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Danny Richard McBride, mostly known today for his role in the HBO comedy series “Eastbound and Down”, was born on 29 December 1976, in Statesboro, Georgia USA, but grew up in Virginia. His ancestral lineage comes from County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Danny McBride is a very talented and versatile person, known for his skills as an actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter.
A famous actor and comedian, how rich is Danny McBride? Sources estimate that Danny’s net worth is $25 million, most of it accumulated during his acting career of over 12 years. A large contributor is the approximately $100,000 per episode he earns in “Eastbound and Down”.
Danny McBride Net Worth $25 Million
Danny McBride’s mother was Kathy Rudy who used to perform sermons in church using puppets, McBride used to watch her and he had stated that his interest in storytelling is inspired by her. McBride’s stepfather worked at Marine Corps Base Quantico as civilian support. Raised in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Danny McBride graduated from Courtland High School and attended North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with his collaborators Ben Best and Jody Hill. He attended film school with his longtime friend David Gordon Green, andstarted his acting career by playing the role of Fred Simmons in the movie “The Foot Fist Way” which he also co-wrote. He is particularly known for his role as Kenny Powers in the HBO original comedy series “Eastbound and Down” – Kenny Powers is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who has anger management issues. Danny was also the co-writer for the series; a lesser known fact about Danny is that he was given an offer to play professional Baseball for the Pensacola Pelicans, a minor league team.
Danny subsequently signed a deal with K-Swiss in 2010, and in 2012 he played the role of an eponymous roadie in the Tenacious D music video for “Roadie”, and this is one of the main reasons for his current impressive net worth. He also played some major and minor roles in various movies which include, “Pineapple Express”, “Tropic Thunder”, “This is the End”, ”Your Highness”, “Due Date”, “Hot Rod”, “Land of the Lost”, “All the Real Girls” among many more. In 2014 Danny and his wife started working on a comedy series for HBO named Vice Principals.
To date, Danny McBride has appeared in more than 25 films, and five TV productions, but he has also worked on many music videos, including “YOLO” and “Fight for Your Right Revisited”. His work on television includes “Drunk History”, Good Vibes”, “Clear History” and “Chozen”. He also gave the voice to Duane Earl in the video game “Grand Theft Auto Five” by the Rockstar Games. He is a trademark mullet, and mostly plays the roles of lazy, marijuana- smoking characters.
In his personal life, Danny McBride was in a relationship with Gia Ruiz for six years before they became engaged, and they eventually married in the ninth year of the relationship, in 2010 in Palm Springs, California, followed by a honeymoon in Bora Bora. They now have a son born in 2011.