How much is Pete Davidson net worth?
But who is Pete Davidson and why should you care about him?
He is a comedian.
The saying that “laughter is the best medicine” has made comedians to be as prominent as doctors.
In fact, there are several studies published that shows the benefits of laughing. The laughing could be among friends or watching someone doing it on stage.
The last century brought comedy closer to the people. Something that was not possible before. Comedy was only enjoyed when you’re an elite and would be invited to a theatre owned by a noble.
Then came TVs and live events, this ushered in the explosion of comedians.
Many comedians have a way of bringing smile to people, themselves inclusive.
While you would find yourself laughing over their jokes, they also find themselves laughing as they keep smiling to the bank.
They get paid to appear on shows and some even do tours that increase the size of their purse.
Pete Davidson is among those comedians who over the years has made money to cover the stress of making people laugh on a Saturday.
This article would discover Pete Davidson, his net worth and interesting things about his life.
PETE DAVIDSON NET WORTH IN 2018
PETE DAVIDSON EARLY LIFE
Although, he has a lot of money but he has not always been happy. He lost his father when he was seven.
His father Scott Davidson was a firefighter who died during the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Centre in New York. September 11, 2001 would go to become one of the worst day in his life.
This led him on the suicidal path that his performance in school became chaotic. At a time he wanted to remove the hairs on his head without a clipper, using his hand.
It took the music of Kid Cudi to help him accept the loss as he admitted on The Breakfast Club Morning radio show in 2016. He also seems to know Kid Cudi on a personal level.
He was born in Staten Island, New York in November 16, 1993. His father has Jewish heritage and his mother has Irish heritage.
He was raised Catholic and attended mostly Catholic schools as can be seen from the name of his schools.
St Joseph’s School was his first school before Tottenville High School. He later transferred to a school in Brooklyn where his mother was a nurse.
He started university at St Francis College in Brooklyn Heights where he did a stint before dropping out at age 19 to focus on comedy.
He told radio host Peter Rosenberg that he people were mean to him while he was growing up. He cited a case of when a kid told him that he was invited to a birthday party because his dad died.
HIS COMEDY CAREER
Pete Davidson started comedy quite early.
He said he found solace in comedy after the death of his dad and started doing open mic nights in New York City when he turned 16.
His mother who want him to be happy after his father’s death supported him during the open mic period.
After doing comedy for Bob Levy, he got contacted by another comedian who picked him. That led him to becoming the youngest comedian in the Saturday Night Live 40th crew.
He’s the fourth youngest SNL’s participant in history.
HIS LOVE FOR TATTOO
Pete Davidson is a man of tattoos.
He has tattoo of significant occasions in his life.
He made headlines when he revealed he has a tattoo of Hillary Clinton on his leg. Hillary replied that “this makes it significantly less awkward that I’ve had a Pete Davidson tattoo for years.”
He has on his left arm, 8418, which was his father’s firefighting badge number.
After engaging Ariana Grande, he drew a tattoo of her accessory on the cover of the Dangerous Woman Album. A black bunny ear mask.
It is rumoured that he also has a tattoo of his ex-girlfriend Cazzie David, who is the daughter of comedian Larry David.
PETE DAVIDSON CARS
Pete Davidson doesn’t have a numbers of cars in his garage save for an Audi, Ford and a Mercedes S-Class.
The Mercedes S-Class is his most promoted car. It cost him $185k to acquire the car.
In 2017, he posted a video of his grandpa driving the Mercedes S-Class.
He posted “Since I was 5 years old my grandpa always told me he wanted to drive a S class. The other day my mom took him out in mine. This video makes me cry”.
When a follower suggested he gift the car to his grandad, he asked if the follower watched the video because his grandad hand was shaky.
PETE DAVIDSON RESIDENCE
Pete Davidson used to reside in an apartment in Brooklyn Heights, New York.
He has a house that is worth $820,000.
That was before he started dating Ariana Grande.
With their engagement, they bought an apartment in Chelsea, New York at a cost of $16 million. It is a 4000 square feet apartment that has one of the only IMAX theatres in the world.
The apartment even has an indoor pool, spa, fitness centre and a private party area.
HOW MUCH MONEY DOES PETE DAVIDSON HAS?
He gets paid $15,000 per episode. That is small compared with top celebrities like Kim Kardashian and even his fiancée Ariana Grande makes from an event.
However that pay is impressive for a 24 year old. Most 24 year old don’t get more than $1k monthly.
Pete Davidson net worth is at $2 million. That is strange because his annual income is a little above $300k. If you multiply that by the number of years he has been with Saturday Night Live, it is not up to $2m.
However, if you put into cognisance the fact that Pete Davidson has acted in some movies, you would see that the money is just fine.
He recently proposed to Ariana Grande with a 3-carat Gold ring valued at $100k.
Hope the engagement turn out to be fruitful for the both of them.
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