An American entertainment artist, Daniel McBride has forayed into various aspects of the industry having experience in acting, comedy, and writing. He is famous for his frequent collaborations with Jody Hill on various projects. Keep reading to know more about Danny McBride’s net worth in 2018.
Born on December 29, 1976, as Daniel Richard McBride, he belongs to a mixed heritage of English, Irish, Scottish and Jewish ancestry. Danny McBride was born to Kathy Rudy in Statesboro, Georgia and was raised as a Baptist. His mother and step-father worked as civilian support in the Marine Corps Base Quantico.
He grew up in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He completed his schooling from Courtland High School and then enrolled in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina based North Carolina School of Arts. He was raised by a religious mother who used to perform sermons with the help of puppets in the church.
Danny McBride has two children, a son and a daughter with Gia Ruiz whom he married in October 2010.
Danny McBride debuted with and continued his early career doing small roles. He debuted with the character named Butt-Ass in the 2003 release, “All the Real Girls.” He got recognition in his next feature film playing the role of Fred Simmons in the 2006 release, “The Foot Fist Way” which was a considerably low budget film in the comedy genre that he also co-wrote with Ben Best and Jody Hill. Jody Hill and he went on to collaborate on many other projects in the future.
Danny appeared in multi-starrer films in subsequent years, like the 2008 releases, “Pineapple Express” and “Tropic Thunder” which were both comedy films. The turning point in his career was the show “Eastbound & Down” which ran till 2013. The original comedy series was broadcasted on HBO and has been critically acclaimed. Danny McBride not only acted in the series but also wrote it along with Jody Hill and Ben Best.
The show had Danny McBride as one of the main cast alongside Steve Little in the role of Kenny Powers, a former League Baseball pitcher struggling with anger management. The show had cameos from famous stars, like Will Ferrell, Craig Robinson, Adam Scott, and Matthew McConaughey among others. Gary Sanchez Productions was at the helm of handling the series.
Danny McBride has given his voice to various animated feature films over the years, like “Despicable Me” (2010), “Kung Fu Panda 2” (2011), “Sausage Party” (2016) and “The Angry Birds Movie” (2016) to name a few. He has also acted in feature films of varying genres in the recent years, notable among them are “This is the End” (2013), “As I Lay Dying” (2013) and “Alien: Covenant” (2017).
Danny McBride has also appeared in music videos, like “Roadie” in 2012 by Tenacious D. He has continued working in television as well, having recently appeared in the TV series, “Vice Principals,” which he also co-created with Jody Hill. The show ran for two seasons on HBO and ended in 2017.
Awards and Achievement
Playing a baseball pitcher in “Eastbound and Down,” Danny McBride created such a good impression that he was offered a professional baseball career by the Pensacola Pelicans, which remains a minor league team in AAIPB.
Danny has been nominated for and has won various awards and accolades for his comic acting career and his expertise on written material. Most notably, he was nominated along with the cast of the 2009 release, “Up in the Air” for ensemble cast in Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards, Gold Derby Awards, Awards Circuit Community Awards and Central Ohio Film Critics Association. He has been nominated twice for Satellite Awards in Best Acting in Series, Comedy or Musical, consecutively in 2009 and 2010 for “Eastbound and Down.”
Net Worth of Danny McBride
Danny McBride has an estimated net worth of $28 million. While he was working on “Eastbound and Down,” he received a whopping salary of $100,000 per episode.
Danny McBride continues to offer his talents in the film industry and is currently working on the script of the sequel to “Halloween” (1978) along with David Gordon Green. We hope to see much more of his incredible comic timing in his future releases.