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Robert Pickering Burnham was born on the 21st August 1990, in Hamilton, Massachusetts USA. He is a comedian, singer, songwriter as well as actor widely known as Bo Burnham. He rose to prominence after his satirical songs became popular on YouTube channel. Now, he has more than 152 million of viewed videos. Bo Burnham has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment business since 2006.
How much is Bo Burnham net worth? Reportedly, his wealth stands at $3.5 million, accumulated from his career in the entertainment industry.
Bo Burnham Net Worth $3.5 Million
Robert was raised together with his two siblings by their parents Scott Burnham and Patricia Burnham. Their father owned a construction company whereas the mother worked as a nurse. He was educated at St. John’s Preparatory School and graduated from it achieving high grades. Burnham was invited to study at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, however he postponed his studies in order to pursue a career in entertainment.
Concerning the career of Burnham, while still studying at high school he started recording himself singing in his bedroom, and posted these videos on YouTube. His first song was “My Whole Family Thinks I’m Gay” (2006) which received millions of ‘likes’. His audience grew almost every day, as he continued his recordings, singing about various subjects including religion, sex, gender, race and other. As a result of his success online and popularity of his recorded performance “The World Stands Up” (2008), Bo signed a contract with Comedy Central Records. Reportedly, he has released three studio albums, two singles and EPs. It is important to say that all three studio albums topped the Billboard Comedy Top 10, and his debut album “Bo Burnham” (2009) was certified gold in the USA. Due to his rising popularity, Bo started touring the country, and up to date he has organised five successful tours. With popularity came recognition, as Bo Burnham won the Edinburgh Comedy Award as well as the Malcolm Hardee Award with “Act Most Likely to Make a Million Quid”, both in 2010. To conclude, his songs have brought not only fame but have been financially profitable and added huge sums to the total size of Bo Burnham’s net worth.
Another significant source of Bo Burnham’s net worth is acting. As an actor he debuted starring alongside Rob Schneider, Jenna Dewan and Brianne Davis in Clare Kilner’s comedy film “American Virgin” (2009). Later, he appeared in the films “Funny People” (2009) directed, written and co-produced by Judd Apatow and “Hall Pass” (2011) directed, co-written and co-produced by brothers Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly. Worth mentioning is that Bo Burnham landed the lead role in the television comedy series “Zack Stone Is Gonna Be Famous” (2013) which was created by himself and Dan Lagana, and Bo has also produced the series. However, the reviews of the series were mixed, and as a result of low ratings it was cancelled. Other television appearances include roles in “Parks and Recreation” (2014) and “Kroll Show” (2015).
Bo Burnham likes to keep his personal life private. It is known only that he has a girlfriend with whom he resides in Los Angeles.