Dax Shepard is a famous American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film director. After his first appearance on a TV show, ‘Punk’d,’ Dax Shepard commenced his career in the entertainment industry. Continue reading to find the net worth of Dax Shepard as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Dax Shepard was born as Dax Randall Shepard on 2nd January 1975 in Milford village, Michigan, the US. At birth, his mother named him after the character of the namesake in the book, ‘The Adventurers’ authored by Harold Robbins. His father, Dave Robert Shepard Sr. was a salesman in the car industry.
His mother, Laura LaBo worked at the General Motors Company. Laura had a huge business. In 1978, Dax Shepard’s parents divorced and his mother, Laura married three times after Dax’s father. Dax Shepherd has a brother named David Shepard Jr. and a step-sister named Carly Hatter who is an actor.
Dax Shepard finished his schooling from the Walled Lake Central High School. He continued his studies at the West Los Angeles College and Santa Monica College. Eventually, Dax Shepard transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). There, Dax Shepard earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Anthropology.
During his school days, Dax Shepard was interested in stand-up comedies but, he was shy. Initially, Dax Shepard worked with his mother for a short time. Eventually, Dax Shepard moved to Los Angeles and attended The Groundlings Sketch Comedy School for several years.
In 2013, Dax Shepard married Kristen Bell, an actress. They have two daughters named Delta Bell Shepard and Lincoln Shepard.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1998, Dax Shepard made his first appearance as a minor role in the romantic comedy ‘Hairshirt.’ Dax Shepard was commercially successful after enacting his major acting role in the comedy movie, ‘Without a Paddle.’
Dax Shepard’s work with his hidden camera reality series, ‘Punk’d’ helped him in becoming famous. Dax Shepard, Josh Hutcherson, Kristen Stewart and Tim Robbins co-starred in “Zathura: A Space Adventure.” This movie is a science fiction action fantasy. Dax Shepard appeared in all the series and episodes of the drama series called ‘Parenthood.’ He enacted as one of the major actors. Dax Shepard first wrote and directed in the comedy movie, ‘Brother’s Justice’ that was fruitful.
Around 2017-2018, Dax Shepard wrote, directed and enacted as Jon Baker in the comedy and action movie, ‘CHiPs.’ This movie was a box-office hit in the US and worldwide fetching him fame and fortune. After that, Dax Shepard wrote and directed other comedies including ‘The Buddy Games’, and El Camino Christmas.’ Dan Shepard appeared in lots of comedy series including ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.’ Dax Shepard appeared in the comedy fantasy series ‘Ghosted.’
Till date, Dax Shepard has never won an award for himself. Yet, he got nominated for the Favourite Dramatic TV Actor of the People’s Choice Award. Also, he got nominated for the Choice TV Reality/Variety Star – Male of the Teen Choice Award. Dax Shepard received the Audience Award for directing and writing his first movie entitled ‘Brother’s Justice.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Dax Shepard is $13 million. Most of his fortune comes from the television movies and series he has performed well. He is well-known for writing and directing movies namely – ‘Without a Paddle’ and ‘The Boss.’ Dax Shepard appeared in both these movies that were box-office hits worldwide.
As of March 2018, Dax Shepard purchased his ATV RZR, Lincoln Continental car and Yamaha R1 bike at $95,530. The home bought by Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California is worth $4,300,000.
Dax Shepard wrote, directed, produced and enacted as Jon Baker in the movie, ‘CHiPs.’ As of 2017, this movie earned $8,230,000 from box office sales in March 2017. The same movie earned $26,800,000 from box-office worldwide.
Initially, Dax Shepard had tried to appear in the entertainment industry. He had his first breakthrough when he appeared on the television show ‘Punk’d’ hosted by Ashton Kutcher. This helped Dax Shephard to co-star with Jessica Simpson, and Dane Cook in the movie, ‘Employee of The Month.’ Dax Shepard co-starred with his then fiancé Kristen Bell and his friend Bradley Cooper in the latest movie, ‘Hit and Run.’