Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth, How did the stand-up comedian and actor accumulate so much wealth and fame? Read on to find out more about Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth and his personal life.
About Larry The Cable Guy
His real name is Daniel Lawrence Whitney, he is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, singer and radio personality, with a career spanning over 30 years.
Larry The Cable Guy is famous for his different sold-out music albums, tours, movie appearances, and radio appearances and was one of the members of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
The comedian has also released 7 comedy albums, of which have been certified Gold by the RIAA. Larry also starred in a number of movies which include; Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Delta Farce, and Witless Protection, as well as voicing Mater in the Cars franchise.
He has achieved success in the course of his career which made Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth so huge.
Larry the Cable Guy Net Worth as of today is $80 Million. Read on to find out about how Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth was acquired.
|Full Name:||Daniel Lawrence Whitney|
|Profession:||Actor, Producer, Singer, Radio Personality, Stand-up Comedian|
|Date of Birth:||February 17, 1963|
|Net Worth:||$80 Million|
Larry The Cable Guy Early Life and Career
Larry The Cable Guy born on 17th of February 1963, in Pawnee City, Nebraska. His parents are Tom and Shirley Whitney.
Larry’s father was a guitarist, entertainer, and Christian minister. He was raised on a pig farm and attended The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida. He graduated from Berean Christian School in West Palm Beach in the early ’80s.
He attended College at the Baptist University of America in Georgia, and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
He majored in drama and speech and also credits his roommates from Texas and Georgia for inspiring his Southern accent impression.
However, after trying out comedy, Larry dropped out of college during his Junior year.
Larry joined the Palm Beach Comedy Scene after quitting school and later in 1991, he began doing radio comedy. Eventually, the persona ‘Larry the Cable Guy‘ was born.
‘The Cable Guy’ became his trademark. And with his Southern accent, Larry engages in conservations about a variety of topics ranging from family stories to jokes on his radio presentations.
He even invented his own catchphrase “Git-R-Done!”. But despite his appearances on radio and doing comedy, Larry only became famous after he was invited by Jeff Foxworthy to join his ‘Blue Collar Comedy tour’.
The group was later joined by comedian Bill Engvall. And from, the group went on to achieve success so when the tour was released as a live comedy DVD, it sold over a million copies.
Moreover, Larry has also done some solo projects of his own as well, releasing two comedy CDs titled ‘Lord, I Apologize for (2001)’ and ‘The Right to Bear Arms (2005)’ which were huge successes.
Both albums got gold certification by the RIAA. And his third album was released in 2007 titled ‘Morning Constitution’.
Larry later decided to bring his Larry the Cable Guy to cinemas all over the country by releasing the “Larry the Cable Guy: Health inspector” in 2006. A year later, Larry appeared in “Witless Protection”.
He has since then gone ahead to feature in series of movies, radio shows, and standup comedies.
Highlights of Larry’s Career
The Ron and Ron Show.
The Bob and Tom show.
The Chris Baker Show.
KDGE and KEZO’s The Todd and Tyler Show.
Kirk, Mark, and Lopez morning show.
The Johnny Dare Morning Show.
Greg and the Morning Buzz
Lord, I Apologize (2001)
The Right to Bear Arms (2005)
- Larry was roasted in a Comedy Central special on March 15, 2009.
- Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy, which was his newest travelogue, series premiered on February 8, 2011.
- He was featured in the 2012 Disneyland’s California Adventure theme park’. ‘Cars Land’ in a ride called “Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree”. Larry gave. voiceovers for a character named Mater from the Disney/Pixar Cars movies.
Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth
As of 2019, Larry the Cable Guy Net Worth is $80 million. Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth was earned from his career as a standup comedian, and actor.
Larry has appeared on several radio shows, comedy events, and movies throughout his career which spans over 3 decades.
Larry The Cable Guy Personal Life
Larry is married to his wife, Cara. The couple tied the knot on the 3 or July 2005, and together they have two children; a son, Wyatt (born August 2, 2006), and a daughter, Reagan (born October 29, 2007).
He resides in Lincoln, Nebraska, on a 180-acre (73 ha) farm. Moreso, he has a street named after him in his own town of Pawnee City, Nebraska.
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However, Larry has also expressed his kindness and generosity in different ways as he once donated money to buy new theatrical equipment for the local high school.
Larry also in September 2010, donated $5 million to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida.
Also, aside from doing comedy, Larry is a passionate fan of football and supports the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
He is also a close friend of contemporary comedian Lewis Black, even though they have dissimilar political views, backgrounds, and comedic material.
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