James \"Jim\" Christopher Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice-over artist, and author. His humor largely revolves around fatherhood, observations, and—most notably—food. He is also regarded as a \"clean\" comic, using little profanity in his routines. He has had several successful comedy specials—including Mr. Universe and Jim Gaffigan:Obsessed, both of which received Grammy nominations. His memoir, Dad Is Fat and his most recent book, Food: A Love Story, are both published by Crown Publishers. He co-created and currently stars in a TV Land television series based on his life called The Jim Gaffigan Show.\nHe collaborates extensively with his wife, Jeannie Gaffigan, and together they have five children. They are Catholics, a topic that comes up in his comedy. They live in Manhattan, New York.