Jared Drake Bell, commonly known as Drake Bell, is a famous American comedian, record producer, actor, voice actor, as well as a singer and songwriter. To the public, Drake Bell is perhaps best known as one of the main stars in Dan Schneider’s sitcom called “Drake & Josh”. The series that featured Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove and Nancy Sullivan in the main roles premiered on television screens in 2004 to positive critical reviews and acclaim. An award-winning show, “Drake & Josh” inspired the release of a series of books written by Laurie McElroy, as well as two films, namely “Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh” and “Drake & Josh Go Hollywood”. In addition to that, Bell contributed to the theme song of the show entitled “Found A Way”, which was later featured in his debut album called “Telegraph”. Released to positive critical reviews, the album inspired the release of Bell’s second studio work called “It’s Only Time”. The latter album peaked at #81 on the Billboard 200 music chart, and sold more than 7,500 copies during its debut week. Up to date, Drake Bell has released three studio albums, the most recent of which entitled “Ready, Steady, Go!” came out in 2014.
Drake Bell Net Worth -$600,000
A well-known actor and singer, how rich is Drake Bell? According to sources, his latest studio album brought him $200,000 in sales in 2014. In regards to his overall wealth, Drake Bell’s net worth is estimated to be -$600,000, due to unpaid taxes, as a result of which he had to file for bankruptcy in 2014.
Drake Bell was born in 1986, in California, United States, where he studied at Orange County High School of the Arts. Bell made his television debut when he was five years old with an appearance in “Whirlpool Appliances” commercial. His acting debut happened in 1994, when he co-starred alongside Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson and Earl Hindman in Matt Williams’ sitcom called “Home Improvement”. Bell followed his acting debut with “Jerry Maguire”, where he appeared alongside Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. In 1998, Bell landed a role in one episode of the “Seinfeld” show, and two years later played the character of Cage Redding in “The Jack Bull”, which brought him a nomination for Young Artist Award. Eventually, he was cast to play with Amanda Bynes and Nancy Sullivan in “The Amanda Show”, which brought him even more public exposure.
Around the same time, he started guitar lessons, as a result of which he founded his own band entitled “Drake 24/7”. Drake Bell rose to prominence in 2004, when he landed a role alongside Josh Peck in “Drake & Josh”. For his portrayal of Drake Parker, Bell received several Blimp Awards in 2006 and 2007, and was rewarded with ASCAP Award. Currently, Drake Bell is filming in several upcoming films, namely Martin Owen’s “L. A. Slasher”, and “A Mouse Tale”, where he provides a voice for the character of Sebastian.
In regards to his personal life, Drake Bell started dating the well-known actress Stevie Ryan in 2005. However, the couple broke up in 2006.
Has recently filed for bankruptcy in California for being $600,000 in debt.
Recording his new album. Out at the end of the year or early next year. 
Filming his new movies Superhero Movie and College due out in March and April. 
Is currently on a summer tour with Aly & AJ (Alyson Michalka and Amanda Michalka), Corbin Bleu, and Bianca Ryan. 
Doing various random concerts around the US and working on his third album due out in the Spring. 
Cutting down on his acting career in order to move towards his music. Drake wants to spend more time touring and having concerts in order to boost his musical status. [June 2007]
Recovering at his home after being in a near-fatal car crash that left him with a fractured neck, a broken jaw, and lacerations to his face that needed 70 stitches. He may even have to have his jaw wired shut for six weeks. [February 2006]
Finished up filming of Drake & Josh, which will continue to premiere the final episodes through July 2007. 
Very close with his Drake and Josh co-star Miranda Cosgrove.
Cousin of major league pitcher Heath Bell of the San Diego Padres.
I love the instant gratification of playing live...the energy. And rock star parties are better than actor parties.
[Explaining how he became an actor, 2005]: "I was five, and my dad kind of said, 'Hey, you wanna be an actor?' and I said, 'Sure,' that kind of thing, you know? I was kind of put into it by my dad but, you know, good. I really love it, and I still do it."