What are Pete Davidson’s net worth and salary?
Pete Davidson is a comedian from the United States with an estimated net worth of $8 million. Pete Davidson is best recognized for being the youngest cast member in the 40th season of “Saturday Night Live,” when he was a featured comedian. He is also well-known for dating a number of well-known ladies, most notably Ariana Grande.
Pete Michael Davidson was born on Staten Island on November 16, 1993. Amy and Scott Matthew Davidson are his parents. Casey, his younger sister, is his only sibling.
Pete’s father died on 9/11 when he was seven years old. His father worked as a firefighter in New York City and was last seen running into the Marriott Trade Center moments before it collapsed. Pete’s sadness was very distressing, and he later expressed it by acting out at school. He had a habit of getting himself into problems. He later confessed that he had suicidal thoughts and that Kid Cudi’s music had saved his life. Pete graduated from Xaverian High School in 2012 and enrolled at St. Francis College, but left after one semester to pursue his passion for comedy.
At the age of 16, Davidson performed his first stand-up comedy show at a Staten Island bowling alley. Philosophy, an MTV comedy series, was his first onscreen debut. Following that, he performed on other reality shows before having his first televised standup performance on Gotham Comedy Live, a Comedy Central show that spotlights up-and-coming comedians. He went on to make further stand-up appearances and a brief appearance on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” before joining the cast of “Saturday Night Live.” He was offered the opportunity to audition because of his friendship with Bill Hader, whom he met while filming a small role in the 2015 film “Trainwreck.”
On September 27th, 2014, he made his debut on SNL’s 40th season opener. Pete was one of the youngest cast members of all time, and the first cast member born in the 1990s, at the age of 20. His performance in the first season received critical acclaim, and Davidson is frequently lauded for being accessible to audiences and for mocking delicate and taboo subjects, including those that are perilously near to his own life and emotions, such as the 9/11 events. When the 44th season of Saturday Night Live finished, critics in the Washington Post hailed Davidson as the show’s breakout star and most memorable performer.
In April 2016, Davidson taped his first Comedy Central stand-up special. In January 2019, Davidson announced that he would be touring alongside John Mulaney for a limited run of “Sundays with Pete & John” comedy gigs.
Pete Davidson Saturday Night Live Salary
Davidson makes $15,000 each episode as the main cast member who has been with the show since 2014. Pete would earn roughly $315,000 per year from SNL if he makes at least one appearance on each of the 21 episodes each year. The highest-paid cast members earn around $500,000 each year, or $25,000 every episode.
From 2014 to 2015, Pete dated comedian Carly Aquilino, then from 2016 to 2018, he dated Cazzie David. He notably got engaged to Ariana Grande in the summer of 2018, but the two broke up in the fall of 2019. He was also linked to actress Kate Beckinsale for a short time.
Davidson has Chron’s illness and has stated that he cannot function without the use of medical marijuana. He was quoted as stating he wouldn’t be able to work on SNL if he didn’t have it, but on March 6, 2017, he revealed on Instagram that he had stopped using drugs and was clean for the first time in eight years. He then confirmed on a podcast with Marc Maron that he still used marijuana on occasion, though he had drastically reduced his use.
During Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, he was a passionate supporter and fan, even getting a tattoo of her on his leg. Pete has around 40 tattoos, including one on his left bicep with his father’s firefighter badge, 8418.
On December 15, 2018, the New York Police Department conducted a wellness check on Davidson after he uploaded an Instagram post indicating suicidal thoughts, which alarmed his fans, friends, and former fiancee Grande. He was discovered safe and sound in the SNL studios, and he only appeared on the show once that night, as a musical act’s introduction.
Pete began dating Kim Kardashian in late 2021.
Purchasing Real Estate
Pete bought his mother a $1.3 million home in Staten Island, New York, in 2016.
Pete acquired a $1.2 million condo overlooking the lake just a few blocks from his mother’s house in December 2020.