Commonly known for his orange afro-style mane, Scott Thompson has made a fortune doing stand-up comedy and appearing in movies and comedy shows. Like many other talents in this same genre, Carrot top had the wherewithal to control his own destiny. Instead of working for someone else, he started his own company, for himself and his act, so that he would be the one calling the shots.
Carrot Top grew up in Florida and attended Florida Atlantic University. He earned a degree in marketing, which he has put to good use in managing his own career. He managed to not only be successful, but to follow in the footsteps of his childhood hero, George Carlin. Carrot Top headlines in his own Vegas show for fifteen weeks each year.
In addition to his Vegas gig, Carrot Top also has a regular role on the new Hollywood squares and special appearances on many TV shows. He made his living early on by doing comedy acts for college campuses, and was voted the most popular stand-up comedian of the year and the performer of the year by the National Association of College Activities in 1993. From there, he managed to amass a net worth of $75 Million. Not bad for a goofy kid who tells jokes.