Dustin Diamond is a well-known actor from America. He is also a stand-up comedian, director, and musician. He is best known for portraying the role of Samuel “Screech” Powers in the TV show ‘Saved by the Bell’. Diamond has reprised the same role again in ‘Saved by the Bell: The New Class’, ‘Saved by the Bell: The College Years’, and ‘Good Morning, Miss Bliss’. Here is a quick summary of Dustin Diamond’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Dustin Diamond Early Life
Dustin Neil Diamond was born on January 7, 1977, in San Jose, California. He is the son of Mark Diamond.
He went to Zion Lutheran School located in Anaheim, California.
In 2009, Dustin Diamond got married to Jennifer Misner after dating each other for a long time. However, the couple has now separated. He was also engaged to Amanda Schultz. He currently lives in Port Washington, Wisconsin.
In 2014, he was arrested for having a switchblade knife in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. He was convicted in 2015 for disorderly conduct. He has served three months in prison and got released on probation. He was again arrested in May 2016. In 2006, Diamond released his own sex tape called ‘Screeched – Saved by the Bell’. The video was also directed at him.
Dustin Diamond Career
Dustin Diamond began his career since he was a child. In 1987, he was seen in ‘The Price of Life’. He then guests appeared in ‘American Playhouse’, ‘It’s a Living’, ‘The Wonder Years’, ‘The Munsters Today’, ‘Getting By’, ‘The Return Show’, ‘Star Dates’, and ‘Duck Dodgers’.
In 1988, he appeared in the TV series ‘Good Morning, Miss Bliss’. A year later, he was seen in ‘Saved by the Bell’. This was followed by starring in ‘Saved by the Bell: The College Years’ and ‘Saved by the Bell: The New Class’.
In 2013, Diamond became a contestant on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’. He was also a cast member of ‘Celebrity Fit Club’. He has also appeared in ‘Celebrity Championship Wrestling’ by Hulk Hogan. He has lent his voice in an episode of ‘Yogi’s Great Escape’.
He has also appeared in many films including ‘Purple People Eater’, ‘She’s Out of Control’, ‘Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style’, ‘Longshot’, ‘Made’, ‘Jane White Is Sick & Twisted’, ‘Big Fat Liar’, ‘Pauly Shore Is Dead’, ‘Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star’, ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor’, and ‘Tetherball: The Movie’.
He will be next seen in the films ‘A Dog for Christmas’, ‘Captured Hearts’, ‘Scavenger Killers’, ‘College Fright Night’, and ‘Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2002, Dustin Diamond was nominated in the MTV Movie + TV Awards for his role in ‘Made’. He has also received three nominations from the Young Artist Awards for ‘Saved by the Bell’.
Net Worth of Dustin Diamond
Dustin Diamond has an estimated net worth of more than $50 thousand. In his career, he has appeared in a number of films and television shows. He began his career when he was in his fifth grade. Apart from acting, he is a member of the band Salty The Pocketknife. He has written music as a well as played bass for the band. Diamond has served as a commentator for ‘The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest…’ on Tru TV. He was the host of Gathering of the Juggalos.
Dustin Diamond is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He rose to fame after appearing in ‘Saved by the Bell’. His book entitled ‘Behind the Bell’ was released in 2009. Diamond’s popularity also made him appear in the music video of “I Do (Cherish You)” by 98 Degrees. He has also appeared in the commercial of ’90s Edition of Trivial Pursuit’.