David Spade Biography
|Popular Name:||David Spade|
|Birth Name:||David Wayne Spade|
|Birth Date:||22 July 1964|
|Birth Place:||Birmingham, Michigan , U.S.|
|Years active:||1987 till date|
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2020|
David Spade is an actor, writer, producer, stand-up comedian, and television host from Michigan, United States. He participated in the program “Saturday Night Live” in the 1990s before starting his acting career in both television and film. He also co-starred or starred in the films Grown Ups (2010), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Police Academy 4 (1987), Tommy Boy (1995), Joe Dirt (2001), Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (2015), Black Sheep (1996), and Father of the Year (2018) among others. David Spade net worth 2020 comprises of all that he has earned as a professional actor, writer, and comedian.
Early Life & Childhood
David Spade was born David Wayne Spade in Birmingham Michigan, United States, on July 22, 1964, to Wayne and Judith Spade, and he also has two brothers. His family relocated to Scottsdale Arizona when he was still a child, and he attended Saguaro High School and also Scottsdale Community College. In 1986 he graduated from Arizona State University with a business degree. In his time as a student, he was notorious for performing standup comedy at the University’s comedy show.
Professional life & Career
It all started when David Spade joined the “Saturday Night Live” regular cast in 1990 as a member of the show and writer. He gained a lot of acknowledgement in the industry for his work with the Saturday Night Live show and remained there for six years. In 1995 he and a fellow cast member of the show, Chris Farley starred in a comedy “Tommy Boy”. The following year they also starred in another comedy “Black Sheep”, and the actor began to get highly popular. The new millennium was a good one for David Spade net worth and popularity as he started to get more acting roles. In 2001 he played Joe Dirt in another comedy movie, and appeared regularly for Capital One commercials for four straight years from 2002-2006. He became part of sitcom “Rules of Engagement” which ran for six years from 2007 – 2013, where he appeared as the character Russell Dunbar.
In 2010 he played the role of Marcus Higgins in the comedy film ‘Grown Ups’, starring alongside some of the biggest actors in the industry including Kevin James, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, and Chris Rock. Three years later, he reappeared in ‘Grown Ups 2′.
David Spade net worth comprises of all that he has earned as a professional actor, writer, and comedian. He has been part of the ensemble cast of 2 long-running sitcoms: Rules of Engagement (2007–2013), and Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003). Additionally, he starred as C.J. Barnes in the popular sitcom “8 Simple Rules” (2004–2005). For his remarkable performance in the sitcom “Just Shoot Me!”, he was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. In animation, he voiced the character Kuzco in the animated film “The Emperor’s New Groove” (2000) and its sequel, “Kronk’s New Groove” (2005). He also voiced the red panda Aliur in the 2013 animated film “Snowflake, the White Gorilla”. In the Hotel Transylvania Film series (2012-2018), he voiced Griffin the Invisible Man. Furthermore, he hosts the late-night talk show “Lights Out with David Spade”, and also voiced Ranger Frank in “The Rugrats Movie”.
Awards & Achievements
In 1996, David Spade won an MTV Movie Award for his performance in the movie Tommy Boy. He was twice nominated for Golden Globe Award for the television series Just Shoot Me in 1999 and also in the following year.
At 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in 2003, he received a Star On the Walk of Fame in the “Motion Picture” category.
David has the dubious record of winning in 2012 a “Razzie Award” for “Worst Supporting Actress” for his role as Monica in the film, “Jack and Jill”.
Personal Life & Children
David Spade is not married. He has a daughter, Harper, who was born from his relationship with Playboy Playmate Jillian Grace.
His love for charity works led him to donate $100,000 to the police department of Phoenix, his hometown in 2005. The money was meant to provide patrol officers with 50 semi-automatic rifles. He also donated $200,000 for the relief program of the Oklahoma tornado on May 20, 2013, and also donated another $100,000 toward the “ALS ice bucket challenge” in 2014. In June 2018, he donated $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) after his sister-in-law Kate Spade’s suicide attempt.
David Spade resides in his Beverly Hills home in California, which was burglarized in June 2017.
David Spade has a body weight of 78kg. He is 168cm tall, wears a blonde color hair, and has blue eyes.
David Spade Net Worth
While the actor may not be much in body size, David Spade net worth surely is. For all that we know, most of the actor’s wealth has come from his film and television appearances as an actor, and also from his works as a producer, dancer, musician, and writer. He is one of the most famous comedians in the world today and he has earned the opportunity to work with many big names in the industry. From an ordinary college comedian, David Spade net worth started to accumulate as soon as he became cast member of “SNL”. His comedic style which mostly involves self-depreciation and sarcasm helped him get a lot of roles in films and other projects.
His mansion in Malibu has been listed for a whooping $10 million. He resides in Beverly Hills California in a lavish house valued at over $4 million.
As of March 2020, David Spade net worth is $60 million.