Is Bert Kreischer Chunk from Goonies?


Bert Kreischer is an American podcaster, actor, comedian and reality T.V host. He was born in Tampa, Florida. In 1997, he was named in Rolling Stone as “the top partyer at the number one party school in the country”.

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Bert Kreischer became the inspiration for the 2002 movie, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder which even starred Ryan Reynolds. He was actually never featured in the film or involved in it in any way. However, he decided not to sue National Lampoon executives.


Bert Kreischer is married to LeeAnn, a podcaster, and they have two daughters. The names of their girls are Georgia and Ila. Kreischer lives in Los Angeles, California, with his family.  Bert has been known to talk about his family in his comedic performances. He even said his daughters have inherited his foolishness.

Another fun fact about Bert Kreischer is that he acted as Chunk in the 80s classic “The Goonies”.