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David Letterman

David Letterman Net Worth

2022 Net Worth:$400 Million

Net Worth:$400 Million
Full NameDavid Michael Letterman
Birthday:April 12, 1947
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Comedian, Actor, Presenter, Television producer, Screenwriter, Talk show host, Film Producer

David Letterman Net Worth

David Letterman is an American comedian and former late-night talk show host who has a net worth of $400 million. In years past, Letterman could easily earn $50 million a year in licensing and syndication fees, but that number has come down slightly in recent years.

He hosted late night television talk shows for 33 years, beginning with the February 1, 1982, debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC, and ending with the May 20, 2015, broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman on CBS. In total, Letterman hosted 6,080 episodes of Late Night and Late Show, surpassing his friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in American television history. In 1996, Letterman was ranked 45th on TV Guide‘s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. In 2002, The Late Show with David Letterman was ranked seventh on TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.

He is also a television and film producer. His company, Worldwide Pants, produced his shows as well as The Late Late Show and several prime-time comedies, the most successful of which was Everybody Loves Raymond, now in syndication. Several late-night hosts have cited Letterman’s influence, including Conan O’Brien (his successor on Late Night), Stephen Colbert (his successor on The Late Show), Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, John Oliver, and Seth Meyers. Letterman’s latest involvement was as the host the Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.

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Colin Jost

Colin Jost Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $8 Million

Net Worth:$8 Million
Full NameColin Kelly Jost 
Birthday:June 29, 1982
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Comedian, Actor, Writer

Colin Jost Net Worth

Colin Jost is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who has a net worth of $8 million. He is best known for hosting the Weekend Update segment with Michael Che on “Saturday Night Live.”

As a cast member and writer of Saturday Night Live, he receives a salary of $25,000 for every episode. Considering he appears in 21 episodes throughout the year, he earns $525,000 for every season of the show.

The comedian initially joined as a reporter and copy editor at Staten Island Advance. He then sent a writing packet to Saturday Night Live that earned him a writing position in 2005.

Jost was the show’s writing supervisor from 2009 to 2012 and the co-head writer from 2012 to 2015. He even performed as a stand-up comedian and appeared on other popular shows.

Following the 2013 season, Lorne Michaels asked Jost if he was interested in doing the Weekend Update feature because Seth Meyers was leaving to host “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Jost accepted and began doing the Weekend Update feature in the next season.

He has stated that he draws from the work of Norm Macdonald and Tina Fey for his Weekend Update material and the comedic tone. He also wrote an episode for Seth Meyer’s show as well as an episode of the television series “Funny as Hell.”

Although he mainly does the Weekend Update features, he occasionally appears in other sketches. He portrayed John Kasich in a sketch of the Republican primary debates for the 2016 presidential election cycle, and for the 2020 democratic primary debates, he portrayed Pete Buttigieg who he had lived with while they both attended Harvard. In 2017, he returned to his role as head writer for “Saturday Night Live.”

Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson met on the set of Saturday Night Live in 2006, and they started a relationship in 2017. They got engaged in 2019 and married in 2020.

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Michael Che

Michael Che Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $4 Million

Net Worth:$4 Million
Full NameMichael Che Campbell
Birthday:May 19, 1983
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer

Michael Che Net Worth

Michael Che is an American actor, comedian, and writer who has a net worth of $4 million.

He is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he serves as co-anchor on Weekend Update and co-head writer alongside Colin Jost. Che and Jost co-hosted the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2018.

Che’s SNL salary is $15,000 per episode which works out to around $315,000 per season since there are 21 episodes in one season. The salary of cast members increases depending on how long they have been part of SNL. Reportedly, first-year cast members make $7,000 per episode, with the second-year cast making $8,000 per episode. The ones who have made it to their fifth season and beyond make $15,000 per episode.

Che has won Writers Guild of America Awards for Comedy/Variety – Sketch Series for SNL in 2017 and 2018, and has been nominated for multiple Primetime Emmy Awards.

Che was briefly a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has previously worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live. At the end of September 2014, he became a Weekend Update co-anchor for the 40th season of Saturday Night Live alongside Colin Jost, replacing Cecily Strong.

On May 6, 2021 Che launched his own show on HBO Max called That Damn Michael Che.

The series makes light of current events in society and recurring themes such as love, unemployment, and loss. The episodes are sketches and vignettes from Che’s perspective.

It stars other known personalities and his fellow cast members from SNL, including Method Man, Cecily Strong, Omari Hardwick, Colin Jost and more. The show has six episodes, with each episode illustrating different aspects of navigating life.

Che has also worked in several other productions, such as Lyle (2014), Detroiters (2017), The Other Two (2019), and Sesame Street (2019), to name a few.

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Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $6 Million

Net Worth:$6 Million
Full NamePeter Michael Davidson
Birthday:November 16, 1993
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Comedian, Actor

Pete Davidson Net Worth

Peter “Pete” Davidson is an American comedian and actor from New York who has a net worth of $6 million. Davidson is a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He has also appeared on the MTV shows Guy Code, Wild ‘n Out, and Philosophy.

He has performed stand-up comedy on Adam DeVine’s House Party, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, and guest-starred in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

He is also famous for dating many famous women, notably Ariana Grande.

Before doing standup, Davidson made on-screen appearances for MTV. He appeared on MTV comedy series Failosophy, PDA and Moms and Guy Code. This is where he was first able to display his vibrant character and sense of humor on television.

Davidson’s career took off when he landed a spot on Saturday Night Live’s cast. He became the youngest cast member ever and his debut garnered great reviews from critics. This was largely due to a very funny skit with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson where they awkwardly ended up in the “69” sex position.

Adding to Davidson’s fame, in 2015 he participated in Comedy Central’s Roast of Justin Bieber and held his own with the likes of well-established comedians such as Will Ferrel, Hannibal Burres, Chris D’Elia, and others.

As years went on, Davidson became a fan favorite on SNL and is now one of the highest-paid cast members. His fame from the show allowed him to gain more attention from the film industry and he was able to star and produce a plethora of movies.

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