Who is Charlie Day and what is his net worth 2018? Charlie Day is an actor who is best known for portraying the role of Charlie Kelly on the show ‘’ It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’. He is also a musician, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He has appeared in several films including ‘Horrible Bosses’, ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Fist Fight’, ‘Horrible Bosses 2’, ‘I Love You, Daddy’, and ‘Vacation’. He has also appeared in various television series including ‘’Third Watch’, ‘Luis’, and ‘Drunk History’. Day has lent his voice for the animated film ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘Monsters University’. He lent his voice to the 2015 video game called ‘Lego Dimensions’.
Charles Peckham Day was born on February 9, 1976, in New York City, New York. He was born to parents Dr. Thomas Charles Day and Mary Day. His father was a music history professor and his mother was a piano teacher. He was raised in Middletown, Rhode Island. He first went to Pennfield School in Portsmouth and completed his graduation from Portsmouth Abbey School. In Portsmouth Abbey, he used to play on the baseball team.
He then went to Merrimack College located in North Andover, Massachusetts and graduated in 1998. In college, Day was active in the theatre organisation called ‘Onstagers’. He was also active in various training programs in Williamstown Theatre Festival located in Massachusetts.
In March 2006, Charlie Day got married to actress Mary Elizabeth Ellis. The couple started dating in 2004 after they met in 2001. In 2011, the couple welcomed their first son named Russell Wallace Day.
Charlie Day began his career by appearing in an episode of the television series ‘Madigan Men’ in 2000. He also appeared in the television film called ‘Mary and Rhoda’ in the same year. In 2001, he appeared in the short film ‘Late Summer’. He then went to appear in various television series like ‘Law & Order’, ‘Third Watch’, ‘Luis’, and ‘Reno 911!’. His big break came in 2005 when he was cast as “Charlie Kelly” in the television series ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’.
He has also become one of the writer’s and executive producers of the show and has continued to star in it till date. In the 2000s, Day also appeared in many films like Campfire Stories, Love Thy Neighbor, and A Quiet Little Marriage. In 2011, he was seen in the film ‘Horrible Bosses’. He then lent his voice to the animated film ‘Monsters University’. Following this, Day appeared in the film ‘Pacific Rim’ by Guillermo del Toro.
In 2011, he became the host of Saturday Night Live for an episode. He also became the producer of the shows ‘Unsupervised’ and ‘How to Be a Gentleman’. In 2014, he voiced “Benny” in ‘The Lego Movie’. In 2016, he was seen in the film ‘The Hollars’. A year later, Day was seen in the films ‘Fist Fight’ and ‘I Love You, Daddy’. He will be next seen in the 2018 film ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’.
Charlie Day was nominated for the 2011 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. He was also nominated for the Satellite Award in 2011. In 2014, Merrimack College conferred him with an honorary doctorate in performing arts.
Charlie Day Net Worth
Charlie Day was interested in acting right from an early age. In his career, he has appeared in a number of films and television shows. In doing so, the actor has gone on to amass good money. Charlie Day’s net worth is an estimated $28 million. This wealth also comes by appearing in the video games ‘Lego Dimension’ and ‘Disney Infinity’.
Apart from being an actor, he has also served as the producer and is the executive producer and co-writer of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’. He has also lent his voice for the TV spots ‘The Sims’. It has been announced that he will be seen in the film ‘Pizza Boys’ and has been cast in the film ‘Hotel Artemis’.
Charlie Day is known for playing mistreated or abused characters and has a high-pitched voice. His wife appeared with him in an episode of Reno 911! The original surname of his family was “Del Giorno”.