Are you a fan of American late-night talk show Saturday Night Live? If yes, then you must be familiar with David Spade. Spade is a Hollywood actor who became notable for his cast in the late night talk show Saturday Night Live. Apart from his appearance in the show, he is also known for his numerous movies role. To list some he appeared in movies like Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Joe Dirt, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2. He is also a stand-up comedian, writer, and television personality.
The actor is also a cast of two long-running American sitcoms Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003) and Rules of Engagement (2007–2013). Additionally, he also starred in the role of C. J. Barnes in the sitcom 8 Simple Rules from the year 2004 to 2005. With the involvement in various aspects of career, Spade has managed to gather a tremendous net worth. Find about Spade's career journey along with his salary and assets in this section.
David Spade owns a net worth around $60 million. The actor, who was involved in the American late night shows Saturday Night Live, receives around $12,500 per episode as his salary. Likewise, he makes around $150,000 per episode from Rule of Engagement.
Spade has also acted in numerous movies. His 1995 movie Tommy Boy managed to gross $32,679,899 in the theatres. Similarly, his other movies have also made a huge sum at the box office; Black Sheep grossed $4,947,717, Joe Dirt grossed $30,987,695 and Joe Dirt 2 grossed over $16 million.
With his presence in these series of movies, it is quite sure that the actor has earned a considerable amount.
Talking about his properties, he owns many expensive houses in Los Angeles. In 2013, he sold a house in Malibu for $10.3 million.
He resides at his house in Beverly Hills since 2001. He bought the house for $4 million. Reportedly the house is worth more than $20 million at present.
David Spade became the cast member of American late-night talk show Saturday Night Live with the help of his friend Dennis Miller. He joined the talk show in the year 1988. By 1990, he became the regular cast member as well as the writer of the very talk show.
His appearance in the talk show made a huge impact and he is already known for his sarcasm on the show and a number of characters he used to portray.
Some of the characters he played in the show include, a flight attendant for Total Bastard Airlines and the sarcastic Hollywood Minute reporter. His other characters include Christy Henderson, Karl.
In the talk show, he also managed to impersonate different celebrities like Brad Pitt and Michael J. Fox. He left the show in the year 1996, and then gave the reason of burnout. After he left the show, he said:
"When I leave, it will be to ease the pressure, not to be a movie star. You can't stay there forever – it kills you inside. It ages you in dog years. It's a tough place."
In the year 1995, Spade appeared in American comedy film Tommy Boy alongside his Saturday Night Live show member Chris Farley. The following year, he appeared in the movie Black Sheep. After he cut the channels to Saturday Night Live in the year 1996, Spade decided to chase his career in acting further.
In 1997, Spade appeared in NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me! as Dennis Finch alongside Wendie Malick and Ashton Kutcher. He managed to appear in the sitcom till 2003. Spade also appeared in the 2001 film Joe Dirt which was co-written by Spade and Fred Wolf.
In 2003, he appeared in American comedy film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. Further, he managed to appear in movies like Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013).
Spade was also involved in hosting different television and awards show. In 2003, he hosted Teen Choice Awards and Spike TV's Video Game Awards. Talking about his voice works, he has voiced the characters on several episodes of Beavis and Butt-head.
His production work started in the year 2000 with his own TV series. From the year 2002 to 2006, he regularly appeared in commercials of Capital One alongside Nate Torrence. In the year 2004, Spade joined the cast of 8 Simple Rules alongside Katey Sagal and Kaley Cuoco.
He also managed to host the Comedy Central TV show The Showbiz Show with David Spade from September 2005 to October 2007. In 2006, he voiced for video game The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning.
He provided the voice for the character Sparx in the game. From the year 2007 to 2013, Spade appeared in the role of Russell Dunbar in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement. In the year 2014, Spade appeared as the guest in one of the episodes of ABC sitcom The Goldbergs.