David Spade Net Worth: $70 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$70 Million (approx.)|
|Salary:||$150 Thousand Per Episode (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 22, 1964|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor, Television producer, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Television presenter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
David Spade net worth is around $70 million. David Spade is a famous american actor, stand-up comedian, television host, and writer.
David was a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, and he later began an acting career in both film and television.
What is David Spade Net Worth?:
David Spade net worth is around $70 million dollars. David Spade has made this wealth through his movies, television roles and an impressive real estate portfolio.
David Spade Salary:
David Spade’s Salary is $150k Per Episode. For the many seasons of “Just Shoot Me!” David received $150,000 per episode. Before fifth season David salary was jumped to $300,000 per episode. This worked out to $6.6 million per season. In total David Spade recieved around $30 million in base salary before royalties from this series.
At the peak of his time on “Rules of Engagement”, David Spade made $150,000 per episode. This worked out to around $3.6 million per season.
David Spade Biography:
|Rеаl Nаmе:||Dаvіd Wауnе Ѕраdе|
|Віrth Dаtе:||Јulу 22, 1964|
|Віrth Рlасе:||Віrmіnghаm, Місhіgаn, U.Ѕ|
|Сhіldrеn/Кіdѕ (Ѕоn аnd Dаughtеr):||Yеѕ (Наrреr Ѕраdе)|
|Іѕ Dаvіd Ѕраdе Gау?:||Nо|
|Рrоfеѕѕіоn:||Fіlm рrоduсеr, tеlеvіѕіоn реrѕоnаlіtу, ѕtаnd-uр соmеdіаn аnd асtоr|
|Ѕаlаrу:||150,000$ реr еріѕоdе|
|Nеt Wоrth:||$70 mіllіоn|
David Spade was born on July 22, 1964, in Birmingham, Michigan to his parents Judith and Warne Spade. David has two brothers, Andy and Bryan. The family shifted to Scottsdale, Arizona when David was 4 years old, and his parents divorced soon after.
The brothers were raised in poverty, primarily by their mother. David Spade graduated from Saguaro High School before attending Scottsdale Community College, followed by Arizona State University.
A member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, David Spade graduated in 1986 with a business degree. The university had a sketch comedy show called Farce Side Comedy hour that David Spade would regularly perform in.
David also did stand-up throughout college at Greasy Tony’s Pizza in Tempe, AZ. His brother Andy Spade went on to co-found hugely successful handbag company Kate Spade with his wife, Kate, who tragically took her own life in 2018.
David Spade Saturday Night Live:
David Spade moved to Los Angeles and continued doing stand up. David got his big break when fellow comedian Dennis Miller helped get David a job on “Saturday Night Live” in 1989.
David Spade started out as a writer, then made his way to cast member. David’s sarcastic style ensured many of his sketches becoming instant classics, especially when paired with fellow cast member and friend Chris Farley.
The two had such excellent chemistry together in memorable recurring sketches like Gap Girls and Matt Foley that SNL producer Lorne Michaels got the idea to pair the two together on the big screen.
Michaels thought up and produced “Tommy Boy” in 1995, with Farley playing the role of the lovable irresponsible goofball and David Spade serving as the “straightman.” 1996 saw the two team up again for “Black Sheep”, with largely the same formula. The films were met with lukewarm critical reviews, but became box office hits and cult classics among SNL fans.
Farley’s death from a drug overdose in 1997 was so devastating for the David that he could not attend his funeral, sparking rumors that maybe there had been a feud between them. David Spade has stated in multiple interviews that it was simply too much for him to handle emotionally to see his close friend “in a box”.
David Spade After SNL
In 1997 David landed a role on the NBC office comedy “Just Shoot Me”, which lasted until 2003. He was doing voice work for “Beavis and Butthead” and producing his own television series, “Sammy”.
In 2004, following the death of John Ritter, David Spade joined the cast of “8 Simple Rules” for the show’s final season.
Beginning in 2005, David Spade hosted Comedy Central’s “The Showbiz Show With David Spade” for 3 seasons, in which he poked fun of Hollywood and celebrities in a throwback to his “Hollywood Minute” sketch on Saturday Night Live.
David Spade next big TV role was “Rules of Engagement” which lasted from 2007 – 2013. David Spade has had a brief but impressive film career. Along with “Black Sheep” and “Tommy Boy,” he played one of the lead role in the 2001 comedy film “Joe Dirt” and “Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser”, both of which he co-wrote with Fred Wolf.
David Spade played a major role yet again in 2003’s “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star”, also co-written with Wolf and produced by former fellow “Saturday Night Live” cast member Adam Sandler.
Sandler also produced major box office hits including 2010’s “Grown Ups” and “Grown Ups 2” in 2013, which gave Spade a leading role.
David Spade Accolades:
David Spade was nominated for 3 Emmy awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program during his time on SNL. David Spade was nominated for an Emmy and 2 Golden Globes for his work on “Just Shoot Me” as Dennis Finch. David Spade received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2003.
David Spade children:
David Spade has dated many famous women including Heather Locklear, Julie Bowen, Teri Hatcher, and Naya Rivera. David was at one point described as the “Bachelor-era George Clooney of the comedy world” by E! News. David Spade has a daughter, Harper, born in 2008, with former Playboy Playmate Jillian Grace.
David Spade has never been married.
David Spade philanthrophy:
David Spade donated $100,000 to the Phoenix police department in December 2005. Spade donated $200,000 to Oklahoma tornado victims in May 2013.
Other significant contribution include $100,000 to the ALS ice bucket challenge in 2014, and another $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, after his sister-in-law’s tragic suicide.
David Spade lives in Beverly Hills, CA, and his home was burglarized in June 2017.
David Spade Interesting facts:
- David Spade was Spelling Bee champ, member of the School Chess Club who made it to State Finals, and a member of Mensa. Spade even read 47 books for a contest once.
- David Spade and his brother would keep rattlesnake as pets while growing up
- David Spade discovered his funny side in high school when he “quit being smart and started having friends.”
- David Spade was attacked by his assistant when he was sleeping on November 29, 2000. David Warren “Skippy” Malloy attacked Spade with a stun gun after breaking into his home early in the morning. David struggled free from Malloy and locked himself in a bathroom with a shotgun until police came. Malloy pleaded guilty and avoided jail time. Malloy received 5 years probation, mandatory counseling for drug and psychological problems, and an order to stay at least 100 yards from David Spade. He was given 480 hours of community service.
- David Spade may be a comedian-writer-actor now, but there was a time when Spade worked as a busboy, a valet-parking attendant, and as an employee at a skateboard shop.
- Spade’s big break came in 1989, when he was showcased on HBO on their 13th Annual Young Comedian’s Show.
- David Spade spent his first $6,000 in cash from Police Academy 4 on a crappy Honda Accord that was stolen an hour later. He later borrowed another 6k from Bobcat Goldthwait to buy another crappy Honda Accord.
- David’s personal assistant, Skippy, attempted to murder him one night.
- Sean Penn gave David his first tattoo, a Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes.
- David gives readers a hilarious chapter on dating advice. His most valuable may be: “Never tickle a girl when she has diarrhea.”
- When David started out, his standup routine included props that he carried in his mother’s blue suitcase.
- David’s single mom couldn’t afford childcare, so she would sometimes drop her three sons off at one end of the desert, equipped with guns and bag lunches, for a day-long hike.
- David spent much of his childhood collecting rocks.