Not many people in the world have diverse careers, unlike Bobcat Goldthwait. He is a comedian, actor, voice artist and a filmmaker from America. He is famous for ‘An Evening with Bobcat Goldthwait,’ a stand-up comedy special. He also lent his voice on ‘Hercules’. Let’s find how much is the net worth of Bobcat Goldthwait in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
His official names are Robert Francis Goldthwait, son of a sheet metal worker, Thomas Lincon Goldthwait, and Kathleen Ann, who worked at a departmental store. Bobcat was born in New York, on May 26, 1962. He is a former student of St. Matthew’s grammar school, located in East Syracuse. He is a graduate of Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior high school. He graduated in 1980.
Together with his former classmate Tom Kenny, they formed a ‘The Generic Comics’ in their teen years. He also co-wrote different comedies in the early stages of his career.
Bobcat has been into two marriages so far. First, he was married to Ann Luly in 1986. Their union was not long-lived and they parted ways in 1998. They have one child from the marriage, a daughter named Tasha.
In 2009, he married Sarah De Sa Rego. The two later separated and finally divorced in 2014. Bobcat got into another romantic relationship with Nikki Cox, in 1997 and they broke up in 2005.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Bobcat’s career was established in the 1980s. He started as a stand-up comedian in the ‘Meat Bob’ show. He also appeared in ‘Bobcat Goldthwait- Is He Like That All the Time.’ He established himself as a unique comedian, who combined different aspects of life in his comedies. This garnered him an impressive fan base.
He started to release comedy albums in 1995. In 2003, he filmed ‘Don’t Mean to Insult You, But You Look Like Bobcat Goldthwait.’ he made appearances in many shows like ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ ‘The Ben Stiller Show,’ and ‘The Lay Sanders Show,’ He held a tour in North America and also performed for Nirvana in 1993.
As an actor, Bobcat appeared in films like ‘One Crazy Summer,’ ‘Scrooged,’ ‘Police Academy,’ ‘Hot to Trot,’ and ‘Burglar.’ He also starred in ‘Shakes the Clown.’ In 1985, he appeared in the music video ‘Come Out and Play,’ by the ‘Twisted Sisters.’
Some of the appearances that Bobcat has made as a voice actor are ‘Buzz Lightyear of Star Command,’ ‘Capitol Critters,’ ‘Hercules,’ ‘Unhappily Ever After,’ among others. His most current release is ‘Sleeping Dogs Lie,’ in 2006.
Bobcat’s efforts have not gone unnoticed, he won the Montreal Comedy Festival ‘Just For Laughs’ in 2004. He also was honored with Lighthouse International Film Festival Award, Boulder International Film Festival Award, Boston Independent Film Festival Award, just to name but a few.
Net Worth & Earnings
The multitalented Bobcat started on his career journey from an early age. To date, he has managed to accumulate a net worth of $1.5 million. This wealth is from acting, writing, and comedy. He has also produced a couple of films and all this add to what he has today. It is a well-earned wealth, through hard work and dedication.
Bobcat is well recognized for his funny character, amazing talent as a voice actor and a sense of humor. He has managed to merge all these characters into a successful career. He knew what he wanted to be from as early as his mid-teen years. Many years later, he is still doing it and living large.