The Waterboy, That's My Boy, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, The Wedding Singer, Click, The Longest Yard, Bedtime Stories, Anger Management, The Benchwa...

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1Adam Sandler's producing partner at Happy Madison Productions.




War of the Exesproducer pre-production
Pixels2015executive producer
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 22015producer
Grown Ups 22013producer
Rules of Engagement2007-2013TV Series executive producer - 98 episodes
Here Comes the Boom2012executive producer
That's My Boy2012producer
Bad Toys II2012Short producer
Jack and Jill2011/Iproducer
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star2011producer
Breaking In2011TV Series executive producer
Just Go with It2011producer
Grown Ups2010producer
The Shortcut2009executive producer
Funny People2009executive producer
Paul Blart: Mall Cop2009producer
Bedtime Stories2008producer
The House Bunny2008producer
You Don't Mess with the Zohan2008producer
Strange Wilderness2008executive producer
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry2007producer
Reign Over Me2007executive producer
The Benchwarmers2006producer
Grandma's Boy2006executive producer
Gay Robot2006TV Movie executive producer
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo2005producer
The Longest Yard2005producer
Todd's Coma2005TV Movie executive producer
Survivor2004TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
50 First Dates2004producer
The Dana & Julia Show2004TV Movie executive producer
The Mayor2003TV Movie executive producer
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003producer
Anger Management2003producer
The Hot Chick2002executive producer
Eight Crazy Nights2002producer
The Master of Disguise2002executive producer
Mr. Deeds2002producer
Joe Dirt2001executive producer
The Animal2001executive producer
Little Nicky2000producer
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo1999executive producer
Big Daddy1999producer
The Waterboy1998producer
The Wedding Singer1998producer
Happy Gilmore1996co-producer
Heavy Weights1995associate producer
Billy Madison1995associate producer


The Ben Stiller Show1992-1993TV Series assistant to Judd Apatow - 13 episodes


The Ben Stiller Show1992TV Series writer - 1 episode


Skull Session: The Making of 'Anger Management'2003Video documentary short special thanks
Identity Crisis: The Making of a Master2003Video documentary short special thanks - as Jack Giarruputo
Man of a Thousand Faces2003Video documentary short special thanks - as Jack Giarruputo
The Magic of Disguise2003Video documentary short special thanks - as Jack Giarruputo
Adam Sandler Goes to Hell2001Video documentary short special thanks
HBO First Look1999TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode

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