Howie Mandel is an actor, television host, producer, and comedian in Canada. He became well-familiar to the people as a host of the NBC game show entitled Deal or No Deal. He is regarded as one of the top 100 comedians of all the time. Mandel starred in several TV shows including Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Good Grief, St. Elsewhere, and Bobby’s World. He has also acted in various films such as Hansel and Gretel, Walk Like a Man, and Killing Hasselhoff. To know more about the net worth of Howie Mandel in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Howard Michael Mandel was born on November 29, 1955, in the Willowdale area of Toronto, Ontario to his parents Evy Mandel and Al Mandel. His father worked in the real estate industry as a manufacturer of lightings. He attended William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute but got expelled for impersonating a school official.
Mandel started working as a carpet salesman after getting expelled from his high school. He got successful in his business and managed to expand his business to two retail stores.
Howie Mandel got married to Terry Mandel, in 1980, whom he met during his high school. The couple was blessed with three children named Jackie, Riley, and Alex. Currently, he loves spending most of his time with his granddaughter and enjoys being a Grandfather.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mandel visited a comedy store when he was on a business trip where he participated in a gig on an Amateur’s Night. Soon after, he was hired by the television producer of the game show entitled Make Me Laugh in 1979. He opened for David Letterman on his shows in the same year.
In 1980, Mandel got an opportunity for playing the major role in the film Gas alongside with the co-actors Donald Sutherland and Susan Anspach. He was one of the first VeeJays to act on the Nickelodeon’s music video series entitled Pop Clips. During his six-year run on St. Elsewhere, he gained the national attention starting from 1982.
From December 19, 2005, Mandel started hosting the show Deal or No Deal for four seasons. He has also hosted various shows including the Deal with I, Mobbed, Take It All. Currently, he is one of the longest-serving judges in NBC’s popular show America’s Got Talent. His upcoming works include the CNBC revival of the game show where he was a host and also an executive producer.
Mandel got nominated for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program under the category of Outstanding Host for the show Deal or No Deal at the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2008. He was awarded the Male Discovery of the Year at the Golden Apple Awards in 1998.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Mandel is more than $45 million. He made all this fortune by becoming one of the top comedians in the world. He also earns a salary of $70,000 per episode for his work on America’s Got Talent. Mandel owns eight luxury cars which worth $2 million. The estimated value of his house in the real estate property is around $7 million.
Apart from his acting career, Manel also produced his autobiography entitled Here’s the deal: Don’t touch me. He enjoys providing funds to the organizations which help in lifting the lives of unfortunate people in many parts of the world. He suffers from mysophobia and hates touching handrails. Throughout his career, he has worked in almost all genres of the entertainment industry.