Who is Danny McBride and what is his net worth 2018? American actor, comedian and writer, Daniel Richard McBride is most popularly referred to as Danny McBride. Fans remember him well for his roles in HBO comedies Vice Principals and Eastbound & Down. Both these TV shows were co-created with Jody Hill. He has also made his appearances on the big screen in movies such as Pineapple Express, Land of the Lost, This is the End and more.
McBride was born on December 29, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia. His mother and stepfather work at the Marine Corps Base Quantico. He has Jewish, Scottish, English and Irish origins and was raised as a devout Baptist. His family raised him in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
He attended the Cortland High School, followed by Winston-Salem’s, North Carolina School of the Arts. He has been married to Gia Ruiz since 2010 and has a child.
McBride started out by playing the role of Bust-Ass in the movie All the Real Girls in 2003. He then co-wrote the comedy movie The Foot Fist Way with Jody Hill and Ben Best, where he played the role of Fred Simmons. He appeared on the Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 2008 to promote the movie.
His other movie appearances include 2007’s Hot Rod, Superbad and The Heartbreak Kid, 2008’s Drillbit Taylor, Pineapple Express, Tropic Thunder, 2009’s Fanboys, Observe and Report, Land of the Lost and Up in the Air, 2010’s voice character of Fred McDade in Despicable Me, 2010’s Due Date, 2011’s 30 Minutes or Less, Your Highness, The Catechism Cataclysm and more.
In 2009, he collaborated yet again with Hill and best and co-wrote the HBO comedy series, Eastbound & Down where he portrayed a former major league baseball player, Kenny Powers. Because of this role, he was invited by the Pensacola Pelicans, a minor league team in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, to play ball with them.
He then signed a K-Swiss endorsement deal in 2010, followed by playing to role of a roadie for the Tenacious D music video. He wrote his second HBO comedy series with Hill titled Vice Principals in 2014.
Together with David Gordon Green, he is currently working on a script for Halloween-II.
Danny McBride Net Worth
Danny McBride has a total of 35 mainstream movies and 4 TV shows to his name. He has also played several voice characters such as Fred McDade in Despicable Me, Wolf Boss in Kung Fu Panda 2, Orpheus in Hell ad Back, Honey Mustard in Sausage Party and Bomb in The Angry Birds movie. He has also had voice roles in TV shows such as Vineeta Teets in Good Vibes, Jimmy in Chozen and Gregory in Animals. He has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Besides his appearances in several movies and TV shows, McBride has also made appearances in several music videos such as Fight for Your Right Revisited, Roadie, YOLO as well as in the video game, Grand Theft Auto V.