Host of one of the longest-serving late-night talk shows “Late Night with David Letterman”, Mr. David Michael Letterman is a legend in the history of comedians. He is a comedian, writer, host, and producer. He has hosted his show for 33 years and a total of 6,080 episodes of late-night and Late Show. The first episode of his show was aired on 1 February 1982 with a late night with David Letterman on NBC and was ended on 2015 May 20, as Broadcast of the Late Night Show with David Letterman on CBS. He was ranked 45th on TV Guide in 1996. His show “The Late Show with David Letterman” was ranked 7th on TV Guide 50 greatest TV show in 2002. So, today we are going to talk about David Letterman’s Net Worth and personal life too.
He is also a TV and film producer, his company worldwide pants produces several part-time comedies. He currently hosts and is a precious part of Netflix’s “My next guest needs no introduction with David Letterman” on Netflix.
David Letterman Early life
Son of Harry Joseph Letterman and Dorothy Marie Letterman mongering, David was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1947. He is the middle child to his parents with an older and a younger sister.
David grew up in north Indianapolis. He attended his high school in his hometown and then went to the Ball states university in Munsie. His major in college was Radio and Television. He was a fan of model cars and racing cars from his very childhood. His father’s ability to tell jokes and be the life of the party was the main reason David got his ability of humor. David’s father survived his first heart attack at the age of 36. David always lived with the fear of his father’s health after his father survived the first heart attack. His father died at the age of 57 due to a heart attack.
David Letterman Professional life
Letterman started his career as an announcer in the college for the college’s student-run radio station. He then hosted a radio talk show on WNTS (AM). He did not gain viewers who were ready to appreciate him until his “Late night television show with David Letterman” premiered in 1982. Its ironic humor cracked viewers up and the show made it to the top 10 list. In 2014 he announced his retirement from the show and his last show aired on 20 May 2015.
Stephen Colbert, a very close friend, and mentor to David was announced as his successor. He received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in the following year and in 2018 he returned as the host of the Netflix series “my guest needs no introduction with David Letterman”. He has been engaged in producing various shows.
David Letterman Net worth
David Letterman is one of the richest TV hosts in the world with a net worth of $400 million. He had hosted a single show for over 33 years and this has been a record. It has been an inspiration for other comedians who looks after David Letterman for inspiration.
David Letterman’s Relationship and love life
Married to Regina Lasko, Harry is into a 34 year married life. He started dating Regina Lasko in 1986, in 2009. David Letterman surprised everyone by announcing his married life on his talk show. They both are very happy parents to their son Harry who is 18 as of my 2021. The pair met on the late-night show with David Letterman, she was in the production team.
Before meeting Regina Harry was rumored to date Merrill Markoe who was the show’s head writer, she had a very big hand in making the show hit, there were rumors for their engagement but they both put the rumors to an end after some time.