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David Spade Net Worth 2022 (Salary, House, Cars, Wiki)


May 11, 2022

Net Worth: 70 Million Dollars
David Spade is Paid $150,000 per episode.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of David Spade?

The net worth of American actor, comedian, and television personality David Spade is $70 million. Numerous film and television roles, as well as a substantial real estate portfolio, have contributed to David Spade’s wealth.


Early Years

David Wayne Spade was born on July 22, 1964, in Birmingham, Michigan, to Judith and Warne Spade. His brothers are Andy and Bryan. When Spade was four years old, his family relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, and his parents divorced shortly thereafter. The brothers were primarily raised in relative poverty by their mother. David graduated from Saguaro High School prior to enrolling at Scottsdale Community College and then Arizona State University. Fraternity member Sigma Alpha Epsilon, he graduated in 1986 with a degree in business. Spade frequently performed in the sketch comedy show Farce Side Comedy hour at the university. During college, he performed stand-up at Greasy Tony’s Pizza in Tempe, Arizona.


Andy Spade’s brother went on to co-found the wildly successful handbag company Kate Spade with his wife Kate, who tragically committed suicide in 2018.

Weekend Night Live

Spade relocated to Los Angeles and continued his stand-up career. David’s big break came in 1989, when fellow comedian Dennis Miller helped him land a job on “Saturday Night Live” He began his career as a writer before becoming a cast member. Many of his sketches became instant classics due to his notably sarcastic sense of humour, especially when paired with castmate and friend Chris Farley. Lorne Michaels, the executive producer of Saturday Night Live, was inspired by the duo’s chemistry in recurring sketches such as “Gap Girls” and “Matt Foley” to pair them in a feature film. Michaels then conceived and produced “Tommy Boy” in 1995, with Farley as the lovable irresponsible goofball and Spade as the “straightman.” 1996 saw the duo reunite for “Black Sheep” which followed a similar formula. The films received middling reviews from critics, but became box office successes and cult classics among SNL fans. The actor was so devastated by Farley’s death from a drug overdose in 1997 that he was unable to attend his funeral, sparking rumours of a possible feud between them. Spade has stated in multiple interviews that seeing his close friend “in a box” was emotionally too much for him to bear.


After SNL

In 1997, he was cast in the NBC office comedy “Just Shoot Me” which aired from 1998 to 2003. Simultaneously, he provided his voice for “Beavis and Butthead” and produced his own television series, “Sammy” After the death of John Ritter in 2004, he joined the cast of “8 Simple Rules” for its final season. In a throwback to his “The Showbiz Show With David Spade” sketch on Saturday Night Live, he hosted Comedy Central’s “Hollywood Minute” for three seasons, making fun of Hollywood and celebrities.


His next major television role was on “Rules of Engagement” from 2007 to 2013.


David has had a brief but successful film career outside of his television roles. In addition to “Black Sheep” and “Tommy Boy,” he starred in the 2001 comedies “Joe Dirt” and “Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser” which he and Fred Wolf co-wrote. In 2003’s “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star” which was also co-written with Wolf and produced by former “Saturday Night Live” castmate Adam Sandler, he reprised his starring role. Sandler also produced major box office hits including “Grown Ups” in 2010 and “Grown Ups 2” in 2013, both of which starred Spade.


Payroll History

David earned $150,000 per episode during the first few seasons of “Just Shoot Me!” Prior to the fifth season, his salary per episode was increased to $300,000. That equated to $6,600,000 per season. Before royalties from this series, David Spade earned approximately $30 million in total salary.


At the height of his “Rules of Engagement” career, David made $150,000 per episode. This equated to approximately $3.6 million per season.


During his tenure at SNL, David was nominated for three Emmys for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program. He was nominated for an Emmy and two Golden Globes for his performance as Dennis Finch on “Just Shoot Me” In September 2003, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Personal Facts

David is also well-known for his relationships with numerous famous women, including Heather Locklear, Julie Bowen, Teri Hatcher, and Naya Rivera. E! News once referred to him as “Bachelor-era George Clooney of the comedy world” Harper, born in 2008, is his daughter with former Playboy Playmate Jillian Grace. He has never tied the knot.


On November 29, 2000, Spade was attacked by his assistant while he was sleeping. After breaking into Spade’s home early in the morning, David Warren “Skippy” Malloy used a stun gun to attack him. Spade managed to escape Malloy and barricaded himself in a bathroom with a shotgun until the police arrived. Malloy entered a guilty plea and avoided incarceration. He was given five years of probation, counselling for drug and psychological issues, and an order to maintain a minimum distance of 100 yards from Spade. He was ordered to perform 480 hours of community service.


In December 2005, Spade donated $100,000 to the Phoenix police department. In May 2013, he donated $200,000 to Oklahoma tornado victims. In 2014, he donated $100,000 to the ALS ice bucket challenge and another $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness following the tragic suicide of his sister-in-law.


David’s Beverly Hills, California home was broken into in June 2017.


Real Property Assets

Over the years, David Spade has owned a number of incredibly impressive homes in Los Angeles.


In 2013, he sold a Malibu residence for $10,225 million. The buyer was Ted Sarandos, the head of content at Netflix.


His home in the Trousedale Estates neighbourhood of Beverly Hills was purchased for $4 million in 2001. In January 2022, David placed this residence on the market for $19.95 million. Here is a virtual tour:




In April 2020, he purchased a relatively modest home in West Hollywood, California for $2.3 million.


In October 2021, David purchased a brand-new home in the Hollywood Hills for $13.85 million.


David Spade Lists His Decades-Old Beverly Hills Home for $20 Million

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