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Dana Carvey

Dana Carvey has a Net Worth of $30 million.


Dana Carvey

Who is Dana Carvey?

Dana Carvey is an actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter, producer, and impressionist from the United States. He is a well-known ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member.

Dana Carvey made his film debut in the sequel to Halloween, playing a supporting role. He also played alongside Mickey Rooney, Nathan Lane, and Meg Ryan in the short-lived television sitcom “One of the Boys.”

Dana Carvey- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Dana Carvey is a 65-year-old actor who was born on June 2, 1955. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

He was also born in Missoula, Montana. Dana is of mixed ethnicity and belongs to the United States of America. His ancestors come from England, Germany, Ireland, Norway, and Sweden.

Dana, too, grew up in a Lutheran Protestant family. His parents were both educators, which explains his upbringing.

Billie Dahl, his mother, is a schoolteacher, and Bud Carvey, his father, is a high school business instructor.

Similarly, Dana has a brother named Brad Carvey, who is a Video Toaster engineer/designer. Dana, like her mother, relocated with her family to San Carlos, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area when she was three years old.

Tierra Linda Junior High School in San Carlos was his alma mater. Dana also attended Carlmont High School in Belmont, California, and graduated with honors.

At the College of San Mateo in San Mateo, he was also a part of the Central Coast Section champion cross country squad.

Dana, on the other hand, obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communications from San Francisco State University.

Net Worth of Dana Carvey? Salary, Earnings

The American Comedy Award for Television’s Funniest Supporting Male went to Dana. For his work on Saturday Night Live, he also got a ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.’

Dana is a great actor and comedian with over three decades of experience in the film industry.

Likewise, he has a net worth of $30 million. However, no precise estimate of his asset value exists.

Dana Carvey
Dana Carvey posing for photos. Source: Business Insider

Facts of Dana Carvey

Full Name Dana Carvey
Age 66 years
Birthday 02 Jun
Birthplace Missoula, Montana
Nationality American
Gender Male
Horoscope Gemini
Wife Paula Zwagerman
Net Worth $30 Million
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Profession Actor
Sibling Brad Carvey

Dana Carvey- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

On January 8, 1983, Dana married Paula Zwagerman, and the pair had two children, Dex and Thomas. Dana married Dana, his childhood sweetheart, in 1979.

His previous relationship ended after he met Paula at ‘The Other Café’ in San Francisco, where he was performing. When Dana underwent the wrong cardiac bypass surgery in 1997, she was in a bad condition.

In addition, because the procedure was conducted on the wrong artery, it became obstructed and buried deep into his muscle.

He also continued to suffer from Angima Pectoris as a result of this, and he claimed $7.5 million in damages as a result.

Dana Carvey- Height, Weight, Hair Colour

Dana stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (68 inches) and weighs 68 kilograms. He has fair skin, light brown hair, and blue eyes as well. His bodily measurements, however, remain unavailable.

Dana Carvey- Professional Career

Dana made his film debut in the sequel to Halloween, playing a supporting role. He also played alongside Mickey Rooney, Nathan Lane, and Meg Ryan in the short-lived television sitcom “One of the Boys.”

Dana had tiny appearances in films like ‘This is Spinal Tap’ and the action series ‘Blue Thunder’ in the early stages of his career.

In addition, he shot to fame in 1986 after starring in the film ‘Tough Guys.’ After acting with Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster, Dana had a dream come true.

He is a major Kirk Douglas enthusiast who left an adoring influence on his senior. After joining the cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live in 1986, Dana became a household name.

The show regained its dwindling popularity, and SNL was once again the most viewed television show. Phil Hartman, Kevin Nealon, Jan Hooks, and Victoria Jackson are among the newcomers to the show.

Dana also rose to prominence on the show after portraying ‘The Church Lady,’ an uptight, condescending, and devout presenter of the Church Chat.

He also based a woman’s persona on someone he knew from church when he was younger who was always keeping track of churchgoers’ attendance.

Similarly, one of Dana’s own characters is Garth Algar from Wayne’s World. His brother Hans from ‘Hans and Franz,’ as well as The Grumpy Old Man from Weekend Update appearances, inspired this character.

Dana also became well-known for mimicking George H.W. Bush during the presidential race, which led to him being cast as the principal actor in the show’s regular political sketches.

Dana also played Ross Perot in the United States of America’s 1992 presidential election campaign.

In a Prime-time special presentation co-starring his co-actor Phil Hartman, he portrayed George H.W. Bush and Ross Perot in a three-way debate with Bill Clinton.

Dana quit the show in 1993 to pursue an acting career. In the same way, he got his first break in the comedy ‘Opportunity Knocks.’

The audience, on the other hand, did not give it a lot of love. He also starred in movies like ‘Clean Slate’ and ‘Trapped in Paradise.’

Dana also starred in ‘The Master of Disguise,’ a thriller comedy film. Dana became a frequent on reality shows after acting in a few films.

He was a regular guest on the popular ‘The Larry Sanders Show.’ Dana Carvey’s own reality show, ‘The Dana Carvey Show,’ premiered in 1996. However, after only a few episodes, the show is canceled after only a month due to a lack of viewership.

In 2011, Dana participated in several reality shows, including ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and ‘Live with Regis and Kelly.’

She also made an appearance in the American comedy film ‘Jack and Jill,’ and was a guest host on ‘Live with Kelly.’

Dana Carvey- Social Media Status

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Quick Facts of Dana Carvey

  • He is net worth is $30 million.
  • Dana became a household name after joining the cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live in 1986.
  • Dana became well-known for impersonating the president, which led to him being cast as the lead actor in the show’s regular political sketches.
  • He also played the role of Ross Perot in the 1992 presidential election campaign in the United States of America.
  • He also left the show in 1993 to pursue a career in acting.