Bo Burnham is a singer who started his career as a YouTuber. As of August 2017, his videos have been viewed more the 203 million times. He is also a poet, actor, musician, rapper, comedian, and songwriter. In 2008, he released his first EP called ‘Bo Fo Sho’ and also his self-titled solo album. He is the co-creator and star of the TV series ‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous’ on MTV. Burnham has done several tours in his career and has also appeared in a number of TV shows. In 2013, he released his first poetry entitled ‘Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone’. The estimated net worth of Bo Burnham is $4 million US dollars.
Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham was born on August 21, 1990, in Hamilton, Massachusetts. He was born to parents Patricia Burnham and Scott Burnham. His mother used to work as a nurse in Burnham’s school and his father was the owner of a construction company. He attended St. John’s Preparatory School and completed his graduation from the same in 2008. As a student, Burnham was in the campus ministry program and used to get involved in theatre.
He was also on the honor roll. He then went to study Experimental Theatre at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts but deferred his admission for a career in comedy. At the age of 16, he began videotaping and posting it on YouTube. He became an overnight sensation when his videos were copied on Break.com. He used to write and released songs on subjects like white supremacy, homosexuality, and Helen Keller’s disabilities.
Bo Burnham has revealed that he had a girlfriend for five years but at present he is single. He stands 6’5” in height.
Bo Burnham used to release videos which were self-recorded mostly in his bedroom. His music and performances range on subjects like religion, gender, race, human sexuality, and sex. In January 2008, he performed in London in The World Stands Up for Comedy Central. He then signed with Comedy Central Records for a four-record deal. In June 2008, he released his debut EP called ‘Bo Fo Sho’.
In 2009, he released his first album called ‘Bo Burnham’. A year later, he released his stand-up comedy special called ‘Words Words Words’. In 2013, another special called ‘what.’ was released on YouTube and Netflix. In June 2016, Burnham released another special entitled ‘Make Happy’. In 2009, he appeared in ‘Comedy Central Presents’ and became the youngest comedian to appear on the show. This was followed by a role in Funny People, American Virgin, and Hall Pass.
In 2010, he became the executive producer and writer of ‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous’. In 2015, Burnham became a part of ‘We Bare Bears’. In the same year, he also appeared in Key and Peele, and Kroll Show. In 2017, he was seen in The Big Sick and Rough Night.
Bo Burnham was nominated in the 2015 Webby Awards. In 2010, he won the Malcolm Hardee “Act Most Likely to Make a Million Quid” Award and Edinburgh Comedy Awards’ panel prize at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He was also nominated in the category of “Best Comedy Show” in the same event.
How much is Bo Burnham Net Worth in 2017
Bo Burnham found great success after uploading his videos on YouTube. He became an overnight sensation when his video was copied on Break.com. In doing so, the young star has gone on to accumulate good wealth. Bo Burnham’s net worth is an estimated $4 million US dollars as of 2017.
He owes this fortune to all the appearances he has made in TV and films. This wealth also goes to the release of his albums and also by uploading videos on YouTube. In his career, he has done five tours and has released four studio albums. He has also released an Ep and has released two singles. Three of his albums peaked at No. 1 on the US Comedy charts. His debut album was a gold certified album.
In March 2009, students of Westminster College protested in his concert. He has performed in various places like Caroline’s Comedy Club located in New York City and Cobb’s Comedy Club, located in San Francisco.