Quick Facts of Daniel Dwight Tosh
- Full Name: Daniel Dwight Tosh
- Gender: Male
- Birth Country: Boppard, Germany
- Net Worth: $20 million
- Height feet: 3 inches (1.91 m)
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Married Date: 2016
- Birth Name: Daniel Dwight Tosh
- Date of Birth: May 29, 1975 (age 45 years)
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Comedian
- Spouse: Carly Hallam
- Marital Status: Married
- Weight86 kg (190 lbs)
- Education: Astronaut High School, University of Central Florida
Daniel Dwight Tosh is a famous Stand-up comedian, as well as a TV host and an author, mainly known for his controversial dark comedy. Daniel is also known as the husband of Carly Hallam, a famous writer, and actress known for Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Tosh.0 is famous for his controversial comedy skids and his Comedy Central TV show “Tosh.0”. He also runs an Instagram named Tosh.0, which has over 805k followers, as of 2020.
Daniel Dwight Tosh’s Bio, Early Life, and Family
Daniel Dwight Tosh was born on May 29, 1975, in Boppard, West Germany, and is currently 45 years old, as of the year 2020. But, he, along with his parents, moved to America, and he grew up in Florida, America. Daniel’s father was a Presbyterian minister. He grew up along with his two sisters and a brother.
Growing up, he completed his high schooling from Astronaut High School, and later, completed graduation from the University of Central Florida with a degree in marketing in 1996.
In his early days, Daniel decided to put his marketing degree into practice and served as a telemarketer for a short duration. Then, he quit the job and decided to follow his passion of becoming a stand-up comedian.
After that, Daniel started appearing in a comedy club circuit between the years 1997-2000, and he was so famous that he even performed on Late Show along with David Letterman. Later, he was offered a spot in several Comedy Central’s shows like Premium Blend, The Tonight Show, along with Jay Leno, to name a few.
Daniel also has appeared on TV shows such as Best Week Ever, The Life & Times of Tim, Brickleberry, Daniel Tosh, and Happy Thoughts.
So far, Daniel has released three comedy albums, “Completely Serious” released in 2007, “True Stories I Made Up,” published in 2005, and “Happy Thoughts” released in 2011.
Daniels’ special “Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts” was watched by 3.25 million viewers and was also released on DVD. Once Daniel has said that he planned to end his career on May 29, 2013, i.e., on his 38th birthday, if he didn’t get success as a comedian. He also has said that he will end his career either committing suicide or retiring to the beach. For that, he kept a countdown clock on his website, which gives no. of days, hours, minutes, and seconds until his 38th birthday.
Daniel was once criticized for an interaction with a female audience member during a set at a Hollywood comedy club in the year 2012. Daniel has said the jokes about rape and then, an audience member remarked:
“rape jokes are never funny”.
Tosh again replied that it would be funny if the audience member herself get raped by multiple men. The debated runner for a long time, but, later Daniel apologized for that joke. His hit show “Tosh.0” premiered on Comedy Central on June 5, 2009. The show was based on showcasing Internet video clips.
His show was very famous. Hence he introduced an Instagram account in the name of his show. Daniel has also become the host of an annual stand-up show “Tosh Saves The World,” which featured several comedians like Bo Burnham, Hannibal Buress, Chelsea Peretti, etc.
Moving onto his awards and achievements, Daniel has been nominated for three Teen Choice awards Favorite comedian, Choice: Supporting-comedian, and choice comedian.
Daniel Dwight Tosh’s Net Worth and Earnings
Daniel Dwight Tosh’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million, as of 2021, earned as a stand-up comedian, and a TV show host. Reportedly, he made around $2 million from his TV show “Tosh.0”. Likewise, Daniel has earned around $2.3 million from The Love Guru, $2.8 million from Brickleberry, $2.3 million from Daniel Tosh: Happy thoughts.
He has also earned a massive sum of money from his comedy tours, movie cameos, and TV show appearances.
Moreover, his wife, Carly Hallam has a net worth of around $800,000, earned as an actress and writer.
Daniel Dwight Tosh’s Relationship Status
Daniel Dwight Tosh is currently married to Carly Hallam, an actress, writer known for the movie Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The pair tied the knot in April of 2016, in a private ceremony in Malibu.
The couple doesn’t have any children yet. As they like to keep their personal life away from the media limelight, we don’t know if they are planning to have kids, any sooner.
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|Name||Daniel Dwight Tosh|
|DOB||May 29, 1975|
|Profession||Stand-up Comedian, TV host|