Dan Castellaneta Net Worth is $85 Million (as of 2020)
It has been announced that the total estimate of Dan Castellaneta net worth reaches a sum of 60 million dollars. Dan Castellaneta is mostly known as a voice actor and comedian, although he is also an actor and screenwriter. Dan Castellaneta was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1957. Dan Castellaneta has established his name as one of the most popular voice actors known around the world. As such, he is mostly known from the TV animated series called “The Simpsons”, where he has been the voice of the leading character, Homer Simpson. As the show became very popular everywhere in the world, it also added up a lot to the total amount of Dan Castellaneta net worth. In addition to voicing Homer Simpson, he has also appeared as a voice of other characters in the show, including Abraham “Grampa” Simpson, Krusty the Clown, Mayor Quimby, Barney Gumble, Groundskeeper Willie and Hans Moleman.
Dan Castellaneta’s Salary: $300 Thousand Per Episode
|Net Worth:||$85 Million|
|Age:||63 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Date of birth:||Oct 29, 1957|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Comedian, Actor, Television producer, Singer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Writer|
When he was just a young boy, Dan Castellaneta got interested into acting. His father had a collection of comedy records and he used to listen to them and eventually learnt how to imitate some artists. Dan Castellaneta was studying at Northern Illinois University. After graduation, he became a member of the Chicago’s Second City. He belonged to this group up until 1987.
In that year, Dan Castellaneta was chosen to be a voice actor in the Tracey Ullman Show. This was also the beginning of “The Simpsons”. He originally was chosen for the voice only of Homer Simpson. Eventually, the Tracey Ullman show was re-named into the title of “The Simpsons”. For his work on these series, Dan Castellaneta became a winner of four Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Voice-Over Performance. Thus, in addition to increasing Dan Castellaneta net worth, the series also made him recognized and earned him awards. In 1993, he got another award, that being the Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Field of Animation. In addition to appearing in the animation “The Simpsons”, Dan Castellaneta also served as a writer of some episodes of it.
Other TV shows in which he appeared include “The Adventures of Dynamo Duck”, “Back to the Future: The Animated Series”, “Sibs”, “Darkwing Duck”, “Aladdin” and “Hey Arnold!”. All of these productions have also added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Dan Castellaneta net worth, which makes him one of the richest voice actors today too.