Pete Davidson is a comedian and a professional actor who is well-known for his work on ‘Saturday Night Live’. The superstar hails from New York. He is best known to essay diverse roles on MTV comedy shows such as Wild ‘n Out, Philosophy and Guy Code. Davidson made standup appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central. He is one of the youngest members (20 years old) to appear on Saturday Night Live. The young lad essayed a small role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
How much is Pete Davidson’s net worth?
According to reliable sources, Pet Davidson Net Worth in 2020 is $5 million. The prime source of Davidson’s income is from his standup shows, events, series, and comedy movies. The actor pulls in an average gross of $34,917 per standup appearance, according to touring data outfit Pollstar.
How was the early life of this comedy star?
Pete Davidson or Peter Michael Davidson came into the world on November 16, 1993. The star took birth in Staten Island in New York, USA. Pete is son to Amy Davidson who is of Irish ancestry and Scott Davidson who possesses Jewish heritage. The comedian was raised as a Catholic.
Pete’s father served as a firefighter in New York City, who left the world while fighting the biggest and deadliest terrorist attack. The demise deeply traumatized Pete to such an extent that he was haunted by suicidal thoughts. However, he somehow managed to come out of the situation. Pete’s love for his father is evident from the fact that his father’s badge number 8418 is engraved on his left arm.
Davidson is grateful to the famous rapper Kid Cudi as it was his music that allowed him to combat his mental disorders. He revealed this during the morning radio show The Breakfast Club.
How is the personal life of Pete?
From birth till October 2015, Davidson lived in Brooklyn Heights, NY along with his mother. Later, both mother and son shifted in Staten Island in a property they purchased together.
In 2016, during the U.S. presidential election, Pete showed his immense support to Hillary Clinton, he even engraved a tattoo of Clinton on his leg. Pete had more than 40 tattoos on his chest, legs, arms, and neck by August 2018.
Later at the age of 18, he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when he got serious treatment and used marijuana to ease pain and stress. The comedian made a statement in March 2017 on his Instagram account that he stopped consuming drugs. Pete Davidson clarified during an interview on comedian Marc Maron’s podcast that marijuana was the only drug used by him.
Davidson was in a series relationship with Ariana Grande from May 2018 to October 2018. The couple even announced their engagement within this phase. The couple was madly in love but this romance ended very soon due to their differences. Post the breakup, there were rumors of the comedian dating actress Kate Beckinsale and even model Kaia Gerber.
Davidson’s Age, Height, and Weight
Born in the year 1993, Davidson is currently 26 years as of April 2020. He’s almost 6’ feet tall and weighs nearly 165 pounds.
Career Highlights of Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson’s career in the field of comedy began with his appearance in MTV’s series named Failosophy. A month later, the comedian appeared in another MTV comedy series called ‘Guy Code’. Pete also appeared in films like Ѕсhооl Dаnсе, Going Places, Trainwreck, and many more.
He debuted as a standup comedian in the year 2014 when he was casted in the 40th season of Saturday Night Live. At just 20, he appeared in SNL and became one of the youngest members of the show.
Davidson made the headlines when his tour with John Mulaney was announced back in January 2019. This tour was for a finite series named Sundays with Pete & John. The duo also made an appearance on Saturday Night Live and Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Pete’s Earnings from Stage Show
According to Parade Magazine, SNL cast members usually earn up to $24,000 (USD) per episode—but salaries vary and depend on seniority. Since 2014, Pete Davidson is a part of the show. His salary is a generous $15k per episode as per the reports given by Celebrity Net Worth.
Favorite Quotes from Pete Davidson
Here are a few quotes from the comedian that is worth treasuring:
“I don’t want my audience to be full of idiots. If you don’t want to be a fan anymore I would be coming forward with my thoughts. That means you must not be there whenever I show up in a said city”
“Thanks to SNL, my jokes have significantly changed. Because you have to kind of pay attention to the news when you’re on ‘SNL,’ I feel a lot smarter now”