Carvey is an American stand-up actor and comedian who is most well-known for her appearance in the seven-season show Saturday Night Live. Dana Carvey net worth is estimated at Dana Carvey net worth figure is estimated at 25 million dollars as of 2022.
Dana Thomas Carvey was born in the month of June 1955. He was born in Missoula, Montana to parents Bud and Billie Dahl. His father was an instructor at a high school for business and his mother was a teacher in the younger grades.
In the meantime, Carvey grew up alongside four siblings. The names of his three brothers include Scott, Mark, and Brad who created his Video Toaster. Dana also has a sibling who goes by the name of Lori. Dana’s family is Lutheran and have English, German, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish roots.
When he was just five and his family moved from the city of San Carlos, California near San Francisco. In the end, he graduated at the age of five from Carlmont High School.
After that, he attended the community school College of San Mateo before enrolling at San Francisco State University, where he graduated with a master’s in broadcast communication.
Dana Carvey Career
The year 1977 was when Carvey was recognized locally following his win at his first San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition. He started booking roles as an actor in the mid-80s, when he appeared on The Halloween 2 as well as one of the Boys.
After a few other small scenes on the film, Carvey landed his big break by co-starring with Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster in Tough Guys.
In 1986, the same year when he was a part of the team of the show on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and it didn’t take too long to make him an international star. He has been credited with helping to turn around the show with his well-known characters, such as his Church Lady.
Carvey’s other characters that stand out are Garth Algar, Hans, the Grumpy Old Man as well as Ching Chang. He was the perfect impersonator of the president George H.W. Bush during the 1988 election, as well.
In the final analysis the work Carvey performed in SNL was rewarded with the Emmy Award in 1993 for Outstanding Individual Performance on an Entertainment or Music Program. In addition, he was nominated for six more Emmys.
From 1992 until the year 1993 Carvey from 1992 to 1993, Carvey and Mike Meyers came together to make two Wayne’s World films. The first film grossed more than $180 million, and the sequel made $72 million in the world.
In addition, Carvey co-wrote and starred in the film “The Master of Disguise. It is now considered to be one of the most sloppy films ever produced, the film was able to make $43.4 million.
The year 1979 was the time that Carvey was married in 1979 to childhood love Leah. But, they divorced a year later when Carvey became in a romantic relationship with Paula Zwagerman. The following year, Dana and Paula got engaged and got married in the year 1983.
The couple has two children named Dex Thomas and Dex Thomas. The family is currently within Mill Valley in Marin County, California.
The year 1997 was the time Carvey was diagnosed with a coronary artery blockage, which required heart bypass procedure. The surgeon performed the surgery with the wrong coronary artery Carvey was successful in suing in court for $7.5 millions in compensation. In a commendable move, he gave the funds to charities.
Dana Carvey Net Worth
Dana Carvey net worth figure of $25 million Dana Carvey net worth figure of $25 million was built up over the course of thirty years of continuous work in the entertainment industry. The actor has earned a salary from Saturday Night Live, roles in the world of television and films and also through his recent ventures.