Dana Carvey is a prominent American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, screenwriter, and impressionist. He is best known as a cast member for the show Saturday Night Live seven seasons from 1986 to 1993. He is best known for acting in some films and television series like Opportunity Knocks, The Master of Disguise, Trapped in Paradise, To0ugh Guys, and Blue Thunder. Dana has won and been nominated for many awards and honours for his screenwriting actions. He has worked as a host of many television shows and as a voice actor who gave his voice to the characters in some films and series.
The Early Years of Dana Carvery
Dana Carvery was born under the name Dana Thomas Carvey, in Missoula, Montana, the United States of America, on June 2, 1955, and he is 67 years old as of 2022. His father’s name is Bud Carvey, and he is a high school business teacher. His mother’s name is Billie Carvey, and she is a teacher. Dana is the fourth of five children in his family; he has three older brothers named Brad Carvey, Mark Carvey, and Scott Carvey, and one younger sister named Lori Carvey.
Dana moved to Anderson, California, when he was two years because his father worked as a teacher, and he lived there for one year; after that, he moved to San Carlos, California, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, when he was three years old. Dana has been interested in music since childhood, and he started to play the drums when he was three years old and went to classes to learn music. Dana used to watch more comedy films from a young age because he was interested in stand-up comedy.
The Educational Qualifications of Dana Carvey
Dana Carvey studied at the Tierra Linda junior high school in San Carlos; after that, he joined Carlmont High school in Belmont, California. While studying in high school, he was a member of the Central Coast Section championship. After graduating from high school, he joined San Francisco State University, studied bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications, and graduated with a degree. While studying there, he first won his San Francisco Stand-Up comedy competition in 1977.
Personal details of Dana Carvey
Real Name: Dana Thomas Carvey
Profession: Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Producer, and Screenwriter
Celebrity name: Dana Carvey
Place of Birth: Missoula, Montana, the United States of America
Birthday: June 2, 1955
Colour of Eyes: Blue
Colour of Hair: Light Brown
Net Worth: $ 20 million
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Body measurements of Dana Carvey
Height in cm: 173 cm
Height in Feet: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight in Kg: 68 kg
Weight in Pound: 150 lbs
Body Measurements: NA
Chest Size: NA
Waist Size: NA
Biceps Size: NA
Shoe Size (In U.S.): 10
Dress Size (In the U.S.): NA
Family details of Dana Carvey
Mother’s Name: Billie Carvey
Father’s Name: Bud Carvey
Number of Siblings: Brad Carvey, Mark Carvey, Scott Carvey, and Lori Carvey
Relationship Status: Married
Children: Thomas Carvey and Dex Carvey
Spouse Name: Paula Zwagerman and Leah Carvey
The Relationship details of Dana Carvery
Dana Carvey was in a relationship with Leah Carvey, and they were in a relationship while studying in high school. After many years of dating, they both got married in 1979. After the marriage, while performing in The Other Café in San Francisco, Dana met Paula Zwagerman and fell in love with her. In 1980, Dana and Leah divorced because of his love for Leah. After the divorce in 1981, Dana got married to Paula, and in 1983, they married in a small ceremony. In 1992, they both welcomed their first child, a son was born, and his name was Dex Carvery. In 1994, they both welcomed their second son Thomas Carvey was born. In the 1990s, Dana has taken a break to raise his two sons. Currently, Dana lives in Mill Valley, located in Marin Country, California, along with his family.
The Net Worth of Dana Carvey
Dana Carvey has a net worth of $ 20 million as of 2023, and he has earned a major part of his net worth being an actor in films and television series.
Awards and Achievements of Dana Carvey
Dana Carvey won the Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for his work in the show Saturday Night Live in 1993. Then he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for Saturday Night Live in 1992. In 1998, Dana was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
Dana Carvey on social media
Dana Carvey is active on social media platforms; on Twitter, he has more than 216 K followers; on Facebook, he has more than 563 K followers. Dana has more than 786 K followers on his Instagram account, and he will use to post more pictures, videos, and stories on it.
The Professional life of Dana Carvey in films
Dana Carvey first acted as Barry McNichol in the film Halloween II in 1981. After that, he acted in the movies like Tough Guys in 1986, Wayne’s World 2 in 1993, The Road to Well ville in 1994, Sandy Wexler in 2017, and many others. Apart from acting, he also worked as a writer and voice artist for some films.
The Professional life of Dana Carvey in television
Dana Carvery first acted in the television series One of the Boys as Adam Shields in 1982. Then from 1986 to 1993, he appeared in various roles in the television show Saturday Night Live. From 1992 to 1997, Dana appeared in the television show The Larry Sanders Show. In 1996, he worked as a host, writer, and executive producer for The Dana Carvey Show. In 2016, Dana appeared as the host of the show First Impressions. Dana acted in some of the series like Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, LateLine, Blue Thunder, and many others.