General Facts and Figures
- Name: Peter Michael Davidson
- Net Worth: $6 Million
- Occupation: Stand-up comedian, Actor, Writer
- Date of Birth: November 16, 1993
- Place of Birth: Staten Island, New York
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Spouse: Single
- Social: Instagram
Early Life and Education
Pete Davidson was born in Staten Island on the 16th of November, 1993. He was born to Amy and Scott Matthew Davidson and has a younger sister called Casey.
His father passed on when he was seven years old. Scott was a firefighter during the September 11, 2001 attacks. After entering the Marriot Trade Centre which collapsed, he was never seen again.
The loss of his father drove him into depression and several times Pete had suicidal thoughts. Even so, he managed to get through all this after listening to Kid Cudi’s music.
Pete went to Xaverian High school then joined St. Francis College. He dropped out on his first semester to start his career in comedy.
Career and Net Worth
Pete Davidson is an American comedian well-known for being the youngest cast member of Saturday Night Live’s 40th season.
He kicked off his career as a comedian at Staten Island’s Bowling Alley at age 16. He later landed parts on MTV Shows, for instance, Wild ‘N Out, Guy Code and Failosophy.
He continued to work on comedy shows like Gotham Comedy Life on Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Underground with Dave Attell.
Pete then guest-starred on Brooklyn Nine-nine and landed a role on Trainwreck, Amy-Schumer Bill Hader’s comedy show in 2015.
Hader then connected him to Saturday Night Live where he became a cast member of the 40th season of the show, at only 20 years old.
He’s also made appearances in major movies such as Big Time Adolescence, What Men want, The Angry Birds Movie 2 and The Dirt.
He received a nomination in May 2020 for The Comedy Movie Star of 2020, after working on The King of Staten Island, at the 46th People’s Choice Awards.
Currently, Pete Davidson has a net worth of $6 million. He earns $15,000 per episode of the SNL show alone. This approximately adds up to about $315,000 annual income.
He was registered on the 2012 Forbes 30 under 30 in 2016.
Pete has dated Carly Aquilino (2014-2015), Cazzie Davis (2016-2018) and Ariana Grande (2018).
He hit headlines after announcing his engagement with Ariana Grande but called it off later in October.
Pete was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in his late teen years. He’s been receiving medical marijuana as treatment ever since to help reduce pain.
He once stated on Instagram that he finally stopped using marijuana and was for once sober after eight long years.