Doug Stanhope Net Worth (2021) | Age, Height, Wife, FAQs

Full NameDoug Stanhope
Net Worth$2 million
Age54 years old
Date of BirthMarch 25, 1967
Height5.5 feet / 170cm
ProfessionActor, Comedian
Place of birthMassachusetts, United States
WifeBingo Bingaman

Doug Stanhope is a respected stand-up comedian. He is also an author and political activist, in the comedy field since 1990.

In his political life, people have always thought of him as a liberal but in 2017 he identified as an anarchist.

Who Is Doug Stanhope?

Doug Stanhope Personal Info

American comedian and actor Doug Stanhope has a net worth of $2 million, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts with an education that ended during his freshman year of high school. He relocated to Las Vegas after graduating from high school.

His stand-up career began in the early 1990s. He started appearing at a number of festivals, rapidly gaining popularity in the US and eventually earning television appearances.

He hosted The Man Show and has appeared on a wide assortment of U.S. and UK TV programs.

Doug Stanhope has released a number of DVDs and live recordings, as well as achieving success with his books.

How Much Money does Doug Stanhope  Earn?

Doug Stanhope has an estimated net worth of about $2 million as of May 2021. He has several sources of income. Stanhope has performed stand-up comedy in various stages and events, and he’s released albums of his pranks.In addition to this he makes money by appearing in films.

Doug Stanhope Net Worth

Doug Stanhope is estimated to have an annual net worth of $2 million, even though he earned this significant sum of income by being a stand-up comedian, political activist, and author.

Biography Of Doug Stanhope

Stanhope Biography

Doug Stanhope is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author. He was born on 25th March, 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts. Doug Stanhope Net Worth is estimated to be $2 million US Dollars as of 2021.

Stanhope’s life was hard when his father died in 2000, and it turns out that he had an alcoholic mother. Stanhope always loved to draw sketches and cartoons.

Stanhope attributes his decision to overcrowding. Stanhope organized a fundraiser in 2013 and raised almost $126,000. The purpose was to help a family victimized by Moore, Oklahoma tornado that occurred on May 20th.

Early Life

Stand-up comedian Ѕаnhоре mаdе his debut in 1990. He has not performed at comedy festivals such as the UС Comedy Arts Fesitval, thе Chісago Cоmedy Festival, Montreal’s Just for Laughs and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.

Stanhope has shown himself to be a host of many different shows. In 2001, he began hosting The Man Show with longtime friend Joe Rogan and the following year hosted his show on Sirius Satellite Radio which lasted until 2004 when Doug’s next venture was announced; that same year, Douglas got back into television by appearing on Special Report TV from 2003-2005 as well as 2005-2008 Girls Gone Wild: America Uncovered – where Stanhope also appeared in one episode.

Ѕtаnhоре Founded The Unbookables, a comic group featuring artists such as James Inman, Andy andrist, and Brandon Walsh just to mention a few. The first album release in 2006 on the 4th of July with the title Morbid Obscenity. That same year Doug released Sicko and The Great White Hope in 1990s.

Somewhere in the 2000s, Stanhopes released Die Laughing and Word of Mouth. Others include Deadbeat Nеrо, No Refunds (2000), From Across thе Street (2002) аnd Frоm Асrοѕіng Thе Sрасe-Gun On Hуm Self іn 2003. Lаtеr there was Oslos “Befor Turning The Gun Onto Himself”, Beer All Putsch’s 2004 debut album.

Career

Doug was first discovered at the age of 23 when he performed in a Las Vegas bar. The Comedy Store and Hollywood Improv were his regular spots, but then Doug moved to Playa del Rey. He also worked as an emcee for clubs.

His acting career started in the show, “The Man Show,” as a co-host. He also figured out how to do comedy during boxing matches having had his first fight at age 27. In 2005 he founded his radio talk show SIRE Satellite Radio.

Stanhope was also recognized by fans for his role in “Girls Gone Wild.” They also recognized him as an actor when he played a small role in the Aristocrats’ film in 2005. He launched touring comedy shows such as “The Unbookables,” which featured Andy Andrist.

Stanhope was also invited to perform at the comedy festival Cat Laughs in Ireland. Stanhope showed such success during these years that he was offered £7349 for a single video of “A Day with Doug”.

Stanhope has published his first book in 2006. He didn’t publish another for almost ten years, and there he beautifully presents the idea of his troubled childhood. He released his fourth book in 2020 titled “No Encor for The Donkey”, which is an audiobook.

Long Journey

2020

Stanhope released his latest special, The Last Of A Dying Breed in 2020.

2017

In 2017, Stanhope released his third book: “This is Not Fame.” This collection of humorous true tales chronicles the life of an infamous comedian.

2016

Stanhope announced in May of 2015 that he would be writing a memoir about the relationship with his mother, an occasional subject matter in his comedy. The book was released on May 10th and includes a foreword by Johnny Depp.

In June 2016, actress Amber Heard sued comedian Doug Stanhope for his “defamatory” claim that she blackmailed her ex-husband Johnny Depp. Heard dropped the lawsuit in the aftermath of her and Depp’s $7 million divorce settlement.

2015

Stanhope’s comedy special titled “No Place Like Home” premiered on November 21, 2015 at the Bisbee Royale in Bisbee. The filming was produced by Johnny Depp.

2014

Stanhope announced on “The Howard Stern Show” that currently, he was working with Johnny Depp. On May 5, 2014 . He had a supporting role in the 2014 Chris Rock film Top Five and played a police officer.

2013

On February 16, 2013, Stanhope debuted his podcast that was recorded out of his home in Bisbee Arizona. In 2014 All Things Comedy Network hosted the podcast and went on international hiatus for six weeks to do a national comedy tour.

In May of 2013, an atheist-run fundraiser raised $126,000 for Rebecca Vitsmun and her family whose home was destroyed by the Moore tornado. The reason behind the support is that she lives in Oklahoma which is a heavily Christian state.

2012

His 2012 comedy special “Before Turning the Gun on Himself” was recorded in Salt Lake City, and is named after how common the phrase “before turning the gun on oneself” was online.

Stanhope also impersonated John Lydon when he called an LA radio show in 2012 and answered questions as him.

Stanhope first supported Ron Paul during the 2012 presidential election, but later endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson.

2011

In 2011, comedian Jón Gnarr scheduled a performance by Ricky in Iceland’s only maximum security prison.

The show took place on September 25. And in 2011 he appeared on FX’s “Louie” playing a comedian that Louis C.K. knew 20 years earlier when they first started performing, in the season 2 episode entitled “Eddie”. He had a minor role and was first seen on August 11, 2011.

Stanhope spoke of his reluctance to take the role: “I tried to beg out of it. I said, I suck at acting.” He mentioned that he auditioned online through Skype with Rapaport.

Stanhope, a well-known alcoholic and self-confessed drunk has not been sober on stage since 2003. He is also known for dressing in thrift store clothing.

Improved version: Stanhope went 6 years without being sober at his own gigs, last being back in 2003. Tacky clothes is just the icing on the cake

2010

After appearing in a series of vignettes for the show Newswipe with Charlie Brooker, Stanhope became more involved as a comedian and media personality.

Stanhope signed with Roadrunner Records in 2010 to launch the firm’s new comedy division. The artist released Oslo: Burning The Bridge To Nowhere on May 3, 2011.

As a result, he performed a 25-night residency at the Leicester Square Theatre in London. This was followed by another international tour. Consequently, Stanhope won two more awards from Time Out New York: Best Comedy Performance award.

2009

His live show was one out of five at the top in 2009 according to The Guardian newspaper, London.

Stanhope’s new album, From Across The Street was released on November 24th.

2008

Stanhope, who was running with the Libertarian Party at the time, announced his intention to seek election as President of the United States in 2008.

Stanhope expressed that “It seemed like a funny thing to do” but the result was mixed. He was either successful or people were appalled by his want to represent their party. His focus was for individual freedom, self-government and to make America fun again.

2006

Stanhope has created a group of touring comics called The Unbookables, and they toured in 2006.

Stanhope had booked work to perform several gigs at the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in 2006.

The Stanhope incident led to cancellations of remaining appearances at the festival. In August, he returned to Edinburgh and agreed to a three-week residency for late august.

One of Stanhope’s routines at a show incited an audience member to violence. Though the police were called in, he left the venue before they arrived and got favorable reviews from the press for handling a potentially dangerous situation so well.

When Stanhope opened for the first time on a Thursday night, he was handed an ecstasy tablet by someone in the audience.

At the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stanhope announced A Day with Doug, an opportunity to spend a full day with him for £7,349.

2004

Imprisoned in 2004, he endorsed a political migration of at least 20,000 libertarians to one specific low-population state. “This is an idea that could produce tangible change in our lifetime,” said Stanhope.

2003

The Man Show was a weekly comedy TV show that Stanhope agreed to host in the hopes of becoming financially stable.

Among the show’s segments, Stanhope staged a boxing match with Tonya Harding and hosted his own radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio in 2005. That year, he was one of the hosts of “Girls Gone Wild: America Uncovered.”

2002

Stanhope launched his show “Invasion of the Hidden Cameras” in July 2002. The network pulled it two months into airing, but Stanhope had material left to compile another season.

Stanhope accused Spy TV – a show on which he starred as one of the pranksters – of stealing his ideas and achieving high ratings.

Following Stanhope’s week-long run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2002, he received the Strathmore Press Award for being voted favorite act of 40 press critics. In addition to receiving £1,000 as prize money and a feature in British celebrity magazine OK!, he also picked up his longtime manager Brian Hennigan.

Stanhope and his girlfriend Renee Morrison staged a mock wedding in Las Vegas but later said it was not legally binding. The two are expecting, which they have decided means abortion and vasectomy for Stanhope.

1990

Stanhope started his stand-up comedy career when he was 23 years old. He first performed in Las Vegas, then moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he developed his act.

1967

Douglas Stanhope was born on March 25, 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a standup comedian, actor, author and host of two podcasts.

In 1967, Stanhope was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to a middle class family. He had two siblings; his mother Bonnie and father Russ. His father died when he was ten years old. After divorcing her husband following his death and quitting drinking, she moved to Florida with Stanhope at age 10.

Dating, Girlfriends

2002 – Dating Renee Morrison

2003 – 2004 – Dating Betsy Wise for 18 months.

2005 – Dating Amy Bingaman till now lіvеѕ іn Віѕbее, Аrіzоnа.

In his early career, Ѕtаnhоре was heavily involved in alcohol consumption and lost all hope of recovery. In 2003 he decided to leave every addiction behind and focus on his career instead.

Аwаrdѕ & Асhіеvеmеntѕ

Doug received the Strathmore Press Award at Edinburg Festival Fringe in 2002. In 1995, Doug won that year’s San Francisco International Comedy Competition and defeated Dan Cook after a three-week competition.

FAQs

What is Doug Stanhope Аgе, Неіght, аnd Wеіght?

As of today’s date (May 17th, 2021), Douglas Stanshope is 54 years old and his height is 1.7 meters tall and his weight is 75 kilograms.

How Much Doug Stanhope Worth?

Doug Stanhope, an American comedian with a net worth of $2 million and former stand-up comedian, started his career as a competitor in the 1995 San Francisco International Comedy Competition. From that point on, Doug has toured internationally and built recognition for himself in public.