Who is Beetlejuice? Lester Green is called by the name of Beetlejuice. An American entertaining actor who became famous for his crude sense of humor played on “The Howard Stern Show”. For his tremendous contributions to the show, he was named the greatest “Wack Packer” of all time. He is also famous for being the title of “Bubble Boy” and “Scary Movie 2”.
Here, we will take a look at his entire life and try to know everything about him like his early life, parents, educational background, rise to stardom, acting career, net worth, later career, personal life, and more. Stay reading to know about an interesting guy like Beetlejuice.
Early Life, Parents, Educational Background
Beetlejuice or Lester Napoleon Green was born on June 2, 1968, in a city of New Jersey called Jersey City. Christopher Palid and Laura Green are his parents whose professions have not been revealed. He was born with a critical medical condition called microcephaly. In microcephaly conditions, the brain remains under-developed and for that, the head becomes smaller than a normal baby. He also got a short stature of 1.3 meters.
Realizing his abnormal developmental issues, a member of the Ringling Brothers (one of his uncles) circus freak show, had wanted to take him into the show at the age of seven.
However, his mother rejected the offer and decided to educate him instead to hold the American nationality. Beetlejuice attended a school named Anthony J. Infante No. 31 Elementary School which is located in Jersey City. There he got actor Jerry O’Connell’s mother as his teacher. His educational life was fruitful as he was remarkably bright in school. As a result, he spent the whole of his early life in Jersey City.
Rise of His Famous Stardom
During Beetlejuice’s early career, one day he met Sean Rooney at a bar. Sean Rooney became his manager as a nightclub comedian and entertainer for his acts. For a short period of his time, he performed as a wrestler on the WCW (World Championship Wrestling) show, where he often faced off against the wrestlers who were larger than him.
However, after ending his wrestling career, In 1999, he made an appearance on “The Howard Stern Show” with a little person like him. Which made him become a regular guest on the show.
The fame he earned from “The Howard Stern Show” helps him to get roles in movies like ‘Bubble Boy’ and ‘Scary Movie 2‘.
By appearing on the cover song of “Porn Again”, he ventured into hip-hop. With “Smut Peddlers” hip-hop group he debuts his first hip-hop music album where he was featured on three songs.
In 2002, for the first time, he appeared in a music video song by rapper N.O.R.E named Grimey’. In late 2004, he created a song in the studio with the title ‘This Is Beetle’.This song was produced by Richard Christy who was the producer of “The Howard Stern Show”.
In 2009, he started appearing continuously on the show which made him earn his own show, “This is Beetle”, where the daily insights of his struggles were provided due to both his disabilities and fame.
Rise to Fame for “The Howard Stern Show”
Beetlejuice started pursuing his career as a comedian after failing in wrestling. Then he started his career as a part of Sean’s dwarf tossing company. Where he earned the nickname “Beetlejuice” by playing a character in the film as the title of Beetlejuice.
On July 14, 1999, he made his debut on “The Howard Stern Show”. Alongside Frank’s ‘Third Degree’ Burns – Stern Show was more delighted with his appearance. The Show named him a lifetime guest. This decision made Beetlejuice one of the most popular guests on “The Howard Stern Show” with his repeated appearances.
At the time of the 2000 US Senate election in NY, he appeared in the campaign parody as “Beetlejuice For Senate”.This campaign was created for ‘The Howard Stern Show’.
Thereafter, he performed his own song “This Is Beetle”, which is also known as “The Beetlejuice Song”. This song was later recorded by Richard Christy, and covered by a band called “Blues Traveler and Staind”.
Beetlejuice eventually gained huge fame by being a part of Stern’s Wack Pack, which was made with a group of personalities who were famous in the show, and he was named the greatest Wack Packer of all time in 2015 by Stern.
Career as an Actor
Beetlejuice is also famous as an actor. He debut as an actor in “Scary Movie 2” directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It was a comedy horror film where he appeared as shorty’s brain.
After this, he appeared in a film series called the “Scary Movie”. Though his film was successful at the box office it received many negative reviews. Its worldwide gross was $140 million against the budget of only $45.
In the same year, he appeared in the comedy film “Bubble Boy” with the role of Li’l Zip, co-starring alongside Swoosie Kurtz, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Marley Shelton.
Two years later, he had a guest part as “Super Juice” in an episode of “Doggy Fizzle Televizzle” which is an MTV comedy sketch show, and in 2005 provided his voice in the open-world action-adventure video game called “ Zeke”.
Social Media Activities of Beetlejuice
For his tremendous popularity, Beetlejuice has become a big social media sensation. He has an official Instagram account with 2.3 million followers which is increasing fast day by day. His Instagram username is beetlepimp.
He also has an official Twitter account with over 434.5K followers which is also increasing fast. The name of his Twitter profile is Beetlejuice Green and the username is the same as Instagram.
Moreover, on 8 November 2014, he started his official YouTube channel with the name of ‘Beetlepimp Official’ with a lot of subscribers.
In 2022 he opens a TikTok account also with the name of @officialbeetlepimp.
Beetlejuice guy’s Net Worth
In 2022, Beetlejuice’s net worth is estimated at over $200,000+. Most parts of his earnings largely come from his successful involvement in acting in the entertainment industry. He has also increased his earnings by creating sponsored posts across different types of social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Video monetization platforms like Youtube and TikTok.He also earns by selling his line of merchandise.