Who is Beetlejuice?
Beetlejuice was born as Lester Green, on 2 June 1968, in Browns Mills, New Jersey USA – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor and a comedian, who’s still possibly known best for having performed comedy on the talk-show “Howard Stern” in 17 episodes between 1999 and 2004; it aired from 1994 to 2005, starred Howard Stern, Robin Quivers and Matt Sager, and numbered close to 4,000 episodes.
Early life and health
Beetlejuice was born with the medical condition microcephaly – dwarfism – which is the cause behind his intellectual disability and his small head and body. He was raised in Jersey City alongside his five siblings by their mother Laura ‘Lillie’ Green, and their father Christopher Palid; nothing is known about Beetlejuice’s family, as they prefer to be left out of media.
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He studied at a local high school, and it was during his four years there that he became interested in comedy and acting; he matriculated in 1986. Beetlejuice was spotted by Sean Rooney while he was spending time at a bar close to his home, and Sean became his manager; he joined Sean’s dwarf tossing company, and was nicknamed ‘Beetlejuice’ because of his resemblance to the lead character from the eponymous critically acclaimed 1988 fantasy comedy movie. Sean passed away in 2009, and Beetlejuice’s brother, Bobby Rooney became his new manager.
Career as an actor
Beetlejuice has six acting credits. He made his debut film appearance in the popular 2001 comedy “Scary Movie 2”, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and which starred Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans and Antony Acker.
It follows four teenagers who have been tricked into spending the night at a haunted house by their professor Oldman, and the movie won three of the eight awards for which it was nominated. The same year saw Beetlejuice play Li’l Zip in the hit romantic adventure comedy “Bubble Boy”, which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Swoosie Kurtz.
He made his debut TV series appearance with his portrayal of Super Juice, in a 2003 episode of the musical comedy “Doggy Fizzle Televizzle”. In 2005, Beetlejuice voiced Zeke in the video game “True Crime: New York City”, and in 2006, he voiced a character in the episode “Staff Films” of the comedy series “Howard Stern on Demand”.
His only other acting credit has been his portrayal of Hairless Cat in the 2014 comedy movie “Apartment Troubles”, written and directed by Jennifer Prediger and Jess Weixler, who also starred in it; the movie follows two roommates who are about to be evicted, and have thus decided to move to Los Angeles, California. The film was nominated for two awards.
In 2001, Beetlejuice could’ve been heard in an episode of “The Howard Stern Radio Show”, and the same year saw him appear in the episode “Area 69” of the “Baywatch” parody show, “Son of the Beach”.
In 2009, he starred in the reality show “The Killers of Comedy: On the Road”, alongside Roger Black and Reverend Bob Levy, and the following year saw him appear in the pilot episode of the reality show “House of Levy”, but which aired only two episodes prior to being cancelled.
In 2012, Beetlejuice appeared as himself in the horror comedy movie “Girls Gone Dead”, as well as in the documentary “True Crime: The Movie”. It was written and directed by Marijus Pikelis, starred Russell Wong, Avery Kidd Waddell and Gary Oldman, and follows the development of the series “True Crime”.
Between 1995 and 2019, he appeared as himself in 20 episodes of the popular mystery horror comedy show “Horror Kung-Fu Theatre”, which has been airing since 1990. It stars David Miranda, Willie Tarts and Vinay Sharma, and the show’s a mixture of martial arts and horror movies, comedy skits and interviews with celebrities.
His YouTube channel
Beetlejuice launched his eponymous YouTube channel on 9 November 2019, and has since amassed close to 150,000 subscribers, and more than 20 million views of all his videos combined. He’s mostly focused on uploading comedy content, and we’re going to mention three of his most popular videos, which have helped him attract many subscribers.
His #1 video – “Beetlejuice’s Sister & Mom” – has been viewed more than two million times since 12 April 2020, and features his sister and mother talking with Howard Stern.
His second most popular video “Beetlejuice Speaks Spanish (Howard Stern Show) Part 1” has been watched close to two million times since 16 March 2020, and shows him speaking Spanish on “Howard Stern Show”.
Beetlejuice’s number three most watched video is “Beetlejuice Gets New Teeth (Howard Stern Show) Part 1”, viewed over 1.5 million times since 27 February 2020; the title’s quite self-explanatory.
Love life and wife
Beetlejuice prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but it’s still widely known that he was a married man. In 2003, he exchanged vows with a Puerto Rican woman whose name remains undisclosed, but who is known on the internet as ‘Babyjuice’. The two were apparently introduced by a mutual friend, and they appeared together in an episode of “The Howard Stern Show”.
Beetlejuice and Babyjuice’s marriage apparently lasted for only a couple of months, and it seems that they divorced within a year.
He hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he has perhaps been with; some of his fans believe that he hasn’t been in any other relationships.
Hobbies and other interests
Beetlejuice is highly active on his Instagram account ‘BeetlePimp’, and apparently enjoys the attention which he’s receiving from his close to 2.5 million followers; he’s uploaded over 1,000 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during his everyday life.
He’s a huge fan of football, and has watched numerous games, both live at the field and on TV.
Beetlejuice is into travelling, and his career has taken him to various US states, as well as to a couple of European countries.
He enjoys watching movies late at night, and his favorite actor and actress are Jim Carrey and Julia Roberts, while a couple of his favorite films are “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – When Nature Calls”, “Bruce Almighty” and “Yes Man”.
Age, height and net worth
Beetlejuice’s age is 53. He has short black hair and brown eyes, his height is 4ft 3ins (1.3m) and he weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of January 2022, his net worth has been estimated at over $200,000.