David Koechner Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Dec, 2020
Facts of David Koechner
Date of Birth: 1962 , August-24
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name David Koechner
Birth Name David Michael Koechner
Father Cecil Stephen Koechner
Mother Margaret Ann Downey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Tipton, Missouri, USA
Profession Actor, Comedian
Net Worth $5 Million
Married Yes
Married to Leigh Koechner (June 27, 1998 - present)
Children 4
Divorce Leigh Koechner (June 27, 1998 - present) (Filed for Divorce)
Education Benedictine College, University of Missouri
Awards New York Television Festival Award
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram, Official Site
Movies Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Third Wheel, My Boss's Daughter, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Dukes of Hazzard, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Snakes on a Plane, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Balls of Fury, Get Smart, Final Destination 5, This Means War, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
TV Show Saturday Night Live, Late World with Zach, Curb Your Enthusiasm, American Dad!, Hank, The Office, The Goldbergs, Another Period, Twin Peaks, Bless This Mess
Sisters 3
Siblings 5
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David Koechner is an American actor and comedian. One of the most prolific actors in the world, Koechner has been in nearly 200 films and television shows including TV shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, American Dad!, Hank, The Office, Another Period, and Twin Peaks; and movies like Austin Powers, Anchorman, Get Smart, and Final Destination 5.

How Old is David Koechner? What is his Height? 

David Koechner was born David Michael Koechner on August 24, 1962, one of six children, to business owner Cecil Stephen Koechner and his wife, Margaret Ann Downey. Koechner is currently 58 years old at the time of this writing. He is of above-average height and stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters).  

Born and raised in Tipton, Missouri, Koechner attended Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, and later, the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, with the goal of pursuing a degree in Political Science.

He decided upon a career in improv comedy and moved to Chicago, where he studied at ImprovOlympic and performed with The Second City comedy troupe.    

Career

David Koechner began his career on a high note as a featured performer in the long-running NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live, beginning in 1995. 

David Koechner as Champ Kind in Anchorman SOURCE: New York Amsterdam News

Since that time, Koechner has been in nearly 200 movies and TV shows. While primarily a comedy actor, Koechner has been seen in a wide range of movies including Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Dukes of Hazzard, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Snakes on a Plane, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Balls of Fury, Get Smart, Final Destination 5, This Means War, and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

On television, he is most known for his roles in TV shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, American Dad!, Hank, The Office, The Goldbergs, Another Period, Twin Peaks, and Bless This Mess.   

Father of Five Children with Wife Leigh

David Koechner married his wife, Leigh Koechner, on June 27, 1998, just as his comedy career was starting to take off. They have five children together: sons Charlie and Sargent, and daughters Audrey, Margot, and Eve. 

David and Leigh Koechner with their five children SOURCE: Zimbio

David filed for divorce from Leigh on On February 1, 2019, after more than 20 years together, although no reason has been cited.    

Has a Net Worth of $5 Million 

According to celebritynetworth.com, David Koechner has a net worth of $5 million. The 58-year-old is an accomplished comedian and a prolific actor with nearly 200 film and TV appearances to his credit. His net worth comes from his long-running acting career.  

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