Who is Dan Schneider and what is his net worth 2018? Dan Schneider is a true American in every sense. He was born in Memphis, on the 14th of January, 1966. He spent one semester at the Harvard University. Putting that aside, he studied at the Memphis University School while graduating from White Station High School in 1982.
Dan is a talented individual, no doubt. For a brief spell in his career, he acted. However, realising that it wasn’t his forte he then moved on the behind-the-scenes work, as a producer which is where he made a very good name for himself. A true American, The Simpsons and South Park are two of his most favourite TV shows.
Looking a little at his personal life, Dan is married to Lisa Lillien who herself is a TV personality starring in her own cookshow. They got married in the year 2002 and are yet to be parents.
His professional career began as an actor. In the 1980’s, he co-starred in a number of different movies and TV series out of which his most notable performances include Making the Grade and The Big Picture. His brief acting spell ended with him moving on to producing. Over the span of his career, which began in 1993 he has produced a number of popular TV shows.
Some of his most popular TV shows would be: Game Shakers, Drake & Josh, Kenan & Kel, All That etc. Even today, he is working on many TV shows. As can be guessed, he is employed by Nickelodeon and has even worked with Warner Bros on a couple of occasions. In terms of the movies that he was produced, Big Fat Liar is definitely the one that really stands out. Dan is not just a producer though, he is responsible for the writing of much of the scripts for many of his works.
Interesting fact. Dan’s luck changed after he co-hosted the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards where he met Albie Hecht, the then development executive. They bonded and five years later, Dan was asked to work on All That. The rest as you can see, is history.
Net Worth of Dan Schneider
The ‘Norman Lear’ of kids television must be worth quite a bit. To be a little bit more precise, he is worth nearly $25 million. That’s a substantial amount! He is perhaps one of the most wealthiest kids TV series producers in the world if not the richest. Apart from the TV series, his contribution to the movie industry too, has contributed significantly to his net worth.
We all have been kids. We all have watched one of his shows. And let’s be honest, we have loved it. Everyone must be wishing that this legendary producer/scriptwriter keeps on working tirelessly for a long time to come so that kids and adults alike, can always have a smile on their face while watching Nickelodeon.