Norm MacDonald is a famous Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, producer, director, and writer. Norm MacDonald is well-known for appearing on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘NewsRadio’ and ‘The Drew Carey Show.’ Also, he anchored for the show ‘Weekend Update.’ Since 1999, Norm MacDonald began his show namely, ‘The Norm Show.’ Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Norm MacDonald as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Norman MacDonald was born as Norman Gene MacDonald on 17th October 1959 in Quebec, City, Quebec, Canada. His parents, Ferne MacDonald and Percy MacDonald, were both teachers. Norman and his brother, Neil grew up in Ottawa, Canada. Presently, Neil is one of the journalists of CBC.
Norm and Connie MacDonald were married and had a son named Dylan who was born in 1993. However, the couple ended up in divorce. Norm MacDonald was in a relationship with Elle Macpherson (1997-98).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Norm MacDonald commenced his professional life as a stand-up comedian when he appeared in ‘Just For Laughs Comedy Festival,’ Montreal, Canada (1987). Norm MacDonald wrote for the TV show called ‘The Dennis Miller Show’ (1992). Also, he edited and wrote for ‘Roseanne.’ Around the same time, Norm made a guest appearance in ‘The Jackie Thomas Show.’
Norm MacDonald appeared in and wrote for the show, ‘Saturday Night Live’ (1993-1998). He was a cast member on this show for five years and hosted the iconic news item known as ‘Weekend Update.’ After his appearance in ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Norm MacDonald made his name as a comedian that ultimately helped him to start his television show – ‘The Norm Show’ (1999-2011). He starred, created, produced and wrote for this show. Also, he acted, created, wrote and produced the show called ‘A Minute with Stan Hooper.’
Norm MacDonald hosted the show ‘High Stakes Poker’ (2011) and ‘Norm MacDonald Live’ (since 2013). Norm MacDonald’s other television appearances include: ‘Back to Norm,’ ‘Last Comic Standing,’ and ‘The Middle.’ As a vocal artist, Norm MacDonald has provided his voice in the shows including ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries,’ ‘Skylanders Academy’ and ‘The Orville.’
Also, Norm MacDonald has given his voice to several movies including ‘Christmas Is Here Again,’ ‘Dr. Dolittle’ series, ‘Farce of the Penguins’, ‘The 7th Dwarf’, ‘The Flight Before Christmas,’ ‘The Outback’ and ‘Vampire Dog.’ Norm MacDonald wrote the film called ‘Dirty Work’ (1998). Norm MacDonald released the book called ‘Based on a True Story: Not A Memoir’ (2016).
Norm MacDonald has released several albums including his first called ‘Ridiculous’ (2006). Later, in 2011, he released ‘Me Doing Stand-up,’ and in 2017, he released ‘Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery’ albums.
Norm MacDonald got nominated in Awards of CableACE (1993). Again in 1997, he was nominated for awards for Online Film and Television Association. Norm MacDonald won the Canadian Screen Awards (2006 and 2017). Also, in 2016, Norm MacDonald hosted for the Canadian Screen Awards. Norm MacDonald appeared in Comedy Central’s list of ‘100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time’.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Norm MacDonald is over $2.5 million. His major source of income is from appearing in various television shows as a stand-up comedian and more. Norm MacDonald also anchored, hosted, acted, wrote, edited and produced many television shows and movies. Norm lent his voice for many well-known films.
Norm MacDonald ranked No. 84 in the list of ‘100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Times’ by Comedy Central. Often, Norm MacDonald and Conan O’Brien anchor shows including ‘Network’s High Stakes Poker Game Show’ and ‘Comedy Central’s Sports Show with Norm MacDonald.’