Quick Facts of Dana Thomas Carvey

  • Full NameDana Thomas Carvey
  • Net Worth$20 Million
  • Date of Birth02 June, 1955
  • NicknameCarvey
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceMissoula, Montana, U.S.
  • Ethnicity English, German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionStand-Up Comedian, Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1978-Present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseLeah Carvey (m. 1979; div. 1980) Paula Zwagerman (m. 1983)
  • Height5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
  • Education San Francisco State University - degree in broadcast communications
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
  • Children2 - Dex and Thomas Carvey
  • Horoscope Gemini
Dana Carvey

In a world of stressful and monotonous people, some comedians sacrifice for their happiness to make the world a better place for all living beings. Dana Carvey is one of them who is famous for his outstanding comedy. On the other hand, he enjoys giving his hands to the needy, which seems to bring him the joy of happiness on people’s faces.

Carvey is a married man as of 2023. He married twice in his life; he divorced his first wife. But he’s still in a relationship with his second wife, with whom he shares two adorable children.

Who is Dana Thomas Carvey? Know His Bio & Wiki

Dana Carvey is an American stand-up comedian and actor who is widely known for his work in many movies and TV shows. He was born Dana Thomas Carvey on 2nd June 1955, in Missoula, Montana, the U.S. He is an American by his nationality and belongs of Norwegian, English, German, Swedish, and Irish descent.

Similarly, Carvey was raised by his mother, Billie Dahl, a schoolteacher, and Bud Carvey, a high school business teacher. He grew up with his older brother, Brad Carvey, an engineer and designer of a Video Toaster.

Young Dana Carvey
Young Dana Carvey

Carvey attended Tierra Linda Junior High in San Carlos. Later, he enrolled at the Carlmont High School in Belmont, California, where he was a member of the Central Coast Section champion cross country team.

Later, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications from San Francisco State University. He participated in the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition and won the competition in 1977. Since then, his destiny to comedy has started.

How Much Is Dana Carvey’s Salary & Net Worth?

Dana Carvey has an impressive amount of net worth of $20 Million as of 2023. He earned a lucrative salary of $700,000 from Opportunity Knocks in 1990. Currently, his salary is under review. But we assume that he earns a six-figure salary. On the other hand, American actor, singer, and director Juan Pablo Di Pace has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Dana Carvey
Dana Carvey has an incredible net worth of $20 million as of 2023,

Furthermore, he also makes a fruitful fortune from his other works, including advertisements, endorsements, etc., making his net worth plentiful. Carvey bought a house in Mill Valley, California, at the cost of $1.59 Million in January 1993. The house measures 3,961 square feet and has five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms.

Dana Carvey’s Charity Work

Dana Carvey was awarded $8 Million in damages after suffering from angina pectoris and sued for medical malpractice. Later, he gave the money to a charity.

Moreover, he appeared on the show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) in 2000 and won $32,000 for his charity. Besides that, check out the personal and professional life of American actress and television star Landry Bender

Inside Dana Carvey’s Career

Dana Carvey started his career in the 1981 American slasher movie Halloween II where he played the role of an assistant, Barry McNichol. Later, he starred as a mime waiter in the 1984 American mockumentary movie; This Is Spinal Tap. In addition, he also featured in many movies, including Tough Guys, Little Nicky, etc. Further, he voiced the role of Pops in the 2019 movie, The Secret Life of Pets 2.

Carvey made his debut appearance in the American television sitcom, One of the Boys, where he played the role of Adam Shields for 13 episodes. Later, he starred as Clinton Wonderlove in the American drama series Blue Thunder for 10 episodes. He also guests appeared in many TV shows, including Saturday Night Live, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and many more. We can also see him on his social media profile like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where he shares and upload his picture and work-related images.

Who is Dana Carvey’s Wife? His Marriage & Children

Dana Carvey is a married man as of 2023. He met his wife, Paula Zwagerman, while working on the set. Since then, the duo started dating and later engaged in 1981. The couple tied the knot on 8th January 1983 in Missoula. Together, the couple shares two children, Dex Carvery and Thomas Carvey.

Dana Carvey & his former wife, Paula Zwagerman
Dana Carvey & his former wife, Paula Zwagerman

Before Carvey’s marriage with Paula, he married Leah Carvey in 1979. He met her while performing at The Other Cafe in San Francisco. However, their relationship didn’t last for long, and they divorced in 1980 because of some misunderstanding between them. He resides with his family in Mill Valley in Marin County, California.

Interesting Facts about Dana Carvey

  • Carvey formerly worked as a busboy at a Holiday Inn. He is also a very talented drummer.
  • He holds the record for saying, “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” most often.
  • He is a fan of the band, The Village People.
  • As an actor, Carvey was highly influenced by Kirk Douglas.
  • His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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