About Dana Carvey
It has been claimed that the overall estimate of Dana Carvey net worth is as much as 20 million dollars. He has earned such a high net worth because of his career as an actor and comedian. The first time he got more attention was when he appeared on the TV show called “Saturday Night Live” on the NBC channel, which helped to launch his career as an actor and comedian. In fact, one of his created characters in that show, The Church Lady, helped the TV show to get high ratings and viewership.
The comedian was born in 1955 in Missoula, Montana. Dana Carvey was studying at San Francisco State University, from which he earned his degree in broadcast communications. In 1981, he appeared in a film called “Halloween II”, where he got a small role. In 1982, he got a starring role in “One of the Boys”, a popular sitcom. In 1984, Dana Carvey once again was chosen for a small part in the film called “This Is Spinal Tap”.
In 1986, he got his breakthrough appearance on the show called “Saturday Night Live”. His appearances on this show not only made him more known, but also increased the total estimate of Dana Curvey net worth. The most well known character which he created on this show was The Church Lady. Other well known productions in which the actor appeared include “Hans and Franz“, where he appeared as Hans, and “Wayne’s World”, where he was chosen for a role of Garth Algar. In 1992, during the presidential elections, Dana Carvey appeared on “Saturday Night Live” as George H.W. Bush and Ross Perot. Because of his role in “Saturday Night Live”, Dana Carvey got parts in “Wayne’s World” and its subsequent part, “Wayne’s World 2”. Thus, these productions have also added up to the total size of Dana Carvey net worth. In 1993, he became a winner of an Emmy award, in addition to being nominated for this award five more times. After his stint on “Saturday Night Live”, Dana Carvey has returned to the show to host it a couple of times.
Dana Carvey was chosen to be the the 90th Great Stand-Up of All Time by Comedy Central. In 1983, his wedding ceremony happened when he got married to Paula Zwagerman, with whom he is a parent of two boys. Thus, his personal life is also well known to the public.