General Facts and Figures
- Name: Daniel Dwight Tosh
- Net Worth: $20 Million
- Occupation: Comedian, Actor, TV host
- Date of Birth: May 29, 1975
- Place of Birth: Boppard, Germany
- Zodiac: Gemini
- Spouse: Carly Hallam
- Social: Instagram
Early Life and Education
Daniel Dwight Tosh hailed from Boppard, Rhineland-Palatinate in West Germany, where he was born on 29th May 1975. He was brought up in Titusville, Florida with a brother and two sisters.
He completed his high school studies in Astronaut High School in 1993. After which, he progressed to the University of Central Florida where he graduated with a Marketing degree in 1996.
Daniel Tosh is an American stand-up comedian and TV Host, famously known for the show, Tosh.0 on comedy central.
Daniel was quite ambitious while pursuing his comedic career.
He completed his college studies a semester earlier and began working as a telemarketer at the Central Florida Research Park.
After moving to Los Angeles, Daniel made his first comedy debut in Montreal’s 1998 “Just for Laughs” as one of the New faces.
He finally started to make progress in his comedic career after performing at the Late Show with David Letterman. He then showed up on several shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Premium Blend.
He hosted the Tens late-night comedy show in Florida and was a spokesman at Taco Bell commercials.
He made guest appearances on several radio stations including: Loveline, The Bob and Tom Show, and Kevin and Bean.
His success peaked when Comedy Central began airing his show, Tosh.0, which premiered on 5th June 2009.
The show’s content, however, was affiliated with homophobic, racist, and sexist content. He stood up for what he was portraying in his show stating that he was neither misogynic nor racist, but just found the jokes funny anyway.
Daniel Tosh now has a net worth of $20 million.
While working at the Central Florida Research Park, Tosh earned a minimum wage of $15 an hour to cover his bills. He also sold knives from door to door to supplement his then income.
As of 2013, he had a net worth of $11 million, with Forbes listing him no. 9 among the highest-paid comedians. His income mainly came from massive sales of stage tickets.
Daniel has a wife of four years, Carly Hallam, whom he married on 15th April 2015.
Surprisingly, to most of his fans, he has admitted to having social anxiety and so has a distaste for public speaking.