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Dane Jeffrey Cook, simply known as Dane Cook, is a famous American actor, voice actor, film producer, as well as a comedian. To the public Dane Cook is perhaps best known as a stand-up comedian, who first debuted on stage in 1994. Since then, Dane Cook has released several comedy albums, such as “Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden”, “Isolated”, “Harmful If Swallowed” and “Retaliation”. The latter album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and has become the most successful comedy album since “A Wild and a Crazy Guy” released by Steve Martin in 1978. “Retaliation” did extremely well on the market, as it received a Gold certification six days after its release, which is an impressive accomplishment. Up to date, the album has sold more than 1.2 million copies worldwide and is currently certified Platinum by the RIAA.

 

Dane Cook Net Worth $30 Million

Dane Cook’s stand-up performances helped him venture into the television industry and appear in various films and projects. Ever since his film debut with “Flypaper” in 1997, Dane Cook has starred in such movies as “My Best Friend’s Girl” with Kate Hudson, Jason Biggs and Alec Baldwin, “Good Luck Chuck” with Jessica Alba, “Employee of the Month” with Jessica Simpson and Dax Shepard, and “Dan in Real Life” to name a few.

In addition to the revenue collected from his stand-up performances and film appearances, Dane Cook has managed to add significant amounts of money to his wealth from going on tours, the most recent of which entitled “Globo Thermo Tour” happened in 2009.

A famous comedian and an actor, how rich is Dane Cook? According to sources, Dane Cook’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. Undoubtedly, most of Dane Cook’s net worth and wealth came from his stand-up comedy and on screen appearances.

Dane Cook was born in 1972, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but spent the majority of his childhood in Arlington, where he graduated from Arlington High School. In order to become a comedian, Cook moved out from Arlington to New York where he started giving performances in various bars. Soon after, he moved out again, this time to Los Angeles, where he earned his big breakthrough. Cook’s large public and media exposure came in 1998, when he performed on a comedy-sketch series that aired on Comedy Central called “Premium Blend”. Many comedians, such as Daniel Tosh, Stephen Lynch, Ron White and Gabriel Iglesias, who went on to appear on “Premium Blend”, later launched successful careers and came out with their own specials on “Comedy Central Presents” program.

Ever since Cook debuted with “Harmful If Swallowed” he has received much praise, yet he hasn’t been able to avoid criticism either. Many commentators and critics deemed Cook’s sense of humor as “unfunny”, while his huge ego earned him more enemies than friends among fellow comedians. In addition to that, Dane Cook was criticized for plagiarizing Louis C.K’s material in his second album called “Retaliation”, an argument which was later played out in Louis C.K.’s series “Louie”, where Cook played himself.

A famous stand-up performer, Dane Cook has an estimated net worth of $30 million.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Exit 2017 post-production Charlie
American Gods 2017 TV Series filming Robbie
Workaholics 2016 TV Series JP Richman
400 Days 2015 Dvorak
Planes: Fire & Rescue 2014 Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular 2014 Short Dusty (voice)
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game The Local Population (voice)
Planes 2013 Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Next Caller 2012-2013 TV Series Cam
Guns, Girls and Gambling 2012 Sheriff Hutchins
The Producers 2012 Video Franz Liebkind
Answers to Nothing 2011 Ryan
Louie 2011 TV Series Dane Cook
Detention 2011 Principal Verge
Hawaii Five-0 2011 TV Series Matt Williams
My Best Friend's Girl 2008 Tank
Dan in Real Life 2007 Mitch
Good Luck Chuck 2007 Charlie
Mr. Brooks 2007 Mr. Smith
Crank Yankers 2002-2007 TV Series Sav McCauley / Jack Larson / Foreign Guy / ...
Employee of the Month 2006 Zack
Farce of the Penguins 2006 Online Penguin (voice)
Cooked 2005 TV Movie Dane
Waiting... 2005/I Floyd
London 2005/I George
Duck Dodgers 2005 TV Series Van Chancy
Mr 3000 2004 Sausage Mascot (voice)
Good Girls Don't... 2004 TV Series Max
Torque 2004 Neil Luff
Channel Surfing 2004 TV Movie voice
Humor Me 2004 TV Movie Dane
Stuck on You 2003 Officer Fraioli
Windy City Heat 2003 TV Movie Roman Polanski
The Man Show 2002 TV Series Blotto Pugilistum
Tian mai zhuan qi 2002 Bob
L.A.X. 2002 Terrell Chasman
Spiral 1999 Short David
Simon Sez 1999 Nick Miranda
Mystery Men 1999 Waffler
Flypaper 1999 Tim
Suddenly Susan 1998 TV Series Elliot
Buddy 1997 Fair Cop
Maybe This Time 1995-1996 TV Series Kyle

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dane Cook: Troublemaker 2014 TV Special documentary
Tourgasm 2006 TV Series 7 episodes
8 Guys 2003 Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dane Cook: Troublemaker 2014 TV Special documentary
Just for Laughs 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dane Cook: Isolated Incident 2009 TV Special
Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden 2007 Video
Dane Cook: Vicious Circle 2006 TV Special documentary
Cooked 2005 TV Movie
8 Guys 2003 Short writer
Comedy Central Presents 2000 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Spiral 1999 Short writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
400 Days 2015 executive producer
Dane Cook: Troublemaker 2014 TV Special documentary executive producer
Dane Cook, 30 Premeditated Acts 2009 Video executive producer
Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden 2007 Video executive producer
Dane Cook: Vicious Circle 2006 TV Special documentary executive producer
Tourgasm 2006 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Cooked 2005 TV Movie co-executive producer
Spiral 1999 Short producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dan in Real Life 2007 performer: "Ruthie Pigface Draper" 2007, "Let My Love Open The Door" 1980 / writer: "Ruthie Pigface Draper" 2007

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
They Put It Out There 2011 TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle 2016 TV Series Himself - Judge
The Night Time Show with Stephen Kramer Glickman 2016 TV Series Himself
Inside Comedy 2015 TV Series Himself
Pop Culture Underground 2015 TV Series Himself
Comedy Bang! Bang! 2014 TV Series Himself
WWE Tribute to the Troops 2014 TV Special Himself
Dane Cook: Troublemaker 2014 TV Special documentary Himself
Good Morning America 2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Tom Green Live 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Meredith Vieira Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Planes: Fire & Rescue
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 TV Series Himself - Planes: Fire & Rescue
Huffpost Live 2014 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series Himself
Stand Up to Cancer 2014 TV Special Himself
Chelsea Lately 2010-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Made in Hollywood 2012-2014 TV Series Himself
The View 2007-2014 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Guest
Just for Laughs: All-Access 2014 TV Series Himself
Larry King Now 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2001-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Interviewed by Majorette
Boston Strong an Evening of Support and Celebration 2013 TV Movie Himself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf 2011 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2011 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011 TV Series Himself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2011 TV Series Himself
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Just for Laughs 2010 TV Series Himself - Comedian
MTV Video Music Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Comics Unleashed 2006-2010 TV Series Himself
American Idol 2008-2010 TV Series Performer / Himself
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti 2010 Video Himself
Asia Uncut with Jon Niermann 2010 TV Series Himself
The Jay Leno Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2009 TV Series Himself
The Brian McKnight Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Starz Inside: Comics on Screen 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Teen Choice Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2009 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
Dane Cook, 30 Premeditated Acts 2009 Video Himself
Dane Cook: Isolated Incident 2009 TV Special Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2009 TV Series Himself
15 Unforgettable Hollywood Tragedies 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Movie Loft 2009 TV Series Himself
A to Z: Professor Turner's Sexist Rating System 2009 Video short Himself
The Cast's Guide to Dating 2009 Video short Himself
Making It in Beantown: Where It All Began 2009 Video short Himself
Rove Live 2008 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
The Best of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen 2008 Video Himself
Just Like Family: The Making of 'Dan in Real Life' 2008 Video short Himself
That Little Extra 2007 Video documentary short Floyd
Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden 2007 Video Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Last Comic Standing 2007 TV Series Himself
The Teen Choice Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2007 TV Series Himself
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Presenter
VH1 Big in 06 Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Comic Relief 2006 2006 TV Special documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live 2005-2006 TV Series Himself - Host / Saddam Hussein / Jay Feely
Late Show with David Letterman 1997-2006 TV Series Himself
The Insider 2006 TV Series Himself
Dane Cook: Vicious Circle 2006 TV Special documentary Himself
Tourgasm 2006 TV Series Himself
The Teen Choice Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Himself - Host
Extra 2006 TV Series Himself
2006 MTV Movie Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Just for Laughs 2006 TV Series Himself
Dave Attell's Insomniac Tour Featuring Sean Rouse, Greg Giraldo and Dane Cook 2005 TV Special documentary Himself
Too Late with Adam Carolla 2005 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2004-2005 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Himself - Comedian and Presenter
Bar Mitzvah Bash! 2004 TV Movie Himself
Shorties Watchin' Shorties 2004 TV Series Himself
R3 2003 Documentary Tony
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary 2003 TV Movie Himself
Comic Remix 2002 TV Series Himself
USO Comedy Tour 2002 TV Series Himself - Comedian
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 1999-2001 TV Series Himself
Comedy Central Presents 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Comics Come Home 5 1999 TV Special Himself
Premium Blend 1998 TV Series Himself
Comic Relief's American Comedy Festival 1996 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Not Safe with Nikki Glaser 2016 TV Series Himself
Hawaii Five-0 2014 TV Series Matt Williams
Chelsea Lately 2014 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 ShoWest Award ShoWest Convention, USA Breakout Performance of the Year
2007 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian
2000 Pixie Pixie Awards Best Actor in an i-Feature Film Spiral (1999)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian
2008 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Screen Couple Awake (2007) · Jessica Alba
· Hayden Christensen
· Ioan Gruffudd
2008 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian
2006 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian


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#Fact
1 Doesn't drink or smoke.
2 Said in his album, "Isolated Incident", that he voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential Election.
3 In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $9 million.
4 He once worked with Scott Rockett at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, along with Aisha Tyler and his Employee of the Month (2006) co-star, Harland Williams.
5 Is a Boston Red Sox fan.
6 Worked at a Burger King where his brother was the manager.
7 He has Irish, and some English, Scottish, and German, ancestry. His paternal grandparents were both born on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
8 Has a brother and five sisters
9 Worked at Video Horizons in Arlington, Massachusetts
10 Attended Arlington High School in Arlington, Massachusetts.

#Quote
1 [2011, on Answers to Nothing (2011)] What appealed to me about this film is that it was an ensemble piece. Little movie, low budget and we were all going to be in the trenches, together. We wanted to get it above the line, we hoped that it would get into theaters, we hoped people would see it. Those were the early conversations. Hopefully with this success and if people find the film, I'll be up for more compelling roles that are not necessarily just dramatic but different kinds of comedy. Like Jason Reitman that I admire or Woody Allen. It's funny because I love comedic directors that know how to utilize a comic's ability for the tender moments as well.
2 [2011, on his dream role] Neil LaBute's play, Fat Pig - we were set to do that and we were about a week away from going back to rehearsal when we lost our key financier. So, unfortunately now, it's looking like we might not be doing it until the spring, if we can do it at all. The part of "Carter" though, that I saw a few years ago when Chris Pine played him - I saw the play and immediately said, "That's the character I want to play."... It's a four-person play. "Tom", my character's best friend, basically falls in love with an obese woman. We all think she is the greatest until we meet her. Based on physicality, I try to talk him out of this relationship. My character is just an asshole - a caustic, sterile, verbally abusive character. Yet, there is this great moment where Carter talks about his obese mother and what he experienced growing up with her. Similar to my character in Answers to Nothing (2011), it starts out with my character being a complete jerk. No [audience member] is going to want this guy back and yet there is this tremendous floodgate moment where he just opens up and admits that he hated his mother because of her weight. I love roles where you take risks and I don't mind that these characters polarize people.
3 (2011) My nickname for my mom was "The Compass." She actually passed away a few years ago. She always knew the direction I had before I knew it. I had zero belief in myself growing up. I grew up very self-loathing. I was a phobic. I had anxiety. I had panic attacks. Once I left my house I was a wreck. Yet, here was this empowered, funny, very cool woman - my mom would listen to AC/DC's "Hells Bells" with my friends in the car - and she would tell me, "You have a lot of soul, Dane. Every day, you have to believe in yourself." I had so much insecurity though and she saw [my whole future] laid out. I can't tell you how many times I'd call my mom to tell her, "I'm hosting SNL" and she'd just say, "I know." She knew it was all going to happen.
4 (2011) My mom and dad passed away from cancer. Within nine months, I lost both of my folks. Immediately after that, I had a horrible betrayal where my brother, who worked for me, stole a lot of my money. He's in jail now. Here I was, reaching a larger success in my life but simultaneously dealing with this. My professional dreams were coming true while I was living a personal nightmare. It's amazing the lessons that came out of that. I had to go inward and first, I had to accept my accomplishments which I had never done. I don't think I ever sat and enjoyed them. I was always thinking, "What's next, what's next" or just trying to accomplish something for my folks. A gift that [those experiences] gave me was that they taught me to stop and appreciate what I've done. I've done a lot and it's okay to share that. Now, I'm starting with something that is all for me. I don't have to do anything for anyone else's benefit anymore. I just want to exceed my own expectations.
5 (2011) There was a moment with a heckler where - I haven't thought about this in so long - I think I was having such a strong performance that night that this guy's date was attracted to my powerful energy - me being the guy performing. Maybe in this guy's life, he was that powerful guy. Anyway, he shouted some shit at me. We had a little toe-to-toe and what I ended up doing is breaking down to this guy's date why she shouldn't be with a man like this. It was surgical the way I was going in and asking her questions and getting truth out of her. By the end of the show, they had stormed off angrily. Then two days later, I got an e-mail from her asking me out to dinner...She wrote, "I don't want to be with a guy who's like that." So many truths had come to the surface just from what I - I learned that when you really get that eye contact with somebody and you're on stage, you can pull the truth out of someone. Just like Howard Stern does on the radio. He pulls the truth out of his listeners before they even realize it. I kind of learned those tricks and how to get into audience members' souls a little. I'd have therapeutic moments like that which would lead to somewhat life-altering moments. Sometimes they are minuscule but in this case, it led to the end of a relationship. He was a douchebag and maybe his date didn't realize it until he behaved in that manner. I just brought it all out of him.
6 [To Simon Cowell] You have the honesty of Abraham Lincoln and all the charm of the man who shot him.
7 You know you're drunk when you think that the cab fare is the time.

#Trademark
1 Deep voice
2 Excitable, high-energy stage presence
3 Observational comedy mixed with dark humor and comedic violence

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