Who is Howie Mandel and what is his net worth 2018? Howie Mandel is a Canadian TV host who has hosted the popular game show ‘Deal or No Deal’ on NBC. He is also an actor, voice actor, and comedian. He has portrayed the role of Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the TV series ‘St. Elsewhere’ also on NBC. In 2010, he became the judge of ‘America’s Got Talent’ by replacing David Hasselhoff. He has appeared in various television shows like Muppet Babies, Bobby’s World, Gremlins, and Gremlins 2, and has hosted Howie Do It and Mobbed. Mandel has also appeared in a number of films.
Howard Michael Mandel was born on November 29, 1955, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was born to parents Evy Mandel and Al Mandel. His father was a real estate agent and also was a lighting manufacturer. He attended the William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute and got expelled from there. After getting expelled, he used to work as a carpet salesman and later opened a carpet business of his own.
He then used to work as a stand-up comedian. He used to perform in many places and was spotted by a producer in ‘Make Me Laugh’. In 1979, he was asked to open a show for David Letterman. After viewing the program, he was signed by CBC-TV. In 1980, he appeared in the Canadian film ‘Gas’. He also became one of the first VJs to appear in the video series Pop Clips on Nickelodeon.
In 1979, Mandel got married to Terry Soil. They have been married for 38 years. The couple has got two daughters named Riley and Jackie and a son named Alex. He is having obsessive compulsive disorder and has publicly spoken about it. He is colorblind.
In 1982, Howie Mandel appeared in ‘St. Elsewhere’. He became popular for his role as Dr. Fiscus. In 1984, he was seen in the film ‘Gremlins’. In 1986, he was seen in ‘A Fine Mess’. A year later, he released the music video ‘Watusi’. He then lent his voice to the television series ‘Muppet Babies’. In 1987, he was seen in the comedy movie ‘Walk Like a Man’. He also appeared in the 1989 film ‘Little Monsters’.
He then appeared in Fox’s ‘Good Grief’. In 1990, he became the executive producer and creator of ‘Bobby’s World’. The series continued till 1998. In 1995, Mandel appeared in Howie Mandel’s Sunny Skies on Showtime. This was followed by appearing in ‘The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys’. In 1998, he began his own show called ‘The Howie Mandel Show’. In the 2000s, Mandel appeared in the films Apocalypse III: Tribulation and Hansel and Gretel. He also hosted ‘Deal or No Deal Canada’.
He also had cameo appearances in many TV series. In 2008, he became the host of ‘Deal or No Deal’. A year later, he started ‘Howie Do It’. In 2010, he became one of the judges of the reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’.
In 1988, Howie Mandel won the Golden Apple Award. He has been nominated two times for the Gemini Awards. He has received three Daytime Emmy nominations and one Primetime Emmy nomination. He was also nominated at the 1995 CableACE Awards.
Howie Mandel Net Worth
Howie Mandel began his career as a stand-up comedian. He became popular after appearing in St. Elsewhere. He has then successfully appeared in many TV shows and movies and has also hosted and judged television shows. Howie Mandel’s net worth is an estimated $90 million.
He inherited this fortune by appearing in many shows including America’s Got Talent and Deal or No Deal. He has also appeared in many music videos. The actor has also lent his voice to many popular series. He was the executive producer of Bobby’s World and Deal with It. Mandel has appeared in the TV series The Marriage Ref, The Big Bang Theory, Sesame Street, and My Name are Earl.
Howie Mandel has received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008. He also has received a Star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2009. He is a fan of the hockey team Toronto Maple Leafs.