Bo Burnham is a renowned American singer-songwriter who has released many albums in his career. He also works as a musician, poet, rapper, comedian, actor, and director. Burnham started his career as a YouTube artist when he was just 15 years old. He has also got many subscribers on YouTube and his videos have been viewed more than 214 million times. He has also done many tours. Keep reading to find out more about Bo Burnham’s net worth in 2018.
Bo Burnham Early Life
Robert Pickering Burnham, better known as “Bo Burnham” was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts on August 21, 1990. He is the son of Scott and Patricia Burnham.
He completed his schooling from St. John’s Preparatory School and was involved in the ministry program. Following that, Burnham enrolled in the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University for studying Experimental Theatre but decided to concentrate more on comedy and deferred his enrolment.
There are no reports about his previous relationships. It has also not been known on who Bo Burnham is currently dating. Although the singer has revealed that he was previously in a relationship. He is known to maintain a strict private life.
Burnham is a towering 6’5” tall. In March 2006, he started his career as a YouTuber. He found considerable success by uploading his videos and they were later used by Break.com.
Bo Burnham Career, Awards & Achievement
Bo Burnham has released songs on various subjects like homosexuality, white supremacy, and Helen Keller’s disabilities. In 2008, he recorded for ‘The World Stands Up’ for Comedy Central. This made him release his first EP known as ‘Bo Fo Sho’.
His first full album ‘Bo Burnham’ was released in 2009. It received a gold certification and became the #1 US comedy album. His second album known as ‘Words Words Words’ was released in 2010. This too peaked at No. 1 in the U.S. comedy charts.
Burnham then went on to release ‘what.’. In 2016, his album ‘Make Happy’ became available. He has also released the singles “Words, Words, Words”, “Oh Bo”, and “Nerds”.
In 2008, Burnham performed in the Montreal Just for Laughs festival. This made him appear in the film ‘American Virgin’ in 2009 and was also seen in ‘Funny People’. He has also performed, written, produced and directed the stand-up specials ‘what.’ and ‘Make Happy’.
In 2017, he starred in ‘Rough Night’. He has directed and produced the stand-up special ‘Jerrod Carmichael: 8’ in 2017. He was also the writer and director of the 2018 film ‘Eighth Grade’. His most recent work was as a director of the stand-up special ‘Chris Rock: Tamborine’ in 2018.
Awards & Achievements
At the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, Bo Burnham was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. He was also nominated for the Webby Award in 2015 for his work in ‘Repeat Stuff’. In 2010, he won the Edinburgh Comedy Award Panel Prize and Malcolm Hardee Award Panel Prize.
Net Worth of Bo Burnham
Bo Burnham’s estimated net worth is more than $4 million. The actor has been active in his line of business from a very young age. He has also written, produced, and directed many stand-up specials and has performed in many locations. He has guest appeared on many television shows like ‘Comedy Central Presents’, ‘Parks and Recreation’, ‘Just for Laughs’, ‘Jey and Peele’, and ‘Kroll Show’. Bo Burnham has also written a book entitled ‘Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone’ in 2013.
Bo Burnham is one of the most popular comedians in the world. By posting videos on YouTube, he achieved overnight sensation and went on to become one of the most popular comedians in the world. Apart from releasing albums, Bo Burnham has also done numerous tours and has produced and directed many stand-up comedy specials.