Daniel Dwight Tosh is an American comedian, actor, television host, executive producer and writer. While born in West Germany, he grew up in the United States, in Florida. His father is a Presbyterian minister. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he began his career in comedy. He is most known for his black comedy routines, which deliberately use an offensive sense of humor. Other genres he explores include observational comedy, sarcasm and satire.
Daniel Tosh Net Worth - $16 Million
Birth Name - Daniel Dwight Tosh
Date of birth - May 29, 1975
Zodiac Sign - Gemini
Birth Place - Boppard, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany
Nationality - American & German
Height - 6′ 3″
Profession - Screenwriter, Television producer, Presenter, Comedian, Film producer, Voice Actor
While his fans mostly appreciate his approach, some of the performances have also attracted a great deal of controversy. Tosh is the host of Tosh.0, a television show which airs on Comedy Central since June 4, 2009. The Daniel Tosh net worth is estimated at around $16 million.
Almost immediately after he graduated college, Tosh started touring around the comedy club circuit. In 1998, he appeared at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, Canada, as one of the “New Faces”. This act was then televised in 2000, at the Theatre Saint-Denis, which is located in Montreal.
But the first big break in his career came in 2001, the year in which he performed on the Late Show with David Letterman. He then started to appear on other programs, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Premium Blend, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He hosted an episode of Live at Gotham on Comedy Central and appeared on radio shows such as Kevin and Bean, The Bob & Tom Show and Loveline.
In addition to the above, Tosh has also previously been a spokesman in commercials for Taco Bell. His tours are very popular and sell a record number of tickets. In 2011, the American business magazine Forbes reported that his 60-date nationwide stand-up tour was all sold out.
In 2014 he repeated this performance. That same year, Forbes reported that the average ticket price for his shows is $161,94. In 2011, the Daniel Tosh net worth was $11 million, which, according to Forbes, placed him on the ninth place on the list of top-earning comedians who get their income mostly from the stage ticket sales.
Daniel has also been an actor and his most notable movie role was in The Love Guru, where he played the character Cowboy Hat alongside Mike Myers. He’s also known for voicing Malloy in the adult animated sitcom Brickleberry, which ran for three seasons, and for which he also served as executive producer.