What is Danny Mcbride’s Net Worth and How Much Does He Earn as Salary?

What is Danny McBride’s net worth? Danny McBride net worth is $25 million as of 2024. The American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer made his wealth through his different endeavors in the entertainment business. He earns an estimated salary of $2 million per year. 

McBride is most popular for starring in the TV series Eastbound and Down, which ran on HBO for four seasons from 2009 to 2013. He was reportedly paid $100,000 per episode of the show. Below is more on his earnings.

What is Danny Mcbride’s Net Worth?

Danny McBride has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2024. The multi-talented entertainer was born on 29th December 1976, in Statesboro, Georgia, and grew up in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Danny’s mother, Kathy Rudy and his stepfather worked as civilian support at the Marine’s Corps Base, Quantico VA.

McBride has English, Scottish, Jewish and Irish heritage. According to him, his interest in telling stories came from her mother who used puppets while preaching sermons in the church. Before moving to Los Angeles to launch his acting career, Danny attended North Carolina School of Arts.

Talking about his career highlights, Danny became most famous today for the role he played in his debut series, Eastbound and Down (2009). In the series, McBride starred as Kenny Powers, a former baseball player who was resentful after becoming a substitute physical education teacher in his home town. His outstanding performance of the character gave him an offer from the Pensacol Pelicans league team to play professional baseball for them. But after all, he thankfully turned down the offer and continued his acting career.

Among other successful works he has featured in are Grand Theft Auto V (video game; 2003), Hot Rod (2006), The Heartbreak Kid (2007), Pineapple Express (2008 ), Tropic Thunder (2008), Despicable Me (2009), Upmin the Air (2009), Good Vibes (2011), Your Highness (2011), This is the End (2013) Hell and Back (2015), Masterminds (2016 ), and The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018). Danny has also given his voice to a number of animated movies like Kung Fu Panda 2, Angry Birds, and Sausage Party.

Danny’s roles on all these projects and many others, have largely contributed in boosting his income and total net worth. But how much does he earn for his film roles in form of salaries? Here are details:

Danny Mcbride’s Salaries and Earnings through the Years

McBride with Eastbound & Down co-executive producer, Jody Hill image source

Danny McBride earned his net worth through sheer hard work and diligence. Alongside his financial earnings, Danny has garnered thousands of fans across the globe. Whenever he’s on the screen, he uses his charming smiles in holding viewers spellbound and as well as making them excited.

Since starting his career in 2004, Danny has writing credit on 10 projects and producer credit on 20. Another project which boosted Danny Mcbride’s net worth is Pineapple Express. The movie which Columbia Pictures released 6th August 2008, grossed a whopping $102 million over a $26-million budget.

For his Kenny Powers role on Eastbound & Down, Danny earned $100,000 per episode throughout the four-season show comprising 29 episodes. In addition, Danny wrote and served as executive producer on 24 episodes of the series. In 2009, McBride successfully starred in The Foot Fist Way which he co-wrote with Jody Hill and Ben Best.

The American comedy film promoted Danny McBride to appear on the popular talk show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien. In 2010, he signed an endorsement deal with K-wiss shoes.

McBride later played the eponymous character on Tenacious D’s music video, “Roadie” in 2012. From 2016 to 2017, Danny starred in the well-received HBO comedy series, Vice Principals.

In addition, the Halloween sequel he co-wrote and executive-produced in 2018, grossed $80 million in its first weekend. Danny also landed roles in a number of other Hollywood blockbusters such as The Angry Birds Movie (2016) and Alien: Covenant (2017). In 2019, he starred in James Franco film, Zeroville, playing the role of a financier.

Adding to his acting and producing credits, Danny writes and directs multiple episodes of several TV shows. He became an entertainment force to really reckon with following the release of his 2019 HBO series, The Righteous Gemstones. So far, the show which also stars McBride promises a progressive effect on the actor cum comedian’s worth.

Sources of Danny Mcbride’s Net Worth

  • Acting
  • Writing
  • TV production
  • Endorsement deals


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