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American comedian Jeff Foxworthy, who hails from the South, is known for spoofing "rednecks." He starred in the situation comedy The Jeff Foxworthy Show.
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Foxworthy has been very successful marketing his comedic insights into the identification and spoofing of "rednecks, " so-called country dwellers who generally lack sophistication. Foxworthy, with roots deep in the South, counts himself as a typical "redneck." Riding the popularity of the country music wave during the 1990s, Foxworthy has parlayed his southern brand of humor into his own huge popularity. With a television situation comedy, several sound recordings, and many books,
Foxworthy has become virtually a household word.
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