Curious about David Spade’s height, family, career, and net worth? Read on to learn everything you need to know about this American actor and comedian.
Who is David Spade?
David Spade is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He’s known for his snarky delivery, and he specializes in playing nasty guys. His most popular roles include Joe Dirt and Richard from Tommy Boy.
Regarding his personal life, Spade was born on July 22, 1964, in Birmingham, Michigan. As a toddler, his family moved to Arizona. Once his parents divorced, Spade was raised by his mother, continuing to live in Arizona.
David Spade began doing stand-up comedy during his college years. He often jokes that he uses humor to deal with the tragedy in his life. In the 1990s, Spade rose to fame as an SNL cast member. He went on to star in dozens of movies and TV shows.
He continues working in Hollywood today, with a new late-night show on Comedy Central and two movies in production.
How tall is David Spade?
David Spade is 5’5″. At five-foot-five, he’s the same height as Josh Hutcherson and BD Wong.
What movies and TV shows did he do?
David Spade started gaining popularity in the 1990s as a Saturday Night Live cast member. According to IMDB, between 1990 and 2010, Spade (or his voice) showed up on SNL over 70 times. On the sketch comedy show, he played everything and everyone, from Brad Pitt to Joan Rivers.
Like his later films, Spade would play the straight-man in sketches with Chris Farley.
Along with Adam Sandler, they would play mall employees called the Gap Girls. There’s a classic bit where Farley plays a motivational speaker named Mr. Foley, who lectures a pair of teen siblings played by Spade and Christina Applegate.
Outside of SNL, David Spade made a name for himself playing second fiddle to Chris Farley. He starred alongside him in Tommy Boy (1995) and Black Sheep (1996). Spade went on to leading roles in films like Joe Dirt (2001) and Father of the Year (2018).
Spade’s also had a varied television career, starring in the long-running sitcoms Just Shoot Me (1997-2003) and Rules of Engagement (2007-2013).
Speaking of TV, David Spade has a new show on Comedy Central. It’s a late-night panel discussion where he talks pop culture with fellow comedians and celebrities. The show’s getting lukewarm reviews so far. But even the critics say if you like Spade’s snide style, it’s worth checking out Lights Out with David Spade.
In addition to his new talk show, Spade is in post-production on a Netflix movie titled The Wrong Missy. And, according to IMDB, it looks like he’s in pre-production on an untitled HBO project with Diablo Cody.
Even though he’s been in the business for over thirty years, the guy still loves to work.
Who is David Spade’s Wife?
David Spade is not married. Though Spade doesn’t have a wife, he’s been romantically linked to models and actresses throughout his career.
His most high-profile relationships were with Naya Rivera (2017), Nicollette Sheridan (2008-2009), Heather Locklear (2006), Julie Bowen (2002-2003) and Lara Flynn Boyle (1998-1999).
At 55 years old, he’s seems committed to the bachelor lifestyle. He appears to be single at the moment, with no official girlfriend. Of course, that doesn’t mean he isn’t dating. You can spot him hanging out with mystery women around L.A. from time to time.
Does he have a daughter?
Yes, he shares custody of his daughter with her mother, a former Playboy bunny named Jillian Grace. Shortly after they broke up, Grace gave birth to their daughter. She was born in 2008, making her 11 years old today. Harper Spade is his daughter’s name.
A true daddy’s girl, Harper seems to occupy a special place in her father’s heart. He even touched on his experiences with fatherhood in his memoir, A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World.
In the book, Spade seems like a devoted Dad. He says he can’t imagine not being there for his daughter when she’s sick or feeling down. She accompanied her Dad at the premiere of Hotel Transylvania 3. Spade also says that Harper has an especially close relationship with her grandma (his mother).
Is he related to Andy Spade?
Yes, Andy Spade is David’s brother. If you didn’t know, fashion designer Kate Spade was David Spade’s sister-in-law. Following Kate’s untimely death, David helped his brother flee from the paparazzi.
Before her death, Andy and Kate Spade were married for 24 years. Andy and his daughter Frances fled to David’s L.A. home after failing to dodge reporters and photographers at home in NYC.
Since Andy and Kate stayed out of the spotlight, choosing to quietly run their fashion brand, Andy didn’t quite know how to deal with all the media attention. He was lucky to have his brother there to help him navigate the whole situation.
What is David Spade’s net worth?
As of 2019, David Spade is worth an estimated $60 Million. While his height may be modest, his wealth certainly isn’t. Spade is one of the richest men we’ve featured here at TMM.
Spade earned his fortune through acting, producing, writing, and even some real estate investing. David Spade’s house in Beverly Hills is worth an estimated $20 Million.
What happened to his house?
In 2017, the famous actor’s Beverly Hills home was burglarized. According to TMZ, the robbers made off with $80,000 worth of cash and jewelry.
When he was a guest on Jimmy Fallon’s show, he told the story of realizing his whole safe was stolen. Despite the robbery, Spade continues to live in his Beverly Hills home with his daughter.
Even though his life has been plagued with personal problems, Spade channels that frustrated energy and makes us all laugh. We salute you, David Spade!