|Real Name/Full Name||Douglas Gene Stanhope|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Doug Stanhope|
|Birth Place:||Worcester, Massachusetts , US|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||25 March 1967|
|Age/How Old:||56 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimeters – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Russ Stanhope
Mother – Bonnie Stanhope
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Bingo Bingaman|
|Profession:||American stand-up comedian, activist and author|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Doug Stanhope is a well known stand-up comedian. He is also an author and also serves as a political activist. In the field of comedy, he has been active since 1990. In his political life, people had always thought of him as a liberal, but back in 2017, he identified himself as an anarchist. The audience was surprised when he started writing books of excellent quality content from 2006.
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Biography and Early Life
Doug was born on 25th March 1967. He was a native of Worcester, Massachusetts, in America. Doug belonged to a middle-class family where an elder brother. His father, Russ, was the head of the science department in his school, while his mother, Bonnie, was a waitress. Life was hard for him when his father died in 2000, and his mother turned out to be an alcoholic. Stanhope was always into drawing sketches and cartoons.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Doug Stanhope in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Doug Stanhope’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 28th September 2023 having been born on 25 March 1967. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Stanhope never really completed his education. He left his high school at the mere age of fifteen years. He indeed had a troubled childhood. He never in one place and always changed his residence. Before coming into the field of comedy, he worked in telemarketing.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In the year 2002, Stanhope got engaged to his girlfriend, Renee Morrison, in Las Vegas. However, the couple was separated, and then Stanhope dated the comedian named Betsy Wise for 18 long months. In 2005, he first met with his love, Bingo Bingaman, with whom he got married later. The couple lives in Bisbee, Arizona, for now.
He revealed in an interview that in his initial career, he was heavily involved in alcohol consumption and lost all hope to recover. In 2003, he decided to leave every addiction and concentrate on his career.
Is Doug Stanhope Gay?
No, Doug is not gay. He is known to have dated three women in his life, which proves that he is gay.
Doug set foot in the comic industry at the age of 23 when he first performed in a Las Vegas bar. The Comedy Store and Hollywood Improv were his regular spots. But then he was based in Playa del Rey. He also worked in clubs. Stanhope also co-hosted The Man Show with Joe Regan in its fifth and sixth seasons. He also funnily performed in boxing matches. In the year 2005, he establishes his radio show named SIRIUS Satellite Radio.
He is also known to play a part in Girls Gone Wild. The fans also recognized him as an actor when he played a small role in the Aristocrats’ film in 2005. He also launched touring comics like The Unbookables, which featured Andy Andrist. The first CD was released in 2006. He has also performed multiple shows at the festival of Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Ireland. During these years, he was so successful that he was offered 7349 pounds for just a single video of A Day with Doug.
Doug published his first book in 2006. He published his second book almost ten years later, and there he beautifully presented the idea of his hard and troubled childhood. He released his fourth book in 2020 named No Encore for the Donkey, which was an audiobook.
Doug, for his spectacular acts, has been awarded many honors. In 2002, he received the Strathmore Press Award. He was honored to feature in the British magazine OK. He was honored with New York’s Best Comedy Performance two times.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Doug Stanhope in 2023
The net worth of Doug Stanhope is estimated in 2023 and found to be $2 million. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful comedian, author, and political activist.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Doug has always loved animals. He has always protested in whichever way he can to stop the use of furs.
- He also did a series of vignettes for Newswipe with Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, which was a British news show.
- He also worked to better the people who were struck by a tornado by initiating a fundraiser.
Although Doug has faced some criticism in his career, he became more robust and more influential each time. He has also poured out his heart, feeling in all of his books. He has definitely managed to earn some great heights in his successful career.