American stand-up comedian and actor Carvey, is best known for appearing on seven seasons of Saturday Night Live. Dana Carvey has a net worth of approximately $25 million as at 2022.
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|Full Name||Dana Thomas Carvey|
|Birth Date/Age||June 2, 1955 / 66 Years Old|
|Birthplace||Missoula, Montana, USA|
|Source of wealth||Comedy/Acting|
|Relationship Status||Married to Paula Zwagerman|
|Height||5 ft. 8 in. / 173 cm.|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
Dana Thomas Carvey was the child of Bud and Billie Dahl in Missoula Montana. His father was a high-school business teacher while his mother taught lower grades.
Carvey grew up with four siblings. His three brothers’ names are Scott, Mark, and Brad, who designed the Video Toaster. Dana has a sister named Lori. They were raised Lutheran, and have English, German and Irish ancestry.
He was five years old when his family moved to San Carlos in California, near San Francisco. Eventually, he would graduate from Carlmont High School.
Afterward, he enrolled at a community school named College of San Mateo before attending San Francisco State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications.
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Dana Carvey Net Worth & Career
Carvey won the San Francisco Stand Up Comedy Competition in 1977. This earned him local fame. In the 1980s, Carvey was first to book acting roles when he appeared as One of the Boys and Halloween II.
After a few more small parts on screen, Carvey landed his big break co-starring alongside Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster in Tough Guys.
The same year in 1986, he joined the cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live and it didn’t take long for him to become a household name. He is well-known for his contributions to the revival of the show with his beloved characters such as the Lady of the Church.
Carvey’s other memorable characters include Garth Algar, Hans, the Grumpy Old Man, and Ching Chang. He was able to do a great impression of President George H.W. Bush was also impersonated throughout the 1988 election.
Carvey’s work on SNL ultimately earned him an Emmy. Emmy Award 1993: Outstanding Individual Performance in Variety or Music Program. He was also nominated six times for Emmys.
From 1992 to 1993, Carvey and Mike Meyers joined forces to release a pair of Wayne’s World films. The original movie grossed over $180million, and the sequel made $72million worldwide.
Carvey starred and co-wrote the film The Master of Disguise. The film is now considered to be one of the worst films ever made and it managed to gross $43.4million.
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In fact, he launched his own podcast with David Spade called “Fly on the Wall” where they commonly have high-profile guests. They have had Tom Hanks, Conan O’Brien, Tina Fey, and others on thus far.
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Carvey married Leah, his childhood sweetheart, in 1979. After Carvey fell in love with Paula Zwagerman, the couple divorced. Dana and Paula became engaged one year later. They were married in 1983.
Dex and Thomas were born to the couple. The family currently resides in Mill Valley in Marin County, California.
In 1997, Carvey had a blocked coronary artery that required a heart bypass surgery. After the surgeon mistakenly operated on the wrong artery, Carvey successfully sued for $7.5 million in damages. He did a great job. Donated the money Give to charity
Dana Carvey net worth
Over three decades of steady work in the industry, Dana Carvey has amassed a net worth of $25 million. Entertainment business. He has made an income from Saturday Night Live, television and movies, as well his current ventures.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – APRIL 20: Comedian Dana Carvey performs on stage at the Dr. Ken Comedy Night at The Laugh Factory on April 20, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty images for Sony Pictures Television