Daniel Tosh is an American television personality, writer, actor, and executive producer. Besides many of us know him for his deliberately offensive and controversial style of black comedy. Currently, he hosts the show ‘Tosh.0’ where he accompanied as co-creator, writer, and executive producer as well.
Furthermore, he is a successful person who has stated that he has social anxiety and was always against public speaking. He has been an inspiration to many of us people who want to overcome his/her problems of nervousness and public speaking. So, let us scroll down to know more about his information on personal life, net worth, and so on.
Caption: The comedian, actor, host, Daniel Tosh.
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Daniel Tosh: Bio, Family, Education
He was born as Daniel Dwight Tosh on 29 May 1975, in Boppard, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany. He was born as the son of Presbyterian Minister and preacher. No information on his mother. Further, he has 3 siblings; a brother and two sisters along with whom he raised in Titusville, Florida. Tosh has a nationality of America and has a mixed ethnicity of Scottish, Irish, Swiss, and German.
Regarding his education, he attended Astronaut High School till 1993. He did door-to-door salesmanship in his childhood to assist his family income. Later Daniel enrolled at the University of Central Florida from where he obtained a degree in marketing.
Daniel Tosh: Career & Life Achievements
After graduation, he started to tour for the comedy club and appeared as one of the new faces in 1998 Just For Laughs in Montreal. His career breakthrough came when he performed on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’. Following that, he appeared in the shows like ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, ‘Jimmy Kennel Live!’ and in Comedy Central show. He has also been guest on radio shows like ‘The Bob & Tom Show’, ‘Loveline’, and ‘Kevin and Beam’. Mainly he has performed in the Comedy Central shows including 30-minutes special ‘Comedy Central Presents’, his stand-up special ‘Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious’ and ‘Live at Gotham’.
In 2011, his special ‘Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts’ aired on Comedy Central with 3.25 million viewers. After that, as an executive producer and gave a voice to the character ‘Malloy’ in CC’s animated sitcom ‘Brickleberry’. His current show ‘Tosh.0’ premiered in June 2009 attracted millions of viewers.
Daniel Tosh: Personal Life & Wife
You must be wondering whether the comedian with such humor is married or not. So, the answer is that he is a happily married man. He has tied a nuptial knot with writer Carly Hallam on 15 April 2016 in a private ceremony. Born on 14 February 1985 in Florida, the USA had graduated from Florida State University with English Honors. She has worked as a writer for her husband’s show and also appeared in the show ‘Tosh.0’. Currently, she is working for the show ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ as a story editor.
Previously, he has hooked up with a beautiful girl. He has dated model Megan Abrigo from 2009 to 2014 but no information on their separation. After that, sometime before his marriage, he mentioned that he will be marrying a ballerina that was put on a joke later. Also, he rumored to be a gay inclination but his marriage shut these rumors.
Caption: Daniel Tosh and his writer wife Carly Hallam
As a philanthropist, he has been actively involved in charitable events and programs. He has participated in a show dedicated to the family of the deceased comedian Greg Giraldo. Also, he did a show for the Alabama disaster victims and gave earnings for the relief work. He had participated in the annual stand-up charity shows with other fellow comedians.
Daniel Tosh: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his income, he surely is earning a good amount from his career. He also makes a good amount from his shows and tours. His income mainly comes from stage ticket sales because of his ever-growing skills in stand-up comedy. Therefore, Tosh has a net worth estimated at over $16 million as of 2019. Additionally, he has been listed in Forbes’ top-earnings comedians’ list since 2011. Furthermore, he resides in a luxurious home in Redondo Beach, California having a huge garage with several cars in it.
The television personality is also active on different social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. On Twitter, he goes by the handle @danieltosh with 25.9m followers. He has an Instagram account with 538k followers and over 8.5k followers on Facebook.
Daniel Tosh: Body Measurements
The comedian has a slim and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.90 meters. His body weighs around 86 kg but there is no information on his body measurements such as shoe size, chest, and biceps. He has a dark brown eye and hair color as well.