WHO IS PETE DAVIDSON?
Born on 16th November 1993, Pete Michael Davidson is an American actor and comedian. He’s a cast member of the Saturday Nights Live (SNL). He has appeared on the MTV shows; Guy Code, Wild ‘n Out, and Failosophy.
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.
Pete Davidson was born on the 16th of November 1993 in Staten Island, New York. He’s the son of Amy (nee Waters) and Scott Matthew Davidson. His father was mostly of Jewish heritage and was born to Carla DiMaggio, and was raised Catholic. His mother is of Irish ancestry.
Davidson tried stand-up comedy for the first time when he was 16 in a Staten Island bowling alley when a group of friends dared him to take to the stage. Although, it was after he smoked marijuana. Davidson has suffered from Crohn’s disease since the age of 17 or 18 and has stated that he cannot perform with the influence of marijuana.
He attended St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School, then Totten High School before transferring to Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, where he graduated in 2011. His mother still works as a school nurse at the latter. He enrolled at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights after that, only to drop out after one year to pursue his career in comedy.
PETE DAVIDSON COMEDY STYLE:
Pete Davidson has been praised for basing his comedy on his own life and employing aspects of his life that have been likened to “a series of brutal truths and vulgar confessions”, and which make him relatable to audiences.
Coming to matters, such as marijuana, sex, and relationships; incidents he relates include those from his awkward high school experiences to living in a dormitory during his brief period at St. Francis College.
Davidson jokes about highly sensitive subjects, including the loss of his father during the 9/11 attacks. He says he finds that it empowers him to address the feeling of weakness that experiencing such a tragedy at a young age inflicted upon him. He is also an admirer of the Harry Potter franchise and has integrated that material into his comedy work as well.
PETE DAVIDSON NET-WORTH:
According to sources, Pete Davidson’s net worth is estimated to be around $6,000,000. Pete Davidson has been on multiple TV series and films. As one of the main cast members on Saturday Night Live (SNL), he has been with the series since 2014. He was only 20 years old back then, so he essentially grew up on the stage of Saturday Night Live (SNL), alongside prominent celebrities.
Pete Davidson earns almost $15,000 per episode, which adds up to almost $315,000 a year from Saturday Night Live (SNL) alone. Except, his influential career doesn’t end here! In April 2016, he was featured in his exclusive stand-up comedy for Comedy Central. The following year, he was also mentioned in Forbes’ 30 Under 30.
In January 2019, Pete Davidson announced that he would be touring with John Mulaney for their comedy series, Sundays with Pete & John. Hence, we can assume that he’s certainly earning a decent amount for an exquisite lifestyle.