Douglas Steve Benson is an American comedian, television host, and actor who has featured as a judge on ‘Getting Doug with High,’ ‘Comedy Central Presents’ and ‘Trailer Park Boys.’ He was among the contestants on the fifth season of ‘Last Comic Standing.’ He now serves as a judge in the Comedy Central series ‘The High Court with Doug Benson.’ Here is a quick summary of the net worth of Doug Benson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Benson was born in 1962 on July 2nd in San Diego, California which is also the place that he grew in. His parents were Wendy Young, who was serving as a pharmacy clerk and Robert Benson who was an English teacher who later became a businessman. After he attended Grossmont College, which is a community college in El Cajon, he would move to Los Angeles with the aim of his exploiting his potential when it came to films. Benson was raised as a Methodist, and when he was a young child, he was struggling with a condition known as Vertigo and poor depth perception.
When one becomes a celebrity, many of their fans are always curious about their personal life. Well, for the fans of Doug Benson, he is not married, and currently, it is unclear the lady that he is dating. Previously, he was dating Jess Sylvia.
Career, Awards & Nominations
The dough started to perform the standup comedy when he was aged 20 years old. He appeared in several television shows and later as a stand-up comedian in a program titled ‘The A-list’ and ‘Two Drinks Minimum’ in the Central Comedy show. He had another show in ‘Marijuana Logues’ that played on Vagina Monologues, and it got to be an Off-Broadway comedy show. He has travelled around the world in numerous cities to perform comedy. Among his biggest achievement in his career is being able to host the 6th Annual Stony Awards with Rapper Redman.
Benson has compiled several comedy albums. His debut album ‘Comedy Death Ray’and later, he released his second album, ‘Unbalanced Load and the Comedy Central Records released it.’ The two album enjoyed good sales, and he released his third album, ‘Hypocritical Oaf’ in 2010. Over times, he has released multiple albums and his most recent is ‘Promotional Tool’ that was launched in 2015.
Net Worth & Earnings
The bet worth of Doug Benson is over $4 million. His wealth has come from his vast career in the comedy world. He has appeared in multiple shows as well as concerts that have paid well. His albums, which he has compiled have also enjoyed commercial success, and this has helped to raise his net worth.
Benson has done exceptionally well when it comes to comedy as illustrated above. His comedy is something that can be admired by very many people. He is an inspiration to upcoming young men and women that whatever you set your eyes on, you can achieve it.