Quick Facts of Dana Thomas Carvey
- Full NameDana Thomas Carvey
- Net Worth$20 Million
- Date of Birth1955 /06 /02
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceMissoula, Montana, U.S.
- EthnicityEnglish, German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish
- ProfessionStand-Up Comedian, Actor
- Active Year1978-Present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBrown
- 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 (42k followers), Twitter (224K followers)
- Children2 - Dex and Thomas Carvey
In the world of stressful and monotonous peoples, 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 ones, which seem to bring him the joys of happiness on the faces of peoples.
Carvey is a married man as of 2019. He married twice in his life; he divorced with 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? 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 as Dana Thomas Carvey on 2nd June 1955, in Missoula, Montana, the U.S. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to Norwegian, English, German, Swedish, and Irish descent. 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 Video Toaster.
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. 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 started.
Inside of Dana Carvey’s Career
Dana Carvey started his career from the 1981 American slasher movie, Halloween II where he played the role of an assistant, Barry McNichol. Later, he starred as 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. Recently, he voiced for the role of Pops in the 2019 movie, The Secret Life of Pets 2.
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#Repost @sternshow with @make_repost ・・・ Three weeks before shooting #WaynesWorld with Mike Myers, @thedanacarvey quit the film. He tells Howard he only came back after he was able to rewrite his character’s scenes in the script. Watch his full interview on the @siriusxm app!
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.
How much is Dana Carvey’s Salary & Net Worth?
Dana Carvey has an impressive amount of net worth of $20 Million as of 2019. He earned a lucrative salary of $700,000 from Opportunity Knocks back in 1990. Currently, his salary is under review. But, we assume that he earns a six-figure salary. He also makes a fruitful amount of fortune from his other works which include advertisements, endorsements, etc that makes his net worth plentiful.
Dana Carvey’s House
Dana Carvey bought a house in Mill Valley California at the cost of $1.59 Million in January of 1993. The house measures 3,961 square feet and consists of five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms.
Dana Carvey’s Charity Work
Dana Carvey was awarded $8 Million in damages after suffering from angina pectoris, sued for medical malpractice. Later, he gave the money to the charity. He appeared on the show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) in 2000 and won $32,000 for his charity.
Who is Dana Carvey’s Wife? His Marriage & Children
Dana Carvey is a married man as of 2019. He met his wife, Paula Zwagerman while working on the set. Since then, the duo started dating each other and later also engaged in 1981. The couple tied the knot on 8th January 1983, in Missoula. Together, the couple shares two children, Dex, and Thomas Carvey.
Prior to Carvey’s marriage with Paula, he was married to 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. Currently, he resides in Mill Valley in Marin County, California with his family.
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 having said “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.