What is Ron White’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Age:||65 Years Old|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Born:||18 December 1956|
|Salary (Annual):||$8 Million Per Year|
Ron White Net Worth: Ron White is an American comedian, actor, and author who has a net worth of $40 million. White is a member of the Blue-Collar comedy tour and has written New York Times best-selling book “I Had The Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability”.
White initially served in the United States Navy before becoming a comedian. Let us find out how White climbed the stairs of success and amassed millions from his career as a comedian.
White was born in Fritch, Texas on December 18, 1956, to Barbara Joan Craig and Charles Don White. He went on to serve in the army at the age of 17 and was in the auxiliary rescue and salvage ship USS Conserver towards the end of the Vietnam war. He always aspired to be a comedian. For a brief period, he lived in Mexico and bought a pottery factory there, and then returned to the United States to pursue comedy.
White toured from January 2000 to March 2003 along with fellow comedians Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, and Jeff Foxworthy as a part of the Blue-Collar Comedy Tour. The show was sold out across the United States in over 85 cities and earned a good $15 million.
White also made guest appearances on Blue Collar T.V and even went on to launch his own show, The Ron White Show on WB Television Network which combined celebrity cartoons, cameos, and sketches.
White also filmed several episodes and appeared as a celebrity judge for The Gong Show with Dave Attell. He has also appeared on the shows such as ‘Sex and the City 2,’ ‘Kath & Kim,’ ‘Reno 911!,’ ’12 Miles of Bad Road,’ and ‘Horrible Bosses.’ He has also made a cameo appearance on ‘Why Wait,’ a Rascal Flatts music video.
As a part of his act, he drinks Scotch and smokes cigarettes, and even cigars and has stated the same in his ‘You Can’t Fix Stupid Show.’ In 2009, he released his standup show ‘Behavioral Problems,’ on DVD. White along with Michael Blakey formed the Organica Music Group(OMG), a label that promoted musicians and comedians.
His bizarre announcement was in November 2015, when he told that he was going to run for President of the United States as an independent candidate in 2016. The same year, White starred in the fictional Staton-House Band Showtimes series ‘Roadies.’
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White has been designated a day, April 27, 2009, as ‘Ron White Day,’ in Texas by legislative officials. The same year he received a ‘Patriot Award’ in March 2009 for his work to raise money for wounded soldiers. He also held shows for ‘Hurricane Katrina,’ and raised funds for relief. He has been nominated for a Grammy in 2007 and 2014 for the Best Comedy Album.
Besides being part of the Blue-Collar Comedy Tour Films and DVDs, White has released seven other comedy albums to date such as ‘Tate Salad a.k.a Busted in Des Moines(1990),’ ‘Drunk in Public(2003),’ ‘ They Call Me “Tater Salad”(2004),’ ‘You Can’t Fix Stupid(2006),’ ‘Behavioral Problems(2009),’ ‘A Little Unprofessional(2013),’ and ‘If You Quit Listening, I’ll Shutup (2018).’
He has also appeared on many compilation albums such as ‘Redneck Comedy Roundup’ in 2005, ‘Gents of Comedy’ by Comedy Central in 2006, and ‘Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White & Bill Engvall: Live from Las Vegas’ in 2004.
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date Of Birth||18 December 1956|
|Income||$8 Million (Annual)|
White married Lori Brice in 1981 and divorced in 1993. They had a son together named Marshall. He then married Barbara Dobbs in 2004 and they divorced in 2008. He married singer Margo Rey in 2013 and divorced in 2017 but White claimed that they were never legally married. In 2016, a ruling stated that they were in a common-law marriage under Texas Law.
As of 2022, White stated that he would be retiring from the comedy business.
His wealth came from doing his Blue-Collar comedy shows, talk shows, guest appearances, and radio shows. He sold 500,000 copies of ‘Drunk in Public,’ which made it one of the most popular albums he has sold.
White had previously owned a stylish Spanish home in Beverly Hills, a 4,800 square foot house in Beverly Hills, and was listed for $7 million in 2020. He reportedly bought the house in 2010 for $1.5 million.
As of 2022, Ron White’s net worth is estimated to be around $40 million. Ron White is one the highest-paid Retired standup comedian in the world earning $15 million during his Blue-Collar comedy tour. Ron gained this wealth through his numerous shows and by selling DVDs.