Dave Attell
Dave Attell
Real Name/Full Name Dave Attell
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dave Attell
Birth Place: Queens, New York City, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 January 1965
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: Monica Attell
School: South Side High School
College: New York University
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: Ex- Sarah Silverman
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Stand-up comedian, actor, producer, scriptwriter
Net Worth: $8 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Dave Attell is a famous stand-up comedian and actor from the United States. He is well known for his caustic wit, rapid-fire delivery, and his choice of material. He has worked in both the American television and movie industries.

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Biography and Early Life

On January 18, 1965, Dave Attell was born in New York City to a Jewish family. He was brought up in the Rockville Centre, New York. During his childhood days, he became the primary source for entertaining the guests at his home. Most of the time, he used to write his jokes and laugh at them. He recognized his talents pretty early in his life and later pursued them as a career.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dave Attell in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Dave Attell’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 18 January 1965. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Dave Attell completed his high school at South Side High School in New York. After successfully graduating from high school, he later pursued a degree in communications from the New York University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dave Attell is Jewish and has a sister called Monica Attell. He has never shared his personal life with anyone. So nothing much can be said about his relations with his family and other people. He has always been secretive about his personal life and has never revealed anything in front of the media.

There were some rumors that he was in a relationship with Sarah Silverman, who is a comedian of the same genre as well. In 1989, they dated for a few months before they split up.

Is Dave Attell Gay?

Dave Attell is not gay because he was rumored to be in a relationship with a female comedian, and also, he has never spoken anything about him being gay or bisexual in front of the public’s eye.

Professional Career

Dave Attell had his first gig at the Governor’s in Levittown in the year 1985. In 1983, he was hired as a scriptwriter by Lorne Michaels when he saw him performing in a late-night television show. He left this job in 1994 and signed a three-year contract with The Network, and worked as a regular commentator in a daily news show. He gained fame when he started his television series called “Insomniac with Dave Attell.”

This show was all about Dave walking on the streets of various American cities and enjoying the cities’ nightlife. Some of the cities which he visited were Boston, Chicago, Columbus, and Atlanta. His comedy acts were based on any of the following three genres: Blue Comedy, Black Comedy, and Insult Comedy. Dave entered the film industry when he debuted in a film named “Los Enchiladas!” in which he played the character of a man called Don. Since then, he has been featured in many Hollywood movies.


Dave Attell has been nominated for several awards for his outstanding stand-up comedy and acting skills. He has gained a cult following for his outstanding work. He has been critically acclaimed for his roles in various movies.

In 2001, he was nominated for the American Comedy Awards, in the category of “Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic of the Year.” In the year 1995, he got the award for an excellent stand-up comedian in the Billboard Music Awards show.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dave Attell in 2024

Dave Attell Net Worth
Dave Attell Net Worth

Dave Attell’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 Million as of 2024. His primary source of income comes from being a stand-up comedian and acting in various American television series and movies. He has also hosted several reality shows and events.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Dave Attell has lent his voice for several video games such as Outlaw Golf 2 and done humor commentary for Play Station 2.
  • He has been given a title as comic’s comics.
  • Through his comedy, he has raised his voice against various social issues such as racial discrimination and illegal drug usage.
  • Before featuring on television shows, he worked as a stand-up comedian in various nightclubs.
  • He has always said that no matter what a person does or says, other people will always find a way to criticize him or her.

Dave Attell never misses a chance to entertain his audience. Dave has come a long way from performing in nightclubs and television shows to hosting his reality shows. He has earned a large fan following, worldwide fame, and a considerable amount of wealth for his incredible work.


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