|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Birthday:||Aug 24, 1962|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Height:||6.2 feet (188cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Comedian, Actor, TV-personality|
|Last Updated:||January, 2022|
David Koechner has spent a large portion of his life making people laugh through his comedy roles in the American film industry. The 59 years old actor earns about $825,000 per year, $68,750 per year and his total net worth is around 5 million USD. David started practicing comedy roles after studying improvisational comedy at Chicago. He has been known best for playing Todd Packer in ‘The Office’ and in Champ Kind in Anchorman films.
How Did David Koechner Become Rich?
David Koechner was born in a big family in Tipton, Missouri. He has five other siblings: two brothers, Mark and Jo plus three sisters: Joan, Mary-Rose and Cecilia. His father, Cecil Stephen Koechner, had a business that used to make turkey coops. Koechner used to joke around in interviews stating that if you see a turkey moving down the road in a big truck, it is possible that its coop is from Tipton. Koechner’s parents are of English, German and Irish descent and raised him to be a catholic person. Koechner was a political science student at the University of Missouri before deciding to make a career in improvisational comedy. To achieve that he moved to Chicago, Illinois. He was mentored by Del Close when he joined “The Second City” comedy troupe and which he graduated in 1994.
In 1998 he married a beautiful woman Leigh, who supported him throughout his career and together they have five beautiful children. They have been married for a little over 20 years, but unfortunately, David Koechner filed for divorce in January 2020. The actor is yet to talk about his divorce in public, but his wife had no problem sharing about the divorce as she has made herself a career by doing podcasts and is known to be an Empowerment/Divorce coach.
David started his career in a famous TV-show Saturday Night Live. During his time there, he became good friends with the guest writer of the show, David Gruber Allen, who give him a role in his improvisational comedy act called ‘The Naked Trucker Show’. His character, Gerald “T-bones” Tibbons, became so popular that he was called Gerald in many TV shows for short appearances. Later the directors of different shows he auditioned for would always want him in that persona. Soon after, he became so successful that he got significant roles in Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Real Time with Bill Maher after the first season of SNL.
In 2004, Koechner landed a lead role in a movie that became a highlight of his career: he played sports reporter Champ Kind in the Anchorman series, which anyone couldn’t have done better than him. After this, he played many comedic supporting roles in numerous films. He has later was appointed a role in NBC’s The Office as Todd Packer, which once again proved to be very beneficial for him as the audience loved his character and The Office remains one of the most loved series.
What Is David Koechner Net Worth?
Although David Koechner at the beginning was a theatre actor, he soon got the recognition he deserved and has got many prominent roles, which proved to be great for his career. Koechner wasn’t just an actor, he also became a comedian, a writer, a musician and a producer with a net worth of a whopping 5 million USD. He roughly earns about $2,200 per day, $15,865 per week, $68,750 per month and $825,00 per year, which means he earns around a dollar with every minute that passes by.
How David Koechner Spends His Money?
David Koechner is one of the wealthiest American celebrities who act in movies and features in many reality shows. He regularly performs for The Naked Trucker Show and T-bones show, which means his bank account is always full of money he can spend on almost anything he wants. He owns a big house in Los Angeles, California, where he lives with his family and most of the big celebrities of Hollywood live as well. He has a massive collection of cars, but he is mainly seen driving a red sports car himself.
David Koechner, despite being a big celebrity, wasn’t seen in any controversial situation. There has been no scandal where he has ever been involved in his entire career, proving that he is a decent man with the plan of always moving forward with his job.
- David Koechner has been married for 21 years, and he has five children. He is recently going through divorce proceedings and has yet to speak about it in public.
- Koechner has the names of his five kids and his wife tattooed on his right arm.
- Koechner is a big fan of Kansas City Chiefs and co-hosts Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, which is a fundraiser with Paul Rudd and other celebrities who hail from Kansas City. The event benefits the Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City.
- His role as Champ Kind was nominated three times in MTV movie awards for Best On-Screen Team for “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” and Best WTF Moment and Best Fight for “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues“.
- His highest-grossing movies are Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Get Smart & The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
- He has been a voice-over artist for many movies for kids.