Dana Carvey
Dana Carvey
Real Name/Full Name Dana Thomas Carvery
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dana Carvey
Birth Place: Missoula, Montana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 June 1955
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 138 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Billie Carvey
Mother – Bud Carvey
Siblings: Brad Carvery, Scott Carvey, Lori Carvey and Mark Carvey
School: Carlmont High School
College: San Francisco State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Paula Zwagerman
Kids/Children Name: Dex Carvey and Thomas Carvey
Profession: Actor, Screenwriter, Film Actor, Comedian and Television Producer
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dana Carvey is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film actor and television producer.  The comedian is known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. He starred as Garth Algar in the Wayne’s World Movies Series. The actor was born in Missoula but raised in California because his family moved there when Dana was three years old. Carvey always wants to become artist, and he began performing at Bay Area Clubs after completing his graduation. The actor always knows that he wants something in life, so he moved to Hollywood to pursue the career.

Well, how well do you know about Dana Carvey? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dana Carvey’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dana Carvey to date.

Biography and Early Life

The singer was born on June 02, 1955, in Missoula, Montana, United States. The parents of Dana are William and Billie Carvey. The producer has three elder brothers named Scott, Mark and Brad and sister Lori.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dana Carvey in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dana Carvey’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 2 June 1955. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 138 lbs in Pound and 63 kg in Kilograms.


The actor completed his graduation from Carlmount High School. The screenwriter performed as a stand-up comedian in the San Francisco bay area. He graduated in communications from San Francisco State University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dana Carvey With Wife Paula Zwagerman
Dana Carvey With Wife Paula Zwagerman

Dana Carvey married twice in his life. In 1979, Thomas first time married to Leah Carvey. The couple ended their relationship in 1980. The television presenter married to Paula Zwagerman in 1983. The couple blessed with two children named Thomas Carvey and Dex Carvey.

Is Dana Carvey Gay?

The sexual personality of Dana Carvey is straight. Dana did not showcase any interest in men.

Professional Career

The actor moved to Los Angeles to start his acting career in Hollywood. Carvey made his acting debut in ill-fated EMT in film Halloween II. The comedian worked in the NBC sitcom One of the Boys. The show did not receive any positive reviews from critics. The actor did a small role in This is Spinal Tap and Racing with the Moon. After working in Dana, he returns to television with ABC sitcom Blue Thunder. In 1986, the film actor joined Saturday Night Live as featured artists.

In the show, he introduced characters like Church Lady, Bodybuilder Extraordinaire Hans, and Grumpy Old Man. The skills of Dana help show to gain status in the ratings. The actor appeared in Wayne’s World in 1992. The sequel of the movie did not perform well in the box office. After working in SNL for more than seven years, he left SNL. The actor worked in the movie Opportunity Knocks as a lead but did not perform well on the box office. In 1994, Dana worked in the movie Clean State and Trapped in Paradise.

The actor appeared in The Larry Sanders show. In 1996, the actor launched the show The Dana Carvey Show which aired on ABC. The show was canceled after a few episodes. Dana dropped the plan for becoming a film actor and start working on a stand-up comedian. Dana became a writer with The Master of Disguise. The comedy received good reviews from viewers. The actor recently appeared in shows named The Oprah Winfrey Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, and many more. In 2011, Dana worked in the movie Jack and Jill.


The actor received several awards in his career. In 1993, Dana received a Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance. The actor won MTV Movie Award in 1992 for Wayne’s World.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dana Carvey in 2024

Dana Carvey Net Worth
Dana Carvey Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Dana Carvey is $25 million. The comedian made his name in Hollywood during 80s and 90s and became a famous comedian in the industry. He started as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. The remarkable performance of Dana was in Wayne’s World and its sequel. He created his fortune from stand-up comedy, movies, and television series. In 2000, the actor started focusing more on family rather than work. Dana is less active in the industry nowadays.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Apart from comedy, he provided visual effects for the movie Men In Black and Black Hawk Down. Dana has a property in northern California’s Marin County with a net worth of $6 million.

The comedian achieved his dream through his talent. He is included in the list of top 100 richest comedians in the country.


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