Who is Ron White and what is his net worth 2018? Ron White is a stand-up comedian who has released various albums in his career. He is also an author and actor. Some of his popular albums include A Little Unprofessional, Behavioral Problems, You Can’t Fix Stupid, Drunk In Public, Truckstop Comedy, and Tater Sala (also known as Busted in Des Moines).
White has also appeared in the compilation albums ‘Redneck Comedy Roundup’, ‘Redneck Kings of Comedy’, ‘Ron White, Jeff Foxworthy & Bill Engvall: Live from Las Vegas’, and ‘Comedy Central Presents Southern Gents of Comedy’. He is the writer of the book entitled ‘I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability’.
Ronald Dee “Ron” White was born on December 18, 1956 in the city of Fritch in Texas. He was born to parents Barbara Joan Craig and Charles Don White. At the age of 17, he joined the United States Navy and has served USS Conserver (salvage and auxiliary rescue ship). He was passionate about comedy right from an early age and always wanted to pursue a career in comedy. For a short period, White lived in Mexico and was the owner of a pottery factory in Mexico. He then returned to the United States to begin comedy.
In 1981, Ron White married Lori Brice. The couple has a son named Marshall. They divorced in 1993. In 2004, he married Barbara Dobbs. The couple divorced in 2008. In October 2013, White got married to Margo Rey, who is a singer, songwriter, and musician. She filed for divorce in July 2017.
Ron White has released many comedy CDs and DVDs in his career and has done many tours. He has also appeared in the Blue Collar Comedy Tour and has released six solo works. He was the part of the Blue Collar Comedy from 2000 to 2003. In 2005, a variety show called ‘The Ron White Show’ began airing on WB TV Network. He has taped many episodes of the show ‘The Gong Show with Dave Attell’.
White has also appeared in the movies Horrible Bosses and Sex and the City 2. He has appeared in the TV shows ‘Reno 911!’, ‘Kath & Kim’, and ‘12 Miles of Bad Road’. In 1990, he released his first comedy CD entitled ‘Tater Salad’. After a gap of 13 years, White released another CD called ‘Drunk In Public’ in 2003. It became a gold-certified album and peaked at No. 2 on the US Comedy charts.
A year later, the DVD ‘They Call Me “Tater Salad”’ got released. In 2005, he appeared on the compilation album ‘Redneck Comedy Roundup’. In 2006, he released ‘You Can’t Fix Stupid’. The album went on to become his first No. 1 solo album. This was followed by another No. 1 album called ‘Behavioral Problems’ in 2009. In 2013, he released his sixth solo comedy album entitled ‘A Little Unprofessional’ and it became his third consecutive No. 1 album in the United States.
In 2009, Ron White received the ‘Patriot Award’ by the Armed Forces Foundation. In 2014, his comedy album ‘A Little Unprofessional’ was nominated for the Grammy Awards. In his honor, the state of Texas designated April 27, 2009, as “Ron White Day”.
Ron White Net Worth
Ron White has appeared in several stand-up comedies in his career. He has also successfully released his albums both as a solo artist and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. In doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth. Ron White’s net worth is an estimated $35 million.
In his career, he has released three US number one comedy albums. The Blue Comedy Tour has grossed more than $15 million in 90 cities. He has also appeared in various television shows and films and was the celebrity judge of the show ‘The Gong Show with Dave Attell’. He also had his own show’ The Ron White Show’ on WB. White also owned a pottery factory in Mexico.
Ron White’s wife Rey is a survivor of cancer. Her hairstyle has been referred as “chemo-glam” by White. In September 2008, he arrested for possessing marijuana. At the end of Vietnam War, he was serving on salvage and auxiliary ship when was only 17.