Who is Larry The Cable Guy and what is his net worth 2018? Daniel Lawrence Whitney popularly known as “Larry the Cable Guy” is a stand-up comedian who was a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. The other members included Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Ron White. He has released three gold certified albums and a total of seven comedy albums in his career. He is also a country music artist and actor. Larry has appeared in films like Delta Farce, Witless Protection, and Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector. In 2011, he appeared in the series ‘Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy’.
Daniel Lawrence Whitney was born on February 17, 1963, in Pawnee City, Nebraska. He was born to parents Shirley Whitney and Tom Whitney and was raised on a pig farm. His father was an entertainer and guitarist. He went to The King’s Academy in Palm Beach, Florida where his father was the principal of the elementary school. In 1982, he completed his graduation from Berean Christian School.
He then attended the Baptist University of America in Georgia and later went to the University of Nebraska. Larry has majored in speech and drama. He dropped his college to pursue his career in comedy.
Larry married Cara in July 2005. The couple has two children together, a son named Wyatt Whitney born in 2006 and a daughter named Reagan Whitney born in 2007.The family lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.
In the 1990s, Larry started to appear on the radio program called ‘The Ron and Ron Show’. He went on to appear on many radio shows and also in different radio stations. He became popular after he developed the character “Larry”. As a stand-up comedian, he has got a thick Southern accent and recounts the stories about his family. He has got a redneck appearance and did not found success under his real name.
His stand-up comedy also includes common expressions and his own popular catchphrase “Git-R-Done!” In 2001, he released his first comedy album called ‘Lord, I Apologize’. It went on to become a gold certified album. He appeared in ‘Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie’ in 2003 which was a documentary. From 2004 to 2006, he became a part of ‘Blue Collar TV’.
In 2005, he released another album entitled ‘The Right to Bare Arms’ and it too received a gold status. In 2009, he appeared in the Comedy Central Special. In February 2011, he began the show ‘Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy’ on the History Channel. The show became a huge success and was watched over by over 4 million viewers.
His album ‘The Right to Bare Arms’ has received the platinum status and was placed at No. 1 in the ‘US comedy’. In 2013, Larry released another album called ‘Them Idiots: Whirled Tour’. In the same year, he provided the lead voice in ‘Car Toons: Tales From Radiator Springs’.
Larry has won two Grammy nominations in his career. In 2007, he won the Visual Effects Society Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture”.
Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth
Daniel Lawrence Whitney left his college to try in acting. He found success as a standup comedian by adopting the name “Larry the Cable Guy”. He has hosted various shows on radio and has also done the Blue Collar Comedy. In doing so, he has gone on to inherit good wealth for himself. Larry the Cable Guy’s net worth is an estimated $90 million.
He owes this fortune to all the success he had as a comedian and also as an actor. He has also appeared in various documentaries and also rendered his voice for theme park attractions. He has also lent his voice to numerous video games and has also worked as a producer.
Larry is an avid fan of REO Speedwagon. He also is a fan of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. In 2010, he donated $5 million to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. He is a very close friend of another comedian, Lewis Black. A Street in Pawnee City, Nebraska has been named after him. He has also donated money to the local school to buy theatrical equipment.