Dana Carvey Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Aug, 2018
Facts of Dana Carvey
Date of Birth: 1955 , June-2
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Dana Carvey
Birth Name Dana Thomas Carvey
Father Bud Carvey
Mother Billie Carvey
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Missoula, Montana
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 28 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light-Brown
Weight in KG 68 KG
Married Yes
Married to Paula Zwagerman (m. 1983), Leah Carvey (m. 1979)
Children Thomas Carvey, Dex Carvey
Divorce Leah Carvey (m. 1980)
Education College of San Mateo, San Francisco State University
Awards MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo
Movies The Secret Life of Pets
TV Show Saturday Night Live Since 1975
Siblings Brad Carvey, Mark Carvey
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Emmy award-winning American actor, writer, and stand-up comedian, Dana Carvey is known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for playing the role of Garth Algar in the Wayne’s World films. He won the 1977 San Francisco Comedy Competition.

Carvey was one of the guests to attend Kirk Douglas's 100th birthday at the Beverly Hills Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California, on December 9, 2016.

Early Life And Education Of Dana Carvey

Dana Carvey was born in Missoula, the United States on June 2, 1955, under the birth sign Gemini. He was born as the son of mother Billie Dahl and father Bud Carvey. His nationality is American. 

His mother was a schoolteacher and his father was a high school business teacher. He was raised in Montana along with his family. Dana Carvey is white according to his ethnicity. He has two brothers named Brad Carvey and Mark Carvey.

Dana Carvey attended Tierra Linda Junior High in San Carlos. Later he also studied in Carlmont High School in Belmont. He earned his bachelor degree from San Francisco State University in broadcast communications.

Dana Carvey's Career

Dana Carvey started his television career from American television sitcom One of the Boys in 1982. In 1986, he appeared in American late-night live television sketch comedy Saturday Night Live for which he gained huge popularity and maintained himself as a television celebrity.

From 1992 to 1997 he conducted the show The Larry Sanders Show. In 1996, he appeared in the television show The Dana Carvey Show. He has also been featured in several other television shows like The Fairly OddParents (2009), Live with Regis and Kelly (2011), Rick and Morty (2013) and The Birthday Boys (2014).

Dana Carvey has also acted in many movies he made his debut in big screen from 1981 slasher horror film Halloween II. Until the year 2000, he appeared in movies like Racing with the Moon (1984), Tough Guys (1986), Opportunity Knocks (1990), Wayne's World (1992), Wayne's World 2 (1993), The Road to Wellville (1994) and Little Nicky (2000).

In 2010, he appeared in short film Presidential Reunion as George H. W. Bush. In 2011, Dana appeared in American Comedy movie Jack and Jill. He has also provided his voice for the movie Hotel Transylvania 2 for the character Dana the Camp Director. And in 2016, his voice is to be featured in the movie The Secret Life of Pets

Dana Carvey's Net Worth

Dana Carvey has appeared in various movies as well as tv series and has amassed a decent amount of money from his career. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $20 million. 

An average salary of the movie actor in the USA is $10.83 per hour whereas the average salary of the television star is $55K per episode. 

Dana Carvey's Personal Life 

Dana Carvey is a very talented actor and he has a great sense of humor. He has not been in a relationship with many girls and his current relational status is married. Dana’s sexual orientation is straight. There are no any rumors or affair of Dana having a girlfriend other than his wives.

Dana Carvey was married for the first time to Leah Carvey in 1979. They separated in 1980 after a year in a relationship. The case for divorce was filed by Dana.

He was married for the second time to  Paula Zwagerman. They met in San Francisco at The Other Café during his performance. They got engaged in 1980 and after three years of engagement, they married in 1983. They have two children, two sons Thomas Carvey and Dex Carvey

 

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